Events & Entertainment - Gwinnett County

Christmas Carol
Dec 7
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
Rhodes Jordan Park

Wednesday, December 7 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

A holiday tradition at the Shakespeare Tavern for over 20 years, ASC is proud to present a new adaptation of a timeless classic. A handful of actors bring the wondrous art of storytelling to life, transporting you to Scrooge's London counting house that fateful Christmas when Scrooge meets three ghosts and a certain little boy named Tiny Tim. This enchanting holiday experience will bring the magic of the season to Scrooge, to the tavern, and to you. Join us for some Dickens, a bit of song, and a lot of holiday cheer. 7:30am pickup at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, and 8:00am pick up at Bethesda Park Senior Center. Lunch not included.Ages 50 and older.Fee:$27.00 Gwinnett resident and $47.00 non-Gwinnett resident - Resources -Rhodes Jordan Park

Christmas Carol
Dec 7
Rhodes Jordan Park
Rhodes Jordan Park

Wednesday, December 7 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Rhodes Jordan Park

A holiday tradition at the Shakespeare Tavern for over 20 years, ASC is proud to present a new adaptation of a timeless classic. A handful of actors bring the wondrous art of storytelling to life, transporting you to Scrooge's London counting house that fateful Christmas when Scrooge meets three ghosts and a certain little boy named Tiny Tim. This enchanting holiday experience will bring the magic of the season to Scrooge, to the tavern, and to you. Join us for some Dickens, a bit of song, and a lot of holiday cheer. 7:30am pickup at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, and 8:00am pick up at Bethesda Park Senior Center. Lunch not included.Ages 50 and older.Fee:$27.00 Gwinnett resident and $47.00 non-Gwinnett resident - Resources -Rhodes Jordan Park

12th Annual Hudgens Juried Art Show
Dec 7
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 7 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Artists, ages 18 and over are invited to submit artwork in the following media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture. Please note that this is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. This years juror is artist and curator Amanda Shelnutt.

Hudgens Exhibition: In This Place
Dec 7
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 7 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

In This Place: an exhibition by Jerushia Graham.

Hudgens Exhibition: The Work of Tom Francis
Dec 7
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 7 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Work of Tom Francis exhibition.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 7
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Wednesday, December 7 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.   Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

Be Active Gwinnett: Pop-up Park Play Day
Dec 7
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Wednesday, December 7 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Games, activities, and more! Get active with (https://www.livehealthygwinnett.com/programs-events/be-active-gwinnett/) Be Active Gwinnett during this free, drop-in program designed to bring recreation and community resources to families.We will be located inside the Lenora Park Gym!

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 7
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Lanier Islands

Wednesday, December 7 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 7
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Lanier Islands

Wednesday, December 7 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

Noche de Velas
Dec 7
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Aurora Theatre

Wednesday, December 7 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Aurora Theatre welcomes the holiday season�and what better way than sharing traditions and customs from other countries. This December 7 we invite you to share with your family, friends and our Hispanic community this holiday tradition, Colombian style�with food, music and a candle in the evening!Bring your candle, an unwrapped gift or non-perishable food items to donate for our Festival of Trees and celebrate this Christmas tradition with Hermanos Calero!

Photos With Santa
Dec 7
City of Norcross - Government
<p>45 South Cafe</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Wednesday, December 7 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2433

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 7
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Coolray Field

Wednesday, December 7 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Music Bingo
Dec 7
Explore Gwinnett Suwanee
Monkey Wrench Brewing

Wednesday, December 7 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

BFG Productions hosts a one-of-a-kind music bingo show!

Carriage Rides
Dec 7
City of Norcross - Government
<p>Downtown Norcross (In Front of Taste of Britain)</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Wednesday, December 7 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2455

Norcross Carriage Rides
Dec 7
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Taste of Britain

Wednesday, December 7 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Carriage rides will be dashing through Norcross throughout the month of December, boarding in front of Taste of Britain. Joe Watkins has provided carriage rides to the city for more than 20 years— come be a part of a Norcross Christmas Tradition! Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Carriage rides are free to the public.

Trivia Night at StillFire Brewing
Dec 7
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StillFire Brewing

Wednesday, December 7 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

Join us every Wednesday for TEAM TRIVIA! Come on out and Show Us Your Smarts to win fabulous prizes! The fun starts at 7:00 pm so bring some friends and make a night of it! Visit Team Trivia’s website at www.TeamTrivia.com for downloadable answer sheets and be sure to bring your own pen with you!

Dirty South Trivia @ 6S Brewing
Dec 7
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6S Brewing Company

Wednesday, December 7 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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We are a community-focused brewery dedicated to building a vibrant culture of craft beer �Come Seek Success in Duluth, GA!

Trivia Night - Every Wednesday!
Dec 7
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Social Fox Brewing

Wednesday, December 7 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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The hottest Team trivia in town every Wednesday. Gift cards, Beer and prizes to the top teams.

Oscarville: The City Buried Under Lake Lanier
Dec 7
Gwinnett County Public Library
Online event http://www.gwinnettpl.org/adultservices

Wednesday, December 7 at 7:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Details Learn about the history of Oscarville, Georgia - a once vibrant and thriving Black community, before they were forced out in 1912. Join… More https://www.facebook.com/events/1046753263386384

Minute-to-Win-it Games
Dec 7
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Cosmo’s Pizza + Social

Wednesday, December 7 from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Come play Minute-to-Win-it Games every Wednesday at Social and compete for giveaways, prizes, and house cash!

Don Curry
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Atlanta Comedy Theater

Thursday, December 8 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Don Curry is an actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for starring as Craig's sex-crazed Uncle Elroy Jones in Next Friday and Friday After Next and for his role on the sitcom Grace Under Fire. 21 and over.

Mister John's Music Classes at the Lawrenceville Arts Center
Dec 8
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Lawrenceville Arts Center

Thursday, December 8 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Mister John's Music provides music classes and free community events for the entire family! Currently operating in the Olive and Pine development Avondale Estates and offering entertainment at the Lawrenceville Art Center, check out www.misterjohnsmusic.com/atlanta to see what's happening in your neighborhood. Whether it's a free all-ages open mic night, the Oakhurst Porchfest, or one of our signature theatrical, interactive baby music classes, it's sure to be fun for everyone!

12th Annual Hudgens Juried Art Show
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Thursday, December 8 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Artists, ages 18 and over are invited to submit artwork in the following media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture. Please note that this is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. This years juror is artist and curator Amanda Shelnutt.

Hudgens Exhibition: In This Place
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Thursday, December 8 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

In This Place: an exhibition by Jerushia Graham.

Hudgens Exhibition: The Work of Tom Francis
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Thursday, December 8 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Work of Tom Francis exhibition.

Parkinson's Support
Dec 8
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Thursday, December 8 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Approximately one million people live with Parkinson's disease according to the Parkinson's Foundation. Join this supportive group to share information and experiences. All agesFree

Transition & the ADA - Disclosure, Documentation, and Workplace Accommodations
Dec 8
Gwinnett County Public Library
Online event https://www.gwinnettpl.org/adultservices

Thursday, December 8 at 12:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Details Join GCPL and an Employment Consultant from the Job Accommodations Network to learn more about the transition process from school to the… More https://www.facebook.com/events/432619182393641

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 8
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Thursday, December 8 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.  To review the health and safety protocols please click here. Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

Homeschool Afternoon: STEAM in the LAB
Dec 8
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Thursday, December 8 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Explore some of the microorganisms that effect our lived in both positive and sometimes negative ways. Meet us in the lab as we conduct experiments and examine life under microscopes. All agesFee:$6.00 Gwinnett resident and $12.00 non-Gwinnett resident.

Recreation Authority Board
Dec 8
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Thursday, December 8 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

The Gwinnett CountyRecreation Authority will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, December 8,2022, at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center at 3:00pm.Attendee link:https://gwinnettgov.webex.com/gwinnettgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2f29cba0e2f800f4a6b599bbb17787f0Call In InfoUnited States Toll:+1-408-418-9388Global call-in numbers: https://gwinnettgov.webex.com/cmp3300/webcomponents/widget/globalcallin/globalcallin.do?siteurl=gwinnettgov&serviceType=EC&eventID=1330834712&tollFree=0Access code: 2330 516 2619Password: eePS73mvSG8As set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, GwinnettCounty Government does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities in theadmission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs oractivities. Matthew Eason, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046 hasbeen designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discriminationrequirements contained in section 34.107 of the Department of Justiceregulations, information concerning the provisions of the Americans withDisabilities Act, and the rights provided thereunder, are available from theADA coordinator. Gwinnett County Government will assist citizens with special needs givenproper notice (seven working days). Any request for reasonable accommodationsrequired by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program oractivity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed to Matthew Eason, 75Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, telephone number 770.822.8165.

Earth Moon and Sun
Dec 8
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Thursday, December 8 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program This planetarium show for children explores the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. Audience: Best for parents with younger children.

Vinyl Nights @ Cultivation Brewery
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Cultivation Brewery

Thursday, December 8 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

We are excited to bring Vinyl nights to you every Thursday evening! Bring your own, classic or new musician and spin it with us. We love getting to know the community, near and far, and would love to know what you’re listening to lately or a nostalgic favorite!

From Earth to the Universe
Dec 8
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Thursday, December 8 from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has inspired awe and been the subject of campfire stories, and ancient myths for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. Audience: Best for a general audience.

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Thursday, December 8 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Thursday, December 8 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

The Ice Rink At Sugar Hill
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill
The Ice Rink Sugar Hill

Thursday, December 8 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill

Grab your skates (or you can rent them) and have fun maneuvering around on ice! Skating sessions are 90 minutes, but you can add additional time if you are having too much fun to leave!Please check website for daily hours of operation.

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Coolray Field

Thursday, December 8 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Board Game Night with Gwinnett Board Game Society
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Ironshield Brewing

Thursday, December 8 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Meet nearby Board Game Players! Come to a Gwinnett Board Game Society meetup to play the world's best board and card games and make new friends. Most of our games consist of Eurogames or "designer" games that are simple to learn and fun to play! We have a variety of games to choose from, and our more experienced players enjoy teaching new games at every meeting! Everyone is welcome!

Soundcheck Bingo
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Suwanee
StillFire Brewing

Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

Join us and Team Trivia GA for a Soundcheck Music Mash-up! Guess the song to get 5 in a row and win! The fun starts at 7:00 pm so bring some friends and make a night of it!

Jackbox Game Night! and Second Pint : Half price @ 6S Brewing
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
6S Brewing Company

Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Come out to 6S Brewing and enjoy Jackbox Game Night. Jackbox Games is great for everyone with a variety of games designed to appeal to everyone in the room. Come out and join the fun!

Trivia on Tap! @ Slow Pour Brewing
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Slow Pour Brewing Company

Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Free to play Trivia!Prizes for the top 3 teams!Food Truck on site!

Open Mic/Karaoke Every Thursday!
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Social Fox Brewing

Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Bring your talent to Downtown Norcross! Social Fox Brewing and Korby Bohannon bring you an open mic every Thursday at 7:00PM.All fun welcomed: music, karaoke, poetry, comedy, and more!FREE eventSign up starts at 6:00 PM in personSee you there!

Firefall
Dec 8
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program Throughout Earth’s violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. The ancient barrage continues today; from harmless meteors – those brilliant streaks in the night sky -- to mountain sized boulders wandering perilously close to Earth. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. Audience: Best for a general audience

The Lion in Winter
Dec 8
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Lionheart Theatre Company

Thursday, December 8 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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By James GoldmanDirected by Brandi KilgoreSibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183.

Mike Farris Sings The Soul Of Christmas
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Buford Community Center

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Mike Farris Sings! The Soul Of Christmas delivers everything you want in a Christmas show- high energy soul, great classic ballads, and surprises- lots and lots of surprises! With Mike and his world-class 13 piece band, the experience of Soul Of Christmas is unlike no other and absolutely guaranteed to get you into the spirit of the season!

Christmas Canteen 2022
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville Arts Center, Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

CHRISTMAS CANTEEN 2022An Aurora OriginalCo-Directed by Candy McLellan and Katie Erin ChambersChoreography by Candy McLellanMusical Direction by Ann-Carol PenceGwinnett�s longest-running theatrical holiday tradition returns to the lavish Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre at the Lawrenceville Arts Center. Each year this stunning revue is an explosion of Christmas magic brimming with songs and comic sketches in a heartwarming yuletide treat that delights all ages. This cup of eggnog for the holiday soul will be the highlight of the festive season!

Trivia and Live DJ Thursdays
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Cosmo’s Pizza + Social

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Join us for adult trivia every Thursday from 8 - 10 PM and a live DJ dance party from 10 PM - 12 AM!

New Country 101-FIVE Y'ally Jolly Christmas
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

A singer-songwriter styled performance featuring: Lainey Wilson and four more incredible country acts yet to be announced, all together on-stage sharing stories and music that have garnered millions of fans worldwide.

4th Annual Redd Foxx of Humor Comedy Award
Dec 8
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Atlanta Comedy Theater

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Hosted by Kiana Dancie.21 and up.

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Dec 8
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Aurora Theatre, Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Adapted by Tony BrownDirected by Katie Erin ChambersBack for a 16th Year! Aurora Theatre Co-Founder Anthony Rodriquez� unforgettable one-man A Christmas Carol returns with a twist you won�t want to miss. You�ll be truly immersed in the holiday classic as Anthony�s mesmerizing storytelling is enhanced with state-of-the-art-technology in the new Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret at Lawrenceville Arts Center. This exciting can�t-miss production retains an intimate feel and captures the true spirit of Christmas!

Mystery of the Christmas Star
Dec 8
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Thursday, December 8 from 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Journey back over 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages. Video Trailer Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time.

FSC Observatory Open House
Dec 8
Fernbank Science Center
Dr. Ralph L. Buice, Jr. Observatory, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Thursday, December 8 from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

FREE public observations are offered every Thursday and Friday evening from 9:00 - 10:00 PM (weather permitting).   The observatory will open only when there is a clear view of the night sky. Please call 678-874-7102 between 8:30 PM and 9:00 PM, on the day of your planned visit, for observatory updates.

Date Night at The Hudgens
Dec 9
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Date Night at The Hudgens! Bring a partner and enjoy an exclusive Studio Date Night experience at The Hudgens!Hudgens Date Nights offer an individualized, two-hour ceramics studio experience for two with your very own private instructor. Studio Date Nights start with a brief demonstration to teach you the basics of working with clay, then you and your partner will create 2-3 ceramic pieces each and, finally, select glaze colors for your creations.Contact us today to book your reservation by calling 770.623.6002 or emailing Studio & Facility Manager, RJ Sturgess, at rsturgess@thehudgens.org.

Don Curry
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Atlanta Comedy Theater

Friday, December 9 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Don Curry is an actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for starring as Craig's sex-crazed Uncle Elroy Jones in Next Friday and Friday After Next and for his role on the sitcom Grace Under Fire. 21 and over.

Holiday Market
Dec 9
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Lawrenceville Arts Center

Friday, December 9 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Find treats for the whole family at our holiday market! Stop by to pick up all your favorite holiday gifts� you might find something for yourself, too!

Navigating Your Phone
Dec 9
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Buford

Friday, December 9 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

It can be hard for us as we get older in life to understand all the new updates and new phones that we have at the tip of our fingers. So please come out and support us as we go through this journey to learn about new ways in navigating technology so one day, we can faster than technology.Ages 50 and upFee:$10.00 Gwinnett resident and $15.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -OneStop Buford

12th Annual Hudgens Juried Art Show
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Artists, ages 18 and over are invited to submit artwork in the following media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture. Please note that this is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. This years juror is artist and curator Amanda Shelnutt.

Bellpoint Gem Show
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County Fairgrounds & Expo Center

Friday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Bellpoint Gems sources from around the world. Specially curated collection features beautiful crystals, gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry spanning from all over the globe.

Hudgens Exhibition: In This Place
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

In This Place: an exhibition by Jerushia Graham.

Hudgens Exhibition: The Work of Tom Francis
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Work of Tom Francis exhibition.

Christmas Cookies & Fun
Dec 9
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Buford

Friday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Take a break from your routine and have fun getting out some wiggles with your little one! Explore your favorite holiday activities, arts and crafts, games, and more as you socialize with others. Parent participation required.Ages 10 and under.Fee:$4.00 Gwinnett resident and $8.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -OneStop Buford

Super Science
Dec 9
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Friday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Up and atom! Grab your lab coat and become a mad scientist as you have a blast participating in wacky science experiments each month. Adult or guardian must accompany children.Ages 2- 5Fee:$6.00 Gwinnett resident and $12.00 non-Gwinnett resident.Fee is per child.

Be Active Gwinnett: Pop-up Park Play Day
Dec 9
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Friday, December 9 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Games, activities, and more! Get active with (https://www.livehealthygwinnett.com/programs-events/be-active-gwinnett/) Be Active Gwinnett during this free, drop-in program designed to bring recreation and community resources to families.We will be located inside the Lenora Park Gym!

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 9
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Friday, December 9 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.  To review the health and safety protocols please click here. Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

Earth Moon and Sun
Dec 9
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Friday, December 9 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program This planetarium show for children explores the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. Audience: Best for parents with younger children.

The Ice Rink At Sugar Hill
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill
The Ice Rink Sugar Hill

Friday, December 9 from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill

Grab your skates (or you can rent them) and have fun maneuvering around on ice! Skating sessions are 90 minutes, but you can add additional time if you are having too much fun to leave!Please check website for daily hours of operation.

PJ DJ PARTY @ StillFire!
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Suwanee
StillFire Brewing

Friday, December 9 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

Have you picked out the perfect matching pajamas this holiday season?! Come Roll on in and show them off on December 9th for our first ever PJ DJ Party benefitting Jambos!! Bring a pair of NEW PJ's to donate (size infant to teenager) or donate $20 to Jambos and get a FREE HALF POUR! We plan to party in comfort while enjoying all our favorite beers and delicious food!

From Earth to the Universe
Dec 9
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Friday, December 9 from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has inspired awe and been the subject of campfire stories, and ancient myths for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. Audience: Best for a general audience.

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Friday, December 9 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Friday, December 9 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

Ebony & Ivory
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
6S Brewing Company

Friday, December 9 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Hailing from Atlanta, GA, Ebony (Ebony Mattox) and Ivory (Marc Baldwin) are a talented and exciting acoustic duo that perform popular songs from all decades in creative and fun ways.

Photos With Santa
Dec 9
City of Norcross - Government
<p>45 South Cafe</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Friday, December 9 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2434

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Coolray Field

Friday, December 9 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Wind Down with Art
Dec 9
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Norcross

Friday, December 9 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Wind down after work and get creative! Bring a friend or make new friends as we explore the creative process using a variety of art media. Supplies and light refreshments are included. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No previous art experience is required.Ages 50 and olderFee:$20.00 Gwinnett resident and $40.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -OneStop Norcross

Carriage Rides
Dec 9
City of Norcross - Government
<p>Downtown Norcross (In Front of Taste of Britain)</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Friday, December 9 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2456

Norcross Carriage Rides
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Taste of Britain

Friday, December 9 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Carriage rides will be dashing through Norcross throughout the month of December, boarding in front of Taste of Britain. Joe Watkins has provided carriage rides to the city for more than 20 years— come be a part of a Norcross Christmas Tradition! Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Carriage rides are free to the public.

Atlanta Gladiators vs. Orlando Solar Bears
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District

Friday, December 9 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Atlanta Gladiators are an ECHL affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes and the Tucson Roadrunners and provide family friendly, affordable fun to Metro Atlanta. Doors open one hour prior to game.

Candy Canes and Cocoa
Dec 9
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
Shorty Howell Park

Friday, December 9 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Explore a Lighted Candy Cane trail around the pond-complete with fun games and crafts! Warm up with delicious and end end the night with family photo to go. - Resources -Shorty Howell Park

Hispanic Praise Band & Prayertime
Dec 9
The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Friday, December 9 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County

Firefall
Dec 9
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Friday, December 9 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program Throughout Earth’s violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. The ancient barrage continues today; from harmless meteors – those brilliant streaks in the night sky -- to mountain sized boulders wandering perilously close to Earth. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. Audience: Best for a general audience

The Lion in Winter
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Lionheart Theatre Company

Friday, December 9 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

By James GoldmanDirected by Brandi KilgoreSibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183.

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's 41st Annual Nutcracker
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District, Gas South Theater

Friday, December 9 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

This season, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre celebrates 41 years of sharing the Nutcracker with Gwinnett County. Join us in recognizing GBT�s legacy with this beautiful story ballet, complete with entrancing dancing, stunning sets, and colorful costumes. Magic abounds as Herr Drosselmeyer presents young Clara with a toy Nutcracker, setting imaginations ablaze when the toy come to life, accompanying Clara on a journey to the Land of Sweets! A delight for all ages!

Eddie Owen Presents: Beth Nielsen Chapman
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Eddie Owen Presents & Red Clay Music Foundry

Friday, December 9 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman has released thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits and songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Bette Midler, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo�, Roberta Flack, Waylon Jennings, Indigo Girls, & Faith Hill�s Mega-hit This Kiss, ASCAP'S 1999 Song Of The Year.

Christmas Canteen 2022
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville Arts Center, Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre

Friday, December 9 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

CHRISTMAS CANTEEN 2022An Aurora OriginalCo-Directed by Candy McLellan and Katie Erin ChambersChoreography by Candy McLellanMusical Direction by Ann-Carol PenceGwinnett�s longest-running theatrical holiday tradition returns to the lavish Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre at the Lawrenceville Arts Center. Each year this stunning revue is an explosion of Christmas magic brimming with songs and comic sketches in a heartwarming yuletide treat that delights all ages. This cup of eggnog for the holiday soul will be the highlight of the festive season!

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Aurora Theatre, Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret

Friday, December 9 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Adapted by Tony BrownDirected by Katie Erin ChambersBack for a 16th Year! Aurora Theatre Co-Founder Anthony Rodriquez� unforgettable one-man A Christmas Carol returns with a twist you won�t want to miss. You�ll be truly immersed in the holiday classic as Anthony�s mesmerizing storytelling is enhanced with state-of-the-art-technology in the new Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret at Lawrenceville Arts Center. This exciting can�t-miss production retains an intimate feel and captures the true spirit of Christmas!

Mystery of the Christmas Star
Dec 9
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Friday, December 9 from 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Journey back over 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages. Video Trailer Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time.

84: Van Halen Tribute
Dec 9
Explore Gwinnett Buford
37 Main - A Rock Cafe

Friday, December 9 from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

The Ultimate Van Halen Experience!! 84 has quickly become the region's most sought after Van Halen tribute band.Faithfully recreating the sound, look, and energy of the original Van Halen lineup (1978-1984), 84 brings a jaw-droppingly authentic, passion filled show to packed venues and sold out crowds throughout the Southeast and beyond. 84's Dave, Eddie, Michael, and Alex work to bring you the most accurate concert experience possible.21 and over.

FSC Observatory Open House
Dec 9
Fernbank Science Center
Dr. Ralph L. Buice, Jr. Observatory, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Friday, December 9 from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

FREE public observations are offered every Thursday and Friday evening from 9:00 - 10:00 PM (weather permitting).   The observatory will open only when there is a clear view of the night sky. Please call 678-874-7102 between 8:30 PM and 9:00 PM, on the day of your planned visit, for observatory updates.

Date Night at The Hudgens
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 10 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Date Night at The Hudgens! Bring a partner and enjoy an exclusive Studio Date Night experience at The Hudgens!Hudgens Date Nights offer an individualized, two-hour ceramics studio experience for two with your very own private instructor. Studio Date Nights start with a brief demonstration to teach you the basics of working with clay, then you and your partner will create 2-3 ceramic pieces each and, finally, select glaze colors for your creations.Contact us today to book your reservation by calling 770.623.6002 or emailing Studio & Facility Manager, RJ Sturgess, at rsturgess@thehudgens.org.

Don Curry
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Atlanta Comedy Theater

Saturday, December 10 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Don Curry is an actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for starring as Craig's sex-crazed Uncle Elroy Jones in Next Friday and Friday After Next and for his role on the sitcom Grace Under Fire. 21 and over.

Aurora Children's Playhouse presents: The North Pole Fa-La-La-La Follies
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville Arts Center

Saturday, December 10 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

By That Puppet Guy Productions.Get ready for hilarious holiday high-jinx as some talented residents of the North Pole perform in their annual talent show. The zany and colorful cast of characters includes a wisecracking fruitcake, a musical goose, tumbling teddy bears, a duo of dancing deer, the �not-so-abominable� snowman and much, much more!

Walk the Talk: Managing Holiday Stress
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
George Pierce Park

Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

We will be at George Pierce Park! Hit the trail, get moving and get informed! Take a walk with knowledgeable health professionals. This month's topic will be diabetes.All agesFree - Resources -George Pierce Park

Walk the Talk: Managing Holiday Stress
Dec 10
George Pierce County Park
George Pierce Park

Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

George Pierce County Park

We will be at George Pierce Park! Hit the trail, get moving and get informed! Take a walk with knowledgeable health professionals. This month's topic will be diabetes.All agesFree - Resources -George Pierce Park

12th Annual Hudgens Juried Art Show
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Artists, ages 18 and over are invited to submit artwork in the following media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture. Please note that this is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. This years juror is artist and curator Amanda Shelnutt.

Bellpoint Gem Show
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County Fairgrounds & Expo Center

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Bellpoint Gems sources from around the world. Specially curated collection features beautiful crystals, gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry spanning from all over the globe.

Social Security 101: Pre-Retirement Workshop
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Public Library
Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Public Library

Is 2023 the year you decide to retire? Join GCPL and a Social Security Administration Specialist to learn about retirement benefits, Medicare, and services provided by the Social Security Administration. Annese Norman, a Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, will provide information, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive trustworthy answers. Learn how to use my Social Security online account and other online services. You should go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount to create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending the workshop. To register visit: www.gwinnettpl.org/adultservices https://www.facebook.com/events/540287141242254

Hudgens Exhibition: In This Place
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

In This Place: an exhibition by Jerushia Graham.

Hudgens Exhibition: The Work of Tom Francis
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Work of Tom Francis exhibition.

A Beary Merry Day
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Norcross

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

You bear-a-watch out, you bear-a-not-cry, you bear-a-not pout, I'm telling you why, cause Silly Goose Christmas and their paws-a-tively fury pals are coming to the OneStops to cele-bear-ate the holidays with you! Adopt a teddy bear, listen to a story and take home a story book to read to your new pal. Get a printed picture taken to take home with your adoption certificate and make great memories! Parent participation required.Ages 12 and underFee:$2.00 Gwinnett resident and $6.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -OneStop Norcross

Youth Science
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Buford

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Have a blast with crazy science experiments! Make new discoveries like a scientist!Ages 9 - 12Fee:$12.00 Gwinnett resident and $24.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -OneStop Buford

Social Security 101: Pre-Retirement Workshop
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Public Library
Online event

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Public Library

Is 2023 the year you decide to retire? Join GCPL and a Social Security Administration Specialist to learn about retirement benefits, Medicare, and services provided by the Social Security Administration. Annese Norman, a Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, will provide information, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive trustworthy answers. Learn how to use my Social Security online account and other online services. You should go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount to create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending the workshop. To register visit: www.gwinnettpl.org/adultservices https://www.facebook.com/events/540287141242254

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 10
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.  To review the health and safety protocols please click here. Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

McDaniel Farm Tour
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
McDaniel Farm Park

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Explore what farm life was like in Gwinnett in the 1930s as our educational interpreter shares with you the historical farmhouse, blacksmith shed, barn, and more.All agesFree - Resources -McDaniel Farm Park

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Its our annual Holiday Celebration! Tons of vendors for your original holiday shopping. Hot chocolate and food vendors - and a special vendor from the North Pole!Free for all ages

Holiday Whobilation
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Your heart will grow three sizes with holiday cheer! Snap a picture with a Santa, enjoy sacks, and do some holiday shopping at our Who handmade craft market. Interested vendors ($25/crafters $50/Food) please call 678.277.0850Free for all ages

Holiday Whobilation Craft Vendor
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Your heart will grow three sizes with holiday cheer! Snap a picture with Santa , enjoy snacks, and do some holiday shopping at our Who handmade crafts market.Fee: $35.00

Holiday Whobilation Food Vendor
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Your heart will grow three sizes with holiday cheer! Snap a picture with Santa , enjoy snacks, and do some holiday shopping at our Who handmade crafts market.Fee:$50.00

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

The Ice Rink At Sugar Hill
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill
The Ice Rink Sugar Hill

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill

Grab your skates (or you can rent them) and have fun maneuvering around on ice! Skating sessions are 90 minutes, but you can add additional time if you are having too much fun to leave!Please check website for daily hours of operation.

Small Biz HR Series: HR Essentials for Small Businesses and Developing Employees
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Public Library
Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Learn about the HR essentials every employer should know for their small business. Join Gwinnett County Public Library and Russell Craigwell Consulting, LLC to learn about the hot topics and employer basics for your small business. Once employers have learned the essentials and the team is in the door, it’s time to lead and develop! Get tips, tools, and resources to get off to the best possible start or course correct your small business. 10/8 HR Essentials for Small Businesses, Part 1 11/12 HR Essentials for Small Businesses, Part 2 12/10 Developing Employees To register visit: www.gwinnettpl.org/adultservices https://www.facebook.com/events/648927156521654

Small Biz HR Series: HR Essentials for Small Businesses and Developing Employees
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Public Library
Duluth Branch: 3180 Main Street, Duluth, GA 30096

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Learn about the HR essentials every employer should know for their small business. Join Gwinnett County Public Library and Russell Craigwell Consulting, LLC to learn about the hot topics and employer basics for your small business. Once employers have learned the essentials and the team is in the door, it’s time to lead and develop! Get tips, tools, and resources to get off to the best possible start or course correct your small business. 10/8 HR Essentials for Small Businesses, Part 1 11/12 HR Essentials for Small Businesses, Part 2 12/10 Developing Employees To register visit: www.gwinnettpl.org/adultservices https://www.facebook.com/events/648927156521654

Max Goes to the Moon
Dec 10
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fernbank Science Center

Ever wonder what it’s like to go to the Moon? The award winning children’s book, “Max Goes to the Moon” by Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, has been adapted to a planetarium show and takes the audience on such an adventure. Max (the dog) and a young girl named Tori take the first trip to the Moon since the Apollo era. Along the way, the story sets the stage for the more sophisticated science including “Phases of the Moon,” “Wings in Space?,” and “Frisbees and Curve Balls on the Moon” — all thoughtfully explained so that grownups and children can learn together about science.  Video Trailer Audience: Best for parents with younger children.

Merry Little Christmas Experience
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Downtown Lawrenceville

Saturday, December 10 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Join us on Saturday, December 10th, in Downtown Lawrenceville for our Merry Little Christmas Celebration and experience the Christmas season in Lawrenceville like never before!

The Holiday Sip Show
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Suwanee
Sip Happens

Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

Taste like a pro at our private wine event! An exclusive event space outside the front of our shoppe with 6 of Laurie’s favorite Wine Specialists who are showcasing 30 boutique wines, plus perfectly paired small bites.

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's 41st Annual Nutcracker
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District, Gas South Theater

Saturday, December 10 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

This season, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre celebrates 41 years of sharing the Nutcracker with Gwinnett County. Join us in recognizing GBT�s legacy with this beautiful story ballet, complete with entrancing dancing, stunning sets, and colorful costumes. Magic abounds as Herr Drosselmeyer presents young Clara with a toy Nutcracker, setting imaginations ablaze when the toy come to life, accompanying Clara on a journey to the Land of Sweets! A delight for all ages!

Traveling Seniors 50+ Workshop
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Saturday, December 10 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Let your golden years stay fill of gold. Understand how to travel on a budget. Learn about travel rewards programs, senior discounts, and more. Light refreshments available. Ages 50 and olderFee:$10.00 Gwinnett resident and $20.00 non-Gwinnett resident.

Forward! To the Moon
Dec 10
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Saturday, December 10 from 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Planetarium Program NASA’s 21st century Artemis program is the next step in our mission to explore the universe and land the first woman and person of color on the surface of the Moon. Video Trailer Please Read our Health and Safety Reopening Protocols Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time.

Christmas Canteen 2022
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville Arts Center, Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre

Saturday, December 10 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

CHRISTMAS CANTEEN 2022An Aurora OriginalCo-Directed by Candy McLellan and Katie Erin ChambersChoreography by Candy McLellanMusical Direction by Ann-Carol PenceGwinnett�s longest-running theatrical holiday tradition returns to the lavish Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre at the Lawrenceville Arts Center. Each year this stunning revue is an explosion of Christmas magic brimming with songs and comic sketches in a heartwarming yuletide treat that delights all ages. This cup of eggnog for the holiday soul will be the highlight of the festive season!

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Aurora Theatre, Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret

Saturday, December 10 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Adapted by Tony BrownDirected by Katie Erin ChambersBack for a 16th Year! Aurora Theatre Co-Founder Anthony Rodriquez� unforgettable one-man A Christmas Carol returns with a twist you won�t want to miss. You�ll be truly immersed in the holiday classic as Anthony�s mesmerizing storytelling is enhanced with state-of-the-art-technology in the new Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret at Lawrenceville Arts Center. This exciting can�t-miss production retains an intimate feel and captures the true spirit of Christmas!

Mystery of the Christmas Star
Dec 10
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Saturday, December 10 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Fernbank Science Center

Journey back over 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages. Video Trailer Buy Tickets: Select the date and time you plan to attend.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time.

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Saturday, December 10 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

The Platonics
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
6S Brewing Company

Saturday, December 10 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Platonics are an acoustic duo consisting of Kim Bates and Chris Iconis.

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Coolray Field

Saturday, December 10 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Swim with Santa
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

Saturday, December 10 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Santa is coming to town! Before his holiday rush, join him in a fun holiday swim! Have your picture taken with Santa- in the pool! Enjoy holiday crafts, making a wish list for Santa, and swimming. Light snacks are provided. $12 per Gwinnett resident (includes one free adult admission per child.All ages!Registration is required by 12/5/2022All pool rules applyChildren 7-10 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or over in a swimsuit.Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 or over in a swimsuit and must be in the water with the child. - Resources -Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

Atlanta Gladiators vs. Orlando Solar Bears
Dec 10
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Gas South District

Saturday, December 10 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Atlanta Gladiators are an ECHL affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes and the Tucson Roadrunners and provide family friendly, affordable fun to Metro Atlanta. Doors open one hour prior to game.

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's 41st Annual Nutcracker
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District, Gas South Theater

Saturday, December 10 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

This season, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre celebrates 41 years of sharing the Nutcracker with Gwinnett County. Join us in recognizing GBT�s legacy with this beautiful story ballet, complete with entrancing dancing, stunning sets, and colorful costumes. Magic abounds as Herr Drosselmeyer presents young Clara with a toy Nutcracker, setting imaginations ablaze when the toy come to life, accompanying Clara on a journey to the Land of Sweets! A delight for all ages!

Hudgens Ugly Sweater Party
Dec 10
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 10 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Celebrate the season with the amazing DJ Jason, merry dancing, many drinks, and a multitude of bad Santas. You know what to wear.Pďťżrizes will be awarded for the best-worst holiday sweaters! Food and beverages are included with admission. All guests will have the option to participate in the Ugly 50/50 raffle.Proceeds benefit The Hudgens Healing Arts program. The Healing Arts program offers, at no cost, an artistic outlet and sense of community and connectedness for those living with a cancer diagnosis, caregivers, developmentally disabled adults, and the autistic community.

Yule Ball - A Harry Potter Party!
Dec 10
Gwinnett County Public Library
Dacula Branch: 265 Dacula Road, Dacula, GA 30019

Saturday, December 10 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Details Join us for a night of well mannered frivolity during this after-hours event at the Dacula Branch! Celebrate the holiday season with a… More https://www.facebook.com/events/503917418338522

The Lion in Winter
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Lionheart Theatre Company

Saturday, December 10 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

By James GoldmanDirected by Brandi KilgoreSibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183.

The Everett Family Band
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Suwanee
Everett's Music Barn

Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

Everett's Music Barn is open every Saturday night.Doors open at 6pm-Show starts at 8pm.​The music barn survives week to week on donations. All donations are greatly appreciated.Please remember this is an alcohol free venue.​The house is open to all levels of talent for jam sessions.

Eddie Owen Presents: Harvest Moon (The Music of Neil Young)
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Eddie Owen Presents & Red Clay Music Foundry

Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Harvest Moon was formed to pay tribute to the legendary career of Neil Young.Drawing on his time with Buffalo Springfield, Neil�s extensive solo career, CSN&Y and the electrifying albums with Crazy Horse, there is a lifetime of music to explore.

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Dec 10
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Aurora Theatre, Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret

Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Adapted by Tony BrownDirected by Katie Erin ChambersBack for a 16th Year! Aurora Theatre Co-Founder Anthony Rodriquez� unforgettable one-man A Christmas Carol returns with a twist you won�t want to miss. You�ll be truly immersed in the holiday classic as Anthony�s mesmerizing storytelling is enhanced with state-of-the-art-technology in the new Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret at Lawrenceville Arts Center. This exciting can�t-miss production retains an intimate feel and captures the true spirit of Christmas!

Date Night at The Hudgens
Dec 11
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Sunday, December 11 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Date Night at The Hudgens! Bring a partner and enjoy an exclusive Studio Date Night experience at The Hudgens!Hudgens Date Nights offer an individualized, two-hour ceramics studio experience for two with your very own private instructor. Studio Date Nights start with a brief demonstration to teach you the basics of working with clay, then you and your partner will create 2-3 ceramic pieces each and, finally, select glaze colors for your creations.Contact us today to book your reservation by calling 770.623.6002 or emailing Studio & Facility Manager, RJ Sturgess, at rsturgess@thehudgens.org.

Don Curry
Dec 11
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Atlanta Comedy Theater

Sunday, December 11 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Don Curry is an actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for starring as Craig's sex-crazed Uncle Elroy Jones in Next Friday and Friday After Next and for his role on the sitcom Grace Under Fire. 21 and over.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dec 11
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Gas South District

Sunday, December 11 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Ghost of Christmas Eve.Trans-Siberian Orchestra is back celebrating 26 years of Christmas Eve and Other Stories!

Closed on Sunday
Dec 11
Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307

Sunday, December 11 All Day

Fernbank Science Center

Fernbank Science Center is closed on Sunday

Spanish Worship Livestream
Dec 11
The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Sunday, December 11 from 9:00 am to 10:15 am

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County

Bellpoint Gem Show
Dec 11
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Gwinnett County Fairgrounds & Expo Center

Sunday, December 11 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Bellpoint Gems sources from around the world. Specially curated collection features beautiful crystals, gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry spanning from all over the globe.

Korean Worship
Dec 11
The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Sunday, December 11 from 10:30 am to 11:45 am

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County

English Worship
Dec 11
The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Sunday, December 11 from 10:30 am to 11:45 am

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County

English Worship Livestream
Dec 11
The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Sunday, December 11 from 10:30 am to 11:45 am

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County

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License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Sunday, December 11 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Social Sunday Brunch - Every Sunday!
Dec 11
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Social Fox Brewing

Sunday, December 11 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Every Sunday we host Social Sundays with Beermosas, Belmosas, Beer Slushies, Seltzers and Craft Beer

NFL Football at Social
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Cosmo’s Pizza + Social

Sunday, December 11 from 1:00 pm to 12:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Watch your Atlanta Falcons battle it out during the 2022 season at Social! Special football menu, drink specials, a take-out deal, and prizes and giveaways will be available!

The Ice Rink At Sugar Hill
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill
The Ice Rink Sugar Hill

Sunday, December 11 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill

Grab your skates (or you can rent them) and have fun maneuvering around on ice! Skating sessions are 90 minutes, but you can add additional time if you are having too much fun to leave!Please check website for daily hours of operation.

The Lion in Winter
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Norcross
Lionheart Theatre Company

Sunday, December 11 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

By James GoldmanDirected by Brandi KilgoreSibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183.

Duluth Farmers & Artisan Market
Dec 11
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Duluth Town Green

Sunday, December 11 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Our market features vendors who bring in-season, local produce, baked goods and other locally-made food products. Purchasing locally grown produce means fresh-picked nutritious, and flavorful produce for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.The Duluth Farmers & Artisan Market is also a fun place to shop for other homemade items such as jams, jellies, pickles, salsa, canned vegetables, honey, cut flowers, herbs, spices, homemade candles, soaps, lotions, pottery, baskets etc.

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's 41st Annual Nutcracker
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District, Gas South Theater

Sunday, December 11 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

This season, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre celebrates 41 years of sharing the Nutcracker with Gwinnett County. Join us in recognizing GBT�s legacy with this beautiful story ballet, complete with entrancing dancing, stunning sets, and colorful costumes. Magic abounds as Herr Drosselmeyer presents young Clara with a toy Nutcracker, setting imaginations ablaze when the toy come to life, accompanying Clara on a journey to the Land of Sweets! A delight for all ages!

Christmas Canteen 2022
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville Arts Center, Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre

Sunday, December 11 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

CHRISTMAS CANTEEN 2022An Aurora OriginalCo-Directed by Candy McLellan and Katie Erin ChambersChoreography by Candy McLellanMusical Direction by Ann-Carol PenceGwinnett�s longest-running theatrical holiday tradition returns to the lavish Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre at the Lawrenceville Arts Center. Each year this stunning revue is an explosion of Christmas magic brimming with songs and comic sketches in a heartwarming yuletide treat that delights all ages. This cup of eggnog for the holiday soul will be the highlight of the festive season!

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Aurora Theatre, Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret

Sunday, December 11 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Adapted by Tony BrownDirected by Katie Erin ChambersBack for a 16th Year! Aurora Theatre Co-Founder Anthony Rodriquez� unforgettable one-man A Christmas Carol returns with a twist you won�t want to miss. You�ll be truly immersed in the holiday classic as Anthony�s mesmerizing storytelling is enhanced with state-of-the-art-technology in the new Bartow & Leslie Morgan Cabaret at Lawrenceville Arts Center. This exciting can�t-miss production retains an intimate feel and captures the true spirit of Christmas!

Beer and Brainpower @ The Shield
Dec 11
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Ironshield Brewing

Sunday, December 11 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Come join us for a little bit of trivia fun every Sunday! We will be running a 5 round mixed-theme game! Each round is a different theme they range from: general knowledge, sports & games, history & culture, a mystery round and a picture identification round!

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Sunday, December 11 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 11
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Coolray Field

Sunday, December 11 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Service Industry Night
Dec 11
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Cosmo’s Pizza + Social

Sunday, December 11 from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Join us every Sunday for Service Industry Night!$3 Shortie Shots (Jager, Proper Twelve, Dulce Vida, Deep Eddy) $4 Wells, $4 Sierra Nevada Tall Boys

Norcross Movie Mondays
Dec 12
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Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center

Monday, December 12 All Day

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Enjoy a free movie and light refreshments at Norcross Movie Mondays held at the Cultural Arts & Community Center every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month! Movies start times are at 1:30 & 6:30 p.m.Upcoming Movies:November 14: The Lost CityNovember 28: Las PupusasDecember 12: It's A Wonderful LifeJanuary 9: Top Gun MaverickJanuary 23: Under the Stadium LightsFebruary 13: Marry MeFebruary 27: Here TodayMarch 13: Mrs. Harris Goes to ParisMarch 27: UNCHARTEDApril 10: Courageous LegacyApril 24: Redeeming Love

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 12
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Monday, December 12 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.   Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

Movie Monday: It's A Wonderful Life 1:30 p.m. Showing
Dec 12
City of Norcross - Government
<p>Norcross Cultural Arts &amp; Community Center</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Monday, December 12 at 1:30 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2417

Grief share
Dec 12
The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Monday, December 12 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 12
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Monday, December 12 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 12
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Monday, December 12 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 12
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Coolray Field

Monday, December 12 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Movie Monday: It's A Wonderful Life 6:30 p.m. Showing
Dec 12
City of Norcross - Government
<p>Norcross Cultural Arts &amp; Community Center</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Monday, December 12 at 6:30 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2418

Gamblers Anonymous- OneStop Norcross
Dec 12
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Norcross

Monday, December 12 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Drop in. There is hope. Join the 12-step program that nurtures spiritual and emotional grown and recovery, and share experiences, strength, and support. New participants welcome. For more information call 678.234.5648FreeAges 16 and up - Resources -OneStop Norcross

Holiday Pops
Dec 12
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Gas South District, Gas South Theater

Monday, December 12 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Gwinnett Symphony ushers in the Holiday season with a cheerful mix of uplifting choruses accompanied by a full orchestra! Audience members are invited to participate in a carol singalong while children are invited to come onto the stage and conduct the orchestra in a rousing rendition of "Sleigh Ride"! This performance is sure to bring the Christmas spirit to you and yours.

Order of the Eastern Star
Dec 13
Snellville Masonic Lodge
2785 Lenora Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30078

Tuesday, December 13 All Day

Snellville Masonic Lodge

12th Annual Hudgens Juried Art Show
Dec 13
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

Artists, ages 18 and over are invited to submit artwork in the following media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture. Please note that this is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. This years juror is artist and curator Amanda Shelnutt.

Little Explorers: Cats
Dec 13
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
Rhodes Jordan Park

Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Explore through crafts and stories. Snack included. Adult attendance is required.Ages 2- 5.Fee:$2.00 Gwinnett resident and $12.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -Rhodes Jordan Park

Little Explorers: Cats
Dec 13
Rhodes Jordan Park
Rhodes Jordan Park

Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Rhodes Jordan Park

Explore through crafts and stories. Snack included. Adult attendance is required.Ages 2- 5.Fee:$2.00 Gwinnett resident and $12.00 non-Gwinnett resident. - Resources -Rhodes Jordan Park

Hudgens Exhibition: In This Place
Dec 13
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

In This Place: an exhibition by Jerushia Graham.

Hudgens Exhibition: The Work of Tom Francis
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Duluth
Hudgens Center for the Arts

Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore Gwinnett Duluth

The Work of Tom Francis exhibition.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 13
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Tuesday, December 13 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.   Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

HIV Testing
Dec 13
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Tuesday, December 13 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Keep yourself and your loved ones healthy. Complete a confidential test without an appointment and receive your results with preventative information and additional resources.Room EFreeAges 13 and up

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Tuesday, December 13 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Tuesday, December 13 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Buford

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Coolray Field

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

3rd Annual Grinchmas @ Indio Brewing
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill
Indio Brewing

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill

Join us for our 3rd Annual Grinchmas! The Grinch is making his way down from Mount Crumpit and he’s stopping by Indio-ville! Bring your kids, dogs, or yourself to take pictures with the Grinch! There will be holiday crafts for the kids and specialty brews and cocktails for 21+Show us your holiday spirit and ugly sweaters! #DontBeAGrinch

Limitless Dance Company Presents: Who Done It? A Christmas Mystery
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill
The Eagle Theatre

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Sugar Hill

Join all of the characters from your favorite Christmas movies as they gather in Who-ville for this year’s Whobilation! During the festivities, the presents go missing, taken by the Christmas thief — but since everyone was gathered together — “who” could it be? Enjoy dancing through your favorite Christmas movies while solving this year’s Christmas Mystery, “Who Done It?”! It’s a fun-filled, show starring our Limitless Dancers! Invite your friends and family – they won’t want to miss!

Carriage Rides
Dec 13
City of Norcross - Government
<p>Downtown Norcross (In Front of Taste of Britain)</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2457

Norcross Carriage Rides
Dec 13
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Taste of Britain

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Carriage rides will be dashing through Norcross throughout the month of December, boarding in front of Taste of Britain. Joe Watkins has provided carriage rides to the city for more than 20 years— come be a part of a Norcross Christmas Tradition! Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Carriage rides are free to the public.

Holiday Ornament Decorating @ Monkey Wrench Brewing
Dec 13
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Monkey Wrench Brewing

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

Holiday ornmanet decorating class

Gamblers Anonymous
Dec 13
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Buford

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

There is hope. Join the 12-step program that nurtures spiritual and emotional grown and recovery, and share experiences, strength, and support. New participants welcome.FreeAges 16 and up - Resources -OneStop Buford

Gamblers Anonymous- Family
Dec 13
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
OneStop Buford

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Families of compulsive gamblers, learn how to help your loved ones to grow and recover from the their compulsive behavior of gambling. Free.Ages 16 and up - Resources -OneStop Buford

ATLReads Virtual Book Club
Dec 13
Gwinnett County Public Library
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Tuesday, December 13 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Join us the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. for a book discussion! Read the book and chat with us! Free and open to all. To register visit: www.gwinnettpl.org/virtual-book-club In October, we will be discussing "The Starless Crown" by James Rollins. In November, we will be discussing "Once Upon a Wardrobe" by Patti Callahan. In December, we will be discussing "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi. https://www.facebook.com/events/832859357756411

ATLReads Virtual Book Club
Dec 13
Gwinnett County Public Library
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Tuesday, December 13 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Gwinnett County Public Library

Join us the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. for a book discussion! Read the book and chat with us! Free and open to all. To register visit: www.gwinnettpl.org/virtual-book-club In October, we will be discussing "The Starless Crown" by James Rollins. In November, we will be discussing "Once Upon a Wardrobe" by Patti Callahan. In December, we will be discussing "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi. https://www.facebook.com/events/832859357756411

Cosmo's Karaoke & Live DJ
Dec 13
Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville
Cosmo’s Pizza + Social

Tuesday, December 13 from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Explore Gwinnett Lawrenceville

Tuesdays are Cosmo's new official Karaoke nights!Starting at 9 pm, we invite guests to enjoy drinks and food and sing karaoke with the Cosmo's Social crew.Star Karaoke with DJ Adam is a 10 week long sing off contest that will end on November 15th with cash prizes of $500 for 1st place, $300 for 2nd place, and $200 for 3rd place! Three winners will be chosen each Tuesday during Karaoke at 9pm leading up to the finals and be given house cash: $30 for 1st, $20 for 2nd, and $10 for 3rdIf chosen for the final sing off, you will receive a certificate honoring your house cash and inviting you to compete on Nov 15th!

12th Annual Hudgens Juried Art Show
Dec 14
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 14 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Artists, ages 18 and over are invited to submit artwork in the following media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Glass, Photography, Fiber Art, Textile & Sculpture. Please note that this is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens. This years juror is artist and curator Amanda Shelnutt.

Hudgens Exhibition: In This Place
Dec 14
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 14 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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In This Place: an exhibition by Jerushia Graham.

Hudgens Exhibition: The Work of Tom Francis
Dec 14
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Hudgens Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 14 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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The Work of Tom Francis exhibition.

Home Safety and Accessibility
Dec 14
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Wednesday, December 14 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Learn how to reduce home safety hazards like falls, drowning, fire, poisoning, suffocation, choking, and guns. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Exhibit Hall Hours
Dec 14
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Wednesday, December 14 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fernbank Science Center

It is free to enter the exhibit hall and grounds at Fernbank Science Center.  However, we ask that you please follow and respect all health and safety protocols.   Please Read our Health and Safety Protocols

License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands - Margaritaville
Dec 14
Explore Gwinnett Buford
Lanier Islands

Wednesday, December 14 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Take the crew snow tubing, get your skates on and practice your figure eights at the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, make snow angels, then warm up with s'mores and hot cocoa, and shop in Santa's village. Don't forget to stop in and let the little ones tell Jolly Ole St. Nick what they hope to find under the tree.

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Dec 14
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Lanier Islands

Wednesday, December 14 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. The Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Great for the whole family!

Photos With Santa
Dec 14
City of Norcross - Government
<p>45 South Cafe</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Wednesday, December 14 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2435

Shine Light Show at Coolray Field
Dec 14
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Coolray Field

Wednesday, December 14 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Making its debut at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA this holiday season, Shine Light Show is a drive-thru holiday light show running from November 18, 2022 � January 1, 2023. Timed & ticketed guests are invited to stay in their cars and tune their radio to a designated station and immerse themselves into a wonderland of synchronized light displays to music from the comfort of their car. The dazzling show is a leisurely drive through archways & illuminated installations for all ages.Only ONE ticket per vehicle. Tickets are only available for purchase online at ShineLightShow.com

Music Bingo
Dec 14
Explore Gwinnett Suwanee
Monkey Wrench Brewing

Wednesday, December 14 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Suwanee

BFG Productions hosts a one-of-a-kind music bingo show!

Carriage Rides
Dec 14
City of Norcross - Government
<p>Downtown Norcross (In Front of Taste of Britain)</p> - Norcross GA 30071

Wednesday, December 14 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

City of Norcross - Government

https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?EID=2458

Norcross Carriage Rides
Dec 14
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Taste of Britain

Wednesday, December 14 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Explore Gwinnett Norcross

Carriage rides will be dashing through Norcross throughout the month of December, boarding in front of Taste of Britain. Joe Watkins has provided carriage rides to the city for more than 20 years— come be a part of a Norcross Christmas Tradition! Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Carriage rides are free to the public.

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