The Atlanta Dogwood Festival | April 10-12
The organizers keep this almost 80-year-old event fresh with new features such as the Atlanta Dogwood 5K on Saturday morning, the Backyard Barbecue & Brews VIP event, and this year’s new Disc Dogs event, where competing dogs catch some air as they catch flying discs. There’s even a Novice Toss & Fetch category in case you and your dog want to try the world of canine competition.
Details: Piedmont Park, 1342 Worchester Drive NE, Atlanta, GA, dogwood.org
For the fourth year, this festival fills Olmsted Linear Park with 125 artists bringing art in all forms. Artists will show a huge variety of jewelry made from pearls, vintage fabric and elegant seashell fragments. Keep perusing to find handmade leather bags, uniquely carved clocks and more, all while enjoying good and live music.
Details: 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA, festivalonponce.com
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza | April 18-19
This third annual event has a similar variety of arts and crafts available, offering everything from ceramic platters and carved wooden bowls to mosaic windows and copper jewelry. In between browsing, enjoy live music and food trucks from Genki Noodles & Sushi, On Tapa The World, King of Pops and more.
Details: 6100 Lake Forrest Drive NE, Sandy Springs, GA, sandyspringsartsapalooza.com