Beat the crowds and head to your local mall with your little ones to meet St. Nick and have a holiday portrait made. Photo packages vary by location. The Avenue Murfreesboro 2615 Medical Center Pkwy. Murfreesboro 615-893-4207 theavenuemurfreesboro.com Dec. 10 - 11 Enjoy a visit with Santa with professional photos by Statum Photography. Hours are Sat 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sun 2 - 4 p.m. CoolSprings Galleria 1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin 615-771-2128 coolspringsgalleria.com Nov. 5 - Dec. 24 Mon - Sat 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. (breaks from 1 - 2 p.m. & 5 - 6 p.m.), Sun 12 - 6 p.m. (break 3 - 3:30 p.m.). Santa’s arrival on Saturday, Nov. 4 is a PJ Party from 6 - 7:30 p.m. The Mall at Green Hills 2126 Abbott Martin Road Nashville 615-298-5478 shopgreenhills.com Nov. 12 - Dec. 24 Hours are Mon - Sat 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. (breaks from 1 - 2 p.m. and 5 - 6 p.m.), Sun 12 - 6 p.m. (break from 3 - 4 p.m.). St. Nick’s arrival parade is from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 12. Opry Mills 433 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville 615-514-1000 oprymills.com Nov. 5 - Dec. 16: Mon - Sat 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. (breaks 1 - 2  p.m. & 5:15 - 6 p.m.), Sun 12 - 6 p.m. (break 2 - 3 p.m.); Dec. 17 - 23: Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. (breaks 1 - 2 p.m., 5:15 - 6 p.m.), Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (break 2 - 3 p.m.); Dec. 24: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (break 1 - 2 p.m.) RiverGate Mall 1000 RiverGate Pkwy. Goodlettsville 615-859-3458 rivergate-mall.com Nov. 13 - Dec. 24 Hours are Mon - Sat 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun 12 - 6 p.m. (check website for break times). Santa’s arrival parade is Saturday, Nov. 12 from 12 - 3 p.m. Stones River Mall 1720 Old Fort Pkwy. Murfreesboro 615-896-4486 stonesrivermall.com Nov. 12 - Dec. 24 Nov. 12 - Dec. 15: Mon - Sat 12 - 8 p.m. (break 3 - 4 p.m.), Sun 12 - 6 p.m. (break 2:30 - 3 p.m.). Dec. 16 - 23: daily 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. (breaks 12 - 1 p.m. & 4 - 5 p.m.). Dec. 24: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (break 1 - 2 p.m.). Streets of Indian Lake 300 Indian Lake Blvd. Hendersonville 615-822-7627 streetsofindianlake.com Nov. 25 - Dec. 22 Nov. 25 - Dec. 18: Fri - Sat 1 - 4 p.m. & 5 - 7 p.m., Sun 1 - 4 p.m.; Dec. 20 - 22: 2 - 4 p.m. & 5 - 7 p.m.