Get your beer fixings in before (and after) Christmas with these thirst-quenching events.
Don't shave your mustache just yet. On Thursday, Dec. 3, Frankford Hall (1210 Frankford Ave.) teams up with the Movember Foundation to host a party for those who rocked facial hair throughout the month of November. From 6 to 10 p.m., guests can take part in various competitions and enjoy food and drink specials all night.
'Tis the season: Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery (646 Germantown Pike) celebrates the holidays on Friday, Dec. 4 with the release of Gingerbread Jesus: a brew filled with cocoa and smoked ancho chilis. Want to try this special brew for free? All you have to do is donate a present to Toys for Tots' Philadelphia Chapter. In addition to the drinks, seasonal bites will be offered. Things start at 6 p.m.
Local 44 (4333 Spruce St.) gets jolly for the season with a visit from Santa on Saturday, Dec. 12. From noon to 3 p.m., bring your kid, grab a brew, and have a great time with fellow neighbors from the area.