December 5th – 13th - GSMST Hosts First Annual Festival of Trees
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology, 970 McElvaney Ln, Lawrenceville, GA, $1
The GSMST Chapter of the National Art Honor Society hosts the first annual Festival of Trees. This event will take place in the atrium of the school and features Christmas trees designed by local artists and designers. The trees will be judged in a competition and then auctioned for charity, with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. You may view the trees during normal school operating hours.
This special event will feature a GSMST Talent Competition on Dec. 9. Prior to the contest the public tree voting will take place as well as an auction for donated wreaths.
December 7th – 23rd - Christmas Canteen 2011 at Aurora Theatre
Aurora Theatre, 128 W Pike St, Lawrenceville, GA, FREE
Don't miss Gwinnett's longest running holiday tradition, the Christmas Canteen at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. This special event runs on select dates Nov. 25 through Dec. 23.
Performances are scheduled Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $30-$40 each and Wednesday matinees are scheduled for Dec. 7 and Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. tickets to these two shows are $20.
Friday – December 9th – 6:30 p.m. - Annual "The Journey to Bethlehem" @ First Baptist Loganville
First Baptist Church of Loganville, 680 Tom Brewer Rd, Loganville, GA, FREE
An outdoor walk-through drama telling the real story of Christmas. Enjoy a guided interaction with a 100+ actors and animals representing a realistic Bethlehem experience. http://www.fbcloganville.org/2010/11/journey-to-bethlehem/ FREE ADMISSION
Friday – December 9th – 7:00 p.m. - Christmas in Loganville with the Capital City Express Orchestra
Loganville First United Methodist Church – 221 Main Street, Loganville, GA 30052
Enjoy the music of the Capital City Express Orchestra. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Santa & Ms Claus . Horse & Sleigh Rides - Friday, December 9, 2011 at 7pm General Admission - $10.00 - Seating is limited . Parking is FREE
Saturday – December 10th – 9:00 a.m. - Holiday Extravaganza at WGES
460 Hwy. 81, S , Covington, GA, FREE
The Walnut Grove Elementary School PTO is hosting a Holiday Craft Bazaar as a fundraiser, Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 p.m. to in the WGES cafetorium.
Vendors are needed. Cost: $10 per space - Contact: Posie Thomas at WGES 770-784-0046 Or candacehunt05@aol.
Saturday – December 10th – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 6th Annual Jingle Jog for Autism 5K and Reindeer Dash Fun Run
Saturday, December 10th - 10:30am until 1:30pm
West Walton Park, 925 Twin Lakes Road, Loganville, GA
The 6th Annual Jingle Jog for Autism 5K and 1 mile Reindeer Dash Fun Run is back for more fun and excitement to raise funds for children ages 4-21 on the autism spectrum to attend the FACES Summer Camp programs.
December 11th - 5 - 7 p.m. Advent Art and Evensong Sunday
Holy Cross Anglican Church, 3836 Oak Grove Road Loganville, GA
Everyone welcome. Beautiful traditional service, heavy hors d'ourves, displays of art, music, dance. Childcare and children's party for the youngsters. Come enjoy this holiday tradition.
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