5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 7-13

Atlanta United is back at home and the Harlem Globetrotters show off their skills
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Rise Up, Robots! event at Atlanta Science Festival

Photograph courtesy of Keppler Speakers

Atlanta Science Festival
When: March 9-24
Where: Events throughout Atlanta
Cost: Varies depending on event
Details: This 15-day festival will presents wide variety of STEM-themed events such as exploring nature at Zoo Atlanta, learning how to use drones, and understanding the science behind how to make your favorite breakfast items.

Foxeria del Sol Golf Tournament
When: March 9, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Stone Mountain Country Club
Cost: $800-1,200 for teams of four players
Details: Atlanta favorites Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and Taqueria del Sol teamed up for their first Foxeria del Sol Golf Tournament to benefit Hogs for the Cause, a pediatric brain cancer outreach organization. There are prizes for the top four teams and winners from the long drive, closest to the pin, and hole-in-one contests.

Harlem Globetrotters
When: March 10, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Where: Philips Arena
Cost: $20-160
Details: The greatest show on the hardwood is coming back to Atlanta. If you haven’t yet seen the Harlem Globetrotters’ high-energy theatrics and stunts, now’s the perfect opportunity. (Not to mention, current player Moose Weekes is from Lilburn.)


Kaki King
When: March 10, 8 p.m.
Where: Ferst Center for the Arts
Cost: $20-53
Details: Brooklyn musician Kaki King is known for her stellar guitar skills, but what might set her apart the most are the videos of waves, clouds, and other images she projects across her guitar while she performs.

Atlanta United
Atlanta United plays Columbus Crew during the last year’s Eastern Conference knockout round.

Photograph by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Atlanta United vs. DC United
When: March 11, 3 p.m.
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Cost: $20-275+
Details: Break out your Five Stripes kits—Atlanta’s newest obsession is back. Atlanta United fans broke attendance records game after game last season, and the first home game of the 2018 season is expected to draw ten of thousands to MBS. (If you’re curious about what Coach Martino has to say about the upcoming season, we chatted with him about it here.)