Things To Do in Atlanta This Weekend January 5 through January 7

The 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship kicks off Monday. Here is what to do this weekend during the lead-up.
  • Jason Derulo and The Chainsmokers play Centennial Olympic Park ahead of the CFP National Championship.  (CFP Images)
    Jason Derulo and The Chainsmokers play Centennial Olympic Park ahead of the CFP National Championship. (CFP Images)
  • See fabulous sports photos by Walter Iooss at Michael C. Carlos Museum.
    See fabulous sports photos by Walter Iooss at Michael C. Carlos Museum.

We're all set for a new year in Atlanta. Make the weekend, and the year, a happy one.

Carol’s Picks
Carol is the ATL Insider’s culture vulture. If there is a new exhibit in town or a new show on the stage, Carol is the first to know about it.

  • Sleeping Beauty By the State Ballet of Russia, Sunday
    Though I've not seen a performance by the State Ballet of Russia, I would like to, and "Sleeping Beauty" would be a great place to start. Let's break out our tutus.

  • "And Something Magical Happened," exhibit closes Sunday
    If you love sports, then hurry to catch this exhibit before it closes. You'll see fabulous photography that is all about sports. Betcha you'll find your hero there.

Joleen's Picks
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a 5-year-old son. She and her family live in the 'burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family-friendly fun and adventure.

  • The Adventures of Gingerbread Man, through Sunday
    The Center for Puppetry Arts presents a fun twist on classic folk tales like "Hansel and Gretel: and "The Frog Prince" with its production, "The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man." There are multiple performance dates and times.

  • Repticon Atlanta Reptile & Exotic Animal Show, Saturday and Sunday
    The Repticon Animal Show will offer an informative and fun outing to lovers of reptile pets. Expect raffles, vendors, seminars and more in a family-friendly environment.

Tommy's Picks
Tommy is a young professional keeping an eye out for the city's liveliest happenings.

  • AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! Free Concert Series, Saturday - Monday
    Centennial Olympic Park becomes the main stage for free concerts in Atlanta during the lead-up to the National Championship Game, featuring The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha, Jason Derulo, Charlie Puth and more.

For the ACVB Editor's Picks along with a look at all of the events happening this weekend in Atlanta, check out our full events calendar. Then head over to InstagramFacebook and T witter to share how you will #DiscoverATL this weekend.

 

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