Join us for a magical holiday evening of live entertainment as we celebrate and benefit Callanwolde's mission to preserve the historic Candler Estate and offer fine arts and outreach to the community.
Enjoy catering by Zest Atlanta, event planning by Geri Sims Weddings and Events, an open beer and wine bar, and a silent auction!
This year's live entertainment: John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band, The Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble, Joe Gransden Big Band, and Katie Deal!
John Driskell Hopkins
John Driskell Hopkins is best known for his role as a founding member, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter for the Grammy Award Winning group Zac Brown Band.
The Atlanta Pops Orchestra
The Atlanta Pops Orchestra is a premier provider of live orchestral music programming for the state of Georgia, the Southeastern U.S. and beyond. With a rich history spanning more than seven decades, the orchestra has captivated audiences throughout the world. Equally adept performing pop, jazz, folk, hip-hop, light classical, country and more, the Atlanta Pops challenges the expectation of what an orchestra is capable of delivering.
The Joe Gransden 16 Piece Big Band is quickly becoming one of the busiest groups on the jazz scene. Originally formed in 2009 Joe and the guys have continued to build momentum and are performing numerous shows around the country. The bands new release entitled “It’s A Beautiful Thing” has sold incredibly well and is getting radio air play all over the world! The CD was recorded live at Cafe 290 in Atlanta Georgia where the band holds a steady gig twice every single month.
Katie Deal earned critical acclaim touring nationally in her show Katie Deal in Today, Tomorrow & Forever: A Tribute to Patsy Cline as well as two national tours of A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline. Other theatre credits include: multiple productions of Always, Patsy Cline (Patsy Cline), Ring of Fire (June Carter), Keep on the Sunny Side (Sara Carter),The Road: My Life with John Denver, 9 to 5 (Doralee), and The Spitfire Grill (Percy—Ostrander Award nominee). Film: Let’s Be Cops and Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Concerts: Classic Nashville Roadshow, I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, and Patsy Cline: Sweet Dreams of You. As a singer-songwriter Katie was awarded the 2016 Georgia Country Artist of the Year, the 2016 Atlanta Society of Entertainers Recording Artist of the Year, and is also an Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame Honoree.
Thank you to our Annual Sponsors for supporting Callanwolde's mission to preserve the Historic Candler Estate and offer fine arts and outreach to the community!
Friends of Christmas at Callanwolde