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Five Things to Do This Weekend

Winder Wonderland at Fernbank, Kindermusik at Callanwolde and much more in Virginia-Highland and Druid Hills

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.  Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and places to explore.

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When/Where: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at , 767 Clifton Rd.

Why Go: Enjoy the last weekend of a season of celebrations during Fernbank’s 2nd annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World. This holiday-inspired exhibition and programming series features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas, Hanukkah and the Festival of Lights, as well as traditions and practices like origami, indigenous art and national symbols.

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When/Where: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. at , 980 Briarcliff Rd.

Why Go: Children ages newborn to 7 years old may participate in a free class demonstration.  Participants get a chance to win a lollipop drum!

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When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. at 862 Columbia Dr., Decatur

Why Go: The Friends School of Atlanta (FSA) will hold an Open House on Saturday, December 10, 2011, 10:00 am to noon, for families wishing to apply for the 2012-2013 school year. FSA offers a values-driven education for students from Pre-K through 8th grade. Founded in 1991, FSA remains the only Quaker school in Georgia.

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When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. at , 156 Heaton Park Dr.

Why Go: A Fernbank Astronomer will lead you on a guided tour through the constellations, planets, and events of the current evening sky.

Price: $4

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When/Where: Sunday, 6 p.m. at , 980 Briarcliff Rd.

Why Go: The Prestige is a neo-classical trio of rock musicians performing in the classical style.  Journey back in time through music, culture and style with the sounds of classical guitar, piano, violin and voice. The trio includes gifted musical artists Matthew Trautwein, Matthias Young and Jeffrey Blanks.

Price: $12 online; $15 at the door (cash only)

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