Christmas House To Open Dec. 4

Holiday fun is here again as Christmas House activities begin Dec. 4 at the Mable House Complex.

This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show at the Mable House Complex, 5239 Floyd Road SW, Mableton.

Presented by the South Cobb Arts Alliance, the juried show features 60 artists and crafts people who bring beautiful handmade items perfect for Christmas or year-round gifts. The show runs Dec. 4 – 13, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 2 – 6 p.m. on Sundays.

Mable’s Tea Room also opens Dec. 4 and runs through Dec. 12, closed on Sundays. Tea Room hours are 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Mable’s Tea Room is a tradition for many, and proceeds benefit the Art Education Support Program of the South Cobb Arts Alliance. Be sure to make reservations for four or more by calling 770-819-3285.

Bring the children out to the grounds of the Historic Mable House on Saturday, Dec. 5 for the annual Candy Cane Hunt. Hours are 10 a.m. to noon. Activities include cookie decorating, crafts, marshmallow roasting, photos with Santa, and, of course, the Candy Cane Hunt complete with prizes.

The Tea Room opens Sunday, Dec. 6 for the special Mommy & Me Tea. Seatings are at 1 and 3 p.m. Bring your friends and family to have tea with your favorite Princesses. Call 770-819-3285 for details and to reserve your table.

While visiting the Christmas House and Tea Room, don’t forget to stop into the Silent Auction room and bid on some fabulous items donated by local artists and businesses. Proceeds benefit the preservation of the Historic Mable House and outbuildings.

Sincere thanks to the volunteers of the South Cobb Arts Alliance and Friends of the Mable House, and for the vital support of the Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.

From the November 2015 issue of The Bright Side, Cobb County Georgia’s Newspaper covering Smyrna, Vinings, Mableton, Powder Springs and Austell, GA.