BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – It’s Christmas time in the capital area! Here is a list of holiday events happening in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas.

A Very Merry Museum

Where: Louisiana Art & Science Museum

What: The festive event will have engaging activities such as hands-on ornament-making, snowy science experiments, a scavenger hunt, and more.

When: Saturday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Family Event

Where: 13443 Lovett Road

When: Saturday, Dec. 17 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

What: Familes can meet Ssanta, play in artificial snow, and shop for Christmas gifts. Get your tickets here.

Gingerbread Brunch

Where: The Velvet Cactus (7655 Old Hammond Highway in Baton Rouge)

When: Saturday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: This family events is $30 per child and includes an assembled Gingerbread house, decorations, a breakfast entree, hot chocolate and more. Adult tickets are $22 each and includes breakfast and a drink of choice.

Learn more about the event here.

Mayor Pro Tem Lamont Cole’s Breakfast with Santa Toy Giveaway

Where: Capitol Elementary (4747 Gus Young Avenue)

When: Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 8 a.m.

Children must be present in order to recive a gift.

Constable’s Office Toy Giveaway

Where: Lillie’s Resturant Parking Lot (5735 Silverleaf Avenue)

When: Wednesday, Dec. 21 at noon

Children must be present in order to recive a gift.

Councilwoman Coleman’s Christmas Giveaway

Where: Leo S. Butler Center (950 East Washington Street)

When: Thursday, Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Children must be present in order to recive a gift.

Pictures with the Grinch

Where: The Velvet Cactus in Baton Rouge

When: Thursday, Dec. 22 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

What: Free pictures with the Grinch, but stay for a bite to eat!

Check back here for more events.