Dr. King Celebrations
Friday, January 6 - 31
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King at Morehouse College this month. The college will present a wealth of forums, musical celebrations and day service activities. Events begin with the 50th Anniversary Exhibition opening a commemoration of Dr. King's life and legacy. It is being held at the Voice to the Voiceless Gallery, National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Saturday, January 6. The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture and Conversation Series program takes place Wednesday, January 24, 5:30pm at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30 the University Center Library is holding an Open House opening up their archives of over 13,000 historical documents and artifacts. For more information visit Morehouse.edu.
Atlanta Boat Show
Georgia World Congress Center
January 18 - 21
Whether new to boating or an avid water enthusiast, the 2018 Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat show offers visitors an all-access pass to learn about and discover the fun of the boating lifestyle. Everything is here from luxury motor yachts and bass boats to family cruisers, pontoons and ski boats. Take advantage of post-holiday deals on boats and marine accessories. Visit AtlantaBoatshow.com.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Opening Night: Wednesday, January 24
Festival: January 24 - February 15
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF), returns for the 18th year January 24 with the Opening Night Gala and film held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Year after year, AJFF prides itself on finding a host of international films that you won't see anywhere else. This year's Opening Night film is Sammie Davis Jr.'s I've Gotta Be Me. The festival continues at various theatres around Atlanta through February 15. Visit AJFF.org
Winter Wine Fest
City Winery Atlanta
The 2nd annual Atlanta Winter Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, January 20th at City Winery. Due to overwhelming popularity last year, they will have two sessions: noon -4pm and 6-10pm. There will have over 50 wines as well as a selection of beer to choose from. Enjoy live music and a DJ, and food will be available for purchase. Tickets are now on sale: $45 in advance, $50 after Jan 11th, and $60 at the door. AtlantaWineFestivals.com
Winter Beer Fest
January 27, 1pm - 5pm
Don't miss the 8th annual Atlanta Winter Beer Fest at Atlantic Station. They will have over 150 beers to sample, including many new local breweries from Atlanta and Georgia. There will also be a small selection of wines and ciders. Enjoy Live Music on multiple stages, DJ and more. Additional fun and games will be on hand with food available for purchase. AtlantaWinterBeerFest.com.
North Atlanta Home Show
Infinite Energy Center Feb 9 - 11
Remodel, Repair, Refresh at the 21st annual North Atlanta Home Show in Gwinnett. More than 150 companies will be displaying the latest in home improvement products and services. Take advantage of one-stop comparison shopping for everything for your home, inside and out and talk face to face with hundreds of experts on the latest home remodeling. More info at AtlantaHomeShow.com.
Fasching - Mardis Gras
Festhalle in Helen, GA
February 10, 7pm - 11pm
Grab your family and friends and come on out to Helen, GA's Festhalle on Saturday, February 10 for a night of music, dancing and fun. The theme is "Anything Goes" where costumes are welcomed but not required. There will be a full cash bar, live German band and costume contests with awards for best male and female costumes and best overall presentation. Visit helenchamber.com.
Park Tavern, February 17; 1pm - 9pm
The Oyster Festival is a day long event that features live music from local bands, DJs, cold beer and other tasty beverages and tons of fresh raw, steamed, and fried oysters with plenty of cocktail sauce and crackers. Not an oyster lover? Indulge in their delicious fried shrimp and yummy french fries. Tickets include admission into the event and entertainment (bands and DJs). Food and beverage not included with ticket price. SpiralEntertainment.com
Disney On Ice
Philips Arena Feb. 15 - 19
Infinite Energy Arena Feb 22 â€“ 25
Enter a dazzling world of adventure at The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on an inspiring walk down memory lane in celebration of magic and family fun. Dory is back with friends Nemo and Marlin from Disneyâ€¢Pixar's Finding Dory. Embark on a new ocean adventure as they discover the real meaning of family.
Special Olympics of GA Acworth
Saturday, February 24, 11AM - 3PM
Be "Freezin' For A Reason!" The Polar Plunge is the Special Olympics largest fundraiser. Participants collect pledges in exchange for the opportunity to jump into icy waters of Acworth Beach. All proceeds collected by Plungers will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume, highest fundraiser, highest fundraising team, and more. Sign up at SpecialOlympicsGA.org.
Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25
Monster JamÂ® is the most exciting form of family motorsports entertainment on the planet. The stars of the show are the biggest performers on four wheels: the Monster Jam trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over - OR smash through.
Monster Energy Supercross
Monster Energy AMA Supercross is the world's premier stadium motorcycles circuit. Comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping action. See the best riders like Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed, Ken Roczen, Justin Barcia and Eli Tomac as they seek to outrace each other on the sport's most challenging tracks. Featuring tight corners, fast straight-aways, challenging rhythm sections, triple jumps, and whoops sections, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt.
March 3 2pm & 7pm
March 10 2pm & 7pm
The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to town with their unrivaled family show, featuring some of the greatest athletes on the planet. With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family. Visit Ticketmaster.com.