Things to do in Atlanta May 22nd-25th

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. Nothing sounds better than a three-day weekend! Now, I do urge everyone to remember why we get to enjoy this extended weekend and I do urge you enjoy it responsibly. With that being said, there is plenty to do to keep you busy until the wee hours of Monday morning. The Renaissance Festival is still going strong and maybe even a ghost tour will fir into your agenda. However you spend it, spend it wisely! Cheers to another great Atlanta weekend! Thursday, May 22 Georgia Renaissance Festival . This festival is open Saturdays and Sundays from 4/19-6/8. There are a lot of activities and fun for the whole family such as jousting. There are also a variety of food such as the famous turkey leg. There are usually different themes and events every weekend. Movies in the Park at Atlantic Station ! Bring your family and friends to outdoor movie magic right HERE at Atlantic Station!

Come belt out the hit song "Let It Go" from Frozen and try not to scream as Jurassic Park terrorizes the town - We've got a variety of flicks sure to please every movie fan. Remember to bring your blanket and snacks to enjoy a night under the stars (and maybe even some candy from Kilwins or IT'SUGAR!) Movies start at dusk and admission is FREE! Donnell Rawlings at Laughing Skull Lounge . Donnell Rawlings, a frequent guest on E!'s hit show "Chelsea Lately" as well as MTV's new show "Hatin" will be performing at the Laughing Skull Lounge Thursday, May 22 through Sunday, May 25. Rawlings is also known for his one hour stand-up, "Ashy to Classy" which premiered on Comedy Central in October 2010. You can catch his performance Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 or 10:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Laughing Skull Lounge is located in the back of The Vortex Bar & Grill in the heart of Midtown Friday, May 23 Friday Night Magic at Jerry Farber's . Internationally ranked magician and illusionist Joe M. Turner tops the bill at Friday Night Magic at Jerry Farber's.

Turner is three-time magician of the year, has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, Nightline, at Hollywood's famous Magic Castle and more. His one-man show "Shenanigans" ran in Buckhead for over two years. Jerry Farber presents his unique and unforgettable brand of comedy and music to kick off the evening. Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas . Chosen from hundreds of concept cars produced between 1932 and the present day, the visions for these automobiles are exciting to behold. Like most concept cars, those on display were never intended for production. Imagine an egg-shaped electric car, an exterior surface made of flexible fabric, or a jet fighter rolling down the highway - all of these were among the ideas dreamed up by designers and are featured in these galleries. The "dream" represented by these cars was that of future possibilities and pushing the limits of imagination and design. Atlanta Carnival 2014 . The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival is an annual festival that hosts well over 8000 patrons per year, Food and arts and craft vendors are needed as our patrons love to eat. Decatur Ghost Tour .

In historic downtown Decatur, Georgia, discover Decatur's spirit community with tales of . . . Murder, Passion, Vice, War and Tragedy. Your tour begins in the historic Town Square, where quaint shops and restaurants share space with the ghosts of Decatur's past. You will never forget the twilight visit to Old Decatur Cemetery. Be sure to bring your camera and don't be surprised if you capture orbs and apparitions. Decatur's dead are pretty restless. This is not your ordinary ghost tour. Saturday, May 24 Atlanta Jazz Festival . This is a nice family event so bring the kids, (no pets allowed) Grab your picnic basket, lawn chairs, cooler, blankets, ice, snax' (unless you're patronizing vendors) and there will be plenty on hand!