BIKIN’ BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

A PARTY ON WHEELS OUT UNDER THE STARS

BY: Karon Warren

Entering its sixth year, the Atlanta Moon Ride welcomes Atlantans to don their favorite costume, colorful helmet and some glow sticks for the annual starlit 6-mile bike ride through some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure, the event continues to grow in size and scope. “Atlanta Moon Ride just gets better every year,” […]

A CANINE COLLECTION

SUPPORT GOOD CAUSES ONE FASHION AT A TIME

Now in its 11th year, Doggies on the Catwalk returns June 2 with its mix of furry friends and fashion-forward models to raise funds for Canine Assistants, a nonprofit that trains and provides service dogs for persons with physical disabilities or special needs. Since its creation in 2007 in founder E. Vincent Martinez’s fashion classroom at Grady High School, […]

BACK TO NATURE

CELEBRATE THE SPRING SEASON AND MOTHER EARTH

Locals embrace the great outdoors at the Blue Heron Nature Preserve’s annual Earth Day Celebration.

For its fourth annual Earth Day Celebration, the Blue Heron Nature Preserve, a scenic, 30-acre green space off Roswell Road in North Buckhead, has partnered with the Atlanta Audubon Society and The Amphibian Foundation to deliver a full day of activities honoring the […]

SPRING IN BLOOM

ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PIEDMONT PARK

Nothing ushers spring into the ATL more than the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, one of the city’s preeminent annual events. The third-largest fine arts festival in the country and the longest-running festival in Atlanta, it never fails to draw a crowd. More than 250,000 attendees turn out each April to enjoy a variety of fine art, live music, food and midway […]

WHAT’S COOKING

UP YOUR CULINARY GAME WITH SUR LA TABLE’S IN-STORE CLASSES

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to cook at home more often, Sur La Table can make your goal a reality. The Buckhead store offers classes taught by professional chefs in a hands-on environment nearly every day of the week. You’ll work in small groups to whip up everything from tapas to tacos to a […]

DON WE NOW OUR GARISH APPAREL

ANNUAL EVENT EMBRACES THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER

Finally, you have a good reason to sport that cheesy Christmas sweater your great-aunt gave you 10 years ago. On Dec. 16, grab your tackiest holiday garb and join hundreds of other revelers for the third annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. This guided Buckhead  area bar tour kicks off at Buckhead Saloon with a registration party featuring raffles and giveaways. […]

AFFAIRS OF THE ART

YOUR CHANCE TO PLAY HIGH MUSEUM CURATOR

At the High Museum of Art’s annual Collectors Evening fundraiser, art lovers have a special opportunity to give their opinions on a number of works that the museum is considering adding to its permanent collection.

At the High Museum’s annual Collectors Evening, art lovers get a sneak peek at works […]

GOOD EATS

TASTE OF BUCKHEAD BRINGS TOGETHER TOP CHEFS FOR A CAN’T-MISS EVENT

If you appreciate good food and delicious drinks (and who doesn’t?), mark your calendars for Sept. 14, when Taste of Buckhead returns to American Spirit Works for its 14th annual celebration.

This year, hungry event-goers will be able to sample mouthwatering eats from the chefs at more than 20 […]

LET FREEDOM RING

THE AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE IS 48 AND GOING STRONG

More than 60,000 runners and around 150,000 spectators will take to Buckhead’s main artery on July 4 for the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta’s largest annual event and one of the nation’s biggest 10K races. The course starts at Lenox Square shopping center and makes its way past the Cathedral of St. Philip, where […]

PADDLE FORWARD

STAND-UP PADDLE BOARDING RACE ON THE “HOOCH” IS PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS

High Country Outfitters is hosting its sixth annual Stand Up for the Hooch race on the Chattahoochee River on June 25. Both first-time and experienced paddlers can participate in one of the biggest stand up paddleboarding (SUP) races in the Southeast, which includes two courses that are 2 and 6 miles, respectively, with mostly flat surfaces […]