Witness the country's biggest Santa Parade while pub-crawling your way around Philly. Enjoy an array of different beers while listening to live bands like: Go Go Gadjet, Split Decision, LeCompt, Secret Service, Jamison, and Category 6. Electrical Factory, 421 N. 7th St.; phillyfunguide.comGeorge Balanchine's The Nutcracker
This classic performance returns to the Academy of Music's stage this winter. Through December 30. The Academy of Music, 1420 Locust St.. 215-893-1999; paballet.org/nutcracker
Go behind the scenes of our photo shoot with model Samantha Hoopes.