This Week In Atlanta: Pub Crawl; BBQ Festival; & More

Check out our list of must-see events happening this week in the city. (Pexels)

Welcome August by taking time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Atlanta.

Hear live bluegrass music while munching on BBQ in Decatur or see what the Atlanta BeltLine is all about during a pub crawl.

Check out our list of must-see events happening this week in the city.


When: Aug. 6 to 11, times vary

Where: Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $35 to $145

The Tony Award-winning musical ‘Cats’ will be making a stop in Atlanta as a part of its 30 country tour. Expect to experience the original scenes, costume design and score, but there will be new choreography and sound design.

Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

When: Aug. 10, 1 to 9 p.m.

Where: 500 S Columbia Drive, Decatur

Cost: $15 for General Admission, Free for kids 12 and under

This festival returns for its 19th year in Legacy Park in Decatur. Live blues and bluegrass performances will be the tunes for the day while southern BBQ sizzles in smokers.

Fernbank After Dark: Myth Busters

When: Aug. 9, 7 to 11 p.m.

Where: Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta

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

This month of Fernbank After Dark will explore the science within action movies. During the night a showing of Museum Alive 3D and a live performance by the indie rock band Lesbiu Grand.

Atlanta Summer Wine Festival

When: Aug. 10, 12 to 10 p.m.

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

Cost: $45 per session

A selection of more than 50 wines will be available for tasting at this indoor festival. There will also be some brews to taste while jamming out to the sounds of live music. Tickets for either Session 1, from 12 to 4 p.m., or Session 2, from 6 to 10 p.m., can be bought online.

Pub Crawl on the BeltLine | Summer Edition

When: Aug. 10, noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail

Cost: $38 per person

Explore the East Side Trail of the Atlanta Beltline by stopping by the bars during this year’s summer pub crawl. Apres Diem, Guac Y Margys and CHAR are a few of the participating establishments. Ticket holders will get to choose five complimentary drinks.

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