Moonlight & Mistletoe Opening Night Party | 6-8:30pm | 11/15/23 | $200
Don't miss this exclusive first look at the 2023 Home for the Holidays Showhouse! Enjoy signature cocktails and light bites by Avenue Catering and experience the Showhouse the night before it opens to the public. We’ll toast to our Honorary Chairs Barbara Westbrook of Westbrook Interiors as well as our sponsors, participating designers and our beneficiary, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Thanksgiving Tabletop Demonstration with Michele Gratch
11:30am-12:30pm 11/17/23 | Comp with GA ticket purchase
Gather’ round with Atlanta's own Interior Designer, Michele Gratch, as she unveils creative and festive ways to adorn your Thanksgiving table. You will leave feeling fully prepared to set the perfect ambiance for a cherished meal, shared with your nearest and dearest. Admission is complimentary with a general admission ticket.
Dress Your Home for the Holidays: Wreath Making Class! | 1:30-3pm 11/18/23 | $125
Unleash your creativity with Shannon Paige Events in the hands-on “Wreath Bobbles & Bubbles Workshop”. In this class, SPE will guide you through the process of selecting the right materials, including various types of foliage, flowers, decorative elements, and teach you how to assemble them into a beautiful wreath for you to take home and display. Join us in this creative, relaxing and fun experience we look forward to crafting with you! Class is limited to 10 guests.
Stan Dixon: Book Signing | 12-1pm 11/18/23 | Comp w/ GA ticket purchase
Join us for an exclusive book signing of HOME, by the revolutionary and award-winning Atlanta-based architect himself, Stan Dixon. In the book, Dixon shares thirteen projects that vary geographically and stylistically—from a whimsical coastal retreat on Jupiter Island to an elegant English-manor-inspired dwelling on the coast of South Carolina. Each house explores a different component of his aesthetic, instructing the reader in the nature of authentic architecture while simultaneously delighting them with moments large and small. This event is sponsored by ICAA. Admission is complimentary with a general admission ticket. Advance registration is required.
Holiday Yoga and Private Tour | 8:15am - 9:45am 11/24/23 | $60
Take a moment to unwind from your holiday preparations at the Showhouse! Join Yonder Yoga senior teacher, Grace Carrington, for a 60-minute signature Yonder Flow yoga class choreographed to thematic music under the twinkling lights of the Showhouse. The Class will feature 45 minutes of vinyasa-flow followed by 15 minutes of restorative stretching and meditation. Afterwards, indulge in pastries and mimosas complemented with an intimate viewing of the Showhouse. Mats are provided but please bring your own water and towel. All experience levels are welcome. This session is limited to 8 guests; $60.
Santa & Schnapps at the Showhouse! | 11am-1pm 11/24/23
Comp with GA ticket purchase
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Kick off your Black Friday shopping with Santa at the Showhouse, as he bestows delicious peppermint schnapps to those who've been placed on the nice list this year. Ages 21-plus only. Admission is complimentary with a general admission ticket.
Christmas Tabletop Demonstration with Mandy Kellogg Rye
11:30am-12:30pm 12/1/23 | Comp with GA purchase
Discover the magic of holiday tabletop décor with Atlanta's own Mandy Kellogg Rye of Waiting On Martha Home, as she shares holiday tabletop ideas for your home this holiday season. Known for mixing and matching various patterns and place settings, guests are sure to walk away with a plethora of ideas to create holiday traditions and memories around the table for years to come. Admission is complimentary with a general admission ticket.
Pop Up Shop Day | 10am-4pm 12/2/23 | Comp with GA ticket purchase
Explore a delightful array of pop-up shops right at the Showhouse to fulfill all your holiday shopping needs. We're excited to feature a curated selection of retailers, including the exquisite offerings of Savannah-based Emily McCarthy, the enchanting world of diptyque, and Bauble Stockings will be here as well. Admission is complimentary with a general admission ticket.
Light and Bright: Brunch at the Holiday Showhouse! | 10am-12pm 12/3/23 | $80
Gather your friends and family for an exclusive opportunity to tour the Showhouse with delicious bites and beverages in hand! Enjoy the perfect morsels provided by widely popular Brunch destination and Atlanta-based restaurant, South City Kitchen, paired with a chilled mimosa or Bloody Mary featuring Square One Organic Spirits all with a whimsical holiday twist by Shannon Paige Events. 21 years of age and older only; advance ticket purchase required and attendance is limited. Uber or Rideshare is strongly encouraged.
Holiday Container Gardening Class | 1:30pm - 2:30pm 12/3/23 | $115
Learn how to create a beautiful holiday container filled with gorgeous greenery and orchids by Atlanta-based landscaper and owner of Atlanta Planters herself, Ashley Skandalakis. Your planter will be perfect to last throughout the winter season and you will leave the class with knowledge to last a lifetime! Class is limited to 12 guests
Candlelight Tour | 6-8pm 12/7/23 | $80
Indulge in an intimate evening self-guided tour under the twinkling lights of the Showhouse. The night will begin with an assortment of seasonal cocktails and beverages followed by light bites from local restaurants, Aziza and Carmel, and event design by Shannon Paige Events. 21 years of age and older; advance ticket purchase required and attendance is limited to 90 guests. Uber and Rideshare is required.
Hand Lettering Holiday Workshop | 11:30am-12:30pm 12/8/23 | $115
Join boutique, fine paper studio, Dear Elouise, for a hands-on holiday hand lettering workshop, where you can learn several lettering styles perfect for all your holiday paper needs, from gift tags to place cards and everything in between. Dear Elouise's in-house calligrapher will lead the workshop and provide everything needed to make a few festive paper goods during the event, just in time for the holiday season. Participants are also welcome to bring a few items to hand letter during the class. Class is limited to 12 guests.
Timeless Elegance: Holiday Design Wisdom from Creative Visionaries
12-1:30pm 12/9/23 | Complimentary with GA ticket purchase
Visit the Showhouse for an exclusive, insightful talk featuring a panel of industry luminaries. Founders Kate Stice Stewart of Bauble Stockings, Mandy Kellogg Rye of Waiting on Martha Home, Kim Wilson of Lucy's Market, and Cam Reynolds of Gramercy Home will come together for an engaging conversation moderated by acclaimed writer Nicole Letts. In this session, our panelists will delve into the art of crafting enduring holiday designs that transcend trends and create lasting memories. Drawing from their vast experience and unique perspectives, they will share anecdotes, tips, and inspirations for achieving a sense of timeless elegance in holiday decor and celebrations. Admission is complimentary with a general admission ticket.
Wine Tasting & Pairing | 6-8pm 12/9/23 | $135
Join us as the culinary artisans from Barnsley Resort, nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, bring their expertise to the Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse. This exclusive dinner event promises to transport guests to the upscale dining haven known as the Rice House.Their garden-to-table menu will tantalize your taste buds, accompanied by carefully curated wine and cocktail pairings. 21 years of age and older; Class is limited to 20 guests; $135. Uber and Rideshare is required.