Around Atlanta News and Views
Friday, December 7, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. & Saturday, December 8, 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The Stacks Lofts & Artists Tour
Fulton Cotton Mill Lofts
Take a peep inside some of ATL’s most dramatic loft spaces, browse work from over 25 local artists, and try not to acquire acute high ceiling envy.
Deal Nearby: Condesa Coffee
Friday, December 7, 7 p.m.
Battle Of The Beards
Our city’s noblest and most majestic facial hair will grapple for top honors during this night of live music, comedy, vendors, burly men, and follicle festivities. Use your super-secret promo code SCOUT for $5 off of your ticket.
Deal Nearby: Gekko Sushi
Friday, December 7 & Saturday December 8, 10:30 p.m.
Milk & Cookies: A Holiday Sketch Comedy Show
It’s the holiday season, which means you can either self-medicate with eggnog, or you can alleviate the tension with a little laughter. Should you choose the latter, Village Theatre is happy to oblige with a little holiday-themed sketch comedy.
Deal Nearby: Pizzeria Vesuvius
Saturday, December 8, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Catlanta Pop-Up Shop & Other Artful Happenings
Midtown’s swanky W Hotel is kicking off the holiday season with a little local art action, including a Catlanta pop-up at the W Store, an appearance from Jennifer Schwartz’s Crusade for Collecting, and an evening cabaret performance from the Serenbe Playhouse at Spice Market.
Deal Nearby: Spice Market
Saturday, December 8, 9 p.m.
Santa’s Super Saturday Show
Speaking of majestic facial hair: the one and only Jim Stacy, otherwise known during December as Really Big Santa, will don his red velvet suit at the Plaza and spread the holiday cheer. Get $3 off your ticket with a Toys For Tots donation (new and unwrapped toys).
Deal Nearby: Willy’s Mexicana Grill
Saturday, December 8, 5 p.m.
The Imperial Secret Society Speakeasy
Blue Mark Studios
Frolic back into the Prohibition era with (who else?) the pro time-travelers of the Artifice Club for an evening of revelry, burlesque, and live music.
Deal Nearby: West & Mill Bistro
Saturday, December 8, 8 p.m.
7th Annual Postcard Pinup Show
It’s not just a fundraiser for an awesome arts organization: it’s also a way to snag some art on the cheap and upgrade your walls from that one velvet Led Zeppelin tapestry bedecking the living room.
Deal Nearby: Condesa Coffee
Sunday, December 9, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Joel Chandler Harris Birthday Party & Victorian Holiday Open House
The Wren’s Nest
Happy 167th Birthday, Joel Chandler Harris! We plan to celebrate with cider, storytelling, and birthday cake at your crib. Promise we won’t take a peek into your medicine cabinets.
Deal Nearby: Tassili’s Raw Reality
Sunday, December 9, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
lostintheletters Reading Series
One last weekend hurrah: wind down your Sunday evening by basking in the literary prowess of four talented Atlanta writers.
Deal Nearby: Inman Perk