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Nov 142017
Lights of Life at Life University in Marietta

If you’re looking for an inexpensive holiday lights display, check out Lights of Life in Marietta, happening November 23-December 31, 2017.

Admission is cheapest on Monday-Thursday: It’s $5/car (excluding November 23-26 & December 15-31). On Friday, Saturday, & Sunday + November 23-26 & December 15-31, it’s $10/car. Admission for busses is $20, regardless of the day.

While you’re there, … [more]

Nov 142017
Free & Cheap Crafts & Classes: LEGO Stores, Michaels, Home Depot, Bass Pro Shops, & More

If you’re looking for ways to get creative on the cheap, you’ve got a few options. Throughout the month, you’ll find free & cheap crafts at Michaels & Home Depot, free events at Bass Pro Shops, free decorating classes at Pottery Barn, free cooking techniques classes & other events at Williams-Sonoma, free mini-model builds at Lego stores, & more.

Here’s … [more]

Nov 142017
Discounts for Concerts: Weezer & Pixies, 98° at Christmas, Will Downing, Chanté Moore & Maysa: Soulful Sounds of Christmas, Hot Tuna, Lee Ann Womack, Los Lonely Boys with Lisa Morales, & More

Live music fans, take note: While they last, you’ll find discount tickets to select concerts on the deal sites.

Here’s a sampling:

Nov 142017
Atlanta’s Daily Deals: Cirque du Soleil's Luzia, Magical Nights of Lights, Fantasy in Lights, Black Nativity, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, A Christmas Carol, A Christmas Story, The Nutcracker, A Miracle on Elf Street, The 12 Dates of Christmas, Christmas at Callanwolde, The Snow Queen, The First Noel, Silence! The Musical, College Football Hall of Fame, Duck Donuts, & More

Want to save a few bucks when you’re out & about? Here are a few of the highlights from ATL’s daily deals sites.

Extra Savings

Nov 072017
Discounts: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be at the Center for Puppetry Arts from November 7-December 31, 2017.

I’ve seen Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 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 … [more]

Nov 072017
Indie Craft Experience Holiday Shopping Spectacular at Georgia Freight Depot on November 18 & 19, 2017

On my short list of places to shop this month:

On November 18 & 19, 2017, the Indie Craft Experience Holiday Shopping Spectacular will take place at the Georgia Freight Depot. From 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. each day, you can shop a mix of handcrafted gifts & vintage treasures at 170+ vendors.

And there’ll be fun extras, too, including tunes … [more]

Nov 072017
Discounts: Magical Nights of Lights at Lanier Islands

If you’re looking for Magical Nights of Lights deals, you’re in luck.

Your ticket to Magical Nights of Lights includes the seven-mile tour of lights, access to Santa’s Holiday Village (warning: there are carnival rides there), & more, plus this year’s mix of lights includes the return of the popular ’12 Days of Christmas’ display. Admission to Magical Nights of … [more]

Nov 072017
Discounts: Langston Hughes' Black Nativity at the Southwest Arts Center in Atlanta

From November 29-December 17, 2017, Langston Hughes’ holiday classic Black Nativity will be at the Southwest Arts Center. Want to go? While they last, you can get discount tickets to Black Nativity, no coupon code required.

The quick summary: “Set in a modern African-American church on Christmas Day, filled with testifying deacons, sanctified ladies and down-home preaching, Black Nativity takes … [more]

Nov 072017
Indie Craft Experience Holiday Pop-Up Shop in Candler Park from November 9-December 23, 2017

From November 9-December 23, 2017, the ICE (Indie Craft Experience) Holiday Pop-Up Shop, a holiday boutique featuring creations by 60+ local & national artists, will be in Candler Park

Based on last year’s experience, I suspect I’ll be able to fill in quite a few blanks on this season’s gift list thanks the fun selection of handmade items in … [more]

Oct 312017
Discounts: Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

I’ve been to Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden several times, and it’s a fixture on my “must do this holiday season” to-do list.

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights is gorgeous, and it’s fun to see the Atlanta Botanical Garden in a new way after dark. The downside is that even Garden members are required to purchase a … [more]