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Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

360w_Bearden_withmodelWant to explore the High Museum of Art on the cheap? Take advantage of a discount ticket deal (or, even better, free admission) to the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, no coupon code required.

The deals:

1) While they last, $19.50 buys two adult admissions to the High Museum of Art, thanks to a deal on LocalFlavor.

2) While they last, $65 buys a one-year dual or family membership to the High Museum of Art, thanks to a deal on Sweetjack.

3) Fulton County residents & students get in free from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month; valid ID required. The next free day is Saturday, March 7, 2015. Plus, Bank of America cardholders get the free admission on the first full weekend of the month (discount applies to cardholder only).

4) On Sundays & Tuesdays, all active & veteran military personnel as well as their immediate family members will receive free admission to The High Museum of Art & free parking in the Woodruff Arts Center deck with proof of service. Proof of service includes valid military, retiree, military/retiree dependent identification card or a DD Form 214 (Report of Separation).

5) During Friday Night Lates, you can get half-off admission every Friday from 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Even better: The half-price admission deal is valid for Friday Night Music Remix, too, which takes place on the third Friday of the month & showcases live music by artists of all genres. The next Friday Night Music Remix will take place on March 20, 2015, and it features Willie Ziavino and the C.O.T. Band, which fuses trova, jazz, salsa, merengue, bachata, rumba, Caribbean rhythms, Brazilian beats, & more.

6) March is College Month at The High. Through March 31, 2015, $5 buys admission for college students with ID; the deal is available for online or walk-up tickets.

7) Through June 7, 2015, you’ll receive $5 off admission to The High on if you show your ticket stub from the Center for Civil & Human Rights. The deal works in reverse, too: If you visit the High Museum of Art in the same time frame, you can show your ticket stub to save $3 on admission to The Center for Civil & Human Rights.

8) Other ongoing discounts: Zoo Atlanta members save $3 off adult admission or $10 off a membership. If you have a PBA Advantage card or an ASO or Alliance Theatre subscriber card, you’ll save $3 off admission. ARTSCard members get $2 off admission.

Curious about what you’ll see while you’re there? Here are a few of the current exhibitions at The High:

  • On view through May 10, 2015: Dox Thrash: An American Journey
  • On view through May 24, 2015: Imagining New Worlds: Wifredo Lam, José Parlá, and Fahamu Pecou
  • On view through May 24, 2015: José Parlá: Segmented Realities
  • On view through May 31, 2015: A Painter’s Profile: The High Celebrates Romare Bearden
  • On view through May 31, 2015: Helen Levitt: In the Street
  • On view through June 6, 2015: Earl Pardon’s Portable Art: Jewelry and Design
  • On view through June 7, 2015: Gordon Parks: Segregation Story
  • On view through June 21, 2015: Leonard Freed: Black in White America
  • On view through October 4, 2015: The Coca-Cola Bottle

Upcoming exhibitions:

  • On view April 24-November 29, 2015: Los Trompos
  • On view June 21-September 6, 2015: Alex Katz: This is Now

The High Museum of Art is located at 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

lego_springIf 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:

Your ticket includes entrance to the Legoland Discovery Center + unlimited admission to Lego rides, the 4D cinema, and the attractions, including Lego Miniland, Model Builder Workshop, a Lego Racers: Build & Test area, Earthquake Tables, a Duplo Village, Lego Ninjago Laser Maze, & more.

FYI–Since Legoland is a children’s attraction, adults visiting must be accompanied by a child unless they’re attending an adults-only event; the next Adult Night will take place on March 19, 2015.

Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta is located in Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta. 404-848-9252

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

atl street food fest grouponThe Atlanta Street Food Festival will take place at Piedmont Park on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

Planning to go? You can get discount tickets to the Atlanta Street Food Festival, no coupon code required: While they last, $12 buys two food-and-beverage wristbands to the Atlanta Street Food Festival, thanks to a deal on Groupon. Children aged 12 or younger will be admitted free. Though a ticket is not required to enter the event, wristbands are required to be able to purchase food and alcohol, and each wristband includes one taste ticket.

If you miss out on the deal, you’ll need to wait a bit to get your tickets: early bird tickets to the Atlanta Street Food Festival go on sale on April 1.

The Atlanta Street Food Festival runs from noon-10:00 p.m. Not only can you indulge with food truck fare at 40+ trucks during the festival, but you can listen to live music while you’re between courses:

  • 1:30 p.m.: Nameless Band Atlanta
  • 3:30 p.m.: Gritz, Jelly & Butter
  • 5:30 p.m.: Bird City Revolutionaries
  • 7:30 p.m.: Wasted Potential
  • 9:00 p.m.: Secondhand Swagger

A portion of the proceeds from the Atlanta Street Food Festival will benefit The Giving Kitchen, a nonprofit that offers grants to support chefs, restaurant owners, managers, and other restaurant workers in times of unanticipated health crises.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

harlem globetrotters grouponIf you’re planning to head out to Philips Arena to watch the Harlem Globetrotters when they come to play in March, you may want to take advantage of one of these deals for discount tickets, no coupon code required:

Philips Arena is located at 1 Philips Dr, Atlanta.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

atl citypassDealing with cabin fever? Want to explore Atlanta attractions on the cheap? You’ve got a new mix of options, thanks to this deal:

With the Atlanta CityPASS, you’ll save almost 50% on admission to five Atlanta attractions, including some of the newest additions to the city.

The Atlanta CityPASS covers your admission to The Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, the Inside CNN Studio Tour, Fernbank Museum of Natural History (includes IMAX, too) OR the Center for Civil & Human Rights, and Zoo Atlanta (includes All-Rides Wristband) OR the College Football Hall of Fame.

The Atlanta CityPASS is valid for nine days beginning with the first day of use. If you plan it right, you’ll have two full weekends + the weekdays in between to get to all of the attractions. And you can opt for the CityPASS e-ticket if you want to start exploring right away.

Traveling? Check out the CityPASS booklets available in other cities. You can save on admission to major attractions in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Southern California, Tampa Bay, & Toronto.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

gwinnett gladiatorsIf you’re a Gwinnett Gladiators fan, you can go to a game on the cheap, no coupon code required, thanks to these deals:

  • While they last, you can save 50% on club level tickets to see the Gwinnett Gladiators play at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, thanks to a deal on Groupon. As of today (March 2), discount tickets are available for the following games: March 13 vs. South Carolina Stingrays, March 27 & 29 vs. Orlando Solar Bears, and April 8 vs. Evansville Icemen.
  • On Friendly Fridays, you can score a deal on Attack Zone tickets + dinner. Adults can choose either a hot dog or slice of pizza and a regular soda, and kids can choose either chicken bites & fries or a hot dog & fries and a kid’s soda. The deal is valid for the following Friday games: March 13 vs. South Carolina Stingrays, March 27 vs. Orlando Solar Bears, & April 3 vs. Greenville Road Warriors.
  • On Kroger Family Sundays, you save on a ticket package that includes four Premium Level tickets in select sections, a $5 Gladiators merchandise coupon, and a Kroger Family Meal. The deal is valid for the following Sunday games: March 8 vs. Florida Everblades & March 29 vs. Orlando Solar Bears.

The Arena at Gwinnett Center is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

atl-beer-carnivalAs I love beer, I’m thinking this is an excellent opportunity check out a few new-to-me brews on the cheap:

The Atlanta Beer Carnival will take place on March 21, 2015, at Atlantic Station.From 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., you can sample as many of the 100+ beers that you can safely consume, plus play carnival rides and games & bring home a ommemorative glass (while supplies last).

Want to go? The first 500 general admission tickets are $30 in advance, then the price goes up to $35 in advance & $45 at the gate, but you can save a bit with this deal: While they last, $25 buys you admission to the Atlanta Beer Carnival, including a commemorative glass (while they last) and unlimited beer samples, thanks to a deal on Sweetjack. VIP tickets are $50 in advance & $60 at the gate.

The Atlanta Beer Carnival is a 21+ event.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

harlem globetrotters goldstarIf you’re planning to head out to the Arena at Gwinnett Center to watch the Harlem Globetrotters when they come to play in March, you may want to take advantage of one of these deals for discount tickets:

The Arena at Gwinnett Center is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

first-thursdays-2013-logoIt’s almost the first Thursday of the month, which means it’s time for the First Thursdays ArtsWalk Downtown:

During First Thursdays ArtsWalk Downtown, local galleries stay open late, giving you a chance to see what you want to see, when you want to see it. Participating galleries include Fuse at C4 Atlanta, African American Panoramic Experience (APEX) Museum, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The GSU School of Art & Design Gallery, Underground Atlanta, The Rialto Center for the Arts, Luckie Street Studios, Paige Harvey Art Studio, Digital Arts Entertainment Laboratory, and the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Gallery.

The next First Thursdays ArtsWalk Downtown will take place from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on March 2, 2015. Be sure to check out the map of participating venues to plan your route.

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Mar 022015
 

the varsity sweetjackHere 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.

Don’t forget to check out today’s mix (February 27) of discount ticket deals. You’ll save up to 50% on tickets to Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s Damn Yankees at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center, Ballethnic’s The Leopard Tale at The Rialto Center for the Arts, Little Shop of Horrors at OnStage Atlanta, Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s Barnum at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center, StinkyKids: The Musical at Synchronicity Theatre, Man of La Mancha at the Labyrinth at Serenbe, Atlanta Ballet’s Camino Real at Cobb Energy Centre, tickets to performances at the Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro at Cobb Energy Centre, Actor’s Express’s Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet at the King Plow Arts Center, Theatrical Outfit’s Storefront Church, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at Lyric Studio Theatre in the Square, Georgia Ensemble Theatre’s Homers, & more.

–Jennifer Maciejewski