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Salvador Dali-Trilogy of Love
08/01/2014 - 08/31/2014

ALL THROUGH AUGUST

Oglethorpe University

This exhibit at the museum of art features a selection of 14 large format lithographs by Salvador Dali, including those in his “Trilogy of Love” series. These prints are part of the OUMA permanent collection. Entry for adults in $5 and children under 12 free. Museum.Oglethorpe.edu

MEET THE PAST FESTIVAL
08/23/2014

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

Experience the best of Meet the Past offerings through interactions with characters that bring to life the stories of people from Atlanta and Georgia. Explore the galleries of the museum, the Smith Family Farm, and Swan House and engage in discussions. AtlantaHistoryCenter.com

SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL
08/23/2014 - 08/24/2014

GRANT PARK

Atlanta’s oldest park celebrates this 12th annual festival featuring hundreds of sellers in an artist market, two stages featuring live music, and a fun kids zone with storytellers, puppet shows and art activities. Additional events include a 5K race and GP Farmers Market. GPConservancy.org

WALK, WAG N RUN
08/23/2014

LENOX PARK BUCKHEAD

Pace your pet at the Ahimsa House Annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run! Bring your dogs for these runs to benefit the animal and human victims of domestic violence. Of course, walkers/runners without canine accompaniment are welcome too! AhimsaHouse.org

FESTIVAL PEACHTREE LATINO
08/24/2014

PIEDMONT PARK

The largest multicultural event in Georgia features hundreds of exhibitors, family activities, arts and crafts, international foods and live music concerts with renowned international recording artists as well as local performers. Free entry. FestivalPeachtreeLatino.com

INAUGURAL ATLANTA HALF MARATHON
08/24/2014

UNDERGROUND ATLANTA

Experience Atlanta through an entirely new perspective. Race will take you through the streets of downtown and onto the vista views of the city along the BeltLine. Finishers receive a HOTLANTA Half medal, race t-shirt and SwagFest gab. HotlantaHalf.com

22nd Annual Jeffrey Cares Atlanta
08/25/2014

American Cancer Society Building

Atlanta’s premier fashion event benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Atlanta includes a pre-show reception, fashion show, and features a special guest designer and honorary chair. JeffreyFashionCares.com

THIS LAND IS WHOSE LAND? RESEARCHING FAMILY HISTORY USING LAND RECORDS
09/06/2014

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

Atlanta History Center senior archivist Sue VerHoef offers tips, techniques, and effective strategies for using land records in your family history research. Course is appropriate for intermediate skill level. AtlantaHistoryCenter.com.

SALSA DANCE LESSONS
09/07/2014

ATLANTA BALLROOM DANCE CENTRE

It doesn’t matter if you are new to Latin dancing or an experienced dancer but want to add some more dance moves to your repertoire.Brand new to Salsa dancing? Check out the 2 p.m. beginner Salsa lesson. An experienced Salsa dancer wanting to add more dance moves? Come out to our 3 p.m. intermediate Salsa class. Afterwards come join the Bachata class for all levels. AtlantaBallroomDanceCentre.com 

MAGIC MONDAYS
09/08/2014

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

This monthly program for toddlers and preschoolers engages our youngest visitors in activities that introduce them to history in creative ways. Love making art? Then participate in different ways to create with color through paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Young ones will enjoy seeing and playing with the wide world of color. AtlantaHistoryCenter.com.

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION’S TASTE AMERICA
09/12/2014 - 09/13/2014

KING PLOW EVENT CENTER

The 2nd Annual James Beard Foundation’s Taste America will kick of its national 10-day culinary event series in Atlanta. This exciting two-day affair-a first for Atlanta-will feature a Friday evening benefit dinner at King Plow Event Gallery followed by a Saturday roster of free culinary demos, book signing and tastings. Guests will experience a unique tasting reception featuring cuisine from Atlanta’s JBF Award winning and nominated chefs followed by a decadent dinner at King Plow Event Gallery. For a hands-on experience with Chef Lynch and Chef Quatrano, culinary lovers can attend a special cooking demonstration and book signing. JBFTasteAmerica.org

ATLANTA ARTS FESTIVAL
09/13/2014 - 09/14/2014

PIEDMONT PARK

The 8th Annual Atlanta Arts Festival is a professionally-juried fine arts event that will fill Piedmont Park in Atlanta, with color and life. Ranked among the Top 100 Fine Art & Design Shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2012, Atlanta Arts Festival brings to the drawing board 200 local and nationally recognized artists from an eclectic mix of 12 mediums. Festival-goers will enjoy artist demonstrations and classes, live music, crafts for the kids and festival cuisine. AtlantaArtsFestival.com

WINE, WOMEN AND SHOES - BENEFITTING OVARIAN & GYN CANCER RESEARCH AT NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL
09/14/2014

INTERCONTINENTAL BUCKHEAD

Approximately 500 wine savvy, shoe-loving women will sip, savor and shop for a cause as they enjoy an afternoon of wine tastings from some of the country’s top winemakers, shop the latest trends in the multi-designer marketplace, bid on fabulous silent and live auction items, and swoon over the charming “Shoe Guys” serving up this season’s must-haves on silver platters. WineWomenShoesAndShoes.com

THE BREMAN MUSEUM PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP
09/23/2014

THE BREMAN MUSEUM

Silverman, Atlanta based Advertising Photographer, will teach a beginner Portrait Photography Workshop where students will learn how to get the greatest emotional impact out of their portraits. 404.870.1632

FALL FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL
09/27/2014

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

Traditional crafts, Southern foodways and environmental sustainability are at the center of the Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival. This annual family program celebrates all things Southern with an assortment of scheduled and ongoing events in the museum and at the Atlanta History Center’s 1860s Smith Family Farm. AtlantaHistoryCenter.com

FREE PARK DAY
09/27/2014

CHATTAHOOCHEE NATIONAL PARK

Entrance to all National Parks is free. Take the opportunity to explore our own National Park here in Atlanta. NPS.gov

STREETS ALIVE
09/28/2014

VIRGINIA HIGHLAND NEIGHBORHOOD

Save the date for the Next Atlanta Streets Alive!! The proposed route is a 5 mile loop on N. Highland + Highland + Boulevard + North Avenue — similar to the one that drew over 83,000 Atlantans to run, walk, dance and play in the streets last year! Five amazing Atlanta neighborhoods, connected by open streets for a for all. AtlantaStreetsAlive.com