Archives for December 2014

Marvel Universe LIVE! Recap

I took my 4 year old son to see Marvel Universe Live at Phillips Arena in Atlanta, GA on Sunday 21-Dec. He loves all things Marvel, so he was super excited. From the moment we entered the doors, you could see all of the booths set up with Marvel items from Thor’s Hammer and Captain […]

Weekend & New Year Fun

{Readers Recommend} Christmas Lights!

  Occasionally we ask the Smyrna Parent readers for their recommendations on the “Best of….” and let the community share their favorites that way. This week, we asked about your favorite houses, streets or neighborhoods to see lights! Though the holidays can get a little crazy, there’s something wonderful about the simple pleasure of driving around your […]

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

    I’ve seen several discussions about the best lights displays, and wanted to share some of our photos from a recent trip to the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, in case it helps anyone make some decisions about how to spend this last weekend before Christmas! I have to admit that I made the […]

Weekend Fun, Holiday Edition

The listing below reflects those events going on in our community. For a look at the amazing holiday events happening in the Greater Atlanta Area and beyond, check out our Holiday Events listing. Friday Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show, Mableton. December 5 – 14 at Mable House Arts Center. Mable’s Tea Room, Mommy and […]

Christmas Ornament + Printable Template

I love handmade ornaments. I would cover my whole Christmas tree in pipe cleaner candy canes and popsicle stick snowflakes if I could! Nothing is quite as sweet as child’s handmade decoration. Here’s an ornament you can make this holiday season. This craft is best suited for elementary aged children because of the scissor and […]

{Worth the Drive} Cedar Creek Cabins

One of the wonderful things about Georgia is the variety of great places it offers for visiting. Whether you have a week available for vacation, or just a weekend away, there’s a getaway option for everyone. My absolute favorite area of this state to visit is the North Georgia Mountains. They have it all up […]

Marvel Universe LIVE!

This show preview is brought to you by Feld Entertainment. Calling all Superheros! Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to Atlanta late-December with stops at both Phillips Arena and the Arena at Gwinnett Center. If you’re looking for that final “WOW” gift or need a brief break from candy canes and Santa, it’s time to round up […]

Holiday Theater for the Whole Family

There’s nothing quite like the magic of a live performance, so we asked Jitterbug Performing Arts owner, Lindsay, to share her favorite holiday-themed plays that are perfect for the whole family. Whether this is your child’s first experience, or they’re an old pro, these shows are sure to create special holiday memories. Age recommendations are just suggestions. […]