Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts a brilliant array of musicians this summer at Jazz on the Lawn! The Summer Concert Series presents a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz performers on Friday evenings throughout the Summer.

Event Details
Fridays | June 16th – August 11th, 2017
Doors Open 6:30 p.m.
Concerts 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 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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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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Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens

The Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Featuring 5 homes and 6 gardens, the premiere tour explores the evolution of the architecture and design of the Druid Hills neighborhood in Atlanta.

Tour Dates
April 20th – 22nd, 2018

Tour hours
Friday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Focused on preserving and extending the vision of noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens will celebrate its Golden Anniversary with 12 elegant locations that showcase renovation, restoration, and the work of master gardeners. The tour will also feature a series of events including small bites of southern fare, performances from local musicians, and the opportunity to shop local farmstand produce.

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Adult Prom: A Prehistoric Night to Remember

Fernbank Museum has been host to plenty of high school proms, and now they are celebrating the 21+ crowd. Journey back to high school and relive your glory days with Fernbank’s first-ever Adult Prom: A Prehistoric Night to Remember!

Event Details
Friday | March 30th, 2018
8:00 p.m. – Midnight

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Nature Fest at Fernbank Museum

Explore the great outdoors and its inhabitants at Fernbank’s Nature Fest. Back by popular demand, the Family Fun Day offers 75 acres of outdoor adventures, crafts, nature walks, new discoveries, and much more!

Event Details
Saturday | March 10th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

With fun for all ages, young and experienced nature lovers will find something to enjoy – and to discover!

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Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon

12645172_10153448013278505_8631167815985552033_nOne of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K return to celebrate the 12th running of the Atlanta tradition!

Event Details
Sunday | March 18th, 2018
7:00 a.m.

Race Location
Pemberton Place
126 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

For the first time since 2016, the 5K option is back by popular demand! Approximately 18,000 runners will participate in this year’s races, coursing through some of the most notable areas of Atlanta with spectacular skyline views and historic locations. The full marathon continues from Downtown through Midtown, Little Five Points, Decatur, Druid Hills, and the Virginia Highlands.

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Fernbank Museum | The Secret World Inside You

It’s inside what counts! Through the special exhibition at Fernbank Museum of Natural History, learn more about The Secret World Inside You.

When
February 10th – May 6th, 2017

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

The microbes in and on your body are more numerous than stars in the Milky Way, and it’s time you met them! Over 100 trillion tiny microbes crawl on your skin, swim in your gut, and travel through your intestines. Fernbank Museum invites you to uncover your microbiome – the community in which these microbes keep your immune system strong, and help your brain and digestive system work properly.

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Callanwolde Arts Festival

The 5th annual Callanwolde Arts Festival is bringing art to one of the most distinctive historic estates in the South!

When
JANUARY 20TH – 21ST, 2018
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday Preview Party 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
980 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30306

General Admission $5 at the Door

The two-day indoor event is a festival for Artists by Artists, making it a premier partnership of art in the area. Approximately 86 of the finest local and regional artists will feature their work across sculpture, painting, photography, metalwork, glass blowing, jewelry, and more!

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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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