Thursday, Dec. 24
Holiday: Global Winter Wonderland
Celebrate Christmas with millions of lights, 70 gigantic Chinese lanterns, carnival rides and more. Tulare County Fairgrounds, 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tulare, 510-962-8586, www.globalwonderland.com/public/tulare/index.cfm. 4:30-10 p.m.
Holiday: Christmas service
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Sing Christmas songs as you celebrate the birth of Jesus. NorthPointe Church, 4625 W. Palo Alto Ave., Fresno, 559-276-2300, www.northpointe.org/event/christmas-at-northpointe-2015/2015-12-24. 4 p.m., 7 p.m.
Community: Food and toy distribution
There’s still time to volunteer to help pass out food and toys to more than 2,000 children in the community. Visalia Emergency Aid Food Pantry, 217 NE Third Ave., Visalia, 559-732-0101, www.facebook.com/events/1528311667493014. 8 a.m.
Music: The Experience
Ring in Christmas with a blend of jazz, funk and Latin and 45 beers on tap. Goldstein’s Mortuary & Delicatessen, 1279 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/513514838816248, Free. 7 p.m.
Holiday: Christmas Eve candlelight service
The 118th annual event closes out the Advent Season. First Armenian Presbyterian Church, 430 S. First St., Fresno, 559-237-6638, Free. 7 p.m.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.