Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The New Year is here, and our resolutions are ready! Get the most out of the fresh start into 2018 with our Top 6 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, January 4th – Sunday, January 7th, 2018.

From lacing up those ice skates to sightseeing Atlanta’s Christmas lights, there are plenty of ways to soak in the last of the holiday season! Explore the city’s favorite attractions while they’re dressed up for the holidays, recycle that old tree, and get jazzy at Atlanta’s favorite art museum.

Atlanta kicks off the new year unlike anywhere else, so come explore the city in a whole new way – and fall in love with all your favorite spots! With 6 unique and festive happenings through the long weekend, you’ll have no trouble keeping your resolutions.

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Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers – 2017

Congratulations to our wonderful Buyers and Sellers who bought and sold with the Morris Raney Real Estate Team in 2017. We are truly grateful for your support! 

2017 has been an amazing year! We were thrilled to welcome Melissa Morris to our team. We now have 5 outstanding agents to help. Becky MorrisDixon RaneyLiz JonesRobbie Harris and Melissa Morris.

Together we have helped over 90 buyers and sellers in Atlanta, Buckhead, Brookhaven, Chastain Park, Decatur, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Virginia Highland, Ansley Park, Inman Park, Decatur, Norcross, Roswell, Milton, Alpharetta and on the Beltline! Over $43 million in sales for 2017!

We were also happy to help many charitable organizations which are near and dear to our hearts including CHOA’s (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) Southern Chill fundraiser, Chastain Park Friends of CHOA, Ashford Park Friends of CHOA, Atlanta Humane SocietyChastain Park Conservancy’s Rock Chastain fundraiser, Georgia Center for Child Advocacy’s Cheer for Children Ball, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool Springtime at Peachtree fundraiser, Lionheart School’s Heart and Sole 5k, Northside Athletes Annual Golf Tournament, L’Arche Atlanta, Terminus Modern Ballet and Serenbe Playhouse. Continue reading “Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers – 2017” »

Free Entrance Days in National Parks

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

When
January 15th, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the holiday.

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 holiday than to get outdoors?

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Save the dates as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for its 18th season!

Festival Dates
January 24th – February 15th, 2018

Venues
Films will be span across eight venues throughout Metro Atlanta:

Once again, the Festival features over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 countries. Throughout the 23-day festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!

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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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Jingle Mingle

Celebrate the season at Atlanta’s largest holiday and Christmas party, Jingle Mingle!

When
Saturday | December 16th, 2017
8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Where
Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

3,000 of Atlanta’s finest will ring in the season with live entertainment, dancing, and the best DJ in Atlanta – All for a great cause! Bring joy to underprivileged children by donating a new, unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots at the event.

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2017 Atlanta Area Photos With Santa

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 2017 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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Dunwoody Nature Center Thanksgiving Break Camp

The Dunwoody Nature Center is giving thanks to nature’s bounty at the 2017 Thanksgiving Break Camp! With so many school districts closing for the week of Thanksgiving, parents may not always be able to take as much time to enjoy with their little ones. For two days, Dunwoody Nature Center has the perfect solution to keep your children active, happy, and engaged!

Camp Dates
November 20th & 21st, 2017
Monday & Tuesday

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Top 22 Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta

You’ll be sure to get more treats than tricks this Halloween season with our list of the Top 22 Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta for 2017!

October is officially here, and there are plenty of ways to get festive all month long. From family-friendly activities to premier cocktail parties, we have you covered with all the highlights.

Check out our list below to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month:

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Oktoberfest Atlanta

06190b_7279530000d84f7bb61ef0d8c51ba91amv2Put on your lederhosen for Oktoberfest Atlanta, and come enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and activities!

When
Saturday | September 30th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where
Hammond Park

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