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Through Jan. 21 Avalon on Ice, ice skating rink, 2200 Avalon Blvd. Open daily. (Santa at Avalon, through Dec. 24). experienceavalon.com
Dec. 2 Christmas Tree Lighting, 5-9 PM downtown, with live music, Santa, snow playground, children’s activities and Farmers Market. 678/297-6048. alpharetta.ga.us
March 3 Off-road motorcycles race on dirt tracks with steep jumps, tight corners and obstacles at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. supercrosslive.com
APPLE ANNIE ARTS & CRAFT SHOW
Dec. 1-2 37th annual juried show of arts and crafts by Southeastern artisans, plus live music, raffles, homemade soups and goodies by St. Ann’s Women’s Guild, at Catholic Church of St. Ann, 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta. 9 AM-7 PM Fri., 9 AM-2 PM Sat. $3 (free, 12 & under). st-ann.org.
ASTOR HOLIDAY ICE RINK
Through Jan. 5 Skate outdoors beneath the beautifully tented 40,000-square-foot Pool Piazza at The St. Regis Atlanta, with festive white lights and holiday tunes. Open Thurs.-Sun. through Dec. 17; daily from Dec. 18-Jan. 5 (including 11 AM-5 PM Christmas Day). $18 kids, $30 adults, per hour. stregisatlanta.com.
Dec. 2 Eastside 10K: Run/walk winds through Inman Park, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Poncey Highland and Virginia Highland. Stoveworks, 112 Krog St. NE, Atl. beltline.org/races
Ongoing Free monthly fitness classes for all ages are offered at parks and trails: beltline.org/fitsignup. Bus and walking tours: beltline.org/tours
ATLANTA BOAT SHOW
Jan. 18-21 The largest boating event in Georgia features hundreds of boat models, accessories and gear, seminars, bass tank, sailing simulator and Kid Zone at the Ga. World Congress Center, Hall C, 280 Northside Dr. NW, Atl. 11 AM-9 PM Thurs.-Fri., 10 AM-9 PM Sat., 10 AM-6 PM Sun. $14; $12 online (free, 12 & under with paid adult). 404/222-5200. atlantaboatshow.com
ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDEN
Through Jan. 7 Garden Lights, Holiday Nights: Botanical-inspired displays set the grounds ablaze. Experience sunsets, rainforests, meteor showers and fireflies at “Nature’s Wonders” synchronized light show choreographed to music and sound, plus Orchestral Orbs, Tunnel of Light, holiday model trains, Glow Bar, s’mores and more. 5-10 PM.
Dec. 2 Reindog Parade: Dress up your dog for fun or to win an award at Atlanta Botanical Garden’s annual competition, plus a Doggie Expo and photos with Botanical St. Nick. atlantabg.org.
Feb. 23-25 Flower Show: An exquisite showcase of the finest displays of floral design, horticulture and landscape design.
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atl. 404/876-5859. atlantabg.org
1911 Sweetbay Dr., Gainesville. 404/888-4760. atlantabg.org/visit/gainesville.
ATLANTA CAMPING & RV SHOW
Jan. 26-28 Georgia’s largest indoor showcase of motorhomes, campers and RVs at the Atlanta Exposition Center South, 3850 Jonesboro Road, Atl. atlantarvshow.com
Dec. 3 Minnesota Vikings
Dec. 7 New Orleans Saints
Dec. 31 Carolina Panthers
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atl. atlantafalcons.com
Dec. 1-2 Florida Everblades
Dec. 3 Orlando Solar Bears
Dec. 6 Jacksonville IceMen
Dec. 8 Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Dec. 10 South Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 27 Florida Everblades
Dec. 29 South Carolina Stingrays
Jan. 5 Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Jan. 7 Florida Everblades
Jan. 10 Norfolk Admirals
Jan. 13 Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Jan. 15 Florida Everblades
Jan. 26-27 Norfolk Admirals
Jan. 28 Orlando Solar Bears
Feb. 3 Orlando Solar Bears
Feb. 6 Allen Americans
Feb. 16 & 18 Manchester Monarchs
Infinite Energy Arena, Duluth. atlantagladiators.com
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