Things to do in Atlanta May 1st-4th

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. Another week down and another weekend upon us. All I have to say is thank goodness there are weekends to look forward to! This coming weekend is filled with all things Cinco de Mayo, and of course the typical Atlanta events consisting of bar crawls and sports games. Let's make this first May weekend one we won't forget (or possibly remember.) Cheers to another great Atlanta weekend! Thursday, May 1 GREEN DAY'S AMERIAN IDIOT . Green Day's American Idiot is at the Fox Theatre May 1-4. American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Day's Grammy Award winning multi-platinum album. Dave Foley at Laughing Skull Lounge ! Comedy legend David Foley is coming to Laughing Skull Lounge from Thursday, May 1 to Sunday, May 4.

Foley is best known for cult sketch comedy, "The Kids in the Hall" and the long running NBC series "Newsradio." He also has experience as a voiceover actor in animated films such as "Despicable Me," "Toy Story" and "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut." Foley is a poker enthusiast and has hosted Bravo's "Celebrity Poker Showdown." Mezzogiorno . Mezzogiorno, which translates to midday, is the term of endearment given to southern Italy where a blazing sun heats up villages with a commanding glow and the azure blue waters abound with life. La Tavola will celebrate this region's rustic coastal cuisine April 23-May 4 with a special limited-time-only, a la carte menu that will be available in addition to many regular dinner items. Friday, May 2 ARCADE FIRE: REFLEKTOR TOUR . On May 2, Arcade Fire: Reflektor Tour takes the stage at Lakewood Amphitheatre. ATLANTA BRAVES VS. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS . Perfect your Tomahawk Chop while cheering on the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field as they take on the San Fran Giants. 3rd Annual Dos De Mayo Tequila Crawl .

It's Cinco time which equals tequila time! Come join hundreds in Midtown for this annual Tequila tour of 5 bars with Mexican themed outfits! Participating bars: Tin Lizzy's, Flip Flops, Deadwood Saloon, RIRA, and Cosmo Lava. *(Bars Subject to change) Register at Tin Lizzy Cantina 7-12 - Tickets include comp tequila shot/drink at each bar. Elephant Revival at Eddie's Attic in Decatur . With their new album, THESE CHANGING SKIES, Elephant Revival has taken a creative leap forward, showing remarkable growth as a cohesive unit. Each member's individuality still shines through in its 12 tracks, which flow from a confluence of traditional and modern Americana, but their musical mind-meld is so tight that defining separate contributions almost becomes irrelevant. Saturday, May 3 Georgia Renaissance Festival . Join hundreds of colorfully-clad characters for a medieval European Country Faire. Stroll through the multi-acre kingdom while feasting on hearty food and drink, shop for hand-crafted treasures, and become mesmerized by artisans at work. Ten stages of music and comedy keep you enticed well into the night, while performing animals and games ensure fun for the entire family! ERIC CLAPTON AND ZZ WARD . Lineup:Eric ClaptonZZ Ward at 7:30 PM EDT in the Chastain Park Amphitheatre. MARGARET MITCHELL AND GONE WITH THE WIND GUIDED WALKING TOUR .

Explaining how the idea for her novel came to her, Margaret Mitchell said, "in the cradle". She had heard so much as a child about the battles and the hard times following the Civil War, she believed, for a long time, that her parents had actually been through it. Marietta Derby Darlins: Season 3, Home Bout 2 . On May 3rd, the Marietta Derby Darlins will face off against the Muscogee Roller Girls in the first bout of this double-header. At 6:30, the South Coast Roller Girls will take on the ladies of The Upstate Roller Girl Evolution. Stache Dash.