Events and Performances taking place this month
August 9, 23 & Sept. 6
MOVIES BY MOONLIGHT
The Green at City Springs
Movies by Moonlight returns to the big screen on The Green at City Springs on August 9 with How to Train Your Dragon 2 and is followed by Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse (Aug 23); Captain Marvel (Sept 6). Movies by Moonlight combines the nostalgia of a drive-in movie with the fun of a block party rolled into one! Visit LeadershipSandySprings.org.
Saturday, August 10
DECATUR BBQ BLUES & BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
Legacy Park in Decatur Square
Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival 2019 has moved to their new home at Legacy Park in Decatur. Six bands will perform on the main stage throughout the day. Great BBQ from local staples Sweet Auburn, Williamson Bros., Grand Champion and Jim N Nicks will highlight a fantastic day of music, cold beer, and great food. For all event information visit Decaturbbqfestival.com.
Sunday, August 11
SUNDAYS ON THE RIVER CONCERT
Chattahoochee Nature Center
The Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell is offering great nighttime entertainment this summer. Their Sundays on the River Concerts series is held the second Sunday of each month. Come out and see soulful Sam Lewis on Sunday, August 11. Visit chattnaturecenter.org for tickets.
Wednesday, August 14
TASTE OF HELEN
Festhalle, Helen, GA
Take a short drive up to Helen, GA, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Chattahoochee River, for Taste of Helen. Enjoy culinary tastes from top area restaurants, live music and libations! Event takes place Wednesday, August 14 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Go to helenchamber.com or call (770) 878-1908 for ticket information.
Thursday, August 15
ALIVE IN ROSWELL
Roswell Town Square
Alive in Roswell is a free family-friendly monthly festival held the third Thursday evening (5-9 PM) of the month. The festival is held concurrently on Historic Canton Street, East Alley, at Historic Roswell Town Square, and at the Interactive Zone on the grounds of City Hall. Free regular trolley service connects the venues. The festival features live bands, food trucks, vendors boothes, kids' games and entertainment. Vist them at AliveinRoswell.com.
Sunday, August 18
REZA: EDGE OF ILLUSION
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
REZA has taken the art of illusion to a new level, delivering his rock concert style magic show to audiences across the globe. Witness concert level lighting & production merged with cutting-edge magic. Reza has garnered a world-wide buzz and loyal fan base with his passion for creating signature grand-scale illusions such as making motorcycles and helicopters materialize out of thin air. Tickets CobbEnergyCentre.com.
August 19 - 25
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP
East Lake Golf Club
For the 17th consecutive time, The Tour Championship comes to East Lake Golf Club showcasing the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings. Atlanta hosts the Tours season finale, where both the winner of the Tour Championship and the season-long FedExCup will be crowned. This season schedule was moved up to conclude in August to accommodate the lull in the sports calendar. Visit TourChampionship.com.
Sunday, August 25
SOUTHERN WING SHOWDOWN
The Fairmont, Midtown
Come on out for a finger lickin' good throw down with some of the best chefs in the Southeast at Springer Mountain Farms' Southern Wing Showdown. This amazing event will be held at The Fairmont on Sunday, August 25. Advance ticket purchase highly recommended as they will sell out. For one day only, this event will provide wings, beer, Southern spirits and local music. The event benefits Angel Flight and Second Helpings Atlanta. Tickets at SouthernWingShowdown.com.
August 29 â€“ September 8
The Works - 1235 Chattahoochee Ave
This immersive art installation is touring the country, allowing visitors to experience and interact with art in a groundbreaking way. Upon entry, your assignment is to ditch self-limiting beliefs and open yourself up to new ideas and transformational experiences. In this one-of-a-kind world, surprises hide around every corner and open doors lead to endless possibilities. Head to 29Rooms.com for more information.
August 31 â€“ September 1
FLASHBACK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre
The Flashback Music Festival takes place Labor Day weekend starting with a tailgate party beginning at 3:00 pm on August 31st and September 1st, then ending each day with performances from some of R&B's legends. On August 31st see The Whispers, Evelyn Champagne King and Ruben Studdard. On September 1st witness Cameo, Midnight Star and Glenn Jones. Get tickets at Ticketmaster.com.