5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: February 28-March 6

Watch high-intensity motocross racing and meet the women of the Muppets

Photograph courtesy City Winery

Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers
February 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Philips Arena
Cost: $20-133+
Details: Will the Atlanta Hawks finally snap out of their four-game losing streak? Playing against the Indiana Pacers for the second time in one week, watch as Dennis Schroder and the Hawks try to take down the Eastern Conference’s 5th seed.

Atlanta Opera: The Daughter of the Regiment
Through March 4
Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Cost: $35-131
Details: Also known as “La Fille Du Régiment,” this live-adaptation of the comic opera will be brought to life by Andriana Chuchman who plays Marie, a country girl who is raised around the French army. When Marie falls in love and learns more about her past, she must choose to stay where she is or explore a different future.

Monster Energy AMA Supercross
March 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Cost: $16-144+
Details: The ultimate motorcycle race is just around the corner. Watch as some of the world’s best motorcycle racers come to Mercedes-Benz Stadium and battle to become a Supercross Champion.


Photograph courtesy of Center of Puppetry Arts

The Women of the Muppets
When: March 3, 7 p.m.
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts
Cost: $25
Details: Celebrate Women’s History Month with award-winning female puppeteers Fran Brill, creator of Sesame Street characters Zoe and Praire Dawn, and Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on Sesame Street for 43 years. Both will be on a panel with Bonnie Erickson, the original designer of Miss Piggy, to discuss their innovative input to the world puppetry.

Matisyahu with Eminence Ensemble
March 5, 8 p.m.
Where: City Winery
Cost: $40-55
Details: Reggae vocalist and alt-rock musician Matisyahu takes over City Winery with sextet Eminence Ensemble for a night of high energy and spirit. Matisyahu released his latest album Undercurrent last summer.