AJC Decatur Book Festival

dbf-logoThe 12th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival returns as the country’s largest independent book festival this Labor Day weekend!

When

September 1st – 3rd, 2017
Friday | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Decatur Square
101 E Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030

The AJC Book Festival not only has everything you’ll find at other book festivals, it has much more! Check out some of the highlights:

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Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

If you love food, art, or music (or all of the above!), this weekend is for you! Celebrate the heart of Summer in the city with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, August 10th – Sunday, August 13th, 2017.

From after-hours museum exhibits to delicious community festivals, there’s something for all ages this weekend. Explore the best of the Atlanta’s BBQ, catch a movie with the family, and enjoy some leisurely sips in the Gardens. You can even get in touch with your inner musician with a number of performances all around the city.

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Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Birthday Bash. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related! 

When

Saturday | August 19th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Fernbank After Dark

Fernbank After Dark offers exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Activities and science themes will change each month. Don’t miss the following highlights with August’s Ecology + Mixology!

WHEN
Friday | August 11th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Continues Second Friday of Every Month

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Top 10 Fathers Day Happenings Around Atlanta

June is just around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate Dad! From Thursday through Sunday, we have you covered with a jam-packed weekend of the Top 10 Father’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta: June 15th – 18th, 2017.

While you can always treat Dad to brunch for Father’s Day, or even enjoy special admission prices for family fun, why stop there? From craft beer tastings to live music, exciting cars, and even a chance to give back – the Dad in your life is sure to feel appreciated this holiday with so many unique ways to celebrate!

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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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