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Things to do in Atlanta Weekend Roundup Feb 2 -3

It’s the BIG GAME in Atlanta this weekend…anything good going on?

Just an FYI, we have Strides360 classes on Saturdays in Alpharetta. Follow our schedule post to see when and where…ALL FIRST CLASSES are free. And for our members, Saturday classes are FAMILY classes, you can bring your significant others, sister-in-law, mom, etc.

Anyway, a ton of fun happenings in Atlanta…are you braving downtown? If you are not, where will you be?

Atlanta

Game Day Programming @ The Childrens Museum – Atlanta ($16+/person Saturday https://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/event/game-day-programming/2019-02-01/Kick off the Big Game at Children’s Museum of Atlanta where there will be a celebration of football and sports programming for the whole family! Learn the importance of staying active during the Planet Rock mini-musical or participate in our Tiny Football Combine during our daily Music and Movement programs! Check out the science behind sports equipment at our interactive Science Bar or build your own mini goal posts and finger footballs for your at-home field goal practice! Before you leave, pay homage to your favorite team at the Art Studio by making your own cheerleading pom-poms or designing your own sports jersey!

Run Jump Fly @ Children’s Museum – Atlanta (all ages) $16+/person Fri, Sat, Sun https://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/run-jump-fly-adventures-in-action/Jump into our newest visiting exhibit! Come explore activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and horizontal climbing! In each activity station, you get to build strength, coordination, balance and endurance. Test your ability to become the next "action star" in the Training Center!

Paul Bunyan & the Tall Tale Medicine Show @ Center for Puppetry Arts – Atlanta (ages 4+) $19.50/ticket Fri, Sat, Sun http://puppet.org/buy-tickets/2018-19/paul-bunyan-and-the-tall-tale-medicine-show/Puppet show honoring American History folk tales and fables. Create a Babe the Blue Ox Hand Puppet.

Super Bowl Experience @ Georgie World Congress Center – Atlanta (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday http://atlsuperbowl53.com/sbx/

Super Bowl Experience sponsored by Hyundai is the NFL’s interactive theme park celebrating the upcoming Super Bowl LIII. There will be immersive exhibits and interactive games, and admire a collection of Super Bowl memorabilia.

Wold of Coca-Cola Big Game Activities – Atlanta (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday https://www.worldofcoca-cola.com/plan-your-visit/big-game/ In celebration of this year’s Big Game in Atlanta, you can explore a special, limited-time exhibit showcasing footballs, jerseys, ads and other items from the Coca‑Cola Archives. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of the “Mean” Joe Greene Coca‑Cola commercial, which is playing in the exhibit.

La Tortuga & The Hare @ Alliance Theater – Atlanta (ages 0 – 5) $10/person Saturday & Sunday https://alliancetheatre.org/production/2018-19/la-tortuga-and-the-hareThrough Dance, movement, music, and bilingual storytelling, young children will engage in this classic folk tale in wholly imaginative and new ways.

Story Time @ The Little Shop of Stories – Decatur (all ages) Sunday http://littleshopofstories.com/storytimes/

Groundhog Jugglers Festival @ Yaarab Shrine Center – Atlanta (all ages) FREE Saturday & Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/194347517710067/You’ll find jugglers, unicyclists, hoopers, kendama, live music and family fun for all ages at the Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival. Know how to juggle? Want to pick up a few new tricks? Just like to watch and maybe learn how to juggle?

Northeast Atlanta

Barbeque Nation @ Atlanta History Center – Buckhead (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday & Sunday http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/explore/exhibitions/barbecue-nationThe exhibition explores how barbecue has come to claim an enduring place at the American table, and how it connects us to cultures around the world, in addition to traditions, history, and the future.

MOVIE Maddness Association @ Buckhead Branch Library – Buckhead (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/321379538716733/Not a basketball fan but love competition? Movie Maddness Association has the movies that will never go out of season. Each week from January through February, 8 movies will compete for your vote. While 2 selected movies will play at the library every week, patrons can place a Facebook ranking or paper-ballot ranking for each movie in order of 1-8. At the end of the eight weeks, all the movies compete in brackets according to their ranking where patrons can vote week by week for their favorite movies until we reach the final four. Who will win the Golden Popcorn Bucket?

Junior Chefs & KinderCooks @ Young Chefs Academy – Buckhead (ages 4 – 18) $35/class Saturday http://atlantamidtownga.youngchefsacademy.com/classesYou don’t have to give up your favorite comfort foods to eat healthy! All month, we’ll be sharing some of our culinary makeover tricks, tweaks and swaps that will turn some of the most popular dishes into a lighter, more delicious version of its former self.

Enchanted Woodland Trail: Featuring Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes @ Chattahoochee Nature Center – Roswell (all ages) See Site for FEE Fri, Sat, Sun https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/calendar-events/Fairies and gnomes have bene busy building all new homes for the Enchanted Woodland Trail. Whimsical works line our trails. Walk the trail and see if you can spot them all.

Vickery Village Winter Farmers Market – Cumming (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2195314884120329/The mission of the Vickery Village Farmers Market is to provide access to fresh, high quality, locally-produced and healthy food products to the local community. All products offered at the market will be produced by local farmers and vendors and grown or produced using organic practices to the extent feasible.

Saturday Story Time @ Barnes & Noble – Cumming (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/419531975250836/We will read Pig the Pug, then join us at the café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4.

Northwest Atlanta

Valentines Mobile for Kids @ Lakeshore Learning – East Cobb (ages 3+) FREE Saturday https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/stores/locator/060 Craft time for toddlers. Come and create in house at Lakeshore Learning East Cobb.

Super Bowl Fan Fest @ The Battery – Marietta (all ages) Saturday FREE https://onupmovement.suntrust.com/onupexperience/events/ Test your football skills in the Plaza with a football challenge and participate in trivia with Mark Owens on the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage. Select NFL platers with be available for a meet & greet experience.

Winter Market @ Marietta Square Farmers Market – Marietta (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/356894268463690Get ready to get fresh and healthy at your local farmers market!Eating whole food is the best way to stay healthy.Know your Farmers...Know your Food...Know your Makers

Outside of Atlanta:

Kidz Bowl Free @ Metro Fun Center – South Atlanta (all ages) See Site for FEE Sundayhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1565600906809549/

Winter Wolf Experience @ North Georgia Zoo & Farm – Cleveland (all ages) See Site for FEESaturday https://www.northgeorgiazoo.comMeet 1- 2 of the wolves up close. Learn, experience and interact with some of the wolves at North Georgia Zoo. Assist with training and enjoy learning all about these amazing animals.

Alpaca Shop Weekends – Cleveland (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday& Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/2246991458652876Bring your family and friends to meet our sweet and kind Alpacas for FREE. We will continue our sock sale of buy two get one free on Loosetop Alpaca Socks as well. GREAT FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!!!

Additional Links:

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has a plethora of events for Families and Kids of all ages every day of the week, but on Saturdays there are coding classes, story times, movies, etc. Here is a link to their events tabs to check out what’s at a library near you: http://www.afpls.org/events

The Atlanta Beltline is the place to be active on the weekends with paid and free classes ranging from Boot Camps to Hikes to Skateboarding Lessons. For a calendar of events, information on fees, and registration visit this link: https://beltline.org/events/