Best Local Events — Kait’s 8 Edition

Preventing FOMO* one list at a time

(*Fear of Missing Out)

Let’s talk events. Your list to the best events going down in our great city! Now, when choosing these events I tried to keep three key groups in mind: people without kids, people with kids, and people with kids that just don’t care (you’re welcome).

1. Dirty South Yoga Fest
-July 29th 7-11pm and 30th 10am-5pm
-Sweetwater Brewing Company and Loudermilk Conference Center
-$12 to $105
Day 1- Brewery tour and tastings, entertainment, art auction, and 1 yoga class.
Day 2- Marketplace lunch and 4 yoga classes.

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2. Bourbon and Bacon Art Show
-August 12th 11am-12am and August 13th 11am-6pm
-787 Windsor
-$25 to $30
You can expect a lot of bourbon pairing, flights, and cocktails with juicy fatty bacon and art.

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3. Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival
-September 1st-4th 10am-6pm
-Callaway Gardens
-Free to $30
What a sight for sore eyes this will be!

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4. The Great Gatsby Lawn Party
-September 9th 11am-6pm
-The Wren’s Nest
-$25 to $75
Step back in time and enjoy all things Gatsby. And if you haven’t seen the movie….what’s wrong with you?

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

5. Sense and Sensibility
-September 22nd 8-10pm
-Synchronicity Theatre
-$ varies
“My heart is, and always will be, yours.”

6. Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival
-October 7th 12-6pm
-O4W Skatepark
-TBD
Anything regarding cheese doesn’t ever need a description convincing you to participate.

7. Atlanta Rollergirls: Running of the Bulls
-October 7th 11am-4pm
-Piedmont Park
-$17 to $54
This is a strangely awesome concept that I am not even going to bother to explain. You will just have to show up to find out.

8. Atlanta Hot and Spicy Festival
-November 4th 12-3pm
-Brookhaven Park
-$10 to $30
Find out which chef can blow the taste buds off your face the best.

Chef

Photo courtesy of Open Road Films

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Love being in the know of all the goodness Atlanta has to offer? So do we! Keep up with the Kait’s 8 Events List, and we will keep up with you. #Kaits8
-Kaitlin Lehner / Atlanta’s CW

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