.

Get Out: Five Things to do This Weekend

Movies, comedy and sports are all around. Get out and about this weekend.

"Casablanca" and The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. It doesn't matter how many times you've heard Ingrid Bergman say, "Play it Sam. Play, 'As Time Goes By,' " The film is always a special treat. And tonight's showing at Alpharetta's Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, is a must-see. TCM's Ben Mankiewicz is host to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performing the score. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Click here for tickets.

Comedian Dale Jones. The season 6, semi-finalist on the hit NBC series Last Comic Standing will bring his zany on-stage character and wild energy to The Punchline, Friday through Sunday. Visit the website for showtimes and ticket prices.

Charlie Wilson with Chrisette Michele. One of the most distinguished voices in R&B music, Charlie Wilson, former lead singer of the GAP Band, will perform with Grammy-award winning artist, Chrisette Michele at Chastain Park Amphitheatre at 8 p.m., Friday. 

Atlanta Chiefs Football. The NFL season might be on hold, but you can still cheer on your local semi-pro football team, the Atlanta Chiefs, as they take on the Georgia Crush. 7 p.m., Saturday, at , 5900 Heards Drive N.W. Tickets are $12.

Morning Paddle with a Ranger. Grab your kayak or canoe and join a park ranger for a relaxed float down the Chattahoochee River from Powers Island to Paces Mill at U.S. 41. There are three mild class 1.5 rapids suitable for beginners along this part of the river. Dress in quick drying clothes and wear river shoes. No flip-flops. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, at Cochran Shoals - Powers Island, 5862 Interstate North Pkwy N.W. $3 entrance fee.

 


Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »