Where to Spot Santa Around Atlanta in 2020

He’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 in 2020 and get a picture with your family and pets.

The holidays may look a bit different this year, but we’ve put our elves to work to help you find Santa no matter where you are in the city. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

Please note: With the ongoing pandemic, we will continue to update this list as any changes or additions occur. You may see some old favorites missing from the list, but we hope this helps your family find the joy throughout the holiday season – and perhaps find a new tradition!

Happy holidays!

 

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Atlanta’s Taste of the Nation | No Kid Hungry

Due to concerns over the COVD-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled.

Enjoy a selection of flavors from the city’s premier restaurants at Atlanta’s Taste of the Nation! Benefiting No Kid Hungry, over 50 of the city’s best mixologists and chefs lend their time, passion, and expertise to end childhood hunger. 

Event Details
Thursday | April 16th, 2020
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Location
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339

Atlanta’s most anticipated culinary event of the year will support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America. 100% of proceeds raised from the event will benefit the nonprofit organization’s campaign to ensure each kid starts the school day with a healthy breakfast.

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Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The rain is clearing up, and there are clear skies ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 5th – March 8th, 2020.

Experience the best of Atlanta’s brunch flavors, explore Springtime in the city from flowers to family fun, and even  tap into your artistic side!

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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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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ATL Burger Week

Creative Loafing is bringing back ATL Burger Week for another year of mouthwatering burgers! Over 40 restaurants across Atlanta will be serving up $5 burgers all week long as they will compete to win your vote for ATL’s Best Burger.

Event Details
Monday – Sunday | April 23rd – 29th, 2018

ATL Burger Week is presented by Georgia Beef Board​, Evan Williams Peach, Atlanta Eats, and Creative Loafing Atlanta – serving up all the beef you can handle all week long!

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Filing for Homestead in metro Atlanta

Did you buy a home in the Atlanta area in 2013?

If you purchased your home last year and have not already done so, remember to file for a Homestead Exemption. This can save you thousands of dollars in property taxes!

While some states provide this exemption automatically, in Georgia a homestead exemption must be applied for. Depending on the county, this can be done online, by fax, by mail or in person. You only have to apply for the exemption once. The exemption remains as long as you reside in the home as your primary residence.

Click here for Homestead Exemption application deadline dates listed by county along with a link for a Homestead Exemption application. It is important to file your application on time as applications received after the deadline will be processed the following year.

2012 Top Atlanta Real Estate Agents Announced

2013 million dollar banquet phoenix awardCongratulations to Atlanta’s top real estate agents for 2012 and The Atlanta Board of Realtors Top Producers for 2012!

Becky Morris was named #8 Sales Associate Company-Wide for Harry Norman Realtors for 2012 (teams & individual agents), #1 Individual Agent Company-Wide. Becky Morris was #11 Individual Agent in Atlanta with the Atlanta Board of Realtors and was honored with the Atlanta Board of Realtors Phoenix Award for 10 years in the Multi-Million Dollar Club.   Becky was also the #1 Individual Agent for the Harry Norman Buckhead Office for 2012 and 2012 Agent of the Year for Harry Norman Insurance.

Bakers Farm in Vinings

An upscale luxury community of 50 homes built largely in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Bakers Farm is a sought after neighborhood in the Vinings zip code 30339.

Convenient to top private schools and Vinings Village, Bakers Farm offers beautiful homes on private wooded lots. 

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Heritage at Vinings in Smyrna

Heritage at Vinings was built in 1997 by John Wieland Homes. This popular swim/tennis community is located in Smyrna off Atlanta Road just one mile south of Smyrna Market Village.

The neighborhood consists of 188 homes and offers convenient access to I-285 and to downtown Vinings. 

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