5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 26-August 1

From yoga to tennis to African dance
Calling all yogis! The Dirty South Yoga Fest offers classes galore for yoga-lovers.

Loyall Hart

Fourth Annual Dirty South Yoga Fest
Where:
SweetWater Brewing Co. & Loudermilk Conference Center
When:
July 28 through 30, various times
Cost:
$12 to $105
Details: 
Following a kick off party at SweetWater Brewing Co. with a yoga class, Root City Market vendors, and brewery tours, yogis can partake in a smorgasbord of class offerings from big names in local yoga. The three day fest benefits Centering Youth, an organization focused on bringing yoga to youth in the juvenile justice system. Psst—as an added bonus, food vendors will be onsite during all classes, so you can satisfy those post-yoga cravings with local treats.

Meet Me in St. Louis
Where:
Roswell United Methodist
When: July 27 through 30, various showtimes
Cost: $10, Reserved seating: $25
Details: Take it back to 1904 World’s Fair with Acting Up’s rendition of Meet Me In St. Louis, complete with a 22-piece live orchestra. This show’s classic soundtrack includes The Trolley Song” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” (Christmas in July is still a thing, right?)

Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival
Where: Covenant House Gymnasium
When: July 28 through 30
Cost: $15 to $165
Details: This festival hosts a broad variety of African dance classes for children and adults, a dance and drum concert, a craft market with musical instruments, jewelry, and clothing, and more. Plus, the classes are only $15 each.

Prohibition in the Park
Where: Heritage Green Sandy Springs
When: July 29, 7 p.m.
Cost: $75, $50 for Heritage Sandy Springs members
Details: At this Sandy Springs soiree, guests will experience the delights of a Fitzgerald-esque party with four cocktail bars offering themed drinks, jazz music, a silent auction, and a cigar lounge. Authors Ron Smith and Mary O’Boyle will also be discussing their book Prohibition in Atlanta and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.

BB&T Atlanta Open Champion’s Day
Where: Atlantic Station
When: July 30; gates open at 3 p.m.; matches begin at 5 p.m.
Cost: $65 to $225
Details: The BB&T Atlanta Open tournament closes out its final day with both singles and doubles finals. All players who reached finals will be celebrated, and there will be a Wilson-sponsored family zone to keep the kids busy while parents take in a match or two.

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