The Weekend Guide

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Run, run, Rudolph.

Atlanta Santa Speedo Run
Spy spirited and scantily clad guys and gals racing through Midtown to benefit beloved nonprofit Kate’s Club.
Why: Kate’s Club founder Kate Atwood leads the sprinters (and stumblers) with her reindeerettes, including your own DailyCandy Atlanta editor, Ashley Hesseltine (donate to the team online).
When: Sat. Registration, noon; race, 2 p.m.
Where: Hudson Grille, 942 Peachtree St. NE, Midtown (404-892-0892).

The Download
What: This week’s roundup of Interweb play.
Why: Portraits of pups mid bath, a makeover project that makes people smile, and the growing debate surrounding Benedict Cumberbatch.
When: You’re online.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Stock the Barre Open House
 Take a tour, meet the instructors, see a demo of the class, and sign up to get your ass in shape at Brookhaven’s new Svelte studio.
Why: Roots Juices samples, Atlanta Activewear pop-up, and a gift of barre socks when you purchase the All You Can Svelte Membership ($165 monthly for unlimited classes). 
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 3944 Peachtree Rd., ste. c, Brookhaven (404-889-5963).

The Nightmare Before X-Mix
Have a very scary Christmas (and a happy Friday the 13th) with local rocker James Hall, indie-electronic band The Electric Sons, ’80s workout group Aerobics Cube, Yacht Rock Revue, and more in an eerily decorated Vinyl to benefit Songs for Kids Foundation.
Why: Photo booth and late-night DJ dance party (duh). 
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: 1374 W. Peachtree St., Midtown (404-885-1365). Tickets ($10) at ticketalternative.com.

Julie Bee’s Trunk Show
Covetable designer consignment goods, plus 50 percent off Julie Bee’s American-made shoes (if you flipped for her flats, you’ll love the pumps).
Why: Spend $150 or more to score a free hour of styling with The Cycle of Style owner Jessica Caballero.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: The Cycle of Style, 216 14th St. NW, Westside (404-565-0412).

12 Days of Midtown
Rack up 12 percent off your purchase at Raw Denim, a $15 gift card with $30 purchase at Republic of Couture, a free glass of bubbly at STK or Cucina Asellina, and more.
Why: Breathe easy with $25 off any 60- or 90-minute spa therapy at Exhale (plus a free class on the same day).
When: Thru Dec. 23.
Where: Various locations throughout 12th & Midtown. Info and updates at facebook.com/12thmidtown.

Photo: Timothy Carroll /  Flickr

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