Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Christmas Tradition at Callanwolde Returns – December 1 – 12, 2010

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is proud to announce the return of the much-loved holiday tradition Christmas at Callanwolde.

Christmas at Callanwolde, Atlanta's spectacular 27-year holiday event, will return this year offering new highlights along with cherished traditions that will enchant both young and old.

For 12 days families will enjoy the splendor of the historic Gothic-Tudor mansion, decorated for the season by Atlanta's top interior and floral designers. The rooms, adorned with an array of designer treasures, will reflect a Roaring 20’s Christmas theme reminiscent of the glorious era when the Candler family lived there.

Guests will browse throughout the mansion and enjoy design and holiday finery, special seasonal shopping, the Callanwolde Artists Studio, holiday music and live entertainment throughout the day, including Callanwolde’s Aeolian Organ.

Featured events will include:

- The Premiere Party (by advance reservation only)
- Breakfast with Santa (by advance reservation only)
- Teddy Bear Tea (by advance reservation only)
- Battle of the Ice
- Children’s Marshmallow Roasts
- Callanwolde Gingerbread Village – (on display throughout event)

When: December 1 through 12, 2010

Weekdays and Saturdays: 10 am – 4 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 4 pm; Evening Hours Wednesdays: 4 – 9 pm

Where: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306 404-872-5338

Tickets: Adults: $20; Seniors: $15; Groups of 20+: $15; Children Ages 4 – 12: $12; Children 3 and under: Free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.christmasatcallanwolde.org

Special events may include an additional fee.

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, a magnificent Gothic-Tudor style mansion set on 12.5 acres in Atlanta’s Druid Hills neighborhood, was built in 1920 as the home of Charles Howard Candler, the eldest son of The Coca-Cola Company founder Asa Candler. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Callanwolde is a unique arts center that enriches the lives of thousands of metropolitan Atlantans year-round with arts education programs, music and dance concerts, gallery exhibits, poetry readings, storytelling evenings and outreach programs.

The proceeds from Christmas at Callanwolde benefit Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, serving the community as an educational center for the visual, literary and performing arts. Please visit: http://www.callanwolde.org for more information about Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

For details about Christmas at Callanwolde visit: www.christmasatcallanwolde.org

Presented by: The Coca-Cola Company and Point of Vision

Thanks to our sponsors: The Candler Family; Lenz Marketing; Ms. Joni Winston; Abbott Brown Wealth Management; Affairs to Remember Caterers; DeKalb Medical; Fidelity Bank; Jim Ellis Audi of Atlanta; Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC; Epps Aviation; Belk; Dancing Goat Films; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Poole, M. Austin Davis Foundation, Inc.; Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.; DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau; Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc.; LandingStar Presents; Comcast; WABE FM 90.1
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