Scuba Claus has a specially-designed wetsuit that keeps him warm in the chilly waters of the Ocean Voyager exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium. He welcomes crowds and chats with children (through the glass) during dive shows Thursdays through Sundays. FILE PHOTO

Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, Nov. 29

The season is on us.

There’s a lot to do between now and Christmas. As the termperature drops get some hot chocolate, a motorized pig and an underwater visit from Kris Kringle.

SCUBA CLAUS AT THE GEORGIA AQUARIUM

We don’t think this has anything to do with the melting polar ice caps, but Santa Claus has been swimming with the fishes lately. You can see SCUBA Claus at the Georgia Aquarium Thursdays through Sundays at the 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. dive shows.

The Submariner St. Nick is part of the Aquarium’s holiday activities, which include tree lighting, breakfast with Santa and the 4-D version of “The Polar Express”; $35.95; $29.95 ages 3 to 12; Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St., Atlanta; www.georgiaaquarium.org/

RIDE THE PINK PIG AT MACY’S AT LENOX SQUARE MALL

Cruise through a life-sized storybook featuring Priscilla the pig and her friends. The Pink Pig is a holiday tradition, first at Rich’s downtown, now at Macy’s in Lenox; $3; two rides: $5.50; three rides: $7.50; Lenox Square mall on the upper-level parking deck near Macy’s, 3393 Peachtree Road NE., Atlanta. 404-231-2796 or 404-231-2959.

LIGHT UP BROOKHAVEN AT BLACKBURN PARK

Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and enjoy music, free crafts, hot chocolate (for sale by the Girl Scouts), delectables from food trucks and pictures with Santa. There will be a lighting of Hanukkah and Christmas decorations; 6-8 p.m.; Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Brookhaven. www.brookhavenga. gov.

VININGS JUBILEE TREE LIGHTING AT TOWER STAGE

Enjoy holiday music and dance from local schools, train rides on the Vinings Express, face painting, balloon art and pictures with Santa Claus; 6-8 p.m.; 4300 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta. www.viningsjubilee.com.

Check the weather before you go out.

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