Read the April 2015 Issue of BuckHaven Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

CONTENTS

WELLSPRING TO BE FREE SEMINARS
01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

CHURCHES THROUGHOUT ATLANTA

Stand-alone events will be offered on 10 Friday mornings and seven Thursday evenings throughout 2015. Events will begin with a short encouraging dialogue with a graduate from Wellspring Living, and then attendees will divide into groups for projects that will directly impact our survivors. Each month will feature projects that will make a direct impact of the girls and women Wellspring serves.  WellspringLiving.org

BROOKHAVEN BOLT REGISTRATION
04/01/2015 - 04/30/2015

MONTH OF APRIL
ONLINE
Registration for the 8th Annual Brookhaven Bolt 5K is open! The race will be held on May 16, 2015, at the Village Place Brookhaven on Dresden Drive, but  hurry up and register for an amazing introductory deal and a great race and post-race festival!  BrookhavenBolt.com

EDWARD FOOTE
04/01/2015 - 04/30/2015

MONTH OF APRIL
ALLIANCE THEATRE
The Alliance Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere production, Edward Foote, by award-winning Atlanta playwright and author Phillip DePoy.  Edward Foote, a Gothic murder mystery set to haunting Appalachian folk song and Shape Note singing. AllianceTheatre.org

MODA SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION
04/01/2015 - 04/30/2015

MONTH OF APRIL
MUSEUM OF DESIGN
Spring means summer isn’t far away and summer means it’s time for camp where kids learn to design cool stuff while improving their science, technology, engineering and math skills and having tons of fun! For 2015, campMODA includes sessions in LEGO Robotics, Building Quest: Design through Minecraft, Gadgets and Devices: Innovating with the Great Inventors, littleBits Circuitry and Design Academy for Middle Schoolers. This year, MODA is thrilled to offer these full- and half-day camps at three locations: MODA’s Midtown home, Georgia Tech and The Lovett School in Buckhead. MuseumOfDesign.org

THE COCA-COLA BOTTLE: AN AMERICAN ICON AT 100
04/01/2015 - 04/30/2015

MONTH OF APRIL
HIGH MUSEUM
An exhibition exploring the iconic design and creative legacy of the Coca Cola bottle will feature more than 100 objects, including more than 15 works of art by Andy Warhol and more than 40 photographs inspired by or featuring the bottle. On view through Oct. 4, 2015, the exhibition will provide visitors the opportunity to view original design illustrations, historical artifacts and a century of experimentation with the Coca-Cola bottle, which has become one of the world’s most recognized icons since its inception in 1915. High.org

DECORATORS’ SHOW
04/18/2015 - 05/10/2015

HOUSE & GARDENS
CHÂTEAU SOLEIL
Experience “Château Soleil,” a French-style estate at 4701 Northside Drive in Atlanta, just minutes from the heart of Buckhead. Named for its sunny, golden façade, Château Soleil was designed by renowned architect William T. Baker and displayed in his book “New Classicists: American Architecture.” Built in 1998 on two lushly landscaped acres, this 14,000-square-foot grand estate is one of the finest examples of European-style craftsmanship in Atlanta. Don’t miss your chance to experience this one of a kind piece of architecture. DecoratorsShowHouse.org

11TH ANNUAL ALIVE! EXPO
05/02/2015 - 05/03/2015

GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER

A two day event packed with interactive demos, live health lectures from industry leaders, workshops, and kids activities that the whole family can enjoy! Attend events to learn how to integrate health and wellness into environmentally responsible, green living and to create a positive impact on the world as a whole. Attendees get a chance to experience all the newest and best natural, organic, green and eco products for your home and their entire family, even the pets! AliveExpo.com

HARRIS JACOBS DREAM RUN
05/03/2015

MJCCA ZABAN PARK

Lace up for our 22nd Annual Harris Jacobs Dream Run. Walk or run the 5K race, which begins and ends at Zaban Park and takes participants through neighborhoods on a family-friendly, certified course, and is a qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race. The race is chip-timed at the start and finish lines to ensure ultimate accuracy. Proceeds from the event will support MJCCA’s Blonder Family Department for Special Needs, a unique place for individuals of all backgrounds and abilities to socialize, learn, grow and deepen their connections to one another in the community. 678.812.4147

BROOKHAVEN FOOD TRUCK NIGHTS SEASON OPENING
05/06/2015

BLACKBURN PARK

Enjoy 13 awesome food trucks, live music and great community all in one place. Bring your lawn chairs and the whole family, even pets and join this event for its season opener.  Facebook.com/BrookhavenFTN

ATANTA'S TASTE OF THE NATION FOR NO KID HUNGRY
05/07/2015

GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Atlanta’s Taste of the Nation is the city’s preeminent culinary benefit supporting Share Our Strength’s work to end childhood hunger in the United States. Eat dishes from more than 50 local restaurants and mingle with the city’s top culinary talent, Drink award-winning wines from all over the world, Collect rare wines in our much-anticipated Beverage Auction all while listening to live music. and bidding on world-class trips, incomparable dining and luxury culinary experiences. Ce.NoKidHungry.org/Atlanta

CHASTAIN PARK SPRING ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL
05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015

Chastain Park

This two-day outdoor event brings together outstanding local, regional and national visual artists in the largest public park in Fulton County. View the work of approximately 200 fine painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers and others. The festival also offers visitors the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment, participate in hands-on arts activities, and enjoy festival foods and beverages. AFFPS.com

MAGIC MONDAY
05/11/2015

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

Try your hand at becoming a gardener and learn how to take care of plants. Planting seeds, making flower crafts, and playing games, little ones get to start diggin’ the dirt. Progam design specially for toddlers and preschoolers (18 month to 5 years). AtlantaHistoryCenter.com

CAPTURE ARTISAN WINE TOUR
05/15/2015 - 05/16/2015

AMERICAN SPIRIT WORKS

Bring your friends, and join the crew of rebel winemakers, wine country entrepreneurs, celebrated chefs and undiscovered talent for a wicked fun urban party, in a classic venue filled with beautiful wines, incredible food, and great music. Sample the most intriguing local cuisines, mingle with celebrated chefs and rising culinary stars, enjoy some sweet music, soundtracked by great DJs, see and be seen, clink some glasses, laugh, dance and party! CaptureWineTour.com

BROOKHAVEN BOLT
05/16/2015

ASHFORD PARK

Winding through the beautiful Ashford Park neighborhood in the new city of Brookhaven, this race has become one of the largest in the area and an annual family event to be enjoyed by everyone; 100 percent of the proceeds are donated directly to Ashford Park Elementary School. The race course is USATF Certified and has been called challenging but fair by previous runners. BrookhavenBolt.com

ATLANTA JAZZ FESTIVAL
05/22/2015 - 05/24/2015

Piedmont Park

Atlanta Jazz Festival is an annual celebration of music, art and culture, highlighting the heritage of jazz music. Atlanta Jazz Festival includes a series of events beginning in March of each year and culminating each Memorial Day weekend in the largest free jazz festival in the country. Grammy Award winning saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, jazz vocalist Diane Schuur, and New York City’s The Rad Trads will be among the main stage acts during the 38th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival. OCAAtlanta.com

MUSIC OF THE MAD MEN ERA
05/22/2015

ATLANTA SYMPHONY

Grab a cocktail shaker and head back in time — the music was hot, skirts were short, and dance music was on everyone’s hi-fi. Conductor Steven Reineke leads the ASO on a nostalgic trip back to the 50s and 60s, featuring vocalists Nikki Renée Daniels and Ryan Silverman singing everything from old standards by Mancini and Berlin, to music by Bacharach and Amy Winehouse. AtlantaSymphony.org

PRINCESS TEA
05/31/2015

ATLANTA EVENT CENTER AT OPERA

You and your little princesses are cordially invited to a royal engagement. Fifteen of your favorite princesses (Ariel, Belle, Rapunzel, Merida, Anna, Elsa, Giselle, Tiana, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Cinderella, Snow White, Aurora, Mulan, and Tinkerbell) will be present to perform a magical show on the enchanted stage of this historic opera house from the 1920’s. Tea4GirlTalk.com