The first Atlanta International Pop Festival

“There it was, man, pop culture in the middle of an unreal dust bowl with a wide asphalt rim.” Thus wrote the Atlanta Constitution’s Albert Scardino forty-two years ago about the first Atlanta International Pop Festival, which took place on the Fourth of July weekend in 1969.

What are you doing this weekend? January 9-12

Atlanta, we’re not gonna lie, it’s been a rough week. Tuesday’s iceberg temps froze us to the core, and the idea of leaving the house in that nonsense? Forget about it. But the temps are back on the rise now that the weekend is finally upon us. If you’re going a little stir-crazy, here are a few ideas to get you out and about again.

What are you doing this weekend? January 16-20

For the lucky ones who are free from work and school this Monday, it can be easy to look at this weekend as a three-day rest-a-thon. But Atlanta is perhaps the city richest with...

What are you doing this weekend? March 27-30

It’s the quintessential rite of spring—more festivals than you could ever hope to attend. And this weekend has a whole slew of the outdoor jubilations, celebrating everything from bacon to bluegrass.
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The queen of all pop-ups comes to Shops Around Lenox this weekend

Pop-up shops come and go in the blink of an eye (as they are wont to do), but some have more staying power than others—like this weekend’s 39 x 43, which is pretty much the queen of all pop-ups, featuring at least a dozen of our favorite local designers and artisans in one place—all Southern, most from right here in Atlanta.

What are you doing this weekend? February 20-23

It looks like General Beauregard Lee might have bested Punxsutawney Phil after all. With temps this week in the 60s and 70s, Atlanta appears to have been thrust into an early spring after a round of apocalyptic winter storms and contention with a Polar Vortex. But fickle weather can never be trusted for long—get out and enjoy these events before Mother Nature changes her mind—again.

What are you doing this weekend? March 6-9

Whether you’re looking for some new tunes, need a good laugh, crave a hoppy drink, or are looking for a way to give back, there’s plenty going on in the ATL this weekend.

What are you doing this weekend? May 8-11

Brunch is overrated*. Everyone knows festivals are the way to go to celebrate mom’s big day, and Atlanta is offering up a whole slew this weekend:

What are you doing this weekend? July 10-13

Still recovering from the 4th? So are we. But if you can pull yourself from the couch this weekend, you’ll find a beloved Disney princess, a ton of street food, Civil War history, a panda party, and two very different types of goo. (We promise that’s not as gross as it sounds.) P.S.—don’t forget about the World Cup finals on Sunday at 3 p.m.

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