This Week In Atlanta: Atlanta Boat Show; Fernbank; And More

Your guide to what’s happening in and around Atlanta this week. (Creative Commons)

It’s the first full week of 2019.

Take advantage of what this year has to offer by eating free food on the Atlanta Beltline or shopping at local boutiques.

Here are our picks for some of the must-see events happening in Atlanta this week.

O4W Social Hour!

When: Jan. 9, 6 to 6 p.m.

Where: Guac y Margys, 661 Auburn Ave. #120, Atlanta

Cost: Free to attend

Sip on margaritas on the Atlanta Beltline at this event that will have free food for attendees. There will also be drink deals.

Atlanta Boat Show

When: Jan. 10 to 13

Where: Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta

Cost: $12 for advanced ticket sales before Jan. 9 at 11:59 p.m.

More than 600 boats will be on display at this boat shows, ranging from ski boats to powerboats. Children can play in the Kids’ Zone that has kid-friendly activities. The Boater Education Center will also be onsite for attendees to learn more about fishing, boating and sailing.

Fernbank After Dark: 2019 Kick Off Party

When: Jan. 11, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta

Cost: $14.95 for members and $19.95 for non-members

Come to this kick off party to get a first look at the 3D movie that tickets now include. There will also be interactive science experiences and musical performances.

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids

When: Jan. 12, 1 p.m.

Where: Center For Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW at 18th, Atlanta

Cost: $12.50 with museum admission, free for center members

The Walt Disney Pictures 1989 comedy film will be shown in the Downstairs Theater at the Center For Puppetry Arts.

Atlanta Jewish Life Festival

When: Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Georgia Aquarium, 25 Baker St NW, Atlanta

Cost: $18 per person, $54 a family, $5 for an additional child

This festival will be a celebration of Jewish and Israeli culture, from the live performances to the artisans. Cinnaholic, Pita Palace and Yalla are a few of the food sellers in the event space. Tickets include entrance into the aquarium’s exhibits and the festival.

Thrifting Atlanta Winter Market

When: Jan. 13, 2 to 5 p.m.

Where: Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs St, Marietta

Cost: Free

More than 20 pop-up shops will be opening up shop at this winter market. Resale fashions, as well as retail, food and accessory sellers, will be onsite.

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