The Office of Cultural Development and Downtown Pittsfield Inc. announce the second annual Upstreet Holiday Festival, sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave.

The festival will feature a visit from Santa, free train rides from Roaming Railroad, live music featuring cast members of the Town Players of Pittsfield "Christmastime in the City" performance, face painting, a cookie decorating station by Dottie's Coffee Lounge, The Berkshire Eagle Holiday Photo Booth, the Jingle Bell Run to benefit the Eagle Santa Fund, and more.

The festival is free and open to the public. For more information, visit or call the Office of Cultural Development at 413-499-9348.

For more information on the Jingle Bell Run, visit