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Feb 042016
Free & Cheap Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend: February 5-7, 2016

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):

Feb 042016
Discounts: Cirque du Soleil's Kurios in Atlanta

Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios: A Cabinet of Curiosities will be at the Grand Chapiteau at Atlantic Station from March 3-May 8, 2016.

Cirque du Soleil’s productions never cease to amaze me–the gorgeous costuming and choreography make each show feel like a work of art, and I remain in awe of the complex circus arts the performers manage to pull off … [more]

Feb 042016
Discounts: Atlanta Ballet's Moulin Rouge at Cobb Energy Centre

Atlanta Ballet’s Moulin Rouge will be at the Cobb Energy Centre from February 5-13, 2016.

Per the summary: “Paris’ famed Moulin Rouge is the spiritual birthplace of the can-can, not to mention history’s most famous cabaret. Step into this bohemian realm of courtesans and grand spectacle as Atlanta Ballet presents the return of Moulin Rouge–The Ballet, an explosive story of … [more]

Feb 042016
The High Museum of Art: Free Admission & Discount Ticket Deals

If you haven’t seen the Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion exhibition, I vote for going. It’s amazing. Herpen’s blend of technology, unique materials, & design make it a fitting display for The High. You’ll see dresses that were 3D printed, pieces that incorporate oddities like umbrella tines, works crafted from unusual materials like steel blended with silk, & more.

Want … [more]

Feb 042016
Free Family Day at The Hudgens in Duluth on February 6, 2016

On Saturday, February 6, 2016, The Hudgens Center for the Arts will host a free family day.

From 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., you can take advantage of free admission to the Hudgens Center for the Arts. Though I don’t see the details for this month, head out early, as the morning typically features crafts & other activities for kids.

While … [more]

Feb 042016
Free Crafts & Classes: Home Depot, Michaels, Williams-Sonoma, & 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]

Feb 042016
Atlanta's Daily Deals: Costco, Cirque du Soleil's Kurios, Sound of Music, Atlanta Ballet's Moulin Rouge, The Full Monty, Movie Tickets, Zoo Atlanta, Children's Museum of Atlanta, Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta, SkyView Ferris Wheel, Atlanta Movie Tours, Ringling Bros: Circus Xtreme, Disney on Ice: Frozen, Agave, Sun in My Belly, & 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.

Feb 032016
Oakland Cemetery: Free Tours During Black History Month

I want to make it out for one of these free tours at Oakland Cemetery:

This month, Oakland Cemetery will offer free guided walking tours to celebrate Black History Month. The tours cover the African-American grounds as well as other notable individuals at Oakland Cemetery, such as Mayor Maynard Jackson, Bishop Wesley John Gaines (founder of Morris Brown College), … [more]

Feb 032016
Free Open Studio Teen Events at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta

This looks like an awesome opportunity for teens:

From 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2016, high schoolers can head to the Greene Family Education Center at the High Museum of Art for a free Open Studio event.

During Open Studio events, teens can get creative while working with a variety of materials, from charcoal & paint to … [more]

Feb 012016
Free Jugglers Festival at the Yaarab Shrine Center in Atlanta on February 5-7, 2016

On my list of places to be this weekend:

From February 5-7, 2016, look out for falling objects at the Yaarab Shrine Center in Atlanta, home to the 38th Annual Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival. For much of the festival, you’ll see random jugglers juggling random things. But there are organized events: At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, the … [more]