Hit the streets for the annual RUNNING OF THE SANTAS, starting at 519 Fulton St. Dress up and register at 1 p.m.; run's at 3 p.m. $25 and up. runningofthesantas.com.
The younger set gathers at 9 a.m. Saturday for the 1-mile REINDEER RUN AND ROMP at Canal Place Plaza, 333 Canal St. Games, Santa and more follow. $15. downtownnola.com.
The 610 Stompers bring "extraordinary moves" to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Orpheum Theater. $10 and up.(504) 523-6530. lpomusic.com.