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December
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Holiday Wishes Christmas Parade
December 4th - Thursday
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Adamson Square
Carrollton

 

With lights, Christmas trees, and sometimes even snow, there’s no event more magical during the holidays than at our Holiday Wishes Christmas Parade. Each year, we host over 50 participants in this parade ranging from civic organizations and churches to high school marching bands and fire trucks. This parade of lights and all things festive is a fun treat for the whole family.

 

From 5:30pm-7:30pm on Thursday December 4th, pack up the family, bring out the blankets and chairs, and find a seat near downtown. The procession starts at Dairy Queen on Hwy 27, follows Maple Street towards Adamson Square, then continues down Newnan Street to S. White Street. The best place for viewing is in our historic downtown so come early and make sure you get a good seat! **This is a rain or shine event.

 

Additional Information Here

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Pine Mountain Gold Museum Old Fashioned Christmas
December 6th - Saturday
11:00am to 3:00pm
Stockmar Park - Villa Rica
Free

 

You will think you were spending Christmas back in the early 1800's as everyone will be dressed in old-fashioned clothing, and the park will be decorated in an old-fashioned style. Let's not forget a magical ride around the park on the new Scenic Railroad! Santa will be on hand for Christmas pictures, so bring your camera!

 

For More Information, Call 770-459-8455

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Christmas Jubilee
December 6th - Saturday
5:30pm
Downtown Woodstock

 

Kick off the holiday season with our traditional Christmas Jubilee Parade of Lights at 5:30 PM. It starts at the old Walmart/Furniture for Less store on Hwy 92, and travels north on Main Street to Woodstock Elementary School on Ropemill Road.

 

Before the parade there will be the 2nd Annual Main Street Mile Christmas Run. After the parade, bring your children to The Park at City Center to visit Santa with their wish lists! Our Mayor and Santa will flip the switch to light The Park and Christmas tree! They will announce the winners of the Best Holiday Float and Most Original Float.

 

There will be music by DJ Ronnie and a free moonwalk by Colby Family Chiropractic. Enjoy our free marshmallow roast in the park and help the Woodstock Jaycees Christmas Toy Drive!

 

We will be accepting monetary donations, or you can bring any new, unwrapped toy. Preservation Woodstock awards its Citizen of the Year! Lots of food and special holiday vendors. At 7:30, enjoy a movie in the park sponsored by Northside Hospital-Cherokee and Southern Outdoor Cinema. Movie titles announced soon!

 

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Sweet Potato Pie - Home Grown Christmas
December 5th - Friday; 7:30pm
Dallas Theater - Civic Center

 

Sweet Potato Pie is not your traditional cookie cutter band. The Pie has created a new musical style called "sweetgrass", which includes elements of country, classical, blues and bluegrass. Listeners call this group classy, funny, warm and entertaining! When taste matters – have a serving of Sweet Potato Pie.

 

Tickets:
Main Level: Regular $25.00 / Discount $22.00
Balcony: Regular $20.00 / Discount $18.00
Discount Tickets must be purchased at the Theater's Box Office or by calling 770-445-5180.

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Jubilee Christmas Tour
Greater Vision, Legacy 5, The Booth Brothers
December 14th - Sunday; 6:00pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

 

The Jubilee Tour brings the Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, and Legacy Five together for a unique and unforgettable concert experience, and has proven to be very popular in cities across the United States. Each group is featured on the first half of the program, and then the second half brings them together for "Jubilee!"

 

The unscripted and spontaneous format of "Jubilee" is both entertaining and inspirational. Providing the audience with one of the most enjoyable concerts they will ever experience. Audiences across the country agree, "Jubilee!" is a "must-see!"

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Winter Wonderland Train Ride at Pine Mountain Gold Museum & Scenic Railroad
December 1st - 31st
6:00pm to 9:00pm Every Evening
Pine Mountain Gold Museum & Scenic Railroad at Stockmar Park
Villa Rica

 

Take a ride on the train as we will tour thousands of lights around the mountain! All lights are beautifully illuminated in a wonderful Christmas theme every night in December from 6 - 9 p.m. The cost is only $10 per person (children 2 and under ride free). We offer free hot chocolate and hot cider for riders! Take pictures with Santa on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights!

 

For More Information, Call 770-459-8455

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Charlie Brown Christmas Show

Featuring Jeffrey Bützer and T. T. Mahony
December 18th - Thursday; 8:00pm
Earl Smith Strand Theater
Marietta

 

Jeffrey Bützer and T.T. Mahony present a jazzy musical tribute to Vince Guaraldi’s A Charlie Brown Christmas. The show, now an established Atlanta tradition, will be making its way outside the perimeter to a family friendly venue! Bützer and Mahony will be playing the whimsical Christmas songs that Charlie Brown and the gang have made favorites for the holiday season. With a history of sold out shows, you don’t want to wait to get your tickets.

 

Opening the show will be Bützer’s "regular gig," Jeffrey Bützer and the Bicycle Eaters, followed by Chad Shivers and the Silent Knights and their Beach Boys Christmas Tribute.

 

Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 the day of show. Additional Information Here or Call 770-293 -0080

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John Berry's 18th Annual Christmas Tour
December 20th - Saturday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall
Bremen

 

Mention his name to just about any country music lover and the response will likely be, "What an awesome vocalist!" Between 1979 and 1990, John recorded and marketed six albums on his own Clear Sky Records label.

 

Those early discs and John Berry's strong regional popularity attracted him attention on Music Row. Capitol Records signed him in 1992, and it was there that he had a string of hits, including "Your Love Amazes Me", "Standing on the Edge of Goodbye", "I Think About It All The Time", "Change My Mind", "If I Had Any Pride Left At All", "Kiss Me In The Car", 'What's In It For Me", and "You and Only You". But it was his stunning performance of the title track of the 1995 CD O Holy Night that led to his most enduring legacy. John Berry began performing a Christmas tour in 1996, and this year will mark his 17th consecutive Christmas concert series.

 

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Noon Year's Eve with Radio Disney
December 31st - Wednesday
10:30am to 12:30pm
Smyrna Community Center
200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna

 

The tradition of ringing in the New Year can be done with your kids at this extra special dance party for kids with Radio Disney at the Smyrna Community Center. It starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. after a big balloon drop at noon and lots of cheers!

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New Year's Eve Celebration with Billy Dean
December 31st - Wednesday
8:00pm
Mill Town Music Hall

 

Billy Dean first gained national attention after appearing on "Star Search" and has recorded 8 studio albums since 1990, of which 4 have been certified "Gold." He has generated more than 20 hit singles on the Billboard Country charts including 11 Top Ten hits. His biggest hits include "Only Here For A Little While," "Somewhere In My Broken Heart," "You Don’t Count The Cost," “Only The Wind," "Billy The Kid," "It’s What I Do," "Buy Me A Rose," and "Let Them Be Little."

 

This event features:

 

  • Live concert with Billy Dean and his band
  • Dessert and coffee bar following concert
  • Dance party featuring 60's, 70's, and 80's music
  • Showing of Atlanta's Peach Drop on the big screens
  • Sparkling cider toast at midnight
  • FUN for the whole family!!!

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Six Flags Over Geogia Presents
"Holiday in The Park"
Through January 4th

 

Six Flags Over Georgia – home of the all-new Hurricane Harbor water park – will extend its season with the addition of Six Flags Entertainment’s annual holiday festival - HOLIDAY IN THE PARK®. More than one million LED lights and dozens of Christmas trees will create the perfect magical atmosphere this holiday season from November 22 through January 4.

 

Six Flags Over Georgia will extend its season by 26 days with the inclusion of Holiday In The Park®. The holiday classic will include sparkling lights, festive shows, tasty culinary treats and of course, the Big Man: Santa Claus in all his glory.

 

Guests can enjoy the park’s most popular rides including Goliath, as well as rides for the entire family to enjoy. Holiday In the Park® will be topped off with its most iconic image at the historic 1910 Riverview Carousel, which will create a glowing light and walkthrough experience never before seen in Atlanta and the Southeast region.

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