Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest, to be held Friday through Sunday, December 4–6, will feature shopping, raffles, wreaths, carols and ice carving.

Participating shops, marked by candy canes and streamers, will distribute tickets for a free raffle for local dining. Tickets for a raffle called Wiscasset in a Basket will be sold at the Holiday Gift Shop, located at 75 Main Street.The basket, with a total value of about $500, will include a takeaway dinner for four from Sarah’s Café and an overnight stay at Cod Cove Inn in Edgecomb.

Decorated wreaths will be displayed on outdoor railings around the village; Marketfest attendees may vote for their favorites through Sunday afternoon and then wreaths will be donated to Toys for Tots at the end of Marketfest.

Carols on the Common will be held on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. James Crowley of Sheepscot Valley Chorus will lead community members in song. All participants must wear masks and maintain physical distance across the expanse of the Common.

Ice carving will be demonstrated around the village on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Sculptures will be carved with chainsaws and then lit from within. The traditional tree lighting on the Wiscasset Common at 4:30 p.m. will be accompanied by more Carols on the Common.

Shopping, raffles and Wreaths Around the Holidays continue on Sunday, and ice sculptures will remain on view.

Visit wiscassetholidaymarketfest.com for more information, including raffle locations.