EVENTS HAPPENING FOR
SMALL CHANGE IN ATLANTA
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Sunday, January 13 from 1 - 4 PM
FREE FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL
Free; Woodruff Arts Center
Woodruff Center's Family Fun Festival offers free arts programming for the whole family. Families can enjoy interactive story times, art making workshops, drop-in acting classes, music making workshops and more. The educational program for children of all ages led by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art. Pre-registration recommended.
Sunday, January 13 Noon - 5 PM
HIGH SECOND SUNDAYS
Free; High Museum of Art
Swing by the High on the second Sunday of each month, and fill the afternoon with art! The Museum hosts family art-making workshops with interactive, hands-on projects that connect to works of art in the permanent collection and special exhibitions. Play, create and be inspired. Admission is free from noon-5pm; special family programming from 1 to 4 p.m.
Friday, January 18 11:30 AM - 1 PM
DEKALB MLK CELEBRATION
Free; Maloof Auditorium
DeKalb County will present its 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration program, "King's Vision: Humanity tied in a single garment of Destiny" Friday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. in the Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur. The celebration is free and open to the public.
Saturday, January 19 9 AM - 4 PM
MODEL TRAIN SHOW
Gen Adm $9; Children 12 & under Free
The Infinite Energy Forum
This unique event is Georgia's largest model train show displaying items for both the "modeler" and "railbuff" alike. Over 350 model train vendors from all over the nation will have model items in all gauges and Railroad Antiques for sale. Attendees will be able to relive the glory days of railroading in Georgia when the Georgia Railroad, Seaboard Railroad and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad were king.
Monday, January 21
MLK NATIONAL PARKS DAY
Free attendance at Public Parks
In honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites will have free admission to everyone on Monday, January 21, as the first fee free day of the year. Hundreds of volunteers participate in a day of service at parks across the country.
Monday, January 21 10AM - 5:30PM
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY
Free; Atlanta History Center
Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by learning about his life and legacy as well as the many contributions of African Americans in Atlanta. This is a free admission day at Atlanta History Center, including Margaret Mitchell House. Among the highlights is a 1:00 pm screening of Frederick Lewis' documentary Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask, about the life and legacy of the first African American writer to achieve national and international fame, followed by a conversation with the filmmaker.
Sat & Sun January 26 & 27
CALLANWOLDE ARTIST MARKET
$5 Per Person Callanwolde Arts Center
This unique winter indoor art festival takes place at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta's historic Druid Hills neighborhood. The Market features over 80 artists working in a variety of media. Artists will have display spaces throughout the 1920 Callanwolde mansion. The two-day festival will feature painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. Proceeds support Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
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