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PAINTINGS BY ARCHIE RAND
10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014

MJCCA

24 original paintings by internationally-renowned artist Archie Rand provide a visualization of Yehuda Amichai’s beautifully iconoclastic poem on G-d, prayer, and Jewish life. This exhibition also includes the full text of Amichai’s work. AtlantaJCC.org

BOOK FESTIVAL OF THE MJCCA
11/01/2014 - 11/19/2014

Marcus Jewish Community Center

The Festival will feature works from this year’s most sought-after and talked-about authors, celebrities, and influencers. More than 10,000 visitors will enjoy engaging speaker programs, author meet-and-greets, book signings, panel discussions, The Family Reading Festival, the Esther G. Levine Community Read, The Eva and George Stern Lecture and more. AtlantaJCC.org

 

BOB BUSSE MEMORIAL CLASSIC
11/03/2014

CHEROKEE TOWN AND COUNTRY GOLF CLUB

Special Olympics Georgia once again proudly hosts the Bob Busse Memorial Classic. This event promises to be a great way to spend your day. Each year, this tournament grows and becomes better than the last. Expect a great golf game, prizes, a silent auction and wonderful reception. SpecialOlympicsGA.org

 

ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY SHOW
11/07/2014 - 11/08/2014

THE ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

Founded in 2007 by Atlanta jewelry artists Leigh Griffin and Debra Lynn Gold, the Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show is now nationally recognized for the consistent, high quality work presented by award winning artists from across the country. Leigh and Debra hope that by fostering an understanding and appreciation of artist designed and made contemporary fine craft jewelry, the show not only benefits the presenting artists, but also enriches the Atlanta art community. AtlantaHistoryCenter.com

 

33RD ANNUAL ATLANTA VETERANS DAY PARADE AND FREEDOM BALL
11/08/2014

DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

Our great city has a history of wonderful support for parades throughout the year and this one will say thanks to a group of great Americans who protected the freedoms we all hold dear.  The Atlanta Veterans Day Parade will pay tribute to roughly three-quarters of a million Georgia Veterans and their families. GAVetsDayParade.org

 

CREATIVE STUDIO
11/08/2014 - 11/09/2014

ADAC

Don’t miss the most unique design and creative event Atlanta has ever experienced. {CBG} Creative Studio will feature 50 hand crafted merchants selling unique products ranging from gifts to accessories to children’s items to home decor. This is the perfect place to get your holiday shopping done!The House of Katherine Leigh in conjunction with the ADAC showrooms will design six spaces depicting a kitchen, craft room, children’s room, closet, vanity and a winter wedding. Spend the day shopping, learning, and being inspired. You can even grab lunch in the pop up market. CBGCreativeStudio.com

 

NATIONAL PARKS FREE ENTRANCE DAY
11/08/2014

CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

Entrance to all National Parks is free for the day, including our very own Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area! NPS.gov

 

GEORGIA GIVES DAY
11/13/2014

VIRTUALLY THROUGHOUT GEORGIA

Georgia Gives Day is an initiative that has been co-created by the nonprofit sector itself. It doesn’t support one cause or one locale – it’s about everyone pulling together to support the organizations and causes right in our own backyards and across the state that have been a part of our lives since day one. So,  all Georgians are encouraged to give a little and share a little so that, together, a lot can be done for the causes that we all care about. GAGivesDay.org

 

NORTHSIDE METHODIST PRESCHOOL HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW
11/14/2014 - 11/15/2014

NORTHSIDE METHODIST FELLOWSHIP HALL

What was founded 30 years ago as a small craft show, featuring a few vendors, has now grown into the largest annual fundraiser for the school and is one of the most anticipated Atlanta holiday shows. The NMP Gift Show has a rich history of highlighting up and coming artisans, from local gourmet food purveyors, to unique jewelry, clothing and home gifts. You will find a selection of tastefully curated hand made items, with more than 75 vendors displaying distinctive gifts. GiftShow. NorthsideUMC.org

 

DUCK, DUCK GOOSE 5K
11/15/2014

MURPHEY CANDLER PARK

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Murphey Candler Park, the MCP Conservancy is proud to present Brookhaven’s Duck, Duck Goose 5K This event will also feature the Duck, Duck, Goose kids 1-mile fun run.  MurpheyCandlerPark.org

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

CELTIC THUNDER
11/21/2014

WOODRUFF ARTS CENTER

The international singing sensation Celtic Thunder announces its upcoming North American Tour. After the tragic passing of George Donaldson, the show’s newest member, New Yorker Emmett O’Hanlon, an Irish American baritone will join the group. The group performs with a full symphony orchestra and will perform songs from their new CD, Holiday Symphony. CelticThunder.ie

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