Events

Everything You Need to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

Updated On 06/21/2018 at 04:10PM EST Updated On 06/21/2018 at 04:10PM EST
athfest
athfest
Friday
Jun 22
Downtown Athens
It’s technically a three-day fest, but you probably have to work, so do that, and then ride 85 or 20 to the home of UGA and kick it with three stages of live outdoor music (110+ bands), a two-night club crawl of more than a dozen venues, and a block-long art market.
Cost: Free for outside; $28.45 for advance club crawl wristband
Friday
Jun 22
Hammond House Museum
WRFG, aka Radio Free Georgia, a true community radio station that’s sometimes weird but essential to ATL life (and gave early exposure to musical acts like Janelle Monae and Indigo Girls), celebrates its 45th anniversary today, with a catered vegan, vegetarian and meat-eater’s buffet, plus live jazz, dancing, and plenty drinking of cocktails.
Cost: $45
Saturday
Jun 23
Meehan's Public House; Sandy Springs
Drake took an L from Pusha T, and Justin Trudeau is being blamed for something only one person probably understands, so remind our northern neighbors that it’s still all love by attending Canada Fest, where there’ll be seven bands hitting the stage, Canadian food (poutine!), and reps from the Canadian government who can answer your questions about immigration, you know, just in case.
Cost: $15 presale; $20 at the door
Atlanta Drunks and Dragons
Atlanta Drunks and Dragons
Saturday
Jun 23
Georgia Beer Garden
The Atlanta Dungeons & Dragons Bar Crawl starts at noon and will play out in three bars (including Joystick and Noni’s), with 12 dungeon masters leading 60 players on “one massive, sprawling dungeon adventure” together. Players pay, but observers can watch for free.
Cost: $10 to play; register online
Saturday
Jun 23
Scofflaw Brewing Co
Oysters Co, an ATL-based oyster catering company (did you guess it?), is setting up shop at the home of POG Basement IPA to sling as many grilled bivalve mollusks as your heart and stomach desire.
Cost: However much you spend on oysters
athfest
Athfest
Saturday
Jun 23
Atlanta Contemporary
Cinebash, the big immersive shindig of food, music, art and film, is back. This time to honor graphic designer Saul Bass, who created the legendary title sequence for Alfred Hitchcock movies like Psycho, and designed the movie posters for classics like The Shining. Taste of Atlanta is providing nibbles from ATL restaurants from 8-10pm, and there’ll be a commemorative poster and other swag, along with drinks, for you to get your hands around before you leave.
Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door
Saturday
Jun 23
ASW Distillery
They’re calling the event “Wheels & Whiskey,” because you’ll get up close views of classic convertibles and other fancy cars, plus a five-whiskey flight of ASW whiskeys (try the Duality, which just won the first ever Double Gold for Georgia at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition). Kevin Gillespie’s Terminus City Barbecue pop-up will be out in the parking lot with the pork.
Cost: $18 per flight
lovheratl
lovheratl
Saturday
Jun 23
Deep End
The Unity Ball is a big ol’ dance party led by the sonic style of DJ Ree de la Vega, who’ll provide five hours of funk/house/soul/etc., as you jam along with folks representing LGBTQ groups LovHer, T A S T E, Rotten Peaches, For All Humans, and WUSSY magazine.
Cost: $10
Sunday
Jun 24
Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza
The High Museum of Art will debut designer Yuri Suzuki’s “Sonic Playground” just outside the Woodruff Arts Center today, with six colorful and interactive sound-transmitting sculptures, including one called “Parabolic” that can somehow send sounds from one end of the Piazza to someone on the opposite side, without using electricity.
Cost: Free