Holiday Happenings

So many ways to catch a little holiday spirit!

December 5th – 13th - GSMST Hosts First Annual Festival of Trees

, 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

, 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

, 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.

This is more than just a RUN.... it's an EVENT, a PARTY fil...led with activities for the children, festive holiday music, with Santa and shopping, and Santa's playland blow-ups. COME dressed up in holiday headgear (antlers, hats, jingle bells, etc.)

Register NOW! http://www.active.com/running/loganville-ga/6th-annual-jingle-jog-for-autism-5k-and-reindeer-dash-fun-run-2011?int=29-6 or print a registration from www.georgiafaces.info


Sponsorships available, as well as Vendor space. Be a part of something special this holiday season!

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.


We invite you to share your holiday happenings with us! Send us information concerning your holiday event, or feel free to post in the comments section!


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