CREATE ATL Free family Festival

Celebrate Summer with the whole family at the CREATE ATL Free Family Festival!

When

Sunday | June 11th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where

Woodruff Arts Center

Throughout the afternoon, parents and children are invited to experience educational and artistic programming for free. Come out for a swashbuckling afternoon of songs from “Plundering Pirates of Symphony Hall” presented by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra!

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Sandy Springs Lantern Parade: Take it to the River!

Back by popular demand, the Sandy Springs Lantern Parade invites you to “take it to the river!”

When

Saturday | June 10th, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Parade Steps Off at 9:00 p.m.

Where

Steel Canyon Golf Club
460 Morgan Falls Rd | Sandy Springs, GA 30350

With colorful lanterns lighting the way, the parade begins at Steel Canyon Golf Club and courses through Morgan Falls Overlook Park. The illuminated parade is a creative community collaboration, and your participation is what makes it magical!

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Friday Jazz at The High Museum of Art

Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Artfor an evening with vocalist, Faith Carmichael. Live jazz performances will be featured in the atrium of the High Museum of Art every third Friday – always with a great lineup!

When

June 16th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Creating a unique sound, Carmichael blends jazz, soul, and folk for a powerful sound. Charmichael currently performs in the Faith Carmichael Quartet, featuring the sounds of piano, bass, and guitar. The Quartet leaves its audience captivated with jazz, funk, and soul melodies.

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Member Preview Evening | High Museum of Art

High Museum members are invited to enjoy an exclusive early preview of Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation at a special Member Preview Evening.

When

Thursday | June 1st, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Top 18 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From new flavors all over town to two iconic Home Tours, we have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, May 18th – Sunday, May 21st, 2017.

With 18 unique events all over town, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to take in all the beauty of the city with our list of the Top 18 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

This weekend offers an exciting variety of springtime fun from several food and beer festivals to art, flavor, music, and design. Explore a new neighborhood – or even explore new art and flavor within your own! Whatever you decide, Atlanta has enough excitement to feel like an exciting oasis right at home.

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Come out for an evening of art-making, music, and live performances during First Fridays at High Museum of Art! Get mod with June’s theme: Warhol Factory Party.

WHEN
Friday | June 2nd, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Free with Museum Admission

Get mod with June’s theme: Warhol Factory Party. June’s First Friday invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable!

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Roswell Lavender Festival

 

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The Roswell Lavender Festival enters its 7th year in celebration of All Things Lavender!

When

Saturday | June 10th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Barrington Hall
535 Barrington Drive
Roswell, GA 30075

Hosting the perfect scenery, Barrington Hall is a Greek Revival-style mansion radiating historic charm. The festival is a treat for the senses with classes and demonstrations in the carriage house, lavender food samples on the porch, and arts and crafts to explore!

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MA! Atlanta Design Festival

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MA! Atlanta Design Festival devotes two weeks valuing design’s impact across economic, cultural, policy and social means — bringing the best ideas in international design to the United States.

When

June 2nd – 11th, 2017

Returning for its 11th year, Atlanta Design festival is the new name for Design is Human Atlanta – organized by MA! Design is Human.

From this year’s featured project to Tour details, explore all the highlights:

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Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

The 18th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will fill the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

When

June 3rd – 4th, 2017
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd | Roswell, GA 30075

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Virginia Highland Summerfest

Summertime is nearing, and it’s time to celebrate with the annual Virginia Highland Summerfest! The beloved family festival extends through the Virginia Highlands, filling every foot with something to see.

When

June 3rd – 4th, 2017
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Summerfest is located on scenic and historic Virginia Avenue between North Highland Avenue and Park Drive. The 5K race begins at the eastern end of the festival just one block east of the intersection of Virginia and North Highland.

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