Arts & Entertainment Scene


Pet Night celebrated at Gallery, Stonecrest malls

Furry family members can get in on the holiday fun on Pet Night With Santa at the Gallery at South DeKalb and the Mall at Stonecrest.

Kwanzaa craft-making lessons for school kids

School-age kids can get a lesson on Kwanzaa and create a keepsake on Dec. 10 at the Flat Shoals Library in Decatur.

Seasonal stories, crafts and songs for preschoolers

Preschoolers can hear holiday stories and make crafts at story times on Dec. 7 at the Stonecrest and Salem-Panola library branches in Lithonia.

Wells Heritage Festival, Embrace Our World highlight diversity

New York Times best-selling authors ReShonda Tate Billingsley and J.D. Mason will keynote the Jubilee of Reading Book Club Conference on Dec. 3 at the Stonecrest Library as part of the Doris K. Wells Heritage Festival.

Arts, gift workshops focus on the holidays

Kids can create unique holiday gifts at arts and crafts programs at the DeKalb Public Library.

Trolley returns for Avondale tour

The trolley returns for the 24th annual Tour of Homes and Holiday Market on Dec. 11 in Avondale Estates.

Lithonia toy drive begins Dec. 5

The city of Lithonia kicks off its Toys for Tots drive for disadvantaged families on Dec. 5.

‘A Soulful Christmas’ evokes holiday magic

Stepp Stewart’s “A Soulful Christmas” is underway through Dec. 5 for its fourth annual run at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts and Community Center in Decatur. The Broadway-style production presented by Emmy-nominated producer, director and choreographer Stewart seeks to transports ...

Black Diamonds dance performance, Breakfast With Santa at South DeKalb mall

Kids and adults can get into the holiday spirit with a dance performance on Dec. 2 and Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 3 at the Gallery at South DeKalb in Decatur.

300 creches from around the world tell the story of the birth of Jesus

The story of Jesus’ birth unfolds in more than 300 Nativity scenes from around the world that will be on exhibit at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany for the 21st holiday season beginning Dec. 3.

Kids can have breakfast with Santa

Kids can dine with a holiday VIP at FODAC’s Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 10 at the Marriott Evergreen Conference Resort in Stone Mountain Park.

Mayors’ Motorcade delivers Christmas cheer

Stone Mountain Mayor Pat Wheeler is chairing this year’s Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade to Georgia Regional Hospital Atlanta on Dec. 1.

Thousands expected for Children’s Christmas Parade

Thousands of spectators will line the streets in Midtown for the Children’s Christmas Parade on Dec. 3.

Christmas tree lighting in Avondale Estates

Residents of Avondale Estates kick off their holiday celebration with the lighting of the Christmas tree on Nov. 28.

Family drama ‘This Christmas’ screens at Scott Candler Library

Family members of all ages can attend a screening of “This Christmas” on Dec. 3 at the Scott Candler Library.