You Gotta Have Art

FINE ARTISANS DESCEND ON BUCKHEAD

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival attendees will find plenty to add to their collections.

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival attendees will find plenty to add to their collections.

BY: Karon Warren

On Sept. 22 and 23, approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworkers, glass artists, jewelers and other artisans will display their wares at the Buckhead Fine […]

KEEP ON TRUCKIN’

GET HANDS ON WITH SOME AMAZING VEHICLES

BY: Karon Warren

At Brookhaven’s annual Touch a Truck event at Blackburn Park on June 16, families will love getting an up-close-and-personal look at a variety of police cars, fire trucks, utility trucks, maintenance vehicles and more. “We bring in various types of emergency vehicles, bucket trucks from Georgia Power, even 4×4 trucks—things kids might not normally get to see or […]

DOLLED UP

A FUN-FILLED OUTING FOR AMERICAN GIRL FANS

For kids who love the idea of exploring history with their favorite American Girl doll characters, Heritage Sandy Springs welcomes them to attend its monthly American Girl and Boy Club meeting, held at the historic Williams-Payne House. May’s event is titled “Caroline Sails Into Summer,” and attendees will learn about ships, sailing, log cabins and more as they hear the […]

ONE ENCHANTED EVENING

MEET RUDOLPH AND PALS AT THE CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER

Make magical holiday memories with the whole family at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Wonders event Dec. 10. Children of all ages will have a blast getting to meet live reindeer and experiencing the center’s new winter exhibit, featuring fairy houses and gnome homes. Other highlights include crafts, face painting, marshmallow roasting, story time and more. If […]

GET ON BOARD!

HITCH A RIDE ON MACY’S FAMOUS PINK PIG MONORAIL

Patients from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta enjoy the iconic Macy’s Pink Pig at Lenox Square for the first time this season on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Atlanta. (John Amis/AP Images for Macy’s)

Kick off the most wonderful time of the year by taking a spin on Priscilla, the 1950s-themed monorail that’s been a cherished Atlanta […]

HALLOWEEN HIJINKS

SPOOKY SPRINGS HAUNTS ABERNATHY GREENWAY PARK AGAIN THIS YEAR

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Halloween that’s full of treats, not tricks, head to Abernathy Greenway Park in Sandy Springs Oct. 21, when families are welcome to the festive Spooky Springs. There, children of all ages can get their trick-or-treating fill at candy stations, have their faces painted, enjoy tasty eats from local food trucks […]

FUN DOWN ON THE FARM

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER HOSTS ANNUAL FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Savor authentic Southern culture, traditions and food on Sept. 23 at the Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival. The historic Smith Family Farm, a rustic 1840s farmhouse that moved to the center from its original spot on North Druid Hills Road, serves as the perfect setting for a day filled with hands-on arts and crafts, cooking demos and folk music. […]

MAKING A SPLASH

PASS THE POPCORN FOR BROOKHAVEN’S MOVIES BY THE POOL

Cool off this summer with a fun night out for the whole gang. As part of its annual Dive-In Movie Nights event, the city of Brookhaven will play The Secret Life of Pets on the big screen July 14 at Briarwood Park’s outdoor pool. The animated film, which tells a cute story about how pets behave while their […]

LET THERE BE LIGHT

LANTERN FESTIVAL BRINGS LOCALS TO LIGHT UP THE RIVER

Pack your flashlights! The Sandy Springs Lantern Parade is back for its second year. The event was created by local artist Chantelle Rytter, producer of the popular BeltLine and Decatur lantern events. The parade of colorful lights travels from North Springs United Methodist Church downhill to Morgan Falls Overlook Park on the evening of June 10. Local food […]

READING TO ROVER

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENT COMBINES TALES WITH TAILS

Reading Paws helps youngsters gain self-assurance by reading aloud to skilled therapy dogs.

Reading Paws helps youngsters gain self-assurance by reading aloud to skilled therapy dogs.

Charlotte’s Web, Green Eggs and Ham, Harry Potter—the shelves of the local Atlanta- Fulton Public Library System are full of these and other classic children’s books. All branches, including Buckhead and Sandy […]