More than 300 folks dressed as Santa, Mrs. Claus or some variation thereof are expected to take part in Santacon 2012
, a fundraising pub crawl from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., at 14 drinking establishments — in Martini Corner (31st Street and Oak), Westport (Westport Road and Pennsylvania) and Waldo (75th Street and Wornall). Tickets cost $40 and include free cover and drink specials at all participating locations, plus booze and trinkets on the bus. (Yes, we said "booze on the bus.") Register at santaconkc.com
or at Kelly's (500 Westport Road) from 4 to 6 p.m. Tickets are going fast. Don't say we didn't warn you.