The 2010 Phoenix Flies kicks off March 6 and runs through March 22. During the 17 days of Phoenix Flies, visitors will enjoy exploring some of the city’s most treasured historic sites, including homes, churches, neighborhoods, cemeteries and schools.
The list of more than 160 free events also features art centers, a bed and breakfast inn and theaters. Scheduled events include bus, bicycle and walking tours, lectures, exhibits, story telling, puppet-making demonstrations and more.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of The Atlanta Preservation Center and its efforts to preserve the city’s architectural and landscape heritage, as well as the seventh time the APC has organized Phoenix Flies.
New to this year’s Phoenix lineup are: Atlanta Beltline Inc., Burns Club cottage in Ormewood Park, Castleberry Hill, Cathedral of St. Philip in Buckhead, Center for Puppetry Arts, Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, The Stacks at Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, Grady Memorial Hospital, New Hope AME Church in Buckhead, Paideia School, The Ponce, Southeast Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America, Stonehurst Place Bed and Breakfast, Whittier Mill Village neighborhood and WonderRoot Arts organization.
Some of the returning organizations/sites: Academy of Medicine, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta History Center and Margaret Mitchell House, Harmony Grove Cemetery in Buckhead, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Herndon Home, Oakland Cemetery, Ivy Hall, Olmstead Linear Park, The Temple, Wren’s Nest, Trees Atlanta and many more.
All of the Phoenix events are free and open to the public. For a complete listing of places, times and dates, visit www.phoenixflies.org.