5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: February 27–March 5

Mariah Carey, Fleetwood Mac, beer, bourbon, and barbecue

Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey Caution World Tour 2019
When: March 5, 8 p.m.
Where: The Fox Theatre
Costs: $72-$540
Details: Just the fourth stop on the Caution World Tour, the five-time Grammy award-winning artist is promoting her newest album, Caution, which has received positive reception since its release last November.

Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival

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Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival
When: March 2, noon for VIP and 2 p.m. for general admission
Where: Atlantic Station
Costs: $40 general admission, $85 VIP
Details: Beer, bourbon, and barbecue. Do we need to say anything else? Now in its 5th year, celebrate Southern food with 60+ beers, 40+ bourbons, and all the pulled pork, bacon, ribs, and sausages you can stomach. Also don’t miss out on eating contests, seminars from chefs, and live music.

Cardboard Con
When: March 2, 7 p.m.
Where: Various locations downtown
Costs: Free
Details: Dubbed as the “world’s most affordable science fiction and fantasy convention,” don’t be surprised when you see box-shaped Stormtroopers and Marvel characters walking around downtown. Alongside educational panels on how to build a costume, the convention will visit downtown bars and hold a parade to the Marriott Marquis.

Fleetwood Mac

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An Evening with Fleetwood Mac
When: March 3, 8 pm.
Where: State Farm Arena
Costs: $100-$900+
Details: The 52-year-old, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band is stopping by Atlanta. The band will include two newcomers with Mike Campbell as lead guitar and backing vocals and Neil Finn on rhythm guitar.

Atlanta Blooms! Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Atlanta Blooms! at Atlanta Botanical Garden
When: March 1, 9 a.m-5 p.m.
Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Costs: Free with admission, $24 for adults and $21 for children 3-12
Details: With spring almost here, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is covered in hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, and more.