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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]

Apr 132017
 
Free & Cheap Crafts & Classes: Bass Pro Shops, 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 042017
 
Free Crafternoon Teen Events at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta

If you’re in need of a creative outlet for your high schooler, you’re in luck:

From 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2017, high schoolers can spend a Crafternoon at the High Museum of Art.

During Crafternoon events, teens can unwind with an afternoon of camaraderie & crafting. The projects, which are designed by an Atlanta artist, will … [more]

Apr 032017
 
Improv in the Park = Free Comedy in Atlantic Station's Central Park

Need a laugh break?

On the first Wednesday of each month from April through September, you can pack a picnic, grab a blanket, & head to Atlantic Station’s Central Park for a free improv comedy show featuring Whole World Improv.

Improv in the Park‘s 2017 season gets underway this week. The first show of the season is slated for … [more]

Apr 032017
 
Avalon Nights Live = Free Concerts in Alpharetta

Live music fans, take note:

Every Friday through October 27, 2017, swing by Avalon in Alpharetta for a free concert. From 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., you can unwind in the Plaza during Avalon Nights Live.

Here’s April’s lineup:

  • April 7: Mike Veal Band
  • April 14: A-Town, A-List
  • April 21: My Favorite Baldwin
  • April 28: Wesley Cook

FYI–As always, the lineup … [more]