Things to do in Atlanta August 28th- 31st

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. Labor Day Weekend is finally here! This is when we say goodbye to summer, hello to fall and graciously welcome a 3-day weekend! Make this last weekend of summer count with the some of the best Atlanta has to offer. From beer fests, to BBQ's and brews, this weekend is no exception to the high level of excitement that usually takes place in Atlanta. Enjoy! Thursday, August 28 Rhythm & Brews: Packway Handle Band . The finale of the happy hour concert series, Rhythm & Brews, presents: Packway Handle Band. Hailing from northwest Georgia, The Packway Handle Band's unconventional sound has been entertaining folk fans for over a decade now. The 5-man group utilizes a bevvy of electric, acoustic, and percussive instruments to generate an eccentric and enchanting sound sure to be enjoyed by music lovers of all ages. 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. Andy Sandford at Atlanta Improv . Andy Sandford is a fresh (yet bearded) face who got funny in Atlanta, GA and is now based out of New York City. His stand up is featured on XM/Sirius satellite radio. Creative Loafing Magazine named Andy "Best Atlanta Comedian," and he was a top 12 finalist in CMT's "Next Big Comic" Competition. Dog Days of Summer - BLT Steak Atlanta's End of Season Feast . As summer draws to a close it's time for one last feast to celebrate the end of the season. Chef Joseph Macy and the BLT Steak Atlanta staff have prepared a 'Dog Days of Summer' blackboard menu with favorite seasonal selections available August 25th through August 31st. 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 29 Dragon Con 2014 ! It's the most wonderful time of the year! Who's in? Yet another record crowd (over 62,000) is expected to attend the con this year. Adult Only River Canoe Paddle at CNC . Summer vacation doesn't just have to be for the kids! This is the perfect way to relax and connect to the river and its surroundings. Participants have the option to stay later to enjoy the grounds with a picnic dinner after the trip has finished. Kudzu Kings at Center Stage . Kudzu Kings are a musical outfit from Oxford, MS. Their sound is a unique blend of country, bluegrass and improvisational rock & roll.

The band was actively together for almost ten years (1994-2003). 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 30 Marietta Art in the Park Featuring the Chalk Spot . There is no need to travel for Labor Day fun - a full weekend of end-of-summer enjoyment can be found at the 28th annual Art in the Park festival in historic Marietta Square.