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This spring, 10 baby possums arrived by cardboard box to a newly opened wildlife rescue center in Johns Creek. The now nine-week-old joeys had been in their mother’s marsupium when she was killed by a car. Here, state-licensed wildlife rehabilitator Jess Legato gives one of them water with a syringe.
After 15 years of living beneath Atlanta’s storied tree canopy, the city’s birds of prey still get me every single time. It’s a feeling that goes a bit deeper than sheer novelty, or even fondness. Seeing an owl silently swooping past street lights and power lines, or spotting a hawk circling above the highway, feels extraordinary, almost fake—a welcome visual record scratch ripping across the mundanity of cityscape.
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Cardi B, Travis Scott, and more take the stage at Music Midtown; the Atlanta Falcons host a kickoff pep rally; and the Atlanta Horror Film Festival gives you an early start on Halloween.
Celebrate the historic moment with a moon-themed pop-up bar, film screenings, activities for kids, and more.
Fly in a hot air balloon at the Helen Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race, float down the Chattahoochee at Duluth's Whatever Floats Your Boat, or stay on land to celebrate all things Southern dining at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival.
The 5th annual Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby takes over Historic Fourth Ward Park this weekend, and Cabaret opens at Serenbe Playhouse.
Tour the city on two wheels, watch a butterfly release, see a Dancing Granny, and build a sand castle in Decatur Square