Center for Puppetry Arts Reopening

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The Center for Puppetry Arts has announced that they will reopen their doors on July 10th, following nearly 4 months of closure due to the Coronavirus pandemic. According to a press release on the Center for Puppetry Arts website – “While theaters and workshops remain closed, the Center for Puppetry Arts is delighted to announce the re-opening of its Worlds …

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

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Mark your calendars for the rescheduled date of the 84th annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Originally slated to occur in April, this year’s festival has been rescheduled to August 7th-9th. While the festival normally occurs in the spring at the height of blooming season for Georgia’s beautiful dogwoods, this year’s fall festival will be just as fun! Virtually every kind of …

Head North to the Butterfly Farm!

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The Dahlonega Butterfly Farm will be opening June 19th by reservation only for tours of their 760 square foot butterfly conservatory and outdoor caterpillar habitat. During your tour you can learn about the butterfly life cycle and have the opportunity to “catch” a butterfly for an up-close look! Social distancing measures are in place, and only 8 people will be …

Atlanta Attractions Reopening

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Nearly three months after the majority of Atlanta’s tourist attractions closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of Atlanta’s most popular destinations for family fun are starting to reopen. There will be changes however, from limits on the number of visitors who can enter a facility at once, to mask requirements and temperature scans. Read on for more information about …

Sandy Springs Lantern Parade (in Place!)

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The 5th Annual Sandy Springs Lantern Parade is on! This year’s event will be a bit different though, as it will be a “parade-in-place” lighting up the city of Sandy Springs over the weekend of June 19-21 each night after sunset. Everyone in Sandy Springs is encouraged to participate by decorating their porches, balconies, yards, and windows. These twinkling lights and decorations are …

Ponce City Market Slowly Reopening

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After being almost fully shuttered since mid-March, Ponce City Market has slowly begun the process of reopening. Not every resident of the market feels comfortable opening at all, and some are only returning to take out service, but this is one more step toward normalcy for the market and food hall that is a favorite among Atlantans and visitors alike. This …

Drive-In Movies at The Plaza Theatre

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Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre, located in the Poncey-Highland neighborhood, is our city’s oldest operating moving theater, having been in business for 80 years. Along with other cinemas, it was forced to close its doors in March, leaving owner Christopher Escobar unsure about the movie theater’s future. Like many other business owners across Atlanta, the Coronavirus pandemic has forced Escobar to think …