Hello, local readers. Here’s this week’s edition of our weekend guide, and we hope that it’s helpful in finding you plenty of things to do in and around Atlanta this weekend. Don’t forget to check out our tips at each venue when you check in on Foursquare, and as always, be sure to add anything we missed in the comments section. Let us know where you end up!
Georgia Dome. Sunday, 6:30pm – 11pm. $25+.
The wrestling world’s best beatdown bonanza comes to Atlanta this year and will feature such match-ups as WWE Champion The Miz vs. Cena and World Heavyweight Champion Edge vs. Del Rio, while Triple H will challenge the legendary Undertaker’s undefeated WrestleMania streak. In addition to the hosting prowess of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, eventgoers will also get the chance to see Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of Jersey Shore fame step into the ring to compete.
International Pillow Fight Day
Freedom Park. Saturday, 3pm. Free.
Bring your best friend or your worst enemy to Freedom Park this Saturday afternoon for some good old-fashioned fun in Atlanta’s contribution to International Pillow Fight Day. From London to Buenos Aires, Budapest to Topeka, cities around the globe will participate in this worldwide celebration of fun. Pajamas are encouraged and $1/minute massages will be available to any and all participants.
Atlanta Home Show
Cobb Galleria Centre. Friday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm; Sunday, 12pm – 6pm. $10; Adults 65+ and Kids 12 and under Free.
See what’s new and comparison shop at the 33rd Annual Spring Atlanta Home Show. Take advantage of one-stop shopping for everything for your home – inside and out – and talk face to face with over 350 participating companies offering you the latest home remodeling products and services. It’s Atlanta’s largest Home Show – for three days only at the Cobb Galleria Centre!
Museums on Us by Bank of America
Various museums in Atlanta. Saturday & Sunday during museum hours. Free.
During the first Saturday and Sunday of every month, Bank of America cardholders enjoy free admission to local museums including the High Museum of Art, Atlanta History Center, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum. This weekend, check out the Henri Cartier-Bresson and Toulouse-Lautrec exhibits currently on display at the High, or venture over to the History Center to see the temporary “War in Our Backyards” display.
Inman Park Restaurant Week
Select Inman Park restaurants. Today through Sunday. $15+.
Taste what some of Atlanta’s best restaurants have to offer during Inman Park Restaurant Week, which features $15 and $25 prix fixe menus at twelve of the historic intown neighborhood’s signature nosh spots. Whether you choose from nationally recognized tried-and-true favorites Wisteria and Rathbun’s or decide to see what all the buzz surrounding the new Victory Sandwich Bar is all about, your dinner will both fill you up and benefit Atlanta’s own Project Open Hand.
Simon Fashion Now
Lenox Square. Friday, 6pm – 8pm; Saturday, 2pm – 6pm. Free.
This weekend, visit Lenox Square for a fashion extravaganza. Runway fashion shows, interactive beauty and product demonstrations, hourly prize giveaways and Style Stops are all part of the festivities. Also, don’t miss a design competition called “Design Wars,” featuring students from Bauder College at 7 PM on Friday night. The fun continues on Saturday with more free samples, Spring fashion tips, and giveaways.