Sunday, Dec. 5 8 p.m.
Amplify’s acclaimed tribute series is back with a celebration of the Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World - The Rolling Stones. Celebrate a collection of the region’s best performers highlighting the band’s golden years of 1968-1978, an explosive creative period that began with the album, “Beggars Banquet” and concluded with “Some Girls.” Visit eddiesattic.com for details and tickets.
Twinkling lights, holiday music, festive window displays and familyfriendly events - Decatur is filled with surprise and delight throughout the season. Enjoy holiday shopping at Terrific Thursdays. You’ll find stand-out deals, discounts and warm welcomes at independent and local shops. Participating businesses and in-store pop-ups will stay open late and offer beverages and snacks while you peruse.
Friday, Dec. 10
Celebrate the magic of the season with festive activities for all ages, including art-making and guided tours, plus holiday-themed cocktails, live music and more at the High Museum. To ensure social distancing, capacity is limited and preregistration is required. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit high.org
Dec. 10 to Dec. 12Join the Atlanta Master Chorale as they journey to the manger in Bethlehem and experience again the birth of a promise of new life, peace and joy. This holiday tradition features music of Christmas connecting past to present, sounds to memory and music to spirit. Visit atlantamasterchorale.org for tickets.
Dec. 12 Market noon to 6 p.m. • Lights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
In a year that began with loss and change, the tradition of light and hope continues in Avondale Estates long-running Christmas Tour of Lights and Holiday Market. For 2021, 12 homes representing the various styles of architecture in the city will be featured, including three of the 1926 “Avondale Originals.” In addition to the featured homes, the city will be lit up along every street in the Avondale Estates Business District and in the plazas around town. See the floating Christmas tree on Avondale Lake and visit Santa at the Avondale Community Club.
The in-person Avondale Holiday Market is back. Communitybuilder Constellation Energy is sponsoring these beloved artists selling their hand-knitted scarves, pecans, jewelry, photography, bird feeders, smoked salmon, jams and ornaments by paying their vendor fees. Finish off your holiday shopping list with one-of-a-kind gifts. Find details avondaletourofhomes.com.
Through Dec. 29This innovative production features larger-than-life sets and bold costumes enhanced by striking video projections, created by a world class creative team that includes Tony Award-winning and nominated designers. Atlanta Ballet will make its long-anticipated return to the theatre stage to present Yuri Possokhov’s The Nutcracker. Purchase tickets at atlantaballet.com.
Through Jan. 9Walk among six giant decorated snow globes highlighting the best of the holidays, including sledding, gingerbread houses, New Year’s Eve and more at Fernbank’s annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations and Traditions Around the World. This holiday-inspired exhibit features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas and Hanukkah, as well as traditions and practices like indigenous art and national symbols. Purchase tickets at fernbankmuseum.org.
Through Jan. 15Experience the Atlanta Botanical Garden covered in holiday lights. Get festive with your favorite holiday tunes, hot chocolate and beautiful scenery. Perfect for the whole family. With limited capacity and health and safety protocols in place, tickets are available for purchase online only. Visit atlantabg.org for details and tickets.