A WALK IN THE GARDENS

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER CELEBRATES GEORGIA’S BOTANICAL HISTORY

The Boxwood Garden above and Memorial Quarry Garden below are just two of several on display at the Atlanta History Center for National Garden Day.

Spring has sprung in the city, and there’s no better way to celebrate than spending an afternoon outside. For National Public Gardens Day on May […]

ROCK FOR A CAUSE

SECOND ANNUAL EVENT BRINGS TOGETHER SANDY SPRINGS EATERIES

Put on your stretchy pants for Food That Rocks on May 6. In partnership with the Sandy Springs Restaurant Council and Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, Food That Rocks is presented by Taste of Atlanta, and has quickly become the area’s most flavorful event.

The evening brings together 20 tasting stations from […]

TROT FOR THE TROOPS

BUCKHEAD RACE BENEFITS SOLDIERS

Lace up those running shoes to honor the men and women who protect our country. Starting and finishing at Chastain Park and passing the Galloway School, the scenic but mostly flat Salute Our Troops 5K course is perfect for beginners.

The beneficiary of the event is the Charity Benevolent Fund that assists active duty, reserve and retired soldiers with living and medical expenses. Strollers, pets […]

BUZZ – MARCH 2017

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
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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 […]

TORCH GALA

In its 27th year, the Torch Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead attracted 540 attendees, its largest crowd to date. Benefiting the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the event pays tribute to the nonprofit’s volunteers, corporate partners and physicians. This year’s honorees included Sandy Springs resident Neal Maziar, the Elvin C. Price Volunteer of the Year, and UCB Inc., the Corporate Citizen of the Year. […]

THE SWEET BUY AND BUY

ANNUAL SANDY SPRINGS EVENT IS A RESALE REVELATION

If you love a good bargain, you’re in luck. Deals galore are to be had at Sandy Springs’ 26th annual Tossed Out Treasures, a resale event and fundraiser hosted by the philanthropic Sandy Springs Society. The event draws shoppers from as far as Florida and South Carolina for its abundance of high-quality goods with names such as Waterford, Gucci and […]

BROOKHAVEN IN BLOOM

A FITTING EVENT FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF SPRING

Given the 140 cherry blossom trees that were planted in Blackburn Park back in 2014, the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival was an ideal name for a new annual event that sprang up at the park the following year. Now in its third year, the festival will draw visitors to the park on March 25 and 26 for a […]

A BATTLE OF WORDS

A LITERARY COMPETITION THAT’S POETRY IN MOTION

If a picture paints a thousand words, then what sort of imagery does a thousand spoken words conjure up? Pure poetry—which is what audience-goers will be treated to at the state finals of the annual Poetry Out Loud competition, to be held at the Atlanta History Center on March 12. High schoolers from across Georgia will compete for a spot at […]

SIMPLY BUCKHEAD’S WELCOME 2017 PARTY

Nearly 400 people gathered in ADAC’s new event space to celebrate the 6th anniversary of Simply Buckhead and the addition of new members to the Valuestream Media Group family: 17th South and BuckheadView. Produced by Legendary Events, the evening of art, food and philanthropy raised approximately $8,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer through ticket sales, a raffle and 20 percent of art sales. Well-known […]