Things to do in Atlanta this week | March 21-27

This week, get your lab coat ready for the Atlanta Science Festival, put on your Easter dress to pose with the Easter Bunny, and participate in other unique events we have going on around town.

Monday, March 21 

Molto Monday at La Tavola | 5:30 p.m. to close
$10
992 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
latavolatrattoria.com

Start off the work week with another delicious deal. Head over to the authentic Italian restaurant for "Molto Monday" and enjoy a variety of homemade pastas for just $10.

Probe College Fair at Cambridge High School | 6- 8 p.m.
Free 
2845 Bethany Rd., Milton, GA 30004
gaprobe.org

If you see college in your future, come meet with representatives from a variety of schools at this free college fair.

Solve for X Science Variety Show at Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge | 8:30- 10 p.m.
$5 for students, $10 for adults
644 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
atlantasciencefestival.org

This night of science-themed fun will include comedy, puppetry and more. Geared towards adults, this variety show will add some educational humor to the traditional variety show roundup.

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Tuesday, March 22

 Dinner Blender at Better Half | 6:30 p.m.
$95
349 14th St. N.W, Atlanta, GA 30318
betterhalfatl.com

Chefs Zach Meloy of Better Half and Graham House of 4th & Swift are teaming up to present guests with a six-course tasting menu which blends the palates of these culinary wizards. Each course will be paired with a carefully selected wine.

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KURIOS Atlanta at Atlantic Station | 8 p.m.
$42- $270
17th Street, Atlanta, GA 30363
cirquedusoleil.com

Catch "Kurios" before the circus tent comes down in May for an evening of humor, entertainment and awe inside the over-the-top and ostentatious "Cabinet of Curiosities."

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Westside Startup Expo at Strongbox West | 5- 8 p.m.
Free
1040 West Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
events.accessatlanta.com

Networking made easy. Join Strongbox West and Tech Talent South for an evening of meeting and mingling with some of West Midtown’s hottest companies. Show up, grab a beer and learn about the cool stuff that businesses on the Westside are doing.

Wednesday, March 23

 Science of Beer at SweetWater Brewing Company | 6:30- 9 p.m.
$18
195 Ottley Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
atlantasciencefestival.org

The Georgia Tech School of Physics and SweetWater Brewing Company are putting science and beer together for this event. Attendees will learn about the science behind fermentation, explore interactive home brewing demonstrations and enjoy SweetWater samplings. Ages 21+ only.

 Synergy at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre | 11 a.m.
Free
2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
cobbenergycentre.com

It’s a trifecta of arts. Join Kennesaw State University’s Dance Company, Orchestra and Musical Theatre Ensemble for a cross-disciplinary art show packed with energy, creativity and technical virtuosity.

Thursday, March 24

 Build-Your-Own-Nachos at the Original El Taco | 8:30- 10 p.m.
1186 North Highland Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
eltaco-atlanta.com

Calling all nacho-lovers. Come build your own plate of nachos from a selection of more than 30 fresh toppings and enjoy $5 Casa Margaritas and $2 Tecate cans.

Get the Led Out at the Fox Theatre | 8 p.m.
$54- $61
660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
foxtheatre.org

For all the Led Zeppelin Fans out there, come join Get the Led Out for their concert as they recreate the studio sounds of “The Mighty Zep” in an awe-inspiring live performance.

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MegaVolt at Highwire Comedy Company | 8 p.m.
$5 general admission, free for Highwire students
3041 N Decatur Rd, Scottdale, GA 30079
highwirecomedy.com

The next generation of comedy starts here. Come enjoy back-to-back performances from Highwire Comedy Company’s sketch and improv teams.

Friday, March 25

 Atlanta Hawks vs. Milwaukee Bucks at Phillips Arena | 8 p.m.
$23- $189
1 Philips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308
philipsarena.com

Grab your fellow Hawks fans to cheer on the home team against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks.

"Gideon's Knot" at Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre | 8 p.m.
$30
195 Arizona Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
pnotheatre.org

Catch the Atlanta premiere of Gideon's Knot, a play that takes you on a journey to determine why a boy, Gideon, committed suicide. He may have been bullied, or he may have been an abuser himself.

Saturday, March 26

 2016 Atlanta Women's 5K at Atlanta Track Club | 8 a.m.
$35
201 Armour Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
atlantatrackclub.org

This event celebrates women and fitness. There is even a stroller division start for moms. Proceeds from the race go towards Back on My Feet, an organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make a real change in their lives—change that results in employment and independent living.

Oyster Crawfish Festival at Park Tavern | 1:30 p.m.
$15 general admission, $45 VIP admission
parktavern.com/events.html

Nearly ten thousand pounds of fresh Louisiana lobster will be served up at this event. Come enjoy a day filled with food and music. The festival ends with a performance from Cowboy Mouth, a New Orleans band with a unique style of ‘rock and roll gumbo.’

Rescue Dog Olympics at Brook Run Park | 11 a.m.
Free
4744 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30338
rescuedogolympics.com

You and your dog can both participate in this field day of silly and competitive games. It will be an event filled with festivities, interactive dog game stations, dog related vendors, dog training sessions, food, a beer garden and Rescue Dog People.

Sunday, March 27

Easter Brunch and Egg-stravaganza at Southern Art | 11:30 a.m.
$75 adults, $40 children
3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
southernart.com

Easter brunch, Easter egg hunts, a petting zoo, face painting and a visit from the Easter Bunny are all a part of this family-friendly Easter celebration.

Easter Brunch at Park Tavern | 10 a.m.
$34. 95 adults, $14.95 kids
500 10th Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
parktavern.com/events.html

Come enjoy Easter brunch while overlooking Piedmont Park and the Atlanta skyline. The Easter bunny will make a special appearance, and an Easter egg hunt will take place at noon.

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