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Father's Day Weekend in Atlanta

Posted on 13, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Still looking for a great way to celebrate Dad this Father's Day weekend? Look no further! Here are just a few of the many dad-friendly events going on around Atlanta this weekend.

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Friday, June 13th

Jazz on the Lawn: An Evening of Duke Ellington with Ted Howe
Where: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
When: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $15-$20
Ted Howe skillfully reinvents Duke Ellington's music in this entertaining presentation. Enjoy Ellington's music as Howe shares background and humorous anecdotes about the jazz legend. Guests are invited to bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy these special concerts under the stars.

Atlanta Moon Ride
Where: Park Tavern
When: 10 p.m.
Price: General Admission - $30
Bicycle enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to hit the streets Friday evening for a safe, fun, 6.5-mile ride through Midtown. The nighttime cruise will start and end at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park, taking you safely on a scenic and traffic-free route through Midtown, Little Five Points, the Highlands and more. The party continues post-ride at Park Tavern with a DJ, specialty brews and food served up late into the night. All of the proceeds from Atlanta Moon Ride will support the work of local charity Bert’s Big Adventure.

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Atlanta Braves vs Anaheim Angels
Where: Turner Field
When: 7:35pm
Price: Tickets start at $12
Head out to Turner Field to watch the Atlanta Braves take on the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and stick for the post-game fireworks show.

Saturday, June 14th

Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival
Where: Riverside Park
When: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: Free
Kayakers, canoers, and stand-up paddle boarders of all ages will take to the water for the 12th annual "Back to the Chattahoochee River Race" followed by a community festival, which is free and open to all. Festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of exhibits, including local artisans and farmers’ market vendors. Children will be treated to Frisbee dog demonstrations, face painting, balloon artists and more. The eight-mile race down the Chattahoochee will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude with free soft drinks and beer from the SweetWater Beer Barge.

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Roswell Lavender Festival
Where: Barrington Hall
When: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: Free
The Annual Roswell Lavender Festival continues to grow exponentially each year, and this year is guaranteed to be better than ever. From aroma therapy to shortbread cookies, discover the many varieties, uses, and folk remedies associated with lavender. Local and regional vendors will be showcasing their arts, crafts, food items, and other unique items. Festival-goers will enjoy demonstrations, kid’s activities, food, music, samples of lavender recipes, and much more.

Father's Day Scotch Social
Where: Holeman & Finch Public House
When: 11 a.m.
Price: $150 per person
Give Dad a tasting tour of Scotland and it's delicious malts. Whiskey Specialist Casey Teague will cover the history, distilling processes, and styles produced in all five regions of Scotland. Enjoy twelve select scotches, including blended whiskies, single malt scotches, and even a few 18 year olds for good measure. H&F Burgers will be prepared for lunch by the Holeman and Finch culinary team.

Sunday, June 15th

Superhero Day at Fernbank
Where: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
When: Regular museum hours
Price: Starting at $16
Fernbank Museum is hosting a super fun day of celebrating our hero dads. Come dressed as your favorite superhero and enjoy a day of games, hands-on activities, costumed characters and more. Activities include a costume contest, superhero or villain name generator, a save the world game, and much more.

Dad & Junior Scramble Golf Tournament
Where: Chateau Elan Winery & Resort
When: 9 a.m.
Price: $54 per team
Head to Chateau Elan for the Fifth Annual Dad & Junior Golf Tournament. A shotgun tournament on the par 3 course will begin at 9 a.m. Lunch, nine hole of golf, contests, and lots of prizes will follow the tournament. To top off the day, there is a Smokehouse Brunch featuring a BBQ style buffet for the whole family, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Atlanta Braves vs Anaheim Angels
Where: Turner Field
When: 8:05 p.m.
Price: Starting at $12
Celebrate Father's Day this weekend at Turner Field and cheer on the Braves as they wrap up a series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Don't forget it's also Alumni Sunday and Kids Run the Bases.

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