Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate opens its doors to a "Holiday Tradition" on Saturday.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays from Dec. 1-16.

Visitors can tour the 37-room mansion, stroll around the 50-acre estate, take part in the holiday teas, ride the romantic horse-drawn carriage, and listen to the Pacific Boys Choir.

There will be a Kid's Zone with pony rides, holiday face-painting, crafts and Breakfast with Santa. The Oakland Ballet will be performing an excerpt of "The Nutcracker," 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9.

Dunsmuir is at 2960 Peralta Oaks Court. For ticket and further information, call 510-238-3052 or visit www.dunsmuir-hellman.com.