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 …

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 …

Virtual Ghost Hunting at the Wren’s Nest

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Hosted by the Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research, for six nights in September and October, paranormal investigators will lead ghost-hunting sessions at the Wren’s Nest, Georgia’s oldest house museum. Over 200 people visited the Wren’s Nest last year for paranormal investigations, and while there will be no in-person sessions this year, online sessions are still happening. Investigations will be streamed …

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 …

Yoga at the Zoo

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Stretch your bodies and relax your minds with an hour long yoga session held amidst the African Savanna at Zoo Atlanta. Classes are conducted by a certified yoga instructor, and a zoo educator will be available before and after each program to talk about the animals of the African Savanna and the zoo’s conservation work. In case of inclement weather, …