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Georgia Lottery’s All Access Finals to air Tonight

Georgia Lottery’s All Access Finals to air Tonight

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by GA lottery)

A star-studded cast of Georgia’s favorite celebrities and musical guests will appear in an hour-and-a-half-long special, counting down the top four winners of the Georgia Lottery’s All Access Music Search. Entertainment Tonight correspondent Kevin Frazier will host the live show at 8 p.m. Friday.

Celebrities, including multi-Grammy winning songwriter-producer and musician Dallas Austin; 2011 Grammy-nominee songwriter-producer and musician Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band; singer-songwriter and radio personality Monica; and country rock singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins will provide musical talent. Famed actress-singer and dancer Jasmine Guy will choreograph the primetime show.

In this special episode the Georgia Lottery will reveal the top four musical finalists of the Georgia Lottery’s All Access Music Search. Those finalists will head to Hollywood to record a track at the legendary Capitol Records Tower.

Bank of America Customers Get Free Museum Day on Jan. 1 & 2

Bank of America Customers Get Free Museum Day on Jan. 1 & 2

Atlanta, GA--  

Not getting enough culture in your life? Let Bank of America’s Museums on Us® program enhance your cultural enrichment in the New Year. Through the program, cardholders receive free admission to some of the best cultural venues in the nation on January 1 and 2. As part of Museums on Us, now in its 14th season, more than 140 leading U.S. cultural institutions, including museums, historical sites, science centers and zoos, open their doors for free to bank cardholders on the first full weekend of each month.

Stone Mountain Christmas Deals for the Holidays

Stone Mountain Christmas Deals for the Holidays

Atlanta, GA--  Stone Mountain is now all lit up and in the Christmas spirit. They are also getting in post Thanksgiving sales, and offering families great Holiday deals!

Georgia’s most visited attraction is ringing in the holiday cheer with more than two million lights, a spectacular new Snow Angel Palace, a new Wonderland Walkway and a new musical revue, the Holly Jolly Cabaret. Stone Mountain Park (SMP) invites guests to enjoy its popular holiday attraction, Stone Mountain Christmas on select dates from November 13 to January 2.

To help guests and families entertain on a budget, SMP is offering a Christmas Family Value Pass (four one-day Adventure Passes, four meals and unlimited hot chocolate) for Stone Mountain Christmas – a 30 percent savings – for $119 (tax not included). For families looking for a winter staycation, they can stay right at the park with Marriott hotel packages for Stone Mountain Christmas. Family packages start at $199 and include breakfast and Stone Mountain Christmas tickets good for two days.

Come to Gwinnett County's 23rd Annual Lighting of the Tree

Atlanta, GA--  The Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation and the Lawrenceville Tourism & Trade Association host the 23rd Annual Lighting of the Tree on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville.   Enjoy a variety of holiday entertainment beginning at 5 p.m., including live musical entertainment from The Class Act Band, face painting, dance performances, and of course the arrival of Santa Claus in a vintage fire truck on loan from the Winder Fire Department.

The annual lighting of the tree ceremony, begins at 6 p.m., and the much awaited arrival of Santa is at approximately 6:45 p.m.

The holiday fun continues throughout December at Holiday on the Square at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse as the Santa Trolley once again rolls into the square on December 3, 4 and 5 from 5:00-8:00 pm, where children can ride along with the jolly ole elf.

Stone Mountain Christmas Returns To Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Christmas Returns To Stone Mountain Park

Atlanta, GA--  Georgia’s most visited attraction, Stone Mountain Park, opens its popular Stone Mountain Christmas attraction, with thousands of guests on site to experience millions of holiday lights, new and returning live holiday shows, meet St. Nick and see the park’s famed Snow Angel fly overhead as snow falls at CrossRoads, the in-park attraction.  Stone Mountain Christmas is open weekends now through Christmas.

Snow Mountain opens Dec. 11.

WHERE: Stone Mountain Park, Hwy. 78 east of Atlanta

11th Annual Indian Festival and Pow-Wow, Nov. 4-7, Comes back to Stone Mountain Park

Atlanta, GA--  Georgia’s most visited attraction, Stone Mountain Park, presents four days of Native American culture, history and tradition at the 11th Annual Indian Festival and Pow-Wow, Nov. 4-7. With more than 50 tribes represented, the event is considered the largest gathering of its kind in the state.

“Stories of Courage” Brunch at The Conference Center at DeKalb Technical College

All Breast Cancer survivors are invited to commemorate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the “Stories of Courage” Brunch.

The purpose of this Brunch is to celebrate the courage of women and families dealing with cancer and share information on resources available for cancer prevention and treatment.

“Stories of Courage” is being held by AID Africa, in conjunction with The Educational Economic Development and Training Program, Inc. and other community organizations. The brunch includes a panel discussion where survivors, family care givers and practitioners share stories of what has worked to make a difference in their lives. Exhibitors will be on hand to provide information community resources available for cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

Twanda Black, a KISS 104.1 disc jockey, will be moderating the brunch which starts at 10:00 a.m.