Things to do in Atlanta December 4th-7th

Looking for things to do in Atlanta this weekend? Consider this your go-to guide for wining, dining and celebrating your way through one of the greatest cities in the south. In case the holiday music, millions of lights hung throughout the city and all the "deal" and "sales" signs spray painted in every store window didn't give it away, the holiday season has officially begun. (And, will be here before you know it!) Regardless of what you celebrate, Atlanta is a great place to do it. Here are some holiday-friendly activities to get you in the mood for the season. Thursday, December 4 Thirsty Thursday . Every Thursday is Thirsty Thursday in Downtown Duluth from 6-8pm Shop. Eat. Play in Duluth. Grand Opening Piece of Cake Inc Alpharetta .

Piece of Cake Inc. opening new location in Alpharetta. Piece of Cake Inc. to give away free small cupcakes to first 50 customers at Alpharetta grand opening Thursday, December 4th. SALSA THURSDAYS (SIP & STEP) for (beginners) . Thursday nights just got sassy... we are hosting salsa night in midtown near atlantic station and ikea... come out and learn salsa for beginners. School Pride Reigns at Blt Steak . To celebrate the culmination of the South's favorite season, BLT Steak Atlanta has expertly crafted specialty cocktails just in time for the big game at the Georgia Dome. All week fans can cheers to Alabama with the Crimson Spice and toast to Missouri with The Tiger. Friday, December 5 Atlanta WIZARD'S BALL ! Pick your house, dust off your wand and show your true Wizard colors at Atlanta's WIZARD'S BALL....coming Friday, December 5th to Atlanta's largest and longest running venue, The Masquerade! (18+ only) The Nutcracker .

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre presents THE NUTCRACKER! This annual production is the second largest in the city of Atlanta because patrons have found and continue to visit our show filled with top quality dancing, live music, gorgeous sets and costumes, and a wonderful experience for the entire family. Highlands Santa Stumble . If you can't get enough of dressing up for the holidays then don't miss this 4th Annual event! HO HO HO it is Highlands Santa Stumble time! Last year we had over 500 people were in attendance in holiday outfits! Friday, December 19th 7PM - 2AM, Registration: 7PM - 12:00AM at Diesel. Saturday, December 6 36th Annual Duluth Tree Lighting . Join the City of Duluth in their annual Tree Lighting celebration that is sure to help you bring in the holiday spirit! The 36th Annual Duluth Tree Lighting is Saturday, December 6 on Duluth Town Green. Fun activities and City Hall Open House begins at 4PM. The Tree Lighting ceremony will begin at 6PM. Come and listen to live music and see Santa and his Reindeer!" The event is FREE. Championship Saturday Brewery Bash . No tickets to the game? No problem! Beer and football is all you really need!

Catch all of the division championship action with Atlanta Sport and Social Club and Red Brick Brewing on Saturday, December 6th! Sweet Apple Village Christmas Celebration . Join us at Sweet Apple Village on December 6 for visits with Santa, activities for the kids, hot chocolate and live music. Santa will be making his way around the center from 1 pm to 5 pm. Be sure to bring your camera and your wish list! Sunday, November 23 The Bert Show's 12 Strays of Christmas . The holidays are just around the corner, and what better present to give than the one that keeps on giving. With over 70 million stray animals living in the United States, there are many pets who are in need of a home for the holidays - and beyond. The Bert Show's Kristin Klingshirn is on a mission to do just that, find a home for pets in conjunction with Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption. Sweet N Sinful Cookie Party! . Sweet N' Sinful's 7th Annual Kid's Cookie Party! For more information about the author, Denielle D'Ambrosio, please visit my Google+ profile page.