Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
When: Through February 4
Where: Theatrical Outfit
Details: This one-woman musical starring Terry Burrell will take you back to the late 1950s to legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday’s last solo performance—four months before her death. The award-winning play tugs at your heart strings with iconic songs like “God Bless the Child,” “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” and “Strange Fruit.”
When: Through March 4
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts
Details: Take the little ones to a tropical rainforest to create their own pink river dolphin marionette puppet. A collaboration between Center for Puppetry Arts and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, the event will also include a tropical frog interaction and marionette-style puppet show.
Atlanta Hawks Fast Break 5K
When: January 27, 8 a.m.
Where: Phillips Arena
Details: Fly—ehm, run—with Harry the Hawk and the Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders around Phillips Arena for the fourth annual Fast Break 5K. By registering, you receive a long-sleeve shirt, $25 ticket voucher to a Hawks game, a $10 food voucher, and a shot to win a Hawks winter scarf.
Honda Battle of the Bands
When: January 27, 1 p.m.
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Details: In its 16th year, eight historically black college and university marching bands will showcase their showmanship talents on the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for a chance to split $200,000 in grants for their school’s music program. Looking for more details? We broke down the event by the numbers.
City Winery Winemaking 101
When: January 27, 2 p.m.
Where: Ponce City Market
Details: Familiarize yourself with the winemaking process with City Winery’s head winemaker Travis Greene. Learn the varieties of wine, when to harvest, how to process the fruit, and how to taste different types of red and white wine. Cheese and charcuterie will also be served.