there’s a great festival to attend the weekend of september 25th - 26th for those of you who live in atlanta and who will be in town. the first annual midtown festival of the arts will be held that weekend. there are a variety of festival events that will be going on all weekend long including a road race, artist market, art auction and much more.
the midtown festival of the arts will be located between 5th and 10th streets on peachtree road, an area which has recently been nicknamed “midtown mile,” and will host more than 100 artists from all over the united states.
i’ve highlighted some of the festival events below.
FRIDAY, 9.24.10 – to kick off the festival there will be a public art auction at loews hotel featuring 30 bar stools created by local midtown artists. the event will start at 7pm in the hotel bar.
SATURDAY, 9.25.10 – kickoff your morning with a jog down peachtree street through the heart of Midtown for the midtown mile road race. the race is one mile long and registration starts at 7:45am.
SATURDAY, 9.25.10(noon – 5pm) & 9.26.10(noon – 4) – plates on peachtree, sponsored by fifth group restaurants, will showcase special dishes and drinks at least 14 of atlanta's finest restaurants. purchase tickets in advance and pay only $30. $40 at the door.
Saturday, 9.25.10 – enjoy a night under the stars while watching “driving miss daisy” on the big screen. the film screening is set to start at 8pm.
for additional information on all of these events and more visit the festival website here.
i hope to see some of you there!