Hello, local readers. Once again we’re here with your weekend guide, where we share our favorite things to do in and around Atlanta and point out where you can get free stuff along the way. As always, be sure to add anything we missed in the comments.
Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular
Center Stage Theater. Saturday, shows starting at 8 pm and midnight. $29.
This laser show features multi-screen video projection, displaying 3-D laser technology choreographed to Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side Of The Moon” and “The Best of Pink Floyd.” The two hour spectacular is now in its 23rd year of touring, so be sure to catch this hit show while it’s in Atlanta.
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Atlanta Thrashers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Philips Arena. Friday, 7:30pm. $10+.
Get your crew together and travel to “blue land” to support the Atlanta Thrashers this weekend. Just two games behind the Capitals, the Thrashers are looking to clench a win on home ice.
Alliance Française d’Atlanta Winter Open House
Alliance Française. Thursday, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Free.
Visit the Alliance, meet the teachers and staff, tour the facility, and learn about their language classes, cultural programs, trips and membership benefits. Plus you can take a half hour beginner French demonstration class at 7pm and even complete an on-site placement evaluation to determine your level if interested in enrolling in classes. The best part – enjoy French wine and cheese at the reception.
North Atlanta Sports Collectibles Show
Doubletree Hotel/Northlake. Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. Free.
Sports aficionados, this event is right up your alley. Browse the multitude of sports-related paraphernalia on display by knowledgeable exhibitors and vendors, including vintage trading cards, signed collectibles, hobby supplies, and more. Whether you are a long-time collector or just an avid sports fan, take this unique (and free!) opportunity to converse with other sports lovers in a casual setting.
Friday Nights at Mingles
Mingles Martini Bar & Lounge. Friday, 10pm – 3am. Free with RSVP.
Add yourself to the guest list ASAP for complimentary entry and free martini shots from 10 to 11pm this Friday at Mingles Martini Bar & Lounge and experience what Atlanta’s been missing! Located in cosmopolitan downtown Atlanta, Mingles is the perfect place to eat, drink, dance, and (you guessed it) mingle your Friday nights away.