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!!
Season of Magic
Piedmont Park. Daily, through January 6th. 4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. $25 for adults; $20 for children 11 and under for horse drawn carriages. $3 for carousel rides.
This is the last weekend to experience the Season of Magic in Piedmont Park. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the park and see the beautiful views of Atlanta. Carriage rides are approximately 20 minutes long. There will also be carousel rides.
Jewels of the Titanic
Premier Exhibition Center at Atlantic Station. Wednesday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Friday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Last entry one hour before the close of the exhibit. Adults $29.92; Children 4-12 $21.28; Seniors 65 and older $27.76
If you’re a Titanic buff and live in Atlanta, you’re lucky enough to be in the debut city for the Jewels of the Titanic exhibit. You will see 15 of the most prestigious artifacts that were rescued from the wreckage. Diamonds, sapphires, pearls and gold jewelry belonging to the passengers will be on display. Cost of entry includes admission to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.
Georgia Bridal Show
Cobb Galleria. Sunday , 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $10 in advance; $15 at the door.
Are you getting ready to tie the knot in 2013? Get all the information you need at the Georgia Bridal Show. There will be photographers, cake samples, a fashion show with bridal gowns, food, flowers and more. Come find the inspiration for your perfect wedding.
Dave Attell at the Punchline
The Punchline. Friday, 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.; Saturday 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.; Sudnay 8:00 p.m. $35.
Get ready to laugh at the jokes of Dave Attell. The comedian has a hit series on Comedy Central, has written for Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and will be here at The Punchline for three nights.
Gift of Lights
Atlanta Motor Speedway. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sunday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday $15 per car; Friday – Sunday $20 per car.
This is the last weekend to see the Gift of Lights at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. See huge displays with millions of lights. The holidays may be over, but this is one event that you’ll still want to see. Get the whole family into the car and head over.
Atlanta Triathlon Club Kickoff Session
Energy Lab. Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free.
Was your New Year’s Resolution to get into better shape? The Atlanta Triathlon Club can make it happen. Attend their 2013 Kickoff Session and learn about their different training programs. Maybe 2013 is the year that you finally do that triathlon you’ve been talking about.