Things to do this Weekend - Aug 15th to 18th

Can you believe it's almost fall? School starts in just a few short weeks, along with the long- awaited football season. Spend the hottest days of the year taking in some of the hottest activities in the Atlanta area. Cruise your way through August with some live entertainment, a sneak peak at some fall sports and some amazing entertainment! Thursday, August 15 th The Killers invade the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre @ Encore Park. Doors open at 7PM with guest band The Virgins, and the killers take the stage at 8 PM. Click here for ticket and show info. Who doesn't love FREE movies? Movies in Central Park will be playing "The Goonies" at 8PM. Grab the family, some blankets and snacks and head on over to the park!

The Hagerdorn Foundation Gallery is featuring the work of Paul Lange, a prominent New York City fashion photographer whose work has been featured in Vogue, Glamour, GQ, Mademoiselle, Bazaar, Elle, British Vogue and The New York Times. Show times are 10AM to 5PM. Venue information is available here . Friday, August 16 th Come watch the Atlanta Braves battle the Washington Nationals at Turner Field at 7:30PM. More info here . Cocktails and live music are the only ways to jump start your weekend! Martinis and Music take over the Cobb Museum of Art from 5:30PM to 8:30PM. General admission is only $8. Venue information is available here . Saturday, August 17 th Come watch the Atlanta Braves battle the Washington Nationals at Turner Field at 7:10PM. More info here .

Don't stop believing...and come see Chicago perform live at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre @ Encore Park at 8PM. Doors open at 7PM. Click here for ticket and show info. The Piedmont Park Arts and Crafts Festival kicks off its two-day event at 10AM. The third annual event will feature up to 250 artists and artisans. Live entertainment, food and drinks will be available! More info here . Sunday, August 18 th Come watch the Atlanta Braves battle the Washington Nationals at Turner Field at 1:15PM. More info here . Stop by the Chastain Park Amphitheatre to see Josh Groban LIVE! Josh Groban will bring his "All That Echoes" tour to Chastain Park Amphitheatre on Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. Show information is available here .

Roger Hodgson: The Legendary Voice of Supertramp Music fills the air amidst flowers and nature in the heart of Midtown during the 11th annual Concerts in the Garden. Located in the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Piedmont Ave, doors open at 7PM. More info here . During their 6 th season at Philips Arena, the two-time Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream take on the Washington Mystic. Come cheer your favorite ladies on! Tickets available here . For more information about the author, Denielle D'Ambrosio, please visit my Google+ profile page.