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Atlanta Events - June 2009

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Summer is here and so are the fun events that come along with it. June is for getting outdoors, enjoying the beautiful Atlanta weather and exploring all that the city has to offer.

Ongoing Events

Flicks on 5th returns this summer to 5th Street at Technology Square in Midtown with blockbuster titles including: Quantum of Solace, Slumdog Millionaire, Duplicity, Taken, Monsters vs. Aliens, and I Love You Man. This free summer movie series starts at dusk (approx. 9 p.m.) every Wednesday evening June 10 - July 22 (no showing on July 4th week). This year 5th Street will be closed between Spring Street and Techwood Drive so guests can bring their own blankets and chairs for viewing and dining.

Beginning June 6, view a collection of Monet's Water Lilies at the High Museum of Art.

The Chattahoochee Nature Center offers events all month long from guided canoe tours to daytime events for children. View their complete calendar.

June 2, 2009

Eno in Midtown tempts the senses with a wine dinner featuring top Argentinian wines and a decadent four course meal as winemaker Jose Manuel Ortega guides you through each pairing. Call call 404.685.3191 for reservations.

June 3, 2009

Its time for the 2009 Super Comedy Competition at the Punchline. Take 64 of the most ambitious comedians based in Atlanta. Put them in a bracket and one by one, head to head, they figure out who is the funniest. Every audience member votes, and those votes determine who takes home the $1,000 prize. Sounds like a night where everyone wins!

June 6, 2009

The annual Virginia Highlands Summerfest is back with a day full of music, food, art and fun in one of Atlanta's most vibrant neighborhoods. With a 5K, a kids area, a tour of homes and hundreds of art vendors, this is the perfect way for everyone to welcome summer.

June 7, 2009

CAN Dance For Cancer will be held from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m., at the Defoor Centre. This fun celebraiton for a good cause features beginning dance lessons in salsa, swing and waltz, a Ballroom Dance Party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., performances and a rockin' 80’s After Party. Everyone is invited, no partner is neccessary!

June 12, 2009

Enjoy a jazz concert on a lovely summer evening as the Nick Longo Band takes the stage at Callanwolde. Acclaimed saxophone artist Nick Longo and his seven-piece band presenting a high energy performance in a broad variation of jazz styles. Powered by two sax musicians and a tight percussion section this dynamic band will drive a lively performance into the night. Tickets are $15. 7:30 p.m. at Callanwolde Arts Center.

June 13, 2009

Fernbank hosts Jurrassic Jam, a fundraiser for the museum's children's programs. The evening event features live music, auctions, raffles, an open bar and delicious food surrounded by all the fantastic ambiance of Fernbank. Tickets are $100 per person.

At the Wheelbarrow Festival in Reynoldstown a diverse crowd will gather for a street party featuring live music, art vendors and a parade. Join the fun at this for this annual summer festival.

June 18, 2009

Chocolate lovers unite for Chocolate! 2009 at Villa Chrisinta. This annual fundraiser for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a sinfully decadent dessert experience with two live bands, chocolate martini bar, chocolate lager, chocolate cappuccino tasting, full dinner buffet, silent auction and all-you-can-eat chocolate treats. Tickets are $65 in advance.

June 19 - 21, 2009

Take a drive up to beautiful North Georgia Wine Country for the annual Mountain Lakes Classic Antique Show. While you're there you can also check out some unique local art during the Northeast Georgia Art Tour and turn the weekend in to a great mini-vacations just a short drive from home!

June 21, 2009

The Georgia Bridal Show, one of the Southeast's largest events for brides-to-be, is taking place at the Arena at Gwinnett Center. Take care of choosing all your vendors in one stop, see a fashion show and take part in other fun events. This is a can't miss event for those planning their upcoming weddings! Tickets are $10 at the door or buy online for a discount.

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