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!
The unique indoor winter festival is a premier partnership of art, offering original, yet affordable, pieces. Throughout the 1920 Callanwolde Mansion, over 80 of the finest local and regional artists will feature the highest quality of work across a variety of mediums.
Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself, “What am I going to do with this tree?”It’s time to Bring One for the Chipper!
Event Details January 7th, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost 5 million trees.
Fernbank After Dark offers exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, giant screen movies, craft beer and cocktails, and more at January’s2019 Kick Off Party!
Event Details Friday | January 11th, 2019 7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Continues Second Friday of Every Month
The adults-only party has Amp’d Entertainment playing all the hits from the 90s, slime, craft beer and cocktails, small plates, and more! So bust out the flannel, brush up on your Macarena moves, and bring your friends to re-live the 90’s for one fun night!
Save the dates as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for its 19th season!
Festival Dates February 6th – 26th, 2019
Venues Films will be span across five venues throughout Metro Atlanta
The Festival has featured 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!
Grab your favorite pirate costume and get ready for a swashbuckling adventure! Guests will enjoy building pirate ships along with other pirate-themed crafts and games – even a visit from the Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild.
Grab your tackiest, gaudiest holiday sweater and jump into the holiday spirit at the Fernbank Museum Ugly Holiday Sweater Party! Guests will enjoy an array of festive activities with access to the museum’s indoor exhibits.
Join Avondale Estates in the holiday spirit at the 26th annual Christmas Tour of Homes and Holiday Marketplace! Trolleys will transport visitors between homes that have been beautifully adorned with holiday decor and thoughtfully restored with historic preservation in mind.
Event Details Sunday | December 9th, 2018
Tour of Homes 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tour Trolleys: Avondale First Baptist Church
Holiday Market & Cafe 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Avondale Community Club