Things to do this Weekend - Nov 28th to Dec 1st

It's Thanksgiving, which means that for most of us, it is a 5-day weekend filled with food, family and friends. It also means there is even more time to enjoy some great activities and work off some of that turkey and stuffing. Happy Thanksgiving! Thursday, November 28 th Happy Thanksgiving! Macy's Great Tree Lighting: November 28. The 66th annual event returns to Lenox Square on Thanksgiving night with a show featuring live musical performances and fun for the entire family! Crowds of more than 100,000 are drawn each year for the spectacular event as a special Thanksgiving tradition. Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K . The Atlanta Half Marathon, organized by the Atlanta Track Club, is among the largest half marathons in the US. Over the years, the event has become a Thanksgiving tradition for thousands of people across the Atlanta metro area and beyond.

The Thanksgiving Day 5K, Mashed Potato Mile and Gravy Gallop on Thursday, November 28 give runners, walkers and kids the opportunity to earn their turkey in addition to cheering on the Atlanta Half Marathon participants. The Thanksgiving Day 5K is a run/walk for ages 8 and older. The Mashed Potato Mile is a one mile event for ages 7-12, while those ages 6 and under can participate in the Gravy Gallop, a 50-meter dash. Registration is available online through Sunday, November 24 at 8:59 p.m. Participants can register at atlantatrackclub.org. Friday, November 29 th Let's kick off the holiday season with an old classic, Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer. The Center for Puppetry Arts invites you to see Rudolph as he soars back into town for this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.

Based on the beloved 1964 stop-motion animated special, Rudolph and his friends. The show runs through December 29 th and show times vary. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes triumphantly returns to Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center with an all new show. Every year, the Rockettes push themselves further to put on a show that's more dynamic, more challenging and more magical than the last. Take in cherished moments and create new memories from November 7 th - December 23 rd . Ticket and show time info available here . With his laid-back vocal delivery and acoustic songwriting, Amos Lee draws inspiration from soul music, contemporary jazz, and '70s folk artists like James Taylor. He will perform on the Cobb Energy Centre's stage Friday, November 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Cobb Energy Centre's Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlet locations, Ticketmaster.com or via phone at 800-754-3000. The box office is open Monday thru Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., closed on Sundays. Saturday, November 30 th Have a Holly Jolly Christmas at Stone Mountain Park, where the true magic of the season is in the air. Enjoy the glow of more than two million lights, festive music and visits from some your favorite holiday characters, including the world's most famous red-nosed reindeer. Enjoy a Stone Mountain Christmas and start a new tradition and create memories that will last a lifetime for your kids...and you.

The show runs through January 9 th and plays at select dates and times. Don't miss the longstanding Georgia-Georgia Tech football rivarly at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Nov. 30. Visit the official Georgia Tech website for more information. Sunday, December 1 st Tickets are on sale now for Atlanta's brightest holiday tradition. Garden Lights returns with more lights and new characters to dazzle your imagination. Advanced tickets are recommended to guarantee entry on the night you want to shine. Bring friends and family to experience the Garden as never before when it is transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland! Garden Lights, Holiday Nights sparkles with new imagination! Imaginary Worlds brightens the glow of the third annual extravaganza featuring a million lights.