Georgia Magazine - April 2017 - 11
Jonquil Festival, April 29-30, Village
Green, Smyrna. Road race, arts and
crafts, food and music. bit.ly/sprjon.
Regions are determined by the Georgia
Department of Economic Development. See
its online calendar at www.exploregeorgia.
org for additional events.
Middle and Elementary School Student
Art Exhibit, April 1-29, Main Street Gallery, Acworth. Artwork by students from six
Cobb County schools. bit.ly/roscart. (770)
Roswell Azalea Festival, April 1-30,
various locations, Roswell. Plant sales, art
exhibits, music and historic home tours.
bit.ly/rosazfst. (770) 640-3253.
"Nobody Loves You," April 1-2, 5-9, 1216, 19-23, 25-30, Horizon Theatre, Atlanta.
Go behind the scenes of a televised dating
show. horizontheatre.com. (404) 584-7450.
"Million Dollar Quartet," April 6-23,
Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell Cultural
Arts Center, Roswell. In 1956, Elvis Presley,
Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl
Perkins got together for an impromptu jam
session. get.org. (770) 641-1260.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival, April 7-9,
Piedmont Park, Atlanta. One of the nation's
Top 25 fine arts festivals for arts, crafts,
music. dogwood.org. (404) 817-6642.
Fred Hersch, April 8, Spivey Hall, Clayton
State University, Morrow. Jazz pianist performs. spiveyhall.org. (678) 466-4200.
MILL TOWN MUSIC HALL
8th Annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop, April 15, Sprayberry High
School, Marietta. Egg hunt, face painting,
rides; helicopter egg drop sponsored by
Cobb EMC. bit.ly/cbcmegg. (770) 423-1330.
VISIT ATHENS GA
barbecue, music, silent auction to
benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
carsnq.passioncff.org. (404) 983-7406.
38th Annual Twilight Criterium, April 28, downtown,
20th Century Graphics from
Athens. Professional cycling event and festival. athens
the Cochran Collection, through
twilight.com. (706) 357-4430.
April 15, Lamar Dodge Art Center,
LaGrange College, LaGrange. More
than 60 works of modern art. bit.ly/dacgrng. Center, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley. Interactive exhibition sponsored by the
Smithsonian Institution showcases the hisFollow the Cross Walks, through April 15, tory, culture and people behind small-town
Biblical History Center, LaGrange. Take a
sports. bit.ly/httftv. (678) 771-3265.
guided tour to learn about the last week
of Jesus' ministry. bit.ly/bibhstctr. (706)
Advanced and Irascible, through April 30,
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens. Abstract
expressionist art. georgiamuseum.org. (706)
"Tenorè," April 11, Griffin Auditorium, Grif- 542-4662.
fin. Tenor trio performs. griffinconcerts.org.
46th Annual Mulberry Street Arts and
Crafts Festival, April 1-2, Mulberry Street,
USA South Spring Sports Festival, April
Macon. bit.ly/46mbart. (478) 744-9557.
12-15, various locations, LaGrange. College
athletes compete in baseball, softball, golf,
Spring Home & Garden Show, April 7-8,
lacrosse and men's and women's tennis.
Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry. Family
bit.ly/usachmp. (706) 884-8671.
event and plant sale with trees, shrubs, garden plants. mgcg.org. (478) 919-1985.
7th Annual Strawberry Festival, April 22,
The Rock Ranch, The Rock. Pick your own
Southworks: 22nd Annual Art Exhibistrawberries and enjoy attractions. therock
tion, April 7-May 5, Oconee Cultural Arts
ranch.com. (706) 647-6374.
Foundation, Watkinsville. National juried
exhibition. ocaf.com. (706) 769-4565.
Troup County Master Gardener Plant
Sale, April 22, Troup County Agricultural
Macon's Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby,
Center, LaGrange. Annuals, perennials,
April 8, Magnolia Street and Washington
shrubs, fruits and vegetable plants. bit.ly/
Park, Macon. Big-wheel race, gravity racing.
ugatroup. (706) 883-1675.
magnoliaderby.com. (478) 331-7233.
"Earth," April 25, Callaway Auditorium,
LaGrange. Classics including Rossini's
"William Tell Overture" and Vivaldi's "Four
Seasons," performed by the LaGrange
Symphony. bit.ly/grngsym. (706) 882-0662.
"Mamma Mia!" April 28, RiverCenter for the
Performing Arts, Columbus. The music of
Bird Box Building, April 15, Jarrell PlantaABBA tells the story of a mother, a daughtion, Juliette. Build your own bird box.
ter and three possible dads. rivercenter.org.
bit.ly/gspjarp. (478) 986-5172.
19th Annual Greene County ProfesRelay For Life, April 28-29, McClung
sional Rodeo, April 21-22, Greene County
Memorial Stadium, Columbus. Walking event Arena, Greensboro. Bull riding, girls' barrel
to raise funds for cancer research. bit.ly/
racing, team roping, steer wrestling, kids'
rfmuscg. (706) 324-4593.
stick-horse race. (706) 338-9000.
Pea Ridge Art Fest, April 29, downtown
square, Buena Vista. Art exhibits, demonstraArtsapaloosa, April 15-16, City Center West,
tions, kids' activities, tours of Pasaquan.
Sandy Springs. Juried arts and crafts show
with 150 artists, entertainment. bit.ly/ssartsp.
Symphony on the Sand, April 29, Callaway
Gardens, Pine Mountain. The Columbus
Pinners Conference + Expo, April 21-22,
Symphony Orchestra performs at Robins
Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta. PinterestLake Beach. callawaygardens.com. (877)
based, creative conference connecting
consumers, brands and influencers.
bit.ly/gapincnf. (801) 822-1333.
8th Annual Cars and 'Q for the Cause,
April 29, Choate Construction Co., 8200
Roberts Dr., Atlanta. More than 100 cars,
Plantapalooza!, April 8, various locations,
Athens. Plant sales at three locations: State
Botanical Garden, Trial Gardens at UGA and
UGA Horticultural Club at College Station
and Riverbend roads. bit.ly/papalz. (706)
Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape
America, through April 15, C.W. Pettigrew
More online at www.georgiamagazine.org
12th Annual Fired Works, April 22-30,
Historic Central City Park, Macon. More than
6,000 pieces of pottery by 65 Southeastern
ceramic artists. bit.ly/frdclay. (478) 743-6940.
Georgia Big Band, April 23, First United
Methodist Church, Warner Robins. Hear 17
instrumentalists and two vocalists perform.
wrconcert.org. (478) 923-7024.
Friends of the Library Old Book Sale,
April 27-29, Georgia National Fairgrounds,
Perry. More than 90,000 books on sale to
support Houston County libraries. bit.ly/
houcobs. (478) 923-0128.
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