Buckhead has a full weekend calendar. Here are a few events:
Benefit for Partially Paralyzed UGA Baseball Player
A benefit for former University of Georgia baseball player Johnathan Taylor will be held beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Buckhead Theatre.
The Dawgs for JT committee is sponsoring the event for Taylor, who was partially paralyzed during a game last season. The Kurt Thomas Band and DJ Jobe will perform, according to an announcement. Taylor and his family will attend the event.
Tickets are $25 and may be purchased in advance at the door the day of the event or by calling Chris Stowers, 404-966-1717. Donations are also being accepted online at DawgsforJT.com.
Taylor, injured in a collision with a teammate, is back in school at UGA and undergoing rehabilitation.
Winter Bird Walk at Blue Heron Nature Preserve
Celebrate Valentine's Day early and make a gift for the birds at the Saturday morning.
Nikki Belmonte and Blue Heron executive director Nancy Jones will lead a winter bird walk from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. There's a chance of seeing Phobe, who perches on the shoulders of visitors.
Walkers will warm up with chocolate, cookies and a story inside. The event is free for Blue Heron and members, and $10 for non-members. Call 404-345-1008 to register.
Brookwood Hills Walk to E. Rivers Elementary
Brookwood Hills residents will join in a walk from the neighborhood to beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday. Walkers will meet on the sidewalk in front of 22 Brighton.
The n APS redistricting options regarding the community and E. Rivers. Option A would remove the neighorhood from the school district. To RSVP, go to this link.
Grand Affair at Huff Harrington Fine Art
, 4240 Rickenbacker Drive in North Buckhead, begins the year with the "Grand Affair" exhibit, opening Friday night and running through Saturday, Feb. 18.
The show will feature new works from gallery artists,l priced at $1,000 and less. Participating artists include Nancy Franke, Melissa Payne Baker, Heidi Kirschner, Liz Barber and Dawne Raulet.
The exhibit opens with a cocktail reception featuring music and small bites, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Oratorical Contest at North Atlanta High
Buckhead's is sponsoring an oratorical contest for around eight students, begining at 10 a.m. Saturday at the school.
The students will compete for a total of $500 in prize money, according to the post's web site. The winner will advance to the district dontest to be held later in February.
The event is the start of the National Oratorical Contest, in which students declaim on the Constitution and citizens' obligation to it.
For more going on in Buckhead, see the Buckhead Patch Events calendar. You can post your events on the calendar too.