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Apr 272017
Free & Cheap Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend: April 28-30, 2017

I’m more than ready for the weekend. Looking for something fun to do? Check out these five events (or browse Atlanta on the Cheap’s calendar of events to remind yourself of other can’t-miss events happening in the ATL):

Apr 272017
Discounts: Georgia Renaissance Festival

The Georgia Renaissance Festival is back in town through June 4, 2017. We go every year, and the girls & I always have a fabulous time.

There’s quite a bit to do at the GA Ren Fest, my favorite being watching the shows. There’ll be jousting, the Barely Balanced Acrobatic Show, The Tortuga Twins, Hey Nunnie Nunnie, the Geoff Marsh … [more]

Apr 272017
Atlanta Burger Week = $5 Burgers through April 29, 2017

I’m in:

Through April 29, 2017, you can indulge with $5 burgers at 40+ restaurants during Atlanta Burger Week.

Burgers will be served a la carte (translation: sides are extra). And as demand will likely be high (because, seriously, $5 burgers), please be patient if your wait time at the restaurant runs a bit on the long side & … [more]

Apr 272017
Free & Cheap Crafts & Classes: LEGO Stores, Pike Nurseries, Michaels, & More

If you’re looking for ways to get creative on the cheap, you’ve got a few options. Throughout the month, you’ll find free & cheap crafts at Michaels & Home Depot, free events at Bass Pro Shops, free decorating classes at Pottery Barn, free cooking techniques classes at Williams-Sonoma, free mini-model builds at Lego stores, & more.

Here’s the schedule of … [more]

Apr 272017
Atlanta’s Daily Deals: Finding Neverland, Camino Real, Greater Tuna, Riverdance, The Comedy of Errors, Native Son, Beauty & the Beast, The Dancing Handkerchief, The Dancing Granny, Bodies: The Exhibition, Medieval Times, Georgia Renaissance Festival, Atlanta Rocks, Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, Game-X, College Football Hall of Fame, The Punchline, & More

Want to save a few bucks when you’re out & about? Here are a few of the highlights from ATL’s daily deals sites.

Extra Savings

Apr 252017
Inman Park Festival & Tour of Homes: April 29 & 30, 2017

It’s almost the last weekend of April, which means it’s time for the Inman Park Festival.

Often described as “spirited” and “eclectic,” it’s worth checking out for the parade alone, which kicks off at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, & features the Butterfly, Trash Monarch, Precision Attache Case Drill Team, Seed & Feed Marching Abominables, & more. The … [more]

Apr 252017
Free Sunset Sessions Concerts at Park Tavern in Atlanta

This remains my favorite free concert series in Atlanta:

On Sunday, April 30, the 2017 season of Sunset Sessions gets underway at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park.

Want to go? Sunset Sessions takes place from 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. on Sundays through October 1, 2017. It’s free to attend Sunset Sessions, but it is a 21+ event.

Here’s the lineup to … [more]

Apr 252017
Spring Jonquil Festival in Smyrna on April 29 & 30, 2017

On April 29 & 30, 2017, the Spring Jonquil Festival will take place on the Village Green in downtown Smyrna.

Admission is free, and the festivities include an arts & crafts market showcasing the works of 175+ artists, children’s activities, live entertainment featuring puppeteer Peter Hart and acoustic music by Scott Thompson, & more.

While you’re there, you can shop … [more]