Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From brews to butterflies, we have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 25th, 2017.

Come rain or shine, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to take in all the beauty of the city with our list of Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

This weekend offers iconic Atlanta festivals, new flavor, interactive events, and so much more! Explore the eclectic design of Atlanta’s own neighborhoods – or even kick back for a relaxing outdoor experience close to home!

With 12 unique happenings around town this weekend, Atlanta has everything for the perfect weekend right outside your doorstep.

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Taste the Vine at Farm Chastain

The 1st Annual Taste the Vine at Farm Chastain celebrates the provisions of local winemakers, distillers, chefs, brew masters, and distributors. With delicious food from Savi Provisions and over 50 different selections of wine & beer, don’t miss the inaugural fundraiser!

When

Saturday | June 24th, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where

Farm Chastain
4001 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

Tickets

$40 Individual | $75 Couple

Come out for a beautiful Saturday filled with wine, beer, and sun – all against the backdrop of a beautiful farm right in the heart of Chastain Park!

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WonderNight

WonderRoot is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year with an artfully unique soirée at WonderNight 2017! Held at the one-and-only Fabulous Fox Theater, the immersive sensory experience joins guests for an evening of art, performance, food, drink, and fun.

When

July 14th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where

Fox Theater – Egyptian Ballroom
660 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Over 350 of Atlanta’s culturally curious, art enthusiasts, and civic leaders are expected at the event. While enjoying a seated dinner by Affairs to Remember, attendees will be treated to unexpected creative episodes, silent and live auctions, and highlights of WonderRoot’s acclaimed programs. WonderRoot proudly presents Nena Griffith as this year’s honorary chair.

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Stand Up for the Hooch

High Country Outfitters proudly presents the 6th Annual Stand Up for the Hooch!

When

Sunday | June 25th, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Race Location

Morgan Falls Park
Morgan Falls Road
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350

Race Party Location

High Country Outfitters
3906 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

There will be two separate courses at this year’s race: a 2-mile and 6-mile course. All ages and abilities are welcome to paddle the famous Chattahoochee River, and there will even be a free kids’ race (ages 6-12 years). Participants will receive a race t-shirt, lunch ticket, and access to SweetWater Beverages at the after party!

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Summer Solstice Soiree at Avalon

Celebrate the longest days of summer for a great cause at the Summer Solstice Soiree benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta!

When

Saturday | June 17th, 2017
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Where

The Plaza at Avalon
2200 Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Dress to impress in your in summer white attire as you sample bites from Avalon’s esteemed chefs, sip on summer cocktails, dance to live music by 120 East, and enjoy an amazing live auction.

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Rock the Cure

Rock the Cure returns for an 11th unforgettable year, featuring Georgia’s best live music, local brews, raffle prizes, and delicious food!

When

June 10th, 2017
7:30 p.m. | VIP Entry 6:30 p.m.

Where

SweetWater Brewery
195 Ottley Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Entertainment will include headliner, The Journey Tribute Band and a VIP performance by John Thrasher.

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13 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 14th, 2017.

We’ve compiled a list of the best ways to treat Mom this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Party for the Paws

Puppy Haven proudly presents the return of Party for the Paws! The annual fundraiser helps raise money for local rescues in hopes of helping dogs find a forever home – So come celebrate for a great cause!

When

Saturday · May 6th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where

Puppy Haven Brookhaven
2740 Caldwell Road Northeast | Atlanta, GA 30319

There will be live music, vendors, food trucks, a raffle, a silent auction, dog pools, and much more! All ages and guests are welcome.

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Doggies on the Catwalk

Doggies on the Catwalk is the best doggone event of the season! All for a great cause, Fashionado presents an unforgettable evening of fashion, cocktails, bites, and four-legged friends.

WHEN
Saturday · May 6th, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.

WHERE
The Shops Buckhead Atlanta
3035 Peachtree Rd NW | Atlanta, GA 30305

The 10th annual event features Atlanta’s most notable personalities donning the latest trends with loving pups in tow. Expected attendance is 500+ guests with news media maven Monica Pearson to emcee the event.

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500 Songs For Kids

500 Songs For Kids features hundreds of bands and solo artists performing 500 songs over 12 nights! This year, the annual event will celebrate the 500 Greatest Feel-Good Songs of All Time.

WHEN
April 28th – 29th, 2017

WHERE
Smith’s Olde Bar

TICKETS
Pay what you want! That’s right, you can pay what you want at each show and the Foundation appreciates your contribution.

Yearly lineups have included all-star performances from Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Alchemy, Arrested Development, Butch Walker, Edwin McCain, and so many more!

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