The seventh annual Christmas in the Country event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5, at Country Inn and Suites, Route 209, in Franklin Township. Everyone is invited to stop by and drop off an new unwrapped toy for the toy drive or canned goods for the food drive. There will be a large Chinese auction, hot dog sale, complimentary cookies, punch and coffee. Santa will visit during the the event. All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Food and Toy Drive, coordinated by the Carbon Mountain Marine Corps League Detachment 996.