Christmas in July, Shakespeare in the Park and more: 15 things to do in Metro Atlanta this weekend – The Atlanta Journal Constitution | WHs Answers

Visit your choice of over 85 restaurants and indulge in the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival, which promotes family fun and wellness.

Christmas 5K in July

Saturday, July 23, 8 a.m. The Monroe, 306 Colonial Homes Drive NW, Atlanta. $35 upfront, $40 on race day.

Ring your way from The Monroe apartment complex to the Beltline, loop over the Bobby Jones Golf Course and end back at The Monroe. The course is mostly flat and fast.

Welcome to the Metaverse: Wellness Underground

11am-12.30pm Sunday 24 July. $10. Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama St., Atlanta.

Join a beginner yoga class held at Underground Atlanta’s DIGATL Gallery to strengthen your mind, body and spirit. The class ends with a popsicle of mochapops and a discussion.

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Railroad rendezvous

Saturday, July 23, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adult $10, Senior 65+ $8, Active Military/Student with ID/Child 3-17 $4, Children 2 and under free. The Southern Museum, 2829 Cherokee St. NW, Kennesaw. 770-427-2117.

Enjoy a day of family fun with a tractor show, blacksmithing and other demonstrations, an interactive model railway layout, and more. You’ll also have the rare opportunity to climb aboard the historic General Locomotive and peek inside the cab.

Christmas in July

Let the kids pose for photos with Santa at the Marietta Square Christmas Market in July.

Photo credit: From Marietta Square’s Winter Wonderland Facebook page

Photo credit: From Marietta Square’s Winter Wonderland Facebook page

Let the kids pose for photos with Santa at the Marietta Square Christmas Market in July.

Photo credit: From Marietta Square’s Winter Wonderland Facebook page

Photo credit: From Marietta Square’s Winter Wonderland Facebook page

Saturday, July 23, 10 a.m. Marietta Square, 117 North Park Square, Marietta.

Visit Santa on the Square to take photos, watch a live artisan, play Santa Bingo and more.

Sounds of the Springs Concert Series

Saturday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. For free. Hardy Family Automotive Amphitheater, Thurman Springs Park, 4485 Pineview Drive SW, Powder Springs.

Bring a blanket or lounge chair and enjoy the dance and beach music by the band The Tony Howard Show.

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Movies in the moonlight

Friday, July 22, 9 p.m. For free. Peachtree Creek Greenway, 3 Corporate Blvd. NE, Brookhaven.

Bring the family to watch The Secret Life of Pets. You can buy refreshments on site or bring groceries with you.

Boxcar radio with Moody Hollow

Visit Eddie’s Attic in Decatur on Friday to hear Boxcar Radio with special guest Moody Hollow.

Source: From Boxcar Radio’s Facebook page

Visit Eddie's Attic in Decatur on Friday to hear Boxcar Radio with special guest Moody Hollow.

Source: From Boxcar Radio’s Facebook page

Visit Eddie’s Attic in Decatur on Friday to hear Boxcar Radio with special guest Moody Hollow.

Source: From Boxcar Radio’s Facebook page

Source: From Boxcar Radio’s Facebook page

9:30 p.m. Friday, July 22. $15. Eddie’s Attic, 515 N. McDonough St., Suite B, Decatur. 404-377-4976.

Hear Americana music from Boxcar Radio along with rock from Moody Hollow.

Bird watching in summer

8am-10am Saturday 23 July. $10 general admission, free for members. Dunwoody Nature Center, 5343 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody. 770-394-3322.

Join Master Birder Rose Guerra on a walk through the trails at Dunwoody Nature Center as she helps you identify the birds present at this time of year. Binoculars can be borrowed.

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Try around town

Sample dishes from the Alpharetta restaurants at Taste Around Town this Friday and Saturday.

Source: From alpharetta.tasteofatlanta.com

Sample dishes from the Alpharetta restaurants at Taste Around Town this Friday and Saturday.

Source: From alpharetta.tasteofatlanta.com

Sample dishes from the Alpharetta restaurants at Taste Around Town this Friday and Saturday.

Source: From alpharetta.tasteofatlanta.com

Source: From alpharetta.tasteofatlanta.com

Friday 22 July 7pm – 10pm, Saturday 23 July 12pm – 3pm and 7pm – 10pm. $85 plus taxes and fees. Union Hill Park, 1590 Little Pine Trail, Alpharetta.

Sample dishes from multiple Alpharetta restaurants, taste beer, wine, and cocktails, watch cooking demonstrations, and dance to live music.

The Addison Frei Trio

7:30pm and 9:30pm Saturday 23 July. The Velvet Note, 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. 855-583-5838.

Pianist Addison Frei is joined by Ben Wolfe on bass and Terreon Gully on drums.

Sands of Time Super Moon

Friday, July 22, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $38 per person. Painting with a Twist, 11770 Haynes Bridge Road, #801, Alpharetta. 470-294-0051.

Bring your date – or BFF – to paint a super moon scene on a canvas to take home. Drinks and light snacks are available for purchase.

Gwinnett

Shakespeare in the Park

Watch Henry IV Part I in Grayson’s Shakespeare in the Park.

Source: From Grayson’s Shakespeare on the park’s Facebook page

Watch Henry IV Part I in Grayson's Shakespeare in the Park.

Source: From Grayson’s Shakespeare on the park’s Facebook page

Watch Henry IV Part I in Grayson’s Shakespeare in the Park.

Source: From Grayson’s Shakespeare on the park’s Facebook page

Source: From Grayson’s Shakespeare on the park’s Facebook page

6:30 p.m. Friday 22 July to Sunday 24 July. For free. Grayson City Park Ampavilion, 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson.

Watch Henry IV, Part I and see the King and his son Prince Hal go into battle to stop his former ally, Hotspur.

Health Heroes Day

10am-1pm Friday 22 July. For free. OneStop Centerville, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. 678-277-0228.

Improve your health with activities, wellness tips, outdoor adventures, health screenings, resources and family-friendly fun.

Friday-N-Duluth

Friday, July 22, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. For free. Duluth Town Green, 3167 Main Street, Duluth. 770-476-3434.

Visit Main Street in Duluth for a Mardi Gras themed party complete with food trucks, live music, themed photo ops and a parade.

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