It’s a good month to spend time with the people you love. Catch a late-night showing of Romeo + Juliet, celebrate Mardi Gras along the Atlanta Streetcar route, or visit one of Georgia’s beloved historic sites (for free). This month’s lineup of events offers plenty of opportunities to connect and make memories.
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.
Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan becomes The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). With a dozen actors portraying more than 100 unforgettable characters, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love. Tickets: www.act3productions.org 6285-R Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs. 770.241.1905
Each February, the Town of Beech Mountain and Beech Mountain Resort come together to create a righteously rad celebration of all things ‘80s. The eighth annual Retro ’80s Weekend takes place February 21-24, 2019 – live ’80s music nightly, retro skiing daily, and plenty of throwback activities in between. Hop in our “ski slope time machine” to revisit the New Wave era of big hair, leg warmers, and Members Only jackets. This years line up of events is looking to be totally radical.
World of Coca-Cola is better together! Visiting with friends and family is always a good idea – and the deal is about to get even sweeter when you bring your squad. Saturday, Feb. 24, through Friday, March 9, guests can purchase up to four general admission tickets, in any combination, for $50 plus tax. It’s our “Friends and Family Four-Pack” deal! For four adult tickets, that’s a savings of $18. Whether you’re an Atlantan planning an entertaining staycation or an out-of-towner looking for a fun getaway, gather a group of friends or family members and take advantage of this special offer before it ends.
To take advantage of the 4 for $50 offer, World of Coca-Cola guests should present a printed copy of the “Friends and Family Four-Pack” coupon found on World of Coca-Cola’s website.
Special Offer Details:
• To take advantage of the 4 for $50 offer, World of Coca-Cola guests should present a printed copy of the “Friends and Family Four-Pack” coupon found on World of Coca-Cola’s website.
• This offer can be redeemed at walk-up ticketing windows only and cannot be redeemed online.
• There is a limit of 2 offers or “four-packs” per transaction, for a maximum of 8 promo-priced tickets per transaction.
• Promotional pricing does not apply to single tickets. Regular general admission pricing applies to tickets purchased in addition to “four-packs.”
• This offer is valid for visits Feb. 24 through March 9, 2018 only.
• This offer is not valid with any other offers or discounts.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Fox Theatre, February 21 – 24, 2019, as part of a 60th Anniversary North American tour, for six breathtaking performances that promise to uplift, unite and enlighten. Ailey’s 32 incomparable dancers invite Atlantans to join in a celebration of Mr. Ailey through a variety of works celebrating his life and legacy. The engagement also includes a Family Matinee program on Saturday, February 23 at 2 p.m., which features a post-performance Q&A with the dancers.
Tickets are on sale now at FoxTheatre.org, the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, and 855-285-8499. Ticket prices start at $29, plus applicable fees. Single-event access to the Marquee Club presented by Lexus will be available for purchase on top of your show ticket. Marquee Club passes are $55 per person and include an enhanced pre-show through post-show experience with complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages.
The opening night Trailblazers program on Thursday, February 21 features Lazarus, a world premiere by hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris and the Company’s first two-act ballet. Inspired by Mr. Ailey and addressing the racial inequities our nation has faced, both in 1958 when the company was founded and today, Lazarus is an ensemble work featuring a soundtrack that melds Nina Simone, Terrence Trent D’Arby, Michael Kiwanuka, Odetta, original music by Darrin Ross, and the voice of Alvin Ailey. The opening performance is also WSB-TV’s Family 2 Family Night, hosted by anchor Jovita Moore. The Trailblazers program repeats on Sat., Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (hosted by KISS 104.1 FM).
The Heart and Soul program on Friday, February 22 at 8pm includes three exciting works: Ailey star Jamar Roberts’Member Don’t Get Weary, created to powerful music of jazz legend “as a response to the current social landscape in America;” 2018 Dance Magazine Award recipient Ronald K. Brown’s world premiere The Call, a quintet that seamlessly blends modern and West African dance styles in a joyous dance celebrating Mr. Ailey’s guiding vision; and the return of the electrifying Juba, Robert Battle’s first work choreographed for the Company back in 2003. This evening will be hosted by V-103. The Heart and Soul program repeats on Saturday, February 23 at 2p.m (Family Matinee performance by a Q&A with Ailey dancers).
For one performance only, the Timeless Ailey program will bring over a dozen treasures from Mr. Ailey’s rich body of work to the Atlanta stage on Sunday, February 24 at 3 p.m. Excerpts from rarely seen gems, including Streams, Opus McShann, The Lark Ascending, For “Bird” – With Love, will be joined by perennial favorites like Memoria, Night Creature, and Cry.
The uplifting finale of each program will be Alvin Ailey’s must-see masterpiece Revelations, which has been seen by more audiences around the world than any other modern work. Springing from Ailey’s childhood memories of growing up in the south and attending services at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Texas, Revelations pays homage to the rich cultural heritage of the African-American and explores the emotional spectrum of the human condition. The American masterpiece was choreographed in 1960 when Alvin Ailey was only 29 years old and is as [...]
- Tuesday, February 5 at 6 p.m. – Peachtree City location 103 Hwy 74 South, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
- Wednesday, February 6 at 6 p.m. – Suwanee location 1105 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Suwanee, Ga. 30024
- Thursday, February 7 at 6 p.m. – West Cobb location 3431 Barrett Parkway NW, Marietta, Ga. 30064
- Saturday, February 9 at 10 a.m. – Lindbergh location 2410 Camellia Lane NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30324
- Saturday, February 9 at 10 a.m. – Milton location 3155 Bethany Bend, Alpharetta, Ga. 30004
- Saturday, February 9 at 10 a.m. – Toco Hills location 2101 Lavista Rd NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30329
- Saturday, February 9 at 10 a.m. – Ballantyne location 12630 N. Community House Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28277
- Saturday, February 9 at 10 a.m. – Lake Norman location 18234 Statesville Road, Cornelius, N.C. 28031
- Saturday, February 9 at 10 a.m. – Matthews location 1016 Devore Lane, Matthews, N.C. 28105
A performer possessing, according to the Boston Globe, “smoldering good looks…technical prowess, dramatic flair, and a brilliant sense of invention,” Farruquito is “a superstar in the flamenco world.” The heir to the most renowned Gypsy flamenco dynasty, Farruquito (Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya) performances are based in improvisation and stay true to the distinctive tradition of the dance style founded by his grandfather, “El Farruco,” one of the greatest dancers in the history of the art form. Farruquito views preserving and sharing the “purest” form of flamenco on stages around the world his life’s mission —and thrilling audiences in the process!
Brewery. SweetWater’s designers will be onsite to help guide your journey as we build happy little trees and happy little clouds together! Tickets are required to partake in the building of happy little trees, but we’ll be open to the public. No ticket necessary to come out and watch the magic happen.
To spotlight Georgia’s fascinating past, State Historic Sites are offering free admission on Sunday, February 10. The event is part of Georgia History Festival’s statewide celebration of “Super Museum Sunday.” Visitors can see the Cherokee Nation’s first newspaper, walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War soldiers, admire FDR’s hand-controlled roadster, or climb to the top of an Indian mound.
Join us for our next Party with the Past as we travel to Monday Night Garage! Located in the historic West End, the Garage is beside the Westside trail of the Atlanta BeltLine, which follows a portion of the historic Louisville & Nashville railroad tracks. Sip on some local brews and learn about the history of the historic belt lines as well as the importance of transportation in Atlanta’s past. For our history chat at 7:30, we welcome guest speaker Clyde Higgs, President & CEO (interim) of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., to talk about the history of and what’s next for the multi-faceted project.
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Fabulous Fox.
2019 Atlanta Chinese Lunar New Year Festival
Lion & Dragon Dance
Authentic Festival Night Market Food
Art & Culture Exhibitions
$5.00 Per Person (children under 3 ft. 6 in. free）
WUSSY returns with our monthly campy feature fantastico, with the 1996 Baz Luhrmann classic Romeo+Juliet!
* Prizes for the best Capulets and Montagues costumes!
* All ages welcome
* We DEMAND attendees get rowdy, quote, & interact with the film.
Doors open at 9:30pm. Arrive then, grab a cocktail, grab a snack & take some photos before the look contest. Film starts at 10:30pm. Romeo + Juliet is a 1996 Baz Luhrmann adaptation of the classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Claire Danes in the titular roles.
Atlanta’s Largest Mardi Gras Party (costume encouraged) parading ticket goers around for an afternoon of adventure and exploration using the Atlanta Streetcar. Get your ticket to tour the Atlanta historical district of Edgewood Avenue, Fairlie-Poplar District and Centennial Olympic Park while stopping off at any of the 35+ participating bars & restaurants located Downtown and in the Old Fourth Ward. Lots of New Orleans themed food & drink specials, plus complementary drink shots, beads & more!
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a look back on some of Oakland Cemetery’s tales of everlasting love. Love Stories of Oakland recounts the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans of days past. This hourlong tour explores some of the frequent symbols of love and devotion found throughout the cemetery and reveals poignant epitaphs that speak to enduring love. Love Stories ticket holders will also receive a 10% discount on select merchandise in the Visitors Center & Museum Shop, and HOF members receive an additional 10% discount.
In anticipation of Doughnut Dollies’ upcoming West Midtown bakery opening, and just in time for Valentine’s and Galentine’s festivities, UrbanTree and Doughnut Dollies are teaming up to launch a one-day-only pop-up! On Saturday, February 9, Doughnut Dollies will offer a complimentary, mini doughnut “flight” with the purchase of UrbanTree Cidery’s custom Doughnut Dollies cider flight: two flights for the price of one! Doughnut Dollies will also be offering a complimentary doughnut with the purchase of UrbanTree’s new Hot Buttered R&B cocktail.
What better way to kick off the Big Game weekend than hanging with NFL legends? On Friday, Feb. 1, World of Coca-Cola will host a “Champions Chat” featuring none other than “Mean” Joe Greene and Carl Banks, moderated by Desmond Howard. Fans won’t want to miss these three former NFL champions swapping stories from the glory days, commenting on this year’s match-up and answering questions from the audience. The event is free with general admission tickets to the attraction and will be from 2:15-3 p.m.
While at World of Coke, fans can also check out the other Big Game features at the attraction, including a special exhibit, limited-time themed beverages and football themed photo experience.