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    Things To Do in Atlanta This Weekend

    by Atlanta.net Editorial Team

    Looking for things to do this weekend? Explore upcoming events and activities for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Check back each week to find the hottest events and can't-miss things to do this weekend in Atlanta!
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    Atlanta United Victory Parade

    Atlanta United Victory Parade

    Corner of Baker St and Peachtree St

    12/10/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Join us for our victory parade through downtown Atlanta! It all kicks off at 10:00am EST at the corner of Baker St and Peachtree St (next to SunTrust Plaza). The open-top bus parade will travel down Baker Street,...

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    Superheroes and Social Justice

    Superheroes and Social Justice

    Center for Civil and Human Rights

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Mutants, superheroes and ordinary citizens who abandon their humanistic instincts to fight for justice. That's what many people think of when reflecting on nostalgic memories of historic comic book series. But if you...

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    Candlelight Nights

    Candlelight Nights

    Atlanta History Center

    12/14/2018 - 12/21/2018
    Starts At: 5:30 PM

    Saturdays only - December 14th & 21st Experience Christmas past with a candlelit stroll through our beautifully decorated gardens and grounds, and be transported into the warm glow of the holidays. Guests are welcomed...

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    Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

    Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

    High Museum of Art

    Through 2/17/2019

    The High is proud to present the most comprehensive exhibition by Yayoi Kusama, one of the twentieth century's most influential artists, to tour North America in over twenty years. Atlanta is the final city on this tour....

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    Santa & Grinch In Residence at Ponce City Market

    Santa & Grinch In Residence at Ponce City Market

    Ponce City Market

    Through 12/24/2018

    Following his initial grand entrance on Black Friday, The Grinch will make his way back to Ponce City Market with great fanfare, taking up residency on the 2nd Floor of The Food Hall between Elk Head & Cobbler Union each...

    Deck the Hall

    Deck the Hall

    Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

    Through 12/4/2019

    Join us for Deck the Hall this holiday season at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame! From December 10 through January 4, Deck the Hall will be in full swing with bright holiday decorations and cheer,...

    Power 96.1

    Power 96.1's Jingle Ball Presented By Capital One

    State Farm Arena

    12/14/2018
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Lineup: Shawn Mendes, Calvin Harris, G-Eazy, Marshmello, Bazzi, Alessia Cara, and Sabrina Carpenter

    Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals

    Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals

    Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 1:00 PM

    The Atlanta Falcons take on the Arizona Cardinals in this NFL matchup at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

    Macy

    Macy's Pink Pig at Macy's Lenox Square

    Lenox Square

    Through 1/6/2019

    The Macy's Pink Pig train ride at Macy's Lenox Square in Atlanta, a beloved holiday tradition, runs from Saturday, November 3, 2018 through Sunday, January 6, 2019. The Macy’s Pink Pig has been a beloved Atlanta...

    Stone Mountain Christmas

    Stone Mountain Christmas

    Stone Mountain Park

    Through 1/6/2019

    Have a Holly Jolly Christmas at Stone Mountain Park, where the true magic of the season is in the air. Enjoy the glow of more than two million lights, festive music and visits from some your favorite holiday characters....

    Fantasy In Lights

    Fantasy In Lights

    Callaway Gardens

    Through 1/5/2019

    Christmas at Callaway featuring Fantasy In Lights, in Pine Mountain, Georgia, is not only the South’s most spectacular holiday light and sound show, it is one of the world's "Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights," as...

    Festival of the SEAson

    Festival of the SEAson

    Georgia Aquarium

    Through 12/31/2018

    Festival of the SEAson transforms Georgia Aquarium’s plaza, galleries and exhibits into a winter wonderland, incorporating a spectacular light and music show, appearances by Santa and SCUBA Claus, a holiday edition of...

    Garden Lights Holiday Nights

    Garden Lights Holiday Nights

    Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Through 1/6/2019

    The electrical extravaganza features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden, including the new high-tech Nature's Wonders, illuminating the world's natural phenomena through countless strands of synchronized...

    Snow Mountain

    Snow Mountain

    Stone Mountain Park

    Through 1/6/2019

    Snow tubing in GA? Yep, we have it! Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park is a winter wonderland of fun. With a 400-foot tubing hill and 2 moving sidewalks to take you back to the top, your Snow session will be packed...

    “Skate the Sky” at Rooftop Terrace

    “Skate the Sky” at Rooftop Terrace

    Rooftop Terrace

    Through 1/12/2019

    Back for a second year, The Roof at Ponce City Market invites guests to “Skate the Sky.” Ten stories above Ponce de Leon Avenue and overlooking the Atlanta BeltLine and Old Fourth Ward, the Rooftop Terrace will feature a...

    Christkindl Market at Atlantic Station

    Christkindl Market at Atlantic Station

    Central Park Atlantic Station

    Through 12/23/2018

    The Atlanta Christkindl Market is the German American Cultural Foundation's official Holiday event and the city's largest German Christmas Market. The Atlanta Christkindl Market is an enchanting, family driven Christmas...

    Madeline’s Christmas

    Madeline’s Christmas

    Horizon Theatre Company

    Through 12/30/2018

    In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines,” begins the story of Madeline. This holiday season will be unlike any other for Madeline and her friends. While on...

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    COCO + MISHA Pop-up Now Open at WSPD

    COCO + MISHA Pop-up Now Open at WSPD

    Westside Provisions District

    Through 1/1/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Open through the holiday season, COCO + MISCHA offers vintage clothing, slow fashion, handmade jewelry & accessories, found objects, and beautiful things for your home and body. Hours are Monday-Saturday 10AM - 7PM...

    Elf The Musical

    Elf The Musical

    Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs

    Through 12/16/2018

    Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is...

    Atlanta Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

    Atlanta Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

    Fox Theatre

    Through 12/24/2018

    Atlanta Ballet's first new Nutcracker in 20 years marks a milestone in dance history — with world-class choreography by Yuri Possokhov, awe-inspiring set designs by Tony Award nominee Tom Pye, groundbreaking projection...

    Birdie Pop-up Now Open at WSPD

    Birdie Pop-up Now Open at WSPD

    Westside Provisions District

    Through 1/1/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Started by Gregg Irby of Gregg Irby Gallery, Birdie offers a limited number of brands, many started by women, for you to shop this holiday season. You will find Coin Pendant Necklaces by Jane Winchester Designs, candles...

    Lucy

    Lucy's Market Holiday Menu Now Available

    Lucy's Market

    Through 12/16/2018
    Starts At: 12:00 AM

    Whether you're looking for The Main Attraction, scrumptious sides, delectable desserts, or all of the above, there's something for everyone on Lucy's Market's Holiday Menu! Just head to...

    Nativities Exhibit

    Nativities Exhibit

    The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

    Through 12/16/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    For the twenty-third holiday season, The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany presents an exhibit of over 300 nativity scenes from around the world from Saturday, December 8 through Sunday December 16 - open on select days...

    Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells Tour

    Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells Tour

    Buckhead Theatre

    12/10/2018

    Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding is headed to Atlanta on her latest tour. Doors open at 7 pm and show starts at 8 pm! All RESERVED SEATING on both main floor and balcony. For info...

    Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Atlanta Symphony Hall

    12/10/2018
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. Led by Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director, this...

    Krog Holiday Movie Series

    Krog Holiday Movie Series

    10 Krog Street

    Through 12/13/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Krog Street Market is decking the halls with it's inaugural Krog Holiday Week! It starts on Monday, Dec. 10 with a four-night holiday movie series featuring a free showing of Elf on Monday, The Santa Clause on Tuesday,...

    Slow Food Atlanta

    Slow Food Atlanta's Terra Madre Potluck

    5 Seasons Brewery Cellar Bar (Westside)

    12/10/2018
    Starts At: 6:30 PM

    Join Slow Food Atlanta on Monday, December 10, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 5 Seasons Brewery Cellar Bar (Westside) for a local celebration of the annual Terra Madre Day to promote the diversity of food traditions and...

    Chef Pano Cookbook Signing at Range Boutique

    Chef Pano Cookbook Signing at Range Boutique

    Range Boutique

    12/11/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Range Boutique will be welcoming Chef Pano Karatassos on December 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a cookbook signing! Chef Pano will be signing his new cookbook, "Modern Greek Cooking"- perfect for the upcoming holiday...

    Dark Side of the Tune

    Dark Side of the Tune

    The Basement Theatre

    12/11/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Discover the dark side to happy tunes across time with Atlanta's favorite Americana duo, Buttered Bourbon (Jared Olkin & MJ Schindler). In Dark Side of the Tune, Buttered Bourbon takes popular, peppy, happy songs that...

    Alliance Theatre: A Christmas Carol

    Alliance Theatre: A Christmas Carol

    Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

    12/12/2018 - 12/24/2018

    By Charles Dickens Adapted by David H. Bell Directed by Rosemary Newcott On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man well-known for his miserly ways, is visited by ghosts offering him a chance at a better...

    Party with a Purpose! #12DaysATL

    Party with a Purpose! #12DaysATL

    Upstairs Atlanta

    12/12/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Twelve Days Chapters across the U.S. host fundraisers each December to meet the needs of less-fortunate families. The Atlanta Chapter, will host its staple fundraiser at Upstairs Atlanta on December 12th! Proceeds from...

    Rufus Wainwright All These Poses Anniversary Tour

    Rufus Wainwright All These Poses Anniversary Tour

    Atlanta Symphony Hall

    12/12/2018
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Rufus Wainwright returns to Symphony Hall with special guest Rachel Eckroth for the All These Poses Anniversary Tour 2018 on December 12. Tickets are on sale now. 7:00 PM Doors 7:30 PM Show "Funny how one...

    The Christmas Carol Experience

    The Christmas Carol Experience

    Wren's Nest

    12/12/2018 - 12/30/2018

    Wednesays-Sundays at 7pm; Fridays-Saturdays at 9pm Brian Clowdus Experiences invites you this December to a cheerful and festive immersive theatrical exploration into a famous and timeless story: A Christmas Carol....

    Annual Senior Holiday Ball

    Annual Senior Holiday Ball

    Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Sometimes A Senior's Just Gotta Dance! A catered holiday affair for seniors to come together and have a great time dancing to their favorite tunes! Enjoy a fun-filled day of dancing with food, DJ, live band, prizes,...

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

    North Avenue Presbyterian Church

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 11:45 AM

    Join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the North Avenue Presbyterian Church as they bring cheer to this special holiday performance.

    Candlelight & Carriages

    Candlelight & Carriages

    Downtown Covington

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    A Christmas in Covington event presented by High Priority Plumbing Experience "A Christmas in Covington" the old-fashioned way. Each Thursday night until Christmas, horse-drawn carriages will chauffeur you and your...

    Civic Impact Awards

    Civic Impact Awards

    Center for Civic Innovation

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    The Civic Impact Awards recognize individuals and organizations in Atlanta that are tackling inequality by empowering and fighting for people and communities. We started the Civic Impact Awards in 2015 to shed light on...

    Holidays Together

    Holidays Together

    Grace United Methodist Church

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Join the Atlanta Women's Chorus for their first ever Holiday Show! What says “holidays” better than AWC’s beautiful music and looking at the world through the eyes of children? We welcome Ford Elementary Chorus as our...

    Lucy

    Lucy's Market Sip and Shop

    Lucy's Market

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    Join Lucy's Market for sip and shop events. The bouquet farmer's market will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with the items you need for the holiday season - from decor to gifts galore. Shop the store amongst...

    TURN Studio Restorative Yoga at W Buckhead

    TURN Studio Restorative Yoga at W Buckhead

    W Atlanta- Buckhead

    12/13/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Don't miss the last class of the season! On December 13, TURN Studio will be hosting a Restorative Yoga class with Erin Meason at W Buckhead. This is the perfect way to de-stress right before the busy holiday season!...

    A Christmas Tradition

    A Christmas Tradition

    Earl Smith Strand Theatre

    12/14/2018 - 12/23/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    A high energy holiday song and dance musical revue featuring costumed singers and dancers performing both traditional and funky Christmas favorites, A Christmas Tradition is a great way for the entire family to get...

    Celebrate with Sparkle!  Food and Wine Pairing

    Celebrate with Sparkle! Food and Wine Pairing

    The Savvy Cellars

    12/14/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Very Limited Seating! Hosted by Ophelia Santos of the Int'l Culinary Institute. Join us for a fabulous evening of tasting 5 delicious plates (tasting sized) with 5 sparkling wines...just in time for the holidays!...

    Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir

    Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir

    Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

    12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    The biggest boy choir event of the year! Come hear all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they offer an unforgettable holiday concert. You'll be mesmerized by the transcendent Georgia Boy Choir sound as they perform...

    Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Party

    Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Party

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History

    12/14/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and giant screen movies.

    Holiday Handmades Sale Christmas Party (two days!)

    Holiday Handmades Sale Christmas Party (two days!)

    King Valley

    12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Come party with us and celebrate the season while shopping from some of our hand-picked vendors (long-standing vendors from our very first house shows as well as some huge supporters we've met along the way). It's a two...

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    It's A Wonderful Lie: A Holiday Comedy Spectacular

    PULP

    12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018

    Sitting at home watching "Elf" for the hundredth time? Time to get up off the sofa. Non-Violet Offenders have gathered their forces to do battle in the war on Christmas. Join NVO as it airs all of its Festivus...

    Jazz & Jokes

    Jazz & Jokes

    Free Life Experience

    12/14/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Live Jazz, Jokes and Open Mic Performances and Refreshments.

    Krog Holiday Party

    Krog Holiday Party

    10 Krog Street

    12/14/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    On Friday, Dec. 14, prepare to rock around the Christmas tree at the first ever Krog Jingle Ball from 6 to 9 p.m. Dance the night away to the sounds of Atlanta's own DJ Freddie P and wear your most outlandish holiday...

    Metropolitan Ballet Theatre present The Nutcracker

    Metropolitan Ballet Theatre present The Nutcracker

    Blessed Trinity High School

    12/14/2018 - 12/16/2018
    Starts At: 2:00 PM

    Tickets for the glorious holiday classic are now available! Come to see Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's fabulous full-length Nutcracker spectacular, with all the music, all the pageantry, and all the exquisite ballet...

    Red Hare Tacky Christmas Sweater

    Red Hare Tacky Christmas Sweater

    Red Hare Brewing Company

    12/14/2018
    Starts At: 5:00 PM

    Do you have a tacky sweater? Put it's tackiness to the test at our Annual Tacky Holiday Sweater Party! Food for purchase by The Royal Pig BBQ and music by DJ Stephanie! $20 gets you a complimentary beer tasting, a...

    2018 USA Diving Winter Trials

    2018 USA Diving Winter Trials

    Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center

    12/15/2018 - 12/21/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    The 2018 Winter Trials will be held December 15-21, at the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center. This event will select divers to compete in the 2019 World University Games, as well as determine teams for select FINA...

    A Haunted Holiday at NETHERWORLD Haunted House

    A Haunted Holiday at NETHERWORLD Haunted House

    NETHERWORLD

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 6:30 PM

    On December 15th, thrill seekers will have the opportunity to celebrate the holidays NETHERWORLD Haunted House style during a very special, one night only exclusive event. Six guests at a time will grab onto a rope and...

    Brunch with Santa at Southern Art!

    Brunch with Santa at Southern Art!

    Southern Art & Bourbon Bar

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 11 AM

    Delight in some holiday cheer on Saturday, December 15 at Southern Art & Bourbon Bar's Brunch with Santa! Gather the family and enjoy a child-friendly brunch buffet and brunch-time bubbles for the adults. The jolly man...

    Christian Women Entrepreneurs Meetup

    Christian Women Entrepreneurs Meetup

    Church of the Living God

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Minority Christian Women Entrepreneurs Network (MCWEN) meets every third week of each month. We invite you to come network, share and collaborate with like-minded Christian women entrepreneurs. Details and registration...

    Christmas on Diamond Hill

    Christmas on Diamond Hill

    Herndon Home

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    National Historic Landmark The Herndon Home Mansion Museum presents: The 34th Annual Christmas on Diamond Hill Join us for one of the Herndon Home's longest standing traditions. Bring your loved ones to enjoy a...

    Christmas Royal Tea and Grand Yuletide Ball

    Christmas Royal Tea and Grand Yuletide Ball

    Earl Smith Strand Theatre

    12/15/2018 - 12/23/2018

    A royal Christmas experience for kids filled with decadent sweets, tea and juice, a visit from the Prince and Princess of the Grand Yuletide Ball, and a Nutcracker dance performance by the Georgia Metropolitan Dance...

    Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale

    Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale

    Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Christmas brings us together. It unites past to present, sacred to secular, reminiscence to hope. It is filled with the joy of angel song and the quiet of a silent night. Come celebrate with AMC as they sing the songs...

    Eyelash Extension Training by Pearl Lash

    Eyelash Extension Training by Pearl Lash

    Hyatt House Atlanta Cobb Galleria

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    Atlanta Eyelash Extension Training Classic December 15, 2018 Latest Eyelash Shaping and Styling Information Eyelash Extension Application Theory & Techniques Detailed Eye Anatomy, Allergies & Medical Consultation...

    Kick It 3v3 Soccer Tournament + FC Schalke Clinic

    Kick It 3v3 Soccer Tournament + FC Schalke Clinic

    Lake Point Sporting Community

    12/15/2018 - 12/16/2018
    Starts At: 9:30 AM

    Legendary German soccer team FC Schalke 04 is organizing two special youth soccer clinics over the Dec. 16-16 weekend to identify talent in the Atlanta area. Coaches from Schalke's famous youth academy will travel to...

    Krog Pop-Up Market & Santa Visit

    Krog Pop-Up Market & Santa Visit

    10 Krog Street

    12/15/2018 - 12/16/2018
    Starts At: 12:00 PM

    Krog Holiday Week wraps up with a pop-up holiday market from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16. Krog Street Market and Stove Works will host a variety of local vendors selling original gifts and...

    Lyrics 180 Poetry Workshop

    Lyrics 180 Poetry Workshop

    Atlanta Fulton Public Library System- Ponce De Leon Branch

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 12:00 PM

    Are you a poetry lover or an aspiring poet? Do you want to polish your poetic writing skills? Then join us at the "Lyrics 180" free poetry workshop, at Ponce De Leon Library.. Performance poet and author, Lauren...

    NxT-G Christmas Bazaar by Impact Church

    NxT-G Christmas Bazaar by Impact Church

    Impact Church

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Kick off this holiday season by coming out to support our youth! Impact's NxT-G presents the "Christmas Bazaar", a talent Ensemble, Marketplace & Reception. Talent Ensemble: NxT-G students will have the opportunity...

    PowHERful Conference

    PowHERful Conference

    Spanx Corporate Office

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    The PowHERful Foundation is excited to bring its Enrichment Conference series back to Atlanta on Saturday, December 15th at Spanx. The conference is a free, daylong empowerment summit for young women aged 14 to 23...

    Tambor

    Tambor 'HOLIDAY' PARTY

    WildPitch Music Hall

    12/15/2018 - 12/16/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 PM

    DANCE the night away to Afro-Latino HOUSE MUSIC! The Tambor HOLIDAY Party is here on December 15. At this annual party we give back to the people less fortunate than us to our favored charity Soles4Souls. We donate...

    Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl

    Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl

    Buckhead Saloon

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 5:00 PM

    Your ticket will include the following but not limited to:•Signature Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl T-Shirt (Make it to the last bar)•Unique Ugly Sweater Koozie along with raffles from multiple partners.•Holiday tunes rocking at...

    Winter Wonderland Garden Art Show

    Winter Wonderland Garden Art Show

    Barker Bryant Community Garden

    12/15/2018
    Starts At: 3:00 PM

    7th Dimenxion Gallery is hosting its 2nd annual Winter Wonderland garden art show in East Atlanta's booming community of East Lake. Join us for a celebration of art & culture at a free pop up art gallery and urban market...

    A Festive Family Holiday

    A Festive Family Holiday

    Atlanta Symphony Hall

    12/16/2018

    It's time to sparkle and shine for the holidays! Grab your family and friends and join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a festive afternoon of holiday favorites. If you're very good, maybe Santa will make an...

    Breakfast With Santa at Alon

    Breakfast With Santa at Alon's Dunwoody!

    Alon's Bakery & Market

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Santa is coming to Alon's! Stop by the Dunwoody location for a special breakfast with Santa on Sunday, December 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can enjoy Alon's signature breakfast menu and speciality pastries while...

    ECMSA: Santa’s Favorite Chamber Music

    ECMSA: Santa’s Favorite Chamber Music

    Michael C. Carlos Museum (Emory University)

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    ECMSA welcomes back Santa Claus himself to introduce and enjoy some of his favorite classical works and lead a sing- a-long. He’ll also bring along some early holiday treats for good listeners.

    Family Concert: Old Saint Nick

    Family Concert: Old Saint Nick

    Michael C. Carlos Museum (Emory University)

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 4 PM

    The Carlos Museum and the Emory Chamber music Society of Atlanta welcome back Santa Claus himself to introduce and enjoy some of his favorite classical works and lead a sing- a-long. He’ll also bring along some early...

    For the Kid in All of Us: Toy Party

    For the Kid in All of Us: Toy Party

    Opera Nightclub

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    For the Kid in All of Us has been collecting toys for Georgia’s children in need for the past 14 years! This isn’t your usual holiday cocktail party...it’s the 2018 Toy Party & Silent Auction! This year, the 15th...

    Holidays Together

    Holidays Together

    Grace United Methodist Church

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 3:00 PM

    Join the Atlanta Women's Chorus for their first ever Holiday Show! What says “holidays” better than AWC’s beautiful music and looking at the world through the eyes of children? We welcome Atlanta Music Project Chorus as...

    Santa Paws

    Santa Paws

    The Battery Atlanta

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 5:30 PM

    Santa arrives on Friday, November 23 at the SunTrust onUp Experience. This year, Santa has some very special visits planned, including Santa Paws Night for four-legged family members on December 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m....

    The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year

    The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year

    Taverna Plaka

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 5:00 PM

    The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Atlanta and surrounding areas throughout Georgia. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and...

    Toy Party & Silent Auction

    Toy Party & Silent Auction

    Opera Atlanta

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Welcome to the 15th Annual Toy Party benefiting Georgia's children in need! For the Kid in All of Us has been collecting toys for Georgia’s children in need for the past 14 years! This isn’t your usual holiday cocktail...

    Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

    Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History

    12/16/2018
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Grab your ugliest, silliest, tackiest holiday sweater and join us for a festive holiday-themed party! Get into the spirit of the season with an evening of special activities, including, cookie decorating, a seasonal...

    Away in the Basement

    Away in the Basement

    The Legacy Theatre

    Through 12/16/2018

    It's 1959 and the day of the Sunday School Christmas program. As the children rehearse up in the sanctuary, the ladies of the kitchen are finishing up the goody bags and putting the final touches on the Nativity pieces....

    Santa

    Santa's Fantastical

    Perimeter Pointe

    Through 12/24/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Inside Santa's Fantastical, 12 Whimsical Worlds await. Go for a stroll down Main Street at the North Pole, drop into the Peppermint Palace, visit the land of Unicorn Dreams, be dazzled at the Infinity Ornaments, visit...

    Santa Arrives at the Southeastern Railway Museum

    Santa Arrives at the Southeastern Railway Museum

    Southeastern Railway Museum

    Through 12/15/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    The Southeastern Railway Museum will celebrate the holiday season with special events, including its popular breakfast and lunch with Santa. The Duluth Historical Society will host its 4th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

    Santa

    Santa's Cottage

    Atlantic Station

    Through 12/24/2018

    St. Nick is here and visiting you in his cozy cottage through Christmas Eve! Create magical memories and take photos with Santa Claus at Atlantic Station this holiday season. Skip the line by making a FastPass...

    Holiday Pie Stop at Southern Art!

    Holiday Pie Stop at Southern Art!

    Southern Art & Bourbon Bar

    Through 12/23/2018
    Starts At: 5:00

    Take the hassle out of baking this holiday season with Southern Art's Holiday Pie Stop. The restaurant's signature homemade pies and made-to-order gourmet cakes, all inspired by celebrity chef Art Smith's family recipes,...

    Tree Elves Holiday Lot by King of Pops

    Tree Elves Holiday Lot by King of Pops

    Ponce City Market

    Through 12/23/2018

    We’re breaking out our elf ears for the holiday season again and that means it is time to bring back our Tree Elves Holiday Lot at Ponce City Market! We will have the yard full of fresh Fraser Fir Trees for your home...

    Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley

    Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley

    The Balzer Theater at Herren's

    Through 12/23/2018

    Theatrical Outfit presents MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY. 1815. English countryside. This Christmas, revisit your favorite Pride and Prejudice characters at Mr. and Mrs. Darcy's grand estate, Pemberley, as The...

    Lights of Life

    Lights of Life

    Life University

    Through 12/31/2018

    LIFE introduced the Lights of LIFE in 1989 as a gift to the local community, and it has now grown to be one of the most popular light shows in the Southeast, attracting nearly half a million spectators from the...

    Free Pictures with Santa

    Free Pictures with Santa

    The Battery Atlanta

    Through 12/24/2018
    Starts At: 12:00 PM

    Santa arrives on Friday, November 23 at the SunTrust onUp Experience. Friends and families can capture holiday memories with free digital and printed photos with Santa Thursdays through Sundays and on Christmas Eve. For...

    The St. Regis Atlanta

    The St. Regis Atlanta's Tea with Santa

    The St. Regis Atlanta

    Through 12/24/2018
    Starts At: 1:45 PM

    Visitors to The St. Regis Atlanta are welcome to take part in the special St. Regis tradition of the hotel's Tea with Santa. Santa will roam through Astor Court and sit with children at their table. WHEN: Friday -...

    Pop-up Christmas Cocktail Bar Miracle On Highland

    Pop-up Christmas Cocktail Bar Miracle On Highland

    PARISH: The Brasserie and Neighborhood Cafe

    Through 12/31/2018

    Miracle on Highland will offer holiday themed services through PARISH’s regular café hours. Guests can expect holiday cookies, treats, hot chocolate and cider, and well as special non-alcoholic beverages. Miracle...

    Pop-up Christmas Cocktail Bar Miracle On Monroe

    Pop-up Christmas Cocktail Bar Miracle On Monroe

    Tapa Tapa

    Through 12/24/2018

    Your favorite boozy winter-wonderland is back, Atlanta! Holiday pop-up cocktail bar Miracle returns this year with two unique locations. Bringing back its nostalgic Christmas spirit, Miracle on Monroe returns to the...

    Invasion Christmas Carol

    Invasion Christmas Carol

    Dad's Garage Theatre Company

    Through 12/29/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Replace your regular holiday tradition with a Dad's Garage tradition - kicking classic theatre in the tookus! Once again, the award-winning Dad's Garage Ensemble will be skewering the quintessential Christmas play - A...

    On-Going

    Self-guided Atlanta Street Art Walking Tours

    Self-guided Atlanta Street Art Walking Tours

    Cabbagetown / Little 5 Points / East Atlanta

    Through 12/31/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    Atlanta Features a wealth of Street Art, Spray Art, Murals, and Graffiti. Streetartmap.org will take you on free self-guided walking art tours of Atlanta's Cabbagetown, Little Five Points, and East Atlanta...

    Castleberry Hill 2nd Friday Art Stroll

    Castleberry Hill 2nd Friday Art Stroll

    Castleberry Hill

    Through 12/14/2018

    The Castleberry Hill Art Stroll is held in the evening on the 2nd Friday of every month. It is a self-guided tour of art galleries and venues and is completely free of charge. New info is posted on the site as it...

    Ladie

    Ladie's Night

    Village Theatre

    Through 12/31/2018
    Starts At: 10:30 PM

    Ladie’s Night is a show where sketch and stand up comedy go to meet. Each month this group feature sketches from “Secret Grampuh” and “Evatt & Bloom”, as well as guest sketches from local and regional sketch comedy...

    2/$40 Friday

    2/$40 Friday's

    Paintology Vape & Paint Studio

    Through 6/28/2019
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    JOIN US AS OUR GUEST EVERY FRIDAY FOR CANVAS ART, WINE, HOOHAH, MUSIC, & MORE!!! (21+ ID VERIFICATION CHECKED FOR ALL CLASSES SERVING WINE) WWW.PAINTOLOGYSTUDIO.COM

    $10 HOOHAH SATURDAY

    $10 HOOHAH SATURDAY'S

    PAINTOLOGY VAPE & PAINT STUDIO

    Through 6/29/2019
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    JOIN US AS OUR GUEST EVERY SATURDAY FOR CANVAS ART, WINE, HOOHAH, MUSIC, & MORE!!! INCLUSIONS (PER GUEST): -ADMISSION -GLASS OF WINE (OR $5 OFF A BOTTLE OF WINE OR HOOKAH) -ART CANVAS & SUPPLIES -MUSIC &...

    Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum

    Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum

    Booth Western Art Museum

    Through 1/13/2019

    Frederic Remington is the most well-known Western artist in the world. This exhibition will showcase more than 25 pieces on loan from the Frederic Remington Art Museum PLUS over 30 original pieces of artwork from private...

    With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith

    With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith

    High Museum of Art

    Through 2/3/2019

    A half century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to protest abuse of human rights around the world and in...

    Nature

    Nature's Superheroes: Life at the Limits

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History

    Through 1/1/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History is ushering in a new kind of superhero with special exhibit Nature's Superheroes: Life at the Limits. The exhibit explores an array of living creatures armed with surprising...

    Winky Lux Experience Store Debuts in Atlanta!

    Winky Lux Experience Store Debuts in Atlanta!

    Lenox Square

    Through 3/1/2019

    The poodles have landed! The Winky Lux Experience, New York City's fully immersive beauty pop-up store, is now open in Atlanta at Lenox Square! Brought to you by cult make-up brand Winky Lux, the six-month pop-up will...

    VEDEM Underground

    VEDEM Underground

    William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

    Through 3/10/2019
    Starts At: 10 AM

    In 1942, a secret society of teenage boys set out to defy the Third Reich's ban on free speech and undermine the propaganda machine behind the regime's biggest hoax by launching what would become the longest-running...

    Hand to Hand: Southern Craft of the 19th Century

    Hand to Hand: Southern Craft of the 19th Century

    High Museum of Art

    Through 8/4/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    This exhibition focuses on a selection of masterworks from the High's holdings of 19th century Southern decorative arts, examining the great achievements in traditional, rural forms of quilts, ceramics, basketry and...

    Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography

    Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography

    High Museum of Art

    Through 4/14/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Photography is a uniquely elastic medium. It can fulfill numerous utilitarian purposes-recording personal memories, chronicling collective histories, or furnishing documentary evidence-yet it also offers dynamic...

    William Christenberry: Time & Texture

    William Christenberry: Time & Texture

    High Museum of Art

    Through 4/14/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama. For four decades beginning in the 1960s, Christenberry photographed the...

    College Football Hall of Fame ATL Resident Sale

    College Football Hall of Fame ATL Resident Sale

    Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

    Through 12/31/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Metro Atlanta residents who visit the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in November and December will receive a special rate of $17.99 at the box office with valid ID and a discount to the retail store!

    FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES

    FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History

    Through 1/10/2019
    Starts At: 10:00AM

    Flight of the Butterflies, a breathtaking giant screen adventure from SK Films, is coming back to the 4-story Giant Screen Theater at Atlanta’s Fernbank Museum of Natural History—this time in 3D—by popular demand,...

    Bellina Alimentari

    Bellina Alimentari's Aperitivo

    Bellina Alimentari

    Through 4/26/2019
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    Leave all the stresses of the day behind and head over to Bellina Alimentari to experience happy hour like a true Italian! Apertivio, the Italian Happy Hour, is the perfect way to leave behind a long day and relax while...

    Grab your cameras - Winky Lux Debuts in Atlanta!

    Grab your cameras - Winky Lux Debuts in Atlanta!

    Lenox Square

    Through 12/31/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    The poodles have landed! The Winky Lux Experience, New York City's fully immersive beauty pop-up store, is now open in Atlanta at Lenox Square! Brought to you by cult make-up brand Winky Lux, the six-month pop-up will...

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Center For Puppetry Arts

    Through 12/30/2018

    Based on the classic television special Adapted by Jon Ludwig; directed by Tim Sweeney Ages 4+ | Mainstage Theater Rudolph soars back into town for this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday film that...

    It

    It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder!

    Agatha's - A Taste Of Mystery Dinner Theatre

    Through 1/12/2019

    Years ago the North Pole established an elite school for the top one percent of its Sleigh Pullers. Its purpose was to teach the lost art of sleigh maneuvering and to ensure that the handful of holiday characters who...

    Magical Nights of Lights

    Magical Nights of Lights

    Lake Lanier Islands Resort

    Through 1/6/2019

    Magical Nights of Lights opens for the season November 16th along with License to Chill Snow Island. Over 25 years Magical Nights of Lights has grown into a place where tradition and excitement merge with hundreds of...

    Winter Wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

    Fernbank Museum of Natural History

    Through 1/6/2019

    Prepare to ooh and aah over two floors of twinkling, beautifully decorated trees showcasing celebrations around the world in the enchanting Winter Wonderland exhibition. Twinkling with lights, glimmering with color and...

    Holiday in the Park

    Holiday in the Park

    Six Flags Over Georgia

    Through 1/6/2019

    Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Georgia Holiday in the Park — named One of the Best Christmas Events in Georgia — is back for the 5th year in a row on select days from November 17-January 6 at Six Flags...

    Holiday Model Train Show

    Holiday Model Train Show

    Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Through 1/6/2019
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    G-scale choo choo trains and a holiday trolley chug along six tracks in an imaginary, beautifully planted mountain landscape. They emerge from tunnels, cross bridges over rippling water, and soar across trestles. Small...

    SCAA Whitefield Academy Art Exhibit

    SCAA Whitefield Academy Art Exhibit

    Vinings Library

    Through 12/31/2019
    Starts At: 11:00AM

    SCAA proudly invites you to a special Student Artwork Exhibit at Cobb County Vinings Library, located at 4290 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30339. Join us for art created by Whitefield Academy students (grades...

    Skate the Station

    Skate the Station

    Atlantic Station

    Through 1/21/2019
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    Lace up your skates and take a spin around the largest outdoor rink in the southeast! Skate the Station is open through mid-February. Price of admission includes your skate rental. Private rental facility is available...

    Holiday Celebration - World of Coca-Cola

    Holiday Celebration - World of Coca-Cola

    World of Coca-Cola

    Through 1/1/2019

    It’s officially the most wonderful time of the year at World of Coca-Cola, where guests can get into the holiday spirit with special exhibits, seasonal beverages, sparkling lights and larger-than-life decorations –...

    'Cinematic Couture' exhibition at SCAD FASH

    SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion

    Through 3/3/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Join SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film for "Cinematic Couture," an exhibition focusing on the art of costume design through the lens of film and popular culture. On view Nov. 20, 2018-March 3, 2019, the exhibition...

    The Rink at Park Tavern

    The Rink at Park Tavern

    Park Tavern

    Through 1/21/2019

    Presenting Fire and Ice at The Rink Powered by Pepsi, Park Tavern will welcome guests Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, November 30th, 2018 through Monday, January 21st, 2019 to a transformed environment that boasts an...

    The St. Regis Atlanta

    The St. Regis Atlanta's Astor Holiday Ice Rink

    The St. Regis Atlanta

    Through 1/6/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Now in its tenth season, The St. Regis Atlanta's Astor Holiday Ice Rink is open from November 23, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Dates November 23 - 25 Friday - 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday - 10 a.m....

    Vickery Village Winter Farmers Market

    Vickery Village Winter Farmers Market

    Vickery Village

    Through 3/16/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    The Vickery Village Winter Farmers Market is held in the Vickery Village Courtyard on select Saturdays December - March. Please check the Facebook page for any inclement weather information. Join us for this popular...

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