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From the monthly archives: November, 2012

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Magical Nights of Lights at Lake Lanier

November 30th, 2012 - No matter what age you are, the appeal of endless amounts of holiday lights shining and twinkling during the holiday season is something that you’ll likely always be fascinated by, even in secret. The way the lights can transform the simplest item, whether indoors or out, into something magnificent and seen for miles is just one of the reasons that holiday light shows are more popular than ever. Atlanta’s Lake Lanier knows just how much a spectacular holiday light show can get you primed and ready for the holiday festivities, so they’ve brought back the Magical Nights of Lights series just for you to enjoy. There are literally so many things to do at this 20th annual holiday attraction, that listing them all might give you a case of celebration overload, so included are a few of the standout activities that the whole family can enjoy. read more >>

New Year’s Eve Dining in Atlanta

November 30th, 2012 - Ringing in the New Year is all about fresh starts and new beginnings and on a more superficial level, partying until you drop. However, basic human needs also need to be taken care of as you prepare to say goodbye to one year and hello to another; the need for food. Yes it’s true that many restaurants will be closed on New Year’s Eve, but lucky for Atlantans some of the city’s best eateries are not only opening their doors to customers, but also serving up a special menu. So plunge into 2013 with a meal that is a delicious start to the New Year, take at look at who’s serving and what’s on the menu. read more >>

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Fox Theatre

November 30th, 2012 -

The holiday season is filled with events attended and memories made, featuring your family and friends, but one of the most endearing things about the season is the truly magical element it possess. The rest of the year can be business as usual, but during the holidays you allow yourself to embrace your inner child and believe in dreams and fairytales. A fairytale is exactly what has set up shop at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, as Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is currently playing to inspired and spirit-filled crowds. Come enjoy the beloved fairytale just in time for the holiday season!


Christmas Day Dining in Atlanta

November 30th, 2012 - Sure, Christmas Day is one of those holidays where it’s generally assumed, and even expected, that you’ll be dining on a home-cooked meal. Whether that meal is by your own hands or a family member or friend, eating anything other than food prepared by someone close to you and eaten at their home or yours is frowned upon. Well times have changed and these days, due to irregular work hours, travel times and a desire to spice up the traditional holiday routine, more and more people are opting to dine out for the Christmas holiday. read more >>

2012 Atlanta Christmas House Revealed

November 30th, 2012 - One of the most beautiful and personal things about the holiday season are the decorations and how they experience your sense of style, taste and commitment to the season. Some people prefer the bigger/better approach, while others agree that an understated decorating style suits them best. However, if you really want to see the magic of decorating and what can happen when the ultimate design holiday is put in the hands of professionals, you should consult the team at Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine. They have just unveiled their annual design and location for their Christmas House, and it is a sight to behold. read more >>

The 24th Annual Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta

November 30th, 2012 - Ringing in the New Year is a tried and true tradition that takes place in various forms all around the world on December 31st. Every city, state and nation celebrates in their own way specific to where they are. If you live in Atlanta, there is only one official way to bring in another year and that is to watch the Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta. Just like the celebration in New York City’s Time Square, the annual Peach Drop in Atlanta is synonymous with New Year’s entertainment. read more >>

Performances of Cirque du Soleil TOTEM This Holiday Season

November 30th, 2012 -

The holiday season is a time for dining out, shopping, family gatherings, parties and entertainment. There is one event currently playing in Atlanta that takes the definition of entertainment to an entirely different level. If you haven’t heard of it already, which considering its enormous popularity would be hard to believe, the critically-acclaimed and record-breaking Cirque du Soleil TOTEM is currently playing right here in Atlanta. However, in the true spirit of the gift that keeps on giving, there have been extended performances added to last you all throughout the holiday season.


Holiday Events at Vinings Jubilee

November 30th, 2012 -

The holiday season is a great time of year to enjoy your family, friends, coworkers and last but not least, your neighbors. When neighborhood celebrations occur revolving around a holiday, it not only builds up the community, but also boosts a sense of camaraderie amongst you and those that live in your neighborhood. The town of Vinings has once again stressed the importance of neighborhood involvement and friendliness by holding a couple of holiday events that are guaranteed to get you in the spirit of the season as you get to know your neighbors, old and new.


The Holiday Chorale & Tuba Christmas Back at Underground Atlanta

November 30th, 2012 -

If there is one thing more enticing than the food during the holiday season, it’s definitely the music. Whether you’re inundated with Christmas standards on the radio, happen to catch a holiday video countdown or prefer to blast your personal collection of holiday carols, chances are that during this time of year it’s practically impossible to avoid the cheery and festive sounds of holiday music. Underground Atlanta, one of the city’s most popular attractions, seems to appreciate the appeal of holiday music by bringing back their specialty music series.


Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden

November 29th, 2012 -

Aside from the Christmas tree, one of the most important and highly regarded parts of the holiday season is the magical display of hundreds, sometimes thousands, of twinkling lights. Although they only come out to play every December, holiday lights are appreciated all year long. One of Atlanta’s most celebrated attractions, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, has crafted an event that showcases the celebration and whimsical nature of holiday lights. The aptly named Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, not only display the beauty of the gardens, but also the decorations that make this time of year so festive and fun.

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