Things to do in Atlanta April 3rd-6th

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. This weekend has a lot in store for us because Atlanta just has a lot to celebrate. The Atlanta Film Festival, The Atlanta Fair and super hero pub crawl are just to name a few! Pack your cape, grab your closest side kick and enjoy the weekend ahead! Thursday, April 3 Atlanta Film Festival 2014 . Join the more than 20,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy an incredible variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films and more. As an Academy Award qualifying festival, this is your chance to be among the first people in the world to see the short films that could be nominated for best picture! The 38th Annual Atlanta Film Festival runs from March 28 - April 6 2014. Check out www.atlantafilmfestival.com for passes.

The Atlanta Fair Returns ! Celebrating more than three decades of family fun, Atlanta's favorite fair is returning to Turner Field! Beginning February 28 and running nightly through April 6, visitors can soar over 90 feet in the air taking flight on the new Flying Dutchman and scream while spinning on the "CLAW" enjoy all of the midway munchies the fair has to offer! 1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories . 1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories Co-produced by Flying Carpet Theatre Co. and Center for Puppetry Arts Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez Book by Adam Koplan and Robert Lopez Mar 25 - Apr 6, 2014 Recommended for ages 6 & up A princess saves a kingdom with cliffhangers and catchy tunes in this imaginative staging of this early hit by Tony winner Robert Lopez (Avenue Q). Friday, April 4 Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers ! Don't miss the Atlanta Hawks take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:30 p.m. on April 4 at Philips Arena. Marietta Square First Friday Art Walk . Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour of the Historic Marietta Square's eclectic art scene. Art galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants and boutiques host artists within their businesses from 5pm to 9pm on the first Friday of every month, rain or shine.

Look for a variety of the arts to be represented by painters, dancers, musicians, performers and other artisans along the sidewalks throughout the Square. 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. This week we are showing Disney's Frozen. Saturday, April 5 Festival on Ponce . The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America's most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr. along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and "outsider art". In addition to the fine arts, there will be a children's area and local food and beverage.

Attendance is Free. 25th Annual Beer Carnival Returns to Atlantic Station ! Join us for the BEST Beer Carnival ever! After several years of being the Winter Beer Carnival, we have decided to change things up a bit this year and are moving to an early spring date. Quite honestly we were tired of our duck luge game icing over! Mark your calendar and join us on Saturday April 5th at Atlantic Station. For what promises to be the best Beer Carnival ever. Helicopter Rides at the Aviation Wing . Get a birds-eye view of Marietta! Join us at the Aviation Wing for Helicopter rides. Blue Ridge Helicopters will have flights going out toward Kennesaw Mountain and back to the Wing. Up to three people can ride at a time depending on weight restrictions. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Aviation Wing. Flights are held if weather is permitting.