FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND
GUMBALL 3000 (Centennial Olympic Park)- THURSDAY!
Thursday, June 5th
Time: 5pm to 10pm
About: If you’ve seen Cannonball Run, you know the loose premise of the Gumball 3000: 6 Days, 6 cities, to the victor goes the spoils. No, but seriously, it is going to be one big rally and party with a concert and celebrities galore. Opens at 5pm and super cars start arriving around 7pm, while the concert starts at 8pm. Where do we sign up? Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door for General Admission. VIP is $125 (sold out, sorry).
Website/link for more information: http://www.gumball3000.com/articles/atlanta/
An Evening of Fashion and Wishes benefits Make-A-Wish (200 Peachtree) – THURSDAY!
Thursday, June 5th
Time: 7pm to 11pm
About: What a better way to give to a charity then to go to a party that benefits it? Benefiting Make-A-Wish, An Evening of Fashion and Wishes gives back to the community in a stylish and fun way for all attendees. Check out their site! Tickets are $50 for one person and $80 for a couple. You may also simply donate on the link below, as well if you cannot attend.
Website/link for more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-of-fashion-wishes-tickets-9151539501
Summerfest (Virginia Highlands)
Saturday, June 7th to Sunday, June 8th
Time: 10 am both days to 11pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday
About: The biggest and best summer arts and music festival that is free and open to the public is Virginia Highland’s Summerfest. We’ve been going for years now and it just gets better and better every year. Make sure to check this one out! And again, this is free.
Website/link for more information: http://vahi.org/summerfest/
ALSO THIS WEEKEND
Room 138 Chris Hamer/ Urbanpop Solo Art Show (Diesel): Friday, June 6th: https://www.facebook.com/events/268473949991783/
Summer Barnburner 2014 at Summerfest (Diesel): Saturday, June 7th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1386932868212538
Beerfest Duluth Brews & Tunes: Saturday, June 7th: http://bestofbrews.xorbia.com/brews-tunes-2014/
Rock the Cure 2014: Saturday, June 7th: http://rockthecure.xorbia.com/2014
SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS
Brookhaven Beer Festival: Saturday, June 14th: https://www.facebook.com/BrookhavenBeer
IMR Music Festival: Wednesday, June 11th- Sunday, June 15th with Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun playing June 14th! http://www.imrmusicfestival.com/
Summer Brewfest 2014: Saturday, June 14th: http://redbrick.xorbia.com/atlanta-summer-brew-fest/
SAVE-THE-DATE Atlanta Beer Festival: Saturday, June 21st: http://www.atlantasummerbeerfest.com/
Thunder on the Parkway (Lake Lanier): Friday, June 26th-Sunday, June 28th: http://fullthrottle.xorbia.com/thunder-on-the-parkway-2014