Head to the mountains of Helen, GA for the 3rd annual Craft Beer Tasting and Spring Bierfest.  This year offers over 100 beers to sample.  The event takes place on Saturday, April 21.  Beer tastings from noon - 5pm with Bierfest after party 6pm - 11pm.  Free admission to After Party with arm band from Tasting.  Tickets available at or (706) 878-1908.

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The Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival has activities for all ages.  Take time to wander through more than 250 booths featuring a vast array of one-of-a-kind and homemade crafts.  The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History sits at the center of the festival reminding visitors of Kennesaw's important role in the Civil War. There will be two entertainment stages, festival foods, Kids Zone and more. A parade kicks off the weekend on Saturday at 9:30am. For more info visit  
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The most important attire when heading to the festivals is your shoes.  Abbadabba's has all the top brands including Birkenstock, Chaco, Dansko, Converse, Keen and DR Martens.  Visit one of the four convenient locations near you.  

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Very few tickets remain for this historic, inaugural concert event at the newly renovated Georgia State Stadium (once Turner Field & home of the Atlanta Braves). The Foo Fighters return to Atlanta on Saturday, April 28th with special guests, The Struts. Find more info & tickets at .
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Located inside the Dekalb Peachtree Airport off of Clairmont Road in Chamblee, this family owned restaurant is perched right above the runways.  Choose from their award winning burgers, house baked turkey sandwiches and clubs, wild caught salmon, grouper, snapper, shrimp (flown in fresh daily) and more. They offer something for everyone: Trivia on Wednesday nights 7-9, "Date Night" Friday nights where it's Adults only after 6:30pm with Live music, aviation-themed playground right next to the restaurant where the kids can play before or after your meal.  Full bar available too.   

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  The 2018 Georgia Renaissance Festival opens for its 33rd Season on the weekend of April 14 & 15, and runs for 8 consecutive weekends through June 3rd, including Memorial Day. Festival guests will be greeted by Queen Anne Boleyn and her Court, merry minstrels, fair maidens, gallant Knights and a full-day of entertainment on 10 stages, food fit for kings, and a marketplace of over 150 master artisans. This year features a new Renaissance adventure or special promotion each weekend. Visit 

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