5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: May 15-21

Puppetry for adults and the Rebel Alliance at SunTrust Park

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Xperimental Puppetry Theatre

Photograph courtesy of Center for Puppetry Arts

Xperimental Puppetry Theatre
When: May 16-19
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts
Cost: $15
Details: XPT aims to prove that entertainment can capture older audiences beyond traditional casts and animations. Adults can enjoy many 10-minute, experimental puppet performances, films, and installation pieces with beer and wine available one hour before the performance.

The Cake Horizon Theatre

PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF CASEY GARDNER PHOTOGRAPHY

Horizon Theatre’s The Cake
When: May 17-June 23
Where: Horizon Theatre Company
Cost: $32-$50
Details: Writer and producer of NBC’s This is Us, Bekah Brunstetter adds a new play to her list of writing credits. When a baker from North Carolina, Della, is asked by her best friend to make a cake for her daughter’s wedding, she is confronted with the reality that the cake is for two brides instead of a bride and groom. After helping raise one of the brides, Della is left to reevaluate her beliefs of what she thought a “traditional marriage” should look like.

Atlanta Braves Star Wars Game
When: May 17, 7 p.m.
Where: SunTrust Park
Cost: $25-$49
Details: Before the Atlanta Braves take on the Milwaukee Brewers, Stormtroopers, Han Solos, and Luke Skywalkers will flood the ballpark. Specialty package ticket holders can sport a Braves-branded BB-8 snapback. Be sure to hold your lightsabers up high as the night ends with Friday Night Fireworks.

Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival
When: May 18, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Historic Fourth Ward Park
Cost: $48, $60 at door
Details: In addition to more than 50 types of wine and craft beer tastings, ticket holders can purchase food while enjoying live music and wine-themed activities.

Concrete Jungle Ramble

Photograph courtesy of Concrete Jungle

Spectacular Fruit Ramble
When: May 19, 3 p.m.
Where: Brownwood Park
Cost: $10-$30
Details: Back for its fifth year, Concrete Jungle will take bike or walking tours to explore the variety of edible fruits nature has to offer throughout East Atlanta Village. Afterwards, a “fruity carnival” accompanied by drinks from Midway Pub will close out this year’s fundraising event.

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