Stone Mountain Park's Christmas activities include holiday lights, 4-d movie experiences, visits from Santa, live performances, and a Christmas parade. 

Stone Mountain Christmas: 4 ways to have the best weekend in DeKalb

Start your holiday season off right with some of the festive events taking place around DeKalb County this weekend. 

Check these out:

The Museum School Auction. 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. $75 per person. Agnes Scott College. 141 East College Ave., Decatur. tmsauction@gmail.com. www.tmsauction.com.

Help raise money for The Museum School by attending their annual auction at Agnes Scott College. Tickets include a fully catered dinner, drinks, live music, games and, of course, an auction filled with fantastic items to bid on. Some of the many choice items include a week on Little Gasparilla Island, a weekend in a designer treehouse and park-hopper passes to Disney World.

City of Dunwoody Veterans Day. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Free. Brook Run Park. 4770 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody. 678-382-6700. www.dunwoodyga.gov.

Join the rest of your community in celebrating the country's veterans this Friday at the City of Dunwoody Veterans Day event. It all starts at 10 a.m. at the Brook Run Park Veterans Memorial, and will honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, both past and present.

Avondale Estates Garden Club Annual Holiday Bazaar. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Free. Avondale Community Club. 59 Lakeshore Drive,
Avondale Estates. 404-294-5400. www.avondaleestates.org.

Start shopping early for the holidays this year by attending the Avondale Estates Garden Club Annual Holiday Bazaar. Along with delicious refreshments, you'll get a chance to peruse stunning holiday decorations, antiques, garden decor, jewelry, clothing, themed gift baskets and bird houses. All proceeds go to benefit the Avondale Estates Garden Club and their educational and charitable community projects.

Opening day of Stone Mountain Christmas. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Passes start at $25.95 per person. Stone Mountain Park. 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain. 800-401-2407. www.stonemountainpark.com.

Stone Mountain Park unveils the opening day of their annual Christmas celebration this Saturday. 

With over 2 million holiday lights, live music, character visits and special Christmas-themed attractions, the Stone Mountain Christmas event has a little something for everyone. This year's event will feature the Rudolph The Red-Nosed-Reindeer 4-D movie, Christmas songs on the Singalong train, live performances including The Littlest Christmas Tree and A Christmas Carol and the interactive Wonderland Walkway.

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