Friday, June 17, 2011

What to do this weekend

Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are some ideas:

Movies in the Garden
What: A classic movie screened in the English Garden of a posh Atlanta hotel
Where: The Mansion on Peachtree (3376 Peachtree Road, Atlanta GA 30326)
When: Friday, June 17, 7pm—pre-screening reception, 8pm—film
Why: Because you want a fancy date-night for you and your southern gentleman/belle 
Cost: $40 a ticket, which includes two drinks, hors d’oeuvres and parking. Reservations are required and admission is 21+

Midsummer Music & Food Festival
What: Music and food festival 
Where: Candler Park
When: Saturday, June 18, 12-11pm
Why: Because you get to see bands like Ponderosa, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, and Dr. Dog, and eat yummy treats from the food trucks, fry stands, and cupcake carts
Cost: FREE 

Snow Cone Cocktails at Ritz Carlton
What: Watermelon, lime, and anejo tequila; passion fruit, lemon, and bourbon; or blackberry, honey, and moonshine snow cones! 
Where: The Ritz Carlton Atlanta (downtown: 181 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303)
When: 2-9pm daily
Why: Because nothing beats the Atlanta heat better and a snow cone—a boozy one, that is
Cost: $12 a cocktail