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All kinds of things going on from Covington to Rockdale and beyond.
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A Summer Getaway Right In Your Backyard

If a beach getaway or a mountain retreat is out of your reach, then there’s no reason to sulk inside. I’m a huge proponent of micro-vacations that fit snugly into your regular schedule. What is a micro-vacation? I’m glad you asked. I’m also glad we are telepathically linked and I can anticipate your questions like that. A micro-vacation, first cousin of the increasingly popular “staycation,” is essentially a day of relaxing and exploring a nearby city. Experience the food, culture, nightlife, etc. of another community without having to give up the comfort of sleeping in your own sheets. 

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What are you doing this weekend?

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Alchemy
Cocktail Class 

Upgrade your hostess skills by learning how to make a few classic cocktails that taste just like a professional concoction. This evening of drink mixing includes guided lessons on four different cocktails, a taste test, three rounds of hors d'oeuvres, and a t-shirt. Spice up your parties or simply celebrate the small things with your newfound ability to stir up a Brown Derby, Whiskey Sour, Boulevardier,  or a Sazerac. 

Admission: $75

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Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival 


Come out and celebrate the arts, the history of a beautiful East Atlanta park, and the general awesomeness of life. This two day festival geared toward creating and sustaining a thriving art market. The emerging artist tent provides artisans with a chance to display and sell their creations, and the live entertainment gives musicians the opportunity to serenade a large audience. Old Fourth Ward Park is a shining example of the benefits of the urban redeveloping movement happening downtown and serves as a haven for nearby communities. 

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Grand Opening at The Ladies Den

The Ladies Den is all about making your fitness routine fun and engaging while building your confidence. Why do a billion crunches when you could learn a new dance? After a complimentary jumpstart breakfast, the staff is offering free classes all morning as well as massages and great discounts on future events as part of their grand opening event. Get a taste of their class styles and see if it’s the right fit for you. If nothing else, you’ll get your cardio for the day. 

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Last Laughs Saturday


Laughter is the best medicine, so consider this your prescription. Be a part of the first of many Last Laugh Saturdays in Conyers. Experience top notch comedy without having to travel inside the perimeter. Grand opening night boasts celebrity co-hosts and comics from HBO, Comedy Central, BET, and beyond.  Make sure to buy your tickets soon so that you don’t miss out on this comedic adventure. 

Admission: $15

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Sprint Through the Streets

Instead of whizzing through the streets of France, bicyclists will race around downtown Gainesville and Flowery Branch to kick off the Georgia Championship Series.

 Admission: Fri.             $6-$10
                  Sat. & Sun. $25-$50

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July 5th Join us as we discover the exciting possibilities of beaded jewelry making! Create a one-of-a-kind piece and learn about the best way to use color themes. 

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July 8th-13th Disney’s classic tale, The Little Mermaid, comes to life on the stage. Catch up with all of the songs and characters you remember in this vibrant Broadway musical. Make sure you snatch up your tickets before they’re sold out!

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July 10th Lew-E's Educational Circus presents an exciting and fun-filled show welcoming everyone into the magical world of the circus.

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Art Stroll Through Olde Town

Take a leisurely stroll through a showcase of gorgeous local artwork. This fundraising event serves as an artist networking tool, as well as a great opportunity for them to display their work to the public. Attendees have the opportunity to purchase pieces from the show. Artists include Orrin Morris, Jennifer Baker, Jay Domingo, Sheila Myers, Trish Bilich, Kay Rutledge, Odette Hart, and Tara Thieleke. A part of the proceeds from artwork sold will go to funding the Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts. 

5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28th  1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Sunday, June 29th

Admission: Free
 

Celebrate America Concert

Get into the Fourth of July spirit a few days early. The Covington-Conyers Choral Guild will present a patriotic concert celebrating America this Friday night. Come out and enjoy a medley of classic songs performed by talented local singers. Sparklers not included. 

Admission: $10

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Ghostly Tour of Historic Downtown Decatur

Just because Halloween is months away doesn’t mean you have wait to get you creep on. If ghoulish tales of murder, betrayal, and spirits gets your adrenaline going, then you should head to one of the Atlanta area’s best and spookiest ghost tours. Make sure you bring a flashlight…and maybe someone whose arms you can leap into. 

Admission: $12-$15

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Glimpse into the
Past & Future of Farming

The future of agriculture in Northeast Georgia and the nation may depend on the industry’s past. At least, that is what guests will learn on the upcoming Georgia Mountains Farm Tour this weekend.
Visitors may tour up to 14 local, sustainable farms in Rabun, Habersham, White and Stephens County. Some tour stops include community gardens, a honey bee farm, a working grist mill and fruit orchards, Guest may watch demonstrations of working farms as well as taste their produce.

Admission: $35 per car

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Transformers: Age of Extinction

PG-13
In Theaters: June 27


TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION begins after an epic battle left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history...while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs.
They Came Together
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In Theaters: June 27

When Joel (Paul Rudd) and Molly (Amy Poehler) meet, it's hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop
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