Whether you're looking for an escape from family or a way to be active after Thanksgiving Day, there are plenty of things to do this weekend in metro Atlanta.
Here are our top picks:
Tubing, Ice Skating and more
Several winter attractions have opened and this weekend is a great way to see what they have to offer. Go tubing at Stone Mountain's Snow Mountain or ice skating at one of several rinks throughout metro Atlanta.
A Christmas Carol at Alliance
The Alliance Theatre will put on a production of “A Christmas Carol” starting on Nov. 25. Revisit popular holiday character Scrooge with family and friends this weekend.
Times vary. Nov. 25-Dec. 24. $10-$77. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Alliancetheatre.org.
Maxwell & Mary J. Blige
Unwind from spending the holiday with your family by attending an R&B concert the day after Thanksgiving. Both Maxwell and Mary J. Blige artists have amassed a substantial amount of hits since the ‘90s.
7 p.m. Nov. 25. $49.50-$225.00. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Dr., Atlanta. Philipsarena.com.
The Hip-Hop Nutcracker
Dancers, DJs and violinists will join together for a version of The Nutcracker that incorporates hip-hop. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, the show will incorporate hip-hop interludes and an electric violinist.
6:30 p.m. Nov. 27. $25.50-$75.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Foxtheatre.org.
Hot Chocolate in Metro Atlanta
Enjoy a quiet evening with loved ones at a local coffee shop this weekend. But, don’t order coffee. Hot chocolate season is finally here. Whether you opt for a whipped cream mustache or not, this tasty treat is perfect for reminiscing with old friends or bonding with new ones.
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