In this file photo, a pink train full of people makes it’s way around the track beneath a 170-foot, 1950s-themed Macy’s Pink Pig tent. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Photo: Steve Schaefer
Photo: Steve Schaefer

Things to do in and around Atlanta on Monday, Dec. 17

With the holiday season in full swing, here are a few ways to enjoy your Monday:

Macy’s Pink Pig

Ride through a life-sized storybook featuring Priscilla and her friends. Through Dec.31. Individual rides costs $3; multi-ride tickets go for two rides for $5.50 and three rides for $7.50.Open through Jan. 6. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday. Lenox Square mall on the upper-level parking deck near Macy’s, 3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-231-2796 or 404-231-2959.

‘Flight of the Butterflies’ at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History

For those looking for entertainment inside, consider “Flight of the Butterflies”—a breathtaking giant screen adventure making its return to the 4-story Giant Screen Theater at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History— this time in 3D. “Flight of the Butterflies” is scheduled to show daily now through Jan. 10.

Projected on an impressive four-story screen, “Flight of the Butterflies 3D” will show daily at Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theatre, and will also show Friday evenings during Fernbank After Dark. 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.Monday showings. Now through Jan. 10. $8-$13. 767 Clifton Road, Atlanta. 404-929-6400,

Callaway Gardens’ Fantasy in Lights

Eight million lights and 15 dazzling scenes. Through Jan. 5. Opens at 6 p.m. and visitors select a time slot. $14-$35. 17800 US-27, Pine Mountain. 844-512-3826,

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Check the weather and traffic before you go out. 

For other entertainment ideas, go to our weekly podcast about the arts and entertainment, accessAtlanta. You can download it from iTunes, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts.

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