Road Trip to Greece

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For over 40 years, the Greek Orthodox community of Atlanta has been welcoming visitors to one of Atlanta’s favorite events, The Atlanta Greek Festival. This year, instead of their usual festivities, the Atlanta Greek Festival will be presented as a “Road Trip to Greece” drive thru event. You will be able to order from an authentic menu prepared by passionate …

Atlanta Film Festival

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The 44th annual Atlanta Film Festival will take place Thursday, September 17th – Sunday, September 27th. Originally scheduled for the spring, but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will now take place predominantly through online streaming, with a few “drive-in” presentations planned as well. The festival lineup was announced last spring and consists of 38 feature length films, …

Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade in Place

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If you were worried that this year’s Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade would be cancelled, fear not! The event will take place, but with a few changes due to ongoing Coronavirus concerns. Beginning on September 21, residents throughout BeltLine-adjacent neighborhoods are encouraged to place homemade lanterns on their porches, balconies, and in yards and windows, to shine their lights for all …

Enjoy the Decatur Book Festival Online!

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For 14 years, the Decatur Book Festival has been one of the most popular book festivals in the country. Each Labor Day weekend, tens of thousands of book lovers flock to downtown Decatur to participate in lectures, signings, and meet & greets with their favorite authors. This year organizers have decided a large-scale, in-person event is simply unsafe at this …

Drive Thru Jurassic Quest

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Jurassic Quest is America’s largest and most realistic dinosaur event. Typically an indoor event with guests walking through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and the Triassic period, Jurassic Quest has been re-imagined as a drive thru experience, where you can see these giant creatures from the social distanced safety of your own car! At Jurassic Quest you will see …

Sweep the Hooch

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For the 10th year, the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper organization is sponsoring their Sweep the Hooch event. Volunteers will come together to walk, wade and paddle along the river and tributaries to clean up trash and remove waste. Over the past nine years, more than 113 tons of trash has been removed by over 5,600 volunteers. This year there will be enhanced …

Slingin’ Wings Festival

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Originally scheduled for this past spring, the Slingin’ Wings Festival is on for its rescheduled date of August 15th. Social distancing and enhanced safety precautions will be in effect, such as limited capacity compared to prior years and disposable masks available at the gates for anyone who forgets to bring their own. Restaurants from all over the city will converge on …

Cocktails in the Garden

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Due to the brief closure of the Atlanta Botanical Garden earlier this year, the popular Cocktails in the Garden event has now been extended through September. The event takes place each Tuesday – Sunday evening from 5pm – 9 pm, with the last timed entry allowed at 8:30 pm. You can enjoy specialty cocktails while strolling the gardens and exploring Alice’s …