Things to do in Atlanta this week | Feb. 22-28

If you like oysters, musicals, parties or fun, take a look at all the events we've got going on this week. There's something for everyone.

Monday, Feb. 22

Atlanta Hawks vs. Golden State Warriors at Philips Arena | 8 p.m.
Tickets from $82 on Ticketmaster
1 Philips Dr, Atlanta, GA 30303

Come out and support the home team against the reigning champs, the Golden State Warriors.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Black History Tour at Oakland Cemetery | 1:30 p.m.
248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Begin at the Oakland Cemetery's Bell Tower for an hour-long walking tour as you stop at the final resting place of some of Atlanta's black history pioneers.

UniverSoul Circus at Turner Field | 10:30 a.m. or 7 p.m.
$16 for 10:30 a.m. show, from $18 for 7 p.m. show at Ticketmaster
755 Hank Aaron Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30302

This circus prides itself in bringing the best acts from around the globe under one big top with a cast of rockstar performers. Don't miss the big electrifying show this Wednesday featuring acrobats, extreme motorsports, free-flying aerial acts and much more.

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Wednesday, Feb. 24

Fancy Nancy the Musical! at Synchronicity Theatre | 10:30 a.m.
$20 general admission adult tickets; $15 for students, seniors, children ages 2-12; $30 reserved seating
1545 Peachtree St NE #102, Atlanta, GA 30309

Catch Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, in this can't-miss musical performance. When the two besties get excited to play mermaids in their school's ballet production of "Deep Sea Dances," Fancy Nancy gets stuck playing a tree. Can she stay true to her philosophy that anyone can be fancy? Watch to find out.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Party with the Past at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center | 6:30 p.m.
980 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 
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Anyone up for free history and cold beer? Enjoy an evening getting to know your city a little better as you learn about Charles Candler's historic digs. Charles, the oldest son of Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler, built  the late-Gothic Revival home designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, who also designed New York City's Central Park.

Romeo and Juliet at The New American Shakespeare Tavern | 7:30 p.m.
$20 for adults; $15 for students and educators
499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-874-5299

Bring some drama to your Thursday evening for the tavern's 16th anniversary of performing the timeless play about young lovers and feuding families.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! at the Fox Theatre | 7:30 p.m.
Tickets from $39 without fee
660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Enjoy a night of laughter at the National Public Radio's Peabody Award-winning quiz show, now in its 17th season. The hit event is hosted by Peter Sagal, who leads a rotating panel of journalists, listener contestants, celebrity guests and more in an amusing review of the week's news.

Sweeney Todd at Actor's Express at the King Plow Arts Center | 8 p.m. through Feb. 28 only
$39 for adults; $36 for military and seniors; $22 for students
887 West Marietta St NW J-107, Atlanta, GA 30318

Don't miss this tale of revenge about a wronged barber who escapes prison to go back to his native London and face the corrupt judge who unjustly sentenced him and stole his family.

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Friday, Feb. 26

Sips Under the Sea Pre-Oscar Party at Georgia Aquarium | Doors open for VIP members at 6 p.m.; General admission at 7 p.m.
Non-members general admission is $29; Non-Members VIP is $49
225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Put on your best Hollywood party attire and enjoy a fancy evening of cocktails, appetizers and music at the Georgia Aquarium's 21-and-up pre-Oscar glam party. Don't forget your IDs.

Saturday, Feb. 27

Black History Month Parade in Downtown Atlanta | Set-up and sign-in at 10 a.m.; Start time is 1 p.m.
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312 

Celebrate African American history by participating in this year's Black History Month Parade. The parade begins on the corner of Jackson Street and Auburn Avenue at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and ends at Woodruff Park.

Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest at Steamhouse Lounge | Saturday and Sunday
Two-day pass $20
1051 West Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Steamhouse Lounge's Oysterfest is back for its 28th year with buckets of fresh roasted oysters and lobster bisque, ice cold Budweiser and live music from local bands. This 21-and-up event is a can't-miss so grab your friends for a fun weekend.

Puppet Brunch! The Reluctant Dragon at Venkman's | 11 a.m. - noon
Tickets $3-$5
740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

This brunch comes with a puppet show funded by the Jim Henson Family Grant and follows Princess Penelope and her adventures. Watch as Penelope befriends a dragon and protects him from a hunter.

AMA Monster Jam Supercross at Georgia Dome | 7 p.m.
Tickets from $25
1 Georgia Dome Dr, Atlanta, GA 30313

Don't miss the best riders in the world put on a show this Saturday night with the world championship motorcycle circuit. Enjoy a show featuring flips and 17 races.

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Sunday, Feb. 28 

Ringling Bros. Circus Xtreme's last day at Infinite Energy Arena | 1 p.m. or 5 p.m.
Tickets from $19 for 1 p.m. show and from $35 for 5 p.m. show at
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097

The circus is in town for one last day. Grab your friends, family or a date for an afternoon of circus spectacles you've never seen before at The Greatest Show on Earth. Don't miss your chance to see the elephants perform in their final year, as they will be moved to a sanctuary in May.

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