Get Out: Your Weekend Planner

Chocolate, shopping and snow -- who could ask for more?

Venturing out this weekend? Here are some events going on in and around Stone Mountain:

1. What: Chocolate 101

When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Redan-Trotti Library, 1569 Wellborn Road, Lithonia.

Why go: One word - chocolate. Oh, yes, you can also learn simple ways of creating interesting gifts with chocolate.

Cost: Free. Open to first 15 participants. Call or visit branch to register 770-482-3821.

2. What: White Elephant Gift Exchange with a Twist

When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m., Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia.

Why go: Aimed at teens (13-17), this program is a way to pass along a gently-used book and have some fun while doing so. So bring that wrapped-up book and be prepared to play the White Elephant Game. The library says participants could walk away with a newly-published book, a book signed by an author, or simply a great read.

Cost: Free- just bring that gently used book. Open to first 25 participants.

3. What: Holiday in Smoke Rise, the 30th annual arts and crafts show.

When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., .

Why go: With more than 100 vendors, it should be easy to pick up a few holiday gifts as well as something for yourself. Also, raffles will take place throughout the day. Organizers say sorry, no strollers.

Cost: Free to browse.

4. What: Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3, 9-11 a.m., .

Why go: You get to help others in a healthy and kind of zany way --  organizers say feel free to wear a holiday-themed costime and tie jingle bells to your shoelaces.

Cost: $35 for adults, $20 for ages 12 and under.

5. What: Date Night Pottery at

When/where: Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., ART Station, 5384 Manor Dr., Stone Mountain.

Why go: It's a creative way to spend an evening with a loved one and get to meet other folks, too.

Cost: $79 per pair; reservations are required, either online or by calling 770-469-1105.

5. What: Snow Mountain

When/where: Select weekends, .

Why go: It's all the fun of snow without the slippery driving conditions.

Cost: Various pricing options available.

6. What: Stone Mountain Park Christmas

When/where: Select weekends through Jan.1, .

Why go: , hot chocolate, marshmallows, and a .

Cost: Various pricing options available.





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