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, 7:30 p.m. at , 980 Briarcliff Rd.
Why Go: Joe Gransden is known for the hard bop approach of his trumpet and his singing voice has been compared to Chet Baker and Frank Sinatra.
Maria Howell, a popular jazz vocalist in Atlanta, has performed internationally and is best known for her skilled solo performance in the movie The Color Purple.
Price: $15 in Advance, $20 at the Door
When/Where: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. at , 156 Heaton Park Dr.
Why Go: Fossil discoveries within the Arctic Circle show that some dinosaurs lived in climates much cooler than science first showed. Explore a dinosaur dig, reconstruct their environment and see the wonders of the sky.
Price: $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for students and seniors
When/Where: Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at 2nd Ave SE & Hosea L Williams Dr SE
Why Go: Judges Senator Jason Carter and State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams to vote for the best peach dishes in Amateur and Professional categories. A $10 contribution gets you tastings of all entries. Proceeds benefit the East Lake Schools Coalition.
4. Patriotic Concert and Celebration
When/Where: Sunday following church service , 300 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur
Why Go: Enjoy a concert of patriotic music just in time for the Fourth of July presented by the church's Chancel Choir. Also, Cafe Decatur: Patriotic Edition will serve up an American meal right after the service and before the concert.
When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. at 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur
Why Go: Join the The Celtic Gardener, Anne-Marie Anderson, and her daughter Scarlett for a fun introduction to the basics of chicken care. Learn how to pick up, feed, and be a keeper of chickens.
Price: $5 Garden Member, $10 Non Member