Holiday Calendar

Dec. 8

Twilights at Chimney Park

5 to 7:30 p.m., Chimney Park, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, the annual Twilights at Chimney Park event — festival lights, caroling, Santa, hot dogs, s’mores and more, cost: $5 per person, free for children 2 years old and under.

Christmas Tour of Homes

1 to 5 p.m., Olde Town, the Pilot Club of Conyers hosts a Christmas Tour of Homes in Historic District of Olde Town, cost: $12 prior to the tour, $15 the day of the tour, tickets may be purchased at the Conyers Welcome Center or be a Pilot member, 404-394-3474, Lillis Brown.

Bethlehem: A Living Nativity

6 and 7:30 p.m., East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 U.S. Highway 278, Covington, the church hosts Bethlehem: A Living Nativity, free admission, 770-786-6627.

Children’s Musical

5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts a Children’s Musical titled, “How far is it to Bethlehem?” 770-922-2027.

Dec. 9

Christmas Concert

7 p.m., Conyers First United Methodist, 921 N. Main St., the church hosts a piano and organ concert featuring Alice Walker and Becky Ramsey, 770-483-4236.

Dec. 11

Garden Gift Shop

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 Parker Road, Lobby A, Conyers, the Rockdale County Master Gardener Extension volunteers hosts a Garden Gift Shop with wind chimes, fairy garden ideas, stocking stuffers, cookbooks and more, 770-278-7373.

Dec. 14

Holiday Market

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Allen United Methodist Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, the church hosts its annual Handmade Arts and Craft Holiday Market — free breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m., silent auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., vendor space still available, 770-786-7414.


2 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 14 and 3 p.m. on Dec. 15, Porter Hall, Covington, the Newton County Arts Association hosts the Nutcracker featuring the Covington Regional Ballet, cost: $20 for adults, $15 for senior and $5 for students, visit:

Dec. 15

Musical Celebration

6 p.m., Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, the choir, soloists and worship ensemble of the church hosts a musical celebration titled, “Amazing Grace is Born,” visit:

Worship Choir Christmas Presentation

11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway, 212, Conyers, the Adult Choir presents “Bethlehem Morning,” 770-922-2027.

Christmas Celebration

10:25 a.m., Crosspoint Christian Church, 4550 Ga. Highway 20 SE, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Celebration titled, “And On Earth … Peace,” 770-483-1887.

Dec. 16

Crafts at the Library

4 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Youth Services department hosts a Holiday “Drop-In” crafts event, 770-385-5040.

Dec. 24

Heritage Hills Christmas Eve Service

5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church holds its Christmas Eve service, 770-922-2027.

Trinity’s Christmas Eve Service

6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Eve service, visit, www.

The Holiday Calendar is a list of holiday events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, visit our website at, or email Include an event description, sponsor, date, time, place, phone number and contact person.