Fernbank After Dark: It’s Electric!

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

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

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.

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Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery

In celebration of spring’s ubiquitous bloom, Daffodil Day returns for its 6th year in a row! Enjoy a day filled with beautiful displays, garden experts, and fun activities for all ages in Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian gardens.

Event Details
Saturday | February 29th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location
Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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6 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2019

Valentine’s Day is just a month away, so don’t delay on getting a jump on making the holiday special! You’ve made dinner reservations, why not bump it up a notch with some special holiday treats?

Whether you’re looking for a girls’ night out on the town or a unique way to surprise your Valentine, Atlanta has a lineup of events that are more special than ever for 2020.

From cooking classes to cocktails at Atlanta’s favorite attractions, we have you covered with our list of 6 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2020.

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Top 15 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

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.

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20th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

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.

More information on the 2020 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.

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Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure

Atlanta’s largest Mardi Gras party takes partygoers around Atlanta for an afternoon of exploration and adventure at the Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure!

Event Details
Saturday | February 15th, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Registration Location
Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn
209 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, GA 30303

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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!

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.

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks | 2020

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

When
January 20th, 2020

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived.

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 coming season than to get outdoors?

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Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K

baa478903c764cd84592e237a276d6a2Come Run Along the Eastside of the Atlanta BeltLine! The Atlanta BeltLine Run.Walk.Go! Race Series celebrates its 9th year, inviting runners of all abilities to join the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K.

Event Details
Saturday | December 7th, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Race Route
The course starts at Krog Street and follows the Beltline Eastside Trail through Piedmont Park, looping back to finish on the new section of the BeltLine adjacent to the Stoveworks Building and Edge OTB.

Stay active while exploring the various trail segments of the Atlanta BeltLine! Runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are all welcome to the 10K Run/Walk winding through the BeltLine neighborhoods including:Inman Park, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Poncey-Highland and Virginia Highland.

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Top 13 Santa Sightings Around Atlanta in 2019

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 2019 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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