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

Hamilton is finally at the Fox and indulge yourself at the Atlanta Food & Wine Fest
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Hamilton
Hamilton

Photograph by Joan Marcus

Hamilton
May 22-June 10
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s breakout Broadway hit about the revolutionary and founding father Alexander Hamilton finally arrives at the Fox Theatre. Expect packed houses—and pricey resale tickets—for the two-and-a-half-week run in Atlanta. foxtheatre.org

Atlanta Cycling Festival
Atlanta Cycling Festival

Photograph courtesy of Atlanta Cycling Festival

Atlanta Cycling Festival
May 19-25
Now in its fifth year, the weeklong celebration of two wheels offers classes for BeltLine pedalers to road warriors, maintenance workshops, evening parties, as well as art, film, and tech programming. atlantacyclingfestival.com

Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat
Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat

Photograph courtesy of Center for Puppetry Arts

Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat
Through May 13
The Center for Puppetry Arts brings rhymes, wit, and tricks to life with an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s classic tale of the mischievous feline. In addition to the live performance, guests can build their own puppets and tour the museum’s collection. puppet.org

Janet Dewart Bell
Janet Dewart Bell

Photograph courtesy of Atlanta History Center

Janet Dewart Bell at Margaret Mitchell House
May 2
The author of Lighting the Fires of Freedom shares stories at the Margaret Mitchell House about the brave, inspiring, and overlooked women who rarely made headlines but helped advance the civil rights movement. atlantahistorycenter.com

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Photograph courtesy of Atlanta Food & Wine Festival/Raftermen

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
May 31-June 3
“All-you-can-indulge” tasting sessions, 70 classes, and celebrated chefs’ takes on Southern food and drinks await at one of Atlanta’s most anticipated annual festivals. atlfoodandwinefestival.com

This article appears in our May 2018 issue.

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