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Sep 032015
 
Free & Cheap Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend: September 4-7, 2015

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):

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Sep 032015
 
The High Museum of Art: Free Admission & Discount Ticket Deals

We’ll be heading back to the High Museum of Art soon to play, as these are lots of fun: Through November 29, 2015, you can take a spin on one of the Los Trompos (spinning tops) in Sifly Piazza.

We’re members, so we always wander in to the museum to check out the exhibitions while we’re there. Not a member? … [more]

Sep 032015
 
Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta: Discounts + Adult Night on September 17, 2015

If you’re looking for discount tickets to Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta, you’re in luck. You’ve got a few ways to treat your kids (or yourself) to a day of play at Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta on the cheap, some with no coupon code required.

The deals:

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Sep 032015
 
Free Crafts & Classes: Bass Pro Shops, Home Depot, Williams-Sonoma, 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, Lowe’s, & 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 … [more]

Sep 032015
 
Atlanta's Daily Deals: nCrowd Code, B.J. Reece Orchards, Pettit Creek Farms, Owl-O-Ween, Spa Sydell, Auntie Anne's, Doc Green's, Seven Hens, Sun in My Belly, Georgia Craft Beer Festival, Das Best Oktoberfest, Airport Parking, Shakespeare Tavern, Celebricktion, Cinderella, Disney on Ice, Sleepy Hollow Experience, Dip 'n Dab, GA State Fair, & More

Here are a few of the highlights from ATL’s daily deals sites. And you can browse deals by category, complete with pics, on the Atlanta’s Daily Deals page.

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Aug 312015
 
Decatur Book Festival in Downtown Decatur on September 5 & 6, 2015

The Decatur Book Festival will take place Labor Day weekend, September 5 & 6, 2015, in downtown Decatur.

Like every year, there are so many free events taking place that there’s no way that I can do this event justice. I’ll hit the highlights here (a.k.a. what I’m excited about seeing), but it’s worth taking time to browse through the … [more]

Aug 312015
 
Art in the Park in Marietta Square on September 5-7, 2015

For at least a few hours this Labor Day weekend, you’ll find us at Art in the Park, which takes place on Marietta’s Historic Square. Not familiar with it? It’s a juried fine arts show, and it features works by 175 artists of all sorts—photographers, potters, sculptors, jewelers, painters, and the list goes on.

While you’re there, you can … [more]

Aug 312015
 
Dragon*Con Parade in Atlanta on September 5, 2015

We’ll be heading out to see the Dragon*Con parade again this year–my girls love the pirates, and I’m a fan of the Steampunk outfits. I never fail to be impressed by the level of creativity that participants bring to their costumes.

The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2015.

The route starts at Peachtree Street NE & Linden, … [more]

Aug 312015
 
Celebrate Freedom Atlanta Concert: Free (But Ticketed) Event on September 5, 2015

In the mood for a day of live music? The Celebrate Freedom Atlanta concert will take place on Saturday, September 5, 2015, at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta. The event includes performances by Michael W. Smith, Newsboys, Casting Crowns, Kari Jobe, Colton Dixon, & more.

Gates open at 11:00 a.m., the music begins at noon, & the festivities will … [more]