Running of the Santas: This weekend, thousands of Santas take the streets for the annual Running of the Santas. Get a head start on your drinking Saturday morning with $2 beers and $4 Captain Morgan specials beginning at 10 a.m. Head to any of the 12 participating bars for specials. Can’t wake up that early--Finnigan’s Wake has $3 beers and $4 Captain Morgans beginning at 3 p.m. followed by the “North Pole” run to the Electric Factory. Electric Factory, 421 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123, $23-$30.65, 6 p.m.
Santa Visit: If you can’t stand to wait in the lines at the mall, visit Santa at McGillin's Olde Ale House. (We promise they will be the sober ones today.) Bring your wish list and get a picture on Santa’s lap. Then stick around for a hot spiced apple cider and free soup with lunch. McGilin's Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, Free, 12 p.m.
Zappa Tribute: Head into Glenside Saturday for a Frank Zappa 70th birthday tribute. Dweezil Zappa and The Zappa Family Trust play the hits from the classic album Apostrophe (’) in its entirety. See unreleased video footage and pay a little extra for an exclusive sound check party and custom poster. Keswick Theatre, 291 North Keswick Avenue, Glenside, Pa. 19038, $29.50-$89.50, 8 p.m.
Sunday Brunch: Have a Sunday morning brunch at Supper this weekend. Options include a three-egg frittata, hanger steak and eggs, Dixie biscuits, cornmeal Johnnycakes, red velvet waffles and much, much more. With plenty of fresh ingredients, brunch never tasted so good. Supper, 926 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147, 10:30 a.m.
Brian McKnight: End your weekend with 90’s hit-maker Brian McKnight at the Keswick Theatre Sunday night. The R&B superstar known for hits like “Anytime” and “Back at One” will perform a special solo holiday show. Keswick Theatre, 291 North Keswick Avenue, Glenside, Pa. 19038, $39.50, 7:30 p.m.
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