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Monday, December 1

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA British Brass Band

    This special holiday concert is led by professor and former New York Philharmonic principal trumpet Phil Smith. The band will play a selection of Christmas carols as well as works by composers Kenneth Downie and Kevin Norbury. 

Tuesday, December 2

1 event

Performance

Wednesday, December 3

2 events

Performance

Thursday, December 4

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Dec. 4 & 5, 7:30 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $25. www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Holiday Concerts

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensembles like the UGA Symphony Orchestra, British Brass Band, Jazz Band and choirs come together for an an uplifting evening of seasonal favorites.

Friday, December 5

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Dec. 4 & 5, 7:30 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $25. www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Holiday Concerts

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensembles like the UGA Symphony Orchestra, British Brass Band, Jazz Band and choirs come together for an an uplifting evening of seasonal favorites.

Sunday, December 7

1 event

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    4 p.m. $15, $10 (w/ student ID). www.project-safe.org

    Jessica Nowell Memorial: Stomp Out Domestic Violence

    Clarke County students, teachers and staff stomp out domestic violence in this exciting step show. All proceeds benefit Project Safe. 

Monday, December 8

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $25–40. www.pac.uga.edu

    The 5 Browns

    Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra and Desirae Brown all attended New York's Juilliard School, becoming the first family of five siblings ever accepted simultaneously. The piano-playing quintet will perform holiday favorites like "Carol of the Bells," "Ave Maria," and "Greensleeves."

Tuesday, December 9

1 event

Performance

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Classic City Band Evening Holiday Concert

    The band will perform lively holiday music in the festively-decorated Conservatory. 

Friday, December 12

1 event

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. & Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m. $8-10 (ages 0–4), $12-15. www.thestudiodanceacademy.com

    The Nutcracker Suite & Holiday Program

    The first act of the program will feature a variety of dance styles in celebration of all things winter. The second at will feature Studio Dance Academy's adaptation of The Nutcracker Suite

Saturday, December 13

2 events

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. & Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m. $8-10 (ages 0–4), $12-15. www.thestudiodanceacademy.com

    The Nutcracker Suite & Holiday Program

    The first act of the program will feature a variety of dance styles in celebration of all things winter. The second at will feature Studio Dance Academy's adaptation of The Nutcracker Suite

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 13, 8 p.m. & Dec. 14, 3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required). www.athenssymphony.org

    Athens Symphony Christmas Concert

    Featuring the Athens Symphony Orchestra. Musical pieces include "Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates," "The Polar Express Suite" and "White Christmas."

Sunday, December 14

2 events

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 13, 8 p.m. & Dec. 14, 3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required). www.athenssymphony.org

    Athens Symphony Christmas Concert

    Featuring the Athens Symphony Orchestra. Musical pieces include "Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates," "The Polar Express Suite" and "White Christmas."

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2-3 p.m. FREE! www.uga.edu/botgarden

    New Horizons Band Holiday Concert

    The New Horizons Band is composed of members 50 years of age or older that have learned a musical instrument recently or have returned to their musical instruments from earlier in life. 

Saturday, December 20

3 events

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 20, 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 3 p.m. 706-542-4400, www.classiccenter.com

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia's The Nutcracker

    A yearly favorite tale of holiday adventure through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers and an army of mice. The authentic Russian production features Tchaikovsky's beloved music, including "Waltz of the Flowers" and "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy."

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 20, 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 3 p.m. 706-542-4400, www.classiccenter.com

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia's The Nutcracker

    A yearly favorite tale of holiday adventure through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers and an army of mice. The authentic Russian production features Tchaikovsky's beloved music, including "Waltz of the Flowers" and "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy."

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Dec. 20, 7 p.m. & Dec. 21, 2 p.m. $32–47. www.pac.uga.edu

    Handel's Messiah

    The Knights chamber orchestra from New York City, UGA's Hodgson Singers and four professional soloists join forces under the direction of Daniel Bara for a rare, complete performance of Handel's masterpiece.

Sunday, December 21

2 events

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 20, 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 3 p.m. 706-542-4400, www.classiccenter.com

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia's The Nutcracker

    A yearly favorite tale of holiday adventure through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers and an army of mice. The authentic Russian production features Tchaikovsky's beloved music, including "Waltz of the Flowers" and "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy."

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Dec. 20, 7 p.m. & Dec. 21, 2 p.m. $32–47. www.pac.uga.edu

    Handel's Messiah

    The Knights chamber orchestra from New York City, UGA's Hodgson Singers and four professional soloists join forces under the direction of Daniel Bara for a rare, complete performance of Handel's masterpiece.