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Budgetel Inn and Dekalb County

1 Dec 2009  Having fun in Dekalb County
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  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Atlanta
  • Category: Perfect week or more
  • Traveler type: Culture, Shopping, Theater
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travellers , Active/adventure, Tourists, Pet owners
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Concerts at Eddie's Attic

    December 1 - Mike Kinnebrew & Kurt Scobie

    December 2 - Billy Joe Shaver

    December 3 - Slaid Cleaves

    December 4 - Josh Joplin (2 shows)

    December 5 - The Brilliant Inventions, Nathan Beaver, & King Richards Sunday Best

    December 6 - Jan Smith Student Showcase

    December 8 - Amber Rubarth & Adam Levy

    December 9 - Tony Furtado

    December 11 - Randall Bramblett Band

    December 12 - Girlyman

    December 13 - Cowboy Envy (2 shows)

    December 15 - Jim White, Otis Gibbs, & Caroline Herring

    December 16 - Drew Holcomb & Marc Scibilia (Christmas Show)

    December 17 - Jennifer Daniels (Christmas show)

    December 18 - Matthew Perryman Jones & Madi Diaz

    December 22 - Jonathan Rich, Zac Taylor, Bethany Dick & Ryan Horne

    December 23 - Peter Bradley Adams & David Berkeley

    December 26 - The Lovell Sisters

    December 27 - Micah Dalton & Tyler Lyle

    December 29 - Sarah Peacock & Jessi Lynn (birthday bash)

    December 31 - Michelle Malone & Drag the River (early show) & Michelle Malone Banned with Blue Mother Tupelo (late show

  • 2. Michael C. Carlos Museum December 1 - 6

    Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection

    This exhibition focuses on the highlights of the Carlos Museum's Works on Paper collection, presenting prints and drawings from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Featured are great masters from Albert D�o Giovanni Battista Piranesi.

  • 3. Oglethorpe University December 1 - 6

    What is Cuban Art?

    Over 60 works by 28 contemporary Cuban artists have been selected and co-curated from the Center for Cuban Studies in New York and The Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin. This exhibition is the first public display of this group of works and the first American presentation of many of the works. The artists live and work in Cuba, the United States and internationally. Some artists represented have achieved international renown, and others are almost unknown outside of Cuba. This exhibit ranges from the most popular to the most intellectual tastes and features work from self-taught and highly trained artists.

  • 4. ART Station December 2-6, 10-13, 16-20, 22-23

    It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

    This holiday offering is inspired by the classic American film, It's a Wonderful Life, and performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Five actors perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects.

    Also, December 1 thru January 2
    "One-Of-A-Kind" The art of Charley Seagraves

    Blurring the divisions between Painting and Sculpture, Seagraves explores a variety of playful forms inside as well as outside the box. His brightly colored constructions often incorporate found objects, wooden crutches, clocks, tools and other unique items.

    "Works of Bruce Holwerda"

    Working with whimsical surrealistic subjects in a fantasy world, Holwerda?s paintings are a unique blending of fine art with illustrative representation combining the human form with simple ideas, energetic poses and surreal portraits.

  • 5. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta December 1 - 28

    Excellent Hostess: Paintings and Works on Paper featuring Lorraine Peltz

    Lorraine Peltz's paintings use imagery culled from both personal history and the contemporary moment, referencing both past and present. Her most recent series of paintings is of chandeliers, inspired by her mother's refuge from Nazi Germany. The decorative chandeliers represent the elegant interiors in which her mother grew up. Peltz's works become landscapes of both the exterior world and an interior space of dream, desire, and memory.

  • 6. Fernbank Museum of Natural History December 1 - 31

    Film in IMAX - Van Gogh: Brush With Genius
    Follow in Van Gogh's footsteps, traveling from the Netherlands to Auvers-sur-Oise and passing through Arles, Saint-R, and Paris, during the short nine-year period of the artist's career during which he created more than 900 paintings. From the dazzling yellow of the artist's famous cornfields, to the deep blue of his famous night sky, audiences will discover the source of some of the most important works in art history.

    Also, December 1 - January 3

    Learn the fascinating story of the world's most desired metal,its natural beauty, unique scientific properties and its influence in shaping global history. Explore a vast array of extraordinary objects including natural specimens of crystallized gold, enormous nuggets, gold bullion, coins from shipwrecks, solid bars, exquisite jewelry, and contemporary objects such as Olympic medals and Oscar statues. Through a combination of magnificent specimens and interactive media, this special exhibit examines the cultural, historical, and scientific underpinnings that have made gold an enduring subject of fascination since the beginning of recorded time.

  • 7. Michael C. Carlos Museum

    Scripture for the Eyes: Bible Illustration in Netherlandish Prints of the Sixteenth Century

    Enjoy a collection of approximately 80 engravings and woodcuts by the foremost Dutch and Flemish masters of the sixteenth century. The exhibition, featuring works by Lucas van Leyden, Maarten van Heemskerck, Dirck Volkertszoon Coornhert, and Hieronymus Wierix among others, explores the ways in which printed illustrations of Biblical and other religious themes supplemented and magnified the texts they accompanied during a period of dramatic religious and political upheaval..

  • 8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    An Iconography of Contagion: An Exhibition of 20th-Century Health Posters

    This exhibition features more than 20 health posters from the 1920s to the 1990s, from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. It covers infectious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS, gonorrhea, and syphilis.

    The posters show the interplay between public understanding of disease and social values. They reflect the fears and concerns of the time, and the state of medical knowledge and they show how beautiful and entertaining images and designs were used to educate the public on matters of life and death.

  • 9. Emory University

    Emory University Symphony Orchestra Concert

    The Emory University Symphony Orchestra presents dynamic and varied performances of repertoire embracing music from the Baroque to the 21st-century. True to the spirit of the liberal arts environment, the 100-member orchestra draws its membership from not only the Department of Music but from all disciplines across the campus. Concert will be held at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

  • 10. City of Decatur

    Terrific Thursdays
    Participating shops and restaurants stay open late and offer discounts, special holiday open houses and receptions. Visitors can park in one place and walk to most destinations.

    Decatur Holiday Candlelight Tour of Homes
    Tour beautiful Decatur homes and points of interest. Proceeds benefit the Decatur Youth Fund and Decatur Preservation Alliance.

  • 11. Stone Mountain Park

    Stone Mountain Christmas

    Christmas comes to life with more than two million lights at Crossroads. Gather the family, young and old, for a holiday tradition with many holiday-themed activities. Activities include The Polar Express 4D Experience, two new family-friendly live shows, Festive Christmas Parade, Visit with Santa Claus, sing-a-long Christmas train, Snow Angel Fireworks and Snowfall Celebration and more.
    Stone Mountain Park

  • 12. Stage Door Players

    G.I. Holiday Jukebox

    During WWII, Hollywood stars and starlets made it their duty to entertain "the boys." G.I. Holiday Jukebox takes four Hollywood stars to the "front" for a holiday reunion. It's Christmas-time, the world is at war, but for a brief time, at peace as our four singing stars deliver some of the best music of the 1940's, framed by a collection of holiday and Christmas music, ranging from the classic to corny to silly and sentimental.

  • 13. Center Theatre

    The Music Man

    Center Theatre at the MJCCA presents a community production of the classic musical, The Music Man, directed by Dina Shadwell. The story follows a con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer and leader, sells band instruments and uniforms to naive townsfolk before skipping town with the cash. But in River City, Iowa, things go awry when he falls for Marian, a librarian he tries to divert from exposing him while he inadvertently enriches the town with a love of music. The show's one-of-a-kind nostalgic score includes rousing marches, barbershop quartets and sentimental ballads which have become popular standards.

  • 14. Velvet Room


  • 15. Budgetel Inn Atlanta Northeast
    Motel 6 Atlanta - Chamblee Tucker, Atlanta, Georgia

    Opening rate of $49.99