A jolly season awaits with these holiday events
Saturday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Nov. 18
Infinite Energy Arena
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Dr. Seuss’ timeless tale combines with “The Nutcracker” in the ballet, “A Very Grinchy Christmas.” This holiday favorite follows the Grinch who orchestrates a battle between a nutcracker, a rat king, dolls, mice, toy soldiers and even cannons in his pursuit to ruin Christmas for the people of Whoville.
Saturday, Nov. 17-Monday, Dec. 31
225 Baker St.
Georgia Aquarium transforms into a winter wonderland full of galleries and exhibits with the “Festival of the SEAson.” Featuring a number of fun live musical performances and appearances by the one and only SCUBA Claus, this holiday extravaganza is one to remember.
Saturday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Jan. 6
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE
This spectacular light show brings on new levels of energy throughout the garden. Enjoy the variety of high tech wonders and environments including the Walk of Flames, Tunnel of Light, Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy and more.
Thursday, Nov. 29-Sunday, Dec. 9
Mable House Arts Center
5239 Floyd Road SW
Find that uniquely creative gift at the 34th Annual South Cobb Arts Alliance Christmas House Arts and Show. This popular event features a variety of quality handmade items from local artists and artisans.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Center For Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW
Revisit the beloved adaption of the timeless Charles Dickens’ tale with a screening of “The Muppet Christmas Carol.” The Muppet characters tell their version of Ebenezer Scrooge’s redemption on Christmas Eve with the visit of three mysterious spirits. Full of fun, classic characters and some surprising emotion this is a cherished classic for a reason.
Saturday, Dec. 8-Sunday, Dec.9
Atlanta Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center 1280 Peachtree St. NE
The acclaimed Atlanta Symphony Hall brings back this local holiday staple. The Orchestra, Chorus and special guests, the Gwinnett Young Singers alongside the Morehouse College Glee Club will perform beloved Christmas carols and hymns to celebrate the season.