Dames and Dregs
When: August 10, 1–6 p.m.
Where: The Masquerade
Details: Even we’ve asked the question: What’s up with all the white dudes dominating Georgia’s craft beer scene? This event is all about celebrating women’s contributions to brewing—while obviously enjoying a few brews. Expect more than 40 breweries participating, three stages featuring women performers, and an art market featuring women-owned goods. A portion of the money raised from this event will benefit Girls Rock Camp Atlanta.
Dirty South Yoga Fest
When: August 9–11
Where: Kickoff party at Mason Fine Art, yoga classes at the Loudermilk Center
Cost: $30–$45 for half day pass, $100 for full day pass
Details: There’s a reason why we gave this festival a Best of Atlanta award in 2017. With dozens of classes featuring dozens of the city’s best yoga instructors, this event has something for everyone—meditation, essential oils, power yoga, music, and more.
Stranger Things at the Carter Museum
When: August 10, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Where: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library
Details: Carter Museum, meet the Upside Down. The museum’s main lobby will be transformed into a mall of games and costumes. Expect ’80s arcade games, giveaways, Dungeon and Dragons demos, panel discussions, and a live podcast. For $12, go inside the museum to see the Georgia on my Screen exhibit, which explores how Georgia became the Hollywood of the South.
When: August 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: State Farm Arena
Details: Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock this year, you’ve probably heard: the Jo Bros are back. After splitting in 2013, the Disney Channel sensation is still a major hit as they’re coming to Atlanta to promote their new album “Happiness Begins.”
Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass
When: August 10, 1–9 p.m.
Where: Legacy Park
Details: Blues, bluegrass, barbecue—need we say more? Now in its 19th year, get a taste of classic Southern culture with seven hours of live music, and barbecue from metro restaurants.