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.
7 p.m., 954 North Main St., Rockdale County Board of Education work session, 770-761-1458.
7:30 to 11:30 p.m., American Legion Post 77, 674 Legion Road, Conyers, a Christmas Oldies Dance, cost: $5 before 8 p.m., $7 after 8 p.m., 404-241-4023.
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: www.NewtonCountyArts.org.
6 p.m., Berean Baptist Church, 12975 U.S. Highway 278, Social Circle, the Worship Choirs of the church present “Christ Was Born For This,” 678-625-3551 or visit: acts1711.org.
Holiday Book Sale
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., the Friends of the Library hosts a Holiday Book Sale.
6 p.m., Crawfordville Baptist Church, 2360 Lake Rockaway Road, Conyers, the music ministries of the church present a Holiday Musical.
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: www.gatewaycommunity.org.
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.
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.
11 a.m. and 6 p.m, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington, the church presents “Down From His Glory,” 770-788-7868.
3 and 6 p.m., First Baptist Conyers, the choir presents a Christmas concert titled: “The Gift of Christmas,” 770-483-8700 or visit: firstconyers.com.
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.
7 p.m., 954 North Main St., Rockdale County Board of Education regular session, 770-761-1458.
10 a.m., Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the BOA work session, 770-278-7650.
10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting, program presented by Joanie Fitzgerald, (deadline to register for lunch is Dec. 13), 770-761-7966, Johnnie.
Bethlehem: A Living Nativity
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.
Walk Through Bethlehem
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and Dec. 22, Smyrna Campground and Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, live scenes of the Christmas story will be displayed on each of the porches of the campground cabins, 678-910-8856, Michael Sarvis.
Christmas Candlelight Service
11 a.m., Community Worship International, 1695 Hill St., Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Candlelight Worship Service, visit: www.communityworship.org.
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. trinityconyers.org.
Allen UMC’s Christmas Eve Services
2 and 6 p.m., Allen Memorial United Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, Do-It-Yourself Nativity at 2 p.m. (come dressed as a character from the Christmas story) and a Candlelight service at 6 p.m., 770-786-7414.
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