Out And About In The ATL | May 9-15, 2022

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - The weather is fabulous and there’s a ton of fun things happening this week and weekend in metro Atlanta. Check out our list!


Olivia Rodrigo is performing at Coca-Cola Roxy Venue at The Battery Atlanta.

All That Remains is bringing its 15th-anniversary tour to Buckhead Theatre.


Jazz in the Sky is happening on the helipad at Colony Square. A limited number of guests is allowed.

The Laugh Atlanta Comedy Jam is happening at kat’s Cafe on Piedmont Avenue.

The Antlers and Wild Pink are performing at Terminal West on West Marietta Street NW.


City of Dunwoody is hosting Firefly Poetry & Open Mic Night at The Spot on Dunwoody Park.

PETA’s large exhibit titled “Without Consent,” featuring 24 panels of nearly 200 photographs of animal experiments, goes on display on the Atlanta BeltLine’s eastside trail near Kroger.

Town + Culture presents “How We Become,” featuring the work of 5 Atlanta-based female artists with a diverse mix of artwork, through May 22 at The Works ATL.


The Bring It Outside! Family Festival is happening at Rodney Cook Sr. Park on Vine Street NW. The family-friendly event features hikes, nature crafts, free outdoor gear, bilingual games and activities, a lending library baby gear and more.

The Taste of Alpharetta featuring more than 60 restaurants offering appetizers, entrees and desserts is happening 5 to 10 p.m.

Comedy in The Camp is back with local showrunner and comedian Damon Sumner and other local comedians at The Works ATL. Content is rated M for mature.

Screen on the Green presents a family-friendly movie on the jumbotron at Atlantic Green. Movie trivia at 6:30 p.m., movie at 7.

Jukebox Caper, who plays hits from the 80s, 90s and 00s, performs at Napoleon’s in Decatur.

The Thinking Man Tavern in Decatur is holding a grand reopening celebration. DJ set from Philip and Emily Frobos.


The three-day 2022 Marietta Greek Festival at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church kicks off. Greek food, music, dancing and more.

Overtime Elite Takeover, a two-day basketball experience featuring the nation’s most talented and influential female high school players, is happening at Atlantic Station.

The 2nd annual Bringing the Sea to the Springs Festival, featuring fresh seafood, live music, arts & crafts and more, is happening in Powder Springs for 3 days.

DJ and producer Kayzo performs at Tabernacle Atlanta. Kayzo is known for remixing songs and incorporating trap and hardstyle genres into his mixes.

Booze and Botanicals is the focus of the next Fernbank After Dark at Fernbank Museum. Learn what botanicals are used in gin and other spirits.


The two-day 13th annual Chastain Park Spring Arts & Crafts Festival is happening on Stella Drive. Arts and crafts, children’s area, local gourmet food and live music.

Drag Queen Story Hour is back at Wren’s Nest on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard SW. Admission also includes historic house tours.

The 2nd annual Porchfest with 70 bands on porches and in driveways in Virginia Highland is happening. The day will kick off with the Rock n Run.

Halcyon in Alpharetta is hosting its two-day Spring Artists Market featuring handmade goods, clothing, paintings, crocheted items, live music, build-your-own flower bouquets and more.

The Science Gallery at Emory University is launching its inaugural exhibition, “HOOKED: When Want Becomes Need,” at Pullman Yards in the Kirkwod District. The free exhibit blends science, art, technology and design to provide a visually compelling and thought-provoking look at the world of addiction and recovery.

Gwinnett County’s Multicultural Festival is happening at Gwinnett Place Mall. There will be music, folkloric and traditional dances, kids’ activities and information about government services in Gwinnett.

The Good Neighbor Day Air Show with 33 warbirds is happening at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. Admission is free but parking is $15 per car.

Abide Brewing Company in Newnan is holding its 7th-anniversary block party with bands, food and beer.

The Roswell Mimosa Festival is happening at Mimosa Hall and Bulloch Hall. Variety of mimosas, Bloody Marys, brunch punch, beer and wine.

The Steady Hand Spring Fest with an artist market, live music and food trucks is happening at Steady Hand Beer Co. in Atlanta.

The Afghan Whigs, a rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, perform at Terminal West in Atlanta.

Actor, comedian and writer Tom Segura is performing at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta.


Learn about the women of Oakland during a 75-minute tour at Historic Oakland Cemetery. From writers and domestic servants to reformers and mothers, Oakland Cemetery is home to thousands of women.

Head to Woodstock for Spring Art on the Green 2022. Local artists, food and live music.

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Joyce Lupiani

Joyce Lupiani

Joyce Lupiani, who has more than 30 years of journalism experience, is the Digital Content Manager for Atlanta News First and Peachtree TV.