The Van Lears


Live Music at Sellers in Downtown Calhoun. The restaurant also offers food and drink specials. More Info:

Friday, Dec. 9

GRPA State Football Championships at Calhoun Recreation Department.

Friday & Saturday, Dec. 9 - 10

Calhoun Little Theater presents: “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!).” 7 p.m. at the Harris Arts Center. Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! $15 General Admission/$12 Seniors, Students/$10 HAC Members. More Info:

Saturday, December 10

“Home Alone” at 7:30 p.m. at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. See this favorite on the GEM’s big screen. Tickets are $5. More Info: or (706) 625-3132.

Now - December 11

Festival of Trees & Mistletoe Market at Harris Arts Center. A magical display of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, centerpieces, and specialty gift baskets offered for silent auction. Unique gifts made by regional artists are available for purchase in the Mistletoe Market. Free Admission. Open Monday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More Info:

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 10 - 11

Trillium Farms Open House - Kids of all ages are invited to enjoy Trillium Farms Christmas Open House this Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. - dusk each day. Visitors at the farm can enjoy petting and feeding the animals. There will also be hay rides throughout the event. After touring the barn, hot cocoa, drinks, cookies and popcorn will provided and in the evenings, a bonfire will be built for all to enjoy. The event is completely FREE for anyone to enjoy; there is no cost for petting zoo, refreshments, hay ride or Santa visits.

Tuesday, December 13

Gordon Hospital Community Christmas Open House from 5 - 7 p.m. at Gordon Hospital. Festive activities will be stationed throughout the hospital, showcasing the new space along the way. Attendees will enjoy: A special appearance by Santa Claus, Soup bar and warm drinks, Christmas cookie decorating, Storytime with Mrs. Weber, Christmas music and more. No RSVP required.

Belmont Handbell Concert at 7 p.m. at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. A wonderful holiday annual event! Admission is a canned food donation for a local food bank. More Info: or (706) 625-3132

Friday, December 16

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” at 7:30 p.m. at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. See this hilarious movie on the GEM’s big screen. Admission is $5.

Saturday, December 17

Van Lears & Friends Concert at 7 p.m. at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. This year’s concert honoring the life of Dana Michelle Patterson will feature The Van Lears along with Faye Pierce Bentley, Jule Medders, and other special guests. Tickets are $10. More Info: or (706) 625-3132.

Sunday, December 18

“It’s A Wonderful Life” at 2 p.m. & “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. See these holiday classics on the GEM’s big screen. Admission for each is $5. More Info: or (706) 625-3132.