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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Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens

The Druid Hills Civic Association announces the 2017 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Makers Market! The premiere tour of homes and gardens celebrates the evolution of the architecture and design of the Druid Hills neighborhood in Atlanta.

TOUR DATES
April 21st – 23rd, 2017

TOUR HOURS
Friday | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Saturday & Sunday |  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Focused on preserving and extending the vision of noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens will celebrate its 49th year with six elegant homes that feature renovation, restoration, and the work of master gardeners:

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2017 Guide to Atlanta Summer Camps & Private School Activities

It’s Summer Camp time! We’ve put together a list of Summer Camps and Private school activities for children of all ages.
 
If you are looking for an enriching, fun program for your child to enjoy this Summer, registration across several locations has already begun.
 
We’ve compiled a list for private schools, camps, and churches for you and your family to explore this Summer. From art to sports, SAT preparation to nature, we have you – and your campers – covered!

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Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon

12645172_10153448013278505_8631167815985552033_nThe Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon returns to celebrate its 11th running of the Atlanta tradition!

WHEN
Sunday | March 19th, 20177:00 a.m.

WHERE
Centennial Olympic Park

Beginning and ending at Centennial Olympic Park, both the marathon and half marathon begin promptly at 7:00 am.

Approximately 18,000 runners will participate in this year’s races!  The route takes runners through some of the most notable areas of Atlanta, including spectacular skyline views and historic locations. The full marathon continues from Downtown through Midtown, Little Five Points, Decatur, Druid Hills, and the Virginia Highlands.

In addition to the Pace Team, several bands will also be performing throughout the course to help runners keep motivated and reach their goals!

Following the race, Marathon and Half Marathon awards will be given across various age and gender groups. All participants are encouraged to take MARTA on race morning to avoid traffic delays due to race related street closures.

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Tickets are now available for the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival!

WHEN
January 24th – February 15th, 2017

WHERE
Films will be screened across seven venues throughout Metro Atlanta

  • ITP: UA Tara Cinemas, Regal Atlantic Station, the Woodruff Arts Center (including Closing Night in beautiful Symphony Hall).
  • OTP: Regal Perimeter Pointe, Lefont Theater, GTC Merchants Walk, and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

This year’s festival features a record number of 202 screenings, showing 75 films from 24 countries. Throughout the 23-day festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!

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Indoor Winter Happenings Around Atlanta

When it’s just too cold to experience Outdoor Winter Fun Around Atlanta, you and your family can still experience all the fun the city has to offer!

We’ve put a list together of activities around the city you are sure to enjoy while keeping warm throughout the start of 2017.

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Callanwolde Arts Festival

The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is proud to announce the return of the 4th annual Callanwolde Arts Festival!

TIMES
January 20th – 22nd, 2017

  • Friday | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (VIP Reception)
  • Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE
Callanwolde Arts Center
980 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta | 30306

The two-day indoor event is a festival for Artists by Artists, making it a premier partnership of art in the area. Over 80 of the finest local and regional artists will feature their work across sculpture, painting, photography, metalwork, glass blowing, jewelry, and more!

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Top Outdoor Winter Happenings Around Atlanta

The temperatures throughout Atlanta may be dropping, but there is still plenty of opportunity for outdoor fun!

We’ve put a list together of Outdoor Winter Fun Activities for you and your family to enjoy some fresh air while getting the most out of the city this Winter.

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Bring One for the Chipper

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?” Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees. The mulch created from the recycled trees has been used for playgrounds, local government beautification projects, and individual yards.

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St. Pius X Holiday Marketplace

The Mothers’ Club of St. Pius X Catholic High School is pleased to present the 22nd annual Holiday Marketplace! 

WHEN
Saturday | November 19th, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

WHERE
St. Pius X Catholic High School
2674 Johnson Road, NE | Atlanta | 30345-1799

ADMISSION
$3

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