Avoca Museum’s annual Christmas Open House, “Christmas Joy,” will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10, at the museum located at 1514 Main St., Altavista. Each room of the Victorian home will be decorated by Avoca’s volunteers and members of the Altavista community. The event features musical entertainment, refreshments, visits by Santa, a bake sale and a silent auction with all proceeds benefiting Avoca Museum’s educational programs. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 6 to 11 and free for ages 5 and younger. Tickets are available at the museum gift shop the days of the event.