Top 8 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With the long weekend ahead, you may be looking for some family fun to keep the kids engaged – or even to break out on your own and enjoy the extra time away from the office. 

Whether you’re commemorating MLK Day, enjoying a night out on the town, or in the mood to sip and savor new flavors,  we have you covered with our Top 8 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Friday – Monday, January 18th – 21st, 2019.

Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 8  happenings all around the city!

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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

Come Bloom at the 5th Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival! The two-day music and art extravaganza returns with a weekend filled with live musical performances, an arts and crafts market featuring over 100 regional artists, the beloved “Pet World,” a Classic Car Show, Kids Zone, and more!

5K Kick Off
Saturday | March 23rd, 2019

Music and Arts Extravaganza
March 30th – 31st, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
Blackburn Park
3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Brookhaven, GA 30319

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. is the perfect time to kick off 2019 and celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
January 21st, 2019

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of Dr. King, Jr..

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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Pub Crawl on the BeltLine: Winter Edition

From Krog Street Market to Park Tavern, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town. Join your friends and local community to try them all at the Winter Edition of Pub Crawl on the BeltLine!

Event Details
Saturday | December 8th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tickets
$38

The Winter Edition Pub Crawl will feature amazing food and drink specials with up to 5 complimentary beverages at locations along the crawl. Get your jolly on as you crawl your way along the Beltline!

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving

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November is officially here, and the holiday season is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2018 Thanksgiving holiday!

From holiday interior decor to dining, activities for all ages,  and even some unconventional fun, we have all your tastes covered even if turkey isn’t on the menu this year.

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DeKalb County Redistricting Plan for John Lewis Elementary School

DeKalb County School DistrictThe New John Lewis Elementary school located at 2630 Skyland Drive in Brookhaven will open Fall 2019. Plans are underway for redistricting.

Three meetings will be held from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm at Cross Keys High School located at 1626 North Druid Hills Road for public input.

Meeting 1 – Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Meeting 2 – Tuesday October 23, 2018

Meeting 3 – Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Ashford Park in Brookhaven

Ashford Park Homes For SaleAshford Park is one of Brookhaven’s most popular neighborhoods with a charming mixture of ranch homes, bungalows and new construction homes. Located in the 30319 and 30341 zip code.

We live in Ashford Park and absolutely love it!

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Here are the top 10 reasons we love Ashford Park and Brookhaven.

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Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 9th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

Festival Dates
August 18th – 19th, 2018

Festival Hours
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Festival Location
Piedmont Park
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

Featuring nearly 250 regional artists, the festival emphasizes visual arts and family fun. Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!

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Rocking chair front porch! As you enter, to the left you will find formal dining room with Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors and French doors that open to front porch. Renovated kitchen with white cabinets, granite countertops, pantry, large island and stainless steel appliances including Bosch dishwasher and Five Star gas range with built-in griddle.  Kitchen opens to vaulted family room which features Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, built-in bookcase and wet bar with copper countertops and glass cabinets.  Continue reading “1594 Trentwood Place NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319” »

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

Atlanta’s most notable chefs and mixologists join together to compete with their tastiest tomato concoctions at the 10th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival!

Event Details
Sunday | July 15th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Westside Provisions District
1100-1210 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30318

Throughout the competition, each chef and mixologist is paired up with a local farmer to create a signature tomato-themed dish in their fight to win the Killer Tomato crown and cape. Attendees will enjoy dozens of tomato-based treats and cocktails!

Festivities will also include live music fromG. Love and Special Sauce, entertainment, specialty food and beverage sponsors, and mingling with the South’s top food writers, photographers, and chefs.

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