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    December Holiday Happenings in and around Emory/Atlanta

    Last updated 18 days ago

    There is much to see and do in the Emory/Atlanta area as you, friends and family celebrate this holiday. Listed below are just a few of the seasonâ??s best that we share with you. Stay with us at the Inn or just come by to say hi and enjoy a cup of tea, a glass of wine and our delicious cookies. The staff at the Inn sends special wishes your way. Not to be missed, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, an Emory tradition since 1935 includes choral music and scripture with readings by special guests of the Emory Community in a candlelit service. Friday, December 5th at 8 PM; Saturday December 6th at 4 and 8 PM. for more information and tickets. ARTFUL STORIES FOR FAMILES, December 6th, 10 AM | Carlos Museum, Greek Galleries | Reservation Required (404.727.0519) A good look at the old southâ?¦GONE WITH THE WIND, film screening December 6th, 1 PM | White Hall 208 | Special Anniversary Screening EMORY WIND ENSEMBLE DEC 7th, 4 PM| Schwartz Center, Emerson Concert Hall FIELD WORK SHOWCASE* DEC 7th, 4 PM | Dance Studio, Schwartz Center | $7 at the door EMORY WORLD PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES DEC 8th, 8 PM | Schwartz Center, Emerson Concert Hall CHRISTMAS WITH ATLANTA MASTER CHORALE DEC 13th, 8 PM & DEC 14th, 4 PM | Schwartz Center, Emerson Concert Hall | BUY TICKETS (DEC 13) | BUY TICKETS (DEC 14) SANTAâ??S FAVORITE CHAMBER MUSIC DEC 14th, 4 PM | Carlos Museum, Reception Hall | ECMSA Terrific Thursdays, downtown Decatur, extended hours, deals and treats through December 18th Decatur Tree Lighting December 4th, 7 PM Menorah Lighting, December 17th, 6 PM Garden Lights Holiday Nights Event Dates: Through 1/3/2015 Atlanta Botanical Garden 1345 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30309 Snow Mountain Event Dates: Through 2/22/2015 Stone Mountain Park Highway 78 East Stone Mountain, GA 30086 Callanwoldeâ??s Artisan Market Event Dates: Through 12/16/2014 Callanwolde Fine Arts Center 980 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30306 Children's Christmas Parade Event Dates: 12/6/2014 Midtown Atlanta Christmas Santa - Vintage Christmas at Callanwolde Event Dates: 12/10/2014 - 12/16/2014 Callanwolde Fine Arts Center 980 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30306

    Ebola & Emory University Hospital Lessons Learned

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Here is a link to a blog regarding Ebola and Emory University Hospital.  Interesting article.

    Our first 5 renovated rooms are finished!

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Here is our finished look of our first 5 rooms.  We are so excited to offer these as your home while visiting Atlanta and the Emory University Area.  Y'all come see us!

    • 2 double beds front door view 10.27.2014
    • Sitting area 10.27.2014
    • Vanity 10.27.2014
    • Shower Tub 10.27.2014

    Fall in the Emory Community

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Happy Fall to our friends and community.  The staff at the Inn is writing to thank you for staying with us  and to welcome you when you come again.  Parents’ Weekend?  I hope you are considering participation in our Preferred Parents’ Program. For more information, please contact me.

    I thought you might appreciate ideas to make your stays with us more comfortable. Here they are…

    • Unpack and place your luggage out of sight (in the closet, soon to be new, in your larger than usual room)
    • Bring something from home, a favorite tea cup, photos
    • Enjoy good coffee and tea…peruse our selection of teas and have a fresh cup of coffee morning till night in the lobby. If you are a fan of Starbuck’s,, head to Emory Village and the Emory Bookstore  or to ChocoLate at Emory Commons,
    • Bring something beautiful and natural into your room to give it life, a few stones, seed pods, local grasses or a bouquet from Publix at Emory Commons
    • Take over the bedside table with a good book, a favorite notepad, or travel clock
    • Visit  a local produce market around the Emory campus

    (Taken from the writings of Romy Ash, in Kinfolk, Volume ll, 2014)


    Happenings  in the area during the rest of October

    • Oct. 23 6pm Jazz on the Green Patterson Green Schwartz Center for Performing Arts 1700 North Decatur Road
    • Oct. 23 7pm Mummies & Mixers Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall, Level Three 
    • Oct. 24 12pm Tanya Stambuk, pianist Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall, 571South Kilgo Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30322 
    • Oct. 25 8pm Emory Choral Concert: Sunrise, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts Emerson Concert Hall  1700 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA 30322
    • Oct. 26 12 pm Babar the Elephant - Chamber Music Concert, Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall, Level Three, 571 South Kilgo Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30322


    Founder of The University Inn at Emory passes away

    Last updated 11 months ago

    John Stuart Thibadeau January 16, 2014

    John Stuart Thibadeau, 88, of Cumming, GA died on January 16, 2014. Born in Atlanta, GA.

    John graduated from Druid Hills High School and Georgia Tech. He served in the US Navy during WW II as a Lieutenant. In 1949 John founded the Thibadeau Company with his brother Bill – involved in real estate development, construction and sales. In 1978 he sold his share of the company to his brother and established Thibadeau-Burton Realtors with his sons. He was a founder and Past President of the Georgia Multiple Listing Service. John served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the East Metro Division of the C& S Bank and a Director of the Visual Understanding Company.

    Many honors were given to John for his professional work. He was named Decatur Lions Club Man of the Year in 1967; was Past President and voted Realtor of the Year two times for DeKalb County; Past President and Realtor of the Year, State of Georgia Association of Realtors; served on the Executive Committee and Regional Vice President of the National Association of Realtors servicing Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. In 2012, he was elected to the Georgia Realtor Hall of Fame.

    Throughout his life, John gave back to the community through his volunteer work. He served a variety of leadership positions at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church; Department of Human Resources, State of Georgia; Chairman of Decatur-DeKalb YMCA Board of Management – and founded the Health Club; Trustee of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association; active with American Cancer Society, DeKalb County; President of Briarcliff High School PTA; President, Druid Hills Lions Club – voted best in Georgia; Director, Druid Hills Golf Club; Trustee, Methodist Children’s Home; Director, Atlanta Area Boy Scouts of America and Assistant Scout Master Troop 231.

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