Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

We have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, April 27th – Sunday, April 30th, 2017.

With over 20 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 new art, catch some exciting musical performances, and even lace up your tennis shoes for a great cause!

Whether you are looking a leisurely Sunday morning activity – or way to get your heart pumping – this Springtime weekend is at no shortage for fun around Atlanta.

 

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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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Dunwoody Art Festival

The City of Dunwoody presents its favorite Mother’s Day tradition with the Dunwoody Art Festival!

WHEN
May 13th – 14th, 2017
Saturday | 10:00  a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The 8th annual celebration transforms Dunwoody Village Parkway into a shoppers’ paradise with a whimsical artists market, featuring arts and crafts and a variety of artwork for sale.

Top artists from around the country will showcase craft pieces, including: photography, paintings, and folk art alongside artwork made from clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood.

Pick up a special gift for Mother’s Day from one of the many jewelers offering unique handmade pieces!

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Food That Rocks: A Celebration of Sandy Springs

logoScaledv2Back by popular demand, Food That Rocks – A Celebration of Sandy Springs returns for its second year. Come out to the big tent in Hammond Park to eat, drink, and party with a purpose!

WHEN
Saturday · May 6th, 2017

ADMISSION
General Admission · $50 | 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m
VIP First Taster · $65 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

More than 20 of Sandy Springs’ favorite restaurants join together for one night only to offer food, wine, beer and cocktail tastes from local mixologists. Live music will fill the air throughout the evening, featuring performances from DJ Brettski and The Biffs!

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725 Amster Green Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Offered at $525,000

5 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath brick beauty in Spindlewick neighborhood in North Dunwoody|Sandy Spring. Close to shops and restaurants in Dunwoody Village as well as Dunwoody Country Club and Davis Academy. Easy access to GA-400!

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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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Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

ev56a93e5ea930f_1_bigThe fifth annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza returns to kick off the Spring festival season!

WHEN
April 15th – 16th, 2017
Saturday | 10:00 a.m.. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday |11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE
6100 Lake Forest Drive NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Artsapalooza combines the best parts of an art show, street party, and music festival all in one! The beautiful tree-lined streets of Sandy Springs will feature 150 local and regional artists showcasing paintings, ceramics, glass, woodwork, handcraft, mixed media and more.

Perfect for the entire family, the festival will also include an amazing lineup of gourmet food trucks, live acoustic music, and artistic activities for children. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations and participate in hands-on arts and crafts.

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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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Monarchs & Margaritas & Mojitos

Back by popular demand, the Dunwoody Nature Center presents Monarchs & Margaritas for a second year – and this year will include Mojitos!

WHEN
Saturday | April 29th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION
The Meadow at The Dunwoody Nature Center
5343 Roberts Drive
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Monarchs & Margaritas is Dunwoody Nature Center’s largest fundraiser, and Dunwoody’s best party. The premier social event of the season will have you partying in style, and we have you covered with all of the highlights!

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