Sooo, how was your week? Want to talk about it? No? Kay, let’s talk weekend then.

  • Atlanta Falcons v. Kansas City Chiefs 

    Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons prepares to pass in the pocket during the first quarter of the NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Coliseum on January 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

    Matt Ryan (Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

  • Date: Friday, August 17, 2018 (7:00 PM)
  • Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • The Atlanta Falcons are back and taking on the Kansas City Chiefs in this pre-season matchup. The action will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and you better believe we’ll be there to give you the highlights from the sidelines (football fields do have sidelines, right? Asking for a friend). To find out more about how you can grab your tickets or general information, click here.

 

  • images Weekend Top Five: 08.17Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival
  • Dates: Saturday, August 18, 2018 – Sunday, August 19, 2018 (11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, each day)
  • Location: Piedmont Park
  • Bringing back the tradition of the Atlanta art community, the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces brings the best in local art to Piedmont Park this weekend. This two-day event showcases the best in visual art and family fun for all to see, and to purchase! The event is great for families, avid art collectors or first-timers! Check out their site for more information.

 

  • BAT-HAMLETimage Weekend Top Five: 08.17
  • Dates: Now – Saturday, August 25, 2018 (8:00 PM showtime)
  • Location: Out of Box Theatre
  • Wait, has it happened? The greatest mix of cultural goody goodness? Hamlet. Batman. Together. Yup. Out of Box Theatre presents a fantastic play based on Shakespeare’s greatest work, Hamlet, but told with a bit of “battastic” flair. Watch as iconic characters from both the Dark Knight and Shakespearean universes collide. This sounds incredible. Go ahead and grab your tickets before they sell out, because I’m sure they will. The show runs now through August 25th. Grab them here.

 

  • National Fajita Dayscreen shot 2017 08 14 at 10 23 07 am Weekend Top Five: 08.17
  • Dates: Now – Saturday, August 18, 2018 (11:00 AM – 10:00 PM)
  • On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
  • Imagine a weeklong celebrations of fajitas. Now pinch yourself because you’re not dreaming! On the Border is offering fantastic specials on fajitas until Saturday!! You can get a Fajita Fiesta for Two for $19.99. No one says you have to share it, obvi. There are other great specials too, as well as live music and fun for everyone to enjoy! Check out their site to see how you can satisfy your tastebuds.

 

  • Atlanta’s Finest 5K, One Mile & 50M Dash imgres Weekend Top Five: 08.17
  • Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 (7:30 AM – 10:30 AM)
  • Location: Pemberton Place
  • The Atlanta Police Foundation and the Atlanta Track Club have organized a fantastic race, benefitting Crime Stoppers Atlanta. If you like to run, and love solving crimes then, hey, this race might be for you. Obviously you won’t be solving anything but how to get that sweat out of your eye before crossing the finish line, but your registration and participation will all benefit a fantastic program that helps law enforcement solve crimes. Aside from the 5K, everyone is welcome to participate. There will be squad car, motorcycles and the Mobile Command Unit there too! Check out their website to register.

 

Enjoy your weekend!