North Georgia Pumpkin Patches

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Fall has arrived in Atlanta! Along with the cooler mornings and shorter days, we are starting to catch a glimpse of the leaves changing colors and Halloween decorations peeking out of neighboring yards. This means the farms of North Georgia are now opening their agritourism business for the fall season, with pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes galore! We’ve assembled …

Music in the Meadow with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Have you been missing the live music experience lately? Here’s your chance to catch the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra out-and-about! Music in the Meadow is a new socially-distanced, outdoor concert series being held at Serenbe featuring the music of the ASO. These outdoor concerts provide a open-air atmosphere in which to experience the Orchestra in an informal setting. Friday evening’s performance …

Laughing Skull Bringing Comedy Back at Center Stage

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Concert and comedy venues across Metro Atlanta have remained mostly closed since March, since most of their shows are unable to meet social distancing requirements necessitated by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Laughing Skull Lounge was formerly known for its 10 shows each week selling to as much as 90% capacity, in their intimate space holding only 80 people. Meanwhile Center …

Cobb Foodie Week

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Beginning this weekend and continuing through September 19th, Cobb Travel & Tourism will sponsor Cobb Foodie Week! This event replaces Cobb Restaurant Week for 2020, and will give diners the options of either stopping by participating restaurants to take advantage of special deals and menus, or they can call in their orders to go. Restaurants are an important part of …

Rescue Dog Games 2020 Goes Virtual

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Originally scheduled for March 15th, the annual Rescue Dog Games festival was set to mark it’s 5th year at Piedmont Park with interactive games, dog play areas, music and more. When it became clear that delaying this year’s event until the fall wouldn’t be feasible, organizers still wanted to hold an event to raise awareness of and funds pet rescues …

Atlanta’s Black Restaurant Week

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2020 brings about the 5th year of Atlanta’s Black Restaurant Week, and this year’s event will focus on takeout and delivery. From September 4th – 13th, prix-fixe menus will be offered at participating restaurants such as Fin and Feathers and Lake & Oak BBQ, among many others. In order to help those in the restaurant industry who have been affected by slower …

Atlanta Opera…Outdoors

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This week the Atlanta Opera announced how they will handle the upcoming 2020-2021 season during these chaotic times of social distancing. Instead of the originally planned Madame Butterfly and Festival Puccini, the Atlanta Opera will instead perform a reimagined program of shorter operas, with casts of eight members or less and smaller, 10-person orchestras. In an innovative experiment, these operas …

Scarecrows in the Garden

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It’s almost time again for the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Scarecrows in the Garden! This fun event brings to the Garden dozens of creations by local artists, crafters, youth groups and more.  Amateurs and professionals alike are invited to enter their creations for display in the Garden, and to win valuable prizes. Scarecrows will be on display beginning October 1st and …