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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May-retta Daze

Marietta’s annual May-retta Daze returns the first weekend of May to celebrate its 40th year. The two-day festival is fun for all ages, and free to attend!

WHEN
May 7th – 8th, 2017
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE
Historic Marietta Square
Glover Park
50 Park Square
Marietta, GA 30060

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Taste of East Cobb

Taste-of-East-Cobb1Eat, play, and enjoy the tastiest Saturday of the year at the Taste of East Cobb!

WHEN
Saturday | May 6th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
South Parking Lot
955 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30068

The 11th annual celebration returns for a day filled with family fun and tastes from the best local restaurants. Packed with fun and food, the premier outdoor festival is a great community event – and a favorite annual tradition among local residents!

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Taste of Marietta

The 23rd annual Taste of Marietta is the longest-running food festival in Cobb County, and it returns this Spring!

WHEN
April 30th, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE
Historic Marietta square
4 Depot Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Enjoy a day filled with family entertainment and food sampling! The annual festival is a favorite tradition among Cobb County residents as it showcases the area’s top restaurants and caterers each year. Spring serves as the perfect backdrop against the beautiful, scenic festival where guests will sample unique dishes from 75 of Cobb’s best chefs. In addition to food, festival-goers will enjoy Marietta’s history and culture among its unique shops and museums.

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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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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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Spring Atlanta Home Show

The 39th annual Atlanta Home Show returns this Spring as Cobb Galleria transforms for 3 days to serve all your home improvement needs!

WHEN
March 24th – 26th, 2017

WHERE
Cobb Galleria Center
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

SHOW HOURS

  • Friday · March 24th  | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday · March 25th | 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday · March 26th | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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17 Atlanta Area Farmers Markets to Explore in 2017!

With the weather warming up, there is no better time for light, fresh food!

The farmers markets around Atlanta have you covered with delicious local fare, and we’ve put together a list to help you find one in your neighborhood.

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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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