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Christmas Canteen 2014
Nov 23 – Dec 21

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Gwinnett's longest running theatrical…

Eddie Owen Presents: Karla Bonoff
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As a songwriter, Bonoff's…

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    Weekend Guided Climbtime

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness

    A Very Grinchy Christmas

    Southern Ballet Theatre's "A Very Grinchy Christmas" is a presentation of everyone's favorite childhood book, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Bah humbug Nutcracker? Come get Grinched!

    Cirque Italia: Water Circus

    Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a performance of European style. It is truly described as a "vivid, dramatic, and moving experience under a customized traveling tent." Cirque Italia brings the appreciation of production and circus arts together to create a night to be remembered.

    Messiah Sing-a-long

    • November 23, 2014
    • Location: Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church
    • Address: 800 Lawrenceville Hwy. (Hwy 29), Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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    Join the Gwinnett Choral Guild, the BJ Chorale, and the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Chancel Choir at the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church for this community-wide event! Bring your Messiah score and sing with us, or enjoy hearing us as we lead the audience in selections from this treasured classic.

    Radio T.B.S. Trailer Park Broadcasting Scandals

    Directed by Joe McLaughlin, radio hostessed and society doyennes Vesta Poteet and Dixie Mandrell bring ot yo the comings and goings of the activities in and around the Luna Del Mar Manufactured Home Oasis and Monkey Emporium - and what a jumpin' place this trailer park is. Back by popular demand! 

    Run the Thanksgiving Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

    • November 23, 2014
    • Location: Lenora Park
    • Address: 4515 Lenora Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30058
    • Venue: Lenora Park
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    Entire course will be run on a wide paved path through a beautiful scenic park. Well stocked aid station at the start/finish area. Generic tech shirt and a medal to all finishers.  Half- 5 loops and an out-and-back 10K- 2 loops and an out-and-back 5K- 1 loop and an out-and-back 

    Eddie Owen Presents: Karla Bonoff

    As a songwriter, Bonoff's songs have been interpreted by other artists such as "Home" by Bonnie Raitt, "Tell Me Why" by Wynonna Judd, and "Isn't It Always Love" by Lynn Anderson. Linda Ronstadt has recorded a number of her songs, notably three tracks on the 1976 album Hasten Down the Wind - "Someone To Lay Down Beside Me," "Lose Again," and "If He's Ever Near," which introduced the then-unknown Bonoff to a mass audience.

    New Dawn Kids: Twas the Night Before Christmas

    Directed by Sherry Ingbritsen

    Pet Night with Santa

    • November 23, 2014
    • Location: Mall of Georgia - Nordstrom Court
    • Address: 3333 Buford Drive, Buford, GA 30519
    • Venue: Mall of Georgia
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    Shoppers are invited to bring their furry friends to have holiday photos taken with Santa in Nordstrom Court. Enter through the entrance nearest Nordstrom. Please no exotic animals.

    Tell Me what You Really Really Want

    A juried art show that is Tannery Row's holiday Presentation. Held at the Tannery Row Artists Colony, a visual arts center housing over 17 artists with galleries and studios. 

    The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

    • November 23 – December 13, 2014
    • Location: Mall of Georgia
    • Address: 3333 Buford Drive, Buford, GA 30519
    • Venue: Mall of Georgia
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    Mall of Georgia partners with The Salvation Army for their Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need.

    Christmas Canteen 2014

    Gwinnett's longest running theatrical holiday tradition, Christmas Canteen, returns for its 19th season. This nostalgic musical revue is a Winter Wonderland that just keeps getting better. Combined with the awe-inspiring Festival of Trees, it will be a Holly Jolly Christmas and then some.

    Lanier Islands Christmas

    • November 23 – December 31, 2014
    • Location: Lanier Islands
    • Address: 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518
    • Venue: Lanier Islands
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    Lanier Islands Christmas invites you and your family to celebrate the true reason for the season at the lake! Combining all the things you love about Christmas with the best traditions from our years' past, it's a celebration you won't want to miss! Drive past the animated carousel, iconic candelabra and many more holiday favorites! - Skate for FREE at our Coca Cola Polar Rink - Roast marshmallows and make s'mores at the beachside fire pits - Ride atop the Ferris Wheel and other Carnival rides... Visit Website

    Stone Mountain Christmas

    • November 23, 2014 – January 1, 2015
    • Location: Stone Mountain Park, Cross Roads
    • Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
    • Venue: Stone Mountain Park
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    Christmas comes to life at Crossroads with more than 2 million lifhts, the Polar Express 4-D movie, live shows and a nightly appearance from the Snow Angel.

    Tech City - Engineering and the Environment

    Solve the kinds of real-world problems that engineers face! Meet the challenges by using an engineering approach that includes designing, building, testing and modifying. Dam the creek, tile the plaza, shake your building, and more! Tech City is sponsored locally by Holtkamp Heating and Air Conditioning

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