SCADshow is screening the beloved film "The Goonies," followed by a simulcast Q&A session with director Richard Donner. And it's time for the annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, which takes over Piedmont Park this weekend.
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.
"The Goonies." A screening of the beloved 1985 film will be followed by a simulcast question-and-answer session with filmmaker Richard Donner. 3 p.m. April 8. SCADshow, 173 14th St. N.E., Atlanta. www.scadshow.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. Through April 10. Screenings, $10. Ten-day pass, including Atlanta Film Society membership, $50-$800. Various locations. www.Atlantafilmfestival.com.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival. The 80th annual festival will feature more than 260 craft makers in a juried fine arts market. Noon-11 p.m. April 8; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. April 9; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 10. Free admission. $30-$35, Backyard Barbecue & Brews VIP tickets, including include food and beer tastings, access to private restroom trailers and more. Piedmont Park, along 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta.www.Dogwood.org.
Repticon Atlanta Reptile & Exotic Animal Show. April 9-10. $5-$15. Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. www.repticon.com.
Acworth Art Fest. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 9-10. Free. 4762 Logan Road, Acworth. acworthtourism.org.
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