12/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
Take your friends and family to The Atlanta Botanical Garden and experience the Garden as never before when it is transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland. Garden Lights, Holiday Nights sparkles with new imagination. Imaginary Worlds brightens the glow of the third annual extravaganza featuring a million lights. AtlantaBotanicalGarden.org
Governor’s Mansion 2013 Christmas Tours
12/09/2013 - 12/20/2013
Tours are offered seven days a week and are a combination of guided and self-guided experiences. The Governor’s Mansion is also a Toys for Tots drop off site. Visit the website for daily hours. Mansion.georgia.gov
Join the Black Women In Jazz -Education & Fine Arts Youth Foundation while enjoying a visit with Santa! Full Buffet Breakfast with Santa, Sing-A-Long, Activities, Prizes, and more! Several Santas will be available to make sure to listen to all of the kid’s “Christmas Wish Lists”! For more information call 678.861.7370
The Holiday Spirit
The Atlanta History Center’s annual holiday program is filled with festive family activities that celebrate the season. Featured activities include flights of time travel exploring holidays past with living history characters at Smith Family Farm and Swan House.
Understanding Urban Wildlife
Marjan Ghadrdan from the Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) is coming back to Blue Heron for an exciting talk about the ways in which urban wildlife have adapted to living next door to humans! This educational event will include a meet-and-greet with some of the amazing critters that call Atlanta their home, including a flying squirrel, a box turtle, a screech owl, a corn snake and an opossum! Please RSVP by calling 412.398.1101.
Live Nativity at Sardis United Methodist Church
12/14/2013 - 12/15/2013
A well-loved tradition in the Chastain Park neighborhood, the Live Nativity is a dramatic presentation of the story of Jesus’ birth featuring live animals and all the characters from the Christmas Story. Performances will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., running every 30 minutes. After the performance, carols will be sung in the beautiful, historic sanctuary, and refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall. SardisChurch.com
A Very Merry Holiday Pops
12/19/2013 - 12/21/2013
This annual anything-goes holiday variety show stars the Orchestra, a reveling drumline, gleeful youth choruses, the season’s merriest songs and a jitterbugging Santa. Don’t miss it! AtlantaSymphony.org