Anne Irwin Emerging Artist Show

Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery proudly presents the annual Emerging Artists Show, showcasing the works of nearly 40 artists!

Opening Reception
Friday | August 2nd, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Show runs through September 2nd

Anne Irwin Fine Art
690 Miami Circle NE, #150
Atlanta, GA 30324

The Show will feature works from talented up-and-coming artists, including our team’s personal favorites! With all artwork 24×24 inches an under, the exhibition is the perfect opportunity for any art lover to add an assortment of styles to their personal collection.

The exciting evening is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with local artists, enjoy uniquely new art, and connect with your local art community. 

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Top 15 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With sunny skies ahead, we are in the spirit of Summer! From a leisurely morning with the family at a local farmer’s market to cocktails in the garden, the weekend ahead is packed with fun for all tastes and ages.

Sip on cocktails while mingling in Atlanta’s most beautiful gardens, catch an outdoor movie or concert with the family, and explore an incredible variety of art. This weekend is serving up some serious summertime fun – right outside your doorstep!

Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a long weekend ahead with our Top 8 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, July 18th – 21st, 2019.

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Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Birthday Bash. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related!

Event Details
Saturday | August 17th, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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

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Dragon Con

dragonconOne of Atlanta’s favorite Labor Day weekend traditions, DragonCon makes its annual return as the largest multi-media, pop-culture convention!

Event Details
August 29th – September 2nd, 2019
Friday at 10:00 a.m. – Monday at 5:00 p.m.

Location
Interconnected via tube-ways and convenient pathways, the event will be hosted across 5 Midtown hotels including: Hyatt Regency, Hilton Atlanta, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel.

Admission

  • Admission to the convention and hotels is FREE
  • Passes required for access to panel discussions, contests, concerts, celebrity signings, and more.
  • Ticketing packages cost $140-$160 for 4-day membership access and $65 for Banquet Tickets.
  • Children under the age of 6 are permitted for free.

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Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 10th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

Festival Dates
August 17th – 18th, 2019

Festival Hours
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Festival Location
Piedmont Park
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

Featuring nearly 250 regional artists, the festival emphasizes visual arts and family fun. Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!

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Ahimsa House Walk, Wag ‘n Run 5K

Walk, Wag n’ Run for a great cause! The Ahimsa House 8th Annual 5K and 1K Fun Run is a wonderful opportunity to help people and pets escape domestic violence while staying active with your four-legged companions.

Event Details
Saturday | August 24th, 2019
5K Run at 7:30 a.m. | Fun Run starts at 8:45 a.m.

Location
Lenox Park | Brookhaven

Runners and walkers are invited to bring their dogs for the run to benefit the animal and human victims of domestic violence. Of course, participants without canine accompaniment are welcome too!

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Summer Adventures Day | Chattahoochee Nature Center

Grab your swimsuit and get celebrate the end of summer at Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Summer Adventures Day!

Event Details
Sunday | August 4th, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA 30075

Featuring activities from the beloved Water Day and Outdoor Skills Day, this year’s event will have outdoor fun for the whole family. Prepare to get wet and make a splash!

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Atlanta Field Day

Atlanta Field Day is bringing Recess back to Atlanta with adults in mind for some throwback fun!

Event Details
Saturday | July 13th, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

Recruit your team of 8+ friends, grab some beers, and have a day of nostalgic outdoor fun! Atlanta Field Day is just like field day in grade school, built with adults in mind. This year’s event will feature some Field Day classics, as well as a variety of new games including: Bubble Gauntlet, P.D.I. Relay, Grass Twister, Tug-O-War, Eating Contests, Backyard Wheelbarrow Race, Photo Booth Scavenger Hunt, Back is the New Front Relay, Giant Paper Airplane Toss, and more!

2019 promises even more new games and fun surprises!

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The Atlanta BeltLine

Q: What is the Atlanta BeltLine?

A: The Atlanta BeltLine is an ongoing project that will connect 45 neighborhoods, including neighborhoods in Buckhead and Midtown Atlanta, by repurposing old railroad corridors into a 22 mile loop of streetcar transit, greenspace, plus walking and biking trails.

Q: Where will the BeltLine go?

A: The BeltLine makes a large loop winding through Atlanta’s Intown neighborhoods.  Neighborhoods along the route include Grant Park, East Atlanta, Virginia Highland, Ansley Park and the Buckhead Continue reading “The Atlanta BeltLine” »

Atlanta Zombie Pub Crawl

Atlanta’s largest and long-running Zombie Pub Crawl is celebrating its 10th anniversary, taking over local pubs and restaurants throughout the Virginia Highlands!

Event Details
Saturday | July 27th, 2019
4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Diesel Filling Station
870 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Registration starts at 3:00 p.m. Zombie makeup begins at 4:00 p.m.

Event is 21+ Over Only

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