Straight No Chaser: 5 things to do this weekend in Atlanta

Photo courtesy of Atlantic Record

Credit: Atlantic Record

Credit: Atlantic Record

Photo courtesy of Atlantic Record

With Thanksgiving a few days away, it is officially time to get into the holiday spirit.

From the Macy's Great Tree Lighting to a Straight No Chaser concert, here are five ways to enjoy your weekend in metro Atlanta:

Rodney Perry

Comedian Rodney Perry will return to the stage after having a stroke this weekend in Atlanta. Perry will touch on the election, his stroke and more during the four shows, which will take place at the Uptown Comedy Corner.

Times vary. Nov. 17-20. $15-$25. Atlanta's Original Uptown Comedy Corner, 800 Marietta St., Atlanta. uptowncomedy.net.

Jeff Dunham

Ventriloquist and stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham will entertain fans at Philips Arena. Expect to hear Dunham’s character Bubba J share his thoughts on the election during this show.

8 p.m. Nov. 18. $53.50. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. Philipsarena.com.

Macy’s Great Tree Lighting

Tune into WSBTV and watch the 69th annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting or head to Lenox Square to see the festivities in person. The Atlanta holiday tradition will be hosted by Channel 2’s Jovita More and Zach Klein, and feature fireworks, a performance from singer Aloe Blacc, Michelle Williams and Craig Campbell, and the annual lighting of the Great Tree.

7 p.m. Nov. 20. Free. Lenox Square Mall, 3393 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. Social.macys.com.

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Straight No Chaser 

Get into the holiday spirit with a concert from a capella group Straight No Chaser. Known for their viral “The 12 Days of Christmas” video, the group is likely to perform holiday classics, as well as new and old pop covers such as Charlie Puth’s “Marvin Gaye” when they perform at the Fox Theatre.

8 p.m. Nov. 19. $39.50-$59.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Foxtheatre.org.

Puglanta PugFest 

Puglanta PugFest 2016 is about more than celebrating the cute dog breed. Food trucks, vendors and Santa will be on hand to ensure that this event is fun for pets and their human family members, too. All (friendly) dogs are welcome at this event and adoptable dogs will be on site for meet-and-greets.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 19. $5 (kids under 12), $10. Loving Touching Animal Center, 1975 Glenn Club Drive, Stone Mountain. Facebook.com.

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