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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Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Love is in the air, and romance is blooming during a special evening with your sweetheart at Valentines in the Garden!

Event Details
Friday | February 14th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest

Atlanta’s Original Oysterfest returns to Steamhouse Lounge with its 33rd annual celebration. Back at its new location, the city’s biggest street party will feature two days of fresh roasted oysters, a full bar, live local bands, and more!

Event Details
February 22nd – 23rd, 2020
Saturday & Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location
Corner of Peachtree Street & 12th Street in Midtown
2 blocks from the Steamhouse Lounge
Event Entrance at Peachtree St & 12th St.

The Oysterfest will offer a full weekend of live music, ice cold beer, fresh roasted oysters, and endless delicious seafood from Atlanta’s favorite local restaurants!

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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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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

Come Bloom at the 6th Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival! The two-day music and art extravaganza returns with a weekend filled with live musical performances, an arts and crafts market featuring over 100 regional artists, the beloved “Pet World,” a Classic Car Show, Kids Zone, and more!

5K Kick Off
Saturday | March 21st, 2020

Music and Arts Extravaganza
March 28th – 29th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
Blackburn Park
3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Brookhaven, GA 30319

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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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20th Annual Heart and Soul Auction | The Lionheart School

Party with Heart as the Lionheart School celebrates its children with the 20th Annual Heart and Soul Auction!

Event Details
Saturday | February 1st, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Hotel at Avalon
9000 Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, GA  30009 

In addition to fabulous wine pairings from Sherlocks Wine Merchant and their winery and distributor partners, guests will enjoy a heavy hors d’ouevre buffet, live music, and an energetic live and silent auction.  Both auctions will be filled with party packages, gift certificates, artwork created by LionheARTians, wine, and much more!

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