Things to do in Atlanta February 20th-23rd

Spring is right around the corner. The days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer and the beer is getting colder. Say good bye to you snow boots and hello to your swim suit (almost) and embrace the change in season. With this change comes more things to do: concerts, parades, sporting events and comedy shows. Keep up the hard work, peeps. Spring is a comin'! Thursday, February 20 Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival . The wait is finally over. Tickets for the 14th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival are on sale now. You can order your tickets here online, or by calling the AJFF Box Office at 866-214-2072. The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, the Southeast's largest film festival and 2nd largest Jewish film festival in the world, will feature more than 65 films, multiple post screening panels and special events offering something for everyone. National Margarita Day .

In honor of National Margarita Day this Saturday, February 22, El Taco is hosting a build your own margarita competition, "B.Y.O. Margarita," a little early on Thursday, February 20. In five easy steps guests will create and name their own one-of-a-kind margarita for a chance to win cocktail glory and a spot on El Taco's menu on Saturday. Boogalou Restaurant Lounge . Our February soukle takes place at the swingin' new Boogalou Restaurant Lounge. Join in our relaxed efforts to build friendships, business contacts and explore Atlanta restaurants together. Our sponsor RedPill will be providing on-the-spot lifestyle assessments and raffling off services including career consultation, yoga classes, and personal health detox regiments. Don't miss out! Friday, February 21 Robin Thicke . Robin Thicke will join special guests Jessie J & DJ Cassidy for an unforgettable evening of music on Feb. 21 at the Fox Theatre.

Demi Lovato is coming ! Platinum-selling music artist and the X-Factor judge Demi Lovato with Little Mix & Fifth Harmony will take the stage at Philips Arena on Friday, Feb. 21. Friday Jazz in February . Join us for Friday Jazz in February with legendary jazz organist Ike Stubblefield. Friday Jazz is an evening of art & music every third Friday of the month with extended hours. Free with museum admission and free to members. All Wieland Pavilion galleries will be open. Saturday, February 22 Jennifer Nettles . Jennifer Nettles is coming to the Fox Theatre on Saturday, February 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now! The Atlanta Hawks ! The Atlanta Hawks will go head to head against the New York Knicks on Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Philips Arena. Get your tickets today! Shrek the Musical . A delight for the whole family, this musical based on the beloved Dreamworks film character and William Steig's 1990s book will charm even the hardest ogre-ness out of everyone. This wonderful musical ran for 12 months on Broadway and is now adapted to a family friendly one-act experience. The Black History Month Parade . The Black History Month Parade is the largest celebration of African-American History Month in America. The Black History Month Parade celebrates the culture, heritage, history and accomplishments of African-Americans in the United States and internationally. This historic event will feature marching bands, entertainers, dignitaries, civic groups, non-profits, celebrities, corporate groups, entertainment and fun for the whole family.

Join in on the Excitement!!! Sunday, February 23 STEAMHOUSE LOUNGE OYSTERFEST . Our legendary Oysterfest is back by popular demand. It will be held Feb 22nd and 23rd of 2014. Don't be fooled by IMITATION...ATLANTA's ORIGINAL OYSTERFEST.... STEAMHOUSE LOUNGE back for its 27th year and will be bigger and better than ever! Eat, Drink, Laugh . Anthony Anderson, Chris Spencer, Lavar Walker and a Live Band Performance by Gritz & Jelly Butter; all this plus Other Celebrity Comedians and Hollywood Guest Surprises! For more information about the author, Denielle D'Ambrosio, please visit my Google+ profile page.