And lo, the angel said unto them, “Let us see some holiday lights and warm our weary hearts Charlie Brown style.”
Or something like that. Here’s where to cruise winter wonderland magic.
From the East …
A Stone Mountain Christmas
The “Lo”down: Snow, fireworks, live shows, and carolers.
When: Thru Dec. 30. Go to stonemountainpark.com for details.
Where: US Hwy. 78 E., exit 8, Stone Mountain (770-498-5690).
From the North …
Magical Nights of Lights
The “Lo”down: Six and a half miles of lights, lights, lights. (Tip: Carpool. Onlookers are charged by the carload, not by number of passengers.)
When: Thru Dec. 30. Nightly, 5-10 p.m.
Where: Lake Lanier, 7000 Holiday Rd., Lake Lanier Islands (770-932-7200).
Athens Holiday Lights
The “Lo”down: A sommersaulting gingerbread man and an animated snowman shooting hoops.
When: Thru Jan. 1. Nightly, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Sandy Creek Park, 400 Ben Holman Rd., Athens (706-369-9732).
From the South …
Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights
The “Lo”down: Eight million lights, a Christmas village, and an open-air trolley from which to see it.
When: Thru Dec. 31. Nightly, beginning at 6 p.m.
Where: US Hwy. 27, Pine Mountain (800-225-5292).
Centennial Olympic Park’s Holiday in Lights
The “Lo”down: Twenty-one acres of holiday joy, an ice rink, and the all-new Penguin Train (complete with conductor) that suits overgrown passengers, too.
When: Thru Jan. 7. Daily, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Penguin Train, Sat. & Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 265 Park Ave. W. NW, Downtown (404-222-7275).
Bet you’re all aglow just thinking about it.