Thursday, Nov 26, 11:00 a.m. at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge, Dawsonville, GA
Experience a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with old-fashioned fun. Displays and Appalachian cultural demonstrations will be presented at the lodge. Reservations for the Thanksgiving buffet are required (space fills quickly).
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge
418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd.
Dawsonville, GA 30148
Macy’s Great Tree Lighting
Thursday, Nov 26 7:00 p.m. at Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta, GA
Macy’s Great Tree Lighting: Thanksgiving night, November 26 at 7 p.m. Pre-show begins at 6:15 p.m., Macy’s parking lot. Live entertainment and the ceremonial tree lighting kick off the holiday season.
Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Lenox Square Grill
3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30326
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
3285 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30305
Emerald Coast Coffee & Grille
3280 Peachtree Rd. NE, Ste 187, Atlanta, GA, 30305
3280 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30305
Holiday Train Layout
Thursday, Nov 26 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
A table-high garden model train layout consisting of two railroad tracks and a trolley track complete with towns and vehicles located at the community center in George Pierce Park in Suwanee, Georgia. Open to the public, free of charge, from Thanksgiving through New Years. Volunteers will be working on the train layout the week of Thanksgiving. Call before going Thanksgiving night to be certain the Community Center at George Pierce County Park will be open.
George Pierce County Park
55 Buford Hwy
Suwanee, GA 30024
Thanksgiving Night Lighting of the Tree – Lawrenceville
November 26, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Free! Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation’s annual Lighting of the Tree in conjunction with the Lawrenceville Tourism & Trade Association in Historic Downtown Lawrenceville. Enjoy this traditional outdoor festival beginning with holiday entertainment in the gazebo by the ‘Class Act Band’, trolley rides, dancers, other exciting performances; and of course, Santa’s big arrival! Bring your camera for a quick visit on the lawn in Santa’s sleigh! Face painting and food vendors available for a fee. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.
Friday, Nov 27 2:00 p.m. at The Carter Presidential Center: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, Atlanta, GA
Members of the Southern Order of Storytellers tell Thanksgiving Tales at the Carter Presidential Library.
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
441 Freedom Pkwy. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Vortex Bar and Grill-Midtown
878 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30309
Rare Soul Tapas
554-A Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA, 30308
Two Urban Licks
820 Ralph McGill Blvd. N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30306