Entries by Liz Attaway

WHOLESOME WAVE GEORGIA TO HOST ANNUAL PICNIC IN THE PARK ON MAY 6

On May 6, 2018, some of Atlanta’s favorite chefs and restaurants will fill the picnic baskets for Wholesome Wave Georgia’s annual Picnic in the Park. Beer and wine, live music, dancing and lawn games will also be a part of the Sunday afternoon event, with the beautiful scenery of Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward Park as the backdrop. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on additional gourmet picnic baskets and win prizes provided by local chefs and restaurants. Tickets are $35 for a two-person picnic basket and $70 for a four-person basket. Beer and wine open bar tickets are an additional $5 each.

Ponce City Roof Spring Fling 2018

To celebrate the new season and Earth Day, Skyline Park – Ponce City Market’s rooftop amusement park – invites guests to attend its second annual Spring Fling celebration on Saturday, April 21. The two-part event will feature family-friendly fun during the day and transform into an adults-only party beginning at 4 p.m. For every entry ticket purchased, a tree will be planted in partnership with One Tree Planted, a national non-profit that works with reforestation organizations around the world. As guests arrive throughout the day, they will be greeted by a world map to select where they would like their tree planted. Daytime admission will be $10 for adults and children. Nighttime admission will be $15 per person.

7th Annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

The seventh annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza presented by The Atlanta Foundation For Public Spaces returns on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2018. Featuring more than 150 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers, and more, the festival will transform the beautiful tree-lined streets of Sandy Springs into an expansive outdoor art gallery. Festival-goers have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, participate in hands-on art activities and enjoy live acoustic performances. The award-winning, two-day festival will also have a children’s area, gourmet food trucks with healthy alternatives and beverages. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.