Pop singer Selena Gomez extends her acting credentials in “The Fundamentals of Caring,” a movie filmed in Atlanta that will kick off the Atlanta Film Festival April 1 at the Plaza Theatre. (Rob Burnett)

4 things to do in Atlanta today: Get tickets to the 40th Annual Atlanta Film Festival

Four things to do around Atlanta on Tuesday, Mar. 29:

1. FEATURED
If you haven’t secured your passes to the 40th Annual Atlanta Film Festival, you’re possibly missing out on one of the greatest cinematic events in our city, according to our latest Best of Atlanta poll[This week's poll is all about your favorite Brave. Let us know who deserves the title.]

2. FREE & CHEAP
Try twenty samples of wine for only $20 at Watershed’s Tuesday Wine Tastings tonight from 5:30 until 7 p.m., while sampling some of the chef’s choice light bites. RSVP to reserve your spot. [Keep the tasting train moving along and roll on over to The Cockentrice for their five-course chef's tasting menu, available for $35 per person.]

3. FOOD
Ready to go on a road trip of flavors? Visit Common Quarter tonight where Lindsay Ferdinand, the beverage manager, will guide guests through the best distilleries, breweries and wine makers of the American Midwest. Tickets are $50 and includes food pairings. [This week was made for eating all of the food and drinking all of the drinks.]

4. FAMILY-FRIENDLY
Bring your Little Acorns to the Avalon Plaza for tot-time including face painters, storytellers, arts and crafts from 10 a.m. until noon. Free to the public. [Does the sunshine breathe life into your little ones? Here are five great summer camps in the Atlanta area for kids who love the outdoors.]

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