11 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2018

Valentine’s Day is exactly one month away, so don’t delay on getting a jump on making the holiday special! While you’ve made dinner reservations, why not bump it up a notch with some special holiday treats?

From cooking classes to ice skating – cocktails to Atlanta’s favorite attractions – we have you covered with our list of 11 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2018.

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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” »

7 Ways to Commemorate MLK Day Around Atlanta

Martin Luther King Day is a day of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration.

We have you covered with all the happenings around Atlanta in honor of the national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: January 15th, 2018.

  1. MLK Day 5K
    Not only does the race celebrate MLK Jr. Day, but Atlanta area schools, churches, community organizations and businesses are able to use the race as a fundraiser for their community-oriented initiatives. $5 of each registration from an approved organization will be returned to that organization for use in community efforts of its choice. Drummers every 50 meters will give the race a unique vibe that will transform the 3.1 miles into fast parade.  Just think…drummers will keep the beat as you streak through the Park! The 5K walk/run is a USATF certified 5K race course and a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier.

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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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Skate the Sky

Come enjoy ice skating unlike ever before on the Roof at Ponce City Market!

When
Through February 14th, 2018

Where
Skyline Park at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Whether you are planning some festive fun through the holidays or a romantic night on the town, Skate the Sky is on our Must-Do List this Winter!

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Top 10 New Years Eve Events in Atlanta

With so many parties and events, it can be tricky narrowing down your New Year’s Eve plans around Atlanta! We have you covered with the Top 10 New Years Eve Events in Atlanta to shake up the holiday as you ring in 2018.

While the Peach Drop is a beloved Atlanta classic, some party-goers may want a little something different. After you’ve made your dinner reservations, enjoy unique twists on beloved events, wear your best cocktail attire, or even find some fun for the kids!

And we don’t just stop at New Year’s Eve – We have plans well into New Years Day.  From breaking old resolutions to making some new ones, Atlanta has plenty to celebrate as we enter the new year!

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7th Annual Highlands Santa Stumble

HO! HO! HO! Bring in the holiday cheer by dressing up in your festive costumes and attire as you make your way through 9 bars in the Virginia Highlands!

When
Saturday | December 16th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Event Runs Until Bars Close

Registration Location
Neighbors Pub
752 North Highland Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Tickets
$19.99 Per Person | 21+ ONLY

The party package includes admission to 9 VaHi establishments with drink and food specials throughout the night. Don’t forget the season of giving! Unwrapped Toys will be collected at Neighbors Pub to benefit Toys For Tots.

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