Georgia Magazine - December 2017 - 10

DECEMBER 2017

COMPILED BY PAMELA A. KEENE

Winter fun on the ice

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HISTORIC HIGH COUNTRY
"White Christmas," Nov. 24-26, 30,
Dec. 1-3, 7-10, Blue Ridge Community Theater, Blue Ridge. The story of two singing
sisters, two Army veterans and a romantic
lodge in Vermont; features music by Irving
Berlin. bit.ly/brcomth. (706) 632-9223.
Return 2 Bethlehem, Nov. 30-Dec. 3,
New Victoria Baptist Church, Woodstock.
Experience Bethlehem of old on the night
that Jesus was born on this interactive walk.
bit.ly/rt2beth. (770) 926-8448.
"Peter Pan Jr.," Dec. 1-3, 8-10, DeSoto
Theatre, Rome. Stage play based on the
original Broadway musical. bit.ly/rmtheat.
(706) 295-7171.
6th Annual LaFayette Optimist Club
Reindeer Run, Dec. 2, Joe Stock Memorial Park, LaFayette. Wear your reindeer and
holiday gear for 3.1-mile and 1-mile walk/
runs, plus music and Santa. bit.ly/reindru.
(423) 708-4298.
11th Annual St. Luke's Christmas Bazaar, Dec. 2, St. Luke's Episcopal Church,
Blue Ridge. Handcrafted gifts, art, jewelry,
cabin décor, baked goods. stlukesblueridge.
org. (706) 632-8245.
Living Nativity & Christmas Marketplace, Dec. 8-9, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Dallas. Bethlehem Village, live
Nativity, caroling, crafts. bit.ly/stvdpcc.
(770) 443-0566.
Holiday PJ Party, Dec. 9, Tellus Science
Museum, Cartersville. Wear your pajamas,
watch "The Polar Express," visit with Santa
and take home children's crafts. tellus
museum.org. (770) 606-5700.
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ublic ice skating, a professional ice show and the University of Georgia
(UGA) Ice Dogs hockey heat up The Classic Center for Athens on Ice
Nov. 24 through Feb. 25, 2018. The Akins Ford Arena becomes the focal point of the season through Jan. 15, then the fun moves outdoors for
open-air skating in the center's pavilion Jan. 29 through Feb. 25.
"We are happy to extend a warm welcome for a fun-filled experience at our arena-sized rink for public ice skating, UGA hockey and the
'Christmas on Ice' show at Akins Ford Arena," says Paul Cramer, executive
director at The Classic Center.
Catch the on-ice action with the UGA Ice Dogs as they compete
against other collegiate teams. See the schedule at ugahockey.com.
Or enjoy "Christmas on Ice"
with professional skaters for
holiday-themed performances
Dec. 14-16. It's the first time The
Classic Center has hosted a professional ice show.
For more information, visit
classiccenter.com or call (706)
357-4444.
-Chelse Brown

Possum Drop, Dec. 31, downtown,
Tallapoosa. See Spencer, the stuffed possum, ring in the new year, plus entertainment. thepossumdrop.com. (678) 250-3767.

Farm and Art Studio, Blairsville. Demonstrations of fiber art and glass bead-making,
plus clothing, accessories and jewelry for
sale. alpacamoon.com. (706) 835-1837.

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS

Dropping of the Edelweiss, Dec. 31,
Helen Festhalle, Helen. New Year's Eve
celebration with music, dancing and food.
helenchamber.com. (706) 878-1908.

Mistletoe Market, Nov. 30-Dec. 16, The
Art Center, Hartwell. Arts and crafts, gift
ideas for the holidays. bit.ly/hartrac. (706)
377-2040.
A Victorian Christmas, Dec. 1-2, 8-9,
15-16, Hardman Farm State Historic Site,
Sautee Nacoochee. Visit the 1870s Italianate
mansion decorated in period holiday décor.
bit.ly/gsphrdmn. (706) 878-1077.
17th Annual Christmas in the Mountains Lighted Parade, Dec. 2, downtown,
Cleveland. Music, tree lighting, night parade
with lighted floats, Santa, holiday market.
bit.ly/whcoch. (706) 865-5356.
Kris Kringle Mountain Market, Dec. 2,
Union County Farmers Market, Blairsville.
Handmade items by local artisans, entertainment by Union County High School
Chamber Choir, St. Nick. bit.ly/kriskmm.
(706) 745-5789.
20th Annual Christkindlmarkt, Dec. 2-3,
9-10, Marketplatz, Helen. Gifts and decorations for sale, plus food and treats. helen
chamber.com. (706) 878-1908.
Christmas at Traveler's Rest, Dec. 9,
Traveler's Rest State Historic Site, Toccoa.
Tour the decorated 1880s stagecoach inn
and enjoy hot cider, tea cakes, dulcimer
music. bit.ly/gsptrvr. (706) 356-4362.
9th Annual Alpaca Holidays Open
House, Dec. 26-30, Lasso the Moon Alpaca
More online at www.georgiamagazine.org

First Night Dahlonega, Dec. 31,
downtown and multiple venues, Dahlonega.
New Year's Eve celebration with musical
acts, family activities, nugget drop at midnight. bit.ly/dagafrn. (570) 899-6818.

ATLANTA METRO
Garden Lights, through Jan. 7, Atlanta
Botanical Garden, Atlanta. Tour light displays throughout the garden, including
Orchestral Orbs and the Tunnel of Light.
atlantabg.org. (404) 876-5859.
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,"
Nov. 21-22, 24-26, 28-Dec. 3, 5-10, 12-17,
19-24, 26-31, Center for Puppetry Arts,
Atlanta. Family favorite based on the 1964
animated television special. puppet.org.
(404) 873-3391.
"A Christmas Carol," Nov. 24-25, Dec. 2-3,
6, 8-9, 14, 16-17, 19-20, 23, Aurora Theatre,
Lawrenceville. One-man adaptation of the
Charles Dickens story. auroratheatre.com.
(678) 226-6222.
"The 12 Dates of Christmas," Nov. 25-26,
Dec. 1-2, 7, 9-10, 13, 15-16, 22-23, Aurora
Theatre, Lawrenceville. After Mary sees her
fiancé kiss another woman on national TV,
she begins a journey to find true love.
auroratheatre.com. (678) 226-6222.
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