THANKSGIVING PARADE --Big balloons, bands and Santa Claus will march into town, kicking off Baltimore's holiday season. Santa will arrive in a horse-drawn sleigh and set up shop at Santa's Place near the Inner Harbor amphitheater to hear kids' wishes. The parade runs along Pratt Street, from Howard Street to Market Place. Information: Go to bop.org.
HOLIDAY ARTS WEEKEND --Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Mill Centre as resident and guest artists open their studios until 5 p.m. today and noon-5 p.m. tomorrow. Holiday gifts made by the artists will be featured. The Mill Centre is at 3000 Chestnut Ave. Free parking is available off Mill Road. Information: Call 410-236-5098 or go to millcentre.com.
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