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March 1 Greenville Swamp Rabbits
March 13 South Carolina Stingrays
March 15 Florida Everblades
March 17 Norfolk Admirals
March 23 Kansas City Mavericks
March 24 Greenville Swamp Rabbits
March 27 Orlando Solar Bears
April 7 South Carolina Stingrays
Infinite Energy Arena, Duluth. atlantagladiators.com
ATLANTA GRILLED CHEESE FEST
April 13 Celebrate melty, cheesy goodness at Atlantic Station, with tasting sessions from 11 AM-2 PM & 2:30-5:30 PM in the Pinnacle Lot. atlantagrilledcheese.com
Feb. 22 Detroit Pistons
Feb. 23 Phoenix Suns
Feb. 27 Minnesota Timberwolves
March 1 Chicago Bulls
March 6 San Antonio Spurs
March 9 Brooklyn Nets
March 10 New Orleans Pelicans
March 13 Memphis Grizzlies
March 19 Houston Rockets
March 21 Utah Jazz
March 23 Philadelphia 76ers
March 29 Portland Trail Blazers
March 31 Milwaukee Bucks
April 3 Philadelphia 76ers
April 10 Indiana Pacers
Home games at State Farm Arena, Atlanta. hawks.com
ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER
March 4 Phoenix Flies: Cherokee Garden Library tour, 11 AM. Kenan Research Center tour, 1 PM. Must RSVP. 404/688-3353 x 15.
March 29 History on the Rocks
April 8 Egg Hunt, 10 AM-1 PM.
Opening Feb. 22 “Cyclorama: The Big Picture,” multi-media experience features one of America’s largest historic treasures: the fully restored cyclorama painting, The Battle of Atlanta, a 132-year-old hand-painted work of art that stands 49 feet tall, is longer than a football field, and weighs 10,000 pounds.
Ongoing “Locomotion: Railroads and the Making of Atlanta,” features restored locomotive Texas.
Through Sept. 29 “Barbecue Nation,” artifacts, images and oral histories.
130 West Paces Ferry Road. 404/814-4000. atlantahistorycenter.com.
ATLANTA HOME SHOW
March 22-24 Georgia’s largest home show features hundreds of home improvement exhibitors at Cobb Galleria Centre, plus a Tiny Home Village, product demonstrations and presentations by experts including HGTV’s Clint Harp. 10 AM-6 PM Fri., 10 AM-8 PM Sat., 11 AM-5 PM Sun. Two Galleria Pkwy., Atl. $10 ($8 online, free for 12 & under, and 65 and older); $5 parking. 800/395-1350. atlantahomeshow.com
ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
March 20-24 Annual showcase of 500+ new cars at the Georgia World Congress Center, Bldg. C, 235 Northside Dr., Atl. Produced by the Metro Atlanta Automobile Dealers Association. Noon-9 PM Wed.-Thurs., noon-10 PM Fri., 10 AM-10 PM Sat., 10 AM-8 PM Sun. $12 ($6, ages 6-12). 770/916-1741. goautoshow.com
ATLANTA JAZZ FESTIVAL
May 25-26 One of the country’s largest free jazz festivals culminates with a musical showcase at Piedmont Park on Memorial Day weekend. 404/853-4234. atlantafestivals.com
ATLANTA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Feb. 6-26 19th annual event features a diverse collection of 70-plus international and independent films that explore Jewish life, culture and history, with screenings at six metro Atlanta locations, including a new anchor venue at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs. Opening Night will be held at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Additional venues are Regal Atlantic Station, Regal Perimeter Pointe, UA Tara Cinemas and Woodruff Arts Center. Closing Night festivities will be held at the Byers Theatre at City Springs. The full film lineup and official schedule will be announced on Jan. 10. 404/806-9913. ajff.org
ATLANTA JEWISH MUSIC FEST
March 7-17 A community celebration of Jewish heritage featuring everything from jazz and orchestra to folk and rock’n’roll at multiple Atlanta locations. atlantajmf.org
April 27-28 Georgia’s Motoring Festival features everything from hot rods to motorcycles and monster trucks, plus vendor midway, live music, kids’ zone and more at Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton. 9 AM-5 PM Sat., 9 AM-4 PM Sun. $15 (free, ages 12 & under); $20 weekend pass. atlantamotorspeedway.com
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