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Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Colorado Springs. Parade begins at 5:50 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 7, travels south on Tejon and then north on Cascade.

Colorado College's 22nd annual Arts & Crafts sale in Gaylord Hall and Perkins Lounge, located on the main floor of Worner Center on the NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. on Fri., Dec. 6, 4 to 8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., Dec, 7 & 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Victorian Christmas Tours and Teas at the McAllister House Museum, 423 N. Cascade Ave. Sat., Dec. 7 and 14. Two sittings each day at noon and 2 p.m. $15. Reservations, 635-7925.

Sounds of the Season Holiday Home Tour in Woodland Park. On the tour of six decorated homes, located in and around Woodland Park, listen to live music, win prizes and eat specially prepared treats. Tickets can be purchased from Woodland Park City Market, Vectra Bank, Alpine Auto, Williams Brothers Furniture, Woodland Beauty, Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds go towards the Dickson Performing Arts Center. $7-$12. Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 686-2464.

Sounds of the Season, a holiday benefit for the Salida Steamplant featuring music, dance, prose, and more. Sat., Dec. 7, 8 p.m. $4-$10. Call 719/530-0933 for more. Sun., Dec. 8, 2:30 p.m.

T.E.S.S.A. The Junior League of Colorado Springs & the Trustees of El Pomar Foundation will celebrate the Penrose House Tree Lighting, 1661 Mesa Ave. Features holiday buffet and cocktail reception. $15-$85. Sun., Dec. 8, 4:30 p.m. 633-1462.

Winter Celebration at the Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Create birdfeed treats, natural decorations and crafts and guided walks, puppet shows, winter stories, face painting and refreshments. $2. Sat., Dec. 14, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.

Holiday Book Fair at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon. Refreshments, story reading. Mention Ruth Washburn Cooperative Nursery School when making a purchase and Chinook donates 15% of the sale to the school. Sun., Dec. 8, noon to 4 p.m. 576-6320.

Winter Wonders, Air Force Academy Planetarium begins its holiday program. Traces traditional holiday and winter solstice celebrations throughout the world. Mon. through Fri. at 3 & 4 p.m. Free, limited seating. 333-2779

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