Christmas


  • There is plenty of Christmas cheer happening this month in Atlanta. Make some special holiday memories at one of these terrific events happening close to you! Lake Lanier Islands Lake Lanier Islands are offering a variety of activities for Christmas this year.  Come early in the day and enjoy the Winter Adventure, featuring snow play zones, carnival rides, holiday movies, marshmallow roasting, a live theatrical nativity, visits with Santa, and more! When night falls, visit Magical Lights, a drive-through tour of sparkling lights stretching for seven miles around the lake. For pricing and discounts, visit the Lake Lanier Islands website. Stone Mountain Park Each evening, Stone Mountain Park will be adorned with thousands of spectacular lights for Stone Mountain Christmas. Enjoy live performances, including A Christmas Carol, The Littlest Christmas Tree, and a Holiday Cabaret. The nightly Christmas parade will feature beautiful floats and… Read More

  •                         Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) has a fantastic gift for you this Christmas – a beautiful new home! We have 12 select, move-in ready homes available now at incredible prices. RHG Homes sets itself apart from other builders by including custom touches and upgraded finishes at no extra cost to you! We take pride in our homes and it shows. You’ll love the gourmet kitchens with including granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and custom cabinetry; spacious great rooms with stacked stone fireplaces; covered front and rear porches; luxurious master suites; and much more!* Agents, for a limited time, receive a 4% selling broker commission on these move-in ready homes!** If you’re ready to create special holiday memories in a beautiful new space, RHG Homes invites you to spend the holidays in one… Read More

  •   The holidays are a wonderful time to gather with family, friends, and neighbors to celebrate the joy and merriment of the season.  Check out these unique gift ideas for the host or hostess of your next holiday party! The Mason Jar Cookie Company makes gourmet baking super-easy!  Pre-measured ingredients are included in a decorative mason jar – just add eggs and butter, and your hostess will have delicious cookies in no time! These whimsical owl placecard holders will brighten up any dinner party.  After the party is over, your host can use them to display photos or other mementos year-round! Vibrant cotton napkins are the perfect way to add a splash of color to a holiday gathering! These mouthblown vases are a unique way to display flowers or other holiday décor, and are much more affordable than they appear. … Read More

  • This weekend, there is no shortage of fun in Atlanta!  Check out these fun, family-friendly activities going on around town. Kids will love Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales, playing at the Cobb Energy Centre this weekend.  This amazing production features Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Beauty and Beast, Mickey, Minnie, and more! Showtimes are Saturday ay 7 pm and on Sunday at 11:30 am and 2 pm. Tickets start at $20.  Visit this website for more information. If you want to catch some holiday spirit, visit the North Atlanta Christmas Festival at Mount Pisgah UMC in Johns Creek.  This incredible theatrical production features an all-volunteer cast of over 400 people.  Showtimes are 7 pm on Saturday, and 1 pm and 7 pm on Sunday. Tickets are just $10-$15.  Click here for more information. Spend a magical evening… Read More

  • This Christmas, before you enjoy the magic and wonder of twinkling lights in your home, take a few moments to ensure that you have safely illuminated your home inside and out. * Candles provide a warm glow, but they are major fire hazards – use battery-operated candles instead. * Before you string lights around the tree or hang them from your porch, carefully check for cracked cords, frayed ends, or loose connections. * Make sure that cords are not pinched under heavy furniture or in doors or windows. * Ensure that your outdoor lights are rated for outdoor use.  Indoor lights have thinner insulation that may become damaged when exposed to weather. * Use insulated hooks to hang lights – screw or tacks may pierce the cable and become electrified. * Purchase LED lights, which run cooler than incandescent lights and also save energy. * Turn… Read More

  • Now that Thanksgiving is over, thoughts have turned to all things Christmas!  Here are some tips to help you get your home ready for the Christmas season. Add enchanting lighting with simple votive candles. To be safe, purchase several battery-operated votives, which give the same warm glow without the risk of fire. Get rid of everyday clutter on countertops to make room for Christmas décor, and to leave space for drinks and hors d’oeuvres when friends and family arrive. For a simple, and functional, holiday centerpiece, add a variety of nuts and clementines to a decorative bowl. Make sure you have enough dishes for your party guests. If you are short, your local dollar store likely will carry affordable ceramic plates. Stock up on frozen appetizers and hors d’oeuvres that you can heat and serve in a few minutes –… Read More

  • With the holiday season in full swing, there are tons of fun events going on in Atlanta this weekend. Add magic to your holidays with one of these family-friendly activities! Winter Wonderland Day at Fernbank Museum Enjoy holiday crafts, special performances, a fun winter weather demonstration, and more during Fernbank’s Winter Wonderland Celebration! Kids will love taking a photo with “Santa-saurus!” All activities are included with museum admission. ($18 for adults, $16 for children 3-12, and FREE for kids 2 and under) Ride the Pink Pig Nothing says “holidays” in Atlanta like the Pink Pig at Macy’s in Lenox Square Mall! Kids and adults alike will love the charming ride through a pink paradise. Plus, you will get an up-close view of the Macy’s Great Tree! Tickets are $3 per person. Stone Mountain Christmas An Atlanta favorite, Stone Mountain Christmas is now… Read More

  •               One of the best ways to kick off the holidays is with the lighting of the Christmas tree. Here are some fun events that will add magic to your holiday season! Gwinnett County  The Buford Community Center will light its tree on Saturday, November 28th at 6 pm. Stick around after the lighting to roast marshmallows around the fire pit and catch an outdoor screening of The Polar Express. On Saturday, December 5th, bring your family to Historic Downtown Duluth for the lighting of its Christmas tree. Local schools will perform holiday tunes and sacred songs as the 20-foot tree is illuminated at 6:30 pm. Santa will arrive soon after to visit with the children – be sure to bring your cameras! Downtown Flowery Branch will light its Christmas tree on Saturday, December… Read More

  • This holiday season, there are numerous ways to give back to the less fortunate in the community. Check out these volunteer opportunities with local organizations in Atlanta! The Atlanta Community Food Bank has a variety of programs designed to feed the hungry and provide essential supplies for Atlanta area families. There are opportunities to volunteer individually or with your family or friends.   At the Product Rescue Center, you can inspect, sort, and pack grocery donations. The Kids in Need program provides school supplies free of charge to teachers in low-income areas; you can come and help teachers “shop” at the Kids in Need Warehouse. On the Grocery Floor, you’ll get to be a “personal shopper” by helping partner agencies select and load groceries into vehicles. If you have a green thumb, you can volunteer at a Community Garden and assist with… Read More

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