Other events will go on as scheduled.
The Kirkwood Spring Fling, for example, answered our query about the weather possibly putting a damper on things this way. “This is a rain or shine event. As they say ‘The Show must go on!’.”
The Georgia Renaissance Festival offered the same reassurance that they are a rain or shine proposition. The jousting and turkey legs won’t stop for a bit of wet stuff.
The Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival’s organizers say that “[t]he festival will go on rain or shine! The wine garden is covered and there will be some covered areas by the Jazz pavilion.” But they do offer a little suggestion: “Bring an umbrella.”
If we do hear about any cancellations, we’ll let you know right here, so watch this space for updates.
Here are some of the events scheduled for this weekend in and around Atlanta, and one a bit further afield in Dahlonega.
Georgia Renaissance Festival. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day. Through June 3. $19-$22; $8-$10 ages 6-12; age 5 and younger free. 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road, Fairburn. garenfest.com.
Yaarab Shrine Circus. May 18-28. General admission $7; ride tickets $1.25 each, $20 for 22 tickets; unlimited ride tickets $18-$25. Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. www.2018shrinecircus.com.
MayPlay — Family Fun at the Fred. 11 a.m. May 19. $10. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. www.amphitheater.org.
Kirkwood Spring Fling. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 19. Free festival admission. 2051 Delano Drive NE, Atlanta. www.kirkwoodfling.com.
Geranium Festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 19. Downtown McDonough Square, 5 Griffin St., McDonough. 678-782-6230, geraniumfestival.com.
Mountain Laurel Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 19. Downtown Clarkesville Square. 706-754-2220, www.clarkesvillega.com.
Canton Festival of the Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 19-20. Brown Park, 251 E. Marietta St., Canton. 770-704-6244, cantonartfestival.com.
Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival. May 19-20. 13 S. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-867-8059, dahlonega.org.