Things to do in Atlanta July 24th - July 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. Summer is half-way over, but is still heating up. This week leaves little to the imagination as Atlanta takes us on whirlwind tour of comedy shows, another restaurant week, Food 101 and some classic band performances. Wind down with some jazz and maybe even some ice cream to cool things off. It's the weekend, it's party time and it's all happening in Atlanta. Thursday, July 24 Sleepy Eyes Improv . Enjoy some of the best food as you get your laugh on with Sleepy Eyes Improv July 24 at CalaBar and Grill! Sleepy Eyes Improv is the brainchild of writer/director/founder of Sleepy Eyes Filmworks Chaka Idris. Watch seasoned performers from all over the metro Atlanta area gather to create a night of laughs no one will forget! Gwinnett Restaurant Week .

No matter where you travel, it is nice to check out the local's favorite go-to restaurants, and Gwinnett has many of them. For one week, July 20-24, Explore Gwinnett takes you on an adventure to unique restaurants around Gwinnett at a price you cannot resist. 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. Dr. Strangelove - Fox Theatre's Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival . The 2014 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival will take audiences down memory lane beginning this June. In addition to enjoying a movie under the blue sky with twinkling stars and fluffy clouds, guests experience a magical pre-show experience that includes a sing-along with the Mighty Mo organ and a vintage cartoon. 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, July 25 Uncorked Artiste - Wine Glass . Can you sip from a wine glass while holding a paint brush? If so, you can paint! Classes are easy and fun, made for those with no painting experience. Don't think you can paint? A local professional artist will show you step by step how to paint your very own work of art on a wine glass; you just add your own style and creativity. Each artist (that's you) will have created a unique masterpiece to take home. Walking Tour of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum .

Experience the Atlanta BeltLine first-hand with the walking tour, guided by Trees Atlanta Docents! During a casual stroll down the Eastside Trail, attendees learn about the trees, architectural interests, and key historical stories that make the Atlanta BeltLine remarkable. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Modern Life, Modern Music . The first performance of the 2014 National Black Arts Festival Spotlight Series, this spectacular evening was curated specifically for NBAF by Marsalis and features original compositions by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Southern Beer Tours: Friday Pints Out at Wild Heaven & Twain's . Join us on our first Friday Pints out! We will start the evening off with a Welcome Reception at a restaurant for a beer to start our evening. Next we will be off to Wild Heaven for a private tasting and brewery tour. Our final stop will be to Twain's Brewpub. We will enjoy some of their brewed in house beer, a light dinner, and games (pool, shuffleboard, and darts). 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.