Several area businesses are getting in the holiday spirit, some even remembering the furry “little ones.”

Creators Syndicate, Inc./Broome County Humane Society

Matthews Subaru is hosting an Adopt-a-Thon with Pet Photos with Santa to benefit the BC Humane Society December 4.

Residents are invited to bring their children, human and/or fur-kids, to the dealership at 3013 Old Vestal Road behind Lowes from 5 to 7 p.m. to have pictures taken with Santa for free.

Free pet and human refreshments will be served and the photos will be presented in a souvenir sleeve. The BC Humane Society will have adoptable dogs on site to meet and adoption applications will be available.  Another event is being held December 20, also from 5 to 7 p.m.

Meanwhile, Fairfield by Marriott is holding a Day Out with Santa and Friends Saturday, December 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marriott on Upper Front Street in Binghamton featuring a free picture with Santa, a gift for each child along with free pony rides, free face painting and cookie decorating.  Donations of non-perishable food are being accepted to support local food pantries.