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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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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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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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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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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Brookwood Hills Home Tour

The Brookwood Hills Home Tour gives guests an exclusive glimpse inside several inspiring homes within the historic Brookhaven neighborhood! A signature fundraiser for the Brookwood Hills Friends, the bi-annual tour celebrates the 2017 theme, “Tradition Meets Today.”

WHEN
Saturday | April 22nd, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION
Brookwood Hills Neighborhood
Parkdale Way NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

While walking under a gorgeous tree canopy in full bloom, guests will explore architecturally diverse and exceptionally historic homes designed by highly acclaimed architects Stan Dixon, Keith Summerour, and Norman Askins. Through the tour, attendees will walk away with an appreciation for modern families living in historic Atlanta homes!

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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Spring is only a few days away, which means Easter is just around the corner! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2017 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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Rescue Dog Olympics

Come out for a romping fun Field Day to celebrate your rescue dog at the Rescue Dog Olympics!

WHEN
March 25th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE
Brook Run Park
4770 N Peachtree Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Celebrating rescue dogs and their forever families, the festival features live music, a beer garden, Olympic Games, and an afternoon of fun with your four-legged companions!

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Cheers for Charity

Cheers for Charity welcomes you to the 3rd annual wine tasting event! Enjoy an afternoon where the champagne riddler will be full of great bottles, food will be served, and wine will be flowing – all benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Dekalb County!

WHEN
Sunday | March 26th, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE
Jefe’s Tacos & Tequila
705 Town Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

While celebrating great wine and community fun, highlights include: delicious local bites, raffles, a blind wine pull, and silent auctions!

Along with an afternoon of great fun, all attendees will now also receive a souvenir aerator.

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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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