This Week In Atlanta: Atlanta Winter Wine Festival, Fernbank, And More

There’s plenty to do and see around Atlanta this week. (Pexels Images)

Don’t let the cold weather keep you inside this week.

Take advantage of the frigid temperatures by going ice skating at Atlantic Station or going to an indoor wine festival in Atlanta.

Check out our list of things to do in the city this week.

Books & Booze: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

When: Jan. 15, 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: City Winery, 650 North Ave. NE Ste 201, Atlanta

Cost: Free

Inside of Ponce City Market’s City Winery, there will be “book club” meeting that will cover “Small Great Things,” a book about an African-American nurse who is charged with murder. The event is in partnership with Posman Books.

‘90s Night

When: Jan. 18, 7 to 11 p.m.

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

Cost: $21.95 for members and non-members

Turn back the time to the 1990s by coming out this decade party just for those 21 and over. Throughout the night, Amp’d Entertainment will spin ’90s tracks and there will be a slime station. Drinks will be flowing and tiny eats will be available during the night.

Atlanta Winter Wine Festival 

When: Jan. 19, 12 to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: City Winery, 650 North Ave. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $50 before the event, $60 day of the event

Sip on wine, ciders and beers from around the U.S. During the 21 and over event, DJ Qtip will be spinning tracks live and food will be available for purchase. Entry into the event includes drink samples and a wine glass.

Wow Weekends: Explore, Create, Play

When: Jan. 19 and 20, times vary

Where: Center For Puppetry Arts,

Cost: $14.50 for adults and children

Puppets will act out a robot-themed performance and attendees can create their very own Extraterrestrial Hand Puppet at the ages 4 and up event.

Skate the Station

When: Now through Jan. 21, times vary

Where: Atlantic Station, Off of Tower Street), Atlanta

Cost: $15 for general admission, $12 for children under 12 and seniors

Ice skate while you still can at Atlantic Station, which has one of the Southeast’s largest outdoor ice skating rinks. Tickets include rented skates.

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