atlanta events: Marietta Veterans Memorial 5K Run May 28, 2016 - 05/12/16 05:01 PM

Runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels can exercise their patriotism one stride at a time on Memorial Day weekend when The American Legion Post 29 hosts its second annual Marietta Veterans Memorial 5K Run – Honoring Heroes Past, Present, Fallen at the Marietta Square.
The Marietta Veterans Memorial 5K Run event on Saturday, May 28, 2016 features the headlined 5K run; a 1K walk/fun run; and a tot trot for children ages 5 and under with event proceeds going toward American Legion designated charities benefiting Georgia military members, veterans and their families. Phantom Runner registrants who can’t make the … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Thirsty? - Tap Into Georgia Beer Festival May 21, 2016 - 05/12/16 04:58 PM

Moondog Growlers proudly presents the Tap Into Georgia Beer Festival 2016 at Brook Run Park on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 2pm to 6pm! This rain or shine annual event exclusively features beers from across the state of Georgia with proceeds benefiting the Dunwoody Nature Center. Brook Run Park is located at 4770 North Peachtree Road in Dunwoody.
Over 25 Georgia-based breweries were featured at last year’s event and this year will include even more! Some breweries will be well-known while others will be hard-to-find craft brewers. Each brewer will showcase at least two types of beer.
With the festival being held at … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Cinco de Mayo 5K & Beer Mile in Decatur - 05/12/16 04:55 PM

The 2016 Decatur Cinco de Mayo 5K & Beer Mile will make for a fun day in Decatur on May 14, 2016. The 2016 Decatur Cinco de Mayo 5k run/walk starts at 8:30AM at Matador Cantina in Oakhurst. The first annual event will sell out fast – Register today to claim your spot!  Hundreds of dollars in drawings from local merchants!  Registration includes Dri-FIT T-shirt for all racers, beer voucher to be redeemed at the end of the race and souvenir cup.
BEER MILE! Starts at 1pm at Matador Cantina. The course consists of 4 laps, 1/4 mile each. Participants receive a beer … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Historic Grant Park Tour of Homes May 21st-22nd - 05/09/16 08:54 PM

Come “Stroll Through Time” in Grant Park this Spring during the 42nd Annual Historic Grant Park Tour of Homes!
Saturday, May 21, 2016 (12 PM to 6 PM) Sunday, May 22, 2016 (12 PM to 6 PM) Grant Park’s Spring tour of homes theme, “A Stroll Through Time,” takes the unique approach of organizing homes, businesses and historic sites, from the oldest to the newest to tell the amazing stories of one of Atlanta’s original “streetcar suburbs.” This neighborhood is still evolving after over a century and a half!
Grant Park is home to antebellum houses, Queen Anne Victorians, bungalows, post WWII … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Thirsty? - East Atlanta Craft Beer Festival - 05/09/16 08:44 PM

The 13th Annual East Atlanta Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 1pm to 5pm in shady Brownwood Park in East Atlanta and looks to be better than ever! From a great beer selection to early access VIP entry to rocking local music, the 13th Annual East Atlanta Craft Beer Festival is an event not to be missed! Proceeds from the Festival go to local organizations to fund projects that make East Atlanta a great place to live.
General Admission
You will receive an East Atlanta Craft Beer Festival 2016 souvenir pint glass! Sampling of over 200 craft … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Canton Festival of the Arts - 05/09/16 08:39 PM

The Canton Festival of the Arts 2016 is an annual event in Canton, Georgia held this year on Saturday May 21, 2016 & Sunday May 22, 2016 from 10 am to 5 pm.  Just 40 minutes from Downtown Atlanta, Canton offers the charm of a historic river town with a view of the North Georgia mountains. The festival is located in Canton’s newly revitalized historic downtown district.
The Canton Festival of the Arts 2016 features:
Artist’s Market with over 75 exhibitors from nine states. Serenity Gardens celebrates the art of living well. If you are interested in gardening, sustainability, incorporating nature into … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Fire in the Fourth Festival returns on May 21, 2016 - 05/08/16 04:59 AM

Fire in the Fourth Festival 2016 (FIT4) returns on May 21, 2016 from 3-11pm to pay homage to the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 that devastated the Old Fourth Ward ninety- nine years ago on May 21, 1917. Voted the Best “New Festival” by Atlanta Magazine in 2015.
The second year is going to be even hotter than their inaugural! Last year they raised $10,000 that funded four new City of Atlanta trash cans and an O4W mural at Glen Iris and North Avenue. Proceeds also funded the following public safety initiatives: a graffiti task force, and a collaboration with City of … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival returns to Atlantic Station - 05/08/16 04:56 AM

The 2016 Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival returns to Atlantic Station on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from noon to 6pm.
VIP Bacon & Whole Hog Session   Noon – 2pm Regular Session  2pm – 6pm Join in at the 2016 Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival for a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbeque eatin’. Your admission buys you a souvenir sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes May 14, 2016 - 05/08/16 04:47 AM

Get a warm welcome to Kirkwood with all the family-friendly fun of the 14th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes. Start the day off with our 5K, stroll through the  artists market, catch some live music with a bite to eat from local vendors or the BBQ competition, and let the kids go wild in the kids area. Best of all, admission is free.
Can’t wait to see you in Bessie Branham Park, 2051 Delano Drive NE in Kirkwood on May 14th. The 14th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling festival is from 10am – 8pm on Saturday, May 14, 2016 and the … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Cobb County’s Most Delicious Festival - Marietta Greek Festival - 05/08/16 04:44 AM

Escape to Greece and come to the 3-day 2016 Marietta Greek Festival to be held on Friday, May 13th, Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th! “Cobb County’s Most Delicious Festival” Opa!
SAVOR Homemade Greek Food & Pastries ENJOY Live Greek Music & Professional Dance Troupes TOUR the Byzantine Sanctuary & Chapel The South’s ONLY Authentic Outdoor Greek Amphitheater LEARN about Greek Culture & Traditions SHOP for Imported Greek Gifts & Jewelry PLAY in the Kids Art Area The 2016 Marietta Greek Festival will be on Friday from 3 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 11 pm and … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 11th Annual Mableton Day May 14, 2016 - 05/04/16 11:24 PM

The 2016 Mableton Day community celebration, the 11th annual celebration, is May 14th from 8am to 4pm at the Mable House Complex, 5239 Floyd Road in Mableton. It’s a time to to bring the community together to have some fun, celebrate the end of the school year, and raise funds to help build or expand non-profit programs that enrich our South Cobb County community.
The day is packed with fun things to do for the whole family! The day begins with the Mableton 5K and Mableton Jr. Fun Run, and then continues with a Car Cruise-in, Entertainment, Arts and Crafts, vendor booths, … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Second Annual Taste of Town Brookhaven - 05/04/16 11:18 PM

Join in for the second annual Taste of Town Brookhaven 2016 event on Saturday, May 14th from 3-7pm! They will have culinary delights from participating restaurants, beer, wine, music, prizes, cooking demonstrations & more. The event benefits Angels Among Us Pet Rescue ( All activities will be held on the green space.
Named Best Annual Event 2015 – Jezebel Magazine!!!
Participating Restaurants include: CineBistro, Copper Coin Coffee, Lucky’s Burger & Brew, Marble Slab Creamery, Newk’s, Olde Blind Dog, Olive Bistro, Publix, There Restaurant & Bar, Yogurtland & more
Cooking Demonstrations by: Chef Patrick Farrell, There Restaurant & Bar; Alexis Hernandez, Executive Chef, Union Hill … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Full Week of Cycling Fun at 2016 Roswell Cycling Festival - 05/03/16 09:00 PM

A full week of cycling events and activities!  The 2016 Roswell Cycling Festival presented by Roswell Bicycles  include a variety of activities for the entire family over multiple days. The 2016 Roswell Cycling Festival will feature off-road bicycle events to compliment the road races, which attract top male, female and junior cyclists from across the United States begins on May 7th with one or two events per day, culminating on May 15th with the Roswell Bicycles-Scott Mayor’s Ride, Hennessy Roswell Criterium and Craft Beer Festival, the Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kid’s Bicycle Safety Rodeo, and Kid’s Criterium Race. A great week of events to get … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Airshow May 14th in Chamblee - 05/03/16 08:55 PM

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee invites you to the 2016 Good Neighbor Day Airshow and Open House on Saturday, May 14th from Noon-5pm. There is no admission fee to the 2016 Good Neighbor Day Airshow; parking is $10.00 per vehicle regardless of the number of occupants. All Good Neighbor Day access is only through Dresden Drive via Clairmont Road. Please note that parking spaces are limited.
Family fun activities inlcude Jump ‘N Slide, Large Inflatables, Sand Castles, WSB Radio Giveaways, Samber’s Famous Funnel Cakes, Face Painting, Whacky Hair…and lots more!!
2016 Airshow Performers
Team Aeroshell – The Aeroshell Team has been performing for over twenty … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Foodies Rejoice at Taste of Alpharetta 2016 - 05/03/16 08:49 PM

Taste of Alpharetta 2016Taste of Alpharetta 2016 will be held on May 12, 2016 beginning at 5pm, so mark your calendars to dine in Historic Downtown Alpharetta at over 60 restaurants in one fun night. This Alpharetta event has become an annual tradition for festival goers, families and food connoisseurs. Sample delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts from the top chefs in town. Enjoy culinary demonstrations, activities for all ages and entertainment to please every palate. Admission is free, you may purchase food tickets on site at our ticket booths for $.50 each. Restaurants participating in the Taste of Alpharetta will not accept cash (tickets … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Chamblee Summer Concerts Summer of Fun - 05/03/16 08:44 PM

Mark your calendar for the 2016 Chamblee Summer Concert Series in downtown Chamblee. The 2016 Chamblee Summer Concert Series will offer a fun filled event for the whole family. Bring out your blankets and lawn chairs, or reserve one of their VIP Tables (downtown concerts only) to enjoy an evening of good music in Chamblee’s downtown. Food and beverages (including beer & wine) will be available for purchase onsite. Concert goers may also bring their own food and beverages (excluding alcohol), if desired. All concerts will be held at Peachtree Park (5468 Peachtree Road next to City Hall), except the July 4th concert held … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Inaugural Food That Rocks, May 14, 2016 - 05/01/16 11:40 PM

It’s time to eat, drink and party with a purpose. The inaugural Food That Rocks, a Celebration of Sandy Springs, is set for Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 7pm – 11pm.
For one night only, more than 20 of the best local restaurants will be rocking the big tent in Hammond Park, in the heart of Sandy Springs.  This all-inclusive festival will provide food, wine, beer and cocktail tastes from local mixologists, local musicians and benefit Sandy Springs-based charities Second Helpings, Ian’s Friends Foundation and the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance. Food that Rocks will be under the Big Top Tents in Hammond … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Colors Festival of Arts - Roswell Mothers Day Tradition - 05/01/16 09:19 PM

The 2016 Colors Festival of Arts returns to picturesque historic Roswell Town Square, a Mother’s Day tradition for over 25 years. Art is showcased under the spreading branches of mature trees. Entertainment takes place from the bandstand, originally built to allow Teddy Roosevelt to address the crowds as he visited Roswell and his mother’s childhood home, Bulloch Hall.
Just across the street you’ll enjoy a warm welcome at the Roswell Visitors Center. Roswell Jr. Women’s Club members operate a hostess tent in the Square, offering assistance to attendees and to the artists and craftsmen. Fine arts and original crafts, musical entertainment, and … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Concerts By the Springs Kicks Off May 8th - 05/01/16 09:12 PM

Heritage Sandy Springs invites you to the 20th Season of Concerts by the Springs, the outdoor summer concert series in Sandy Springs presented one Sunday each month, May through September. 2016 Concerts by the Springs is open to the public and has become a celebrated community tradition each summer.
The 2016 Concerts by the Springs season features five unforgettable performances, offering something for all ages and audiences:
May 8 – Bogey & the Viceroy (Swanky Soul and Rock ‘n Roll)
June 12 – Convoy (Classic Country Rock Tribute)
July 10 – Electric Avenue (80’s Pop Tribute)
August 14 – A1A (Jimmy Buffet Tribute)

atlanta events: Taste of East Cobb May 7, 2016 - 04/27/16 06:07 PM

Taste of East Cobb 2016 returns for the 11th year on May 7, 2016 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Taste of East Cobb 2016 is a premier outdoor food festival and community event for tasters of all ages, and has become a favorite annual tradition of area residents since 2006. The festival is held each year on the first Saturday in May and showcases the area’s finest restaurants. Taste of East Cobb is packed full of great food and plenty to see and do, and offers attendees as well as participating restaurants, vendors and sponsors the best value for your dollar … (0 comments)

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