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2017 SPRING RAMBLE
April 28-30 Discover the architectural and natural beauty of Georgia’s Gateway to the Mountains. Retreat to the foothills of Appalachia and see stunning historic houses in Gainesville, charming homes in Toccoa and fascinating sites in the nearby historic district of Martin. Explore the incredible transformation of two historic mill villages and the quaint town of Clarkesville during this mountain getaway, presented by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. georgiatrust.org
ACWORTH ART FEST
April 8-9 Enjoy 100 artisan booths, Kidz Zone, food and fun downtown at 4415 Senator Russell Ave. 10 AM-6 PM Sat., 11 AM-5 PM Sun. acworthartfest.splashfestivals.com.
April 22-23 Showcase of products and services that promote a green, clean and healthy lifestyle, plus lectures, workshops and more at Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Pkwy., Atl. 10 AM-6 PM Sat., 11 AM-6 PM Sun. aliveexpo.com.
ALPHARETTA ART IN PARK
Monthly Outdoor artists market features handcrafted work, from pottery to jewelry, at Main Street & Milton Avenue. 9 AM-4 PM, one Saturday each month, May-Sept. awesomealpharetta.com.
ALPHARETTA ARTS STREETFEST
May 27-29 Outdoor showcase of artisan works, live music, kids activities, performances and cuisine in the Alpharetta Historic District. 10 AM-6 PM Sat.-Sun., 10 AM-5 PM Mon. 678/297-6000. alpharetta.ga.us.
AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW ATLANTA
March 17-19 Annual juried show of 225+ contemporary craft artists, with works ranging from jewelry and clothing to furniture and home décor, at Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Pkwy., Atl. 10 AM-8 PM Fri., 10 AM-6 PM Sat., 11 AM-5 PM Sun. $13 (free, 12 & under). craftcouncil.org/atlanta.
ART ON THE CHATTAHOOCHEE
April 15 Festive fun on the banks of the Chattahoochee River with live entertainment, artists, food trucks, kid’s zone and more at Jones Bridge Park, 4901 E. Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners. 10 AM-5 PM. 678/277-0920. gwinnettparks.com.
ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDEN
Through April 9 “Orchid Daze.” Step into a warm, fragrant tropical oasis of flowers at this exotic showcase of blooms inside the Fuqua Orchid Center. Orchid Market Weekends: March 18-19 & April 8-9.
March-April Atlanta Blooms, showcase of tulips, daffodils and more.
May 6-Oct. 29 “The Curious Garden,” features 14 site-specific installations created to share a story about the Garden’s plant collections and plant conservation work by prompting visitors to make a discovery, ask questions and provoke a discussion.
May 11 Cocktails in the Garden, specialty drinks from full cash bars, deejays and live entertainment, and games and other activities, 6-10 PM.
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atl. 404/876-5859. atlantabg.org
April 15 -July 15 Ribbit the Exhibit, 23 whimsical frog sculptures by North Carolina artist Andy Cobb.
May 6 Woodland Ramble, arts & crafts market, 9 AM-3 PM. 1911 Sweetbay Dr., Gainesville. 404/888-4760. atlantabg.org/visit/gainesville.
April 14-17 San Diego Padres
April 18-20 Washington Nationals
May 1-4 New York Mets
May 5-7 St. Louis Cardinals
May 17-18 Toronto Blue Jays
May 19-21 Washington Nationals
May 22-25 Pittsburgh Pirates
June 5-8 Philadelphia Phillies
June 9-11 New York Mets
Home games at SunTrust Park. atlanta.braves.mlb.com.
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