Festival: It’s the 75th edition of the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, which takes place in a Piedmont Park packed with people, art, crafts music and beautiful flowering trees. Noon April 15; 10 a.m. April 16-17.
Festival: Candler Park will groove to the sounds of New Orleans’ Galactic, Atlanta’s own Arrested Development, Athens’ Dead Confederate and more at the Sweetwater 420 Festival, a three-day, brewery-sponsored event happening April 15-17.
Film festival: The Do Something Reel Film Festival begins at sundown April 14, 15 and 16 on the lawn of Atlantic Station’s Central Park. The open-air fest focuses on passionate people making a world of difference.