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    The Explore Gwinnett Calendar of Events is THE place to find out what there is to do in Gwinnett. Whether you are looking for a great family festival, free and inexpensive things to do, arts and theatre performances or the latest great concert at The Arena.....this is the place to find it. From free movies, concerts and festivals in Gwinnett's downtowns to the G-Braves, and Gwinnett Gladiators schedules to holiday happenings - you won't find more Gwinnett County events anywhere else. 

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    Weekend Guided Climbtime

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness

    A Big Top Christmas Carol

    A new take on the classics of the Christmas season. "A Big Top Christmas Carol" will continue our tradition of great family holiday shows.

    The Lighting of The Grand Menorah

    December 21, the sixth night of Chanukah, The Lighting of The Grand Menorah will take place in Thrasher Park, 6:00-7:00PM. Register online and attend for free, or $4 at the entrance. Traditional Chanukah food and drink will be served.

    Visits with Santa

    Share your wish list with the jolly ole elf! Use your own camera for a $5 sitting fee or $5/photo (individual or family) in a keepsake card. While you're waiting for your photos to print, make a craft in the Elf Workshop for only $1 for two crafts!

    Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

    Get in the holiday spirit with this fabulous performance! Directed by Sherry Ingbritsen.

    A Christmas Survival Guide

    Do you find the holidays more than a little stressful? This light hearted musical is just what you need! Filled with comedy, poignancy and traditional songs of the season, this show is designed to de-stress and refresh one and all with holiday cheer! This is a Christmas treat for everyone in the family. Conceived by James Hindman and Ray Roderick with Music by John Glaudni

    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.

    Eddie Owen Presents: Big Dreams Concert w/ Dana Rice + FAME

    Young hands and young voices, singing and playing their way to their BIG DREAMS. Kids, tweens and teens, beginner to advanced - students studying jazz, classical, pop and gospel.

    GGC Harvel Lab Series: A Christmas Carol

    Anthony P. Rodriguez is back for his eighth year with his mesmerizing solo performance of the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. Not unlike what Charles Dickens himself did in the 1800's, Mr. Rodriguez focuses on the classic art of storytelling, using his voice and mannerisms to bring to life Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley and the remarkable ghosts found in the greatest Christmas story of all time. By Charles Dickens Directed by Tony Brown Featuring Anthony P. Rodriguez 11/28 ... Visit Website

    Gwinnett Gladiators vs. Orlando Solar Bears

    See the Gwinnett Gladiators, Gwinnett's professional ECHL ice hockey team, play at the Arena at Gwinnett Center. Individual Game tickets are available at the Arena at Gwinnett Center box office and at Atlanta area Ticketmaster locations and charge by phone at 404-249-6400. There is no convenience charge for tickets purchased in-person at the Arena at Gwinnett Center Box Office (Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm).

    Santa's Workshop

    • December 21, 2014
    • Location: The Rectory
    • Address: 17 College Street, Norcross, GA
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    Make plans this Holiday Season to visit a remarkable, magical dwelling where you will get to peek into the hustle and bustle created by Santa, his Elves, local merchants, artists and artisans. Re-imagine childhood fantasies; be delighted by memories of Christmas past; be inspired with ideas for Christmas future; and take with you an appreciation of the artistry that makes the season magical. Proceeds will benefit Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity

    Sparkle! A Celebration of Kids, Creativity and Magic

    • December 21, 2014
    • Location: Historic Downtown Norcross
    • Address: 5666 Buford Hwy, Norcross, GA 30071
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    Imagine a place where elves peek-a-boo thru the trees or behind a blooming plant. A place where horse drawn carriage rides whisks a family along the streets. Imagine a place where you can visit Santa's Workshop after shopping for that perfect and unique gift. THAT, is SPARKLE in Norcross! December 5: The Community Christmas Tree Lighting (Thrasher Park, 5:30pm, lighting at 7pm) November 28-December 21 (Friday-Sunday): Santa's Workshop (The Rectory, $5-$10) December 2-19 (Tuesday, Wednesday &... Visit Website

    The Home Coming

    The Walton family is about to celebrate another Christmas. It's during the '30s and the Depression. John Walton promised to be home soon but seems to be late. John-Boy tells his sibs about Christmas and all that stuff. When John hasn't showed for hours, Ma sends John-Boy out to find him. Will John ever get home to celebrate Christmas with his family? By Earl Hamner Directed by Tanya Caldwell

    The Nutcracker

    Gwinnett Ballet Theatre presents THE NUTCRACKER! This annual production is the second largest in the city of Atlanta because patrons have found and continue to visit our show filled with top quality dancing, live music, gorgeous sets and costumes, and a wonderful experience for the entire family. This production follows the traditional story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince, and all the magic and fun that they encounter on their adventures. From a Victorian Holiday party, through a beautiful s... Visit Website

    Candlelight Tours

    Come celebrate the season with a candlelight tour of the 1930s McDaniel Family Farm. Step back in time with a costumed guide as you discover historic customs and traditions celebrated during the holiday season. End the tour with a delicious mug of hot chocolate or apple cider and a special holiday craft.

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