IWF 2018
Aug 23 - 26, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center
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    BronzeLens Film Festival

    BronzeLens Film Festival

    Atlanta Marriott Marquis

    8/22/2018 - 8/26/2018

    The 9th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival is back in Atlanta with film screenings, film workshops, master classes, our famous BronzeLens Awards Show, the women superstars luncheon, and more! Join us as we pursue our...

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    Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

    Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

    Grant Park

    8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will once again welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for two days of nonstop fun on Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26, 2018. Presented by and benefiting the...

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    Cocktails in the Garden

    Cocktails in the Garden

    Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Through 9/27/2018
    Starts At: 5:30 PM

    Mix and mingle every Thursday this summer at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city!Explore The Curious Garden at night, enjoy speciality cocktails, live entertainment and many other games and activities during...

    Jazz Matters Summer Concert Series

    Jazz Matters Summer Concert Series

    Wren's Nest

    Through 9/21/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Jazz Matters, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that believes Jazz Matters, because music matters. Jazz is America's only original art form and this national treasure was created by African Americans. It is...

    Beyonce & Jay Z On the Run Tour II

    Beyonce & Jay Z On the Run Tour II

    Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018

    Beyonce & Jay Z On the Run Tour II at Mercedes-Benz Stadium August 25, 2018.

    Concerts in the Garden

    Concerts in the Garden

    Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Through 8/24/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Concerts in the Garden encores for a 16th stellar season on the Great Lawn in Atlanta and at the Ivester Amphitheater in Gainesville. Kick back under the stars for seven great shows.Purchase tickets online or in person...

    Sunset Sessions at Piedmont Park

    Sunset Sessions at Piedmont Park

    Park Tavern

    Through 9/2/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Park Tavern is pleased to announce the summer leg of Sunset Sessions powered by Mountain Dew - a weekly, alternative music series in Piedmont Park. First launched in 2015, ALT 105.7 and Park Tavern once again come...

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    The Tortoise, the Hare & Other Aesop

    The Tortoise, the Hare & Other Aesop's Fables

    Center For Puppetry Arts

    8/14/2018 - 9/23/2018

    Ages 2+ | Theater for the Very Young Downstairs Theater Adapted for the puppet stage by Michael Haverty Aesop's circus is in town and the animals are ready to take the stage in this cheerful, interactive...

    OUMA

    OUMA's Permanent Collection

    Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

    8/23/2018
    Starts At: 6:30PM

    Lecture by John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections Thursday, August 23, 6:30 p.m.; Reception, 7:15 pm OUMA celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer by exhibiting more than 100 works from its permanent...

    Eddie Owen Presents: Chuck Cannon

    Eddie Owen Presents: Chuck Cannon

    Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry

    8/24/2018
    Starts At: 8:00

    Chuck Cannon written hit singles for Toby Keith and John Michael Montgomery and received awards for Broadcast Music Incorporated, as well as an Academy of Country Music award for Song of the Year.

    NAAAP Diversity Career Fair 2018

    NAAAP Diversity Career Fair 2018

    InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

    8/24/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    The Leadership Convention, presented by the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), will be held on August 23-25, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 3-day event consists of an ERG Summit, thought...

    3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

    3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

    Hampton High School

    8/25/2018
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Teams will go head to head in a single elimination 3 on 3 basketball tournament. There will be a men and women's tournament. 1st place in each tournament receives a $1,000 cash prize, a trophy, and an A.E.C Championship...

    August Arts Market at Cultured South

    August Arts Market at Cultured South

    Cultured South Fermentation Co.

    8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018
    Starts At: 11 AM

    August Arts Market at Cultured South Fermentation Co. 8/25 & 8/26 : 11 AM - 6 PM The August Arts Market will be a fun packed event with over twenty vendors, offering a wide array of goods including handmade art,...

    Topgolf Tour Atlanta Regional Tournament

    Topgolf Tour Atlanta Regional Tournament

    Topgolf Atlanta Midtown

    8/25/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    Topgolf Tour is the first golf tournament series open to players of all skill levels where men and women compete for the same prize and play the same format in hopes of advancing all the way to the championship in Las...

    Jeffrey Fashion Cares

    Jeffrey Fashion Cares

    Phipps Plaza

    8/27/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Jeffrey Kalinsky, creator of two namesake boutiques in Atlanta and Manhattan, joins Event Chairs Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams in producing the official kick-off to the fall social season: Jeffrey Fashion...

    World Summit on Mindfulness, Philosophy and Stress

    World Summit on Mindfulness, Philosophy and Stress

    Aria

    8/27/2018 - 8/28/2018
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    It gives us great pleasure to inform you that we are organising a thought provoking Conference on Mindfulness, Philosophy and Stress Management which will be held in Boston, USA from August 27-28, 2018. Conference...

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    Social Hour at STK Atlanta

    Social Hour at STK Atlanta

    STK Atlanta

    6/29/2018 - 8/31/2018
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    STK Atlanta is hosting a new Social Hour in its high-energy bar and lounge featuring an array of wallet-friendly food and drink specials available from $2 to $8. Available every Monday through Friday from 4 to 6:30 p.m.,...

    Summer Specials at Nido Cafe in Vickery Village

    Summer Specials at Nido Cafe in Vickery Village

    Nido Cafe at Vickery Village

    6/29/2018 - 8/31/2018

    Summer Specials at Nido Cafe Valid Thurs/Fri/Sat 2:30 pm - 9:30 pm Thirsty Thursdays Live Music with Billy Wilkie on Jazz Guitar starting at 6:30 pm & 1/2 price sangria FUN due Fridays - 1/2 off our cheese fondue...

    Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968

    Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968

    Beltline Eastside Trail

    7/7/2018 - 12/1/2018

    On the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside and Westside Trails, historian and curator, Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, Ph.D. presents an outdoor photography exhibit of Atlanta’s contribution to the Modern Civil Rights Movement from 1944...

    OUMA in Retrospect: Celebrating 25 Years

    OUMA in Retrospect: Celebrating 25 Years

    Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

    7/7/2018 - 9/16/2018
    Starts At: PM

    OUMA celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer by exhibiting more than 100 works from its permanent collection. Included are numerous works acquired by founding director Lloyd Nick, which illustrate the permanent...

    Flight Night at SOHO

    Flight Night at SOHO

    SOHO Restaurant

    Through 12/27/2018
    Starts At: 5:30PM

    Every Wednesday is “Flight Night” at SOHO, when wine lovers gather to experience fine wines from famous appellations and regions around the world. Each week, three wines are showcased and paired with tapas crafted...

    Menchie

    Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Sugarloaf Marketplace

    Menchie's Sugarloaf Marketplace

    Through 12/1/2018

    Our self-serve store has many rotating yogurt flavors and toppings that is always sure to surprise! Our yogurt contains live and active cultures which provides a healthier alternative to ice cream and we offer a variety...

    Self-guided Atlanta Street Art Walking Tours

    Self-guided Atlanta Street Art Walking Tours

    Cabbagetown / Little 5 Points / East Atlanta

    Through 12/31/2018
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    Atlanta Features a wealth of Street Art, Spray Art, Murals, and Graffiti. Streetartmap.org will take you on free self-guided walking art tours of Atlanta's Cabbagetown, Little Five Points, and East Atlanta...

    Live Music at Colletta

    Live Music at Colletta

    Colletta

    Through 3/6/2019
    Starts At: 6:00PM

    Make Colletta your new Wednesday night destination with some live tunes by Shreeps Zala! The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter will perform his eclectic mix of rock and indie-folk on Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. Early...

    Live Music at Oak Steakhouse

    Live Music at Oak Steakhouse

    Oak Steakhouse

    Through 3/7/2019
    Starts At: 6:00PM

    Start the weekend early with live music at Oak Steakhouse! Every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., groove along to the musical stylings of Brian Whitely, all while enjoying Oak’s signature Happy Hour. Get there early to dig in...

    Castleberry Hill 2nd Friday Art Stroll

    Castleberry Hill 2nd Friday Art Stroll

    Castleberry Hill

    Through 12/14/2018

    The Castleberry Hill Art Stroll is held in the evening on the 2nd Friday of every month. It is a self-guided tour of art galleries and venues and is completely free of charge. New info is posted on the site as it...

    Gwinnett Stripers Baseball

    Gwinnett Stripers Baseball

    Coolray Field

    Through 9/18/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Gwinnett Stripers Tickets

    Aperitivo - The Italian Happy Hour

    Aperitivo - The Italian Happy Hour

    Bellina Alimentari

    Through 10/26/2018
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    Leave all the stresses of the day behind and head over to Bellina Alimentari to experience happy hour like a true Italian! Apertivio, the Italian Happy Hour, is the perfect way to leave behind a long day and relax while...

     Food Truck Friday/Fridays N Duluth

    Food Truck Friday/Fridays N Duluth

    Duluth Town Green

    Through 9/21/2018
    Starts At: 6:00PM

    Enjoy exotic flavors in a mobile vending setting with amazing cuisine at Duluth's Fridays-N-Duluth. Food Truck Friday will take place every Friday from 6-9PM, May through September alongside Fridays-N-Duluth. Enjoy a...

    Atlanta United II Soccer at Coolray Field

    Atlanta United II Soccer at Coolray Field

    Coolray Field

    Through 10/14/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Atlanta United II Tickets

    Vickery Village Farmers Market: Thursdays

    Vickery Village Farmers Market: Thursdays

    Vickery Village

    Through 10/11/2018
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    5920 Post Rd, Cumming, Georgia 30040 Every Thursday 10 am - 1 pm May 17 - October 11 The mission of the Vickery Village Farmers Market is to provide access to fresh, high quality, locally-produced and healthy food...

    Summer Sparkles at World of Coca-Cola

    Summer Sparkles at World of Coca-Cola

    World of Coca-Cola

    Through 9/3/2018
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    As Atlanta brings the heat this summer, World of Coca-Cola brings the cool with refreshing moments of fun. From a new exhibit about Sprite Boy – the elfin ambassador of Coca-Cola from the 1940s – to a global tasting...

    Atlanta Dream Basketball

    Atlanta Dream Basketball

    McCamish Pavilion

    Through 8/31/2018
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Atlanta Dream Tickets

    Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

    Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

    High Museum of Art

    Through 9/2/2018

    The High will be the premiere U.S. venue for this playful exhibition celebrating the magical world of one of the most adored literary characters of all time.Featuring more than 200 works spanning over 90 years of Pooh...

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