It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and our spirits are bright! Whether you’re looking to jump into the festivities of the holidays or give back in the spirit of the season, we have you covered with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend:Thursday – Sunday, November 8th – 11th, 2018.
Santa is beginning to make his appearances throughout town, and there is an incredible lineup of vendors and artists selling the perfect gifts for the holidays. Don’t miss the start of the beloved Home For The Holidays Designer Showhouse & Marketplace, kick off the cooler weather with the Holiday Lights, Garden Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and give back to some wonderful causes all weekend long!
Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 16 happenings all around the city!
The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! Kids 4 and up are invited to see Rudolph soar back into town for this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday film that speaks to the misfit in all of us!
Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!
The show is known as Kusama’s most comprehensive work, showcasing six decades of the artist’s creative output and development of the expansive kaleidoscopic environments. Six rooms will be presented alongside sculptures, paintings, works on paper, film excerpts, archival ephemera, and additional large-scale installations spanning from the 1950s through present day. A number of Kusama’s new works will also be on view.
Featuring 40 artists each month, WonderRoot hosts an active market for creative people to sustain themselves and illuminate their skills. The Shed at Ponce City Market is a covered platform off of the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail, making the Artists Market easily accessible for a lovely afternoon of shopping and browsing.
Vote for at at November’s special First Friday at the High Museum of Art! Revisit the newly reinstalled permanent collection, spend some time with your new (or old) favorite work of art, and enjoy all your favorite First Friday actvities along the way.
The First Friday of November invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! Guests will catch a performance from Dad’s Garage, get a copy of #1960Now signed by author and photographer Sheila Pree Bright, color inside the lines with ColorATL, and check out a DJ set with DJ Kemit.
Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the ever-loved 10th Annual Home For The Holidays Designer Showhouse & Marketplace is back this holiday season! November 15th – December 9th, 2018 Thursday – Saturday · 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday · 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed Monday – Wednesday & Thanksgiving Day
2018 Showhouse Location 4540 Jett Road NW Atlanta, GA 30327
Home for the Holidays will showcase Atlanta’s leading design industry talents while celebrating design and effortless elegance. Learn more about the Showhouse, upcoming events, and this year’s beneficiary!
Featuring new artists and “small works” from your favorite artists, the annual “Small Works Show” features works that are not large in size but are incredibly meaningful. This year’s show will showcase over 20 of the gallery artists, featuring abstract works, watercolors, oil paintings, and more!