Hallmark Ornament. Battery operated. Requires 3 AAA batteries. To hear music , shake globe gently. Use switch on bottom of base to control "Lights". In the "ON" position, lights on Snoopy's doghouse blink while lights glow on the little tree on the base. Slide the switch to "Motion-Activated," and the lights will be on only while the music is playing (after the globe is shaken). Music will play through one time and stop automatically. Price reflects additional shipping cost.