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Christmas Around Atlanta

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From monks who bake fruitcake to a ride on the original pink pig, we'll see how people celebrate Christmas around Atlanta. We'll watch puppets bring a beloved classic to life, make Christmas toys the old fashioned way, and see some of the most over the top decorations in town. And who knows? There might even be some snow."

Air Dates
Dec 19th at 10pm
Dec 20th at 8pm and 10.30pm
Dec 22nd at 12 noon
Dec 23rd at 6.30pm
Dec 25th at 7pm
Dec 26th at 12.30am

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Really Big Santa

Skip Marklein Christmas Lights

A wonderfully animated display of Christmas lights on East Confederate Avenue.

The Pink Pig

An Atlanta Classic remembered.

The Atlanta History Center, home of the Pink Pigs

Jeff Clemmon's book "Rich's -- A Southern Institution "

The Toy Maker

Bob Greenberg creates and donates wooden toys to young patients in Children's Healthcare at Scottish Rite.

To volunteer at Scottish Rite

A Callanwolde Christmas

Transformed by Atlanta's top interior designers, the historic Callanwolde Estate captures the spirit of the season.


Mark Sunderland
Cynthia Porche
David D'Ambrosio
Rachael Young +

Snow mountain

Play in the Snow and enjoy the spirit of the season at Stone Mountain Park.

Fruitcake at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit.

Monk's Fruitcakes are made by hand using only the finest ingredients. The result is a moist, Southern-style cake packed with generous portions of pecans, pineapple, raisins, dates and cherries.

The Monastery of the Holy Spirit

"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

The magical story of Rudolph and his misfit friends brought to life on the stage. Based on the 1964 stop-motion animated special.

Center for Puppetry Arts.

Jon Gibbons Christmas Lights.

Jon's striking display of old school Christmas lights can be seen on Danbury Lane near Memorial Drive and I-285.