Around Town

February 10 - 12
NORTH ATLANTA HOME SHOW
Infinite Energy Center
Remodel, Repair, Refresh at the 20th Annual North Atlanta Home Show in Gwinnett. More than 150 companies will be displaying the latest in home improvement products and services. Take advantage of one-stop comparison shopping for everything for your home, inside and out and talk face to face with hundreds of experts on the latest home remodeling. More info at AtlantaHomeShow.com. Visit atlantahomeshow.com.

February 10 - 26
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Million Dollar Quartet is the smash-hit Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, history was made when these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest impromptu jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” and “That’s All Right.” Visit atlantalyrictheatre.com.

February 18
FASCHING - GERMAN MARDI GRAS
Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss Strasse, Hellen, GA
Grab your family and friends and come on out to Helen, GA’s Festhalle on Saturday, February 18 for a night of music, dancing and fun. The theme is “Anything Goes” where costumes are welcomed but not required. There will be a full cash bar, live German band and costume contests with awards for best male and female costumes and best overall presentation. Visit helenchamber.com.

February 25
MARDI GRAS STREETCAR ADVENTURE
Downtown Atlanta
A Mardi Gras themed event (costume encouraged) parading ticket goers around for an afternoon of adventure and exploration using the Atlanta Streetcar. This Mardi Gras themed based adventure is attended by over 1,500 partyers each year. Get your ticket to tour the Atlanta historical district of Edgewood Ave, Fairly Poplar District and Centennial Olympic Park using the Streetcar, while stopping off at any of the 11 participating bars, restaurants & attractions. Lots of food & drink specials. Visit atlantabartours.com.

Through March 17
ADVENTURES OF MIGHTY BUG
Center for Puppetry Arts
Take a trip to Bugville, a hoppin’ insect city that dances to the Bugville Boogie and the sweet sounds of WBUG Radio star Morpha Butterfly. Watching over the ants, fleas, crickets, water spiders, beetles and bees is the one and only Mighty Bug, a superhero with super strength, smelling, hearing and flying abilities. Not far away, there’s trouble buzzing as the evil arachnid, Scorpiana, assembles a group to attack and take control of the crawling city. Complete with plenty of insect trivia and facts, this action-packed story will take families on an adventure as good battles evil and the future of Bugville hangs on by a thread. Visit puppet.org

March 2 - 4
EARFILMS: TO SLEEP TO DREAM
Ferst Center for the Arts
An advanced 3D sound system creates a cutting-edge journey for the imagination in this immersive live event. Audience members are blindfolded to focus their senses and create an experience that truly unlocks the listener’s imagination. Set in a society where dreaming is outlawed, one man gets a glimpse of a dream. And so begins an incredible adventure in a bid to discover and reclaim a magical realm. EarFilms breathes new life into the tradition of storytelling, turning it into a new theatrical sensation. Arts.gatech.edu.

March 3
ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs is the name of the hugely acclaimed cabaret show Alan premiered in 2015 at New York’s legendary Cafe Carlyle. Alan Cumming is an actor and activist beyond eclectic and according to the New York Times ‘a bawdy countercultural sprite’; Time Magazine named him one of the most fun people in show business. Atlantasymphony.org

March 4
CHARLIE WILSON
Philips Arena
Grammy nominated artist Charlie Wilson brings In It To Win It Tour with special guests Fantasia, Johnny Gil and Solero to Philips Arena. The tour is named after Wilson’s new album, slated for release this month featuring music guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI. The first single from the album, “I’m Blessed” is coming soon. “2017 is going to be an epic year for Charlie Wilson. The new album represents some of the best music Charlie has recorded in his career” P Music Group. Visit philipsarena.com

March 4 & 5
MONSTER JAM
Georgia Dome
Featuring all your favorites including: Max D, Cleatus, Bounty Hunter, Grave Digger, Hot Wheels, Monster Energy, Scarlet Bandit, El Toro Loco and more. The March 5 performance was rescheduled from January 14. Visit monsterjam.com.

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