April, please don’t bring your showers! We have had enough cold, rain and snow. We want the sun, and lots of fun activities!
April 2, 2014: Yo-Yo Ma at Atlanta Symphony Hall
Yo-Yo Ma returns to Atlanta Symphony Hall. This popular guest artist is an Atlanta favorite, and will play Elgar’s cornerstone of the solo cello repertoire, the elegiac Cello Concerto in E Minor. Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles leads the Orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. For tickets visit: www.atlantasymphony.org.
April 5, 2014: Opening Day at the Peachtree Road Farmer’s Market
It’s opening day for the 8th season of the Peachtree Road Farmer’s Market! There will be 55 vendors for opening day including 19 different farmers, amazing prepared foods and ready to eat- soups, salads, pizza, farm burger, crepes, steam buns, and King of Pops. Market hours for the season are, every Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. www.peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com
April 5, 2014: The Color Run
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, untimed race in which thousands of participants, or “Color Runners,” are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. The fun continues after Color Runners complete the race with an unforgettable Finish Festival. This larger than life party is equipped with music, dancing and massive color throws, which create millions of vivid color combinations. For more information and to register, visit: www.thecolorrun.com/atlanta/2014-04-05.
April 5, 2014: Beer Carnival at Atlantic Station
Usually held in the Winter, The Beer Carnival at Atlantic Station decided Spring weather goes better with beer. They will have 100 beers for tasting, with carnival rides and games, too. For tickets visit: atlanticstation.com.
April 5-6, 2014: Festival on Ponce
April 8, 2014: Braves Opening Day
“Put me in, coach, I’m ready to play!” Opening Day is here! The Braves kick off the 2014-15 season against the Mets. For tickets visit: atlanta.braves.mlb.com.
April 10-27, 2014: The Lion King at the Fox Theatre
Tony Award winning sensation The Lion King comes to the Fox Theatre. For tickets: ev10.evenue.net.
April 11, 2014: Lady Antebellum at Lakewood Amphitheater
Lady Antebellum brings their Take Me Downtown tour to Atlanta. For tickets: concerts.livenation.com.
April 12-13, 2014: Sandy Springs Artsapooloza
April 12, 2014: Sandy Springs Farmers Market
It is opening day of the Sandy Springs Farmers Market! Live music and over 45 vendors will be on hand. Regular hours are every Saturday from 8:30 a.m to 12 p.m. For information: sandyspringsfarmersmarket.com.
April 13, 2014: Holly Williams at Red Clay Theatre
Holly Williams brings her beautiful songs to Red Clay Theatre in Duluth. For tickets: www.eddieowenpresents.com.
April 19, 2014: Golden Gala at the Atlanta History Center
The annual fundraising event for the wonderful dog rescue organization, Adopt a Golden. For information and tickets: adoptagoldenatlanta.com/events.aspx.
April 25 – May 10, 2014: RESONATE at Huff Harrington Fine Art
April 26 – May 18, 2014: Atlanta Symphony Decorators Show House and Gardens
Famed Buckhead home The Pink Palace is this years Atlanta Symphony Decorators Show House. There are lots of events planned for the occasion and, of course, tours of the home featuring the work of some of Atlanta’s best designers. Visit their website for tickets and event information: decoratorsshowhouse.org/tickets.
April 25-27, 2014: Inman Park Festival
Celebrating its 43rd anniversary, the Inman Park festival offers something for everybody — three stages of live music, kids’ activities, a tour of homes, a marvelous street parade, an artists’ market and some of the city’s best people-watching! Visit their website for more information and the weekend’s schedule: inmanparkfestival.org.
April 25-27, 2014: ADAC Sample Sale
Score some great deals at ADAC’s annual Sample Sale! Benefits go to Dress for Success Atlanta. For hours and information: www.adacatlanta.com.
April 26, 2014: Swan House Ball
The Atlanta History Center will celebrate the 29th Swan House Ball. The Swan House Ball, the Atlanta History Center’s largest fund raising gala, provides critical support for the educational programs and operations of one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded museums. For tickets and information: www.atlantahistorycenter.com.
April 26, 2014: Bruce Springsteen at Lakewood Amphitheater
Bruce Springsteen rocks the Lakewood Amphitheater. For tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.
April 27, 2014: Boz Scaggs at Woodruff
American singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs comes to Atlanta Symphony Hall. For tickets: www.atlantasymphony.org.
We hope you have a fun filled April!