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Things to Do


Bored? Out of Ideas for Things to Do during the Crisis? Here's our suggestion - take a look at the 5 Things to Do list which are our recommendations for today's events. Not seeing what you want? Take a look at our more extensive list of today's events. We're in the process of updating listings in a new COVID-19 friendly event fashion. Still not feeling it? See our suggestions below for ongoing events. Looking for cool things to do without laying out any dollars? Try our list of free things to do. If you are looking for events at the neighborhood level, take a look at our What's Going On to get the best local information available. See all of our COVID coverage here.

5 Things To Do Today in an Attempt to Stay Safe during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday February 25, 2021 10:30 am EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10

Thursday February 25, 2021 06:30 pm EST

Thursday February 25, 2021 06:30 pm EST
Online Event Cost: Free

Thursday February 25, 2021 07:00 pm EST
Manuel's Tavern Cost: Free

Thursday February 25, 2021 07:00 pm EST
Online Event Cost: Registration Required
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Things to Do During a Pandemic

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Monday May 18, 2020 12:28 pm EDT
A small sampling of local restaurants offering takeout picnic fare plus where you can go to injest your picnic goodies | more...

Atlanta Attractions

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Wednesday October 23, 2019 10:45 am EDT
Explore these must-visit attractions in the metro Atlanta area | more...

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Wednesday October 23, 2019 02:18 pm EDT
Explore the topics of history, science and more at these museums | more...

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Monday October 21, 2019 03:08 pm EDT
Explore these rap-related cultural landmarks in Atlanta | more...

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Monday October 21, 2019 03:26 pm EDT
Explore the history and mystery of these cultural landmark cemeteries. | more...

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Saturday December 26, 2020 04:00 am EST
Educational landmarks from the museum to the grave | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares' | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to go in the A for the best introverted entertainment | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
ITP and OTP museums that will help you rediscover your inner child | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Atlanta has heaps of family-approved ways to spend the day | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Let your inner child run wild at these grown-up ATL adventure spots | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
The Westside boasts glossy art galleries and gritty performance spaces alike | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
More incentive to grab the kids and get the hell outta your house | more...

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Haunted hills, a literary farm and rock 'n' roll | more...

Explore Arts & Culture

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Friday August 2, 2019 09:36 pm EDT
Onstage and off, with actors and puppets, dealing in reality and escape | more...

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Saturday August 3, 2019 11:49 pm EDT
Galleries and gatherings, plastic and static, memories and narratives | more...

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Monday August 5, 2019 12:51 pm EDT
Interpretative and ritual, modern and folk, ballet and bharatanatyam | more...

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Thursday October 17, 2019 01:43 pm EDT
Explore movie theaters for every film lover with everything from Oscar winners to cult classics on the big screen. | more...

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Wednesday October 23, 2019 12:13 pm EDT
Explore the works of the greats like Van Gogh, Monet, or Picasso and discover the modern photographic works of 20th century photographers and artists ... | more...

Explore Annual Festivals

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Friday September 17, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Browse the Imagine Music Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

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Friday August 6, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Comic Con will take place on August 8-8, 2021 | more...

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Friday May 7, 2021 02:54 pm EDT
Shaky Beats will not return in 2020. The 2021 Dates TBA. | more...

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Friday April 23, 2021 12:00 am EDT
The 2020 Sweetwater 420 Festival was postponed to April 23-25, 2021. All previous purchases are still 100% honored and valid for the 2021 postponement... | more...

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Friday April 9, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Dogwood Festival will take place April 9-11, 2021 | more...

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Thursday April 1, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
This year's Inman Park Festival has been cancelled. 2021 Event Date TBA. | more...

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Monday January 18, 2021 12:00 am EST
Browse MLK Day events as well as recommendations for the hottest events and parades. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to MLK Da... | more...

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Thursday November 26, 2020 12:00 am EST
The Peachtree Road Race has gone virtual and is postponed November 26, 2020 - Thanksgiving Day. Browse the Peachtree Road Race schedule as well as rec... | more...

Explore Food & Drink

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to get your cocoa fix in Atlanta | more...

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Thursday January 7, 2021 04:00 am EST
Ditch the big-box chains and support your local farmers and entrepreneurs | more...

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Thursday January 7, 2021 04:00 am EST
Fresh booze for the big bottles | more...

Explore Nightlife

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Wednesday May 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Where to sip brews and get some fresh air at the same damn time | more...

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Wednesday October 16, 2019 04:50 pm EDT
Where to go when you want to drink the good stuff | more...

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Thursday October 17, 2019 01:26 pm EDT
Explore locations for viewing comedy and get your laugh on! | more...

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Friday October 18, 2019 01:02 pm EDT
Local clubs for those discerning ears | more...

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Monday October 21, 2019 01:40 pm EDT
Go where the locals go | more...

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Monday October 21, 2019 02:40 pm EDT
Atlanta clubs offering weekend dance parties featuring a selection of local DJ's. | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2019 11:09 am EDT
Explore these clubs and bars that showcase blues music along with the occasional smattering of jazz | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2019 11:20 am EDT
Explore these music venues that remind you how much you love the great outdoors | more...

Explore Outdoor Activities

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Monday October 21, 2019 03:26 pm EDT
Explore the history and mystery of these cultural landmark cemeteries. | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
From hiking trails to nature preserves, it's time to leave the house | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
The city in the forest' keeps its tree canopy on fleek | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
Scope these pooch-friendly spots | more...

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Saturday January 2, 2021 02:11 pm EST
Regional campgrounds offer a 'safe' place to leave the world behind | more...

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Saturday January 2, 2021 03:39 pm EST
Explore the outdoors and commune with nature without leaving town | more...

What's Going On

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Tuesday January 1, 2019 06:18 pm EST
Browse what's going on in East Atlanta with our comprehensive calendar of events. Find things to do by neighborhood, what's going on today, tomorrow &... | more...

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Sunday October 13, 2019 04:14 pm EDT
Browse what's going on in Old Fourth Ward (O4W) with our comprehensive calendar of events. Find things to do by neighborhood, what's going on today, t... | more...

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Friday December 25, 2020 03:31 pm EST
Browse what's going on in Edgewood Ave/Sweet Auburn with our comprehensive calendar of events. Find things to do by neighborhood, what's going on toda... | more...

Georgia Road Trips

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Haunted hills, a literary farm and rock 'n' roll | more...

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Tuesday July 3, 2018 12:53 pm EDT
Having a day on the rapids is much closer than you think. | more...

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Monday August 6, 2018 05:41 pm EDT
Fact or fiction, the story lives on | more...

Explore Shopping

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Monday October 21, 2019 03:52 pm EDT
Explore Atlanta's consignment and thrift stores | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2019 10:53 am EDT
Explore the latest titles at these local shops | more...

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Saturday December 26, 2020 04:00 am EST
Spring cleaning meets summer blingin' - on a budget | more...

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Saturday December 26, 2020 04:00 am EST
Skip the malls and shopping centers in favor of these ATL retail spots | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Step out with style | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
A quick tour of ATL workout spots with the best soundtrack | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to get your cocoa fix in Atlanta | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Local gems that sell treasures of days past | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where you'll find Atlanta's ink masters | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
A collection of the best stores to buy goods from your favorite natives | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Let's get lost in the stacks with some moody media | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where urban preservation meets suburban aspiration | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
You don't have to be a baller or super flashy for these jewelry digs | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Best bets in ATL for a timeless lip-lock | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
Local shops that'll revive your love for literature | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to go in Atlanta to help create a healthy lifestyle - or at least the illusion of one | more...

Explore History

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Tuesday February 16, 2010 04:00 am EST
Many of the city's African-American landmarks need attention | more...

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Saturday December 26, 2020 04:00 am EST
Educational landmarks from the museum to the grave | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Museums to enrich your summertime social studies | more...

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Thursday February 11, 2021 07:00 pm EST
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