Five Things To Do This Weekend

Festival on Ponce, BeltLine performance and more

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 to 9 p.m. at , 980 Briarcliff Rd.

Why Go: "Georgia Natural" is a photograph exhibition by Diane Kirkland.

Kirkland will be exhibiting a collection of natural landscapes of the South as well as her more recent portfolio of images, which include the layering of textures and drawings on top of the photographs.

Price: Free


When/Where: Saturday and Sunday at 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave

Why Go: Fall Festival on Ponce will host up to 175 (mostly) local artists and crafters September 15-16, 2012 in the chain of parks along Ponce de Leon Ave.

Price: Free


When/Where: Saturday and Sunday at 1052 Saint Charles Ave

Why Go: The indie-pendent is hosting several one and two week workshops for all ages and skill levels. Workshops range from mixed-media collage to decoate your TOMS.

Price: Prices vary by workshop; Register here


When/Where: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. at 156 Heaton Park Dr.

Why Go: This Fernbank Science Center Planetarium show is geared for children of all ages.  From the Science Center:

"Quite by accident, Opie O. Possum finds himself on the other side of the globe in Australia, far from his home in Georgia. He is quickly befriended by Reggie ‘Roo and Patty Platypus, who do their best to get their new friend back to his family. During their adventure in the outback, Opie discovers a night sky full of constellations very different from the ones he usually sees."

Price: Adults $5.00; Students $4.00; Seniors $4.00


When/Where: Sunday, 6 p.m. at Somerset Ter NE & Angier Springs Rd NE

Why Go: The first of the evenings two performances presented by Art on the Atlanta Beltline will begin at 6:00pm and feature Priscilla Smith in a multi-pronged/multi-media walking performance beginning on the Eastside Trail where Angier Springs deadends just west of the intersection with Somerset Terrace and continuing to a stopping point just north of N. Highland Avenue near where Elizabeth Street connects to the trail.

Christ, Lord will then perform at 6:30pm.

Price: Free


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