Things to do: Winter Pub Crawl, Candlelight Tour of Homes, Haunted House

By: Allie Goolrick

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Nov. 20 - Feb. 14

Skate the Sky

The Roof at Ponce City Market is transforming Rooftop Terrace, its private event space, into a winter wonderland featuring ice skating, seasonal treats and festive decor. In addition to rooftop admission, skating is $15 for adults and $8 for kids (12- 5 years old), which includes skates.

Nov. 29 - Dec. 17

Black Nativity

Black Nativity is a soul-stirring rendition of the Christmas Story that fills the Southwest Arts Center with thrilling voices, exciting dance and glorious gospel music. It is a powerful retelling of the Nativity story from an African-American perspective. The original Black Nativity was written in 1961 by poet Langston Hughes. 

Nov. 30 - Dec. 30

The Snow Queen

From the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale that inspired Frozen, The Snow Queen lights up the wintry Serenbe woods with the whimsical story of love’s sovereign power over evil. BWatch as Gerda overcomes fear on a journey to save her brother, Kai, from the Snow Queen’s powerful enchantment before her icy spirit overtakes his heart.

Dec. 8

Eddie Owen Presents: Celtic Mountain Christmas

A night of absolutely beautiful guitar duets at the Red Clay Music Foundry of Christmas Carols, O'Carolan tunes, and Appalachian upbeat tunes.

Dec. 8 - Dec. 24

Alliance Theater's "A Christmas Carol"

Celebrate the holidays at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center with the beloved Dickens classic in this Broadway-scale production with beautiful live music and an all-star Atlanta cast. On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts offering him a chance at a better future – his old partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future – who teach him it is never too late to change.

Dec. 9

Paranoia Haunted House open for Christmas horrors

The Holiday of Horror at Paranoia will be open December 9, 16, and 23. They've combined two attractions into one long tour and decked the halls for the holidays! Bring your camera and take pictures with the monsters in the holiday gathering area at the end of the haunt.

Pub Crawl on the Beltline, Winter Edition

From Inman Park to Piedmont Park, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town! Join us on Saturday, December 9th to try them all! Get your friends together and come crawl along the Atlanta BeltLine! Enjoy up to five complimentary beverages along the BeltLine along with awesome food and drink specials at each participating location.

Atlanta Santa Speedo Run for Bert's Big Adventure

Runners will meet at Hudson Grille Midtown to run a mile in Speedos and holiday-inspired swimwear. Participants and onlookers are encouraged to gather to celebrate, have a drink, and kick-off a swimsuit-wearing winter fun run benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure, a non-profit organization dedicated to taking seriously ill and/or physically challenged children and their families who live in The Bert Show listening area.

Urban Nutcracker:

The Ballenthnic Dance Company presents the Urban Nutcracker at the Morehouse King Chapel.  Set on Sweet Auburn Avenue in the 1940s, the ballet showcases a majestic journey with whimsical and mysterious characters and beautiful dance performances. 

Dec 9 - 10

2017 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

The Candlelight Tour provides an intimate and charming way to experience both the past and present of the historic Grant Park neighborhood. Experience the Christmas season in the Grant Park neighborhood, which was founded by Col. Lemuel P.Grant in 1885, and consists largely of original Victorian, Queen Anne and Craftsman homes that were constructed between 1885-1910. 

 

 

Christmas with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Begun many years ago by the beloved Music Director Robert Shaw, this concert has become a staple for Atlanta families during the holiday season. The Orchestra, Chorus and special guests, the Gwinnett Young Singers and the Morehouse College Glee Club will perform beloved Christmas carols and hymns to celebrate the season.

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