Things to do this week around Atlanta

Around Atlanta: Things to Do This Weekend

In any other year, this month would be full of concerts, live events, festivals and thousands of other fun things to do.

Unfortunately, with COVID-19 hanging around, the number of local events has been drastically reduced.

But that doesn’t mean everything has been canceled. Here are some things to do around Atlanta. But with things changing so quickly, please confirm the event is still happening before attending.

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August 1-31

Tour some of the top North Georgia vineyards and enjoy 4-5 wine tastings at each. It’s $50 to participate with 23 vineyards taking part.

Friday, Aug.28

Fox organist Ken Double will play selections from Phantom of the Opera, The Four Seasons and Three Dog Night. The free online event features the iconic 1929 Moller Pipe Organ.

Saturday, Aug. 29

Check out Metallica’s first concert of 2020 from the comfort of your car on the big screen. The Starlight Drive-In hosts the concert viewing. Tickets are $115 per car.

The first Seltzer Fest was such a sparkling success, Park Tavern decided the perfect way to end summer is to spend another Saturday sipping on spiked seltzers overlooking Piedmont Park. On Saturday, August 29, 2020, spiked seltzer lovers can sip on fizzy refreshments while enjoying live music from Davis & The Love, and dining on Park Tavern’s full patio menu at the Seltzer Fest Round Two.

The Summer Concert Series returns at the Town Green at Town Center. Admission is free with reservations to enjoy live music and food vendors. Fans can also visit one of the many restaurants located within the Town Center and bring food to the Town Green. Face masks and social distancing will be required. Texas Flood and Tommy Katona will perform.

The City of Duluth is excited to introduce a Drive-In Theatre experience! This socially distanced event will take place in the parking lot at Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory. Cars can begin entering the lot at 6:30pm and spaces are provided on a first come, first served basis.. Vehicles must be parked by 7:30pm and Grease (PG-13) will begin at 8:00pm. Prior to the film, guests can enjoy concessions by The Red Popcorn Wagon and a DJ.

Saturday, Aug. 29- Sunday, Aug. 30

Weather permitting, Jaemor Farm is welcoming visitors to come on out and pick peaches on the farm. In addition to peaches, you can also pluck your own flowers straight from their fields, and purchase treats from their market. Tickets will only be sold on-site and will be first come first serve. Once they are picked out, they will not have any more tickets available. Check their website and social handles for event updates.

Monday, Aug. 31

Live from Tyler Perry Studios, the hit music makers take it to the stage for a big night of music. Watch the event online.



Head to Lake Lanier and enjoy some time on the water. The cruise includes six drink tickets for a variety of margaritas and light appetizers including the perfect pairing with margaritas - chips and salsa!

Shop for fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, flowers, desserts, bread, sauces and soap while enjoying music.

Fridays & Saturdays

Catch some classic movies from the comfort of your car in Roswell. This week, it’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on Friday and Jumanji on Saturday night.


Families and friends are invited to stroll and shop a variety of handcrafted and homegrown products on the Plaza Green.

Sunday, Sept. 13

The Roof at Ponce City Market, in collaboration with Ponce City Market Fitness Partners CorePower, The Forum and Activvely, is hosting a social distancing workout benefit on September 13 at 9:30 am. Of note, all of the events proceeds will go to the Movemeant Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to making fitness accessible, fun and empowering while shifting the conversation from weight loss and typical beauty ideals to that of body positivity and supporting one another