Things to do in Atlanta March 21st-23rd

It's is officially! Although many of us can't quite yet start our gardening or planning, we can at least embrace the warmer weather and longer days. It's time to pack up those snow boots for good and trade it in for your rain boots and swim suits because Spring is in the air! Anyone up for some burlesque? How about a marathon or some country music? Everything you need to make this first weekend of Spring a success is listed below, for your viewing pleasure. Friday, March 21 The Moody Blues Timeless Flight Tour . The Moody Blues Timeless Flight Tour is coming to the Fox Theatre on Friday, March 21 at 8 p.m. Atlanta Hawks ! Don't miss the Atlanta Hawks take on the New Orleans Pelicans at 7:30 p.m. on March 21 at Philips Arena. Red Bull Illume .

Red Bull Illume, the world's largest international photography competition dedicated to action and adventure sports, is coming to Piedmont Park in Atlanta this March 20-30. A total of 28,257 photos were submitted in 2013 by 6,417 photographers from 124 countries around the globe. The top 50 images, first unveiled in Hong Kong, are touring the world as part of a unique illuminated nighttime exhibition. This is its last US stop before heading to Spain. Saturday, March 22 George Strait . Musical icon George Strait has announced the dates for the second leg of his final two-year tour - The Cowboy Rides Away Tour - including a stop at Philips Arena in Atlanta! Crosby, Stills & Nash ! Crosby, Stills & Nash will be live at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Westside Provisions District . Steven Alan and Adult Swim are kicking off spring with a celebration of the stores official spring collection. The party features entertainment from DJ's Chris Devoe and Jason DeMarco and complimentary refreshments from Monday Night Brewing and more - 5 to 8 p.m. JCT. Kitchen & Bar .

Join JCT. Kitchen & Bar in welcoming Spring (and patio season!) to their rooftop bar. On Saturday, March 22, JCT will be grilling Andouille Sausage on the patio with Green Tomato Chow Chow and Beer Mustard, and drink specials include: $1 Ommegang "Hop House" (while supplies last,) and $6 Tea-Juana Punch (Tequila and Iced Tea Punch). Also enjoy a great mix of '80s and '90s music by Saved by the Band (former members of Metalsome and the Constellations). Sunday, March 23 The Publix Georgia Marathon . The Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 23 at 7 a.m. The race course will travel through metro Atlanta's most interesting and historic areas, including the Sweet Auburn District, Inman Park, Decatur, Druid Hills, Virginia-Highland and Midtown areas. 4th Annual Southern Fried Burlesque Fest ! Feathers and fringe and rhinestones, oh my!

The Fourth Annual Southern Fried Burlesque Festival brings the best performers from all over the world to Atlanta for a weekend full of burlesque classes, panels, and performances! This year, the festival kicks off with the New Comers Showcase Thursday night highlighting newer performers like Melody Magpie, May Hemmer, Duchess Dakini, as well as local Atlanta performers Roula Roulette, Nina Charrise, and some student group performances from classes at The Atlanta School of Burlesque. La Tagliatella . La Tagliatella celebrates its first birthday in the U.S. with 30 Days of Delizioso: all month long, they'll be thanking their guests with new dishes, specials and fun surprises. PLUS each guest can enter to win FREE Meatballs for a Year! Inman Park Restaurant Week . Get ready for a great week of Intown dining and fun as restaurants from Inman Park come together to host the annual fall version of Inman Park Restaurant Week, Monday, September 23rd-29th. The week-long affair will feature 13 of Inman Park's most popular restaurants. Each restaurant will offer a three-course, prix fixe menu, which will cost $15.00, $25.00 or $35.00.