December

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Christmas with the Ultimate Oldies
December 13th - Friday; 7:30pm
Dallas Theater

The Ultimate Oldies are back at The Dallas Theater and this time with their popular Christmas Show! You’ll enjoy your favorite oldies, rock and roll and pop Christmas hits as well as some good ol’ country Christmas music! You’ll also get a special treat with some Trans Siberian Orchestra and Brian Setzer favorites and ending with some of the best of traditional Christmas music including the Story of The Nativity.

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Chuck Leavell
December 13th - Friday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

Chuck Leavell has been pleasing the ears of music fans for more than 40 years now. His piano and keyboard work has been heard on the works of Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, John Mayer, The Black Crowes, George Harrison, The Allman Brothers Band, The Indigo Girls, Blues Traveler, Train, Montgomery-Gentry, Lee Ann Womack and many, many more. 

Additional Information and Tickets Here.

Breakfast with Santa and Elves
December 14th - Saturday; 8:00am - 11:00am
Sara Babb Park - Dallas

Enjoy a Delicious Breakfast - Take Pictures with Santa and Elves.  Tickets are $8 per person.  Children 2 and Under are Free.  For Time Slots and Registration, Please Call 770-443-8110 Ext 1601

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Breakfast with Santa
December 14th - Saturday
Ben Robertson Community Center - Kennesaw

Tickets are now available for Breakfast with Santa! Seatings at 8:00am and 10:00am.

The Kennesaw-Acworth Optimist Club is hosting an “all-you-care-to-eat” breakfast complete with pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee, and visits with the jolly old elf himself. Tickets are only $6 per person.

Register online with Parks and Recreation Here 

Breakfast with Santa
December 14th - Saturday; 9:00am - 11:00am
Villa Rica Civic Center (V-Plex)

Ages 10 and Under can visit Santa, and Enjoy a Breakfast!

Limited to the First 200 Registrants.  Includes Breakfast, Gift, Activities.  Breakfast:  $20.00 Adult & Child.  $10 Each Additional Person.  For More Information, Call 770-459-7011

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The Nutcracker Presented by Studio 4 the Arts
December 14th - Saturday; 3:00pm and 7:00pm
December 15th - Sunday; 3:00pm and 7:00pm

Dallas Theater

Local, award winning, dance company, Studio 4 the Arts, is back for the 5th year with their classic rendition of The Nutcracker ballet. This is the perfect holiday tradition to enjoy as a family! Get your tickets fast, all 4 shows will sell out!

Additional Information and Tickets Here

The Atlanta Pops Orchestra
December 14th - Saturday; 7:00pm
Grand Theatre - Cartersville

Join in this annual Cartersville tradition, as the Atlanta Pops return for a holiday concert with local soloists.  Tickets: Orchestra level $30; and balcony level $25. Call 770-386-7343 to charge by phone. All events are reserved seating.

For More Information, Call 770-386-7343

Santa & His Reindeer
December 17th - Tuesday; 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Hardy Superstore
1429 Charles Hardy Pkwy - Dallas

Join us for a night of family fun!  Bring your family and have your camera ready to take some great photos with Santa andhis Reindeer!  We will have hot chocolate, cookies, and crafts!  It is a magical night you don't want to miss!

For More Information, Call 770-445-9411

Christmas Back Home
December 19th - Thursday; 7:00pm
Dallas Theater

Scott Thompson and Brent McDonald put together an eight-piece, all-star band of musicians for a new take on timeless holiday masterpieces. A classic Christmas show with a twist, Christmas Back Home will win its way into your heart as a new family Christmas tradition. 

The Show is a family friendly concert spanning multiple genres of music. People of all ages will love this show.  We play Jazz, Rock, Blues, Funk and even some Latin. It's a cross between Michael Buble and Brian Sezter Orchestra. 

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Christmas with John Berry
December 19th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

Mention his name to just about any country music lover and the response will likely be, "What an awesome vocalist!" Between 1979 and 1990, John recorded and marketed six albums on his own Clear Sky Records label. 

Those early discs and John Berry's strong regional popularity attracted him attention on Music Row. Capitol Records signed him in 1992, and it was there that he had a string of hits, including "Your Love Amazes Me", "Standing on the Edge of Goodbye", "I Think About It All The Time", "Change My Mind", "If I Had Any Pride Left At All", "Kiss Me In The Car", 'What's In It For Me", and "You and Only You". 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Strand Ole Opry's Country Christmas
December 19th - Thursday; 8:00pm
Earth Smith Strand Theatre

The Strand presents a special Strand Ole Opry this holiday season featuring your favorite Christmas hits with an extra dose of banjo and fiddle! Following in the footsteps of great southern tradition, Opry transports patrons to the hills and the valleys of the south with a live band, local singers, and storytelling.

Keep the good times going with a post-show hootenanny in the Lumiere Lounge! Join performers for a toast, a drink, and sing-alongs after the show.

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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It's a Wonderful Life
December 20th - Friday; 7:00pm
Dallas Theater

Join us for this Christmas classic on the big screen!  

This a FREE event and there is no ticket required.  We will have CASH ONLY concessions available!

Additional Information Here
 

Breakfast With Santa
December 21st - Saturday; 8:00am  - 11:00am
Paulding County Shrine Club
105 Summerhill Connector, Dallas

Come out and eat Breakfast with Santa! Get your picture made with a professional photographer. Santa will be in attendance!!

Adults - $8.00 // Kids - $5.00 

Please contact Amber Guy at 770-266-9090 or Belinda Morrison 678-662-2549 for tickets. 

*All Proceeds Go To Benefit Shriner's Hospital's For Children.  

Menorah Lighting Ceremony
December 23rd - Monday; 6:00pm
Main Street - Acworth

The City of Acworth invites everyone to its annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony on December 23 at 6:00 p.m.  The Menorah will be located at the corner of Cowan Road and Main Street in Downtown Acworth.  Rabbi Zalman Charytan from the Chabad Jewish Center will officiate the lighting with Mayor Tommy Allegood assisting.

The eight day Jewish holiday commemorates the Jewish Maccabees’ military victory over Syrian-Greek oppression more than 2,000 years ago.  During Hanukkah, Jews across the world celebrate the miracle of light that burnt for eight days out of a single-days-worth of oil found in the Temple.  One Hanukkah candle is lit the first night and an additional candle is lit each successive night.  The holiday is a celebration of religious freedom and hope.

For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 770-917-1234.

Silver Comet Drop 2020
December 31st - Tuesday; 6:00pm - 12:30am
Main Street - Downtown Dallas

A New Years Eve Celebration with live music from The Brent McDonald Band and The Dallas Martin Band with special guest Gypsy Outfit! 

Downtown Dallas is the best place to Rock in the New Year! Presented by the City of Dallas & The Paulding Chamber. 

Free Admission! Bring lawn chairs for a night of Food, Fun, Fireworks & Friends! Food Trucks Onsite. No coolers please.

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The Possum Drop
December 31st - Tuesday; 6:00pm - 12:15am
Tallapoosa - Downtown

Music & Entertainment ~ Fireworks Display ~Family Fun ~ FREE!!!

Additional Information Here

Gold Nugget Drop
December 31st - Tuesday; 10:00pm - 12:15am
Main Street
Mill Amphitheater - Villa Rica

The entertainment for the evening will be outstanding! Bundle up and ring in the New Year in the “City of Gold” with family, friends and neighbors in a safe environment that’s close to home. The evening culminates with a spectacular fireworks display!

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Six Flags Over Georgia Holiday in the Park
November 24th - January 5th

Six Flags Over Georgia is continuing its new holiday tradition as it extends its season with the addition of Six Flags Entertainment’s annual holiday festival — Holiday in the Park. More than one million LED lights and dozens of Christmas trees will create the perfect magical atmosphere this holiday season from November 24 through January 5 on select days.

Six Flags Over Georgia extends its season with the inclusion of Holiday in the Park. The holiday classic will include sparkling lights, festive shows, tasty culinary treats and of course, the Big Man: Santa Claus in all his glory.

Guests can enjoy the park’s most popular rides including Goliath, as well as rides for the entire family to enjoy. Holiday in the Park will be topped off with its most iconic image at the historic Riverview Carousel, which will create a glowing light and walkthrough experience never before seen in Atlanta and the Southeast region.

Additional Information Here

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Lights of Life
November 28th - December 31st
Life University -  Marietta

LIFE introduced the Lights of LIFE in 1989 as a gift to the local community, and it has now grown to be one of the most popular light shows in the Southeast, attracting nearly half a million spectators from the surrounding region. Cars, vans, and buses cruise through the spectacularly illuminated campus each year, often stopping along the 1.5-mile drive to enjoy an array of seasonal entertainments.

Families are encouraged to come during the week to take advantage of the lower price, as well as to avoid the busier weekend traffic. The display opens at dark every night and runs until 9:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Each year, the display is a little different, making each experience unique. With more than one million LED bulbs, combined with the low cost, Lights of LIFE is the most affordable, quality light display in the metro area.

The Lights of LIFE is a zero-profit operation. Per-car fees go to offset the cost of electricity and those associated with ongoing operations. Fees for individual goods and services are at the discretion of the vendors.

Additional Information Here

Christmas Lights at Pettit Creek Farms
November 28th - December 30th
Pettit Creek Farms - Cartersville

Pettit Creek Farms invites you to enjoy more than mile of colorful, twinkling lights.  A live Nativity can be seen on weekends. The farm is wheelchair accessible. The concession stand menu includes hot chocolate, warm cider, marshmallows for roasting, and s’mores kits. Pettit Creek Farms also sells #1 premium Christmas trees freshly cut and standing in water.

The display is open nightly Monday-Thursday 6-9 PM and Friday-Sunday 6-10 PM. Santa Claus will visit with children Thursday-Sunday, so bring your camera! Two options for admission: Drive thru $15 per car; OR, Hayride $10 per person (babies in arms free). Both choices include the petting zoo where you can visit Comet and Cupid, the farm’s live reindeer. 

Additional Information Here

Winter Wonderland
December 4th - 21st // Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Pine Mountain Gold Museum - Villa Rica

Come celebrate the holiday season with us for a Winter Wonderland Train Ride! You can meet Santa and maybe even the Grinch before you board.  Then you will be greeted by our Polar Bear or Rudolph as you pass under a light dusting of snow.  

The snow is brought here by the Winter Queen, who brings winter to the museum so we can have our Winter Wonderland Train event.  She can even make it snow on command.  

Just before you board you may meet Mrs. Claus as she reads classic Christmas stories or has you join her in a sing a long.  Finally you board the train and ride through our almost mile of lights and displays that will surely put you in the Christmas spirit.  

Tickets are only $10 for children 12 and under (2 and under ride for free!).  Regular admission is only $13.  

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