The annual Peace Breakfast to benefit Community Action Stops Abuse, or CASA, runs from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 895-4912, ext. 101.
Decorators bring their talents to the gingerbread house event from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Loews Don CeSar Hotel, 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Benefits the American Red Cross of Tampa Bay. $75, $100. (727) 385-5786.
The March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction, a tasting event at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg, runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Dec. 5. The gala includes live and silent auctions. $150. (813) 898-4957.
Ties and Tennis Shoes
Tampa Bay Rays players Matt Joyce, Brandon Gomes and Jake McGee are honorary co-chairs for the Pinellas Education Foundation's Ties and Tennis Shoes Gala on Dec. 6 at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. 6 p.m. VIP $125; 7 p.m. general admission $35. tiesandtennisshoes.com.
Holiday home tour
The annual Holiday Tour of Homes, presented by the Florida Orchestra Guild of St. Petersburg, will feature decorated homes along Brightwaters Boulevard NE in St. Petersburg on Dec. 7. $20 advance, $25 day of event. (727) 526-4256; (727) 527-0057.
Candlelight home tour
The Old Northeast Candlelight Tour of Homes celebrates its 16th year from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 as visitors tour eight decorated homes. $20 advance, $25 day of event. honna.org.