Around Town

June 1 - Sunday, June 4
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
The Loews Hotel
The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is a four-day culinary experience celebrating the South. Indulge in a variety of Learning Experiences, Tasting Tents, Dinners & Events and Master Classes all designed to educate and entertain guests from the novice to the connoisseur. Visit atlfoodandwinefestival.com.

Friday & Saturday June 2 & 3
Candler Park Music Festival
Candler Park, Atlanta
This popular neighborhood festival is a live music filled weekend. Lineup includes Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Railroad Earth, Lake Street Dive, Matisyahu, and more. Enjoy fare from 20 local food trucks and restaurant vendors, a local artists market, adult field games, Terrapin Draft Lounge, plus a craft cocktail bar. The 5K will be held Saturday at 8:30 am. For ticket info visit CandlerParkMusicFestival.com.

Friday & SaturdayJune 9 & 10
Singin' in the Rain
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Watch Singin' in the Rain like never before as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs the soundtrack live. Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor star in one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed. A story on Hollywood's silent-movie era is filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly's fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain. Visit AtlantaSymphony.org

Saturday, June 10
Tunes from the Tombs
Historic Oakland Cemetery
Tunes from the Tombs, Historic Oakland Cemetery's annual summer music festival, brings some of Atlanta's favorite bands to the city's most unique performance venue. Rock in Peace with cold drinks, the hottest food trucks, kid's activities, and much more. The festival runs from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., with gates opening at noon. All proceeds from Tunes from the Tombs benefit Historic Oakland Foundation. Visit oaklandcemetery.com for ticket information.

Friday, June 16
Jazz Matters
The Wrens Nest
Enjoy an evening of jazzy music with featured artist Rita Graham, Theresa Hightower, Roy Lee Johnson, Madoka Oshima, Tu-Tuff Band, & The Edwin Williams Experience to name a few on Friday, June 16, from 8:00 pm -11:00 pm at the Wren's Nest on 1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. Tickets available at yesjazzmatters.org.

Sunday, June 18
Family Food Fest Atlanta
Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
Family Food Fest Atlanta, a Multicultural Father's Day Food Tasting Celebration made its debut in 2015 at the Georgia Aquarium. This year it will be held at the Georgia Freight Depot. The producers of Family Food Fest have been doing a successful Father's Day food tasting event in Atlanta for 15 years. This year includes a new barbecue cook-off. For more information visit familyfoodfestatlanta.com.

Tuesday, June 20
Books & Booze
City Winery @ Ponce City Market
Ponce City Market's Posman Books and City Winery are teaming up to put a new spin on the term "book club." Books & Booze starts June 20th at 7 p.m., and literature lovers can purchase their copy of the month's selection today from Posman Books and later bring it to Atlanta's urban winery to enjoy a "spirited" discussion among fellow readers. Posman Books' General Manager Marc Stiles will host. June's book is "American Gods" by Neil Gaiman. Visit citywinery.com for more information.

June 20 - July 23
Cinderella Della Circus
Center for Puppetry Arts
Cinderella Della Circus will bring high-flying thrills to the Center for Puppetry Arts. Created by the Center's Artistic Director Jon Ludwig, this show will balance both puppetry and the circus through fairytale magic. Visit puppet.org for more info.

Thursday, June 22
Sunset Sips
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Sunset Sips is a laid back, family friendly event taking place on the 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 - 9:30p.m, April - September (except July). June's performer is the two piece band Sainte Jane, consisting of Lauren St. Jane and Jeremy Ezell. Listen to music of Lucinda Williams, Linda Rondstat and Bonnie Raitt. Visit chattnaturecenter.org.

Tuesday, June 27
An Evening with Alan Alda
Marcus Jewish Community Center
This month the Book Festival of the MJCCA welcomes back iconic actor, bestselling authorvAlan Alda. Alda will present his book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating, an indispensable guide to communicating better —based on his experience with acting, improv, science, and storytelling. Q & A and book signing following the program. Visit atlantajcc.org

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