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A Stone Mountain Christmas

December 1- 31 (On select days)
A Stone Mountain Christmas

Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: Take Exit 39B off I-285 and Travel East on Hwy 78 to Exit 8
Website: www.stonemountainpark.com
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3370

Light up your family holidays with the glow of more than two million lights, more than a dozen performances and activities at Atlanta’s most heartwarming Christmas celebration. Enjoy Toyrific! – a happy, heartfelt holiday show featuring a ragtag group of misfit toys.

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Genghis Khan

December 1 – January 21, 2013
Genghis Khan

Location: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Address: 767 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
Website: www.fernbankmuseum.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3354

Immerse yourself in his world of conquest, diplomacy, innovation and destruction. Genghis Khan features one of the largest collections of 13th-century artifacts from the Mongol Empire ever gathered in a single showing, many which have never been on display to the public.

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To The Arctic

December 1 – January 3, 2013
Film in IMAX – To the Arctic

Location: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Address: 767 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
Website: www.fernbankmuseum.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3354

Swim alongside a polar bear and her cubs and discover a world beneath the ice where corals and odd creatures thrive. Fly above a thundering herd of caribou making their way to their calving ground then gaze across hundreds of miles of snow-bound peaks and floating ice in the Arctic Ocean.

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Africa’s Elephant Kingdom

December 1 – January 3, 2013
Film in IMAX – Africa’s Elephant Kingdom

Location: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Address: 767 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
Website: www.fernbankmuseum.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3354

Journey into Africa for a glimpse of the elephant world during an unforgettable safari over waterfalls, rivers, plains and forests. Africa’s Elephant Kingdom follows in the footsteps of one special elephant family as they survive and flourish on the immense plains of Kenya.

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For I am the Black Jaguar

December 1 – January 5, 2013
‘For I am the Black Jaguar’ – Shamanic Visionary Experience in Ancient American Art

Location: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Address: 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322
Website: www.carlos.emory.edu
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 1427

The exhibition For I am the Black Jaguar’: Shamanic Visionary Experience in Ancient American Art highlights works from the Carlos Museum collections that embody the shamanistic visionary experience. The show’s title is based on a quote from a contemporary traditional Taulipang shaman of northern Brazil: “Call upon me for I am the black jaguar . . . I drive away the illness…”

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Winter Wonderland

December 1 – Jan. 6, 2013
Winter Wonderland

Location: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Address: 767 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
Website: www.fernbankmuseum.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3354

Fernbank’s 3rd annual Winter Wonderland features dozens of cultural displays decorated in celebration of holidays and traditions observed around the world. Traditional holiday trees are used as a canvas for painting the holiday season with the colors, imagery and symbols unique to world cultures, holidays and traditions enjoyed throughout the year.

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Snow Mountain

December 1 – February 18, 2013 (on select days)
Snow Mountain

Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: Take Exit 39B off I-285 and Travel East on Hwy 78 to Exit 8
Website: www.snowmountainpark.com
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3370

Take a Snow Day in Atlanta! Atlanta’s Stone Mountain Park transforms into a winter wonderland with Snow Mountain, Atlanta’s only snow park. Bundle your up your family and get ready for snow tubing, snowballs, snowmen and snow angels. Located at Stone Mountain Park’s famous Laser Lawn, Snow Mountain keeps your entire family busy for hours. A 400’ foot tubing hill and a snow play area filled with a blizzard of snow activities make it a not-to-be-missed winter attraction. There’s even a play zone reserved for your snow bunnies. With two Mountain SnoLifts to get you up the tubing hill, you’ll want to go again and again!

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Christmas at Callanwolde

December 7 – 18
Christmas at Callanwolde

Location: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Address: 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Website: www.christmasatcallanwolde.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3344

Guests will be transported into a magical world in the twinkling of an eye as they enter the magnificent Gothic-Tudor mansion. Transformed by Atlanta’s top interior and floral designers, the historic Callanwolde estate captures the spirit and charm of the holidays. This season, create a new holiday tradition with all that Christmas at Callanwolde has to offer.

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Libby Wittemore

December 7 & 14
Christmas at Callanwolde’s Cabaret Nights

Location: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Address: 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Website: www.christmasatcallanwolde.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3344

Come to the Cabaret during Christmas at Callanwolde’s extended evening hours. After strolling throughout the 27,000 square mansion, find a table in the indoor courtyard and sit, sip wine and listen to a live cabaret performance. Enjoy holiday happy hour from 6 to 9 pm. Light refreshments will be provided and wine will be available for purchase. Live cabaret performances will add to the festivities and include beloved vocal artists Marsha DuPree on December 7 and Libby Whittemore (pictured here) on December 14.

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The Nutcracker

December 8 & 9
Dance Performance: The Nutcracker

Location: Decatur Performing Arts Center
Address: 310 N. McDonough St, Decatur, GA 30030
Website: www.callanwolde.org
Phone Number: 1-866-633-5252 ext. 3344

The holiday season is not complete without attending a performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”. Callanwolde Dance Ensemble will present three performances of this beloved ballet classic. The performances will be held at The Decatur Performing Arts Center. Photo by Neil Dent.

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Eddie’s Attic

Concerts at Eddie’s Attic
Address: 515 North McDonough Street Decatur, GA 30030
Website: www.eddiesattic.com
Phone Number: (404) 377-4976

December Concerts at Eddie’s Attic

1 – Yonrico Scott Band (early show)

1 – Hannah Thomas Band (late show)

2 – Southern Storytellers: The Crankies and Minton Sparks (early show)

2 – Jill Andrews (late show)

3 – Songwriter’s Open Mic

4 – The Tripp and Tyler Show

5 – A Night With Syndey Rhame

6 – Hope for Agoldensummer (early show)

6 – What Made Milwaukee Famous (late show)

7 – An Intimate Acoustic Evening with Tyrone Wells

8 – An Evening with Larkin Poe (early show)

9 – Barry Waldrep (late show)

10 – Sugar and the Hi Lows

11 – The Lone Bellow

12 – ATL Collective Featuring Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas”

13 – Chinua Hawk’s Christmas Show

14 – The Bitteroots

15 – Mike Hicks and the Funk Puncs (early show)

15 – Delta Moon Holiday Party (late show)

16 – Jennifer Daniels’ Christmas Show

17 – Songwriter’s Open Mic

18 – Kaleidoscope – A Little Night of Chamber Music (early show)

18 – Keaton Simons with Jason Adamo (late show)

19 – Kevn Kinney & Special Guests

20 – Joe Grandsden’s Big Band Holiday Show

21 – Christmas Show

22 – Randall Bramblett Band

23 – David E. Ellington “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (early show)

23 – Meiko – Solo Acoustic Performance (early show)

23 – Moontower (late show)

26 – Young Artists Showcase

27 – The Cumberland Collective with Special Guests

28 – Brian Webb

29 – Von Grey

30 – Songwriter’s Open Mic

31 – Michelle Malone’s New Year’s Eve Bash