6 of the best things you can do in Atlanta this weekend

Matt Matuszewski and his yellow lab Murphy play at Fetch Park at Boulevard and DeKalb Ave on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Jenni Girtman for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
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Atlanta is ready to show you a good time this weekend. With a jam-packed schedule of electrifying events and activities, you’ll never run out of things to do. We’ve got the inside scoop on the coolest happenings in town, from a pup-tastic Super Bowl party and slam-dunkin’ basketball games to outdoor adventures that’ll get your heart racing.

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No need to stress about finding the fun — we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled a list of some of the must-attend events in town. Check it out!

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Catch a game in Atlanta’s most innovative basketball league

Step up to the court and participate in the basketball revolution with Overtime Elite (OTE). This new league offers the world’s most talented young players a first-class pathway to professional success.

Don’t miss your chance to witness the future of the sport with two electrifying games this weekend! Enjoy special performances, celebrity appearances, exciting giveaways, and fantastic prizes.

Location: Midtown at Atlantic Station - 230 17th St NW; Time: 7-9 p.m.; Date: Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11; Admission: $17+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Help plant orchards to feed local families and get your own fruit tree

On Saturday, join the Food Well Alliance Fruit Tree Sale and bring a taste of fresh fruit to your backyard! The fruit-filled event features free tree care workshops, tasty samples, and more than 50 types of fruit trees, vines, and bushes all while supporting organizations like The Orchard Project that plant edible school gardens and community orchards.

Location: Northwest Atlanta at Food Well Alliance - 970 Jefferson St NW Suite 2; Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Feb. 11; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Stop by Pullman Yards to shop local

Gather your bae and head over to Pullman Yards for a fun-filled shopping experience at the Atlanta Artisans Market on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. And for the ultimate romantic gesture, after shopping rent some skates and skate the day away with your love!

Location: East Atlanta at Pullman Yards - 225 Rogers St NE; Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Date: Saturday, Feb. 11; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Bare it all at Cupid’s Undie Run

Join the fun and support a good cause at the Atlanta Cupid’s Undie Run! This nationwide event brings together undie runners to help fight Neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 births.

This year, the event takes place at Eventide Brewing and is packed with festivities including VIP perks, exclusive swag, a mile(ish) run, and an epic dance party.

Location: East Atlanta at Eventide Brewing - 1015 Grant St SE; Time: Noon to 4 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Feb. 11; Admission: Participant $45; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Join Cynthia Bailey at the Black Health Matters Winter Health Summit and Expo

Get ready for an empowering health experience! This multi-generational event is all about health equity and self-care, featuring inspiring talks from doctors, advocates, celebrities, and more. Discover your healthiest self with Rashad Richey, Contessa Metcalfe, Cynthia Bailey, Ed Lover, and more amazing hosts, presenters, and panelists.

Location: Downtown at the Loudermilk Conference Center- 40 Courtland St NE; Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Feb. 11; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Pregame for the Super Bowl at Fetch Park’s Puppy Bowl

Get ready for a tail-wagging good time at Fetch Park in Alpharetta! Canine Assistants is bringing their service dogs in training to the field for an adorable Puppy Bowl event.

Indulge your pup with free treats, including samples of Dogsters Ice Cream Style Treats, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meet the Canine Assistant players and relax with your furry friend before enjoying the Super Bowl on a massive 30-foot jumbotron. And don’t forget, there’s surprise swag for the humans too!

Location: Fetch Park Alpharetta - 11440 Maxwell Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009; Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Date: Sunday, Feb. 12; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

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