Community Calendar - Nov. 6, 2013

Through Nov. 30

Mistletoe Market

Arts Clayton is hosting their annual Mistletoe Market Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Stock up on holiday presents with locally made gifts. For more information visit wwww.artsclayton.org.

Nov. 8

Rhett and Scarlett reunited

Road to Tara Museum is unveiling two new Gone With the Wind themed exhibits Nov. 8 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Cost is $25 per person and includes the VIP reception, photo opportunity with Rhett and Scarlett and two commemorative gifts. Advance tickets are required. Call 800-662-7829.

Nov. 9

Photography Workshop

Arts Clayton is hosting a photography workshop with Scott Evans from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Cost is $35. Reservations are required call 770-473-5410 to get a spot. Visit www.artsclayton.org for more information.

Canvas & Corks

Art Clayton Gallery is hosting Canvas & Corks. Cost is $35 per person. The gallery will provide painting materials and refreshments. Call 770-473-5410 to reserve a spot.

Cory White Chili Cookoff

Jail House Brewing Company is hosting a chili cook off with local chefs on land to judge the winner. Cost is $30 to compete and $10 to attend with beer and chili samples. Visit www.jailhousebrewing.com for more information.

Nov. 12

Clover Glove Race

The Fortson 4-H Center is hosting the Clover Glove Race series Nov. 12. The 5k and 10k are open to all ages. The races are part of the 90-race series that takes place at five Georgia’s 4-H centers. For more information and to register visit www.cloverglove.com.

Nov. 16

Full Moon Night Hike

Visitors have the chance to hike to the top of Panola Mountain by moonlight Saturday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. Hikers should bring flashlights, hiking boots and water. Meet at the nature center 15 minutes prior to the start of the walk. Participants must register and pay in advance. Cost is $7 plus $5 parking. Call 770-389-7801.

Nov. 17

Holiday at Home Parade and Street Festival

Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. There will be vendors for shopping and refreshments in downtown Jonesboro.

Nov. 20

Musical Performance

The Headquarters Library of Clayton County is hosting a musical performance by the Charles High School Orchestra featuring the Titan String Quartet, Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 22

Canvas & Corks

Art Clayton Gallery is hosting Canvas & Corks. Cost is $35 per person. The gallery will provide painting materials and refreshments. Call 770-473-5410 to reserve a spot.

Nov. 22 Through Jan. 4

Gift of Lights

The Atlanta Motor Speedway will once again turn into the areas biggest drive-through Christmas lights park. Gates open at 6 p.m. every evening with closing at 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Gates close at 10 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and holidays — including Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Admission is $15 per car Monday-Thursday and $20 per car Friday-Sunday and holidays. Visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com for more information.

Nov. 23

Christmas Parade

Jonesboro is kicking off the holiday season with a Christmas parade Nov. 23

Nov. 23 through Dec.16

Old-fashioned Christmas

Southern Belle Farm is hosting an old-fashioned Christmas which includes tree decorating, hot apple cider and carols. Visit www.southernbellefarm.com for more information.

Nov. 23

Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk

Bird lovers have a chance to walk through the Panola Mountain’s Power of Flight area Saturday, Nov. 23 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Meet at Alexander Lake Area. Register in advance. Donations of birdseed are appreciated. Parking is $5. Call 770-389-7801.

Nov. 25-27



Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Harvest Happenings Nov. 25 - Nov. 27 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. for children ages 5-13. Cost is $50. Children should bring a lunch and two snacks daily. Registration is required. Visit www.claytonparks.com for more information.

Nov. 26



Arts Clayton Gallery is hosting an ornament workshop from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Children get to create an ornament of their own. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 770-473-5826 to reserve a spot.

Nov. 30


The Funk-N-Run is a family friendly 5k event that is not timed at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Runners are encouraged to dress up. Colored cornstarch dye will be part of the fun. For more information or to register visit www.funknrun.com

Dec. 6

Yule Log Celebration

Reynolds Nature Preserve will host their annual Yule Log Celebration Dec. 6. Music will be provided by Forest Park High School orchestra, refreshments, face painting and ornament making. Storyteller Barry Mann will lead visitors along a candlelit path through the woods for a bonfire and stories of holiday’s past. The event is free and shuttle service will be provided from Babb Middle School.

Dec. 13

Job Fair

A job fair is being hosted by the 3rd Medical Command Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Fort Gillem enclave in Forest Park. Employers will be set up in the Battle Assembly Hall building 900 at 5015 North 34th St. Fort Gillem. For more information call Molly Smits at 404-469-4080 or email her at molly.m.smits.civ@mail.mil.

Dec. 14

Riverdale Holiday Gala

Residents are invited to Riverdale’s Educational Holiday Gala & Benefit featuring The 911 Band, food, fun and dancing at Riverdale Centre for the Arts. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Discounts available when tickets are purchased as pairs. Call 770-909-5300 for more information.

Through Dec. 23

Christmas tree farm

Families can visit Yule Forest from 9 a.m. until dark to cut their own Christmas trees, buy live wreaths and garland. Hayrides and Christmas tours are available. The farm is located at 3565 Ga. 155 in Stockbridge. Call 770-954-9356 or visit www.aboutyule.com for more information.


The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at 752 Main Street, Suite C in Forest Park. Call 770-478-1950 for more information.

To submit a calendar event, send to Heather Middleton at hmiddleton@news-daily.com