Free Smithsonian Museum Day
Saturday marks Smithsonian Museum Day, which means all affiliated museums will have free general admission. You’ll need to click here to download and print out a free admission card, which is good for you and a guest. To learn about Museum Day from the AJC’s Howard Pousner, click here: Local participating museums include:
Archibald Smith Plantation Home, Roswell
Barrington Hall, Roswell
Bulloch Hall, Roswell
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Global Health Odyssey Museum, Atlanta
Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta
Hammonds House Museum, Atlanta
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Marietta Museum of History, Marietta
Museum of Design, Atlanta
For a complete list, nationally and throughout Georgia, of participating museums, click here.
Fest of Ale and Gift Shop Sale
If you’ve been to the Atlanta Botanical Garden, you’ve undoubtedly stopped in the gift shop, where unique gifts often crafted by locals are on display. On Oct. 1 and Oct. 15, you can meet several of those artists in the Garden Gift Shop, and receive a 10 percent discount on merchandise as well. You don’t have to have a garden ticket to enter the museum, but you might one because every Thursday in October, from 5-10 p.m., the Fest of Ale takes place. The event features live music, speciality beers and Scarecrows in the Garden.
Discounted Hawks, Thrashers season-opener tickets
The Atlanta Falcons are just getting started and are off to a 2-0 start. Still, it’s never too early to start thinking about the Hawks and Thrashers, who get their seasons underway next month. It’s hard to catch your breath with all of the sporting activities, but slow down and take in these deep discounts for the Hawks and Thrashers first two games.
Both offers for select games are for purchases made this week only, using promo code ‘gtsui’:
Purchase lower level tickets for $30 and upper level tickets for $15. Lower level tickets normally start at $50.
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