Top 10 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With so many great events all weekend long, a little rain can’t get us down! Kick off the exciting weekend ahead with our list of the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 17th- 20th, 2018.

From authentic Greek flavors to mixing and mingling in the Gardens, all tastes (and ages!) will find ways to have fun all weekend. Lace up your tennis shoes for the Brookhaven Bolt, or simply to browse the homes of the Grant Park and Kirkwood neighborhoods. The Atlanta Cycling Festival kicks off this weekend, which is the perfect way to work up an appetite for the margaritas, tacos, and craft beer festivals ahead!

Whether you feel like venturing out alone or enjoying some time with friends and family, we have you covered with 10 unique happenings all weekend long!

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10 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 13th, 2018.

From festivals to a night on the town, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Chastain Park Arts Festival

Considered one of the nation’s leading art festivals, the Chastain Park Arts Festival returns just in time for Mother’s Day! With over 185 artists, Chastain Park will transform into an outdoor gallery against the backdrop of vibrant Spring colors.

Festival Dates & Times
May 12th – 13th, 2018
Saturday  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Chastain Park
4469 Stella Drive
Atlanta, GA 30327

The award-winning festival free and open to all ages. Take Mom out for a leisurely day of shopping  among the unique works of painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers, and more! Fine local and regional artists and artisans will showcase their works along the scenic, tree-lined Park Drive in Chastain Park.

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Shepherd Center Derby Day

It’s a party complete with fancy hats, seersucker suits, mint juleps, and tons of fun! Celebrate food, fast horses, and classic Derby entertainment at the 36th Annual Shepherd Center Derby Day!

Event Details
Saturday | May 5th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Chastain Horse Park
4371 Powers Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30327

Event Highlights
Food and beverages  |  Live and silent auctions  |  Live music
Lawn and casino games |  Live broadcast of Kentucky Derby

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4781 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

Offered at $1,950,000

Luxurious, private gated estate with 5 bedroom, 5 full baths and 3 half baths on 3 acres with lush landscaping designed by MJ Landscaping and Pebble Tec heated pool and spa with cascading waterfall. This tranquil oasis also includes a private pond with two fountains, colorful gardens, walkways, paths, waterfall and koi pond.

As you enter, you will find a elegant marble foyer with curved custom iron staircase. On the left, handsome study with gas fireplace. On the right, formal dining room that seats twelve with 20′ vaulted beamed ceiling and surrounded by arched windows.  Continue reading “4781 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30327” »

8 Parkside Court NE, Atlanta, GA 30342

Offered at $1,100,000

The best of Chastain Park at your door step!  Parkside at Chastain is an enclave of 14 homes across from the Chastain Park Golf Course, NYO baseball/softball fields, PATH  walking/jogging trail and new state-of-the-art playground and steps from all of Chastain Park’s amenities.

As you enter, you will find a light-filled two story foyer. On the left is a formal living room, perfect for an office or study.  On the right is formal dining room with sparkling chandelier. Built in 1990, the open floor plan includes family room with gas fireplace, breakfast room and kitchen with white cabinets, built-in desk and walk-in pantry. The main level also includes powder room, two car, side-entry garage and large deck that overlooks flat, fenced backyard. Continue reading “8 Parkside Court NE, Atlanta, GA 30342” »

Party at the Park | Chastain Horse Park

Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Party at the Park welcomes patrons for an evening of dancing, a silent auction, and dancing!

Event Details
Saturday | April 28th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Chastain Horse Park
4371 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

Individual Tickets are available for $125 each, and tiered sponsorship opportunities range from $300 – $5,000.

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Wine Chastain Event

The Chastain Park Conservancy and Georgia Primary Bank proudly invite you to the 7th Annual Wine Chastain Event. Enjoy the company of friends and neighbors while enjoying the premier wine and food-themed event.

Event Details
Saturday | April 21st, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Home of Linda and JP Matzigkeit
196 Pineland Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

Guests will enjoy wine from local Atlanta Distributors, catered tastings, and a silent auction.

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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 $42.5 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” »

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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