What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Friday, May 9th-Sunday, May 11th

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND

Shaky Knees Festival (Atlantic Station)

Friday, May 9th-Sunday May 11th

Time: See website for specific times

About:  With names like The National, Modest Mouth, Cage the Elephant, Alabama Shakes, this festival has a stout line up with a little something for everyone. Who doesn’t like 3 days of music with your friends? Tickets are $169 for a 3-day pass and $84 for a day ticket each day. VIP is sold out.

Website/link for more information: http://shakykneesfestival.com/

Night of Spectacles (The Buckhead Theatre)

Saturday, May 10th

Time: 7pm-11pm

About: This lavish event presented by the Georgia Lions Lighthouse boasts food, cocktails, silent and live auction, as well as a captive runway show with dresses made by contestants that add eye wear to their entries. Did I mention celebrity judges? Plus, this would be Georgians helping Georgians that can’t afford eye surgery, glasses, and much more in the local community. Tickets are $150.

Website/link for  more information: http://www.nightofspectacles.org/

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

Shaky Knees Late Night: Tokyo Police Club with Today the Moon, Tomorrow The Sun: Saturday, May 10th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1412333969022646

Buckhead Beer and Wine Festival: Saturday, May 10th: http://buckheadbeerandwine.com/the-festival/

Sweet Auburn Springfest: Friday, May 9th-Sunday, May 11th: http://www.sweetauburn.com/

Buckhead Spring Arts and Crafts Festival: Star Wars Art Party: Saturday, May 10th-Sunday, May 11th: http://www.buckheadartsfestival.com/

Dunwoody Arts Festival: Saturday, May 10th – Sunday, May 11th: http://dunwoodyartfestival.splashfestivals.com/

Crawfish for Cancer at Sweetwater Brewery: Sunday, May 10th: http://www.crawfishforcancer.org/atlanta.html

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

3rd Annual Luau & Pig Roast at Red Hare: Saturday, May 17th: https://www.facebook.com/events/638943752859165

FEATURED Party in the Park (Centennial Olympic Park) with MGMT, Joy Formidable, Girl Talk and Stokes Wood: Saturday, May 17th: http://partyintheparkatlanta.com/

ATL Collective Presents: Nirvana Nevermind and the Earl: Saturday, May 17th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1431104913812076

East Atlanta Beer Festival: Saturday, May 17th: http://www.eastatlantabeerfest.com/

Wing & Rock Fest in Woodstock: Saturday, May 31st-Sunday, June 1st: http://www.wingandrockfest.com/

SAVE-THE-DATE Atlanta Beer Festival: Saturday, June 21st: http://www.atlantasummerbeerfest.com/

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