Christmas at NorthStar Church Arts & Craft Show
When: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: NorthStar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road NW, Kennesaw | Get directions
Why Go: There will be more than 75 arts and crafts exhibitors from all over the Southeast.
Price: Free parking and admission.
Seventh Annual City of Hiram Christmas Tree Lighting
When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where: City of Hiram, 342 Oak St., Hiram | Get directions
Why Go: Santa Claus will be there. Additionally, there will be live music, train rides for kids as well as horse and carriage rides. The lighting of the Christmas tree will take place at 8 p.m.
When: 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta | Get directions
Why Go: The Georgia Ballet's interpretation of this timeless classic will feature dancing snowflakes, giant toy soldiers, a growing Christmas tree and more.
Price: Tickets range from $17.25 to $38.25. | Buy tickets
A Day with Santa
When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Depot, 2828 Cherokee St., Kennesaw | Get directions
Why Go: Get in the holiday spirit with a free parade, live reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh and a real snow playground. Festivities conclude with a Christmas tree lighting program at 5:30 p.m.
Powder Springs Christmas Tree Lighting
When: 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: 4488 Pineview Drive, Powder Springs | Get directions
Why Go: In addition to the Christmas tree lighting, sip on some good hot chocolate and get your picture taken with Santa.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: City of Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle SE, Smyrna | Get directions
Why Go: It's the first holiday concert that the 116th Army Band will present at the center.
Homes for the Holidays
When: noon Sunday
Where: Emory-Adventist Hospital, 3949 South Cobb Drive SE, Smyrna | Get directions
Why Go: Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you tour homes adorned with festive decorations.
Price: $20 | Buy tickets