What to do in Atlanta this weekend: April 15-17, 2022
Try your choice of dishes from over 50 food trucks and restaurants, including many vegan options.
7 p.m. Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, plus additional dates. RoleCall Amphitheater at Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta.
Enjoy an outdoor performance of ‘As You Like It’, Shakespeare’s tale about Rosalind, who flees persecution at her uncle’s court, and a host of other memorable characters.
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (session A) and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (session B). Saturday April 16. $15.95. Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Atlanta. 404-659-5437.
The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is hosting two Easter activity sessions, including a Bunny Hop dance and an Easter egg hunt.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16. Indoor riding arena at Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. 770-528-4070.
Shop for plants, garden tools, accessories and art from over 50 vendors at the 22nd Annual Cobb County Master Gardeners Plant Sale.
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 15. Sports fields located at 1415 Barclay Circle, Marietta. 770-423-1330.
Let the kids join in the search for 40,000 eggs and enjoy food, games, music, entertainment and a kid’s zone.
7 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. $49 to $125 plus shipping. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 770-916-2852.
Hear the blues from an honor roll of musicians such as Calvin Richardson, Tucka, Pokey Bear, Ronnie Bell, Theodis Ealey and Chick Rodgers at the 16th Annual ATL Blues Festival.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday April 16. Wylde Center Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur.
Shop for plants at the annual Wylde Center sale. Their experts will be on hand to answer all your questions. You can also learn more about other organizations as well as providers.
10 a.m. Saturday, April 16. Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Brookhaven. 404-637-0542.
Take the kids on an Easter egg hunt. They will be divided into age groups (3 and under, 4-6 and 7 and over) with separate areas for each. Food trucks offering breakfast will be on site and the Easter bunny will be on hand to pose for photos.
6:00 a.m. setup start time, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. race number handout, 7:30 a.m. DJ music start, 7:45 a.m. pre-race warm-up, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. kids activities, 8:00 a.m. 5K race start, 9:00 a.m. 1-mile start, 9:15 a.m. Tot Trot, 9:30 a.m. awards. Saturday April 16. Harmony Park, Oakview Road and E. Lake Drive, Decatur.
Take part in a 5k run, a 1 mile run or let your young children race in the Tot Trot and score a t-shirt designed by James Dean, author and illustrator of the popular “Pete the Cat” books.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday April 16 and Sunday April 17. FREE ENTRANCE. Downtown West, 6100 Lake Forrest Drive NE, Sandy Springs. 404-873-1222.
Artsapalooza is a combination of an art exhibition, music festival and street party showcasing the work of 150 local and regional artists as well as gourmet food trucks, live acoustic music and activities for children.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 16. Free. North Pond at Creekside Park (behind City Hall), 11360 Lakefield Drive, Johns Creek. 678-512-3200.
Bring the family to enjoy an interactive walk around North Pond, shop with vendors, visit a petting zoo, and meet the Easter Bunny. Food will be available for purchase.
3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 17. $30 plus expenses (includes admission, hors d’oeuvres and wine). Mimosa Hall, 127 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell.
Soprano Tiffany Uzoije, who appears regularly in Atlanta Opera productions, performs in the Roswell Arts Fund’s new classical music series.
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 16. Cross Pointe Church, 1800 Satellite Blvd., Duluth. 843-409-7146.
Cover yourself in different colors of non-toxic powder as you complete an untimed 1 mile walk/run. An Easter egg hunt is held along the race route and a free lunch is provided.
7 p.m. Friday April 15 and Saturday April 16. $5. Aurora Theatre, 128 East Pike Street, Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222.
Georgia Gwinnett College presents a modern take on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” a classic tale of romance, action and comedy.
10 a.m. on Saturday, April 16 for the Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m. for the special Egg-stra Easter Egg Hunt. Rossie Brundage Park, 350 Autry Street, Norcross.
Norcross is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. where you can take pictures with the Easter Bunny. A second special “egg-stra” hunt for children with special needs and their families will follow at 1 p.m. The event is wheelchair accessible and sensory with special consideration for the visually and hearing impaired.