It’s Thursday and you’ve got no idea what to do this weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got some of the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks and feel free to add your own in the comments.
1. THE LITTLE FOXES
Where/When: Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Why Go: A modern classic about greed and deception. Two scheming brothers and their wickedly clever and conniving sister, Regina, plot to get control of her husband's wealth. Family entanglements, personal betrayals and one of literature’s most captivating Southern women, played by Jessica Phelps West. Recommended for age 14 and up.
Pricing: Friday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 - $28, Saturday at 8 p.m. $33; Sunday at 7 p.m. $24. Click here for tickets2.
Where/When: Dad’s Garage, 280 Elizabeth Street, Suite C-101, Atlanta, Saturday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Why Go: Baconfest is back for its 11th year. This festival has three of the essential B’s for a successful even: Beer, Band and of course, Bacon. Four awesome local bands, hilarious booths (like Hobo Wine Tasting and Dr. Boobies) manned by the best improvisers in the city, and troughs upon troughs of cold beer and sizzlin’ bacon. Oh, did we mention it’s adults only.
Pricing: $25 online, $35 phone/door3.
3. VONNEGUTT AND EDDIE SPAGHETTI
Where/When: Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, 30307; Saturday 8 p.m.
Why Go: Smith’s Olde Bar, occupying three storefronts near Ansley Mall is an Atlanta institution, offering some of the best music to be found anywhere in the city.
Pricing: $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
4. EUROPEAN STYLE STREET MARKET
Where/When: Paper Mill Market, 137 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why Go: A street fair features gourmet edibles, original artwork, antiques, handmade jewelry, children’s fashions and more; lots more. And leashed pets are welcome.
Pricing: $3 admission benefits Camp Sunshine for children with cancer, of course more if you buy something.
5. THE MAGIC OF YUPO: WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
Where/When: The Art Station - Big Shanty 2050 Kennesaw Due West Rd. Kennesaw, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: Feeling artsy? Yupo is a synthetic paper made of non-absorbent material. Its slick surface allows the paint colors to mingle, mix, and play together, producing wonderful patterns and effects. Learn tips and techniques to make painting on this fun and exciting material.
Pricing: $16.00 (R) / $32.00 (NR) Supply List Required