Can’t Miss Atlanta Events: August 2018

Ready or not, here back-to-school season comes. But let’s not get too ahead of ourselves: there’s plenty of summertime left to enjoy, so scroll down and soak up these opportunities for family time before class begins.

Field of yellow wildflowers in Illinois in summer

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Second Sunday: The High Museum of Art Free Day

On the Second Sunday of each month, the High Museum hosts a day of family fun that includes FREE admission for every member of your family. In addition to taking in all the amazing exhibits within the museum, there are many special activities created for children and families.

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

PETER PAN: A World Premiere MUSICAL Pirate Adventure

Event Start: 05/31/2018
Event End: 08/26/2018

Get ready to sail to the second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning and go on a magical musical adventure with the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan!

Serenbe Playhouse is once again raising the bar with a world premiere musical for the entire family! After defeating Captain Hook and taking over his ship, join Peter deep in the forests of Neverland where he lives it up with his band of Lost Boys. However, it seems like the party might be coming to an end as the Lost Boys yearn for home.

And with the return of Peter’s nemesis, Hook, seeking revenge, Peter is faced with his greatest battle yet. Sit along the banks of the creek and fly… to Neverland!

9110 Selborne Ln, Palmetto, Georgia

Get ready for a Wintastic summer roadtrip with RaceTrac

Like to win? Then get in the game with Wintastic Rewards, the new way to win at RaceTrac! This summer, you have a 1-in-3 chance to win more of your favorite road trip snacks like pizza, hotdogs, ice cream, coffee and soda.

It's easy: Just Purchase. Scan. Win.

Make a qualifying purchase, scan the loyalty barcode in the RaceTrac app, get a 1-in-3 chance to win a digital coupon for an in-store offer, and redeem offer during your next visit or a new transaction.

Our favorite? Swirl World!  You can customize your frozen treat just how you like it – with up to 40 toppings, the choice of a cup, cake cone or waffle cone and a variety of flavors. Not to mention, kids ages 12 and under can get their Swirl World cups for free in July!

Event Start: 07/18/2018
Event End: 09/04/2018

Palmetto Moon Opening Perimeter Mall

Palmetto Moon, an award-winning Southern lifestyle retailer based in Charleston, SC, is opened it's sixth new store in Georgia at the Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody. To celebrate the new Perimeter Mall location, Palmetto Moon is hosting a grand opening event, August 18 10 - 2 pm and August 19 12 -3 pm. The celebration features a live DJ and raffle drawings every hour for a free YETI cooler. Plus, “spin to win” giveaways every 15 minutes with prizes that include Palmetto Moon gift cards and giveaways from popular brands such as SCOUT, Costa, Puppie Love, Southern Tide, Corkcicle and more. The first 250 customers each day will also receive a free 20 oz custom YETI tumbler with purchase.

Event Start: 08/18/2018
Event End: 08/19/2018
Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA, Georgia

Find an annual list of Atlanta events here.

Paige Sullivan | Travel and Calendar Editor

Paige Sullivan recently completed her MFA at Georgia State University, where she studied, wrote, and published poetry. She now works as a marketing professional in the nonprofit sector, and in her spare time, she freelance edits and dabbles in food and travel writing. Find her on social media at @bpaigesullivan.

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