Head out to Trainfest this weekend, write your letter to Santa and support Make-a-Wish at the same time, or take a guided walk and learn about plants at the Domes.

11 Friday

Christmas Fantasy House: This private residence will be decorated for the holidays by local businesses. Visitors will be able to tour the rooms in the 10,000 square foot house, stop in the boutique to buy their own decorations and grab a bite of holiday deliciousness at the sweet shop. Proceeds go to support the Ronald McDonald House.

Delafield Park & Ride lot at I-94 and Hwy 83 exit or Exit 287 (Address not available to protect owner's privacy), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. $20/Adults, Free/Children 12 and under. christmasfantasyhouse.com

Make-a-Wish Believe Campaign Kickoff: Pep rally featuring the Milwaukee Bucks dancers and mascot Bango to drum up support for the annual campaign to mail letters to Santa. Macy's donates $1 to Make-a-Wish for every letter received.

Macy's at Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa. 10 a.m. macys.com/believe

12 Saturday

Christmas Fantasy House: See November 11 listing.

GO! Discover: Whitetail Wonders: Discover some of the whitetail deer's secrets to survival in the city. Get crafty inside, then head outside to search for whitetails and the signs they leave behind.

Havenwoods State Forest, 6141 N. Hopkins St., Milwaukee. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. friendsofhavenwoods.org

Guided Walk: Twelve plants that changed human history: Plants are the backbone of life on Earth, and our everyday life depends on plants for air, food, medicine and more. Experience each dome with an interpretive tour through the world of plants with a little sampling along the way. Space is limited to 40 participants, so pre-registration is required.

The Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. 10 a.m. to 12 noon. $12/Adult, $10/Friends of the Domes, Milwaukee County seniors (age 60+), Students (with school ID), and Children under age 18.

414-257-5600 milwaukeedomes.org

Preview: The Rep's "A Christmas Carol" at Central: Milwaukee Repertory Theater artists will perform carols and share information about the company's brand new adaptation of "A Christmas Carol" premiering at the Pabst Theater this holiday season. A great opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and celebrate Charles Dickens' beloved novel.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. mpl.org

Re: Craft and Relic: Join thousands of Etsy-loving, Pinterest-obsessed and DIY enthusiasts shopping for everything from shabby chic to European antiques, salvaged items, vintage and antique furniture for the home and garden, architectural salvage, vintage-inspired jewelry, repurposed and upcycled treasures, and beautiful handmade clothing.

Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road, Franklin. $7/Adult, Free/Kids 12 and under. recraftandrelic.com

Trainfest: Features 70 detailed running model railroads and a kids' activity zone which includes a make and take clinic, a track to race trains, a LEGO building area and even a train ride.

Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $15/Adults, $5/Kids ages 4-12, $5/Military and veterans, Scout leaders in uniform, Free/kids 3 and under, Scouts in uniform. trainfest.com

13 Sunday

Christmas Fantasy House: See November 11 listing.

Re: Craft and Relic: See November 12 listing.

Trainfest: See November 12 listing.

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