atlanta events: Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival May 6th and 7th - 04/27/16 06:04 PM

This has to be one of the coolest names for a festival. The North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth, and the Georgia Barbecue Association are proud to announce that Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival 2016 will be held at Cauble Park on Friday (4–10 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m.–5 p.m.), May 6th and 7th. All proceeds will be distributed amongst several local charities, so come out and help make a difference in your community! This is the 7th Annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival. There will be music, kids zone,a fireworks display Friday night and of course BBQ!! … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Much to do in final Weekend of April - 04/27/16 06:00 PM
It's been a busy start to the Atlanta Spring festival season and with one final weekend in April, there are still some great options to get out and have fun in Atlanta. Here are several wonderful Atlanta events scheduled for April 28th-May 1st. So have fun, but be sure to rest up for Mother's Day weekend when Atlanta pulls out all of the stops for a fantastic time.
 
Sunset Sips 2016 - The Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) in Roswell would like to invite you to a new program called Sunset Sips, a laid back, family friendly event and the grounds are open … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 40th annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival - 04/25/16 08:39 PM

The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite citizens to participate in the 2016 May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival held in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square on May 7-8, 2016. This is the 40th annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival provides two days of family fun, so be sure to stop by this fun event in Marietta.
More than 100 local and area artists and craftspeople will display and sell their paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, glass, floral designs and much more at the annual festival. All work is made and displayed by the artist and draws … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Enjoy some great music in Downtown Decatur - 04/25/16 08:34 PM
Get ready to enjoy some great music in downtown Decatur on the square as Concerts on the Square and Blue Sky Concerts kick off their May performances. Decatur offers two great options for you to put on your social calendar.
2016 Decatur Concerts on the Square are scheduled for Saturday evenings at 7 pm in May and September and are held on the square in downtown Decatur.
Upcoming dates for May and September 2016:
May 7 • The Gold Standard Band | Motown, Soul, Carolina Beach Music
May 14 • Villain Family | Americana, Folk, Bluegrass
with Special Guests: Halem Albright Band | Cover Band
May … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Take your Mom to the Dunwoody Art Festival - 04/25/16 06:36 PM

The 2016 Dunwoody Art Festival, a Mother’s Day tradition in the City of Dunwoody, will celebrate its seventh dazzling show on May 7, 2016 from 10AM to 7PM and May 8 from 10AM to 5PM.
A relaxing stage with continuous live music will be located in the new food court and will join Village Burger and other great eats from neighborhood restaurants. Sit down and relax before setting out again in search for that “gotta have it” piece of art. There truly is something for everyone at the 2016 Dunwoody Art Festival!
The 2016 Dunwoody Art Festival, the largest art festival in Dunwoody, Georgia, takes place … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Enjoy Sunday Concerts at the Chattahoochee Nature Center - 04/25/16 06:32 PM

2016 Sundays on the River Concert Series continue at the Chattahoochee Nature Center with a show in May and one in June.
On Sunday, May 8, 2016, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm), Angela Reign will perform. With a little something for everyone, Angela Reign, Georgia’s 2013 Best Female Country Artist, and CBS Atlanta’s Top Rock Artist will perform for the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Sundays on the River Concert for Mother’s Day.  Angela and her talented 6 piece band will Reign with her authentic #GeorgiaMusic style that represents the cross over from pop, to country to rock music. Purchase … (1 comments)

atlanta events: National Train Day for Autism in Kennesaw - 04/23/16 07:57 PM

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw will host its 3rd Annual National Train Day for Autism, the only Metro Atlanta train event that creates a sensory-friendly experience for individuals on the Autism spectrum and their families, on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30 AM — 5:00 PM.
“Our goal is to create opportunities for children on the Autism spectrum to be involved in their community in a safe, supportive space,” said Dr. Richard Banz, the Museum’s Executive Director. “We want everyone to be able to enjoy a nostalgic pastime and create great memories with their family!”
The Museum … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Check out Derby Day on May 7, 2016 - 04/23/16 07:54 PM

Can’t make it to Louisville for this year’s Derby? Join Shepherd Center’s Junior Committee on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 from 2:00 – 8:00 pm, as they re-create the magic of Churchill Downs at Derby Day 2016!
Guests will enjoy:
Food and beverages Live and silent auctions Live music Lawn and Casino Games Live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby on big screen TVs Derby Day 2016 tickets are on sale now. Each ticket includes entry to the event, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and live music, silent and live auctions and a live broadcast of The Kentucky Derby.
Derby Day 2016 will be at 4371 Powers Ferry Road … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Buford Highway Bus Crawl - 04/23/16 06:52 AM

39 Ride and Dine Bus CrawlWe Love BuHi and MARTA Army are combining forces for a delicious bus crawl on Bus 39 along Buford Highway on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM!
Join on a public transit adventure as they visit exquisite restaurants, explore cavernous supermarkets and hear from distinguished speakers in Doraville, Chamblee, and Brookhaven. Residents and visitors of all ages are invited to see, taste and experience Buford Highway by bus, and engage in a conversation about smart, equitable growth, transit and pedestrian safety, and improved transportation infrastructure in the busy corridor.
Beginning at 6 p.m., teams … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Lots of Fun Activities in Atlanta This Weekend - 04/20/16 05:48 AM
Spring is a great time in Atlanta with lots to see and do. It's not just about enjoying the dogwoods and azaleas blooming (or dodging all the pollen). Here are some great Atlanta activities to check out this weekend.
 
2016 SweetWater 420 Fest 
SweetWater 420 Fest returns to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta, April 22-24, 2016 with 5 stages, made possible by the turntable main stage. These stages will host a long list of artists representing diverse music genres. Staying true to their roots, the 12th annual SweetWater 420 Fest will provide patrons with varied lineup.
 
2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Wesleyan Artist Market April 28 – 30th 2016 - 04/20/16 03:17 AM

The 2016 Wesleyan Artist Market returns this year, marking the 18th year of the treasured event. The annual event will run April 28 – 30th, at the campus of the Wesleyan School, located at 5405 Spalding Drive in Peachtree Corners. You are welcome to join in and celebrate another fantastic year of fine art at the 2016 Wesleyan Artist Market.  Guests from all over will find a large selection of items – there truly is something for everyone.   Along with the art exhibit, there is live entertainment throughout the show by Wesleyan students, faculty and alumni as well as a … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Go Barefoot in the Park in Buford - 04/20/16 03:07 AM

The 12th Annual Barefoot in the Park, A Fine Artist Market with Performances and Flavors returns to Gwinnett County on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10am-6pm and Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10am-5pm. Barefoot in the Park has a wonderful new location in 2016 at Buford Town Park at the Buford Community Center & Theatre. Just 9 minutes from The Mall of GA full of restaurants, hotels and entertainment. Expect new abundant crowds, a family-friendly environment with an upscale vibe and shopping, shopping, shopping! It’s one of Greater Atlanta and Northeast Georgia’s most exciting, accessible spring arts events in an affluent, upscale neighborhood and … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Dekalb Tour of Homes - 04/20/16 03:00 AM

The 4th annual Junior League of DeKalb County Tour of Kitchens will feature several recently renovated, sophisticated, and meticulously planned kitchens on a self-guided tour in DeKalb County. Tour of Kitchens showcases DeKalb County’s best residential kitchens with eye-catching yet functional designs. Looking for inspiration in your cooking too? Chef demonstrations from fabulous local chefs are included in the program. It is a wonderful outing for the entire family!
House 1  by Home Rebuilders – 118 Hibernia Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
House 2 by Splice Design – 23 Clifton St NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
House 3 by CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio – 1799 Castleway Lane, … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Buckhead Restaurant Week - 04/17/16 09:07 PM

Don’t miss out on Buckhead Restaurant Week 2016, which starts in two days on Saturday, April 16, 2016 and running through Sunday, April 24, 2016. Have an anniversary or special birthday coming up? Celebrate with Buckhead Restaurant Week 2016! Nine days of one-of-a-kind prix fixe menus from over 29 different restaurants is the perfect way to celebrate a special day!
Have a business meeting in Buckhead coming up? Treat your clients to lunch or dinner at one of our delicious Buckhead Restaurant Week 2016 participants!
This seventh annual event should provide you with some additional incentive to check out some of the finest … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Woofstock 2016 Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 04/17/16 08:38 PM

Woofstock 2016 is back – “Atlanta’s Largest Pet Party In The Park” is fun for the whole family! Join Star 94.1 and over 50 non-profit and rescue groups on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 12-7pm at Suwanee Town Center Park for Woofstock 2016. Admission is FREE!
Dogs, Cats, Birds, Ferrets and pets of all kinds are welcome but all animals must be on a leash.
Other entertainment includes dog contests, frisbee dog demonstrations, the “Air Dogs” dock diving competition, inflatables for the kids, pet adoptions/vendors, arts & crafts and much more. Plus incredible food trucks and a beer garden.
Enjoy a special live performance by Ben Rector, … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Pick’n in Grant Park BBQ and Music Festival - 04/17/16 08:33 PM

The Grant Park Conservancy is pleased to bring back, 2016 Pick’n in Grant Park BBQ and Music Festival for a second year. Sign up and compete against some of the strongest talent in Atlanta. Teams must cook ribs, chicken, and pork. Contest takes place May 6th-7th. For attendees, competitors will NOT be serving samples during the competition. If you are nice though, they might serve some of their sweet treats when the competition closes on Saturday afternoon!
The 2016 Pick’n in Grant Park BBQ and Music Festival will be held on Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th. The festival is located … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Sixth Annual Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival - 04/17/16 08:27 PM

The 2016 Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival will host its sixth annual event at Chastain Park along Park Drive for approximately 185 artists and artisans on May 7-8, 2016. 2016 Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival hours are Saturday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM; Sunday 11:00AM – 6:00PM. Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage concessions including the gourmet food trucks. Local acoustic musicians will enliven the atmosphere. This event is organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces and volunteer artists. Best of all, it’s entirely free to attend!
The Chastain Park Arts Festival is a … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta Botanical Garden Features Chihuly in the Garden 2016 - 04/14/16 06:37 AM

Internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly, returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown Atlanta this spring for an encore exhibition of his spectacular works of art, presented in a setting that has doubled in size since his blockbuster show here in 2004. Chihuly in the Garden 2016, set for April 30 – October 30, will include 21 sculptural installation sites, all set amongst the Garden’s natural beauty. The artist’s famed colorful work also may be experienced in a different light – at night when the Garden offers extended hours. Two of the installations are being created specifically for the Midtown garden, … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Food ‘n Fun Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 04/14/16 06:28 AM

Give Food and Have Fun at the Community Assistance Center’s 4th Annual Food ‘n Fun Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10 am – 3 pm for a fun-filled, outdoor, family event with activities and games for all ages in Sandy Springs! Join your neighbors from all walks of life gather together to raise awareness, funds and food to combat hunger and homelessness in our community while enjoying a fun day together! Bring your family and friends to the free festival! Gather a group now and plan to participate in the team events!
Team events include:
The Food Challenge, a food drive … (3 comments)

atlanta events: Roswell Beer Festival on Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 04/14/16 06:23 AM

The 2016 Roswell Beer Festival is a small, intimate event held on the Historic grounds of one of Roswell’s oldest parks on Saturday, April 30, 2016. VIP entry is at 1pm, General Admission opens at 2pm. Event closes at 6pm sharp. Attendees will receive a souvenir tasting glass, and will be able to sample as many varieties of beer that can be responsibly consumed. The 2016 Roswell Beer Festival is in its 4th year!  Not bigger, just better is their theme for 2016. More Premium Craft beers, A VIP Ticket Option, Great Music, and More Food Choices.
They will be selling … (2 comments)

 
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