Hello, local readers! Hot off the press is this week’s edition of our weekend guide, filled with the best things to do in and around Atlanta this Thursday through Sunday. As always, be sure to add anything we missed in the comments section. Enjoy your weekend!!
Atlanta Fringe Festival 2nd Annual Easter Art Hunt
Grant Park. Saturday, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free.
Instead of hunting for Easter eggs, head to Grant Park this Saturday and hunt for Easter art. There will be art from local artists hidden all over the park. Whoever finds the art gets to keep it!
First Baptist Church of Decatur. Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free.
Celebrate the first Saturday in spring perusing homemade wares! Over fifteen local artists, businesses and craftspeople will be on hand- something for everyone! The Georgia Indie Alliance is also asking for donations of non-perishable snack items and gently used clothing.
The Amazing Acro-Cats
Paul Robeson Theatre. Friday, 7:00 p.m.; Saturday 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. $15.
The Amazing Acro-cats is one of four “cat shows” in the US and aims to entertain as well as educate audiences about cats and clicker training. These amazing acro-cats will ride skateboards, ring bells, walk a high wire, push a shopping cart and more. That’s not all, see the Rock Cats – real cats playing instruments! The cats have been trained by Samantha Martin, who has devoted her life to animal welfare.
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival
Georgia International Horse Park. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m . – 5:00 p.m. Free. Parking $5 for one day or $8 for both days.
Head to Conyers this weekend for the 32nd Annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival. There will be over 300 vendors selling arts and crafts, cultural performances, an Air Dog show, a scavenger hunt and a large children’s area. This 2-day event is fun for the whole family (except Fido, leave him at home).
Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus 5th Annual Big Wig Party
Atlantic Station. Saturday, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $30 in advance; $35-$40 at the door.
Don your best best wig and head to the AGMC’s annual Big Wig Party and Fundraiser this Saturday. DJ David Knapp will provide music and Smirnoff Vodka will be providing specialty cocktails. This year’s theme “Follow the Yellow Big Wig” so dress up as your favorite Wizard of Oz character and enter to win the Best Wig Contest.
Oyster & Crawfish Festival
Park Tavern. Saturday, 2:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. $20-$50. 21+.
Another weekend, another fun event at the Park Tavern. This time it’s the 10th annual Oyster and Crawfish Festival. Enjoy your favorite crustaceans while jamming out to music by Cowboy Mouth, Voodoo PoBoy and Jupiter Coyote.