Top 16 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and our spirits are bright! Whether you’re looking to jump into the festivities of the holidays or give back in the spirit of the season, we have you covered with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, November 8th – 11th, 2018.

Santa is beginning to make his appearances throughout town, and there is an incredible lineup of vendors and artists selling the perfect gifts for the holidays. Don’t miss the start of the beloved Home For The Holidays Designer Showhouse & Marketplace, kick off the cooler weather with the Holiday Lights, Garden Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and give back to some wonderful causes all weekend long! 

Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 16 happenings all around the city!

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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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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, Veterans Day is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
November 11th, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of our nation’s veterans.

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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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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Pub Crawl on the BeltLine: Summer 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!

Event Details
Saturday |August 11th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tickets
$30

The Summer Edition Pub Crawl will feature amazing food and drink specials with up to 5 complimentary beverages at locations along the crawl. Jump into Summer with your friends as you crawl your way along the Beltline!

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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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11 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 26th – 28th, 2018!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 11 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 11 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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