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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 April 15, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Infinite Energy Center Cost: $24-$104

Thursday April 15, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Legacy Center Cost: $50

Thursday April 15, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Blind Willie's Cost: $5

Thursday April 15, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $20+
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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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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 6-8, 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 in the Fall of 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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Sunday July 15, 2018 04:13 pm EDT
CL's Roundup of Atlanta's Music Venues | more...

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Sunday July 15, 2018 04:29 pm EDT
Upcoming Concerts in Atlanta | 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...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
Our list of recommendations for Boys Night Out in Atlanta. | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
Our list of the best places for a first date as selected from our Best Of Atlanta balloting. | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
Our list of the best girls night out places in Atlanta. | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
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Explore Outdoor Activities

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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...

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Monday March 1, 2021 03:33 pm EST
A guide to outdoors in Atlanta | more...

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Saturday March 20, 2021 05:06 pm EDT
Our recommendations of the best dog parks in Atlanta. | more...

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Sunday March 21, 2021 03:18 pm EDT
Our list of parks, trails and ideas for getting back in touch with nature. | more...

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Sunday March 21, 2021 06:35 pm EDT
Our list of the best Parks outside of the Perimeter | more...

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Sunday March 21, 2021 08:23 pm EDT
Our list of the best intown Atlanta parks. | 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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Sunday February 28, 2021 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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Saturday December 9, 2000 12:04 am EST
Searching for traces of the Fab Four in Liverpool | more...

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Thursday May 20, 2004 12:04 am EDT
Driving under the influence ... of audiobooks! | more...

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Thursday May 20, 2004 12:04 am EDT
If life is more about the journey than the destination, then day trips are the exact opposite. Not the opposite of life. The opposite of life is death, of course. But day trips are more about the destination than the journey. No need to pack a lunch or suffer through endless rounds of License Plate Bingo and "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall." No stopping to use skanky truck stop toilets. Oil... | more...

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Wednesday April 13, 2005 12:04 am EDT
A ride through some of the wildest, coolest, strangest and most interesting musical landmarks of the Southeast | more...

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Wednesday August 31, 2005 12:04 am EDT

The I-75 stretch from Atlanta to Macon is heavy on Waffle Houses and middle fingers but short on lively roadside scenery. Some of these tunes eased the ride along and the other tracks stuck in my head after arriving on a rainy, rainy Friday.

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1) "Hard Luck Guy" — Eddie Hinton: Part of the Drive-By Truckers' PA music and one of the most beautifully tortured vocal takes ever recorded....

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Friday June 30, 2006 04:00 am EDT
NEXT SERVICES 83 MILES"" | more...

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Friday October 6, 2006 04:00 am EDT
Our contest winner is wowed by the sights of the Arches National Park | more...

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Wednesday July 11, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Beer festivals within a day's drive | more...

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Wednesday June 25, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Vanishing America author opens show at Roswell gallery | more...

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Wednesday May 13, 2009 07:30 am EDT
When the crush of urban life becomes overwhelming, one of the advantages of being an intowner is the ability to dial down to a small-town vibe within 30 minutes (assuming you've got a car). For all its suburban sprawl and endless strip malls, metro Atlanta also boasts dozens of tiny burgs scattered outside the Perimeter that each have their own character. Not every nearby podunk is worth a... | more...

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
How to survive a road trip, sanity intact | more...

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT

A little more than an hour south of Atlanta's southern reaches, the small town of Pine Mountain (www.pinemountain.org) works both as a pleasant place to spend a few hours or an ideal jumping-off spot for several popular area attractions.

The primary draw for Pine Mountain is Callaway Gardens (5887 Ga. 354, Pine Mountain, 706-663-2281, www.callawaygardens.com), the 13,000-acre golf and spa...

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
To summer in New Orleans, you must cool off with a fresh cocktail | more...

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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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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Roughing it in the Okefenokee with little more than a canoe - and some moxie | more...

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Travel light, and don't get any on ya! | 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...

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