Five Things to Do This Weekend: Craft Show, Comedy, St. Pat's Festival

Sandy Springs happenings.


Comedian Tom Rhodes. The stand-up comic has been featured on HBO, Comedy Central and “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.”  Catch him at through Sunday. $15-$20. Visit the website for showtimes.

Meehan's 4th Annual ShamRock and Roll Festival. Cheer people as they go bald in support of St. Baldrick’s Foundation - an organization that funds the most promising research to help find cures for kids with cancer. Music will begin at 2:30pm and continues throughout the day and night. Enjoy Irish inspired fare and meet Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Braves team members who will be mingling with the crowd. Save $10.00 on admission by buying your tickets in advance - either in the Pub or online. , 227 Sandy Springs Place.

Craft Show. More than 225 of the nation’s top fine craft artists will descend upon the Cobb Galleria Centre, on Saturday and Sunday, to participate in the 23rd annual . The Show draws nearly 10,000 visitors during its three-day event, and is an apex for contemporary artists working in ceramics, glass, fiber, wood, metal, fashion, jewelry, leather and mixed media.

Dunwoody's Spruill Center for the Arts is holding a fundraiser this weekend at the Spruill Gallery. They invite the public to come and buy works of art from emerging and established artists. Called "The Goods: Selection from the Artists' Studio," it began Feb. 10, and has been a revolving exhibit of photographs, paintings and small sculptures. It ends this weekend. Check out their Facebook page for a look at some of the works. The exhibit is at the Spruill Gallery at 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday.

is running an exhibit called, "Convincing the Nation." It draws from historical material, artifacts and artwork to detail the U.S. government's effort to capture the public's attention during World War II. The exhibit is free for members and children ages 5 and under. The museum is at the Williams-Payne House at Heritage Green, 6075 Sandy Springs Circle, Sandy Springs.


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