atlanta events: 2016 Grant Park Food-O-Rama - 03/30/16 08:48 AM

Make your own history at one of the most historical locations in Atlanta! Grant Park will be hosting its finest Food-O-Rama on April 16, 2016. The event will be one of high spirits, community bonding, and great food! Grant Park is ecstatic to welcome people of all ages for an event that will bring together the past and present by playing on the park’s historical value and the new innovations in the food truck industry.
The Grant Park Food-o-Rama will gather Atlanta’s top Food Vendors in one place from 11am to 8pm. The food itself will mirror the diversity Atlanta is so … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Old Fourth Ward Hosts Hogs and Hops - 03/28/16 11:00 PM

Hogs and Hops 2016 has moved to the Historic 4th Ward Park this year.  There will be more BBQ, more other food options, and more Beer!  This year will be the best Hogs and Hops ever! Hogs and Hops is part beer festival and part food festival, which equals a carnival for your taste buds. Historic 4th Ward Park is located at 665 North Ave. NE, Atlanta , Georgia 30308 in the Old Fourth Ward.
Hogs and Hops 2016 is on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 1pm-5pm, VIP entry at 12pm.
Tickets:
General Admission (Includes all beer samples and 1 BBQ tastings) $40 advance, … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Buford Highway Bikes and Bites April 2, 2016 - 03/28/16 10:55 PM

2016 Buford Highway Bikes and Bites, winner of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s 2016 Local Bike Initiative Blinkie Award, is back! Join Civil Bikes and We Love BuHi on a tasty, police-escorted tour by bicycle of Atlanta’s most deliciously diverse and vibrant street.
The 2016 Buford Highway Bikes and Bites will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 8:30am to 12:00pm. The event begins at Plaza Fiesta – 4166 Buford Highway Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30345. This is sure to be a fun event in the Brookhaven / Chamblee area.
Residents and visitors are invited to see, taste and experience Buford Highway in a … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Art on the Chattahoochee Art Market - 03/28/16 10:52 PM

The annual Art on the Chattahoochee Art Market will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Jones Bridge Park in Peachtree Corners. The free event gives parents a chance to check out artwork while their children get to try their own hand at being creative. Since 2012, the Art on the Chattahoochee Fine Art Market has attracted thousands of visitors to peruse the work of outstanding artists from North Georgia.
Art on the Chattahoochee is a delightful, fine art event at a unique venue along the Chattahoochee River in Jones Bridge Park. The event brings … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Acworth Art Fest April 9th and 10th - 03/28/16 10:50 PM

The popular 2016 Acworth Art Fest is a true celebration of whimsical and vibrant art in the springtime! They’ll be celebrating their fifth year on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 10am to 6pm and Sunday April 10, 2016 from 11am to 5pm.
The historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is a delightful backdrop for 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country. Their creative booth displays decorate the charming street with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much more! The “Lake City,” just 35 miles northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County, is always abuzz with excitement over the … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Lemonade Days Festival - 03/28/16 10:44 PM

Lemonade Days festival returns to Dunwoody for a 17th year and is hosted by Dunwoody Preservation Trust (DPT). Lemonade Days is the largest annual fund raising event for DPT, and all proceeds are used within the community to continue the historic preservation and education of Dunwoody.
Dunwoody Lemonade Days will run from Wednesday, April 13th through Sunday, April 17th and features activities for those of all ages, including carnival rides, a petting zoo, Dunwoody Antiques Car Show, great food, Made in Dunwoody products and local music. Check out the pages under event schedule for more details on the festival events.
Dunwoody Lemonade Days … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Sips Under the Sea at Georgia Aquarium - 03/28/16 10:41 PM

2016 Sips Under the Sea is a unique cocktail party for adults to enjoy Georgia Aquarium in Downtown Atlanta after hours with your family, friends or significant other. You’ll have the entire Aquarium to yourself while enjoying cocktails, tapas and entertainment… all without kids!
The next Sips Under the Sea is 90s Night on Friday, April 8, 2016. Break out your flannel, backward caps and chokers – it’s a 90s party! Flash back to the 90s and join the totally rad 90s Night celebrating one of the flyest decades! Dress in your 90s best for a night of throwback music, signature cocktails … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 80th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival - 03/24/16 06:46 PM

Spring is in the air and that can only mean one thing in Atlanta: the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is back! The Dogwoods are in full bloom, and hundreds of artists from around the country will set up their tents for the 80th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival.
The 2016 Atlanta Dogwood Festival will be held April 8, 9, 10, 2016 in Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta.
Festival Hours
Friday 12:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Artist market closes at 7 pm on Friday & Saturday.
An Atlanta staple for 80 years, there is something for … (2 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Roswell Azalea Festival - 03/24/16 06:43 PM
Enjoy the beauty of springtime in Roswell at the 2nd Annual Roswell Azalea Festival. The festival runs from April 11 – 30, 2016 and includes a wide array of events. Here are just a few events you’ll want to consider:
The Chattahoochee Nature Center will be holding several events on a daily basis including the Georgia Nature Photography Exhibit, Azalea Self-Guided Tour and Scavenger Hunt and Azaleas at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. These shrubs are now spectacular and put on a show from early spring to late summer. Students of The Cottage School Artwork exhibit daily at Roswell Visitors Center. Roswell … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Backyard Barbecue and Brews - 03/24/16 06:16 PM

Don’t miss out on Backyard Barbecue and Brews 2016 scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2016 and Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 1:00pm-5:00pm.
Get ready to throw down at Backyard Barbecue and Brews on Saturday and Sunday afternoon during the 2016 Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Midtown Atlanta. This popular ticketed area sells out every year, delighting attendees with plenty of Southern flavor.
Held in a spacious tent overlooking the Main Stage, Backyard Barbecue & Brews showcases local craft beers, wine and barbecue and picnic fare from some of the city’s favorite restaurants and chefs. You’ll also find picnic-style seating, activities like corn hole and access … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Sweep the Hooch on Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 03/21/16 07:32 AM

 
Sweep the Hooch 2016 is 1 day, Hundreds of Volunteers and TONS OF TRASH covering over 70 miles of the Chattahoochee River. In 2015, 500 walkers, waders, and paddlers removed 14,320 lbs., or 7.16 TONS of trash out of a 60-mile stretch of river. This number beats out 2014 total of 14,100 lbs of trash. The Sixth Annual Sweep the Hooch cleanup day will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9am to 2pm.
Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and National Park Service have joined together to organize this multi-site cleanup within the 44 miles of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Run for Mimosas at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival - 03/21/16 07:30 AM

The 2016 Atlanta Dogwood Festival Mimosa 5K is right around the corner. Nothing says happy anniversary like celebrating in the morning, and next spring, revelers and runners can hit the pavement for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival Mimosa 5K in honor of the festival’s 80th anniversary. This AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifier follows a course through historic Midtown Atlanta and ends with Mimosas in Piedmont Park.
The delightful course through historic Midtown culminates in a champagne and OJ celebration in the park.
The Atlanta Dogwood Festival Mimosa 5K begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Piedmont Park, and runners will gather at … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Kennesaw Depot Park Beer Festival - 03/21/16 07:27 AM

The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority is joining forces with Atlanta Shriners and The Nest to bring you the 3rd Annual Depot Park Beer Festival in Kennesaw! They’re expecting a record crowd for this one-of-a-kind event featuring over 70 true “craft” beers. Participants will also enjoy a day full of special activities and live music. The Kennesaw Depot Park Beer Festival will be held on April 2, 2016 from 1-5pm.
Remember this is a BEER FEST. Not a brewery tour event. One price but with up to 100 handpicked kegs. The whole fest will be kegs that will be representative of the invited … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Oakhurst Jazz Nights in Decatur - 03/21/16 07:25 AM

Oakhurst Neighborhood Association presents the 13th season of Oakhurst Jazz Nights! 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, beginning Thursday, April 7, 2016.
Thursday, April 7th – Matt Wauchope Trio
Thursday, April 14th – Bonaventure Quartet( with Amy Pike)
Thursday, April 21st – Zodiac Quartet
Thursday, April 28th – Darren English
All concerts begin at 7 pm and end at 9 pm and are free and open to … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Rhythm and Brews in Sandy Springs - 03/21/16 07:21 AM

Heritage Sandy Springs presents Rhythm and Brews 2016: a celebration of local bands and local beers in Sandy Springs. Kick back and relax with a frosty beverage while listening to a wide variety of live music in a beautiful outdoor setting. Rhythm and Brews 2016 takes place on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 1:00pm to 8:30pm.
Heritage Sandy Springs unveiled the concert series Rhythm & Brews in Summer 2013. This open-air, happy hour series presented four acts in a variety of musical genres; each month featured an unforgettable weeknight performance of both up-and-coming and established artists whose origins are deeply rooted in … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta BeltLine Boil in Old Fourth Ward - 03/19/16 07:13 AM

The 2016 Beltline Boil is a neighborhood festival on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail that focuses on the community’s vibrant live music and local eats! The featured event of the festival is a friendly Low Country Boil competition between local restaurants competing for a $5,000 prize to be donated to a charity of their choice! The 2016 Beltline Boil will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 11am to 7pm.
Center Stage hosts the festival’s live music stage featuring a full day of roots, blues, jazz and bayou funk! Live music kicks off at noon and the final band hits the stage … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Alpharetta Art in the Park Starts April 16, 2016 - 03/19/16 07:09 AM

Alpharetta Art in the Park is held annually from April to September. As many as 35 artists will be offering beautiful artwork for sale and some artists may be exhibiting their talent as well. Alpharetta Art in the Park is a handcrafted-only artist market. Come enjoy the pottery, woodwork, metal work, jewelry creations, handmade children’s clothing, photography, watercolor, oil, soaps and lotions, mosaic art and much more.
Creativity hits the park in charming Downtown Alpharetta. This outdoor artists market features handcrafted work by local artists who create masterpieces right before your eyes. Come enjoy the pottery, woodwork, metal work, jewelry creations, handmade … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival - 03/19/16 07:05 AM

The Second Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival will take place in beautiful Blackburn Park in Brookhaven on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 11 am to 6 pm. The full weekend of activities is a great place to meet friends, bring out of town guests, or spend time with your family.  Admission is FREE.
“Festivals are a vital part of bringing the community together and attracting newcomers,” said Festival Chair and Founder Rebecca Chase Williams. “We had a successful inaugural Cherry Blossom Festival and we are excited to once again show residents … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta arts and crafts festival on Ponce - 03/16/16 05:41 PM
The Spring Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park in Druid Hills. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr., along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art”. In addition to the fine arts, there will be a children’s area and local food and beverage. Attendance is Free.
The Spring Festival on Ponce will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, 2016.
Festival Hours
Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm Sunday : 11 am – 6 … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Atlanta Film Festival - 03/16/16 05:33 PM

Now celebrating a 40-year history, the 2016 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is the area’s preeminent celebration of cinema from April 1-10, 2016. One of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying events in the country, the Atlanta Film Festival showcases over 200 films annually to nearly 25,000 attendees across a ten day event each spring. Each year, the 2016 Atlanta Film Festival receives nearly 5,000 submissions from 120 countries across the globe. It has been distinguished as the ‘Best Film Festival’ by Creative Loafing, Sunday Paper, 10Best and Atlanta Magazine, as well as one of the ’25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World’ and one of ’50 … (0 comments)

 
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