Holiday tree-lighting, 6-8 p.m. in Community Plaza, intersection of Main and State streets in downtown Los Altos. The event features a visit from Santa, train rides provided by the American Legion, entertainment, children’s activities and refreshments. Information: downtownlosaltos.org or 949-5282.
Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards luncheon, 11:45 a.m. at Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills. Information: jointvolunteerawards.com.
Horse-drawn carriage rides, 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13-15, 20-23 and 26. The 30-minute rides travel through downtown Los Altos. Cost is $90. Information: downtownlosaltos.org.