atlanta events: What to do in Atlanta this weekend - 04/14/16 06:18 AM
Spring has definitely sprung in Atlanta and there are a lot of options if you want to stop binge watching on Netflix and get out and enjoy the weather and have some fun.
The 13th season of Oakhurst Jazz Nights continues tonight. Hundreds of jazz lovers will be headed to Oakhurst and picnicking at sunset again in April to enjoy some of the best jazz artists in the southeast. The Oakhurst Jazz Nights offer another great season of free outdoor jazz concerts this spring, with Bonaventure Quartet( with Amy Pike) playing tonight. All concerts begin at 7 pm and end at 9 … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Canton BBQ and Brews Festival 2016 - 04/13/16 12:18 AM

A great day of competition BBQ, Craft Beer, and great music!
The 2016 Canton BBQ and Brews Festival is the first of what will be an annual barbecue competition and craft beer festival held on Main Street in Downtown Canton. Join this family-friendly event with live music, local craft beer, food trucks and a sanctioned BBQ cooking competition on April 30th 2016, from 12pm-8pm!
They are so excited about the BBQ & Brews Festival and can’t wait for you to be a part of it!
Breweries in attendance include:
Reformation Brewery Monday Night Brewing Red Hare Brewing Dry County Brewing Jekyll Brewing Lazy Magnolia … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Dunwoody Monarchs and Margaritas April 30, 2016 - 04/13/16 12:04 AM

The 2016 Dunwoody Monarchs and Margaritas will be on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. VIP Party beginning at 5:00. Dunwoody’s Best Party Comes Home to Dunwoody’s Best Park. Get ready for a whole new Monarchs & Margaritas (and Moonshine!) this year as the party returns to Dunwoody Park. But this won’t be your standard “gala.” They’re kicking things up a notch with an upscale casual PARTY in the heart of our meadow where you can enjoy the beauty of the spring season. The event will be held at The Meadow at The Dunwoody Nature Center, 5343 … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Glover Park Concert Series 2016 Lineup - 04/12/16 11:54 PM

The 2016 Glover Park Concert Series kicks off the 2016 season on Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. The series will continue throughout the summer, with concerts scheduled for the last Friday night of each month through September in Marietta. The concerts are free but if you are looking for a “front-row seat,” a limited number of tables can be reserved for a fee. Table reservations are taken on a first come basis (and will sell out quickly) on the first working day of each month beginning at 8:00 a.m. Table for six: $45, … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival June 2-5, 2016 - 04/12/16 11:47 PM

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival was created in 2010 to shine an international spotlight on the rich food and beverage traditions of the South from Texas to the District of Columbia. The 2016 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is June 2, 2016 to June 5, 2016 in Midtown Atlanta.
2016 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival unites the region’s culinary leaders, award‐winning chefs, mixologists, barbecue pitmasters, Sommeliers, mixologists and local growers, for four days of exploring and celebrating Southern food and beverage traditions. An Advisory Council of more than 80 award‐winning talent from 13 Southern states and the District of Columbia have … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Smyrna Spring Jonquil Festival Starts April 23rd - 04/10/16 05:57 AM

The City of Smyrna welcomes all to the 2016 Spring Jonquil Festival on Saturday, April 23,  2016 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Spring Jonquil Festival is held on the beautiful Village Green in downtown Smyrna next to the fabulous Smyrna Market Village. The Spring Jonquil Festival features over 175 arts & crafts booths, 15 food booths, an entertainment stage, and a variety of children’s activities. Bring the family and shop, play, eat, drink and just have a great day together. Free admission!
Artisans are from all over the southeast … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta Taco Festival May 1, 2016 in Candler Park - 04/10/16 05:53 AM

The 2016 Atlanta Taco Festival, the first ever, will take place May 1, 2016 from 1pm until 7pm at Candler Park. This is the largest taco competition and taco celebration on the East Coast. There will be local bands, Gringo Bingo, Salsa Dancing, Lucha Libre Wrestling and huge bar experiences by some of your favorite local establishments. The festival is open to restaurants, caterers, private chefs and food trucks.
Enjoy a day full of entertainment in addition to tacos! Salsa classes will be held on the main stage every half an hour from Salsa Arte. Enjoy sounds by DJ Mike and a … (2 comments)

atlanta events: National Park Week April 16 – 24, 2016 - 04/08/16 02:13 PM

Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate 2016 National Park Week. This year, from April 16 – 24, 2016, you are invited to celebrate all that America’s more than 400 national parks have to offer. From diverse wildlife and iconic landscapes, to vibrant culture and rich history, our National Park System has something for everyone.
The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and want everyone to join the party!
National parks are America’s Best Idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Brookhaven Bolt 5K on Saturday May 21, 2016 - 04/08/16 02:06 PM

The 2016 Brookhaven Bolt 5K will be held on Saturday May 21, 2016 starting at 8am. Walkers and strollers are welcome! Runners will begin at 8:00am, while walkers and strollers will start at 8:05am. The race course is USATF Certified and has been called challenging but fair by previous runners. The race has become one of the largest in the area and an annual family event to be enjoyed by everyone. Bring your families out and stick around to enjoy the festival taking place after the race or cheer on the runners as they race through the tree-lined streets.
The 2016 Brookhaven … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Georgia Trust Spring Ramble Begins April 22, 2016 - 04/06/16 12:20 PM

The Georgia Trust is travelling north along the tracks of the historic Great Kennesaw Route to discover Marietta, Kennesaw and Acworth. Get on board and check your schedule for the 2016 Georgia Trust Spring Ramble on April 22-24, 2016.
Explore more than 60 historic private homes and sites during The 2016 Georgia Trust Spring Ramble
in Marietta, Kennesaw and Acworth. Friday’s Ramble will take you to Marietta and Kennesaw, where you’ll explore some of the area’s finest historic homes. Saturday’s Ramble will feature magnificent homes along Marietta’s most prominent streets. Sunday’s Ramble will take you to the charming town of Acworth, where you’ll … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens starts April 22, 2016 - 04/06/16 12:17 PM

2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24, 2016 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $25 each or $20 each for groups of six or more.
“History Happens Here,” as the historic Druid Hills neighborhood comes alive, featuring houses designed by renowned architects, the best of interior planning and decor, Southern fare, concerts featuring local musicians, arts and crafts by Georgia artists and the hospitality of Emory Village merchants. Now, as always, the community culture of Druid Hills is vibrant, inspirational, celebratory, and focused on … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Enjoy Atlanta Streets Alive in 2016 - 04/04/16 12:09 AM

Atlanta Streets Alive 2016 is a program inspired by open streets projects all over the world. Atlanta Streets Alive is an initiative of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, shifting Atlanta’s culture to become a more liveable city – building community and highlighting neighborhood pride, providing healthy activities  for Atlanta residents and visitors, and educating the masses on transportation options to get where you work, live, and play. Atlanta Streets Alive does all these things by removing cars temporarily from key Atlanta streets, and opening them up for people. It creates public spaces for all and helps people think differently about streets in their … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Taste of Marietta on April 24, 2016 - 04/04/16 12:05 AM

Taste of Marietta 2016 returns to the Historic Marietta Square on April 24, 2016 from 11am to 7pm. The Taste of Marietta is an annual food festival always held the last Sunday in April that showcases Cobb County restaurants and caterers. It is the largest and longest running food festival in Cobb County and has become a favorite annual tradition among local residents.
Taste of Marietta is held in the heart of Marietta at the Historic Marietta Square. The Square in the spring is a beautiful backdrop for the festival. While enjoying the delicious food and fun, you can also experience Marietta’s … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Inman Park Festival Returns April 30th to May 1st 2016 - 04/03/16 09:55 AM

The 2016 Inman Park Festival takes place in one of Atlanta’s oldest and most scenic neighborhoods. During the last full weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta’s most spirited and eclectic. First developed in the late 1800s, Inman Park is home to many historic homes and parks.
The Festival began in the early 1970s as a means to attract attention to gentrification efforts that sought to revitalize the community. The festival offers something for everybody. Music, kids activities, a Tour of Homes, a marvelous street parade, an artists’ market, some of the city’s … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Earth Day 2016 in Atlanta - 04/03/16 09:51 AM

Earth Day 2016 in Atlanta. With Earth Day coming up, you’re probably wondering if there’s an Earth Day event that you could attend at the new rooftop of Ponce City Market in Old Fourth Ward. Well, as luck would have it, there are actually two events planned for the rooftop, which is sure to become a hotspot for intown Atlanta events.
EarthShare of Georgia’s 2016 Annual Earth Day Party will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Ponce City Market. Georgia’s premier Earth Day celebration brings together a diverse group of grassroots’ environmentalists, devoted philanthropists, and business professionals whose collective goal … (1 comments)

atlanta events: SweetWater 420 Fest Returns April 22nd to 24th - 04/03/16 09:48 AM

2016 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 of alternative, rock, jam, hip hop, EDM and more. The SweetWater Experience will offer a unique variety of craft beer samplings, Planet 420 will offer eco-friendly tips and Earth Day celebration, The 420 Lyrics & Laugher Tent will keep you laughing and 420 Disco will keep … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Vinings Historic Preservation Society Presents Vegas in Vinings - 04/03/16 09:44 AM

Vegas in Vinings 2016 will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Hotel Indigo in Vinings to benefit Vinings Historic Preservation Society. All net proceeds will go towards maintaining and preserving The Historic Pace House, Old Pavilion and Yarbrough House, all located in the center of Vinings Village. Expenses to maintain these buildings are approximately $150,000 annually and are paid with profits from fund raising events and private donations.
Due to the size of the event,  Vegas in Vinings 2016 is limited to 150 tickets being sold. What this means is BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY. This year you … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival - 03/30/16 08:57 AM

The 40th annual Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival will be held on April 16 and 17, 2016.  The downtown Kennesaw area will be transformed into a giant family-friendly festival. There will be a variety of activities to entertain all ages. Festival hours are Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
While at the 2016 Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival take time to wander through more than 250 booths featuring a vast array of one-of-a-kind and homemade crafts.  The Festival has grown through the years to become one of the largest arts and crafts shows in North Georgia.
The location of the … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Evening in the Garden for Garden Hills Elementary - 03/30/16 08:55 AM
The 27th annual Evening In The Garden will take place April 16th, 2016 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, 2799 Piedmont Road. It is Acorns to Oaks Foundation’s biggest fundraiser benefiting Garden Hills Elementary, a wonderful neighborhood  school.  The evening will be filled with exciting silent & live auctions, dancing and much more!
The money raised at “Evening In The Garden” will allow the Acorns to Oaks Foundation to support enriching educational opportunities for every child at Garden Hills Elementary. Without these funds, Garden Hills would not be the school of excellence it is today!
They encourage all members of the Peachtree … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Sandy Springs Artsapalooza April 16-17, 2016 - 03/30/16 08:50 AM

The 2016 Sandy Springs Artsapalooza will be held April 16-17, 2016. Event hours are Saturday 10:00AM – 6:00PM and Sunday 11:00AM – 6:00PM in Sandy Springs. The Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is a two-day outdoor Atlanta event with an emphasis on the visual arts and handcraft. Located in the heart of Sandy Springs in Fulton County, they set out with many different goals in mind: 1) Give back to the community through art; 2) Create a venue that emphasizes local and Georgian artists, so they have a show they can depend on in their own back yard; 3) Bring a festival to … (1 comments)

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