Five Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 2-4): Holiday Events in Dunwoody

Welcome to "Five Things You Need to Know for the Weekend," a Dunwoody Patch column that sifts through the long list of events competing for your time to offer our pick of five things worth doing with your time off.


1. Pick up a one-of-a-kind gift at the . The show features locally crafted gifts and works of art made out of wood, jewelry, ceramics and glass. , with an afternoon of family-friendly activities, artist demonstrations on creating snow stars and a chocolatier tasting. The event starts at noon.

The Artist Market is open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the .


2. Cheer on the Wildcats was they hit the hardwood Saturday at Dunwoody High School. , with the girls playing at 5:30 p.m. and the boys playing at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.


3. See a Christmas concert, or play, or concert. This weekend includes a performance of a concert featuring Laura Story, as well as Dunwoody Baptist Church’s Christmas, student and children’s choirs. Performances are Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets are free.

Head to the , a holiday play, with performances Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $26.

is putting on . The concert features works, including Christmas songs and carols, of Rutter, Vaughn Williams, Lauridsen, Berlioz, Rachmaninoff, Victoria and others, performed by the Chancel Choir, orchestra and soloists. Tickets are free.


4. Make a gift. Saturday at 11 a.m. Visitors can create cards including stamped cards, glitter cards, painted cards and more. The event costs $3 for non-members and is free for members.


5. Eat some dessert with Santa. is hosting the event at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Children can meet Santa, see the balloon man creating balloon shapes and animals, get their faces painted, hear carolers, enjoy treats and more. The event is $5 per family. With an additional donation or an unwrapped gift for the Dunwoody Police Department’s Christmas For Kids program, you can get a picture taken with Santa.


Please email peter.cox@patch.com with any tips for this weekly feature, we'll try to get your events and announcements on our page and, hopefully, into this column.


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