An elegant evening with cocktails, dinner, and dancing, the 5th annual Winship Gala benefits critical cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. The theme of this year’s black-tie gala is Imagination in celebration of the imagination used by the physicians and researchers every day as they discover new treatments for the devastating disease.
Saturday | March 24th, 2018
St. Regis Atlanta
88 West Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Complimenting this year’s theme, the evening will also be a celebration of the imagination behind the National Cancer Institute’s designation of Winship as a comprehensive cancer center. This now enables Winship to serve as the leader for cancer research, clinical trials, and education in the State of Georgia.
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St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, and Atlanta is in the spirit! not feeling the Luck of the Irish? There are still plenty of ways to get the most out of the beautiful weekend ahead with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 15th – 18th.
Kick off the weekend with a totally rad 90’s cocktail party, watch a fun competition in support of rescue dogs, and sample flavor all throughout the city! Whether you’re looking to celebrate the holiday weekend or just explore Atlanta’s best events, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!
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Come out for a romping fun Field Day to celebrate your rescue dog at the Rescue Dog Olympics!
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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Benefiting the Piedmont Park Dog Parks, the Doggie Dash & 5K is celebrating its 5th year. Come out for a beautiful day, and experience Piedmont Park with your favorite four-legged friends – Tail wagging encouraged!
Sunday | March 11th, 2018
9:00 a.m. Start Time
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The best of Memphis is in the heart of Atlanta at the 6th Annual Manna Fund Winter Blues Fundraiser!
Thursday | March 8th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Red Brick Brewing
2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
General Admission | $50
The Live Blues & a BBQ competition serves up Atlanta’s best BBQ with tons of Red Brick Brewing favorite beers – like Laughing Skull Amber Ale & Hoplanta. Find the fun in breaking out of your Winter Blues with 300 other guests, all while supporting Manna Fund and its great charity work!
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500 Songs For Kids features hundreds of bands and solo artists performing 500 songs over 12 nights!
Dates and Locations TBA Soon!
Pay what you want! That’s right, you can pay what you want at each show and the Foundation appreciates your contribution.
Yearly lineups have included all-star performances from Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Alchemy, Arrested Development, Butch Walker, Edwin McCain, and so many more!
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The Songs For Kids Foundation Food and Music Festival is back for another family and foodie affair! Join over 20 of atlanta’s chefs as they feature creations inspired by their favorite songs.
Sunday | March 25th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$45 Adult | $10 Kids (Under 16)
500 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
The REMakes and The Tom Petty Show presented by The Sundogs are back by popular demand, and all ages will enjoy all the exciting festival activities!
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Embark on another 25 years of wine, food, and art at the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction! Through The Art of Collecting, this year’s theme celebrates a decades-long love affair with the very best of wine, art, and food.
March 21st – 24th, 2018
Several events will place over the course of the four day affair, culminating with the auction on Saturday, March 24th. The Auction welcomes special guests from some of the world’s best multi-generational wineries, bringing them together with culinary masters from across the country to honor the traditions of Atlanta’s greatest food and wine party.
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Lace up your tennis shoes for a great cause at Pound the Pavement for Peter! The 5K Fun Run brings the Brookhaven community together to raise awareness and funds for families and children facing disabilities and debilitating diseases.
Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Race Starts: 8:30 a.m.
Capital City Club – Brookhaven
53 W Brookhaven Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
New this year, the 5K Fun Run will be providing chip timing! Be sure to get to Capital City Club in Brookhaven no later than 8:00 a.m. to park, sign a waiver, and pick up your race number. The race will happen rain-or-shine, and will include activities for children. Strollers are also welcome in the race itself! There will even a prize for the winner of the “Stroller Division” and “Double Stroller Division.”
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