When: July 7, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Cost: $18-20 museum admission, free for members
Details: As part of FOOD: Our Global Kitchen exhibit, a three-month-long showcase of utensils, dishes, and food preparation from around the world and throughout history—the museum is hosting a monthly tasting event. This weekend’s lineup includes educational activities from Slow Food Atlanta and Global Growers, tastings from Mission Foods and Beech-Nut Baby Foods, as well as King of Pops for sale.
Martin Luther on Trial
When: July 6-7
Where: Ferst Center for Arts at Georgia Tech
Details: This humorous courtroom drama from the Fellowship for the Performing Arts finds the titular historical figure on trial for his soul in the afterlife, with Satan as the prosecutor and Adolf Hitler, Sigmund Freud, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Pope Francis among the witnesses.
Foreigner and Whitesnake concert
When: July 7, 7 p.m.
Where: Verizon Amphitheatre
Details: Coming off their 40th anniversary, Foreigner is touring nationwide with Whitesnake and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening to bring 80’s rock classics to 97.1 The River’s birthday bash in Atlanta. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or you just want to belt out “I Want To Know What Love Is,” the Juke Box Heroes Tour summer concert is a must-see.
Night Nation Run
When: July 7, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Georgia State Stadium
Details: This national event is half 5k road race, half EDM festival. In fact, the run is almost secondary to the live music, selfie stations, lanterns, laser show, even a concert stage encircled in bubbles. Your registration comes with glow necklace and admission to the event’s afterparty.
Rosé All Day
When: July 8, 12:30–6:30 p.m.
Where: Urban Tree Cidery
Cost: Pay as you order
Details: Urban Tree Cidery is not only serving up glasses of its rosé cider, but they’re mixing it into cocktails such as the “Brosé,” created with Moonrise Rye Whiskey, and “Glowsé,” using gin from Old Fourth Distillery, and even “F’Rosé,” a frozen version of the cider with vodka. Hungry? Grab bites from the Southern Peach Pastries food truck.
But where are all of Atlanta’s Fourth of July events? Don’t worry, we’ve got 16 of them for you.