Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Spring is officially here, and the city of Atlanta is in the spirit of the fresh, new season! From indoor events to outdoor festivities, get the most out of the weekend ahead with our list of the Top 13 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 22nd – 25th.

The first weekend of Spring invites you to celebrate several worth fundraisers, sample your way through the city at various tasting events, experience Atlanta’s different neighborhoods in a number of seasonal festivals, and even get festive for Easter!

Whether you’re hunting for Easter eggs or searching for a new way to enjoy your neighborhood, we have you covered with 13 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 21st – 23rd, 2017

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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Rescue Dog Olympics

Come out for a romping fun Field Day to celebrate your rescue dog at the Rescue Dog Olympics!

Event Details
Saturday | March 17th, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Brook Run Park
4770 N Peachtree Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Celebrating rescue dogs and their forever families, the festival features live music, a beer garden, Olympic Games, and an afternoon of fun with your four-legged companions!

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Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta

It’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Saturday, March 17th, 2018.

Whether you are looking to extend your festivities into a weekend-long celebration, or you’re just in it for the green Beer, we have you covered with all the highlights in every direction around the city!

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta!

With so many events throughout the city, Atlanta residents will be able to find ways to kick off the holiday all week long. 

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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” »

Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

January 15th, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the holiday.

Be part of America’s largest celebration of national heritage! It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to commemorate the holiday than to get outdoors?

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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

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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Bring One for the Chipper

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!

January 6th, 2018
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.

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Jingle Mingle

Celebrate the season at Atlanta’s largest holiday and Christmas party, Jingle Mingle!

Saturday | December 16th, 2017
8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

3,000 of Atlanta’s finest will ring in the season with live entertainment, dancing, and the best DJ in Atlanta – All for a great cause! Bring joy to underprivileged children by donating a new, unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots at the event.

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2017 Atlanta Area Photos With Santa

santaHe’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot him tin 2017 and get a picture with your family and pets.

No matter where you are in the Atlanta area this holiday season, Santa won’t be hard to find. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

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