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Don't miss the holiday lights at Baton Rouge General. The free display of holiday decorations and musically synchronized light displays wraps up Friday evening. Free. facebook.com/brglights

ADVOCATE STAFF PHOTO BY HILARY SCHEINUK

SATURDAY 

WINTER FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret Street and Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans. Featuring nearly 100 vendors selling arts, crafts, food and produce. Free. freretmarket.org

THROUGH FRIDAY 

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BATON ROUGE GENERAL: 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Baton Rouge General, corner of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Picardy Avenue. The hospital's lawn transforms into a twinkling, singing and musically synchronized light display for the family. Free. facebook.com/brglights.

THROUGH SATURDAY 

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS: Downtown Natchitoches. A variety of celebrations, entertainment, food and music to celebrate the holiday season. View the schedule and get more information at natchitocheschristmas.com.

THROUGH SUNDAY 

CHRISTMAS AT BLUE BAYOU: 6 p.m. Blue Bayou Dixie Landin', 18142 E. Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. Drive through more than a mile of custom lights synchronized to music. $28 at the gates, per car, up to eight passengers. facebook.com/christmasatbluebayou.

SHADRACK'S CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND: Dusk to 10 p.m. Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Featuring more than 2 miles of custom-made displays that dance to music played over the car radio. $25 for cars and family vans. $40 for activity vans, limos and mini/half buses. $80 for tours and school buses. lamardixonexpocenter.com.