Looking for free & cheap things to do in Atlanta this weekend? To narrow it down a bit, check out these five ATL events (or browse Atlanta on the Cheap’s calendar of events to remind yourself of other can’t-miss events happening in the ATL):
Tonight, December 5, 2013, head to Town Brookhaven for the Holiday on the Town celebration.
From 5:30-p.m.-8:00 p.m., there’ll be musical performances, sleigh rides, visits with Santa, sleigh rides, merchant specials, a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, a free screening of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, & the Christmas tree lighting.
Holiday on the Town at Town … [more]
If you’re planning to shop local this season, you have an extra incentive to head to Decatur on Thursday evenings.
December 5, 12, & 19, 2013, are Terrific Thursdays in Decatur. On Terrific Thursdays, you can take advantage of extended hours, deals, & treats at 30+ local shops & restaurants.
Here’s a sample of the freebies & deals for … [more]
Georgia Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be at Cobb Civic Center’s Anderson Theatre from December 6-8, 2013. Planning to go? You can get discount tickets to select performances of The Nutcracker, no coupon code required:
While they last, you can get tickets to select performances of the Gwinnett Ballet’s The Nutcracker at Gwinnett Center for $14-$36 each + fees, thanks … [more]
If a visit with A**hole Santa at Criminal Records is one of your traditions, you know where you need to be this weekend. From noon-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013, you can shop, laugh, & get your picture taken with the not-so-jolly old elf.
Bonus: Metal band Red Fang will don their holiday finery & join the … [more]
Here are a few of the highlights from ATL’s daily deals sites. And you can now browse deals by category, complete with pics, on the Atlanta’s Daily Deals page.
I’m hoping that I can rework my schedule so that I can make it to this one; my girls love parades:
On Saturday, December 7, the 2013 Children’s Christmas Parade will take place in Midtown. The parade steps off at 10:30 a.m. at Peachtree St. and 16th St. and ends at Peachtree St. and 6th St.
It should be a … [more]
If your kids are fans of the Madeline books, you should check out Madeline’s Christmas at the Horizon Theatre. The show looks adorable.
Per the summary: “In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines,” begins the story of Madeline. This holiday season will be unlike any other for Madeline … [more]
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be at the Center for Puppetry Arts through December 29, 2013.
I’ve seen it twice, and it’s a cute production. The puppets are based on the classic TV special, and the Center for Puppetry Arts did an excellent job of making Rudolph & the rest of the misfit crew look just like the screen version. … [more]
If you didn’t get a chance to check out the Museum of Design Atlanta when they offered a free admission deal on Halloween, you’re in luck. You can still get discount tickets to MODA, no coupon code required:
While they last, $10 buys two tickets or $15 buys four tickets to MODA, thanks to a deal on Travelzoo.
If … [more]