Naughty or nice, we have something for everyone on your list this weekend. Reward good little boys and girls with tickets to Disney Junior Live’s Pirate and Princess Adventure. Learn about seasonal celebrations past and present at the Atlanta History Center’s annual holiday program. Bundle up the gang in your campiest Christmas sweaters for the Ugly Sweater Run in Piedmont Park. See who pulls Santa’s sleigh and make Christmas crafts at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Reindeer Day. Teach your tots about the spirit of the season by lending a hand at Operation White Christmas.
Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure
Mickey and Minnie take their seats at this never-before-seen live show featuring favorite characters from Disney Junior’s hit series, “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.” Get swept up in the excitement as Sofia and her family prepare for a royal celebration that helps teach the true meaning of being a princess with a special appearance from Cinderella. Then it’s off to Never Land where Jake and his swashbuckling friends Izzy and Cubby, with a little help from Peter Pan, battle Captain Hook to unlock treasure hidden inside a mysterious volcano. It’s danger and dueling on the high seas as Jake discovers what it takes to be a true hero. Sat., 7:00 p.m.; Sun., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 & 5:00 p.m., Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, $20-80. All ages. Event details.
The Holiday Spirit
The Atlanta History Center’s annual holiday program is filled with festive family activities that celebrate the season. Featured activities include flights of time travel exploring holidays past with living history characters at Smith Family Farm and Swan House. Sat., 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., The Atlanta History Center, Fee with admission and for members. All ages. Event details.
Ugly Sweater Run
Rummage up the Ugliest Sweaters you can find and celebrate the holidays by participating in the original Ugly Sweater Run 5k. The start line will have huge inflatables, photo stations, and awesome holiday music. Once you’re on the course, you’ll find holiday themed stations at every mile complete with a good ol’ fashioned hot chocolate station. After the race, celebrate your run with two free Sam Adams beer choices, hot chocolate and other holiday goodies. Awards for best real mustache, best fake mustache, best beard, worst sweater, best sweater will follow the race. They ask that every participant brings a new toy to donate under our huge inflatable Christmas Tree to be donated to the local Toys For Tots chapter. Sat., 11:00 a.m., Piedmont Park, $44, All kids 8 and under are free. All ages. Event details.
Come out for this unique holiday tradition where actual, live reindeer will be making a special holiday appearance. Create reindeer crafts and warm up with campfire treats. Sun., 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Chattahoochee Nature Center, Free with admission and for members. All ages. Event details.
Operation White Christmas: Holiday Meal Basket Assembly
Join Operation White Christmas on December 15th to assemble and distribute 500 meal baskets to families in need in the Atlanta community. Help this wonderful organization make children in need have a more merry holiday this year! Sun., 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Boys & Girls Club: Joseph B Whitehead Club, Free. All ages. Event details.
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