Start your weekend holiday plans. Here are some community events:
• Gig Harbor Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Arrival of Santa Claus 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 1, Skansie Brother’s Park, Jerisich Dock, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. Free
• Sumner’s annual Santa Parade 2:30-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Sumner Downtown Association, 906 Kincaid, Sumner. Free. sumnerdowntown.com.