Anne Irwin Emerging Artist Show

Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery proudly presents the annual Emerging Artists Show, showcasing the works of nearly 40 artists!

Opening Reception
Friday | August 2nd, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Show runs through September 2nd

Anne Irwin Fine Art
690 Miami Circle NE, #150
Atlanta, GA 30324

The Show will feature works from talented up-and-coming artists, including our team’s personal favorites! With all artwork 24×24 inches an under, the exhibition is the perfect opportunity for any art lover to add an assortment of styles to their personal collection.

The exciting evening is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with local artists, enjoy uniquely new art, and connect with your local art community. 

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Top 15 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With sunny skies ahead, we are in the spirit of Summer! From a leisurely morning with the family at a local farmer’s market to cocktails in the garden, the weekend ahead is packed with fun for all tastes and ages.

Sip on cocktails while mingling in Atlanta’s most beautiful gardens, catch an outdoor movie or concert with the family, and explore an incredible variety of art. This weekend is serving up some serious summertime fun – right outside your doorstep!

Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a long weekend ahead with our Top 8 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, July 18th – 21st, 2019.

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Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Birthday Bash. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related!

Event Details
Saturday | August 17th, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Dragon Con

dragonconOne of Atlanta’s favorite Labor Day weekend traditions, DragonCon makes its annual return as the largest multi-media, pop-culture convention!

Event Details
August 29th – September 2nd, 2019
Friday at 10:00 a.m. – Monday at 5:00 p.m.

Location
Interconnected via tube-ways and convenient pathways, the event will be hosted across 5 Midtown hotels including: Hyatt Regency, Hilton Atlanta, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel.

Admission

  • Admission to the convention and hotels is FREE
  • Passes required for access to panel discussions, contests, concerts, celebrity signings, and more.
  • Ticketing packages cost $140-$160 for 4-day membership access and $65 for Banquet Tickets.
  • Children under the age of 6 are permitted for free.

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Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

Atlanta’s favorite Friday night is back as the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts a brilliant array of musicians this summer at Jazz on the Lawn! Presented by Fidelity Bank, the Summer Concert Series presents a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz performers on Friday evenings all Summer long.

2019 Event Details
Fridays, August 23rd – October 4th
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Doors open 6:30 p.m.

Location
Callanwolde Amphitheater
980 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

With its beautiful surrounding grounds, Callonwolde Amphitheater offers the perfect natural and historic setting. Bring your loved ones, a picnic, chairs, and blanket – And settle in for an evening filled with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues music!

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Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 10th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

Festival Dates
August 17th – 18th, 2019

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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Atlanta Balloon Glow

Whether you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate a romantic occasion or enjoy fun for the whole family, the Atlanta Balloon Glow is sure to light up your night! 

Event Details
August 1st – 4th, 2019
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
The Meadow at Piedmont Park
10th St NE & Charles Allen Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30309

Atlanta’s very first Balloon Glow features glowing hot air balloons each night, tethered balloon rides, activities for kids, and the city’s best retailers, vendors, and food! Looking to celebrate with your special date? Couples Balloon Rides offer your very own hot air balloon for a few minutes of alone time with your sweetheart while taking in the Atlanta Skyline. 

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Ahimsa House Walk, Wag ‘n Run 5K

Walk, Wag n’ Run for a great cause! The Ahimsa House 8th Annual 5K and 1K Fun Run is a wonderful opportunity to help people and pets escape domestic violence while staying active with your four-legged companions.

Event Details
Saturday | August 24th, 2019
5K Run at 7:30 a.m. | Fun Run starts at 8:45 a.m.

Location
Lenox Park | Brookhaven

Runners and walkers are invited to bring their dogs for the run to benefit the animal and human victims of domestic violence. Of course, participants without canine accompaniment are welcome too!

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Atlanta Summer Wine Festival

Atlanta Wine Festival proudly presents the Atlanta Summer Wine Fest. This year’s event will feature two sessions filled with over 50 wines, beer and cider, live music, food, and fun!

Event Details
Saturday | August 10th, 2019

Session 1:
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Session 2: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
City Winery
650 North Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

General Admission includes all beer and wine samples, entry to the festival, and a souvenir acrylic wine glass.

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Can Can Ball

The Can Can Ball invites you to an evening of dancing, live music, food, and a silent auction dedicated to The Atlanta Community Food Bank. At its new location a The Fairmont, it will be a night to remember!

Event Details
Friday | August 23rd, 2019
8:00 p.m. – Midnight

Location
The Fairmont
1429 Fairmont Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Mix and mingle as over 2,000 guests dance to music from one of Atlanta’s hottest live bands, enjoy light fare from local restaurants, and participate in a silent auction filled with considerably unique items.

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