Things to do in Atlanta April 24th-27th

Looking for things to do in Atlanta this weekend? Consider this your go-to guide for wining, dining and celebrating your way through one of the greatest cities in the south. Another week down and another weekend upon us. All I have to say is thank goodness there are weekends to look forward to! This coming weekend is filled with the typical baseball game, Renaissance Festival and musical performances from Bruce Springsteen to Alabama, and you won't hear any complaining from me. Let's close out the last weekend in April with a bang! Cheers to another great Atlanta weekend! Thursday, April 24 Mezzogiorno . La Tavola will celebrate this region's rustic coastal cuisine April 23-May 4 with a special limited-time-only, a la carte menu that will be available in addition to many regular dinner items. Drink in Design: Social Card Game ! Museum of Design Atlanta hosts a night of "Hidden Heroes" game play! Silly Monkey, LLC is back with a new game inspired by MODA's current exhibition Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things.

Guests will trade, bluff and guess things about the heroes - 36 objects featured in the exhibition. Lock and Key Singles Party at Tongue & Groove: Ages 24-49 . Women get locks, Men get keys. Find a match and get a ticket for the prize drawing. The more tickets you have the better your chance to win a prize! Find someone interesting, stay and talk for a bit! Exchange contact info if you like...we'll supply the paper and pencils! Friday, April 25 Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes . Inman Park Spring Festival takes place in one of Atlanta's oldest and most scenic neighborhoods. First developed in the late 1800s, Inman Park is home to many historic homes and parks. The Festival began in the early 1970s as a means to attract attention to gentrification efforts that sought to revitalize the community. Atlanta Braves vs. Cincinnati Reds . Perfect your Tomahawk Chop while cheering on the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field as they take on the Cincinnati Reds April 25-27. Fridays-N-Duluth: "Flicks on the Bricks" . One of Duluth's most popular multi-use facilities, the Festival Center has a mix of indoor & outdoor space for your event. The Town Green, including Taylor Park, a gazebo, patio and the terraced Town Green, can accommodate up to 10,000. Alabama .

ALABAMA is the band that changed everything. They reeled off 21 straight #1 singles, a record that will probably never be equaled in any genre. They undertook a journey that led, 73 million albums later, to the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Saturday, April 26 Georgia Renaissance Festival . Join hundreds of colorfully-clad characters for a medieval European Country Faire. Stroll through the multi-acre kingdom while feasting on hearty food and drink, shop for hand-crafted treasures, and become mesmerized by artisans at work. Ten stages of music and comedy keep you enticed well into the night, while performing animals and games ensure fun for the entire family! The Atlanta Opera - The Barber of Seville . See The Barber of Seville on April 26 at 8 p.m., April 29 at 7:30 p.m., May 2 at 8 p.m. and May 4 at 3 p.m. It is sung in Italian with projected English translations.

The wily barber Figaro aids Count Almaviva in wooing the radiant maiden, Rosina. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band . The Boss is here! Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band come to Lakewood Amphitheatre on April 26! Sunday, April 27 Disney's The Lion King . Experience the phenomenon of Disney's THE LION KING. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Taste of Marietta ! Taste of Marietta is an annual food festival always held the last Sunday in April that showcases Cobb County restaurants and caterers. It is the largest and longest running food festival in Cobb County and has become a favorite annual tradition among local residents.