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May 242017
Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park on May 26-28, 2017

The Atlanta Jazz Festival remains one of my favorite festivals in the ATL–nothing beats live jazz music. I plan be there at least one day this weekend to relax in the shade and listen to back-to-back free concerts:

On Memorial Day Weekend, the 2017 Atlanta Jazz Festival will take place at Piedmont Park. Like most festivals, it has its share … [more]

May 242017
Decatur Arts Festival on May 27 & 28 and Decatur ArtWalk on May 26, 2017

Shopping the Decatur Arts Festival is a Memorial Day weekend tradition for us.

On May 27 & 28, 2017, head to Decatur Square for the Decatur Arts Festival. There’ll be an Artists Market, live music, theatre and comedy performances, & more. Here’s a sampling of the happenings:

Performing Arts stage at the Community Bandstand on the Decatur Square:

Saturday… [more]

May 242017
Stone Mountain Park: Discount Ticket Deals

If you are looking for discount tickets to Stone Mountain Park, you’re in luck: You have a few ways to play on the cheap, no coupon code required.

We’ll be heading back to Stone Mountain Park soon. The kids love Geyser Tower, and now that they’re older, they’re looking forward to conquering the Sky Hike (an adventure course). Plus, they … [more]

May 242017
Discounts: Heathers: The Musical at OnStage Atlanta in Decatur

Attention, Gen Xers: From July 7-August 13, 2017, Heathers: The Musical will be at OnStage Atlanta.

As a fan of the movie, I’m looking forward to seeing the stage version of Heathers. Per the summary: “Before there was Mean Girls, there was Heathers, the delightfully dark ’80s teen comedy that starred Winona Ryder as a high school girl who joins … [more]

May 242017
Discounts: Incorruptible at OnStage Atlanta in Decatur

From June 2-25, 2017, Incorruptible will be at OnStage Atlanta.

This looks like it’ll be a fun evening out. Per the summary: “Set in medieval times, this bawdy black comedy centers on a rag-tag group of financially irresponsible French monks whose patron saint seems to have deserted them. Desperate for a way to save their monastery from economic ruin, the … [more]

May 242017
Atlanta’s Daily Deals: Slide the City, Stone Mountain Park, Gigi's Cupcakes, Kilwin's, Heathers: The Musical, Mamma Mia!, Incorruptible, Robin Hood, Split in Three, Beauty & the Beast, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, La Gringa, Bodies: The Exhibition, Georgia Renaissance Festival, Atlanta Rocks, Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, Game-X, College Football Hall of Fame, & 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

May 222017
Alpharetta Arts StreetFest on May 27-29, 2017

The Alpharetta Arts Streetfest will take place on May 27-29, 2017.

There’ll be pottery wheel demonstrations & hands-on clay experiences, make-and-take crafts for the kids, & more. And, of course, you can shop the works of local artists, indulge with festival foods, & listen to live music.

If you’re heading out for the music, here’s the lineup:

Saturday, May 27… [more]

May 222017
Free & Cheap Crafts & Classes: Michaels, Home Depot, LEGO Stores, & 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]

May 192017
Yaarab Shrine Circus at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta: May 20-29, 2017

The largest Shrine Circus & Midway Carnival in North America is coming to town.

From May 20-29, 2017, the Yaarab Shrine Circus will be at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta. With the high-flying trapeze acts, Red Devil Clowns, Sea Lion Splash Show and Kachunga’s Alligator Show, Real Steel Riders, Lew-E Comedy Circus Show, & more, it’s a fun … [more]