11 AM Organized by Skyland Trail Associates, a group of Atlanta women leaders, guests will enjoy lunch, a spring fashion show presented by Neiman Marcus, and a keynote presentation by celebrated author and news correspondent, Jacki Lyden. She will discuss her experiences growing up with a mentally ill parent. Proceeds help advance mental health treatment programs and therapies at Skyland Trail. skylandtrail.org/luncheon.
6:30-10 PM. Signature kick-off party for the Junior League of Atlanta’s Tour of Kitchens (March 23-24) will take place at Southern Exchange at 200 Peachtree with culinary demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a silent auction, plus the Kendra Scott jewelry pull and “man cave.” jlatlanta.org.
April 26-28 Garden Festival hours are: Fri., April 26, 9 AM-5 PM. Sat., April 27 and Sun., April 28 12-5 PM. Tour of Gardens: 12-5 PM. Fri., April 26, Sat., April 27 and Sun., April 28 with Friday night in the Garden taking place, Fri., April 26 from 5-8 PM. Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta GA 30901. Tickets: $25 for all three days in advance or $30 at the door which includes admission, exhibits, speakers, vendors, butterflies and private garden tour. $10 for one-day access to events at Sacred Heart Cultural Center (does not include private garden tours). $75 for Preview Party and $10 for Friday Night in the Garden. $100 The Garden Tea must be purchased in advance as seating is limited. Limited availability – must be purchased in advance to guarantee admission. Tickets can be purchased at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, by phone at 706-826-4700 or, online here: sacredheartgardenfestival.com/tickets.