02/07/2013 - 05/30/2013
when: Thursdays through May 18, 4:30 p.m.
where: St. James Methodist Church, 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
Develop your singing, acting and dancing skills while rehearsing for our “Seussical the Musical” showcase performance! Join Horton the Elephant, Mayzie la Bird, the tiny Whos from Whoville, the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, and all your other favorite Dr Seuss characters in this magical, musical extravaganza! In addition to rehearsing for the show, we’ll play theatre games, learn warm-ups, review theatre etiquette and terminology, and more! ForefrontArts.com
36th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival
05/25/2013 - 05/27/2013
when: May 25–27
where: Piedmont Park, 400 Park Dr NE
The 36th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival will shine a spotlight on the wealth of emerging talent in the jazz world as they celebrate Generation Next. Audiences will enjoy a wide spectrum of styles from traditional straight-ahead, Latin jazz and swing to jazz flavored with neo-soul, hip-hop, R&B and world music. AtlantaFestivals.com
Great British Family Festival
when: May 25, 11 a.m.
where: Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Rd NE
An inexpensive and fun way to entertain the whole family and a have a fun afternoon in the beautiful grounds of Oglethorpe University. In addition, celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, which took place June 2, 1953. Empire-Events.net
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
05/30/2013 - 06/02/2013
when: May 30 – June 2
where: Midtown Atlanta
Get ready because the South has never tasted so good! The first festival to celebrate the South as a culinary destination, this four-day event is designed to lead guests on a culinary journey through the region. With an extensive catalog of programs and events, guests will eat, drink and learn about the South’s rich food and beverage traditions from the region’s best talent. AtlFoodAndWineFestival.com
Camp Rock Paper Scissors
when: May 30, 8 a.m.
when: 659 Peachtree St
Charm Etiquette invites young ladies ages 10-13 to join them for Camp Rock Paper Scissors, a modern spin on etiquette camp, partnering with local businesses to make this an especially unique experience. Don’t delay – space is extremely limited. Overnight at The Georgian Terrace is optional (no additional charge) with friends grouped together. CharmEtiquette.com
Circus Summer Camp
06/01/2013 - 08/31/2013
when: Every week through August | where: Davis Academy, 8105 Roberts Dr and Epstein School, 335 Colewood Way NW
Circus Camp is a day-camp experience designed to introduce children to circus, performing, and visual arts in a safe and non-competitive environment. Camper age begins at 5-years-old and includes teens. Any level of physical development and skill is welcome. CircusCamp.org
Creme de la Creme Summer Camp
06/01/2013 - 09/30/2013
when: Through September | where:4669 Roswell Road NE
For students 5-12-years old, the summer camp program blends fun and recreational adventures with activities that have learn- ing outcomes. Theme based weekly activities may include: Wacky Water Week, Sports Zone, All About Art, Stars And Stripes Forever, Backyard Science, Animal Antics, Rockin’ Records, Outdoor Adventures, What’s Cooking?, That’s Entertainment!, Planet Crème, and Festival Fun. CremeDeLaCreme.com
06/01/2013 - 08/01/2013
when: Every week through August 1
where: Buckhead Gymnastics Center, 2351 Adams Drive
Camps help children learn the sport in a FUN and safe environment. All age groups will progress at their own ability level and learn skills in each gymnastics event They will play structured games as well as participate in arts and crafts projects. BuckheadGymnastics.org
Jazz on the Lawn
06/01/2013 - 08/31/2013
when: Every Friday through August
where: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Rd NE
In a perfect setting for summer outdoor concerts, Callanwolde’s “Jazz on the Lawn” showcases a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz treasures performing a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, Latin and blues. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Callanwolde’s grounds, it’s a great way to join friends, unwind and listen to an evening of live music. Guests are invited to bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy these special concerts under the stars. Callanwolde.org
Modern Atlanta - MA13 - Design Is Human Week
06/01/2013 - 06/09/2013
when: June 1-9
where: 349 Peachtree Hills Ave NE
The sixth year in a row for MA to share bold ideas and showcase innovative design and desirable products from established and emerging brands and designers from the United States, Europe and markets in Asia and Africa. By focusing on Atlanta as the design hub of the Southeast, MA and its partners and supporters raise the bar for the city that is on the verge of becoming a sought-after destination to the international design community. Modern-Atlanta.org
The Spanish Academy Summer Camp
06/01/2013 - 07/19/2013
when: Every week through July 19 where: Locations throughout Atlanta
Our Spanish summer camps introduce Spanish using the Immersion Method; proven teaching method used for many years by teachers and language experts. This method involves immersing children into a foreign language in a fun and exciting environment. Spanish will be taught while having FUN using traditional songs, puppets, games, books, movement, and crafts. Summer camps are so much fun, and children really enjoy them. theSpanishAcademy.com
when: June 1, 10 a.m.
where: Second-Ponce De Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Rd NE
Bring your old electronics, plastic foam, paper for shredding, and latex paint, to be recycled at Keep Atlanta Beautiful’s Buckhead Recycling Center. KeepAtlantaBeautiful.org
Cheers for Children: A Cause to Celebrate
when: June 1, 8 p.m.
where: W Atlanta – Buckhead, 3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Presented by the Friends Junior Committee, this will be an evening of fun to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Featuring live music by The Potentials, silent auction, open bar and dancing! Giving.CHOA.org
Salsa Fest Atlanta
when: June 2, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
where: Atlantic Station
Live salsa music by popular artists, dance exhibitions and competitions for all to participate in and salsa workshops will take place throughout the day. Salsa Fest also features sponsor displays with free product samples, authentic Latin and international foods, and Atlanta’s best salseros. SalsaFestivalAtlanta.com
Peachtree Center Green Market
when: June 6, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | where: 200 Peachtree St.
The Green Market at Peachtree Center is back! Come check out food and fare from local growers right in the heart of Downtown Atlanta! The Market is located in the Courtyard above the Mall at Peachtree Center and will include live music every week! AtlantaDowntown.com
“Fore” The Love of a Horse
when: June 7, 9 a.m.
where: 15135 Hopewell Rd
Play golf and help a local horse rescue provide equines with a second chance for a new beginning. As part of its ongoing fundraising efforts, For the Love of a Horse, Inc. is hosting the 2nd annual golf tournament .All proceeds will benefit For the Love of a Horse, Inc, a Roswell-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit. The 18-hole golf classic will include a four person team scramble format with prizes, gift bags, hole-in-one contests, longest drive contest, and boxed lunch. An awards reception, silent auction, and raffle will take place after the tournament. FortheLoveOfAHorse.org
Modern Atlanta Home Tour 2013
06/08/2013 - 06/09/2013
when: June 8-9
where: Mod homes around Atlanta
In curating this year’s MA Home Tour, rigorous submission processes ensures a tour that is exciting, richly diverse and sums up the best contemporary residential and commercial architecture and sustainable design by some of Atlanta and the Southeast’s top design talent. $25-$35. Modern-Atanta.org
Strong4life Superhero Sprint
when: June 8, 8 a.m.
where: 400 Park Dr NE
It’s time to put on your cape and help the fight against childhood obesity! This family event at Piedmont Park will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life movement, dedicated to reversing the epidemic of childhood obesity and its associated diseases in Georgia. CHOA.org
Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts
06/08/2013 - 06/09/2013
when: June 8,10a.m.-6 p.m.and June 9,11a.m.-6 p.m.
where: 308 Peachtree Hills Ave NE
The community has embraced the event, with homeowners and local businesses posting signs inviting visitors to their historic neighborhood. Events will be held in and around the Peachtree Hills Park & Recreation Center, including food, acoustic music and activities for kids. AFFPS.com
Atlanta’s Green Fun Fest 2013
when: June 8,12 p.m.
where: Historic Fourth Ward Park, 680 Dallas St NE
Atlanta’s GREEN Fun Fest and Lawn Darts Open Challenge “Get OUT & Get ACTIVE” attitude and “Going GREEN” lifestyle into one super fun, celebration. Music, food trucks, “carnival-style” game boardwalk, farmers market, “Bazaar-style” street market, and the most insane lawn darts tournament known to man! Fight4AtL.com
when: June 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
where: The Showcase School Gallery, 1135 Sheridan Rd NE
A Backpack Journalist’s fun, educational and “real-world” summer workshop/camps are coming to Atlanta, Georgia. Learn how to write and interview and then broadcast! Experience and learn digital photography. Spend a day at a local news station in a real world experience. Part of the week includes learning all about taking great portraits and how to listen to secure a great interview for a story. Each will create a portfolio, or a digital photo-story, in print and online. ABackpackJournalist.com
Camp Hopscotch - Fairyland
06/10/2013 - 06/14/2013
when: June 10-14, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
where: Northside Drive Baptist Church Preschool, 3100 Northside Dr NW
Campers will be filled with the wonder and mystery of magical creations. Enjoy making lovely head wreathes and other wondrous concoctions. We will drink “fairy flower” tea and frolic in the summer sun! Other activities will include unique art experiences, music, computers, science, and outdoor activities. In addition, each week will have a special water play activity, worship, and a “special event.” nDBCPreschool.org
Luxury Lifestyle Goods
06/13/2013 - 06/14/2013
when: June 13, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and June 14–23, 11:30 a.m.
where: Brookhaven Town Center (near CineBistro)
Shop luxury resale goods, authentic handbags, accessories, jeans, and shoes. Offering brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel and more. Secure transactions and the most pleasant experience to purchase luxury goods. theLuxeResaleevent.com
Swim and Play
06/17/2013 - 06/21/2013
when: June 17-21
where: Buckhead YMCA, 1160 Moores Mill Road
The perfect camp for children that enjoy playing games and want to learn more aboutswimming skills and water safety. Qualified instructors will introduce and reinforce children’s swimming skills and introduce children to a variety of new and old team pool games. Each child will swim every day for 1.5 hours. After the swim piece they will enjoy playing outdoor games and activities. YMCAAtlanta.org
Atlanta Summer Beer Fest
when: June 22
where: Masquerade Music Park, 695 North Avenue NE
Cool off this summer with over 150 cold brews at the Atlanta Summer Beer Fest. Travelers new to the area can try Atlanta’s local breweries including SweetWater, Terrapin, Red Brick, Wild Heaven, Jail House and Red Hare. Admission covers a souvenir cup, live music and beer samples, with food at an additional charge. AtlantaSummerBeerFest.com
2013 Atlanta Koi Club Pond and Garden Tour
when: June 22,9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
where: Atlanta Water Gardens, 2165 Cheshire Bridge Rd
Tour Atlanta’s breathtaking Koi ponds and water gardens. This self-guided driving tour will help you experience Atlanta’s hidden backyard treasures. Whether you are a koi pond and water garden enthusiast, are looking to get some ideas for your own yard, or just love being out in nature, this tour is for you! AtlantaKoiClub.org
Hunger Games, The Concert! Summer Camp
06/24/2013 - 06/28/2013
when: June 24-28
where: Alliance Theater, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
Don’t you think it would be fun using 80s music in a concert setting? Hmm? SING FOR YOUR LIFE!!! BryanMercer@me.com