Seize the day this spring by going out on the town.
Try vegan eats at a local festival or check out the art made by local artisans at the Sandy Springs Artsapalooza.
Here’s our list of events happening this week in Atlanta.
When: April 16, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta
Cost: $10 for general admission
This month’s book discussion will be based around “The Power” by Naomi Alderman, an award-winning author. Admission includes reserving a spot and the cost will be put towards food and drinks.
When: April 19, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 1601 Cumberland Mall, Atlanta
Cost: $65 for general admission
The spring murder mystery at Maggiano’s will have a “Hip. Hop. Murder” theme. Admission buys attendees an all-inclusive family style three-course meal. Some of the choices for the courses include Classic Bruschetta, Grilled Mahi Mahi, Chicken and Spinach Manicotti and mini desserts.
When: April 19 to 21, times vary
Where: Westview Makers, 1554 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta
Vegan foods will be in the spotlight at this festival, which will have a baked goods contest and cooking tutorials. Attendees will get to taste free vegan eats, as well.
When: April 20, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Ponce City Roof, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta
Cost: $15 for adults General Admission, $10 for children (12 and under)
On top of the roof of Ponce City Market, there will be the third annual Spring Fling celebration that will have family-friendly activities ranging from a bubble play zone to paint with nature station. A three-story slide will also be onsite in Skyline Park.
When: April 20 and 21, times vary
Where: Sandy Springs Artsapalooza, 6100 Lake Forrest Drive, Sandy Springs
Around 150 local and regional artists, including glassmakers and woodworkers, will be setting up shop at this art festival. Live acoustic musicians will be performing inside of the festival grounds and gourmet food trucks will also be onsite.