Sheryl Crow, first up at Atlanta Botanical Gardens on June 6, played at Chastain Park Amphitheatre in June 2017 on her “Be Myself” tour. Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/AJC
Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/AJC
Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/AJC

Things to do in and around Atlanta on Wednesday, June 6

If you’re looking for some mid-week fun consider a trip to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for the kick-off event of Concerts in the Garden or join the preview party for the upcoming Atlanta Fringe Festival. Looking for old school fun? Hit Sprinkler Day in Lilburn now that the rain has gone.


Head to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for first concert in the series featuring Sheryl Crow. The event takes place on the Great Lawn where guests can enjoy music under the stars. Donor level members can order platinum tickets for early access and reserved parking through 8 p.m. All guests can pre-order meals from Longleaf. Sheryl Crow. 7:30 p.m. June 6. $84.50 non-members. $82.50 members. Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta. 404-876-5859.


Kick-off the sixth annual Atlanta Fringe Festival with a preview party at 7 Stages. All 20 groups from around the country get three minutes to preview their shows which include comedy, storytelling, puppetry, dance, and clowning. There will be printed festival programs and QuickGuides to help you track the events you want to catch during the five-day festival. The event is hosted by Dominic Tennant with live music by Wasted Potential Brass Band. Arrive early! Atlanta Fringe Preview Party, 7:30 -9:30 p.m., June 6. Free. 7 Stages, 1105 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-523-7647.


The city of Lilburn is turning on the sprinklers for kids (and adults) to enjoy each Wednesday from 10 a.m. - noon. The sprinklers are turned on in a section of the field at Lilburn City Park. Children must be supervised by an adult. Lilburn City Park, 10 a.m. - noon. Wednesdays now through June 27 and July 11 - 25. Free. 76 Main Street, Lilburn. 770-921-2210.

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