Monday, December 23, 6:30 p.m.
One Eared Stag Christmas Party

One Eared Stag, 1029 Edgewood Ave. (Inman Park)

To celebrate the holidays in proper fashion (read: with much eating, drinking, and making merry), One Eared Stag is inviting a handful of chefs from around town into their kitchen to whip up a six-course feast with dishes like duck liver terrine, rabbit cassoulet and golden rice risotto.

Monday, December 23, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. & 9 p.m.
"It's A Wonderful Life"

The Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square (Marietta)

Settle right into the holiday spirit with an all-time family favorite at an equally beloved historic theater. Ringing in the season with a classic, the Strand will be showing "It's A Wonderful Life" on the big screen in their iconic art deco theater.

Deal nearby: Cool Beans Coffee Roasters

Monday, December 23, 8 p.m.
Final Performance of "Invasion: Christmas Carol"

Fabrefaction Theatre, 999 Brady Ave. (Westside)

Looking to finally get into the warm, fuzzy Christmas spirit? Look... anywhere else in Atlanta, because the people of Dad's Garage hold nothing sacred, especially when it comes to timeless holiday classics. It's your last chance to see the Dad's ensemble joyfully skewer Scrooge & Co. in "Invasion: Christmas Carol," so get in while the gettin's good.

Wednesday, December 25, 9 p.m.
The Coathangers

The Earl, 488 Flat Shoals Rd. (East Atlanta Village)

Christmas Day is a time for spending time with loved ones, sharing thoughtful gifts, and coming together. Christmas Night? Time to flee. Get out of the house and shake off that eggnog coma with a decidedly rowdy evening at the Earl with all-girl trio the Coathangers.

Deal nearby: Graveyard Tavern