Category: entertainment - 50 Best Things to Do - Atlanta Magazine

3. Stay for the fireworks at the Ted

A Braves' summertime tradition

In the predawn hours of July 5, 1985, in the eighteenth inning of a twice-rain-delayed game against the Mets, an unassuming Braves relief pitcher named Rick Camp smacked a two-out solo home run to send the game into the nineteenth. Read More

4. Bard-y hearty in 
Piedmont Park

Add a little Shakespeare to your evenings

Spring fever is never lost on the wily comedians of Georgia Shakespeare when the company breaks out of its Oglethorpe campus confines to play at Piedmont Park. Read More

5. See a show—before it goes to Broadway

Catch a premiere at the Alliance or True Colors

You don’t have to go to New York for adventurous drama. The Alliance Theatre and True Colors Theatre regularly stage brand-new works, U.S. premieres, or reinvented classics. Read More

6. Learn how to really put on a puppet show

Make your own puppets at the Center for Puppetry Arts

The bonding that goes on during the Create-A-
Puppet workshops held after certain Center for Puppetry Arts performances is more about parent-and-child than glue–and–cutout shapes. Read More

7. Feel the blues at Blind Willie's

Hear legends croon at a local bar

Atlanta’s venerable blues joint is named for one legend (Blind Willie McTell) and is the best place to see another: Francine Reed, whose soulful voice, feisty wisecracks, and dance-inducing songs mesh perfectly with the intimate dive bar’s New Orleans–inspired atmosphere. Read More