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September
6

Immersive Experiences Around Atlanta - JYB Realty

Immersive experiences are becoming quite popular these days, and for good reason. They're highly engaging and interactive and can teach a lot about perception and the human mind. Not to mention, they're a great weekend activity and fun for the whole family.

Our real estate agents have seen all kinds of immersive experience events pop-up around Atlanta this year, and we can't wait to check them out. If you're ready to experience art in a whole new way or dive into a new world, here is a quick list of Atlanta immersive events you won't want to miss this fall.

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July
5

Live Music Venues - Atlanta, GA - JYB Realty

One of the many joys of summer is seeing live music outside under the stars. With its many outdoor amphitheaters, Atlanta concert-goers are lucky to have a variety of venues to choose from, including those that are larger and attract more well-known artists and smaller, more intimate settings with more local or regionally popular musicians.

Our real estate agents suggest seeing live music at some of the following outdoor venues around Atlanta this summer.

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October
18

Investigate Fossils Around Atlanta - JYB Realty

Fossils provide a unique window into what the world was like so long ago and inspire the imagination of people of all ages. Whether you're already a fossil fanatic or you're interested in discovering more about these unique specimens, Atlanta has a variety of museums where you can learn more about fossils. Our real estate agents have all of the info you need to explore fossils around Atlanta.

  • Fernbank Natural History Museum – 767 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30307
    For fossil explorations close to Atlanta homes for sale, it's tough to top the experience at the Fernbank Natural History Museum. The museum is home to countless exhibits on the natural history of Georgia and points far beyond, including an excellent collection of fossils. The Giants of the Mesozoic exhibit is where you'll find many of the best fossils, and the Antarctic Dinosaurs exhibit is also open.

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July
19

Art Studios Around Atlanta - JYB Realty

Whether you're an experienced artist looking to improve your skills or would simply like to explore your creative side in a fun class, you'll find plenty of art studios that offer painting classes in Atlanta. Some are more serious, while others are a little more laid back and have wine and nibbles available.

Our real estate agents suggest checking out the following Atlanta studios to help you paint a work of art.

  • DawnArt Studios – 180 11th St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
    You'll be in expert hands at DawnArt Studios, whose award-winning owner has taught at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Atlanta and The Atlanta College of Art. She teaches one-on-one private painting lessons that cater to each student's abilities and interests, as well as group classes and workshops. Classes range from those designed specifically for beginners to those appropriate for all levels, and workshops include a 3-day session on controlling your color and getting the color you want. Each year, students of DawnArt Studios have the opporunity to plan and hang their own group show at an Atlanta gallery.

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March
15

Unique Museums Around Atlanta - JYB Realty

Atlanta is an amazing place to live if you love exploring museums, with exhibits that both kids and adults will love. While there are many conventional museums of art, history, and more, some of the area's best museums deal with subject matter that's off the beaten path. If you've ever wanted to learn more about the history of puppetry, visit a state-of-the-art 3D theater, or experience a museum entirely devoted to taking selfies, you've come to the right city. Our real estate agents have the exciting details on some of the most unique, unusual, and exciting museums around Atlanta.

  • Fernbank Museum of Natural History – 767 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30307
    Long a favorite for families to visit near Atlanta homes for sale, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History features some unique attractions that you won't find at other natural history museums. Start with the amazing 3D theater, where you can watch shows that bring natural history to life. There's also a spectacular, 75-acre outdoor section of the museum, which features a rain garden, forest, and nature art gallery.

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November
2

Art Museums - Atlanta - JYB Realty

The ATL is full of ART, and National Go to an Art Museum Day is the perfect day to visit the many art museums of Georgia's capital city. Atlanta has no shortage of art museums, and each of these colorful facilities illustrates the diverse cultures that call the city home. Our real estate agents encourage you to celebrate National Go to an Art Museum Day on November 9th by visiting one of these great Atlanta art museums.

  • High Museum of Art – 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
    Once a simple, stately home on Peachtree Street, the High Museum of Art is now one of the leading art museums in the Southeast. Collections include African Art, European Art, Modern & Contemporary Art, Photography, and more. If you're interested in getting more involved during National Go to an Art Museum Day, you can sign up for one of the High Museum of Art's exciting art classes for families, teens, children, and adults.

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March
9

Atlanta Parks and Museums - JYB Realty

If you're looking for Atlanta homes for sale, you've probably been impressed at everything the city has to offer. You'll find there's always plenty going on, for kids and adults alike to enjoy, including over Spring Break (April 5-April 9, 2020 in most metro Atlanta school districts).

Our real estate agents suggest the following five destinations as great examples of Spring Break fun that's going on around Atlanta:

  • Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta
    The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located adjacent to midtown Atlanta's Piedmont Park, and it's a beautiful destination that hosts exhibitions, classes, and more. The venue kicks off Spring Break with an interactive program teaching families how certain plants can create stunning colors for dying eggs. You'll learn more about the plants and make and take three vibrant eggs. In addition, you can enroll the kids in a Spring Break camp that celebrates the arrival of spring by letting them learn and explore how plants and animals emerge for the spring season.

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October
21

Atlanta Filming Locations - JYB Realty

"All the world's a stage" is the classic opening line of a monologue from Shakespeare's As You Like It, but the phrase could certainly apply to modern-day Atlanta, which has become a favorite location for film crews. As you tour Atlanta homes for sale, check out these local spots that have appeared on movie and TV screens.

  1. High Museum of Art - 1280 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta 30309 
    With its white concrete walls, spacious and light-filled atrium and impressive collection of world art, High Museum of Art is a natural setting for dramatic movie scenes. In its most recent appearance, the High stood in for the Museum of Great Britain during Killmonger's daring theft of a Wakandan tool in Black Panther. The popular Southeast museum also turned up in What to Expect When You're Expecting, Manhunter and Allegiant.

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October
7

Hogansville Hummingbird Festival - Josey Young & Brady Realty

Held the third weekend of every October in historic downtown Hogansville, GA, the Hogansville Hummingbird Festival is one of our real estate agents' favorite fall festivities. This vibrant outdoor festival provides fun for the whole family, with activities, music, food, and vendors and wares from local artists, crafters, shops, and more.

Tons of Events and Activities

Designated as a Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Event, this fabulous festival has a true small-town feel. It happens in downtown Hogansville (aka "The City of Friendly People"). To find it on your GPS, enter the address: 400 East Main Street, Hogansville, GA. Start time is 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th. Admission and parking are free, with security and handicap access available. With more than 200 vendors, tasty food, live music, a children's area, and tons of local restaurants and businesses, it's the perfect way to spend a beautiful autumn weekend. Or get to know your neighbors at the annual Kickoff Dinner, Dance, and Silent Auction gala at the Victoria Belle Mansion, Thursday, Oct 17.

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August
5

Atlanta Area Summer Festivals - Josey Young & Brady Realty

Are you ready for another summer of fantastic festivals in Atlanta? No matter your interest, from films to healthy living, there's a local festival with your name on it. Atlanta's parks make for excellent community gathering places throughout the year and also play host to some of the city's biggest annual festivals. Our real estate agents love taking part in local events, and we've got the details on four festivals around Atlanta this summer that you definitely won't want to miss.

Celebrate at These Atlanta Festivals

  • BronzeLens Film Festival – Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta | Aug. 21-25
    Entering its 10th year this summer, the BronzeLens Film Festival continues to fulfill its mission of promoting the growing film industry in Atlanta, with a focus on films created by African Americans. The goal is to promote Atlanta as a movie mecca and showcase the work of a new generation of filmmakers. The festival includes film showings at multiple local venues, informative, engaging discussion panels, and masterclasses led by some of the biggest names in film. It's also a great place for aspiring local filmmakers to network and build connections in the industry.

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June
3

 

Father's Day Atlanta-JYB Realty

Your dad is your hero year-round, but on the day set aside to honor him, you want to be his hero. Atlanta has lots of options for taking Dad out on Father's Day. Our real estate agents can help you find the right event to celebrate your dad's unique style.  

Here are some suggestions:

  1. Take Him Out To The Ballpark - Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, Suntrust Park, 755 Battery Ave. SE
    Nothing like a day at the ballpark to celebrate family and tradition. Take your dad to see the Braves take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Suntrust Park. If he especially loves baseball, consider getting the special ticket package that lets you take your dad onto the field to play catch.  

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May
6

Atlanta Mother's Day Events-JYB Realty

Mother's Day is fast approaching, and of course, you want to honor Mom with more than a bouquet from the local grocery store. As you've looked for Atlanta homes for sale, you probably have noticed that Atlanta offers something for everyone. Mother's Day is no exception. No matter what kind of mom you have, you can find an event to celebrate how special she is.

For the Creative Mom

  • Sip N Paint Event - The Blu' Bisque, 323 Nelson St. SW, Atlanta
    Even if your mom isn't exactly Mary Cassatt, she's sure to love an afternoon of painting and celebrating. The Blu' Bisque in southwest Atlanta is hosting a Mother's Day Sip and Paint extravaganza, Saturday, May 11 from 1-3 p.m. You'll get to put brush to canvas while enjoying delicious nibbles and unlimited mimosas.

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September
7

Atlanta GA Fox Theatre
There's no doubt you know Atlanta is an exciting and diverse place to live.  It has a wide variety of entertainment venues from contemporary to historical; consequently, you'll never be at a loss for things to do.  Our real estate agents live and work in the Atlanta and are sure you won't be disappointed with the Fox Theatre, one of Atlanta's most iconic locations.

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