You're invited to Lillstreet Art Center's 38th annual holiday party and art fair from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 22 at the center, 4401 N. Ravenswood Ave.

The festivities, which include free refreshments and music, celebrate the opening of Lillstreet's "Let There Be Light" exhibit, which features the work of more than 35 ceramic artists.

While you're in a jovial spirit, why not start your Christmas shopping at Lillstreet's Holiday Art Fair, offering one-of-a-kind gifts from more than 60 local artists. The fair continues from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.

The events are free and open to all.