The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, a New York actress and a Soul Food Museum presentation are some of the special events under way through Dec. 23 at DeKalb Library branches for its first Heritage Festival.
Fans of Superman can see the “Man of Steel” in action on Dec. 14 at the Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library.
Fans of Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston and Courtney B. Vance can see them in the delightful Christmas classic “The Preacher’s Wife” on Dec. 10 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur.
Disney’s “A Christmas Carol,” which retells Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser and his discovery of the real meaning of the holidays, will be screened on Dec. 14 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
Local stand-up comedians Vivian Alford and Alyssa Barnett-Schott will make their comedic debut at the Decatur Library on Dec. 14 as part of the Diversity in DeKalb series.
The community chamber chorus Just Voices will perform holiday music on Dec. 10 at the Decatur Library.
East metro towns and cities are dressing up for the holidays and hosting tree lighting ceremonies with parades, caroling and performances.
Gingerbread houses and colorful holiday decorations will greet members and visitors at Columbia Presbyterian’s annual Advent Festival on Dec. 8 in Decatur.
Lithonia and Avondale Estates mayors will join the Mayors Motorcade on Dec. 4 to bring holiday cheer to patients at the Georgia Regional Mental Health Hospital.
St. Nick didn’t get his rotund size staying away from the table, and once again he is ready to chow down with kids all over DeKalb County.
Yvonne Gunter loves Christmas, and all her friends and church members know it.
More than 100,000 people are expected to attend Macy’s 66th Annual Great Tree Lighting on Nov. 28 at Lenox Square.
Santa is back in town, and he is taking up residence at area malls for the holidays.
Ten government, business, civic and faith leaders who are making a difference in the community were honored for outstanding service by the DeKalb NAACP at its 57th Annual Freedom Fund banquet on Nov. 2.
Miller Grove High students will be strutting fashions by Dr. Sherrie Bohler and from a number of local stores at a Nov. 16 fashion show at the Lithonia school.