Things to do this Weekend - Jan 9th to 12th

The first week of 2014 is officially in the books and hopefully it was a memorable one! The year started off at fast speed and continues to gain momentum as we enter into the hump of January. Have you ever seen a komodo dragon? Need help planning that fall wedding? Want to get drunk and listen to other people's fiction? If you answered Yes to any of these, then this weekend will delight you beyond your wildest imagination! Thursday, January 9th Georgia's premier boat show is celebrating its 52nd year as the best place to see and buy boats, gear and accessories. If it's for boating, you'll find it here! Hundreds of new boats, including powerboats, center consoles, ski boats and personal watercraft, and booths showcasing the latest in engines, marine gear, electronics and accessories fill the Georgia World Congress Center . TableTop Thursdays: Zombicide .

Zombicide is a collaborative game for 1 to 6 players, for 13 years old and up. A game lasts for 20 minutes (beginner board) to 3 hours (expert board). Each player controls from one (for 6 players) to four (solo game) "survivors", human beings in a zombie-infested town. In fact, "survivors" hastily change to "hunters" to smash zombies through and through. Thursday, January 9, 2014 - you will experience the 2014 Creative Loafing/WRITE CLUB Atlanta Fiction Contest Word Fight Rekindle Your New Year's Eve Hangover Party! Writing, contests and booze! 7 p.m. doors at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge. Friday, January 10th Travis Tritt in Concert at the Cobb Energy Center. A special evening with the CMA and Grammy award winning country artist Travis Tritt. Experience this rare opportunity with a multi-platinum artist. An intimate performance with Travis, his powerful voice, and his guitar. Find more info here. The High Museum of Art presents Art In Bloom 2014 , a three-day showcase of floral designs interpreting highlights in the museum's permanent collection.

Enjoy a weekend full of special events and related programming especially for the floral enthusiast! The show runs through Sunday. It' a weekend of Star Wars fun at LegoLand! January 10th-12th there's going to be a ton of awesome activities including a MINILAND scavenger hunt, a Star Wars scene build in the Model Builders Academy, a Star Wars takeover in MINILAND, a giant YODA build, a visit from the 501st legion and more! Saturday, January 11th MetroPCS and Your Georgia's Best Chevy Dealers presents Monster Jam at The Georgia Dome . Monster Jam is the world's most popular truck tour, performing to more than 4 million fans annually at arenas and stadiums worldwide. Perfect for children and adults! See some old favorites and meet the new competition! It's back! The 2nd Annual Damn Good Time Fest will take place At Meehans Public House from 1:00 p.m.- until they run out of food and drinks. The NFL Divisional Playoffs will be playing on all televisions while you indulge in delicious food and drink specials. A BBQ menu will be offered, which will include 16-hour Hickory Smoked BBQ Brisket, Pulled Pork Shoulder, Smoked Wings and Gulf Oysters (choice of roasted or raw).

Come join the brides of Atlanta for the biggest showcase of bridal services at the Elysium Event Center. There will be so many different activities to choose from. Bridal show, cake samples, bridal games, bridal giveaways, photo booths, and even a bridal consignment shop are just a few of the exciting activities of this Winter Wonderland Bridal Showcase. Order your tickets now. Sunday, January 12th Couture for Change INTO THE WILD : Designer Competition. The Couture for Change Charity Fashion Show combines philanthropy and fashion for a night of networking and fun. The Couture for Change Benefit Fashion Show and Mixer for Higher Family Achievement will be held Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 6:00pm located at Georgia Tech Student Center Ballroom. Purchase tickets here. Enjoy some hidden treasures!