atlanta events: Foodies Get Ready - Inman Park Restaurant Week - 03/16/16 05:29 PM

An Atlanta favorite springtime event, 2016 Inman Park Restaurant Week, is back from Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3, 2016. Specially chef-curated, three-course menus are offered at each participating restaurant throughout the week. Known as one of the hottest intown Atlanta neighborhoods for dining according to Thrillist and TripAdvisor reviewers, the Inman Park culinary scene continues to be a beckoning destination for foodies.
The restaurants participating this spring, along with menu price points, include:
$15 menus: 
Fritti PURE Taqueria North Highland Pub $25 menus: 
The Luminary Il Localino Barcelona Wine Bar Wisteria Rathbun’s Sotto Sotto Parish: The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café Wrecking Bar Brewpub $35 menus: 
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atlanta events: Touch-a-Truck Returns to Decatur - 03/16/16 05:24 PM

Touch-a-Truck is returning to Decatur on Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 10 am – 1 pm at Callaway Parking Lot, 120 West Trinity Place in Decatur.
Children of all ages are invited to touch, explore and see their favorite truck or equipment on wheels. Vehicles from the City of Decatur and DeKalb County will be on display.
Bike Registration!  Ride your bike to the event and have it registered by the  City of Decatur Police. The serial number and description help Decatur Police identify the owners of bikes they retrieve that have been lost or stolen.
Food Drive!  Please bring a canned or non-perishable … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Que & Brew for a Cause March 20, 2016 - 03/13/16 05:31 PM

Que & Brew for a Cause will be held on Sunday March 20th from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30p.m. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and SweetWater Brewery are hosting this fundraiser event for Cynthia Montoya. Cynthia, a long-time Fox Bros. employee and current general manager, was diagnosed with Stage II pancreatic cancer in 2015. The Fox Bros. called upon some of their friends – who just so happen to be among the best pitmasters and chefs in the country – to put on this fundraiser to help with Cyndi’s medical expenses.
Tickets are $30 and include food tastings, a tour of SweetWater, and six 6 … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Taste of Forsyth Returns on March 26, 2016 - 03/13/16 05:27 PM

Taste of Forsyth 2016The City of Cumming presents the Taste of Forsyth 2016 on March 26, 2016. This event is always a fun time for the kids and adults. There’s some delicious food to try and live music to listen to as well.
The Taste of Forsyth 2016 is from 11am – 5pm at the Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road in Cumming. Participating vendors include Tam’s Backstage, Williamson Bros. BBQ, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, Hungry Howie’s, Roly Poly Sandwiches, Castleberry Ale House, Texas Roadhouse, Baba’s Gyro’s & Kabobs, Rio Balsas, Mellow Mushroom, Taste Jamaica and many more!!!
Hopefully, we will have some beautiful … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta Science Festival Starts March 19th - 03/11/16 11:54 PM

The 2016 Atlanta Science Festival is an annual public celebration of local science and technology. From March 19-26, 2016, curious people of all ages will explore the science and technology in our region and see how science is connected to all parts of our lives in 100 engaging events, including hands-on activities, facility tours, presentations, and performances throughout the metro Atlanta region. The Festival culminates in the free, family-friendly EXPLORATION EXPO – an interactive day of demos, hands-on activities, and stage shows at Centennial Olympic Park.
Atlanta Science Festival’s EXPLORATION EXPO will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016, 11am-5pm at Centennial … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 2nd Annual Daffodil Day March 19, 2016 - Oakland Cemetery - 03/08/16 12:54 AM

Historic Oakland Foundation and the Georgia Daffodil Society will host the second annual Daffodil Day, a springtime celebration of Oakland Cemetery’s ubiquitous bloom! Join the Historic Oakland Foundation gardens staff and community partners on Saturday, March 19, 2016 for an afternoon of learning and expertise.
The beautiful display of Oakland’s daffodils are a testament to the dedication of a small group of volunteers who have committed their time and energy toward planting them. Daffodils once bloomed throughout the grounds, but they have faded away over the years. These old varieties are almost impossible to purchase, however in the last few years they have … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Must Attend Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts in 2016 - 03/08/16 12:48 AM

We’re back to update you on even more 2016 Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts and events. Easter is always great family events, so here are some more 2016 Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts and Events for you to check out.
Smyrna Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 19, 2016 from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM at Tolleson Park in Smyrna. Join in for a new twist to a beloved holiday tradition.  Children up to age 10 years are encouraged to bring a flashlight and Easter basket to the hunt.  Advanced Registration $5 per family / $10 per family at the gate. … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon March 20, 2016 - 03/06/16 10:13 PM
The 2016 Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon returns on March 20, 2016, marking its 10th year. Prices for the 2016 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon increase NEXT TUESDAY! Save $10 and register by 11:59pm on March 7th.
The event has become a tradition in the Southeast and has a strong heritage as a world-class event. With just a few years under its belt as an established road race in Atlanta, the Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon is already one of the biggest running events of its kind anywhere in the state. Each year’s race brings out roughly 16,000 runners … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Top 2016 Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts and events - 03/06/16 10:08 PM

We’re back to update you on even more 2016 Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts and events. Easter is always great family events, so here are some more 2016 Atlanta Easter Egg Hunts and Events for you to check out.
Smyrna Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 19, 2016 from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM at Tolleson Park in Smyrna. Join in for a new twist to a beloved holiday tradition.  Children up to age 10 years are encouraged to bring a flashlight and Easter basket to the hunt.  Advanced Registration $5 per family / $10 per family at the gate. … (2 comments)

atlanta events: Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest March 19, 2016 - 03/06/16 10:03 PM

Back for the sixth year in a row, the 2016 Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest is returning to Suwanee Town Center Park on March 19th, 2016. And this time your pleas have been heard! Shorter lines overall, you said. More bathrooms, more beer variety, less crowds, more fun! They’ve got you covered!
Thousands of people will swarm Suwanee Town Center Park to drink their share of over 300 craft beers from breweries all over America while decked out in their most outrageous St. Paddy’s gear. This award-winning festival in Suwanee has earned the reputation of being one of the biggest and … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Get Your Cameras Ready for these Atlanta Easter Events - 03/05/16 04:17 AM

With Easter right around the corner, it’s time to start planning for the little ones. These are always great family events, the ones for your digital photo album of memories. Here are some great upcoming Atlanta Easter events.
Egg Hunt on the Farm at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead on Monday, March 14, 2016 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Toddlers and preschoolers celebrate springtime on the farm during their annual egg hunt. Join the search for colorful eggs hidden throughout Smith Family Farm to win prizes. Participate in fun and games like the peep toss, doing the bunny hop, and creating spring … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Spring Atlanta Home Show - 03/03/16 04:50 PM

The 38th annual Spring Atlanta Home Show at Cobb Galleria right around the corner. The largest Home Show in Georgia! Hundreds of participating companies! For THREE days only this March 18-20, 2016, the Cobb Galleria transforms into a one-stop-shop for all your home improvement needs! For 38 years the Spring Atlanta Home Show has been improving home lifestyles and adding value to your largest single investment, your home. This is the perfect three day event to get you closer than ever to making your dream home a reality.
Take advantage of one-stop comparison shopping for everything for your home, inside and out … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Don't Miss out on Atlanta Filmapalooza - 03/03/16 03:59 PM

The 2016 Atlanta Filmapalooza will bring together 48 hour filmmakers from around the world for a crazy exciting weekend of screenings, parties, networking and fun. Atlanta is called the “Hollywood of the South”, and this year it will host winning 48 Hour Film Project filmmakers from around the world as we celebrate the Best Films of 2015.
Join Wednesday, March 2nd through the final ceremonies the evening of Saturday, March 5th to enjoy all that Atlanta has to offer!! You’ll have the time of your life!!
2016 Atlanta Filmapalooza will be packed with screenings featuring city winning films from all of our 2015 … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 1st Annual MacFestivus & 1/2 k Road Race in Roswell - 03/03/16 03:51 PM

Here’s a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Roswell. Join in on Saturday, March 12th for our 1st Annual MacFestivus & 1/2 k Road Race around Heart of Roswell Park! A section of Canton Street will be closed off for food & beer trucks, family-friendly activities, Irish dancers & more! Plus, we have a full schedule of live bands across the street in the park! Bring all your friends & family and help us kick off St. Paddy’s Day the right way!
• Live Bands & Bagpipes
• Irish Dancers
• Beer Truck
• Friends, family, food & fun!
ShamRock in … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 134th Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade - 03/02/16 07:06 PM

It’s one of Atlanta’s oldest and best traditions. The Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade, dating back to 1858, is in its 134th year.
Participation in the parade is not just an “Irish thing”. The parade attracts individuals and groups from around the city and the South including clowns, floats, bands, Bagpipe & Drum Corps, children, dancers, drill teams, and more. All groups are encouraged to participate as long as their unit is appropriate for a “family” event. The emphasis is on children and families in celebration of all of Atlanta’s diverse backgrounds on a day when “everybody is Irish.”
The Atlanta St. … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Check out Woodstock Downtown Restaurant Week - 03/02/16 03:47 PM

 
Looking for something yummy? Main Street Woodstock is pleased to announce the return of the semi-annual Downtown Restaurant Week from March 13-20, 2016. Enjoy a week of specials at your favorite downtown eateries, food shops and special events throughout to celebrate the unique food we have to offer right here in your city! Try something new at your favorite place or try a place you have never tried before but always wanted to. Each participating restaurant in Woodstock will offer a special prix fixe menu and food stores will be offering discounts during the week.
Kick-off Party at PURE Taqueria
Thursday March 10th
6-10 PM
Celebrate … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Inaugural ATL Airport District Restaurant Week - 03/02/16 12:26 AM

Don’t miss out on the inaugural ATL Airport District Restaurant Week!  This event was formerly known as College Park Restaurant Week. Throughout the nine-day culinary event, ATL Airport District will offer a glimpse of the variety of talented chefs, alluring restaurants and one-of-a-kind attractions that the cities of College Park and East Point have to offer.
During the District’s Restaurant Week, both locals and visitors can enjoy signature $9, $19 or $29 prix fixe menus and fantastic discounts from the delicious and diverse restaurants in College Park and East Point.
Join us March 12-20, and get to know some of College Park & … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Third annual Uncorked & Untapped Atlanta - 03/02/16 12:23 AM

Join the fun on Friday, March 11, 2016 for the third annual Uncorked & Untapped Atlanta at the Georgia Freight Depot! This is a super cool event in a fun environment. If you haven’t been to the Georgia Freight Depot before, then this is the perfect excuse. The Georgia Freight Depot is located at 65 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Atlanta, GA 30312 in Downtown Atlanta.
The Georgia Railroad Freight Depot was completed in April of 1869 and is one of the oldest buildings in downtown Atlanta. The building served as the main freight depot for the Georgia Railroad and was … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Touch-A-Truck in Kennesaw on March 12th - 03/02/16 12:17 AM

Touch-a-Truck is returning to Kennesaw on March 12, 2016 from 10 am – 2 pm.  This is a RAIN or SHINE event.
Get up-close and personal with dozens of larger-than-life trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles. Meet vehicle owners and operators and have a blast watching your kids touch, climb on and interact with this awesome exhibition of transportation. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Kennesaw Touch-a-Truck is an exciting and educational annual community event hosted by the City of Kennesaw’s Parks & Recreation, Public Works and Police Departments. If you or … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Fifth Annual Tucker Chili Cook Off - 03/02/16 12:13 AM

The Old Town Tucker Merchants Association (OTTMA) and The Local No. 7 host the fifth annual Tucker Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 12th, 2016. The event will be held from 1:00 – 6:00 PM with all of the festivities taking place on Main Street in Tucker.
This is a great opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate our newly renovated downtown area and check out some of the new businesses, as well as raise money for Day League.
Your $5 entry gets you access to taste all the chili prepared by event contestants and gives you one vote to help award the … (2 comments)

 
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