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Things to do in Atlanta Weekend Roundup Feb 9 - 10

Sorry for the late entry...Sometimes motherhood is easy breezy. Your kids are saints and only put up minimal fights. Other times...

Anyway, here is what is going on around Atlanta this weekend for you!

Atlanta

Run Jump Fly @ Children’s Museum – Atlanta (all ages) $16+/personFri, 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.

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.

Love Stories of Oakland: valentine’s day edition – Oakland (all ages) Saturday http://oaklandcemetery.com/event/love-stories-of-oakland-valentines-day-edition/all/Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a look back on some of Oakland Cemetery’s tales of everlasting love. Love Stories of Oakland recounts the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans of days past.

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

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/classSaturday 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.

North Point Mall Camp Expo – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.atlantaparent.com/north-point-mall-camp-expo/On Saturday, February 9th, Atlanta Parent Magazine will host the first Camp Expo of 2019 at North Point Mall featuring many camps in Atlanta, the Southeast and beyond, camp representatives and former campers. You can meet representatives and former campers face-to-face as you plan for the summer.

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

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

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 Wonderland 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/