Above: The Georgia Renaissance Festival opening has been pushed back to May.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many of these shows and events have announced cancellations or postponements. Others have made no decision at this time. Please check the website or call the venue for the latest information.

The Arts


Runs April 10-26. Act 3 ends its season with the award-winning Broadway musical Cabaret, which follows singer Sally Bowles who performs at the decadent Kit Kat Klub as the Nazi Party quietly takes hold of 1930s Berlin. Act 3 Playhouse, 6285 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs 30328. Call the box office at 770-241-1905 or visit act3productions.org for tickets and more info.

Liverpool Legends—CANCELLED

Liverpool LegendsCity Springs will offer more shows in its Studio Theatre, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs 30328. Visit citysprings.com for tickets, as well as info on upcoming shows and events.

Scrap Arts Music: Children of Metropolis—CANCELLED

Please look for more shows at Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Drive, Atlanta 30332. For info, call the box office at 404-894-9600 or visit arts.gatech.edu.

80th Anniversary Concert

Sunday, April 26, 4 p.m. The Choral Guild of Atlanta presents choral classics from the last 80 years of performances in a combined program with North Atlanta Voices. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students, and can be purchased online or at the door. St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, 1978 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody 30338. For more info and tickets, visit cgatl.org.

In the House of Cohen with Perla Batalla—UNDER CONSIDERATION

Perla BatallaSunday, April 26, 4-7 p.m. Leonard Cohen was Canada’s poet laureate and one of the 20th century’s most interesting singer/songwriters. Former Cohen band member Perla Batalla shares songs and personal anecdotes from her time and travels with Cohen. Tickets are $50 for members, $60 for non-members. The Breman Museum, 1440 Spring Street, Atlanta 303096. Call 678-222-3700 or visit thebreman.org for info and tickets.


Fairs & Festivals

Atlanta Dogwood Festival—POSTPONED

For more than 80 years, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival has been Atlanta’s springtime celebration of arts and entertainment. Highlights include artists’ market, international village with cultural exchange pavilions, midway rides and a kids’ village. Admission is free. Piedmont Park, 400 Park Drive, Atlanta 30306. Details are at dogwood.org.

Knights on horsebackGeorgia Renaissance Festival—POSTPONED

Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day, May 2 to June 7, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. There’s non-stop fun and entertainment in merry old England with music, rides, demonstrations, food and shops. Tickets are $23.95 at the gate and $19.95 online for adults, $11.95 at the gate and $9.95 online for kids 6-12 years old. Georgia Renaissance Festival, 905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd., Fairburn 30213. For tickets and more info, go to garenfest.com.

Roswell Azalea Festival—UNDER CONSIDERATION

Thursday-Sunday, April 23-26. The 6th Roswell Azalea Festival includes a variety of tours that cover azaleas and wildflowers, art, mansions, ghosts and local craft breweries. There will also be a farmers’ and artisans’ market, ziplines, canoeing, music, food and much more. Visit roswellazaleafestival.com for updated info on the festivities.

Garden FaireThe Garden Faire 2020—CANCELLED

The Garden Faire is presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners, in partnership with Historic Bulloch Hall and Roswell Azalea Festival. Historic Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell 30075. Find out more at nfmg.net/garden-faire.html.

Mansions in a Mill Town—CANCELLED

The Garden Club of Georgia was to present Mansions in a Mill Town, a day of experiencing the four historic properties of Bulloch Hall, Barrington Hall, Archibald Smith Plantation and Mimosa Hall. For more info, go to gardenclub.uga.edu/mansions.html or contact GCG Historic Landscape Preservation Chairman Lee Dunn at lee@dunnshouse.com or 770-331-4670.


Learn Something

 Spring Classes at Cobb County Senior Centers—PARKS & CENTERS CLOSED; check for updates.

Register for a wide variety of classes at the Cobb County Senior Centers. There’s Zumba, tai chi, strength training, Spanish, watercolors and much more. Visit CobbSeniors.org to see the full list offered at each center.

Sandy Springs Photography Club—April meeting CANCELLED; May UNDER CONSIDERATION

Whether you want to improve your photography or just begin using more than your camera’s automatic setting, join like-minded individuals at the Sandy Springs Photography Club. Whatever your skill level, the club will help build your confidence as a photographer. Bring your camera and any lenses you have. No camera? No problem! There are some extras for you to borrow. Free admission; open to ages 14 and up. The Cottage at Lost Corner Preserve, 7300 Brandon Mill Road, Sandy Springs 30328. More info and class topics at facebook.com/groups/210511732803164.

Heron Rookery Viewing at Morgan Falls Dam & River Park—CANCELLED

Morgan Fall Dam, 200 Morgan Falls Road, Sandy Springs 30350. All parks closed and events cancelled through the end of April. More at registration.sandyspringsga.gov.