High tea benefit

Gather with family and friends at the Renaissance Hotel Dec. 8 for an afternoon that will have everyone feeling like royalty. Beginning at 1:30, the Baton Rouge General Volunteer Auxiliary holds its annual Gingerbread Tea, with high tea to be served at 1:45 p.m. Children’s activities include cookie decorating, story time, and photos with Santa Claus. Adults can take part in a raffle, with chances to win a chartered fishing trip, a day of indulgence at Bumble Lane Spa, and more. Visit the website to purchase tickets.