Von Grey (upper left, photo by Mary Caroline Mann) and Packway Handle Band headline Rhythm and Brews in Sandy Springs, along with a few local brewers such as Jekyll Brewing and Monday Night Brewing.

Things to do in Atlanta this weekend: Fairs and festivals | March 30-April 6

Grab a local brew and listen to some great local music at this weekend's Rhythm and Brews, which takes place on the Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn. The Beltline comes alive with the Blue Moon Beltline Boil, with a low-country boil competition, live entertainment and a marketplace. You'll find more can't miss events coming up in April here.

Atlanta Fair. Through April 2. $3 (Mondays-Thursdays); $5 (Fridays, Saturday afternoons and Sundays); $8 (Saturday evenings), and children under 2 are free; $1 for children shorter than 36”. Ride tickets $1.25 each or unlimited ride armbands $25. Grey lot at Turner Field, 755 Hank Aaron Drive S.W., Atlanta. www.atlantafair.com

5th Annual Daffodil Festival. View more than 20 million daffodils of 100 varieties through mid-April. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, last admission at 4 p.m. $20; $18 senior citizens; $10 ages 6-17; age 5 and under free. Gibbs Gardens, 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground. 770-893-1881, www.gibbsgardens.com.

Cirque du Soleil’s “Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities.” Through May 8. $35-$495. Under the blue-and-yellow big top at Atlantic Station, 1380 Atlantic Drive N.W., Atlanta. 1-877-924-7783, www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Atlanta Film Festival. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the fest is screening 200 films in locations such as the Ponce City Market rooftop, the Center for Puppetry Arts and the Plaza Theatre. The 10-day festival will kick off on April 1 with a screening of “The Fundamentals of Caring,” a movie that was filmed in Atlanta in 2015 and stars actors Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez. HBO’s “Confirmation,” starring “Scandal’s” Kerry Washington, will also screen during the festival. In the film, Washington plays Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas’ assistant who accused him of sexual harassment during his 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings. The movie was filmed in Atlanta. April 1-10. Screenings, $10. Ten-day pass, including Atlanta Film Society membership, $50-$800. Various locations. www.Atlantafilmfestival.com.

The Blue Moon Beltline Boil. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 2. $10. Fourth Ward Skate Park Meadow, 830 Willoughby Way N.E., Atlanta. www.facebook.com/BeltlineBoilATL.

Atlanta Persian Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 2. Free. Piedmont Park, 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta. www.atlantapersianfestival.comwww.facebook.com/AtlantaKanoon.

Rhythm & Brews. A celebration of local beers and local bands. With the Packway Handle Band, Von Grey and more. 1-8:30 p.m. April 2. $15-$65. Heritage Green - Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn, 6110 Bluestone Road, Atlanta.www.heritagesandysprings.org.

Spring Festival On Ponce. April 2-3. Free. Olmsted Linear Park, 1451 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta. festivalonponce.com.

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival. April 2-3. Free; $5 parking ($8 pass for both days). Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers. www.conyersga.com.

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. April 2; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 3. Free. Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. brookcherryfest.org.

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