Five Things To Do This Weekend

Take a guided tour of the Callanwolde Mansion or meet bestselling author Randy Wayne this weekend.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.  Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and places to explore.


When/Where: Friday 7 p.m. at , 1798 Haygood Dr. NE

Why Go: The Druid Hills High School Animal Rights Club is holding a fashion and talent show to raise money for PAWS Atlanta, a no-kill shelter.

Pricing: $2


When/Where: Friday 7 p.m. at , 2076 N. Decatur Rd.

Why Go: Randy Wayne White, New York Times Best Selling Author, returns to Atlanta to present his latest Doc Ford thriller, "Night Vision" and to sign copies of the book.

Pricing: Free, Open to the public


When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at , 980 Briarcliff Rd. NE

Why Go: Try your hand at knitting wire to make stunning jewelry in a short period of time. Must know how to cast on, knit and bind off.

Pricing: $65; Registrations are accepted up to the first day of class if space is available. One can register in person, by telephone with a credit card or online.


When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. at , 156 Heaton Park Dr. NE

Why Go: A Fernbank Astronomer will lead you on a guided tour through the constellations, planets, and events of the current evening sky.

Pricing: Adults $4.00; Students $3.00; Seniors $3.00 


When/Where: Sunday, 1 p.m. at , 980 Briarcliff Rd. NE

Why Go: As a part of the The Phoenix Flies ­­— A Citywide Celebration of Living Landmarks presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center — the community is invited to tour the Gothic-Tudor-style Callanwolde Mansion built in 1920 by Charles Howard Candler, eldest son of Coca-Cola founder Asa G. Candler.

Pricing: Free, Open to all


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