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ACWORTH ART FEST
April 6-7 Enjoy 100 artisan booths, Kidz Zone, food and fun on Main Street in downtown Acworth. 10 AM-6 PM Sat., 11 AM-5 PM Sun. acworth.splashfestivals.com
May 18-19 Showcase of green living 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 25-27 Outdoor showcase of original art, music, food and kids activities downtown on Milton Avenue between Main Street and Roswell-Canton Street. 10 AM-5 PM. 678/297-6000. alpha.splashfestivals.com
AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW
March 15-17 Annual juried show features handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor by 250 top contemporary craft artists 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 20 Festive fun on the banks of the Chattahoochee River with arts and crafts, food trucks, live entertainment, games, inflatables, Easter egg hunts and Bunny pictures, chalk art contest and more at Jones Bridge Park, 4901 East Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners. 10 AM-5 PM. 678/277-0920. gwinnettparks.com
ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDEN
March 1-April 30 Atlanta Blooms, seasonal showcase of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses and more.
March 8-10 Atlanta Orchid Society Show, browse hundreds of orchids on sale in Day Hall, 9 AM-5 PM.
Through April 7 “Orchid Daze,” explore the exquisite beauty and fragrance of these exotic blooms at the Fuqua Orchid Center. Orchid Market Weekends: March 2-3, April 6-7.
Through April 27 “Conservation through Creation: The Works of Ed, Philip and Matt Moulthrop,” exhibit spotlights the connection between art and nature by three generations of the Atlanta woodturning artists, known for their iconic bowls.
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atl. 404/876-5859. atlantabg.org
Ongoing Visit one of North Georgia’s most beautiful landscapes.
1911 Sweetbay Dr., Gainesville. 404/888-4760. atlantabg.org/visit/gainesville.
April 1, 3-4 Chicago Cubs
April 5-7 Miami Marlins
April 11-14 New York Mets
April 16-18 Arizona Diamondbacks
April 26-28 Colorado Rockies
April 29-May 2 San Diego Padres
May 14-16 St. Louis Cardinals
May 17-19 Milwaukee Brewers
May 28-29 Washington Nationals
May 31-June 2 Detroit Tigers
SunTrust Park, 755 Battery Ave., Atl. atlanta.braves.mlb.com
ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL
April 12-14 Atlanta’s largest and longest-running fine arts festival celebrates its 83rd year at Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta with a sprawling juried Artist Market, live music, cultural performances, gourmet & festival fare, Kids Zone with midway rides & games, disc dog competition, Mimosa 5K run (8 AM Sat.) and blooming dogwood trees. Free. Noon-11 PM Fri., 10 AM-11 PM Sat., 10 AM-6 PM Sun. (Artist market closes 7 PM Fri. & Sat.). 404/817-6642. dogwood.org
ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL
April 4-14 Annual event of the Atlanta Film Society celebrates the city’s vibrant arts community through screenings, educational events and parties that combine film with food, music and art. Multiple venues. atlantafilmfestival.com
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