5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 21-27

Marvel at the world’s largest key lime pie and rock on at the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival
Pearl Cleage

Photograph courtesy of Alliance Theatre

Two One-Act Plays by Pearl Cleage
When: March 23 to April 15
Where: Alliance Theatre
Cost: $10-60
Details: Atlanta playwright Pearl Cleage wrote Hospice and Pointing at the Moon 30 years apart. With Hospice (one of Cleage’s earliest plays), Jenny Anderson longed to understand her dying mother. Pointing at the Moon features Jenny 30 years later as she looks back, giving advice to her younger self.

Wasabassco Burlesque
When: March 23, 10:30 p.m.
Where: City Winery
Cost: $20-$25
Details: The traveling burlesque troupe brings vaudevillian humor, dancing, magic, singing, and very little clothing to City Winery.

SPECTRA: Atlanta Queer Art Showcase
Cameron Lee

Photograph courtesy of Cameron Lee

SPECTRA: Atlanta Queer Art Showcase
When: March 23, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Revelator Coffee in West Midtown
Cost: Free
Details: Five queer-identified artists from Atlanta will present their work while drag queens, dancers, and singers provide live entertainment. Artist Cameron Lee will showcase his art series Flores Fatales and unveil four new galaxy-themed works that feature fashion influencer Tommy Lei and singer Carissa Alvarado.

World’s Largest Key Lime Pie
When: March 24 at noon
Where: Lenox Square
Cost: Free
Details: Fifty-five gallons of sweetened condensed milk, 200 pounds of graham crackers, 5,760 key limes. All to bake a world record, eight-foot-wide key lime pie. The team of bakers will be led by Bobby Stoky, a chef from Key West, in an attempt to get placed by World Record Association.

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival
When:
 March 24 and 25
Where: Blackburn Park
Cost: Free concert, $25-30 for race
Details: It’s spring, so Brookhaven knows exactly how to celebrate: free music and fun festivities. Thousands are expected to turn out for the Classic Car Show, Pet World, Pet Parade, 5K/1K Race, and plenty of barbecue, gyros, and jerk chicken. Country music and rock will dominate the festival with Transviolet, Keith Anderson, and headliners Craig Morgan and Five For Fighting.