December 2018 A&E calendar

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

Theatre

“Irving Berlin's White Christmas,” Fox Theatre, Atlanta (through Dec. 2)

“Knead,” Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage, Atlanta (through Dec. 9)

+ “A Nice Family Christmas,” Stage Door Players, Dunwoody (through Dec. 16)

+“Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta (through Dec. 23)

+“Annie,” Holly Theater, Dahlonega (through Dec. 16)

+ “Christmas in Dixie,” Cumming Playhouse, Cumming (through Dec. 16)

+ “Waffle Palace Christmas.” Horizon Theatre, Atlanta (through Dec. 30)

“Miracle on 34th Street,”Blue Ridge Community Theatre, Blue Ridge (through Dec. 16)

+ “Waffle Palace Christmas,” Horizon Theatre, Atlanta (through Dec. 30)

+ “A Christmas Story,” Tater Patch Players, Jasper (Dec. 1, 7-9)

+ “Miss Bennet: Christmas At Pemberley,” Theatrical Outfit at Balzer Theatre, Atlanta (through Dec. 23)

+“Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville (through Dec. 22)

+“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta (through Dec. 30)

+“Reindeer Games,” Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville (through Dec. 29)

Music

+Elton John, State Farm Arena, Atlanta

+ Christmas at Reinhardt, Falany Performing Arts Center, Waleska (through Dec. 2)

+ “Rachmaninov Revisited,” Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Hall 

+ Christmas at Reinhardt, Falany Performing Arts Center, Waleska (through Dec. 2)

+ Nashville Writers Nite, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega 

+ The Piano Guys, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta 

+Corey Alan Rose, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Surrender Hill, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

Visual Arts

+ Holiday Show & Sale, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge (through Jan. 4)

+ Exhibition opening and Featured Artist Lecture: Bob Kolbrener: “50 years in the West,” Booth Western Arts Museum, Borderlands Gallery, Cartersville 

+ Exhibition: “Treasures of the Frederic Remington Art Museum & Beyond,” Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville (through Jan. 13) 

+ Smallest Little Juried Art Show, Bowen Center for the Arts, Dawsonville (through Dec. 14)

+ Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, High Museum of Art, Atlanta (through Feb. 17)

Other

+ Holiday Show & Sale, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (through Jan. 4)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

Music

+ Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour, Atlanta Symphony Hall

+ Boomers Gone Wild,Crimson Moon, Dahlonega 

+Scott Stambaugh, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Pickxen, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

Other

Holiday Tour of Homes,Jasper

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

Music

+ Martina McBride with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Music

+ Leslie Odom, Jr. with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta 

Other

+ Art for Lunch: Michael K. Shaffer, Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6

Theatre

+ “Curious Holiday Encounters,” 7 Stages Theatre, Atlanta (through Dec. 9)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

Music

+ R&B Forever, State Farm Arena, Atlanta

+Celtic Thunder, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta 

+Hughes Taylor, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Dance

+ “The Nutcracker,” Atlanta Ballet, Fox Theatre, Atlanta (through Dec. 24)

Music

+ Christmas with the ASO, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta (Dec. 8, 9)

+ Betsy Franck, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega 

+Coby Greer, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Lindsay Beth Harper, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

+ Surrender Hill, Gilmer Arts Playhouse, Ellijay 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

Music

+ Wyatt Espalin's Americana Troubadour Round, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega 

+Chris Manning, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Megan Fowler, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Music

+ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest vocalists Vuyo Sotashe and Veronica Swift, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Music

+ Rufus Wainwright with special guest Rachel Eckroth, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta 

Other

+ “A Christmas Carol,” presented by the Alliance Theatre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta (through Dec. 24) 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13

Music

+Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert, North Avenue Presbyterian Church, Atlanta

+“Messiah” with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta (Dec. 13, 14)

+ Chely Wright, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

Music

+ Power 96.1's Jingle Ball, State Farm Arena, Atlanta

+Pick & Bow Benefit Concert featuring Good in the Kitchen, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega 

+Gabe Russo, Tater Patch Players, Jasper (Dec. 14, 15)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Music

+ John Cowan, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega

+ V-103 Winterfest, State Farm Arena, Atlanta 

+Acoustic Bridge, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Teddy Baker,Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

+ Michelle Malone & The Hot Toddies, Gilmer Arts Playhouse, Ellijay 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Music

+ The Solstice Sisters, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega 

+ A Festive Family Holiday, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta 

+Tommy Joe Conner, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Surrender Hill, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

Music

+ Warm Up: A VoicePlay Holiday, Falany Performing Arts Center, Waleska

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

Music

+ North Georgia Barbershop Singers, Cumming Playhouse, Cumming

+ Michael W. Smith with the ASO, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20

Music

+ “Your Happy Holiday,” Lyric Theatre at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Marietta (through Dec. 23)

+ Cumming Playhouse Singers, Cumming Playhouse, Cumming

+ “A Very Merry Holiday” with special guests Whiffenpoofs, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta (Dec. 20, 21)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21

Music

+ Sounds of Sawnee, Cumming Playhouse, Cumming

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22

Music

+Forsyth Philharmonic Orchestra, Cumming Playhouse, Cumming

+ Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas Tour with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta 

+ Gregg Erwin, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Scott Stambaugh, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23

Music

+ Rick Byers, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

+ Megan Fowler, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25

Merry Christmas

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26 

Music

+ Gregg Erwin, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27

Music

+ Gucci Mane & Friends, Fox Theatre, Atlanta 

+ Gopher Broke, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28

Music

+Charlie Wilson, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta

Kendall Levesque, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29

Music

+ Widespread Panic, Fox Theatre (through Dec. 31)

+ Joseph Erwin, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30

Music

+ Jessie Albright, Fainting Goat Winery, Jasper

+ Travis Bowlin, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31

Music

+New Years Celebration with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs 

+The Atlanta Pops Orchestra, “New Years 2018,” Cumming Playhouse, Cumming

+ EG Kight Trio, Crimson Moon, Dahlonega

+ Stephen Mabe, Cartecay Vineyards, Ellijay

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