This Week In Atlanta: Ugly Sweater Crawl; Holiday Bazaar; and More

Here’s your guide to what’s happening around the city this week. (Flickr Creative Commons)

The holiday season in Atlanta is in full swing.

The events coming up this week embrace the festive spirit, from an ugly sweater crawl in Buckhead to a free holiday movie series in Krog Street market.

Here’s your guide to what’s happening around the city this week.


Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Time: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10

Where: Atlanta Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta

Cost: $49 to $575

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis will be leading 15 jazz soloists in this performance in the Atlanta Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center. The orchestra is trained to perform historic jazz compositions ranging from masterworks by Duke Ellington to Mary Lou Williams.

Krog Holiday Movie Series

Time: 6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 10 to 13

Where: Krog Street Market (in the Main Living Room), 10 Krog St., Atlanta

Cost: Free

This movie series will begin with a showing of “Elf” on Monday. Then, it will continue with a showing “The Santa Clause” on Tuesday, “Home Alone” on Wednesday and “A Christmas Story” on Thursday.


Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Party

Time: 7 p.m., Dec. 14

Where: Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta

Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members

See the fun side of science by going to the Fernbank After Dark for those who are 21 and over. During the night there will be science exhibitions “with a holiday twist.”


4th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl

Time: 5 to 11 p.m., Dec. 15

Where: Buckhead Saloon, 3227 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta

Cost: $20 plus fees per person

Locals will be going on a bar crawl through Buckhead in their ugly sweaters. Admission into the crawl includes discounted drink specials, holiday raffles and a map of participating bars. Some of the bars include Red Door Tavern, Lost Dog Tavern and Kramer’s Buckhead Atlanta.

A Haunted Holiday At Netherworld Haunted House

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Dec. 15

Where: Netherworld, 2076 West Park Place Blvd, Stone Mountain

Cost: $25.95 online, $28 at the door

Having a frighteningly festive night out at this haunted holiday house. Inside Netherworld’s Haunted House, there will be some Christmas themed moments, along with some areas that will be simply scary.


Holiday Craft Bazaar at Grant Park Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dec. 16

Where: The Grant Park Farmers Market

Cost: Free

Handmade goods will be on sale in this holiday craft bazaar. Local merchants Abena Designs, Moon Organics Inc. and Intown Healthy Hound are a few of the vendors selling holiday gifts. If you’re hungry, Crepe Masters, S & J’s Woodfired Pizza and Good Food Truck are a couple of the food sellers at the event.

Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Time: 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 16

Where: Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta

Cost: $20 for non-members, $10 for members

Throw on your best ugly holiday sweater for this party at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. There will be cookie decorating and festive activities, even “Santasaurus” will be onsite for holiday pictures.

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