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 email@example.com.
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.
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.