MIRACLE ON FULTON STREET
“Faux snow” on the hour, roaming carolers, Santa and his reindeer and LED lights by the thousands make spirits bright at Fulton and Poydras streets. The lights are synchronized to holiday music so visitors can rock around the Christmas tree. Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. until Jan. 2.
PIETY STREET ART MARKET
Add some downtown style to your holiday shopping at this Bywater market, 612 Piety St. in the Old Ironworks, featuring local artists, vintage clothing and a flea market. Browse the crafts to the music of Jesse Reeks and NOLA Nightingales. Open Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (504) 269-3982 for more information.
DANNY O’FLAHERTY’S CHRISTMAS CONCERT
The roving Irish balladeer and friends present an evening of song, dance and storytelling Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Tickets $30; $15 for children under 12. Call (504) 885-2000 for more information.
FLOW TRIBE’S WINTER WONDERFUNK PARTY WITH THE SCORSESES
Just back from its most recent tour, New Orleans’ own Flow Tribe brings its “backbone-cracking music” to Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Ave., Saturday at 9 p.m. $12 at the door.
NEW ORLEANS BLACK CHORALE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Under the direction of Xavier University music professor John Ware, the Black Chorale performs its annual free Christmas concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. The group specializes in African-American music, especially Negro spirituals. Call (504) 520-7597.
ROYAL TEDDY BEAR TEA
Children can dance with the Royal Teddy Bear, sing along with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and enjoy storytime with Mrs. Claus at the Royal Sonesta Hotel’s grand ballroom, 300 Bourbon St. British high tea is served. Seatings at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; tickets start at $58 for adults and $43 for children. For reservations, call (504) 553-2328.