1st Annual Teddy Bear Crusade Holiday ball in support of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Entertainment includes live music by Drop D, a silent auction, and 99X's Jimmy Baron as the emcee. Call for information regarding attendance or visit www.teddybearcrusadeatlanta.org. Wed., Dec. 7, 7:30-11 p.m. Teddy bear donation. 103 West, 103 West Paces Ferry Road. 678-698-7008.
20th Annual Breakfast with Santa Come have breakfast with Santa at Stone Mountain First Methodist Church. All proceeds will benefit families and seniors in need. www.mainstreetstonemountain.com. Sat., Dec. 3, 7-11 a.m. $5. Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church, 5312 West Mountain St., Stone Mountain. 770-469-1105.
Breakfast with Engineer Santa Light breakfast for children and adults in the museum exhibit hall. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Continues through Dec. 17. $3+museum admission. Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Peachtree Road, Duluth. 770-476-2013.
Celebrating Native American Cultures Annual holiday family event features demonstrations and performances by Tom Bluewolf, representative of the Muskogee Tribe and storytelling. www.fernbank.edu. Sun., Dec. 4, 12-5 p.m. $12. Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6300.
Chanukah Bazaar Sponsored by Congregation Dor Tamid. Sun., Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Monarch School, 3057 Main Street, Duluth. 770-623-8860.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade Kickoff parade to the Festival of Trees begins at Peachtree and Baker Street and runs through downtown Atlanta to the Georgia World Congress Center. www.choa.org/festival. Sat., Dec. 3, 10 a.m.
Christmas Concert Benefit Benefit for Our House features live "gypsy swing" music, dance, and food and drink . Sun., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. $5. All Souls Fellowship, 647 East College Avenue, Decatur. 404-270-9900.
Decatur Holiday Marketplace Fundraiser for school's PTA showcases 80 artists and craftspeople, as well as live music from local musicians. Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m.; Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Clairmont Elementary, 155 Erie Ave. 404-370-4450.
Downtown Athens Christmas Parade Feat. over 30 floats, 12 bands and Santa. www.visitathensga.com. Thu., Dec. 1, 7 p.m.
Festival of Trees Displays of decorated trees, as well as gingerbread houses, specialty shops, handmade dollhouses and children's activities. Proceeds benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Sundays, 12-6 p.m.; Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 11. Georgia World Congress Center, 285 International Boulevard. 404-223-4000.
German Christmas Market German-style arts and crafts. Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 24. Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama St. 404-523-2311.
German Christmas Market European handcrafted gifts and decorations, arts and crafts for children, German food and drink. Sat., Dec. 3, 3-8 p.m. Atlanta International School, 2890 North Fulton Drive. 404-841-3840.
Ho Ho Ho-Made Holiday Show The Atlanta Craft Mafia hosts its first annual holiday trunk show created by 32 up-and-coming designers. www.atlantacraftmafia.com. Sun., Dec. 4, 12-5 p.m. The Solarium, 321 W. Hill Street, Decatur.
Holiday In Lights Festive lights decorate the park for the holidays. Also outdoor ice skating rink and holiday concerts. www.centennialpark.com. Mon.-Thur., Sat., 4:30-10 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Mon.-Thur., Sun., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8.
Holiday NightCrawler Overnight zoo stay includes animal encounters. Sat., Dec. 3. $43-$48. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. 404-624-5600.
The Joy Of Giving Annual Christmas auction and festival w/ visits with Santa, crafts, face painting, silent auction, etc. Sat., Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 2375 Shallowford Road. 404-321-3061.
Lighting of the Great Holiday Tree Takes place in Downtown Kennesaw. www.kennesaw-ga.gov. Thu., Dec. 1, 7 p.m.
The Little Drummer Boy Daniel meets the Three kings, Joseph and Mary. Opens December 3. Sat., Sun., 3 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18. $8. Towne Lake Arts Center, 6576 Commerce Parkway, Woodstock. 678-494-4251.
Market at The Works Work from local and regional artists, unique home decor items, accessories, antiques and reproductions. www.attheworks.net. First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; First Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; First Sunday of every month, 12-5 p.m. Continues through May 1. $3. The Works, 711 Trabert Avenue. 404-876-1359.
Old World Santa Rhodes Hall is hosting Santa Claus along with storytelling, arts and crafts, and snacks. Reservations recommended. www.rhodeshall.org. Dec. 4, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Dec. 5, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Dec. 6, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7, 4:30-7:30 p.m. $25. Rhodes Hall, 1516 Peachtree St. 404-885-7800.
Paint in the Pods Monthly art evening presented in conjunction with the First Thursday downtown gallery walk hosts a holiday gift show. Thu., Dec. 1. The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View, 210 Peachtree St. 800-937-8461.
Sankofa Spotlight Sankofa Spotlight features information about resources and agencies to help trace your family tree. Part of DeKalb County Public Library's Kwanzaa Awareness Festival. Dec. 6, 7 p.m. William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur. 404-286-6980.
Sunday Matinaze Sunday mantinees for families. Part of the garden's Holidaze in the Garden programming. Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m.; Dec. 11, 2-4 p.m.; Dec. 18, 2-4 p.m. Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. 404-876-5859.
Sundays Live! Holidays at the History Center In celebration of the holidays, guests travel back in time for a glimpse of a mid-19th century family. Sun., Dec. 4, 1-5 p.m. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4033.
Tour of Trees The Sterling on the Lake community hosts the Tour of Trees that features 13 homes decorated for Christmas. www.sterlingonthelake.com. Nov. 30-Jan. 1. Sterling on the Lake, 7004 Lake Sterling Boulevard, Flowery Branch. 770-967-9777.
A Tour Through the Gospels of Luke and Matthew 10th annual exhibit of more than 200 nativity scenes from around the world. Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m. $4-$5. Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 2089 Ponce de Leon. 404-373-8338.
Town and Country Holiday Tour Downtown Madison, Georgia opens private homes up for six separate tours, including a candlelight tour. For info, www.madisonga.org. Dec. 1; Dec. 2; Dec. 3; Dec. 4.
Toys for Tots Bells and Brass Christmas Concert Fundraiser for Toys for Tots features the U.S. Marine Brass Quintet and Festival Ringers Concert Handbell Choir. Sun., Dec. 4, 5 p.m. Admission is one new toy. St. Luke's Presbyterian Church, 1978 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody. 770-393-1424.
Volksmarch 2005 The American Volkssport Association hosts a 10km walk through the streets of Helen, GA looking at Christmas decorations. www.helenchamber.com. Sat., Dec. 3, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Alpine Helen, Georgia. 706-878-1619.
Winterfest Have photos taken aboard a miniature sleigh hooked up to a miniature reindeer cow. Carols, holiday lights and decorated trees. Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. Tanglewood Farm, 171 Tanglewood Drive, Canton. 770-667-6464.
X-mas Bash 2005 PasoFino presents a salsa party w/ workshops and performances. Dec. 2, 8 p.m.; Dec. 3, 8 p.m. $15. Atlanta Ballroom, 6125 Roswell Rd. 678-508-7652.