MARINETTE—Get out the silver bells; it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmastime in the tri-cities.

On Friday, the Old World Christmas Market will open from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Marinette Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave., to kick off the holiday festivities. The craft show will feature over 50 vendors with artisan crafts. They will be back open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Santa will visit the market from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with children’s face painting to take place during the event’s entirety.