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Get Out: Run With The Dogs, Get Organized, Model Trains and Winter Wonderland

Don't sit on your duff at home! Here are some fun things to do this weekend.

Run With The Dogs Frostbite 5K

When/where: 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Decatur High School, 310 N. McDonough St., Decatur. Race-day registration starts at 8 a.m.

Why go: This is a 5K walk/run through the streets of Decatur. Proceeds go to the Decatur Bulldog Athletic Booster Club. Runner are encouraged to bring their dogs. T-shirts, awards and treats will be available to participants as well as a sporty "race"-kerchief for canine companions.  First-place male and female winners will each get a pair of Mizuno running shoes.

Pricing: It costs $30 to enter the race unless you're a Decatur student or teacher. Then it's $20. For race information, contact Ed Williams, race director, at 404-327-7738 or roadraceservices@comcast.net.

When/where: , 2753 E College Ave, Decatur. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7

Why go: Professional organizer Monica Tindall will help participants rethink current furniture, decor, accessories and storage needs in this free seminar to help you downsize, resize or reshape your home.

Pricing: Free

Winter Wonderland at Fernbank

When/where: Throgh Sunday at the , 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm; Saturday, 10am to 5pm and Sunday, noon to 5pm.

Why go: Enjoy the last days of Fernbank’s second annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World. This holiday-inspired exhibition and programming series features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas, Hanukkah and the Festival of Lights.

Pricing: Admission is $17.50 for adults, $16.50 for seniors and $15.50 for kids 3-12. Admission to Winter Wonderland is included with museum admission and is free for members.


When/where: Through Saturday at the , 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta. 9am-5pm.

Why go: Saturday will be your last chance to see the model trains running through the holiday landscape created at the botanical garden.

Pricing: Adults, $18.95; children 3-12, $12.95; under 3 and members, free.

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