Entries by Barry Stepe

Discover DeKalb Announces Collaboration of Multi-Million Dollar Sports Tourism Destination

Atlanta Sports Connection and Atlanta Partners for Development announced on Wednesday, Feb. 22, a collaboration partnership to build a multi-million dollar sports tourism destination. Atlanta Sports City, located in the new City of Stonecrest, is a 190-acre entertainment and recreational sports facility also equipped with the ability for corporate activities and services. The $200 million […]

Chamblee Concert Series, The Mike Veal Band

Mark your calendar for the 2017 Chamblee Summer Concert Series. Join us this summer as we bring four nights of live music to Chamblee. Bring out your blankets and lawn chairs, or reserve one of our VIP Tables to enjoy an evening of good music in Downtown Chamblee. Food and beverages (including alcohol) will be […]

Atlanta Arab Festival

SAT  April 22: 11:00 am – 9pm (New! Extended hours and special evening performances!) SUN April 23: 12:00 pm – 6 pm Alif Institute – 3288 Marjan Drive, Atlanta, GA 30340 Enjoy a weekend filled with Arabic flavors, sights, and sounds! Enjoy unique live performances on the stage. Embark on a culinary tour at the Arab […]

Tucker Chili Cook Off

March 11: Main Street Tucker The Old Town Tucker Merchants Association and The Local No. 7 host the sixth annual Tucker Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 11th, 2017. The event runs from 1:00 – 5:00 PM with all of the festivities taking place on Main Street. Your $5 entry gets you access to taste all […]

Monadnock Madness

(March – throughout the month) – Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Just 30 minutes east of Atlanta you can see vernal pools, snorkelwort, and striking diamorpha at our local monadnocks. Join the madness this March as you experience these unique places first-hand through guided hikes and events at Arabia, Panola, and Stone Mountains. Visit all […]

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival (March 25-26)

Whether you want to bring your kids for an afternoon of fun, meet friends and neighbors for food and laughter, bring out-of-town visitors to hear live music, or stroll through the park with your dog, this is the ideal spot. Attracting over 15,000 attendees, activities during the 2-day festival include a Pet Costume Contest and […]

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 18 to Jan. 8)

On view November 18 – January 8, 2017* Prepare to ooh and aah over two floors of twinkling, beautifully decorated trees showcasing celebrations around the world in the enchanting Winter Wonderland exhibition at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Twinkling with lights, glimmering with color and shining with a variety of cultural objects, more than 30 […]

Christmas at Callanwolde Light Show (Nov. 21 to Dec. 29)

This spectacular outdoor light tour will begin November 21st through the entire holiday season until December 29th at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Bring the whole family to experience the magic of the Candler historic estate as an interactive outdoor light show experience from Illuminating Design.

Stone Mountain Christmas (Nov. 12 to Jan 4.)

Stone Mountain Christmas Atlanta’s Most Heartwarming Christmas Celebration November 12 – January 4 (Select Dates) Have a Holly Jolly Christmas at Stone Mountain Park, where the true magic of the season is in the air. Enjoy the glow of more than two million lights, festive music and visits from some your favorite holiday characters. Start […]

Snow Mountain (Nov. 19 to Feb. 26)

Snow Mountain Just minutes from downtown, Snow Mountain is Atlanta’s official destination for snow-packed family fun at Stone Mountain Park. November 19, 2016 – February 26, 2017 (Select Dates) From snowman building to snowball shooting, tubing to togetherness, enjoy all the moments that will make for the perfect snow day.

Taste of Tucker (October 22)

The event offers: GREAT FOOD You get to sample amazing appetizers, entrees and desserts from a variety of local restaurants. Sample sized portions will be offered, with prices ranging from $1-$4. LIVE MUSIC / ENTERTAINMENT Check out the website for a lineup of entertainment. KIDS FUN Unleash your inner child in the KIDS ZONE.  The […]

Country Living Fair (October 21-23)

Shop for great antiques, vintage, specialty foods, handcrafted jewelry, home décor, clothing, art, seasonal décor, furniture, linens, textiles, pottery, pocketbooks, artisanal soap, seeds, plants, industrial, re-purposed and much more at Stone Mountain Park.

Stone Mountain Highland Games (October 15-16)

This year thousands of Scots (even those that wish to be ‘Scot for the Day’) from around the world will don their family tartans and gather to greet old friends and make new ones too. Come and enjoy the Highland Athletic events, Highland Dancing, Piping and Drumming, Scottish Harping. Participate in the Scottish Country Dancing […]

Brookhaven Arts Festival (October 15-16)

On October 15-16, 2016, Brookhaven will host the 2nd Annual Brookhaven Arts Festival through the Brookhaven Community Foundation. More than 100 participating artists will feature works of fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and more. Musical performances will take place over two days with featured performers. It’s a great time for individuals and […]

Brookhaven Chili Cook Off (October 8)

  Taste Chili & Stew Brunswick from 75+ Restaurant & Amateur Competition Teams Family friendly festival in heart of Brookhaven Live Music from Chelsea Shag & Sailing to Denver & DJ Suspense Fried Pork Skin Eating Contest Cold Budweiser Beer & Wine plus cold beverages for all ages Kid Zone from Southern Peach Inflatables & […]

Yellow Daisy Festival (Sept. 8 – 11)

Voted one of the top three arts & crafts shows in the Nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event and winner of multiple awards by the Southeast Festival and Events Association. More than 400 artists and crafters from 33 States and two countries display their works for your appreciation and […]

Atlanta Greek Festival (Sept. 23 – 25)

All the magic of Athens… Just miles from home!   The Atlanta Greek Festival brings all the aromas, sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece to your doorstep. Your admission ticket becomes your passport as you enjoy all the Beauty of Santorini and the Fun of Mykonos. The Annunciation Cathedral and the Atlanta Greek Community are proud […]

The TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola (Sept. 22 – 25)

The PGA TOUR is the world’s foremost golf  Tour and the home of some of the world’s top golfers including Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson. September 22-25 at the East Lake Golf Club, 2575 Alston Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30317.

Atlanta Warbird Weekend (Sept. 24 – 25)

The Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing will assemble at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport the world’s largest P-40 gathering in recent times. Along with other famous aircraft such as a FG-1D Corsair, SBD-5 Dauntless dive bomber, T-6 Texan, C-46, Stearman bi-planes, Douglas DC-3 and MORE! Many will be offering flights and cockpit tours! Meet WWII Veterans and noted […]