3rd Annual Atlanta World Kite Festival & Expo

kitesGo fly a kite… At the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo! The event takes place in the meadow at Piedmont Park on Saturday, October 25th from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The free festival is a family-fun event for all ages that encourages and promotes an active healthy family lifestyle.

With live performances, flash mobs, and kite flying demonstrations, there will be entertainment everyone will be sure to love! Guests will be treated to performances by the world-renowned classical Chinese dance and music show, Shen Yun 2015. Additional live entertainment will be provided by the Atlanta Braves BAT Team, SenoritAwesome, the InStep Step Team, and more!

Festival-goers will be able to shop among art and kites available for purchase, participate in the kite making contest, and tap into their inner artists with arts and crafts. A special Kids Fun Zone will be available for children to play, get their faces painted, and enjoy unique Fall activities. A variety of food will be available from local vendors and food trucks throughout the festival, offering all of your family’s festival favorites.

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2014 Chastain Park Arts Festival

chastainChastain Park celebrates its sixth annual Arts Festival on November 1st through November 2nd along Park Drive in Buckhead Atlanta. The hours of the festival run from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Remember to keep daylight savings in mind and turn your clocks back one hour so you don’t miss out on a moment of the festivities!

The two-day festival hosts over 185 fine artists and artisans exhibiting their work as they transform Chastain Park into an outdoor gallery experience. Art will be showcased across a variety of styles, including: paintings, photography, sculptures, leather and metal crafts, hand-blown glass, jewelry, and more! Local musicians will also provide entertaining and relaxing live acoustic music as guests browse through the Artists’ Market.

In addition to live entertainment, guests can enjoy interactive activities, a special children’s areas, and live artist demonstrations. The children’s zone will feature a variety of hands-on activities and entertainment for even the youngest art lover, so the festival is sure to provide fun for the whole family! Food trucks and local vendors will be offering a selection of your favorite festival foods and treats. For attendees 21 and over, wine and beer selections will be available; and as always, the festival offers a variety of non-alcoholic refreshments ranging from coffee beverages to fresh-squeezed lemonade and sweet tea.

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2014 Fall Festival on Ponce

fallfestivalThe Fall Festival on Ponce returns to the historical Olmsted Linear Park located at 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave in Atlanta. The hours of the festival are from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18th and from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 19th. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

The annual arts and crafts festival features displays of fine arts and crafts, folk art, and “outsider art” from over 125 of the best regional and national artists. Designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr., the park’s landscape provides a picturesque backdrop to such an artistic festival. An incredible variety of works will be showcased by the festival’s artists, including: pottery, jewelry, fine art and paintings, woodwork, glassware, metal, fiber, and photography prints among other handmade items, fine vintage pieces, and baked goods.

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Inaugural Andrews Moonshine Festival

moonshineThe Andrews Entertainment District is celebrating one of the South’s most distinctive past-times at the Andrews Moonshine Festival this Fall. Buckhead’s first moonshine festival takes place on Saturday, October 18th at 2:00 p.m. and will feature over 50 varieties of moonshine ranging from apple pie to peppermint and prohibition tea flavors.

Guests can participate in four interactive tasting seminars and enjoy special appearances from guestings including NASCAR Champion Bill Elliott, who will be showcasing his very own White Lightening from his Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery. Live music will provide the perfect backdrop to the unlimited tasting event with the sounds of country from the Gary Ray Trio. The Troy & Sons Distillery classic Ford F135 moonshine truck and Bill Elliott’s Dawsonville Moonshine Stock Car will both be on exhibit at the festival.

General admission is available for $15 per ticket and includes: tastings of over 50 national and local varieties of moonshine, live music and entertainment, unlimited access to the Water, Sweet Tea & Lemonade Station, and a complimentary Andrews Moonshine Festival Tasting Book. VIP tickets are also available for $30 each and include: an exclusive early VIP reception from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., a Meet-and-Greet with the distillers and special guests, admission to your choice of four different seminars, and a complimentary Andrews Moonshine Festival tasting book, Midnight Moon mason jar shot glass, and gift bag. VIP guests will also be invited to participate in craft beer, wine, and bourbon tastings.

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Norcross Art Fest 2014

1238869_663281343684070_1057390294_nThe ever-loved Norcross Art Fest returns to Historic Downtown Norcross for its 11th year! The two-day festival will take place on Saturday, October 11th from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 12th from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Artisans from across the country join together to exhibit their most unique and beautiful works of art at the festival’s Artists Market. Artists will set up booths to showcase their handmade crafts of clay, folk art, glass, jewelry, fiber, mixed media, paintings, metal, photography and wood. As festival-goers enjoy the variety of whimsical art, they will be entertained with live blues, jazz, and oldies hits on the stage in Thrasher’s Park. In addition to live entertainment, attendees can enjoy a delicious stop at Food Row for festival favorites.

The Kids’ Zone will keep festival-goers of all ages smiling! Filled with activities, children can participate in creating their own artful masterpieces, sand art, and playground decoration. Inflatables, slides, rides, and the popular “kiddie” train fill Thrasher’s Park with excitement and endless fun. Stop by one of the face-painting booths for a special makeover. The sky (and the imagination) are the limit in the Kids’ Zone!

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42nd Annual Dunwoody Home Tour

homeSave the date for the 42nd Annual Dunwoody Home Tour! The tour will be hosted by the Dunwoody Women’s Group on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Five remarkable homes will be featured on the tour, showcasing a variety of lifestyles and decor throughout the day. Guests may begin their tours at any of this year’s five homes, which will include: “Serenity,” a beautiful Californian-style hilltop estate home, a traditional home modeled in Cape Cod style, a Gentleman’s “Smart Home” which has been full computerized with state-of-the-art equipment, a window-filled home modeled to accommodate active families, and a gorgeous Sterling of Dunwoody condominium. All of the volunteers from the Dunwoody Women’s Group will be available to provide knowledgeable answers about each participating home as they guide the tour.  

The annual event is known to evoke creativity among the tour guests year after year. Between the unique interiors, the picturesque neighborhood of Dunwoody, and the history of the homes, you are sure to step away with some fresh inspiration!

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“Live in the Park” at Blackburn Park

brookhavenResidents of Brookhaven are invited to enjoy “Live in the Park,” a free concert at Blackburn Park presented by the Brookhaven Office of Tourism. The concert takes place from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 19th and is open to attendees of all ages!

Four musical acts will perform throughout the day, opening with Mr. Greggy to entertain and amuse the children in the crowd. Following the opening acts, live performances will be featured by: Nathan Shepard, a north-Georgian singer/ guitarist whose inspiration comes from the era of seventies pop and folk music; and Housebroken, Atlanta’s own band performing Power Rock Classics. The headlining band is Journey Resurrection, a Journey tribute act from Nashville, Tennessee. Come dance and sing along to Billboard top favorites such as “Only the Young” and “Don’t Stop Believin'” as you enjoy the park’s crisp Autumn weather!

The festival will feature delicious BBQ, a variety of food offerings, cool beverages, and a fun-filled Kids’ Zone to entertain the entire family. Football fans will also be able to catch the big game as the Big Screen will show the Falcons take on Ravens in Baltimore.

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700 Park Regency Place NE, Unit 1903, Atlanta, GA 30326

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Simply Stunning! 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath luxury condominium in Park Regency in Buckhead. Over $150,000 in renovations! See city lights from every room! 

Incredible open floorplan features great room with dining room which opens to gourmet kitchen. Gorgeous high-end tile with the look of wide plank reclaimed hardwoods. Kitchen has Silestone/Quartz countertops with breakfast bar and stainless Thermador appliances including cooktop, oven, dishwasher, microwave and SubZero Continue Reading »

Buckhead Atlanta Has Officially Opened!

buckheadFollowing its grand opening on Thursday, Buckhead Atlanta is officially open for business! The multi-billion dollar project has been under development for the past decade and will continue to evolve as the city of Atlanta grows.

Already attracting out-of-town guests to the high-end cluster of hotels in the area, Buckhead will now have the allure of shopping, dining, and entertainment to match. Over 35 luxury retailers and restaurants are projected to call Buckhead “home,” opening over the next few weeks through 2015.

Buckhead Atlanta is built over 8 acres, now extending across 6 blocks at the intersection of Peachtree and East Paces Ferry Road. Formerly home to a strand of bars and nightclubs, the area will now change the face of street life in Buckhead with a variety of pedestrian-friendly shopping and entertainment. The development will also feature high-rise condominiums and offices in addition to its new cafes, restaurants, shops, and more – making Buckhead the perfect one-stop destination for a day on the town!

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Flapjacks and All That Jazz!

flapjacksAtlanta’s first and only food truck park is hosting Flapjacks & All That Jazz: An Upscale Brunching Bonanza on Sunday, October 12th at Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market, located off Howell Mill in Midtown. Celebrating the art of brunch in a Atlanta’s own unique way, an al fresco brunch will be presented from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by Atlanta’s favorite food trucks with the sophistication of a fine sit-down restaurant.

Live jazz performances will be featured from the Fifth Connection throughout the morning for entertainment as you kick back with your complimentary mimosa or bloody mary and prepare to enjoy the morning! Alongside full access to the event’s juice and coffee stations, you will be able to pick an entree to enjoy from any participating food truck – only instead of picking your food up, it will be served to you by the event’s wait staff. The best food trucks in Atlanta will be serving up their finest fare with an incredible selection of signature brunch dishes for the event. Whether you prefer peanut butter french toast from Highland Bakery, fresh-baked quiche from Spiedie Zone, or creamy cheese grits topped with signature savory pulled pork from Sweet Auburn BBQ, you are sure to find something special to delight your taste buds!

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