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Get Out! Your Christmas Weekend Plans Are Here

The long week is over and the Christmas weekend is almost here, No plans for the family? Not to worry, Cascade Patch has you covered.

1) Jazz before Christmas:

When/Where: Landon’s Restaurant and Bar; 3752 Cascade Road, suite 100; Friday 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The Event: It’s the Friday before Christmas Sunday, so celebrate with the friendly and wonderful staff of Landon’s and enjoy a winter night event featuring vocalist Robin Latimore. After work and before you leave, get lost in the atmosphere created by the vocalist jazzy mellow sound, while sipping on select wines and other spirits, nibbling on appetizers and/or enjoying a  great American cuisine. Enjoy the patio scene where you can be in a more intimate setting with Ms. Latimore or relax in the restaurant/bar area and enjoy her music from afar.

You don’t have to wait until one of her two shows to enjoy the Landon’s scene, please enjoy $6 drink specials and $5 appetizer specials at the bar during happy hour, which is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please visit www.landonsrestaurant.com or call 404-472-2424 for more information.

Price: $5 for patio seating, no cover for the restaurant and bar area. Reservations are highly recommended!


2) African Art @ Hammonds House:

Where/When: Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples Street, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Event: The Contemporary Artists of Africa Here and Abroad exhibit is having a successful run at Hammonds House as it celebrates African artist and puts their work on full display. The exhibit lives up to its moniker as an exhibition celebrating the beauty and power of Contemporary African Art in Atlanta’s African community.

This exhibit that runs through January 29th is just a small selection, albeit an excellent one, of works by African born artist to show the public what great work comes from the community, imagine the vastness; this exhibit continues the museums legacy of educating the greater Atlanta community on contributions made by and through artist from Africa and the African Diaspora. Their contributions come to life in this exhibit as artist from several countries across the African continent such as Mahamood Issa of Smalia, Naplah Naplah of Liberia and others.

Make your way to Hammonds House Museum and see the contemporary
art by theses African artist that now call Atlanta home and get to know what they think and feel through their art. For more information please visit www.hammondshouse.org or call 404-612-0500.

Price: $4 for adults and $2 for children,students and seniors.


3) Eve before Christmas Eve Party:

When/Where: Scores on Camp Creek, 367 N Desert Dr., Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 4 a.m.

The Event: Friday the 23rd is Feel Good Friday at Score’s All-star Sports Bar & Video Lounge, Atlanta’s new hot spot, hosted by good friend Cocktails of E Period. Are you ready to start this Christmas weekend off right well bring your visiting family and friends out and join the patrons and staff of Scores for happy hour from 5:30 till 8 right across I-285 from the Camp Creek market place in East Point.

Mix & mingle; network & relax; laugh while meeting new people; eat and drink, just have a jolly ole time. Then from 10 till 4 Christmas Eve morn, jam to the mixing styles of special guest dj, DJ Tron.

Enjoy $5 drink specials throughout the night, as you watch sports, I’m sure there is a College Bowl game on, or videos on flat screen TVs, 3 jumbo screens and a humidor. Come out and enjoy Scores on Camp Creek as it’s going down this Christmas weekend.

Price: Free admission and free parking. For more information please call 404-399-5544.

As I close this report, I'd like to say Merry Christmas to all the readers of the Cascade Patch. As you enjoy time with family and friends, please reflect on the reason that Christmas is celebrated and what it truly means. God so love the world that HE GAVE his only begotten son.This is the season of giving because of the gift that God gave. Have a Verry Merry Christmas and I'll see you all before the year is out. Peace and Joy.

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