Celebrate the holidays at The Classic Center
Athens on Ice Public Ice Skating

Athens on Ice Public Ice Skating

November 26, 2021 - January 9, 2022
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Time to lace up your skates and grab your friends and family because Athens on Ice Public Ice Skating is back at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center .  Tickets include skate rental and 75 minutes of fun.  Interested in more than one day of excitement?  Plan ahead and grab a season pass for unlimited skate through January.  Tickets on sale now!

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BreakfastWithSanta2021

Breakfast With Santa

December 4, 2021 | 8:30 a.m.
The Classic Center Atrium

Celebrate the holidays, and enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and one of his elves. Little ones will have the chance to sit on Santa's lap and tell him their Christmas wishes, create holiday crafts, and spread Christmas cheer during this morning of fun. A professional photographer will capture family memories, and Buddy the Elf and his friends will visit with families.

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Irish Christmas in America

Irish Christmas in America

December 7, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, the hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song, and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy. This family-friendly performance features lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish old-style dancing.

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Athens Symphony Christmas Concert

Athens Symphony Orchestra
Christmas Concert

December 11, 2021 | 8:00 p.m.
December 12, 2021 | 3:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

The program for this performance features The Good Grief Trio, a jazz trio from Athens, GA.  The program will feature timeless classics like "The First Noel," Merry Christmas Charlie Brown," and "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." Admission to Athens Symphony concerts is always complementary, but tickets are required for entry.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

December 18, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.
December 19, 2021 | 2:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Join us for the beloved holiday fairytale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice! Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, you'll here favorites like "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and more! Performed by the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine.

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Christmas with John Berry: The Silver Anniversary Tour

Christmas with John Berry: The Silver Anniversary Tour

December 21, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Join GRAMMY award-winning artist John Berry for Christmas with John Berry: The Silver Anniversary Tour at The Classic Center Theatre for a very special holiday event on December 21. Ring in the holiday season with classic Christmas favorites and new music, as well as his hit songs during the 25th year of this tour in Athens!