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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.

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Holiday Tamale Workshop

Tuesday, December 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1853654/Holiday+Tamale+Workshop
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

Mexico the holidays are greeted with a tradition we think your family and friends would love to follow. Everyone, young and old alike, gathers in the kitchen to enjoy each other's company while assembling a mountain of tamales. In this fun, hands-on class we'll show you everything you need to make these festive treats part of your own holiday repertoire, from making fresh masa (dough) and classic fillings to wrapping techniques and tasty sauces.

Busche de Noel

Tuesday, Dcember 23 at 11a.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=31217
Event Type: Culinary
$45

Revitalize this classic holiday tradition in your home. The Busche de Noel or Yule Log is a great centerpiece for any holiday dessert table. You will learn to make a Cake Busche de Noel, filled with Whipped Cream Filling, Chocolate Ganache to cover, and decorated with Meringue Mushrooms, Chocolate Leaves, and maybe even a Marzipan Mouse.

Brews N Chews

Friday, December 26 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=30914
Event Type: Culinary
$45

Local small batch breweries are popping up all over the country! Beer pairing dinners have become all the rage. In true gastro-pup fare here is a menu that will “malt” your heart and get your blood “hopping.”

Fine Wine Series

Saturday, december 27 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=30961
Event Type: Culinary
$60

From Napa and Somoma down to the central coast and beyond, California is a true foodie heaven. Take a trip with us to the “Golden State” and enjoy some California wine country-style cuisine paired with California wines.

Date Night: New Year's Celebration

Saturday, December 27 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1853787/Date+Night%3A+New+Year%27s+Celebration
Event Type: Culinary
$79

What better way to welcome the new year than sharing a lavish feast with family and friends? In this special date night class, you and your special someone will practice preparing a menu showcasing elegant, seasonal flavors. Our instructor will walk you through the steps for making everything from crab cakes to perfectly cooked beef medallions.

A Festive Brunch

Saturday, December 27, 2014 from 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 $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. Together, we'll toast the holiday season with our brunch spread and serve up some bubbly prosecco mimosas!

Breakout Jazz Stars La Lucha

Saturday, December 27th and Sunday, December 28th at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/la-lucha/
Event Type: Nightlife
$20

La Lucha is a Tampa Bay based quartet that consists of four best friends from four different parts of the world; Japan, Colombia, Mexico & United States. Its members are Jun Bustamante, vocals; Alejandro Arenas, bass; Mark Feinman, drums; and John O’Leary, piano.

Date Night: Chef's Table Favorites

Sunday, December 28 from 5 - 7 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1853720/Date+Night%3A+Chef%27s+Table+Favorites
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

Put a new twist on date night–laugh and learn alongside your special someone as you prepare a menu of scrumptious, chef-inspired dishes. Our instructor will share secrets for perfectly cooking pork and creating an incredible balsamic pan sauce. Plus, we'll walk you through techniques for preparing savory potato pancakes, sautéing Brussels sprouts and making a homemade pastry and filling for a decadent chocolate tart.

Dad’s Christmas Miracle

Saturday, Dcember 29, 2014 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.

New Year's Eve at the Velvet Note

Wednesday, December 31 at 7 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/new-years-eve/
Event Type: Nightlife
$95

Back by popular demand, The Velvet Note goes all out for New Year's Eve. THIS is the place to be for an comfortable, upscale, yet enchanting evening of popular jazz and R&B, accompanied by delicious food, festive spirits and great conversation.

Date Night: New Year's Celebration

Wednesday, December 31 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1853795/Date+Night%3A+New+Year%27s+Celebration
Event Type: Culinary
$79

What better way to welcome the new year than sharing a lavish feast with family and friends? In this special date night class, you and your special someone will practice preparing a menu showcasing elegant, seasonal flavors

New Year's Eve Celebration

Wednesday, December 31 at 6 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=30913
Event Type: Culinary
$50

Have a blast of an evening and begin your New Year’s Celebration with a bang! Experience the culinary fireworks of our Aprons Cooking School and kick off your evening festivities with 4-courses and great pairings.

New Year's Eve at Topgolf

Wednesday, December 31 from 9 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Topgolf Alpharetta
10900 Westside Parkway

Alpharetta, GA
770-217-0513

http://topgolf.com/us/alpharetta//
Event Type: Holiday
Reservations required. See website for pricing.

We will be heating things up with the hottest tracks of the year with a live DJ and keeping you cool with specialty cocktails to celebrate the New Year!