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Alpharetta plays host to various festivals and events throughout the year. From concerts to culinary offerings, Alpharetta's calendar of events always has something to share.

Check out the following list of this month's events, or use the calendar to search for your awesome Alpharetta adventure. Click on a particular date or use the list of months at the top of the calendar to find listings of current and future events. You may also search by event name.

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HOWLpharetta Ghost Tour

Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.

Downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=Alpharetta_Tours
Event Type: Family Fun
All tickets must be purchased in advance

Experience some of historic downtown Alpharetta’s extensive history through a narrated walking tour. Some regular sites through the journey include the original site of City Hall, a famous restaurant that is rumored to be haunted, shops with local flair, turn of the century hotels and a local favorite, Resthaven Cemetery.

Avalon on Ice

November 22, 2014 through February, 2015

Avalon
2200 Avalon Blvd.

Alpharetta, GA
404-965-9065

http://www.experienceavalon.com/
Event Type: Family Fun

Ice skate at Avalon on our Rockefeller Center- sized ice skating rink in the Plaza. Watch for theme nights and enjoy warm tasty treats rink side

Gifts for the Holiday Hostess

Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Whole Foods Market Avalon
2800 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
770-442-3354

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/service/salud-cooking-school-4
Event Type: Culinary
Hands-On $49

The secret to a full social calendar starts by wooing your host or hostess with a homemade gesture of thanks. And while a bottle of wine or flowers can do in a pinch, to really make an impression you need a bit of creativity and planning. In this festive class, students learn how to make from-scratch, foodie items that are perfect, thoughtful gifts for your holiday host or hostess.

Best of Sur La Table: Holiday Appetizers

Saturday, November 22 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1818475/Best+of+Sur+La+Table%3A+Holiday+Appetizers
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

Our favorite part of any holiday party? Indulging in a variety of scrumptious, savory small bites. So we scoured our recipe archives to bring together our customers' favorite Sur La Table appetizers.

FAMILY Backyard Campout

Saturday, November 22 – Sunday, November 23

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road

Roswell, GA
770-992-2055

http://www.chattnaturecenter.org
Event Type: Family Fun
$50 General Public Families/$35 CNC Member Families (price per tent); Registration Required

Want the great outdoor experience but prefer to stay close to home? CNC offers a great opportunity to camp out and experience wildlife on our Wildlife Walk! Bring a picnic with all the fixings, take photos that will last a lifetime, enjoy a campfire with marshmallows, and enjoy the beautiful grounds as you explore the great outdoors at the Backyard Campout!

Free FlyBarre class at FlyWheel Studio

Saturday November 22nd from 9 - 10 a.m.

Athleta at Avalon
6120 Avalon Blvd.

Alpharetta, GA

RSVP to Christa_Sandlin@stores.gap.com

Event Type: Sports
Free. Space is limited.

Hosted by Athleta. This class is complementary. Limited spaces available. Please RSVP to Christa_Sandlin@stores.gap.com

Santa Photos at Avalon

Sunday, November 23rd through Wednesday, December 24th

Avalon
2200 Avalon Blvd.

Alpharetta, GA
404-965-9065

http://www.experienceavalon.com/
Event Type: Family Fun

Visit Avalon’s very own Santa Claus in his “Santhropologie” Workshop for a memorable visit and photos with your children family and friends!

Avalon’s Tree Lighting

Monday, November 24 from 1 - 9 p.m.

Avalon
2200 Avalon Blvd.

Alpharetta, GA
770-765-1000

http://www.experienceavalon.com/
Event Type:

The perfect way to start your holiday season at the annual Lighting of Avalon with seasonal music, entertainment and free activities for all ages. Santa's arrival on Avalon's holiday express will be at 7:30 p.m.

Delicious Mexican Cooking

Tuesday, November 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
North Point Mall - 1000 North Po

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1818509/Delicious+Mexican+Cooking
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

Create authentic, south of the border favorites right in your own cocina. In this fun, hands-on class, you’ll learn techniques for everything from braising pork for savory tacos to preparing traditional pozole soup

Holiday Bread Baking

Tuesday, November 25 at 7 p.m.

Publix Apron's Cooking School
4305 State Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA
770-751-8561

http://ww2.publix.com/aprons/schools/Alpharetta/ClassDetailReservations.do?childId=31104
Event Type: Culinary
$40

Join us for a holiday bread class where you will learn to make great breads that you can recreate for your holiday parties.

Gingerbread Houses

Friday, November 28 at 4 p.m .

Publix Apron's Cooking School
4305 State Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA
770-751-8561

http://ww2.publix.com/aprons/schools/Alpharetta/ClassDetailReservations.do?childId=31056
Event Type: Culinary
$50 Price is for family up to 4 participants

Forgo the mess at home, and bring the family here! This class allows you and your children (up to three kids) to decorate your own gingerbread house. One adult is required for each family group; children should be at least 4 years old.

Black Friday at Avalon

Friday, November 28

Avalon
2200 Avalon Blvd.

Alpharetta, GA
404-965-9065

http://www.experienceavalon.com/
Event Type: Family Fun

Special sales, holiday promotions and seasonal entertainment featured throughout the property with Avalon’s celebrated retailers and restaurants

Dad’s Christmas Miracle

Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m.

ACT1 Theater at Alpharetta Presb
180 Academy Street

Alpharetta, GA
770-663-8989

http://act1theater.com/?p=259
Event Type: Holiday
See website for pricing.

Hysterical situations abound in this loving memory of Yuletide charm back when if you had a dollar it was more money than you knew what to do with; if you had an hour to play, it seemed forever and the best time in the whole world was Christmas.

HOWLpharetta Ghost Tour

Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m.

Downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=Alpharetta_Tours
Event Type: Family Fun
All tickets must be purchased in advance

Experience some of historic downtown Alpharetta’s extensive history through a narrated walking tour. Some regular sites through the journey include the original site of City Hall, a famous restaurant that is rumored to be haunted, shops with local flair, turn of the century hotels and a local favorite, Resthaven Cemetery.

Smooth Jazz Trumpeter Melvin M. Miller

Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m .& 9:30 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/melvin-m-miller/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$20

Melvin regularly performs the National Anthem for the Atlanta Falcons football games at The Georgia Dome and the Atlanta Hawks basketball games at Phillips Arena. Melvin wrote and performs the opening fanfare for the Trumpet Awards which airs on TV 1.

Girls Night Out

Saturday, November 29 at 7 pm.

Publix Apron's Cooking School
4305 State Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA
770-751-8561

http://ww2.publix.com/aprons/schools/Alpharetta/ClassDetailReservations.do?childId=30800
Event Type: Culinary
$45

Spend a couple hours away from it all and catch up with the girls. Enjoy an evening relaxing and let us do all the cooking.

Family Fun: Homemade Pasta

Saturday, November 29 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1818525/Family+Fun%3A+Homemade+Pasta
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

If you love fresh pasta but think you could never make it yourself, this class will change your mind. Our instructor demystifies the process, walking you step by step through techniques for making perfect dough every time.

Holiday Brunch

Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Whole Foods Market Avalon
2800 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
770-442-3354

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/service/salud-cooking-school-4
Event Type: Culinary
Hands-On $59

This fun, festive class pays homage to the tradition of hosting a holiday brunch. Students will enjoy making an elegant, delicious menu that is ideal for serving during the holiday season and beyond. Many of these items can be prepared in advance, giving everyone time to relax and socialize at family gatherings.

Festive French Macarons

Sunday, November 30 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1838739/Festive+French+Macarons
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

Visions of peppermint candy, sweet gingerbread and dark chocolate will warm up the wintry holidays when you create these colorful and delicately crisp holiday meringue cookies. Take a bite and when the macaron melts away in a sweet bite or two, revealing richly flavorful and smooth filling.

The Consummate Steely Dan Jam Starring The BadAsh All-Star Team and Sam Skelton

Sunday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. & 11 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/the-consummate-steely-dan-jam/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$20

Back by popular demand, we present an encore of one of last year’s most highly-rated performances. Katy Lied…Gaucho…Aja….Peg…the list goes on and on! THIS is your chance to spend an exhilarating evening celebrating the music of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker as Steely Dan celebrates over 40 years in music.

American Girl Brunch with Santa

Sunday, November 30 at 9 a.m.

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/events_index.php?month=11&location=ATL&groups=0
Event Type: Family Fun
$20 per person

Holiday fun for your girl—and a classic holiday memory you’ll cherish! First, share a yummy brunch in the American Girl Bistro. Then enjoy private shopping, a special holiday card craft, and a chance to visit with Santa. Bring a camera or smartphone to take a keepsake photo. Reservations required. For girls ages 3 and up.

Dad’s Christmas Miracle

Sunday, November 30 at 2 p.m.

ACT1 Theater at Alpharetta Presb
180 Academy Street

Alpharetta, GA
770-663-8989

http://act1theater.com/?p=259
Event Type: Holiday
See website for pricing.

Hysterical situations abound in this loving memory of Yuletide charm back when if you had a dollar it was more money than you knew what to do with; if you had an hour to play, it seemed forever and the best time in the whole world was Christmas.