Park Tavern Oysterfest

With delicious festivals like Oysterfest, it’s no wonder the Southeast has made a name for itself with oysters. The Spiral Entertainment Oysterfest returns to take over Park Tavern with its legendary day-long festival!
When
Saturday | February 17th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Guests will enjoy a variety of live music, cold beer, and – of course – fresh oysters! Enjoy your choice of raw, steamed, and fried oysters with plenty of cocktail sauce and crackers. Not an oyster lover? Don’t forget about Park Tavern’s signature fried shrimp!

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Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Love is in the air, and romance is blooming during a special evening at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Valentines in the Garden!

When
Saturday | February 10th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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The Inspired Gardener | Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Inspired Gardener Symposium and Silent Auctions welcomes guests to a full day of inspiration at the Atlanta Botanical Garden!

When
Saturday | January 27th, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Rid yourself of the Winter Blues by mingling with other enthusiastic gardeners, snagging tips from the pros, and getting a jump on Springtime! In addition to lunch options and a book signing, several horitculture and design topics will be featured by esteemed guests and speakers. The Symposium will conclude as guests retrieve items from the Silent Auction.

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Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The New Year is here, and our resolutions are ready! Get the most out of the fresh start into 2018 with our Top 6 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, January 4th – Sunday, January 7th, 2018.

From lacing up those ice skates to sightseeing Atlanta’s Christmas lights, there are plenty of ways to soak in the last of the holiday season! Explore the city’s favorite attractions while they’re dressed up for the holidays, recycle that old tree, and get jazzy at Atlanta’s favorite art museum.

Atlanta kicks off the new year unlike anywhere else, so come explore the city in a whole new way – and fall in love with all your favorite spots! With 6 unique and festive happenings through the long weekend, you’ll have no trouble keeping your resolutions.

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Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers – 2017

Congratulations to our wonderful Buyers and Sellers who bought and sold with the Morris Raney Real Estate Team in 2017. We are truly grateful for your support! 

2017 has been an amazing year! We were thrilled to welcome Melissa Morris to our team. We now have 5 outstanding agents to help. Becky MorrisDixon RaneyLiz JonesRobbie Harris and Melissa Morris.

Together we have helped over 90 buyers and sellers in Atlanta, Buckhead, Brookhaven, Chastain Park, Decatur, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Virginia Highland, Ansley Park, Inman Park, Decatur, Norcross, Roswell, Milton, Alpharetta and on the Beltline! Over $43 million in sales for 2017!

We were also happy to help many charitable organizations which are near and dear to our hearts including CHOA’s (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) Southern Chill fundraiser, Chastain Park Friends of CHOA, Ashford Park Friends of CHOA, Atlanta Humane SocietyChastain Park Conservancy’s Rock Chastain fundraiser, Georgia Center for Child Advocacy’s Cheer for Children Ball, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool Springtime at Peachtree fundraiser, Lionheart School’s Heart and Sole 5k, Northside Athletes Annual Golf Tournament, L’Arche Atlanta, Terminus Modern Ballet and Serenbe Playhouse. Continue reading “Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers – 2017” »

7 Ways to Commemorate MLK Day Around Atlanta

Martin Luther King Day is a day of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration.

We have you covered with all the happenings around Atlanta in honor of the national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: January 15th, 2018.

  1. MLK Day 5K
    Not only does the race celebrate MLK Jr. Day, but Atlanta area schools, churches, community organizations and businesses are able to use the race as a fundraiser for their community-oriented initiatives. $5 of each registration from an approved organization will be returned to that organization for use in community efforts of its choice. Drummers every 50 meters will give the race a unique vibe that will transform the 3.1 miles into fast parade.  Just think…drummers will keep the beat as you streak through the Park! The 5K walk/run is a USATF certified 5K race course and a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier.

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
January 15th, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the holiday.

Be part of 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 commemorate the holiday than to get outdoors?

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Save the dates as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for its 18th season!

Festival Dates
January 24th – February 15th, 2018

Venues
Films will be span across eight venues throughout Metro Atlanta:

Once again, the Festival features over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 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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Bring One for the Chipper

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?”It’s time to Bring One for the Chipper!

When
January 6th, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees.

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Come out for an evening of art-making, music, and live performances during First Fridays at High Museum of Art! Enjoy celebrating the start of the new year with January’s First Friday at the High!

When
Friday | January 5th, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Free with Museum Admission

The First Friday of January invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable!

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