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Feb 242017
Mardis Gras on the Square at Midtown's Colony Square

Looking for a mid-day break on Fat Tuesday? On February 28, 2017, you can celebrate during Mardis Gras on the Square, happening on the plaza at Midtown’s Colony Square.

From 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., there’ll be live music from Atlanta Funk Society, Mardi Gras swag (while supplies last), & more. Plus, you can grab some New Orleans fare for lunch … [more]

Feb 242017
Mardis Gras Stroll at Avalon in Alpharetta on February 28, 2017

On February 28, 2017, head to Avalon in Alpharetta for the annual Mardis Gras Stroll.

From 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., participating retailers will celebrate Fat Tuesday by offering New Orleans-themed drinks, discounts, & more. Here’s a sampling of the deals:

  • American Threads: 20% off purchases during the crawl and complimentary wine
  • Cafe Intermezzo: $6 Blackberry Hurricanes
  • Fuzziwigs: 10% off any purchase
Feb 232017
Free & Cheap Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend: February 24-26, 2017

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 222017
World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta: Ticket Discounts

If you’ve been looking for discounts to the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, you’re in luck: You’ve got a few ways to save on tickets to the attraction, no coupon code required.

While you’re at the World of Coca-Cola, you can have the Vault of the Secret Formula experience, see a mix of Coca-Cola memorabilia throughout the attraction, taste more … [more]

Feb 222017
Little Shop of Stories: Black History Month Storytime & Author Visits

I just checked the list, and Little Shop of Stories in Decatur has several can’t-miss events planned in the coming days.

Here’s the lineup:

  • Sunday, February 26, 3:00 p.m.: Black History Month Storytime. They’ll be reading fun picture books about all sorts of folks, from Lonnie Johnson, the inventor of the super soaker water gun, to Wilma Rudolph, an
Feb 212017
Discounts: The Atlanta Fair at Turner Field from February 24-April 2, 2017

I can almost smell the funnel cake now:

From February 24-April 2, 2017, the Atlanta Fair will be at Turner Field, which also means that spring is essentially here—woot!

Though it’s ridiculously easy to spend a small fortune at any fair, there are plenty of deals for the Atlanta Fair, from coupons to unlimited rides. Here are a few ways … [more]

Feb 202017
Discounts: Georgia Renaissance Festival

The Georgia Renaissance Festival returns from April 15-June 4, 2017. We go every year, and the girls & I always have a fabulous time.

There’s quite a bit to do at the GA Ren Fest, my favorite being watching the shows. There’ll be jousting, the Barely Balanced Acrobatic Show, The Tortuga Twins, Hey Nunnie Nunnue, the Geoff Marsh Fire Circus, … [more]

Feb 202017
Free & Cheap Crafts & Classes: Michaels, LEGO Stores, Pottery Barn, & 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]