Naturalist illustrator and instructor Christy Knight will host a watercolor workshop at Blue Heron Nature Preserve. – Photos: Christy Knight

ADULT WATERCOLOR CLASS AT BLUE HERON NATURE PRESERVE

March 25
404.455.3650
bhnp.org

Get outside and join master illustrator Christy Knight for “Spring Subjects in Watercolor.” All levels are welcome to learn Knight’s step-by-step process for capturing nature’s beauty in watercolor. The class goes from 1 to 4 p.m. and costs $75.

RHYTHM & BREWS

April 8
404.851.9111
heritagesandysprings.org

Sandy Springs’ popular Rhythm & Blues festival returns with a lineup of soul and blues artists including Wrenn, All the Locals and more. Tickets for guests 21 and older start at $25 if purchased in advance, $35 the day of, and include entry to the event, two complimentary beers and a souvenir koozie.

SANDY SPRINGS ARTSAPALOOZA

April 15-16
404.873.1222
sandyspringsartsapalooza.com

Head to the 6100 block of Lake Forrest Drive to see more than 150 artists, including painters, photographers and glass blowers, creating art through public demonstrations and offering pieces for sale. The festival starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday, and ends at 5 p.m. each day.

CARS & ‘Q FOR THE CAUSE

April 29
678.892.1200
carsnq.passioncff.org

Go kick the tires of everything from a decked out VW van to flashy new car releases at Cars & ‘Q for the Cause. The event will feature more than 100 cars for attendees to peruse while enjoying barbeque, live music and beer. Advance tickets cost $15 for entry and dinner, and $30 for entry, dinner and bar access. All proceeds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.