Journey Through Bethlehem
When: 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Burnt Hickory Baptist Church, 5145 Due West Rd., Powder Springs | Get directions
Why Go: Walk through a historical village set at the time of Jesus’ birth.
Parent's Night Out
When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where: Brawner Hall, 3180 Atlanta Rd. SE, Smyrna | Get directions
Why Go: You need a few hours away from the kids.
Price: $40 | Buy tickets
Holiday Shops at Hunter Park
When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Hunter Park, 8830 Gurley Rd., Douglasville | Get directions
Why Go: Get some holiday shopping done without the hassle of the crowds at the mall.
Live Nativity Downtown Dallas
When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Downtown Dallas Merchants Association, 213 Main St., Dallas | Get directions
Where: In addition to a live nativity scene, there will be marshmallows, hot cider, live entertainment, and horse and carriage rides.
It's a Wonderful Life
When: 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Rd. SE, Smyrna | Get directions
Why Go: It just wouldn't be Christmas without George Bailey.
A Hanukkah Fun Day
When: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
Where: Chabad Jewish Center, 4255 Wade Green Rd. NW, Kennesaw | Get directions
Why Go: There will be all sorts of activities for the kids: candle dipping, Hanukkah snow globe making, doughnut decorating, and other arts and crafts. After the children's program in Kennesaw, celebrate the Miracle of Lights in Woodstock.
Price: $5 per child. Pay at the door. Organizers will also collect brand new toys, cash and gift cards to send to Hurricane Sandy victims in Oceanside, N.Y.
Empty Bowl Brunch
When: 11 a.m. Sunday
Where: The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta | Get directions
Why Go: Proceeds from the event are donated to local charities.
Price: $10 | Buy tickets