Celtic Woman (Courtesy ASO)

Looking for more shows, shopping and events to put you in the holiday spirit? Check out this list:

Santa and Music at Emory
The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University will welcome Santa Claus, who will  introduce some of his favorite holiday pieces and pass out early Christmas treats to good listeners on Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. in. This concert is free and open to the public. Visitors can also explore Christmas through centuries, traditions and generations during Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale on Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. Featuring the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and Georgia native Jamie Barton, Atlanta Master Chorale brings the glorious sounds of the holidays to Emerson Concert Hall at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Tickets: $25; discount category members $20; and all students $10.For more, visit arts.emory.edu.

Tinsel & Twine
Head over to the Westside Provisions District on Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the third annual curated holiday celebration featuring sing-a-long with carolers, visit’s with Saint Nick,  holiday snacks from West Egg, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and JCT. Kitchen. Shop the craft market featuring Billy Reid, Calypso St. Barth, Dragonfly Salon, Le Jardin, Preserving Place, Steven Alan and guests The Cinnamon Bears, Emerald August, Fawn Jewelry, Lyonstate, Olaria Studios, The Small Object, Sugarboo Designs, and Willaby Handmade. For more information, visit westsidepd.com.

Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas
The ladies are back in action Dec. 22, 8 p.m. at Atlanta Symphony Hall in the Woodruff Arts Center. Tickets are $42.50-$77.50. For more information, atlantasymphony.org.

ASO New Year’s Eve
If you’d rather skip a boring party or the crowds at the Peach Drop, spend your New Year’s Eve with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Symphony All. The concert begins at 8 p.m. and features Jack Everly conducting, Judy McLane on vocals, Michael Chertock on piano and the ASO. Tickets are $31-$69. For more information, atlantasymphony.org.

 

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.