Close to home Dec. 10: Holiday activities in metro Atlanta

“The Live Nativity” may be seen outdoors at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, Sunday and Wednesday. Free. Hope Crossings Church, 2106 Old Pendergrass Road, Jefferson. Courtesy of Hope Crossings Church

“The Live Nativity” may be seen outdoors at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, Sunday and Wednesday. Free. Hope Crossings Church, 2106 Old Pendergrass Road, Jefferson. Courtesy of Hope Crossings Church

Henry Tour of Homes in McDonough

Henry Holiday Tour of Homes by McDonough Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. $25 day of the event. Tour begins at Winsor Gallery, 34 Macon St., McDonough. Tickets: 770-957-3383.

‘Celebrate the King’ in Alpharetta

“Celebrate the King” Christmas Cantata. 5:30 p.m. today, 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. St. James United Methodist Church, 3000 Webb Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 678-579-3678,

‘The Atlanta Christmas Musical’ in Woodstock

The Atlanta Christmas Musical. 6 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Sunday. $11 to $21. First Baptist Church Woodstock, 11905 Highway 92, Woodstock. Travel back in time to 1870 to see how the lives of three families are intertwined through faith, love and hope. 678-494-2817,

‘Living Nativity’ in Atlanta

Living Nativity and Petting Zoo. 7-9 p.m. today, Sunday. Free. Peachtree Lutheran Church, 3686 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. Refreshments in the lobby 7:15-8:45 p.m. 404-233-7031,

‘Walk Through Bethlehem’ in Peachtree Corners

Walk Through Bethlehem’s 25th Anniversary. 7-9 p.m. today, 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Free, including hot chocolate. Simpsonwood Park across from Simpsonwood United Methodist Church, 4500 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners. Canned food will be accepted for Norcross Cooperative Ministry. 770-441-2181,,

‘Bethlehem Walk’ in Marietta

Bethlehem Walk: Living Nativity. 7-9 p.m. today. Free. Mountain View United Methodist Church, 2300 Jamerson Road, Marietta. 770-928-0050,

‘Drive-Through Living Nativity’ in Decatur

Drive-Through Living Nativity. 7-9 p.m. today, 6-9 p.m. Sunday. Free. Clairmont Hills Baptist Church, 1995 Clairmont Road, Decatur. Drive through 12 scenes that tell the story of God’s plan in sending Jesus. 404-634-6231,

Christmas With Atlanta Master Chorale

Christmas With Atlanta Master Chorale. 8 p.m. today, 4 p.m. Sunday. $10 students, $25 seniors, $30 adults. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emory University, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. Box Office: 404-727-5050.

‘Blue Christmas Worship’ in Gainesville

“Blue Christmas Worship.” 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. Grace Episcopal Church, 422 Brenau Ave. NE, Gainesville. A remembrance and reflection service to help people find comfort and solace. 770-536-0126,

‘The Live Nativity’ in Chamblee

The Live Nativity. 7-8 p.m. Sunday. Free. Chamblee First United Methodist Church, 4147 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Chamblee. 770-457-2525,

‘Walk Through Bethlehem’ in Atlanta

Walk Through Bethlehem. 6-8 p.m. today, Sunday. Free. St. John United Methodist Church, 550 Mt. Paran Road NW, Atlanta. 404-255-1384,

‘Live Nativity’ in Atlanta

Live Nativity. 6-8 p.m. today, Sunday. Free. Front lawn, Sardis United Methodist Church, 3725 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta. Performances every hour and half hour with final presentation at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate or cider and sing Christmas carols in the historic church sanctuary.

Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes. 6 -10 p.m. today and Sunday. Winter Wonderland With Santa. 4-6 p.m. today. Artists’ Market. 4-9 p.m. today, 6-9 p.m. Sunday. Candlelight Christmas Concert. 5 p.m. Sunday. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tour begins and all activities at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Grant St. Tour includes eight private residences, including the Burns Mansion on Grant Street, in Atlanta’s largest historic district. Tickets: 404-688-7501,

Christmas at The Rock

Christmas at The Rock. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Ga. 36, The Rock off Interstate 75, Exit 201. Founded by the late S. Truett Cathy of Chick-fil-A, this 1,500-acre working cattle farm has 35 attractions, concessions and a Georgia Grown Farm Market on select days. No refunds. No rain checks. Locomotive train ride is not wheelchair accessible. 706-647-6374,

  • Breakfast With Santa. 9:30-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today and Dec. 17. $15.95 plus tax, free for children 2 and younger. Reservations required.
  • Country Christmas Nights. 5:30-9:30 p.m. today and Dec. 16, 17 and 19. $5 to $22 plus tax.

Recovery Service in Atlanta

Holy Communion Recovery Service for all those in recovery from addiction. 10 a.m. today. Free. St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 1790 LaVista Road NE, Atlanta. 404-634-3336,

Nativities Exhibit in Atlanta

“Nativities Exhibit with 300 Nativity Scenes from Around the World: A Tour through the Gospels of Luke and Matthew.” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. $5 adults, free for children under 12. The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 2089 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. 404-373-8338,