• Top 10 things to do this weekend

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    Friday

    Atlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins Pre-Season

    The Atlanta Falcons will kick off the pre-season against the Miami Dolphins at the Georgia Dome on Friday! It’s time to “Rise Up,” Atlanta!


    Saturday

    19th Annual Flashback Festival

    Billed as one of Atlanta’s biggest R&B concerts, this event features legendary artists from back in the day at Aaron’s Lakewood Amphitheater. You can win front row seats too! 

    Amp It Up 5K Run/Walk

    Come out and enjoy a day at Piedmont Park!  This year’s Amp It UP 5K Run/Walk will benefit Adventure Amputee Camp and will be used to expand the annual summer and winter camps for children with amputations and limb differences. 


    Sunday

    Oddball Comedy Fest

    Funny or Die presents the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Fest, featuring Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Hannibal Buress, and more!

     

    Friday, Saturday & Sunday

    Scott Antique Market

    Come to America’s favorite treasure hunt!  This antique show has 3,500 booths filled with antiques and collectibles at the Atlanta Expo Center.  Hours are 9a-6p on Friday and Saturday and 10a-4p on Sunday. 

    TAP-A-CE-TIC

    TAP-A-CE-TIC uses technology, sensational lighting, live music, indescribable tap sets, and sounds of the performers’ feet to take the audience on an unimaginable journey!  The six performers will keep you expecting the unexpected in the multi-sensory world they create through the magic of live theater and dance.

     

    Saturday & Sunday

    Sweet Auburn Music Festival:  Aug 9-10

    This music festival is a multi-genre event featuring three distinct forms of music – R&B, Hip-Hop, and Gospel.  Whether you’re a patron or participant, you will celebrate the experience of being a part of a festival of food, fun, and music! 

     

    Downtown Restaurant Week:  Aug 9-17

    Gets a special deal on a fixed-price meal at dozens of restaurants including brunch, lunch, and dinner as the event celebrates its 12th year!  Signature menus from more than 30 of Downtown’s best restaurants will be exclusively priced at $15, $25, and $25. 

     

    Next week

    Brad Paisley’s Country Nation World Tour:  Aug 14

    Country music fans, Brad Paisley is bringing his world tour to Atlanta at Aaron’s Lakewood Amphitheater!   The line-up also includes Leah Turner, Charlie Worsham, and Randy Houser!   The concert countdown clock is ticking, so purchase your tickets soon!

     

    Dream Cars Exhibit:  now through Sept 7

    This exhibition explores the innovative designs that sparked ideas of future possibility and progress.  It examines the dream car through five themes: individual makers, the impact of styling, visionary designers, the design process, and the influence of automobile fairs.  See them now at the High Museum. 

     

     

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