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December 6 – 17, 2013
$20 Adults
$15 Seniors
$12 Children 4-12
Children 3 & under are free

General Admission

Included with General Admission: Tour of the Historic Mansion, Aeolian Pipe Organ, Holiday Shopping including: Callanwolde Artists’ Studio – Charming ARTifacts, Nature’s Design, Rosemary Knoll, Home Appetit, and Anne’s will have a combination of elegant decor and edible holiday gifts available for purchase.

Wednesday, December 11th the price of general admission includes Cocoa and Caroling in the charming Callanwolde front lawn from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Thursday, December 12th the price of general admission includes Garden Club Day demonstrations and lectures from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.

Group Sales of 20 or more are $15 per person. For group sales information call 404-872-5338.

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December 6 – 17, 2013
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Charming ARTifacts:
Callanwolde’s Artists Market

Held in the Conservatory (Greenhouse) throughout the Christmas at Callanwolde event, Callanwolde instructors and students will showcase and sell their unique works of fine art and crafts. Find beautiful handmade items for yourself or as gifts for friends and family. The fine arts and crafts will include ornaments, scarfs, jewelry, pottery, photography and painting.

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Thursday, December 5
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$75 per person

VIP Preview Party

The Christmas at Callanwolde VIP Preview Party marks the official kick-off of the holiday season with an unforgettable evening at Callanwolde. Raise a glass and be among the first to preview the historic mansion decorated for the season by Atlanta’s top interior and floral design professionals.

Meet the talented designers while enjoying live entertainment with the soulful four-part harmonies, poetic lyrics, and indelible melodies of Von Grey. A spread of festive gourmet food stations from Atlanta’s premier restaurants and caterers, with a complimentary bar, will be provided. Click here to see silent auction items available.

Tickets by advance reservation only.
Attire: Holiday Cocktail
For more info about von Grey

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Friday, December 6
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$30 per person

Musical Winter Nights:
Ted Howe Trio and Vocalist Francine Reed

After strolling throughout the 27,000 sq. ft. mansion, find a table in the indoor courtyard to sit, sip wine and listen to a live jazz performance by the Ted Howe Trio and vocalist Francine Reed. Refreshments will be provided and wine and beer will be available for purchase.

Ted Howe is a Jazz Piano Teacher, Arranger, Producer, Composer in Atlanta and Los Angeles. His passion for learning has never diminished and his unique voice brings virtuosity to the piano, the recording studio and the stage.

Francine Reed has a voice like no other with vocal ranges from quiet and vulnerable to soulful power.

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Saturday, December 7
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
$20 per person
|(incl. general admission)

Breakfast with Santa

Christmas would not be complete without a special breakfast with Santa! A delight for children and parents, you’ll enjoy the spirit of the holiday season in the festively decorated Callanwolde mansion. Featuring kid-friendly breakfast from Chick-fil-A, live entertainment and admission to tour the decorated home. Don’t forget your camera to capture those picture-perfect moments when Santa arrives and children share their secret wish lists.

Thanks to our Breakfast with Santa Sponsor: Chick-fil-A DeKalb County

Tickets by advance reservation only.
Children taking a seat are charged full-price admission.

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Saturday, December 7
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Included with General Admission

Holiday Handmade: A market featuring Atlanta Etsy Sellers

Take in the splendor of the Callanwolde mansion while checking off your holiday gift list!  Join us for “Holidays Handmade”: a market featuring Etsy Sellers from Atlanta and surrounding areas.  Come peruse purses, pillows, children’s toys and more—all handmade by local, talented artisans.

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Saturday, December 7
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
$5 per ornament

Make & Take Ornaments

Create a special keepsake ornament for yourself to enjoy, to give as a gift, or to top a beautifully wrapped present with one of Callanwolde’s own painting faculty. Dawn Kinney Martin will help guide you in creating a one-of-a-kind ornament. Paint one, or paint a few! Ornaments are $5 each. Children and adults alike are invited.

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Sunday, December 8
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
$25 Adults; $25 Children
(incl. general admission)

Teddy Bear Tea

Dress up and bring your very special teddy bear for a festive children’s tea in the elegant Callanwolde mansion! Enjoy the spirit of the holidays in the beautifully decorated historic mansion. Charming tabletops, tea and hot chocolate, sandwiches, pastries, live entertainment and admission to tour the decorated home will highlight this delightful afternoon for families. Santa will make a special visit along with time to tell the jolly man your holiday wish in person. Remember to bring a camera to capture those picture perfect moments at the event.

Tickets by advance reservation only.
Only 4 children per adult please. Children should be age 4 and above. Children taking a seat are charged full-price admission.

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Wednesday, December 11
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$5 per child

Merrymaking with Callanwolde Kindermusik

Kickstart your holiday season with musical cheer during this children’s music session featuring holiday song favorites!  Similar to the “Family Time” sessions held at Callanwolde, this class will be attended by parents with one or multiple children between the ages of 6 months and 7 years.

Cost is $5 per child, but does not include entry to the Home Tour.  Complimentary snacks will be provided.

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Wednesday, December 11
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Free event

Cocoa & Caroling

New this year! Bring family and friends to what is sure to become a holiday tradition. Join members the Springdale Park Chorus and Morningside Chorus  as they lead us in festive holiday songs. This night will warm hearts, bring back cherished holiday memories and create new ones. Also enjoy hot cocoa as you carol in the charming Callanwolde front lawn.

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Thursday, December 12
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free with house admission

Garden Club Day

New this year! A day dedicated to green thumbs.  Join us in the morning as Laura Iarocci of Faith Flowers presents “Holiday Floral Designs European Style” influenced by her  annual European flower tour.  The afternoon will featured lectures by Ramoa Hemmings of Atlanta Botanical Garden, and Marcia Weber of Gardens to Love. Admission includes entry to the mansion. A separate “make & take” workshop is also available to craft your own holiday centerpiece (see below for advance and added registration fees).

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Thursday, December 12
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$75 per person

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop Presented by Faith Flowers

New this year! Holiday Centerpiece with Floating Candles: Make-and-Take designed to last you through the holidays. Workshop presented by Laura Iarocci of Faith Flowers. $75 includes all materials and entrance fee to Christmas at Callanwolde.

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Friday, December 13
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$30 per person

Musical Winter Nights: Joey Sommerville

After strolling throughout the 27,000 sq. ft. mansion, find a table in the indoor courtyard to sit, sip wine and listen to world-renowned trumpeter, Joey Summerville. Refreshments will be provided and wine and beer will be available for purchase.

Joey Sommerville has performed and recorded with a wide range of artists including mega-rock group Phish. He was the featured instrumental soloist on the Cirque de Soleil’s Grammy-nominated and Juno Award winning album, Alegria. His latest offering entitled, “The Get Down Club” is iconic, forward thinking contemporary jazz featuring funk, gospel and bop influences delivered with pop sensibilities. It is trumpet delivered in the tradition of Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie with a new millennium twist.

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Saturday, December 14
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
$20 per person
(incl. general admission)

Breakfast with Santa

Christmas would not be complete without a special breakfast with Santa! A delight for children and parents, you’ll enjoy the spirit of the holiday season in the festively decorated Callanwolde mansion. Featuring kid-friendly breakfast from Chick-fil-A, live entertainment and admission to tour the decorated home. Don’t forget your camera to capture those picture-perfect moments when Santa arrives and children share their secret wish lists.

Thanks to our Breakfast with Santa Sponsor: Chick-fil-A DeKalb County

Tickets by advance reservation only.
Children taking a seat are charged full-price admission.

Teddy Bear Tea

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Sunday, December 15
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
$25 Adults; $25 Children
(incl. general admission)

Teddy Bear Tea

Dress up and bring your very special teddy bear for a festive children’s tea in the elegant Callanwolde mansion! Enjoy the spirit of the holidays in the beautifully decorated historic mansion. Charming tabletops, tea and hot chocolate, sandwiches, pastries, live entertainment and admission to tour the decorated home will highlight this delightful afternoon for families. Santa will make a special visit along with time to tell the jolly man your holiday wish in person. Remember to bring a camera to capture those picture perfect moments at the event.

Tickets by advance reservation only.
Only 4 children per adult please. Children should be age 4 and above. Children taking a seat are charged full-price admission.

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