Things to do this Weekend - Aug 29th to Sept 1st

Labor Day weekend is here and it's time to reward yourself for all that hard work. Summer is officially nearing an end, school has begun or is about to, and everyone is anxiously awaiting the return of Monday night football and cooler weather. Thursday, August 29 th Cheer on the Atlanta Braves as they take on the Cleveland Indians at Turner Field. First pitch is at 7:10PM and more info is available here . Football is back! Join 50,000 of your closest friends as the Atlanta Falcons take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Georgia Dome at 7:30PM. Ticket and schedule info available here . See Blake Shelton with Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer on Thursday, Aug. 29 at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood.

Ticket info available here . Friday, August 30 th Martinis & IMAX "Under the Sea" and "Titans of the Ice Age" starts at 6:30PM. Tickets, which include admission to the IMAX Theatre, are $13 for adults, $12 for students and seniors and $8 for members. Admission without the IMAX showing is $7. Ticket info here . Cheer on the Atlanta Braves as they take on the Florida Marlins at Turner Field. First pitch is at 7:30PM and more info is available here . Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe! It runs from 8/30-9/2. Visit the online site for hotel information. Separate fact from fiction. Mythbusters: Behind the Myth Tour- Featuring Adam Savage & Jamie Hyneman - starts at 8PM at the Fox Theater.

Tickets available here . Saturday, August 31 st Cheer on the Atlanta Braves as they take on the Florida Marlins at Turner Field. First pitch is at 7:10PM and more info is available here . Chick-fil-A College Kick Off literally kicks off! For the fifth consecutive year, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta is recognized as the official beginning of the college football season. Kick times are set and this year's match-up will feature Alabama vs. Virginia Tech (Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013) at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta! Toni Braxton take over the Chastain Park Amphitheater at 8PM. Come see the diva as she sings some of her favorites and some new releases. Art in the Park at Marietta Square boasts plenty of enjoyment for all ages with a large Artist Market, the Children's Art Alley, the famous Painted Pots, historic sites and nearby dining. The outdoor festival runs through labor day weekend. Sunday, September 1 st Cheer on the Atlanta Braves as they take on the Florida Marlins at Turner Field. First pitch is at 5:00PM and more info is available here . The Braves Summer Concert Series will close out over the Labor Day weekend with multi-platinum country stars Big & Rich with special guest Cowboy Troy on Sunday, September 1 after the Braves take on the Miami Marlins. The show will begin immediately following the game.

More info is available here . 9th Annual Beer & Whiskey Fest from 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Gates Open: 2:00 pm, Bands: 3:00 pm) at the Park Tavern. This charity will benefit the Atlanta Beltline & will feature 20 plus whiskies & craft beers along with 4 tribute rock bands performing hits from the 70's to today from Journey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer & Foo Fighters plus DJ Suspense! Charity whisky tasting from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm with 100% of proceeds going to charity. More info here . For more information about the author, Denielle D'Ambrosio, please visit my Google+ profile page.