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Upcoming events around Atlanta – February 2017

Atlanta Winter Beer Fest

February 4, 2017 1 – 6 pm

Atlantic Station

Sample 150 beers, hear live music, and play games at Atlanta Winter Beer Fest.

Paint the Town Wine Gala

February 4, 2017 doors open 7 pm

Vinings Gallery,  Roswell

Enjoy beautiful art, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, and fine wine from Napa Valley at the Paint the Town charity event and auction.

Atlanta Home Show

February 10 – 12, 2017

Infinite Energy Center, Duluth

More than 150 companies display the latest home improvement products and services at the North Atlanta Home Show. (Repeats in October)

Valentine’s in the Garden

February 11, 2017 7 to 11 pm

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Enjoy an elegant evening of cocktails, dancing, dessert, and live entertainment at Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Arenacross Motorcycle racing

February 24, 2017 8 pm

Georgia Dome

Watch racers compete at Arenacross on a four-lane track of Georgia red clay.  Discount tickets $18.

Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure

February 25, 2017 12 pm

Enjoy a tour of nine bars & restaurants on the streetcar route, including a travel pass, complimentary drinks, and food specials.

Milton Mayors Run
February 25, 2017, 8am
Freedom Park, Milton

A flat, fast Peachtree Road Race qualifier with a t-shirt, benefiting The Lyric Welch Fund, The Colton Lee Norrell Fund, and The Kiera Grace Fund.

Monster Energy Supercross

February 25, 2017, Main Event 6:30 pm, Doors Open 12pm

Georgia Dome

Watch off-road motorcycles race on dirt tracks with steep jumps, tight corners, and obstacles at AMA Supercross.


Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

February 28, 2017 5 -9 pm


Avalons 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Stroll!  Collect beats as you enjoy live music and New-Orleans-style food and drink for sale.

Upcoming Events around Atlanta – January 2017

Upcoming Events in January 2017

Atlanta Boat Show
January 12 – 15, 2017
Georgia World Congress Center
See hundreds of new boats, marine gear, and accessories at the Atlanta Boat Show.

Disco Skate at Avalon on Ice
January 14th 5pm-10pm

Wear your best 70’s inspired style while we skate the night away to throwback disco tunes. All skaters dressed in disco wear will receive $2 off an Avalon on Ice Ticket. Best dressed will win a prize.  Costume Contest starts at 7PM. Participants must be present at or around the ice rink.

Annual Youth Day
January 14th 8am-3pm
Yahoola Creek Park, Dahlonega
Come out to our Annual Youth Day.  There will be a free guided squirrel hunt, gun safety, and skeet shooting for all ages! *Lunch provided

Spinning Fitness Class Fundraiser for Charity
January 14th, 1-2pm
Cyberbar, Dunwoody
Burn some calories at our fundraising events for campaign materials to raise funds for North Fulton homeless. $25 donation

MLK Day parade
January 16, 2017, Noon
MLK Day commemoration
January 16, 2017, 10 am
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service featuring a gospel artist and keynote speaker Dr. William Barber, II.  Arrive Early.

MLK Day 5K Drum Run
January 16, 2017, 8 am
Piedmont Park
Music Starts at 8am, 5k line up at 8:45am
Drummers will keep the beat as your feet hit the street.
Don’t miss out on the music beforehand and post race party immediately after the race!

Penguin day at the Georgia Aquarium
January 21, 2017, 11 am – 2 pm
Georgia Aquarium
Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day with our annual Party with the Penguins! Join us in the Arctic Ballroom.  Including photo stations, penguin-keeper Q & A sessions and penguin nest-building activities, and meet a real penguin in person!

Atlanta Winter Wine Fest
January 21, 2017, 12 – 4 pm
City Winery, Atlanta
Atlanta Winter Wine Fest offers 50 wines to taste, souvenir tasting glad, with live music, a DJ, and food for sale.  Age 21+.

Atlanta Cask Ale Festival
January 21, 2017, 2:30 – 6 pm
5 Seasons Sandy Springs & Taco Mac Prado
Sample 50 cask-conditioned ales from U.S. and U.K. craft brewers at the Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting. 21+ Bring ID

Atlanta Model Train Show
January 21, 2017, 9am-4pm
Infinite Energy Center, Duluth
The Atlanta Model Train Show features large working model train layouts and 300 vendors.

Jaimee Paul-Jazz Performance
January 21, 2017 8 pm
Sylvia Beard Theatre, Buford
Jazz singer Jaimee Paul performs jazz standards of the ‘30s, pop standards of the ‘70s, and everything in between during her show “Always & Forever”

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
January 24 – Feb. 15, 2017
Multiple locations:

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
GTC Merchants Walk
UA Tara Cinemas
Regal Perimeter Pointe
Lefont Sandy Springs
Regal Atlantic Station
Woodruff Arts Center, Symphony Hall

Films from around the world that explore themes of Jewish life, culture, and history. Vote for your favorites and see guest filmmakers, actors, authors, and academics. Films that sell out may be repeated on the last day.

March for Babies Luncheon
January 25th 11:30-1pm
The Metropolitan Club, Alpharetta
Kick off of North Fulton March for Babies walk season on January 25th! If you are an existing team or interested in hearing more about this event, please join us for a fun, informative luncheon. FREE but RSVP by January 18th

Wild Kratts Live
January 27 – 28, 2017, 6:30 pm
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Wild Kratts Live features Martin & Chris Kratt of PBS TV in a funny show about animals.

Atlanta Camping & RV Show
January 27 – 29, 2017
Atanta Exposition Center South
Meet RV dealers and manufacturers.  See the latest models of motor homes, fifth wheels, campers, and travel trailers.

Homeowners’ expo
January 27 – 29, 2017
Atlanta Exposition Center North
Meet vendors of home products and services.  See exhibits at the Atlanta Build, Remodel & Landscape Expo.

Magic & Mystery with Mat LaVore
January 28, 2017 8 pm
Omni Atlanta Hotel
Magic & Mystery is an evening of astonishing magic and mind reading by professional magician Mat LaVore.

Battle of the Bands
January 28, 2017
Georgia Dome
Watch the eight best marching bands from colleges competing in the Battle of the Bands.

The Great American Motorcycle Show
January 28 – 29, 2017
Cobb Galleria Centre
The Great American Motorcycle Show features motorcycles, accessories, and southern rock.
All Out 2017 at Red Brick Brewing and REI
Outdoor party, Atlanta
January 28, 2017 1 – 5 pm
REI Outdoor School classes, a mobile climbing wall, live music, a fire and marshmallows to roast for s’mores, plus beer if you are age 21+. Member price: FREE Non-Member price: $12