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 February’s Fernbank After Dark: It’s Electric!
Event Details Friday | February 14th, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Continues Second Friday of Every Month
Sparks are flying at Atlanta’s favorite adult science night with a special twist. Get electric with hands-on activities , live animal encounters, and demonstrations, access to all indoor exhibits open for self-guided tours, and 3D showings on Fernbank’s 4-story movie screen.
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.
Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild Shiver me timbers! Thar be special guests visiting from this local guild of pirate enthusiasts.
Pirate Hook Craft Wee pirates are invited to make their own hooks from cups and tin foil.
Pirate Pseudonym Don’t be a scallywag! Every pirate needs a proper seafaring moniker—get yours here.
Photo-Op Pose with a captain’s hat or a crewman’s scarf, and don’t forget to say “Arrr.”
Walk the Plank All hands on deck! Only the bravest are up to this test of balance.
Tattoo Parlor Because every proper pirate needs a tattoo.
The new year is in full swing, and we are excited for everything ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 5 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, January 9th – 12th, 2020.
Not quite ready to give up the holiday cheer? Sneak a little festive fun in with the whole family from the Atlanta Botanical Gardens to Fernbank Museum. With a variety of events all throughout town, there’s something for everyone – and all ages! Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a full weekend ahead.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is celebrating a milestone 20 years of storytelling with through a proud tradition of entertaining audiences and fostering community dialogue!
Festival Dates February 10th – 27th, 2020
Opening Venue Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
New for 2020 – Expanded Intown Venues UA Tara Cinemas, Regal Perimeter Pointe, the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, Landmark Theatres Midtown Art Cinema, and the Plaza Theatre.
Young Professionals Night Location The Woodruff Arts Center
The Festival has exhibited over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 countries. Throughout the festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!
Film Lineup TBA
With more than 38,000 moviegoers attending screenings in past years, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival made history by becoming the largest Jewish film festival in the world – And 2020 promises to bring even more excitement with amazing movies that entertain and captivate audiences in new ways!
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) is an exploration of Jewish life, culture and history through the lens of cinema. The AJFF seeks to use the power of film to both entertain and educate, while challenging conventional perspectives on complex and challenging issues facing the Jewish and world community alike.
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 4th, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 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.
The unique indoor winter festival is a premier partnership of art, offering original, yet affordable, pieces. Throughout the 1920 Callanwolde Mansion, over 70 of the finest local and regional artists will feature the highest quality of work across a variety of mediums.
Guests will enjoy exploring the beautifully decorated estate, a plated dinner, cocktail hour, wine wall fundraiser, and live and silent auctions with incredible selections! Live music will be performed by Joe Gransden with entertainment from Callanwolde teachers and students.
Celebrating over 40 years of tradition, the spectacular Atlanta Christmas destination will feature premier events throughout the holiday season. Sit by the fire while sipping on a glass of wine, tour the beautifully decorated rooms, and enjoy some holiday shopping throughout the Holiday Market.