Fat Tuesday Party 2014

fat tuesdayThis Fat Tuesday celebrate like you are in New Orleans with Cook Hall’s Fat Tuesday Party! An all-day party hosted by Cook Hall in the W Hotel Buckhead, located at 3377 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA.

In honor of the Mardi Gras holiday, Cook Hall will be taken over by everything New Orleans. Chef David will be cooking traditional Cajun favorites including braised chicken and crawfish gumbo, mini shrimp po-boys, and of course Mini King Cupcakes and Beignets! The beer taps will be flowing with the New Orleans brewery Abita’s beer. Starting at 6pm treat your ears to the sounds of the seven piece New Orleans Band Sweet Deat & The Revivalists. Continue reading “Fat Tuesday Party 2014” »

AMUSE’UM 2014

Amuse'umThe 11th annual “AMUSE’UM” benefit will take place Saturday, February 22nd from 7pm-11pm. The fundraiser event takes place at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta located at 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW in downtown Atlanta, near Centennial Olympic Park.

The Children’s Museum will be celebrating its 11th birthday with its 11th annual fundraiser. This years’ adult-only fundraiser is themed AMUSE’UM – Hop…Skip…Jump Around the World. The Museum will be transferred into a cultural mecca featuring internationally inspired cocktails and cuisine. Guests will experience a whimsical night of global fun with live music, dancing, auctions and festivities. Continue reading “AMUSE’UM 2014” »

Decatur Old House Fair

Decatur Old HOuse FairThe 6th annual Decatur Old House Fair will be held Saturday, February 8th from 9am to 4pm. This event will be held at the Marriott Courtyard Decatur Hotel and Conference Center located at 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, and is hosted by the City of Decatur and the Georgia Historic Preservation Division.

The Decatur Old House Fair is the only home-show in the Southeast dedicated entirely to older homes. Designed as a day for homeowners to discover new ideas, materials and techniques for rehabilitating, furnishing, and maintaining their homes. If you own an older house, are thinking of undertaking a restoration project, or just like older homes, this is the place to be. Continue reading “Decatur Old House Fair” »

Battle of the Bands 2014

Battle of the BandsThe 12th annual Battle of the Bands is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2013. The event takes place at the Georgia Dome located in downtown Atlanta. The doors open at 2:00 pm and the show starts at 3:00 pm.

This invitational showcase is open to the general public and it was created to celebrate, support, and recognize the excellence in various marching bands across the country. Several marching bands have competed in a tour over the last few months, and the top 8 marching bands will perform in this final showcase. Guests will enjoy the live music, and the excitement and entertainment that each of the marching bands bring to the competition. Continue reading “Battle of the Bands 2014” »

Martinis and IMAX

Martinis and IMAXSwitch up your Friday nights and head to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History for Martinis and IMAX this November 8th and November 22nd from 6:30 till 11pm. Who said a trip to the museum shouldn’t be a social event?

Join your friends or meet new ones while enjoying signature cocktails, tasty small plates prepared to order, and top it off with a movie on the biggest screen in town! Along with its’ regular, full drink menu, Fernbank is currently featuring a guest mixologist series. Try one of their creative concoctions or stick to the classics, there is something for everyone. Continue reading “Martinis and IMAX” »

Kids II Strong Legs Run

Kids II Strong Legs RunThe 29th annual Kids II Strong Legs Run is on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  The event takes place at Turner Field located at 755 Hank Aaron Dr SW in downtown Atlanta.  The 10k begins at 8:00 am and the other races will follow.

This Atlanta tradition is a race that raises funds for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  In it’s 29th year, the races include something for everyone!  There’s a 10k, a 5k, a 2k Fun Run, a Mascot Trot, and a Stroller Roll. The family-friendly event will have competitors of all levels and abilities, and there will be a post-race festival filled with Continue reading “Kids II Strong Legs Run” »

Atlanta Gallery Week

atlanta gallery week 2This week marks the first ever Atlanta Gallery Week! 17 galleries all across town have banded together to provide exhibitions, temporary installations and performances on each evening of this week-long event. From October 1st through October 6th some of the most established galleries and some just emerging galleries will participate.

All galleries and events for Atlanta Gallery Week are free and everyone is welcome. Most gallery owners love to talk about their passion for an artist’s work, so don’t be shy about asking questions. 

Each night will focus on a different neighborhood and the galleries present in that part of town, encouraging art aficionados and welcoming new visitors to experience all that Atlanta’s art scene has to offer. Continue reading “Atlanta Gallery Week” »

Hearts and Hands Gala

hearts and handsThe 5th annual Hearts and Hands Gala is Sunday, October 5th at the Georgia Aquarium. The Reception starts at 6:30pm and Dinner is at 7:30pm. The Gala will raise money for the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC).

The Gala hosted by WSB-TV’s David Chandley, will feature a black-tie seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and a performance by triple-threat Broadway star Megan Hilty. In an effort to add to the evening’s fundraising, the auctions will include prizes such as fine dining experiences, travel and entertainment packages.

For the past 4 years, the sold-out event has raised over $1 million in net proceeds for the Atlanta Ronald Continue reading “Hearts and Hands Gala” »

The Color Run

color runThe Color Run is coming to Atlanta Saturday, September 28th at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The starting window is from 9am to 10am with waves of runners going every few minutes. But you are encouraged to show up early for the “pre-race party”!

The Color Run, also known as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet”, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life.

The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe with different color paint at each kilometer. There are only two rules; first, wear white at the starting line, second, finish plastered in color. Continue reading “The Color Run” »

Garden Of Eden Ball

Gardens 2The Atlanta Botanical Garden’s annual Garden of Eden Ball will take place Saturday, September 28th at 6:30pm. This year they have announced the one and only Garden of Eden Ball: Circus, in town for one night only, do not miss out on what’s sure to be a spectacular evening!

What is being called a “three-ring extravaganza”, the night will begin with electrifying circus performers in Howell Fountian Plaza as guests enjoy cocktails and carnival-themed hors d’oeuvres. Next, they will move to the Big Top Tent on the Great Lawn for a stellar three-course seated dinner. The final ring will feature live performances of upbeat and irresistible music sure to get everyone grooving. Continue reading “Garden Of Eden Ball” »