Chastain Park Arts Festival

Considered Metro Atlanta’s top Mother’s Day event, the 7th Annual Chastain Park Arts Festival returns just in time to treat the mother in your life to an early celebration! With over 185 artists, Chastain Park will transform into an outdoor gallery against the backdrop of vibrant Spring colors.

Festival Dates & Times
May 6th – 7th, 2017
Saturday · 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday · 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Chastain Park | 4469 Stella Drive | Atlanta, GA 30327

Named Best Self Magazine’s “Best Local Festival,” the two-day festival is free and open to all ages. Pick out the perfect gift for Mom among unique art from painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers, and more! Fine local and regional artists and artisans will showcase their works along the scenic, tree-lined Park Drive in Chastain Park.

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Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

We have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, April 20th – Sunday, April 23rd, 2017.

It’s sunny skies ahead, and Atlanta is in the spirit all throughout town!

With so many great 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 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

Enjoy tasting flavors from new food trucks, explore a home tour (or two!), find some classic festival fun, and explore new music & art across several venues.

Whether you are looking for some time without the kids – or even some family fun for all ages – this weekend has it all!

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A Night of Broadway Stars

For one special night, Broadway’s best and Covenant house’s brightest join together for A Night of Broadway Stars!

WHEN
Thursday | April 27th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

WHERE
Buckhead Theater

Kick off the evening with a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception before a enjoying the incredible performances of the classic Broadway tunes you know and love. Following the dazzling show, guests will mingle with some of Broadway’s biggest stars during a very sweet dessert reception!

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ATL Burger Week

Creative Loafing is bringing back ATL Burger Week for another year of mouthwatering burgers! Over 50 restaurants across Atlanta will be serving up $5 burgers all week long as they will compete to win your vote for ATL’s Best Burger.

WHEN
Sunday – Saturday | April 23rd – 29th, 2017

In addition to all the beef you can handle throughout the week, the Georgia beef Board will be offering up a KUDU Safari Braai Grill to giveaway, as well as a bunch of awesome rubs from Geogia Based Lane’s BBQ. ATL Burger Week is presented by Georgia Beef Board​, Red Brick Brewing Co.​ and Creative Loafing Atlanta!

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Design ADAC

As VERANDA magazine celebrates its 30th anniversary, DESIGN ADAC returns this Spring to show where style is made!

DATES
Tuesday – Thursday | April 25th – 27th, 2017

LOCATION
ADAC
351 Peachtree Hills Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305

This year’s DESIGN ADAC features the thoughtful processes and personal stories behind designers, manufacturers, editors, products, and VERANDA magazine. The market honors the timelessness of design by honoring the magazine’s iconic editors: Lisa Newsom, Dara Caponigro, and Clinton Smith.

DESIGN ADAC explores the layers of inspiration and artistry woven into the creation of luxury interiors, resulting in the making of distinctive style. The annual event series convenes the brightest and most talented people in the industry.

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Fairy Tale Tea

Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Fairy Tale Tea is an Atlanta tradition for mothers and daughters each year!

WHEN
Sunday | April 23rd, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE
Neiman Marcus
Lenox Square
3393 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326

SUGGESTED ATTIRE
Sunday Best

The Mother-Daughter event includes a seated tea, children’s fashion show by Neiman Marcus, special prizes, and much more. Enjoy a fun bonding activity with your little girl – all while celebrating a huge success for CHOA! Doting from hairstylists and makeup artists will having each girl feeling like a fairy princess.

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, National Park Week is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

WHEN
April 15th-16th, 2017
April 22nd-23rd, 2017

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the National Park Service Centennial this past year.

National Park Week is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to celebrate the start of a second century than to get outdoors?

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Dixie Purvis Solo Show at Anne Irwin Fine Art

Anne Irwin Fine Art is proud present abstract painter, Dixie Taylor Purvis! The solo show will showcase Purvis’ remarkable abstracts, highlighting her bold colors and strong, varied marks.
 
OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, April 21st, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Show runs through May 27th, 2017

Dixie Taylor Purvis is known for her large abstracts – oil on panel. The abstracts are received as raw and open, while simultaneously dense and complex. Her works explode and surprise, moving out from the middle and in from the sides.

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Canine For Kids Fashion Show

Presented by Nieman Marcus, the Canine For Kids Fashion Show returns for its second year!

WHEN
Thursday | April 13th, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE
Neiman Marcus Shoe Salon
Lenox Square
3393 Peachtree Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30326

The event is hosted by Patti Dickey and features a delightful evening to benefit the Canine For Kids program. Guests will enjoy lite bites, bubbly libations, a silent auction, and even a special surprise! Be prepared to have your socks knocked off – and replace them with a phenomenal pair of shoes.

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