5 things to do: Jungle Bells - November 30 2017

What’s happenin’ this weekend.

Thursday November 30, 2017 04:26 pm EST

Jungle Bells

800 Cherokee Ave. S.E. Atlanta , GA 30315 $16.99-$25.99. 2:30 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta and Cricket Wireless present the highlight of Jungle Bells - Zoo Atlanta’s first-ever holiday tree lighting - when Zhu Zhu the giant panda mascot flips the switch on a 20-foot tree in the Zoo’s Grand Patio. Children can enjoy crafts and special entertainment from The Neighborhood Ballet, Harmony Atlanta International Chorus, Atlanta Open Band and DJ Willy Wow. Activities will run from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with the tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. Jungle Bells activities are free with general admission, and free for Members and children under 3. Holiday snacks, warm spiced cider and, for guests over 21, warm mulled wine and hot hard cider, will be available for purchase.

2017 SEC Championship Game

1414 Andrew Young International Blvd N.W. Atlanta, GA 30313 4 p.m.

The Georgia Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers throw it down to see who will be crowned the SEC champion.

CLAVVS, Bells And Robes, Mr. Mind

Aisle 5 - 1123 Euclid Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 $10-$15. 9 p.m.

CLAVVS takes the stage at Aisle 5 with Bells and Robes, and Mr. Mind.

20th Annual Holiday Gala

Rialto Center for the Arts - 80 Forsyth St. N.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $17+ 8 p.m.

If you’re in need of holiday cheer the Rialto invites guest to join as The Georgia State University School of Music presents its 20th Annual Gala Holiday Concert. More than 200 student and faculty musicians from the Georgia State University Symphony Orchestra, choruses, Jazz Band and community ensembles perform beloved holiday favorites. Bring the entire family for this Atlanta Holiday tradition.

Photos with Santa at Westside Provisions

Westside Provisions District - 1100-1210 Howell Mill Road N.W. Atlanta, GA 30318 Free. 10 a.m.

Join Seed Factory at Westside Provisions to meet Santa on Saturday, December 2nd. Santa and two of his reindeer will make way to the Westside Provisions property. After taking a trip around the festive grounds, Santa will settle into Seed Factory from 10AM-4PM. The children’s boutique will be ornamented in holiday cheer to welcome Mr. Claus and his visitors for wish list sharing, free digital photos.