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

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Brandon McKeown

Don’t miss out on the exciting events happening in Atlanta this weekend!

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From the postponed Summerhill Sunday event to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and a carnival in Gwinnett, there’s something for everyone in the city and in the metro. We’ve curated a list of our top seven picks to help you find the perfect match for your vibe. Take a look and join in on the fun:

Check out Monty Python’s Spamalot

Get ready to experience the hilarity and musical talent of a star-studded cast in City Springs Theatre Company’s Monty Python’s Spamalot production. This play takes you into the zany world of Monty Python and features award-winning musical performances and comedic acting. Catch the show at the Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, with performances running until March 26.

Location: Sandy Springs at Byers Theatre - 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328; Date: March 16-26; Admission: $70+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Take the fam to Coolray Field for a carnival

This family-friendly event has something for everyone, with an array of exciting midway rides, games, and classic fair food, as well as thrilling circus performances featuring high-wire and aerial acts, and the heart-stopping Globe of Death motorcycle show. Check out the website for special offers and hours!

Location: Gwinnett at Coolray Field - 2500 Buford Dr, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; Date: March 16-26; Admission: $35 unlimited rides; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Party like the Irish

Get ready to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in style with Atlanta’s lineup of adult-only events, featuring live music, dancing, drink specials, and more. From Eventide Brewing’s Shamrocks & Glam Rock, HOBNOB’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Sips Under the Sea, or an 80′s party in Piedmont Park, there’s something for everyone.

Check out our full roundup HERE for a comprehensive list of St. Patrick’s Day festivals and events in Atlanta.

Location: Various locations in Atlanta; Date: Friday, March 17

Enjoy jazzy grooves at the High

If St. Patrick’s Day isn’t your thing, say no more — head over to the High Museum of Art for its Friday Jazz event instead. Sip on a drink and savor some light bites as you peruse the museum’s incredible collection on display. Then, take a docent-led tour to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the art. This popular event tends to sell out quickly, so be sure to secure your spot ASAP!

Location: Midtown at High Museum of Art - 1280 Peachtree St NE; Time: 6-10 p.m.; Date: Friday, March 17; Admission: $25; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Catch the hosts of the “See, The Thing is...” podcast live

Podcast listeners and culture enthusiasts, listen up. Join Mandii B and Bridget Kelly for a live edition of their podcast “See, The Thing is...” at City Winery. Hear their unfiltered takes on current events, entertainment, and music, with a grown, honest, and “slightly toxic perspective.”

Location: East Atlanta at City Winery - 650 North Avenue NE; Time: 8 p.m.; Date: Friday, March 17; Admission: $45+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Spoil your pup and catch a rugby game at Bark in the Park

Experience a thrilling rugby match between Rugby ATL and the San Diego Legion at Silverbacks Park on Saturday at 6 p.m. But that’s not all, you can also bring your fur baby to enjoy the first-ever Bark in the Park event. Capture special moments with your pup at the photo booth and get exclusive giveaways. With tickets starting at just $25, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Location: Dekalb at Silverbacks Park - 3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way; Date: 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 18; Admission: $25+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Explore Summerhill on Sunday

Mark your calendars for this Sunday from noon to 6 p.m., as Summerhill Sundays return after being rescheduled from last week due to the rain. This incredible vintage and handmade pop-up hosted by Georgia Vintage Goods will showcase over 50 talented creators and curators featuring unique creations such as jewelry, candles, prints, decor, and more.

Location: Summerhill Parking Lot - 521 Capitol Ave SE; Time: Noon to 6 p.m.; Date: Sunday, March 19; Admission: Free; Website: instagram.com

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