Things to do in Atlanta August 21st - 24th

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. Have you made the best of this summer? Well, this weekend could make up for lost time, if needed. From races to festivals and art shows, you will be smiling from ear-to-ear all weekend long. Thursday, August 21 Atlanta Ballet Presents: "Wabi Sabi in the Garden" . Atlanta Ballet's Wabi Sabi returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for another evening of world premieres by some of the most in-demand, emerging choreographers in the industry, all danced in the "grandeur of the city's urban oasis." Punch Out Early . Cook Hall invites you to make the most of your summer and Punch Out Early every weekday through August 31, from 2 to 5 p.m. Slip away to Cook Hall to spend your afternoons sipping on $5 boozy punches and enjoying $5 bar snacks.

There is 3 hour complimentary valet parking available. Beat the heat and end your summer right with Cook Hall. Nothing More . Hailing from San Antonio, Nothing More is a four-headed musical hydra that runs on frenetic passion, unswerving DIY spirit and relentless sonic experimentation. Part schizoid System Of A Down weird-isms, part Mars Volta-esque prog rock freak out, part effortless pop nous, they seamlessly barrel from churning headbang to skyscraping chorus and back again in the blink of an eye. Parsons Alley Farmers Market . Come and enjoy locally grown produce and homemade products at Parsons Alley Farmers Market in Duluth! Parsons Alley Farmers Market will take place every Thursday from June-September. It is located at next to New Dawn Theater and behind Best of Brews. Cocktails in the Garden ! Weekly "social irrigation" evening with cash bars, chef demos and opportunity to explore "Imaginary Worlds: A New Kingdom of Plant Giants" living sculpture exhibition at night. Thirsty Thursday ! Every Thursday is Thirsty Thursday in Downtown Duluth. Shop. Eat. Play in Duluth Friday, August 22 Fashion Fridays at the Food Truck Park ! On Friday, August 22, The Atlanta Food Truck Park is showcasing local artisans and mobile boutiques.

The first 50 guests to arrive at the park will receive a complimentary swag bag. Come shop, sip and sup at the park! Pigs N' Peaches BBQ Festival . Music, entertainment, shopping, and good barbecue - the Pigs N' Peaches BBQ Festival has it all. Come out for a weekend filled with live music and BBQ contests on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday August 23. The festival will also feature arts, crafts, and general merchandise vendors, as well as a free Kids Zone filled with inflatables and kid-friendly interactive games. Ferret Fridays Chocolate & Wine Pairing . Each wine being served will be paired with chocolate bites and select handmade grand gourmet truffles. With the right combination, both the chocolate and wine tastes are elevated to a whole new level of gastronomic pleasure. Cats . The show that revolutionized musical theatre is opening The Lyric's 35th anniversary season! Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is inspired by the universally popular poetry of T.S. Eliot. Can Can Ball Gala 2014 .

The Atlanta Apartment Association will host its 24th annual Can Can Ball on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Come jazzed up in glitter and gold attire, and be prepared to time travel back to the roaring 20's at this black-tie optional event inspired by "The Great Gatsby." Couples Game and Paint Night . Every Friday of each month, come enjoy wine (BYOB), music entertainment, share good company, and take your relationship to the next level. Couples come together to enjoy a night of fun painting and "getting-to-know-you" game to complete the bond. We also do not discriminate between couples so bring a friend, spouse or any significant other. Saturday, August 23 College Park CITYFEST.