Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Center for Puppetry Arts. Rudolph is back with this faithful adaptation of the holiday story. Nov. 7-Dec. 29. Showtimes vary. 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. $20.50.
A Very Grinchy Christmas. Gwinnett Performing Arts Center. Southern Ballet Theatre’s version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Nov. 23-24. Sat., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth. 800-224-6422. $11.50-$18.50.
A Christmas Carol. Alliance Theatre. A musical performance of the classic story. Nov. 29-Dec. 29. Sat., 2:30 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 and 8 p.m. For additional weekly show times, see alliancetheatre.org. 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-5000. $20-65.
Holly Jolly Film Fest. Fernbank Museum. For a limited time only, see some of your favorite holiday specials like “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” in Fernbank’s auditorium theatre. Guests will also enjoy holiday-themed crafts and activities and a chance to take a picture with the holly-jollyest dino of them all, Santa-saurus. Sat., Nov. 30-Dec. 14. 767 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta. 404-929-6300. Included with museum admission. Adults, $17.50; ages 3-12, $15.50; ages 2 and younger, free. Visit fernbankmuseum.org for details.
The Nutcracker. Gwinnett Performing Arts Center. The tale of a magical Nutcracker, a Rat Prince, dancing sugarplums and one lucky little girl. Nov. 29-Dec. 22. Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sat.,10 a.m., 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2 and 6 p.m. 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth. 800-224-6422. $13.50-$21.50.