The town of Kent has announced holiday events:

The third annual Gingerbread Festival will be Dec. 5 through Jan. 5. For information, visit www.kentctgingerbreadfest.com.

The town's tree lighting ceremony will be held Dec. 6 at 5 p.m.

Kent Greenhouse and Gardens will sponsor horse and carriage rides Dec. 7 from noon to 4 p.m.

Photographs with Santa will be offered Dec. 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Backcountry Outfitters, Route 341.

The Kent Community Nursery School will sponsor a breakfast with Santa Dec. 13 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church hall.

The Kent Volunteer Fire Department will collect toys for its stuff-a-truck event Dec. 13.

Photos with Santa will be held Dec. 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. at N.M. Watson Wild Bird Supply.

The town's parade of lights event will step off Dec. 13 at 6 p.m., with refreshments to follow.

For more information, visit www.kentct.com.