weekend


  • This weekend, celebrate your husbands and dads with these special events going on for Father’s Day in Gwinnett County! The whole family will love Lift Up Atlanta’s 2017 Summer Fun Festival, happening this Saturday at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Enjoy games, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, a magic show, delicious fair food, and more. This fantastic event benefits Lift Up Atlanta, an organization dedicated to assisting homeless and low-income families. Admission to the festival is free with a donation of school supplies. For more information, including a list of supplies that are most needed, visit the event website. Don’t miss the Bluesberry and Beer Festival this weekend at Betty Mauldin Park in Norcross. Check out the region’s best line-up of blues artists and enjoy the craft Bluesberry beverages and desserts from local restaurants. this fun event will begin at 3 pm… Read More

  • If you’d like to take a quick getaway for the upcoming long weekend, there are several fantastic destinations within a few hours of Atlanta. Consider taking a roadtrip to one of these fun, family-friendly cities close to home! Chattanooga, Tennessee Chattanooga is under two hours from Atlanta and has tons of activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Tennessee Aquarium, nestled in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, features a variety of marine life in 400,000 gallons of fresh and salt water. Don’t miss the unique exhibits, including the alligator bayou and lemur forest.  If you have young kids, check out the Creative Discovery Museum, just a few blocks away from the aquarium. The museum includes a science theater, play gym for toddlers, and tons of interactive exhibits to explore! This weekend will be the debut of Very Eric Carle: A… Read More

  • Whether you are a “Mommy,” “Mom,” “Mama,” or “Mother,” Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) wishes all specials mothers (and grandmothers!) a very Happy Mother’s Day weekend! If you’re looking for some special ways to celebrate the precious mothers in your life, consider one of these fun events happening in Atlanta. Head to the 13th annual Barefoot in the Park near Downtown Buford this weekend. Browse the extensive fine arts market, and sample craft beers and wine. There will also be live local performances throughout the day on the main concert stage! Proceeds from this free festival benefit the Arts Education Scholarship Fund, which provides annual scholarships to fine arts and performing arts students. Barefoot in the Park takes place on Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, visit the event… Read More

  • Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) wishes everyone a joyous Easter! There are plenty of events happening in Atlanta to celebrate Easter this weekend. Bring your family and invite your friends to these fun events close to home! The City of Duluth is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt today at Scott Hudgens Park. The event begins at 1 pm this afternoon with tons of kid-friendly Easter-themed activities. Kids of all ages can participate in the egg hunt at 2 pm. Don’t forget your baskets! For more information, visit the event website. Head to Lilburn City Park on Saturday morning for an egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny. The event starts at 10 am, and the egg hunt take place at 11 am. The egg hunt will feature a separate area for children with special needs. Bring your baskets and… Read More

  • There is no shortage of fun in Atlanta this weekend. Enjoy the spring-like weather and check out of these fantastic, family-friendly events happening around town! This is the last weekend of the season to enjoy Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park! Snow Mountain features tons of activities for the whole family. Tube down the mountain in single tubes, double-tubes, or as a family on the 400-foot Avalanche Alley! Younger kids will love SnowZone and Little Angels, which offer smaller slides and lots of space to play in the snow. For more information and to reserve your session in advance, visit the Snow Mountain website. Visit Legoland Discovery Center for the LEGO Batman Movie Celebration! Meet LEGO Batman and all his pals, and take part in a special Mystery Mosaic LEGO Build. Kids will love the Miniland Scavenger Hunt where they’ll have to hunt for… Read More

  • If you have the winter blahs, add a little perk to your weekend by heading to one of these fantastic destinations just a short drive from Atlanta! Asheville, North Carolina is just a three-hour drive from metro Atlanta. The downtown area is bustling year-round with arts festivals, craft fairs, and live performances, featuring the best of the eclectic South. Today is the start of the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival, a four-day event that includes innovative performances across multiple venues in the city. There are over 250 independent restaurants in Asheville offering a variety of cuisines, including farm-to-table dining, craft breweries and fine wines, and locally sourced ingredients. Asheville is also home to the incredible Biltmore Estate, where you can explore the 250-room chateau and the 8,000-acre grounds with impressive gardens and an historic winery. Visit Charleston, South Carolina, located just a… Read More

  •                   If you live in metro Atlanta, you are probably hunkered down in anticipation of the snow storm, and the kids are bursting with excitement at the prospect of frosty fun! Check out these creative ways to play in the snow using items commonly found in your house and yard! In the absence of a sled, slide down snowy hills on a large plastic lid, the kind that are used to secure large storage containers. No snow tube? No problem! An inflatable baby pool is a great substitute and will keep your legs and bottom drier than a traditional snow tube. Get everyone laughing with a family hula hoop contest. It’s harder to keep the hoop going when you’re all bundled up! Draw a tic-tac-toe board in the snow and use objects such as pine cones… Read More

  • Ring in the New Year with family and friends at one of these fun New Year’s Eve celebrations happening in Atlanta! Bring the family to the Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta, billed as the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Southeast! The fun starts at 7 pm with live music from Collective Soul, Ne-Yo, and other fantastic artists. At the stroke of midnight, the 800-pound peach will reach its final point of descent, and the sky will illuminate with brilliant fireworks and a shower of confetti. For more information on this fun event, now in its 28th year, visit the event website. Duluth kicking off the New Year with the New Year’s Extravaganza at the Duluth Town Green. This free, family-friendly event will feature live entertainment, delicious food, a giant snow slide and inflatables for the kids, and live music… Read More

  • There is plenty of Christmas cheer happening this month in Atlanta. Make some special holiday memories at one of these terrific events happening close to you! Lake Lanier Islands Lake Lanier Islands are offering a variety of activities for Christmas this year.  Come early in the day and enjoy the Winter Adventure, featuring snow play zones, carnival rides, holiday movies, marshmallow roasting, a live theatrical nativity, visits with Santa, and more! When night falls, visit Magical Lights, a drive-through tour of sparkling lights stretching for seven miles around the lake. For pricing and discounts, visit the Lake Lanier Islands website. Stone Mountain Park Each evening, Stone Mountain Park will be adorned with thousands of spectacular lights for Stone Mountain Christmas. Enjoy live performances, including A Christmas Carol, The Littlest Christmas Tree, and a Holiday Cabaret. The nightly Christmas parade will feature beautiful floats and… Read More

  • Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) salutes all veterans today!  We thank you for the sacrifices you have made to maintain the values and freedoms our country holds so dearly. This weekend, invite your friends, family, and neighbors to one of these events in metro Atlanta to celebrate our treasured servicemen and servicewomen. This morning at 11 am, Gwinnett County will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Fallen Heroes Memorial, located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center. Chairman Charlotte Nash will speak, and the ceremony will include honor guards from county and local police and fire departments. Also this morning, the Atlanta History Center will host its annual program at the on-site Veterans Park. Joe Galloway, an acclaimed war correspondent and best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker.  Following the ceremony, head inside the museum to learn about the… Read More

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