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Douglas County events this weekend include concerts, Toys for Tots event
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The Douglas County Chamber Singers Christmas Concert is set for tonight at 8 p.m., at Douglasville First United Methodist Church at Hospital Drive and Prestley Mill Road.

Admission is free and open to the public. Guest artist will be flautist Jerry Singer.

Other events Saturday and this week include:

-Arbor Place Mall and Chick-fil-A will host a “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Food Court. Kids 12 and under will enjoy a free breakfast with the purchase of an adult meal. Guests will enjoy cherished visits with Santa, musical entertainment, visits with the Chick-fil-A cow and more.

Space is limited and registration is required. Seating times are available at 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Information: visit

-A U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Fest is set for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fred’s Bar-B-Q House, 541 Thornton Road in Lithia Springs

Attendees are asked to bring new toys to donate to the Toys for Tots campaign. The event will feature race car simulators, public safety vehicles and more. Celebrities expected to make appearances include longtime radio talk show host Neal Boortz, and WSB-TV traffic reporters Capt. Herb Emory and Mark Arum.

Information: call (404) 897-6296.

-Outpost Opry Variety Show star Joey Garland will be appearing in the ring Saturday with B.W.A Wrestling to help the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office’s “Making a Difference” toy drive at the National Guard Armory at 6784 Church St. in Douglasville.

The Outpost Opry performer, also known as “Joey JJ Boone” in the ring, will form a tag team with former WCW superstar Tony Carr. Also featured on the bill will be Pretty Boy Phil and Trace Matthews.

Admission is $10, or $5 and a toy donation.

Information: (770) 942-4363.

-Christmas Bazaar and Book Sale is set for the Douglas County Library, 6810 Selman Drive, Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m..

Admission is free and open to the public. It features 20 vendors and a used book sale. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglas County Library.

Information: Lynn Strickland, (770) 675-7968.

-“A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol” by the Brighten Academy Drama Club is set for Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at 5897 Prestley Mill Road.

Everyone's favorite classic holiday tale gets the fractured fairy tale treatment. It is open to the public, with tickets $5 for adults, $2 kids and students.

Information: Toni Aybar (770) 615-3680 or email

-A “Deer Lick Park Christmas” is set for Saturday, Dec. 7, 3 to 7 p.m., at the park at 2105 Mack Road. Admission is free and open to the public. Activities will include candy cane hunts, Santa's burger joint, carolers, float rides, jingle jog, Christmas craft show, Santa's reindeer and more.

Information: (770) 920-7129

-The Bright Star Elementary School Holiday Shoppe at the school on John West Road is scheduled Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and there will be door prizes, raffles, refreshments and children’s activities.

Information: (770) 651-3400.

-The Christian Community Orchestra Christmas concert is set for Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. The concert is free, no offering is taken and no tickets are needed. A fellowship with refreshments will follow.

Information: Jan Booth, (770) 942-3381, email or visit

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