Buckhead Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

The inaugural Buckhead Spring Arts and Crafts Festival will be held May 22-23, 2010, at Chastain Park. With over 100 artists displaying their masterpieces, there will be something for everyone! Along with the many different types of art, there will also be live music and food vendors. Organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, LLC, this event will benefit the Chastain Dog Park and Chastain Park Civic Association. For more Continue reading “Buckhead Spring Arts and Crafts Festival” »

Secret Gardens of Dunwoody 2010 Tour

May 14 – 16, 2010 | Dunwoody Nature Center

The 17th annual Secret Gardens of Dunwoody Tour will feature five gardens in the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs neighborhoods. From small to large, you will view beautiful, manicured gardens on this self-guided tour. Start your adventure at the Dunwoody Nature Center located at 5343 Roberts Dr. While at the center, you will also have the opportunity to view an art show. Advance tickets are Continue reading “Secret Gardens of Dunwoody 2010 Tour” »

Take me out to the Ballpark….

Today at Turner Field, the Atlanta Braves kick off the 2010 season. Get ready to eat peanuts and Cracker Jack and do the 7th inning stretch.  Whether you’re going to the home opener or one of the many Braves home games this season, remember to always root, root, root for the home team. To view the 2010 schedule and to purchase tickets, go to The Official Site of the Atlanta Braves. Continue reading “Take me out to the Ballpark….” »

Calling All Pet Lovers!!

Get ready for the 20th Annual Pet Parade May 1st at Piedmont Park! Stroll along a scenic 1.5 mile path to benefit the Atlanta Humane Society’s homeless pets. Don’t have a pet? No worries, participants can walk with or without pets. Other festivities include pet games, contests such as Pet/Owner Look-A-Like and Best Trick, training demonstrations and displays from local rescue organizations. Pledge walk is Continue reading “Calling All Pet Lovers!!” »

2nd Annual Uptown Rhodes Race 5K

On Saturday, May 22, 2010, bring your strollers and well behaved, leashed pooch to Rhodes Hall for an exciting 5K run/walk through historic Ansley Park and Sherwood Forest. Registration is $20 until May 15th and $25 thereafter and can be done online. Proceeds go to The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

Rhodes hall is located at 1516 Peachtree St NW in Atlanta. Parking at Rhodes Hall is limited but a paid parking garage is located at 1545 Peachtree Street. Participants are Continue reading “2nd Annual Uptown Rhodes Race 5K” »

Looking for a pot of gold?

You’ll find everything green in downtown Atlanta this Saturday, March 13th. At 12:00 noon, the 128th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade will kick off at the intersection of Ralph McGill Boulevard and Peachtree Street. The 2010 Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade will have over 200 units, including clowns, floats, bands of every kind, military units, Bagpipe & Drum Corps, Irish dancers, clowns, high tech firefighting equipment, police units, drill teams, dogs, horses, antique cars, dignitaries from Ireland, and our own Government leaders. After a 1.1 mile stretch, Continue reading “Looking for a pot of gold?” »

Mondays in March: Martinis with Matisse

Sip on Grey Goose Martinis while admiring the artwork of Matisse at Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. Tickets are $15 which include two drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door.

Monday, March 8, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Hors d’oeuvres provided by Brookhaven Bistro
Monday, March 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Hors d’oeuvres provided by Two Urban Licks
Monday, March 22, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Hors d’oeuvres provided by French American Brasserie
Monday, March 29, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Hors d’oeuvres provided by Eclipse di Luna

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is located on the campus of Oglethorpe University at

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Farmers’ Market in Sandy Springs?

Have you ever wondered what’s going to happen to the abandoned Target building at the corner of Johnson Ferry and Sandy Springs Circle in Sandy Springs? The City of Sandy Springs purchased the building in 2008. Rumor has it that it would be home to the city’s government offices. Although those plans have not been acted upon, the city does have an idea for the parking lot…a community farmers’ market.

In late January, Mayor Eva Galambos encouraged progress on a proposal to make an open air farmer’s market in the parking lot of the old Target site. “We all have a vision of downtown that serves as a community gathering place,” Councilman Chip Collins from District 3 said. “The demand is there.” Plans would allow for vegetables, fruits, flowers and crafts to be sold on Saturday mornings from March to December. Jeffrey Lang and Andrew Bauman, Sandy Springs residents, would be the developers responsible for the farmers’ market.  Continue reading “Farmers’ Market in Sandy Springs?” »

Last chance to see Leonardo Da Vinci: Hand of the Genius Exhibition

If you haven’t gone to High Museum of Art to see the Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of the Genius exhibition, you better hurry!! Sunday, February 21st is your last chance to see the 50 works including 20 sketches by Leonardo at the High Museum of Art.

“Though Leonardo was only able to create a small number of sculptures and few of them survive, this exhibition will reveal the enormous impact that Leonardo had on the field of sculpture, and how his study of ancient Continue reading “Last chance to see Leonardo Da Vinci: Hand of the Genius Exhibition” »