I just love how Atlanta has something for every interest. Please just look at the lineup for Friday: there’s ballet, hockey, free art, lessons about bugs, modern dance, a craft show and a wrestling convention. TRUE.
There’s a smidgen of music down there, but if you’re really looking for info on live shows, check out the Atlanta Music Scene blog.
And if you’ve got more suggestions for the weekend, please add ‘em to the free AccessAtlanta.com calendar, and share them in the comments! — Jamie G.
FRIDAY, MARCH 12
Art: Castleberry Hill Art Stroll, 6-11 p.m., various galleries and locations, Atlanta. FREE.
Crafts: American Craft Council Show opens, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Cobb Galleria, Atlanta.
Dance: Southern Ballet Theatre presents “Cinderella,” 7:30 p.m., Gwinnett Performing Arts Center, Duluth.
Dance: Crossover Movement Arts and Zentropy present “Your Head is Full of Stars,” 9:30 p.m., Eyedrum, Atlanta.
For kids: Bio-buggies presentation, 1:30 p.m., Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell.
Sports: Atlanta Thrashers vs. New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.
Wrestling: Legendsmania pre-party opens the wrestling convention, 6 p.m. registration, Sheraton Gateway Atlanta Airport, College Park.
SATURDAY, MARCH 13
Books: Author John Yow discusses “The Armchair Birder: Discovering the Secret Lives of Familiar Birds,” 3 p.m., Bound to be Read books, Atlanta. FREE.
Comedy: The Royal Comedy Tour with D.L. Hughley, J. Anthony Brown, Sommore and Don “D.C.” Curry, 8 p.m., Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta.
Dance: BalletFest Atlanta 2010 features 19 companies, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Southern Polytechnic State University Student Center Theatre, Marietta.
Festival: Third Annual Celtic Celebration with music, dance and costumes, 1-4 p.m., Henry County’s Cochran Public Library, Stockbridge. FREE.
Festival: St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade, Noon, Peachtree Street to Underground Atlanta, Atlanta. FREE.
Sports: Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons, 7 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.
Sports: Atlanta Rollergirls season opener, 5 p.m., Yaarab Shrine Center Auditorium, Atlanta.
SUNDAY, MARCH 14
Comedy: Late-night host Craig Ferguson performs, 7:30 p.m., Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta.
For kids: Laughing Pizza performs, 3 p.m., Georgia Public Broadcasting, Atlanta.
For families: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performance of “Green Eggs & Ham,” 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta.
Exercise: Hunger Walk/Run 5K to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank and other non-profits, noon-4 p.m., Turner Field, Atlanta.
Music: Cobb Symphony presents “Carousel,” 8 p.m., 3 p.m., Murray Arts Center, Kennesaw.
Sports: Atlanta Thrashers vs. Phoenix Coyotes, 5 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.
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