Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, May 10

Thursday has come around, and we can almost taste the weekend. Here are a few lively things to do in and around town. 



The eight-time Grammy winner brings her soulful ballads to the Fox Theatre, just in time for Mother’s Day weekend. Listen to her perform hits such as “You Bring Me Joy,” “Sweet Love” and more from her career that has spanned three decades. 

7:30 p.m. $57.50-$200+, plus fees. 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-881-2100,
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is showcasing an evening of Italian programming on the Atlanta Beltline. Lovers of classical music can come, listen, and relax to tunes such as Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons at the Historic Fourth Ward Park. Assistant conductor Stephan Mulligan and associate concertmaster Justin Bruns will lead the orchestra during an evening that many would describe as magnifico.

7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. 680 Dallas St. NE, Atlanta.

Ready to take your cooking game to another level? Spring Bounty Cooking in Alpharetta invites guests to add a unique flare on classic chicken. In this cooking class, learn how to pan-roast and spatchcock poultry, and look like a pro while doing it. 

7-9:00 p.m. $75. 1082 North Point Circle Alpharetta. 800-243-0852,

ALSO: See ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Star Wars’ free at Mall of Georgia this summer

>> WEATHER: Be sure to check out the weather in Atlanta.

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