Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for April

Kevin Hart, the Druid Hills Home Tour’s 50th year, and Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
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Events Braves

Illustration by Bart Sasso

Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals
April 2-4
When the Washington Nationals last visited SunTrust Park in September, Atlanta Braves pitcher R.A. Dickey threw eight innings to end a four-game losing streak. Dickey’s gone, as are at least five other Braves, creating a new dynamic for the team and its rivalry against the Nationals. mlb.com/braves

Druid Hills Home Tour
2086 North Ponce De Leon Casa Marco

Photograph courtesy of Druid Hills Home Tour

Druid Hills Home Tour
April 20-22
Six homes and six gardens are must-see stops on the popular tour, now in its 50th year of showing off historic renovations and elegant landscape design—plus food and live music. Highlights include a maker’s market and a 5K. druidhillstour.org

Events Michael K. Honey
To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice

Photograph courtesy of Atlanta History Center

Michael K. Honey
April 5
The Guggenheim Fellow and historian discusses his book, To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice, and the civil rights leader’s dream of lifting up the poor at the Atlanta History Center. atlantahistorycenter.com

Events Kevin Hart

Photograph by Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Kevin Hart
April 8
The brash Philadelphia comedian found fame and fortune as the star of The Wedding Ringer and Ride Along, but his first love is stand-up. Hart and friends return to Philips Arena to continue the “Irresponsible” tour. philipsarena.com

Events Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Photograph by Cory Schwartz/Getty images

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
April 10
The synth-pop veterans behind 1980s hits “If You Leave” and “Enola Gay” come to Center Stage to promote their 13th studio album, The Punishment of Luxury. centerstage-atlanta.com

This article appears in our April 2018 issue.

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