Looking for something to do in Buckhead this weekend? There is plenty going on — from educational experiences to just for fun romps.
Movies on the Lawn Where/When: 1385 Hanover West Dr NW (Hanover West Clubhouse Lawn), Atlanta / June 1, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Why go: Join the Westside Friends Group's first annual Family Flix FUN-Raiser. Enjoy a Fun Fair from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and the movie Alvin and the Chipmunks ChipWrecked at 8:30 p.m. Pricing: Reserve your family pass for $25 or pay $10 at the door. Tickets include movie, popcorn and fun fair! Chick-fil-A Dinner & candy concessions available for purchase. Woodruff Holding Events on Orly Anniversary Where/When: Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta. June 3. Why go: On June 3, the public is invited to participate in Community Day at the Woodruff from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., including the following free …
Over 200 people attended the Art Auction at the Millenium Gate History Museum near Atlantic Station last Saturday. Below are a selection of the works, each of which represented the crash in their own way.
Lecture and film screening about the tragic Orly plane crash being held today; art exhibit and auction tomorrow.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Nearly 50 years ago, a plane crash in Paris devastated Atlanta, taking the lives of many of the city's most ardent supporters of the arts. June 3 marks the 50th anniversary of the crash, and The Buckhead Heritage Society has planned commemorations today and tomorrow of those who were lost, and a tribute to the city's renewed support for the arts. The Buckhead Heritage Society will host a lecture today, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. by Ann Uhry Abrams, author of Explosion at Orly: The Disaster that Transformed Atlanta, and Chris Moser, the producer of the 2001 GPB documentary film,The Day Atlanta Stood Still. The event will also include the screening of the film and be held at the Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road NW. Tickets are $5 for …