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The Nutcracker Starring Studio 4 the Arts 

Dallas Theater

Due to the inclement weather the Friday, December 8th and BOTH Saturday, December 9th performances of The Nutcracker have been MOVED. The new show times are as follows:


  • Friday, December 8th at 7p is moved to Sunday, December 10th at 6p.
  • Saturday, December 10th at 3p is moved to Monday, December 11th at 7p.
  • Saturday, December 10th at 7p is moved to Tuesday, December 12th at 7p.


Your original tickets will only be good for the performance listed in conjunction with the date and time on your current tickets.


If you are able to attend your rescheduled performance you do not need to do anything. Your tickets will be honored according to the schedule above.


For additional information, please contact us at 770-445-5180.

Menorah Lighting Ceremony
December 13th - Wednesday; 6:00pm
Downtown Acworth


The Menorah will be located at the corner of Cowan Road and Main Street in Downtown Acworth. Rabbi Zalman Charytan from the Chabad Jewish Center will officiate the lighting with Mayor Tommy Allegood assisting.


The eight day Jewish holiday commemorates the Jewish Maccabees’ military victory over Syrian-Greek oppression more than 2,000 years ago. During Hanukkah, Jews across the world celebrate the miracle of light that burnt for eight days out of a single-days-worth of oil found in the Temple.


Parking for the ceremony will be located in the gravel area directly beside Dogwood Forest. For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 770-917-1234.

2017 Winter Wonderland Train
Pine Mountain Gold Museum
Through December 23rd
Thursdays - Sundays; 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Villa Rica


Thousands of Lights; Meet Santa; and More! For More Information, Call 678-840-1445.

Christmas with David Phelps
December 15th - Friday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall


A graduate from Baylor University, David Phelps is credited among today's most spectacular voices. His seemingly endless vocal range, which extends more than three octaves, coupled with his gift for communicating a song, has brought the house down in the world's most prestigious venues.


Additional Information and Tickets Here

Christmas Movie Extravaganza
December 16th - Saturday
Dallas Theater
Main St - Dallas


Join us as we celebrate the holidays with a few of your favorite classic movies. This a FREE event and there is no ticket required. We will have CASH ONLY concessions available!


10:00am – 12:00pm: Rudolph, Frosty the Snowman and Charlie Brown Christmas


4:00pm: Home Alone
Sponsored by: Paulding Gymnastics and Studio Dance Inc


7:00pm: It’s a Wonderful Life Sponsored by: Light’Em Up Electric

The Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity event has been rescheduled. It will take place one night only on Saturday, December 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Lights of Light
November 23rd - December 31st
Life University - Marietta


Lights of Life also features: Pony rides! Train rides! Petting zoo! Concession stand!


$10 per car Friday, Saturday, Sunday and the following dates:
November 23-26 & December 15-31


$5 per car Monday-Thursday (except for above listed dates)


Hours: 6pm-10pm (Friday-Sunday); 6pm-9pm (Monday-Thursday)

Marietta Square Winter Wonderland
Through January 3rd


Winter Wonderland is returning to the Marietta Square beginning November 17 with ice-skating in Glover Park and then leads to Santa Visits and a New Year’s Eve party.


Additional Information Here.