The holidays are almost here, but if you need to take a break from all the shopping, there's plenty to do in Northeast Ohio this weekend.

Whether you're looking for a bar crawl to let loose, or you need somewhere to take the kids, check out our list of weekend activities.

Chalet 50th Anniversary

What: The Chalet at the Cleveland Metroparks is celebrating its 50th anniversary, so why not try some tobogganing? The anniversary event is free to the public, though tobogganing rates apply for those wanting to take a ride. The first 50 guests can buy an all-day pass for $5. Get more info here.

Where: The Chalet, 16200 Valley Parkway, Strongsville

When: Saturday 12-10:30 p.m.

Coventry Holiday Fest

What: Head to Coventry Village's fifth annual Holiday Festival for free activities and parking. Kids can get complimentary photos with Santa while adults shop with a holiday ambassador ready to guide you in your gift-giving. Click here to see all the activities.

Where: Coventry Village, Cleveland Heights

When: Saturday 12-11 p.m.

Donuts with Santa

What: We can't think of many better ways to spend a Saturday morning than by eating donuts while hanging out with Mr. Claus himself. Head to City Girl Donuts for a longjohn and some holiday cheer.

Where: City Girl Donuts, 20253 Lake Road, Rocky River

When: Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Holiday Tea at The Ritz

What: Spend your Sunday sipping tea at The Ritz-Carlton. Choose from a selection of festive teas, sandwiches and sweets while you spend time with your loved ones. Get more info here.

Where: The Ritz-Carlton, 1515 W. 3rd St., Cleveland

When: Sunday 2-4 p.m.

Katy Perry

What: Are you ready to roar? Katy Perry is bringing her "Witness" tour to The Q, though we doubt she named the tour in honor of our favorite Cleveland Cavalier. The pop star is known for songs like "Roar", "Firework", and "California Girls." Get tickets here.

Where: Quicken Loans Arena, 1 Center Court, Cleveland

When: Sunday 7 p.m.

Peanuts Meet The Grinch

What: WKYC's own Russ Mitchell will narrate as the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra performs "You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch", "T'was the Night Before Christmas", and "A Charlie Brown Christmas." Get your tickets here.

Where: Hanna Theatre, 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

When: Saturday 8 p.m.

Straight No Chaser

What: The famous a cappella group brings their "Speakeasy Tour" to Playhouse Square this weekend. Get tickets here.

Where: KeyBank State Theatre

When: Sunday 3 and 7:30 p.m.

Tremont BrewHaHa

What: Ride Lolly the Trolley around Tremont as you check out the neighborhood's various bars and shops. The event combines the Tremont BrewHop with the Holiday ArtWalk, meaning there's plenty to see and drink. More info is here.

Where: Grand Ballroom Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 2187 W. 14th St., Cleveland

When: Friday 5-11 p.m.

Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl

What: Borrow your dad's favorite sweater and get to Around the Corner to kick off this Lakewood bar crawl. Various bars will feature drink specials, DJs and an after-party. Get tickets here.

Where: Around the Corner, 18616 Detroit Ave., Lakewood

When: Saturday 12-9 p.m.


What: Get to Cleveland's Gordon Square district for an afternoon of art, shopping and fun. See the Cleveland classic "A Christmas Story" for $1 at the Capitol Theatre, then mingle around the shops and explore various activities for kids. More info is here.

Where: Gordon Square, Cleveland

When: Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.