Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The last weekend of February is already here, but it’s not too late to get a jump on all the action around Atlanta! Get the most out of the exciting weekend ahead with our Top 13 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday  – Sunday, February 22nd – 26th, 2018.

From fundraisers to flowers, you’ll find something for all tastes this weekend! Don your best apparel for an unforgettable evening benefiting CHOA, explore thousands of blooms at Atlanta Botanical Garden’s two fabulous events with the Flower Show and Orchid Daze exhibitions. Grab a flashlight to run with your family for a great cause, or kick back and sample the best of brunch in the city!

Whether you’re looking for fun as a family, a romantic evening out, or some exciting experiences around town, we have you covered with 13 unique happenings all weekend long!

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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!

When
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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Sunday in the Park at Oakland Cemetery

sip-posterCelebrate 37 years of Victorian fun at Oakland Cemetery with the day-long Victorian Street Festival!

WHEN
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION
Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave SE
Atlanta

ADMISSION
Adults: $7
Kids Ages 4-12: $3 | Kids 3 & Under: Free

The Victorian street festival has something for everyone! Enjoy an afternoon of live music, performances, food, learning activities, and fun for all ages.

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Fernbank NatureQuest

A new, permanent exhibition has opened at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Children will be able to learn while having fun in the Fernbank NatureQuest. The 7,000 square-foot, $8 million expansion allows children to interact with nature. Kids will have a blast exploring the multi-level clubhouse, learning about fish in the virtual river, seeing what animals made their way through the exhibit and so much more.

Tickets and information for the Fernbank NatureQuest Exhibit are available at 404.929.6300 or www.fernbankmuseum.org. Fernbank is located at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta

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