5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: January 24-30

Fly through a 5K and sip and learn about wine
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Lady Day

Photograph by Christopher Bartelski

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
When: Through February 4
Where: Theatrical Outfit
Cost: $22.50-$49
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.”

Rainforest Adventures

Photograph by David Zeigher

Rainforest Adventures
When: Through March 4
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts
Cost: $19.50
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.

Fast Break 5K

Photograph by Paul McPherson

Atlanta Hawks Fast Break 5K
When: January 27, 8 a.m.
Where: Phillips Arena
Cost: $45
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
Cost: $20-26
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
Cost: $45
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.

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