Things to do in Atlanta this week | Jan. 18-24

Begin your week celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., enjoy a weekend at the Callanwolde Arts Festival or check out the other great Atlanta events going on this week.

Monday, Jan. 18

MLK Commemorative Services at Ebenezer Baptist Church | 10 a.m.
Free, but limited seating
407 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
historicebenezer.org

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year at this commemorative service featuring tributes and special guests like Dr. William Barber, President of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP and an NAACP National Board Member.

"A Force More Powerful" Film Screening at the Center for Civil and Human Rights | 1 p.m.
Adults: $15; Seniors, students and educators: $13, kids ages 7-12: $10; 6 and under free
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313
civilandhumanrights.org

Catch this powerful film narrated by Ben Kingsley at the Center for Civil and Human Rights as you explore the history of nonviolence and the powerful profiles that have changed lives using nonviolence.

MLK March & Rally at Peachtree and Baker Streets | Assemble at 1:15 pm., march at 1:45 p.m.
Free
mlkmarchcommittee.com/march-schedule.html

March to keep the dream alive this Monday with fellow Atlantans to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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1-Year Anniversary Party at The Cockentrice | 7-10 p.m.
Free entry
99 Krog Street Suite V, Atlanta, GA 30307
thecockentrice.com

Come out for a swing dance party at The Cockentrice to celebrate their first-year anniversary. Enjoy an evening of swing music, complimentary bites and an open bar serving creative craft cocktails.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

Pizza-making class at Double Zero Napoletana | 
$40 reservations
5825 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328
doublezeroatl.com

Want a fun date night idea? Stop by this upscale Italian restaurant with your partner to learn how to make the perfect dough and pizza masterpiece. You'll be an expert in no time.

Kids Kitchen at Bellina Alimentari | 4-5 p.m.
$45 per person
675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, N-131, Atlanta, GA 30308
bellina-alimentari.com

Kids ages 8-12 are invited with you for this fun hands-on cooking class with Chef David Berry to learn how to make pasta from scratch.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

La Tamborrada Celebration at Cooks & Soldiers | 6-11 p.m.
$40
691 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
cooksandsoldiers.com

Cooks & Soldiers is halting its regular service to pay homage to its Basque namesake. At $40 each, guests will enjoy specialty bites form their menu and for an additional $20, guests can add unlimited Txakoli, beer and cider. Buy tickets here.

Thursday, Jan. 21

Reverend Horton Heat at Terminal West | 8 p.m.
$20-$25
887 West Marietta Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA
accessatlanta.com

Rock out with the biggest, baddest, grittiest of them all: The Reverend Horton Heat aka Jim Heath, singer, songwriter and guitarist known for his rockabilly and psychobilly sound.

Book of Mormon at the Fox Theatre | 7:30 p.m.
$35-$135
660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30308
foxtheatre.org 

From the creators of South Park, this hilarious nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical has been called "the best musical of this century" by the New York Times and "a crowning achievement" by Jon Stewart.

Friday, Jan. 22

Callanwolde Arts Festival: Art at the Mansion Preview Party at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center | 6-9 p.m.
$15 online, tickets also available at the door
980 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Get the V.I.P. treatment as you have the first look at the Callanwolde Festival the night before it opens to the general public. Enjoy a glass of wine, plenty of art, hors d'oeuvres, music and of course, bragging rights.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Callanwolde Arts Festival at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center | Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$5 at the door
980 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
callanwoldeartsfestival.com

Don't miss this two-day indoor festival featuring about 86 painters, photographers, glass artists, jewelers and so much more. Enjoy a weekend of artist demos, live acoustic music, gourmet food trucks and lots of fun.

Sunday, Jan. 24

Dinosaurs! A Family Adventure at Cobb Galleria Centre | 10 a.m.
$16-$59 here
Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
dinosaursafamilyadventure.com

Go on an exciting, chronological journey through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods as you encounter realistic animatronic dinosaurs in this walk-through exhibit.

Callanwolde Arts Festival at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center | Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$5 at the door
980 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
callanwoldeartsfestival.com

Don't miss the second and final leg of this indoor festival featuring about 86 painters, photographers, glass artists, jewelers and so much more. Enjoy artist demos, live acoustic music, gourmet food trucks and lots of fun.

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