Read the November 2014 Issue of BuckHaven Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

CONTENTS

GARDEN LIGHTS, HOLIDAY NIGHTS
11/15/2014 - 01/03/2015

ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDENS

The fourth annual electrical extravaganza features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden. Come back to explore all new color schemes and the one-time-only appearance of giant Butterflies, a Unicorn, and Frogs from Imaginary Worlds.

Favorites such as the Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, and Model Trains continue to make the exhibition a must-see holiday tradition. AtlantaBotanicalGarden.org

ATLANTA HALF MARATHON AND THANKSGIVING DAY 5K
11/27/2014

TURNER FIELD

The Atlanta Half Marathon, organized by the Atlanta Track Club, is among the largest half marathons in the US. Over the years, the event has become a Thanksgiving tradition for thousands of people across the Atlanta metro area and beyond. AtlantaHalfMarathon.org

MACY’S GREAT TREE LIGHTING SHOW
11/27/2014

LENOX SQUARE

Experience the magic of the holiday season as so many generations of Atlantans have with the lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree. Macys.com

AMAZING ATLANTA SCAVENGER HUNT TOUR
12/01/2014

GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER

Experience downtown Atlanta in a whole new way on this scavenger hunt walking tour. Use your smart phone to solve clues and complete challenges as you make your way to famous and hidden gems of the city. So put together your own Olympic team and discover one of the best things to do in Atlanta… play the game, see the sights, and experience Atlanta in a whole new way. UrbanAdventureQuest.com

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

AMERICAN HISTORY CENTER

This vibrant bilingual exhibition celebrates and savors the musical contributions of U.S. Latinos from the 1940s to the present, while exploring the social history and individual creativity that produced stars like Tito Puente, Ritchie Valens, Celia Cruz, Carlos Santana, and Selena. AtlantaHistoryCenter.com

MACY’S PINK PIG
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

MACY’S AT LENOX MALL

Atlanta’s most unique and beloved tradition with Priscilla the Pink Pig will once again carry children of all ages through a life-sized storybook filled with friends and fun beneath the signature 170-foot, 1950’s themed Pink Pig Tent. Macys.com

TOP DRAWER: SELECT DRAWINGS FROM THE HIGH’S COLLECTION
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

HIGH MUSEUM

The High Museum of Art is pleased to present Top Drawer, a selection of drawings from four of the museum’s curatorial departments. Separated by centuries and continents, these diverse drawings are brought together by the unique insights each work brings into its creation. High.org

Winter Wonderland
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

FERNBANK MUSEUM

Enjoy a season of celebrations. This holiday-inspired exhibition features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas, Hanukkah and the Festival of Lights, as well as traditions and practices like origami, indigenous art and national symbols. The exhibition will twinkle with lights, glimmer with color, and shine with a variety of cultural ornaments and emblems that recognize the diversity of celebrations, holidays, traditions and events around the world. FernbankMuseum.org

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARADE
12/06/2014

MIDTOWN ATLANTA

Watch as Midtown Atlanta will be transformed into Santa Claus Lane with the sights and sounds of the season. With floats, giant helium-filled balloons and marching bands, the Children’s Christmas Parade will be the largest holiday parade in the southeast. Along with a television audience of more than 500,000 viewers on WSB-TV, hundreds of thousands of spectators will be lined up along the streets eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and the official beginning of the holiday season in Atlanta. CHOA.org 

MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS
12/06/2014 - 12/31/2014

HORIZON THEATRE

In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 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 their morning walk with Miss Clavel, the girls come down with the flu, and as they take to their bed, many wonder if they will be able to go home for Christmas. With the arrival of a mysterious stranger, Madeline and the other girls get a holiday adventure beyond their wildest dreams.

A musical play adapted from Ludwig Bemelmans’ delightful book. A holiday treat for the whole family! HorizonTheatre.com

REINDOG PARAGE
12/06/2014

ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDENS

Join the once-a-year fun of dogs in the Garden. Dress your pooch in holiday finery to compete for prizes with celebrity judges or to just show off. Enjoy Pup Tent refreshments, Photos with Saint Nick, and connect with local canine enthusiasts and businesses in the Doggie Expo. The first 100 pre-registered participants to arrive receive a special Wag-Bag of gifts. AtlantaBotanicalGarden.org

 

VIRGINA HIGHLANDS TOUR OF HOMES
12/06/2014

Virginia Highlands Neighborhood

Enjoy a festive twp-day event of beautiful architecture and interior design in one of Atlanta’s most charming neighborhoods. Known for its historic residences, unique shops and fabulous local restaurants, the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes is the perfect way to spend the day and spread holiday cheer! VAHITourOfHomes.org

 

PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA
12/08/2014

BUCKHAVEN VETERINARY CLINIC

Pet photos with Santa. BuckhavenVet.com

ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
12/11/2014 - 12/13/2014

DOOGALLERY

The 9th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival (Atlanta DocuFest) brings you the best in independent documentary film and video from across the globe, and showcases meaningful life stories which educate and entertain audiences of every demographic. A very special event, where life-changing documentary films and their creators are celebrated. DocuFest.com

CHRISTMAS WITH THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
12/11/2014 - 12/13/2014

DECEMBER 11 AND 13

ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDENS

The fourth annual electrical extravaganza features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden. Come back to explore all new color schemes and the one-time-only appearance of giant Butterflies, a Unicorn and Frogs from Imaginary Worlds.

Favorites such as the Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, and Model Trains continue to make the exhibition a must-see holiday tradition. AtlantaBotanicalGarden.org

CLEOPATRA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL
12/31/2014

FOX THEATRE

Walk like an Egyptian and Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015 in style at the Fabulous Fox Theatre’s World Famous Egyptian Ballroom. Atlanta’s Best DJs will be spinning Top 40, house, and hip-hop mash-ups all night alongside a spectacular light show, with sexy Cleopatra’s, Egyptian Queens and Pharaoh’s mixing your favorite drinks at our premium open bars all night! FoxTheatre.org

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE IMPROV
12/31/2014

Dads Garage

Ring in the new year with a belly full of laughs and somewhat palate-able champagne! You’ll see a cavalcade of ridiculous improvised games and scenes starring a collection of the finest improvisers in our ensemble. This one sells out every year, so they’ve added a second show! There’s one starting at 7 p.m. for those of you that want to ring in the New Year somewhere else and one starting at 10 p.m. for those of you that want to ring in the New Year with them. Either way – you get a glass of champagne and a patented Dad’s Garage toast. It’s win/win! DadsGarage.com

PEACH DROP
12/31/2014

UNDERGROUND ATLANTA

Peach Drop, the Largest New Year’s Eve Celebration in the Southeast, is a 16-hour event with a full day of family fun and an evening of top-notch entertainment! Beginning at 11 a.m., Underground Atlanta will be filled with carnival-style rides, live music, face painting, street performers and festival food.As 2015 nears, the main stage will light up with live performances and the 800-pound Peach will begin its decent just before the clock strikes midnight. Following the drop, a fireworks show will illuminate the sky and millions of pieces of confetti will rain on revelers! Peachdrop.com