Vince Daris (in the costume) toasts with friends at the Suwanee Beer Fest in 2016. This year’s fest takes place on Saturday, March 16. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Things to do in and around Atlanta: March 15-23

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

“Cyclorama: The Big Picture.” Featuring the fully restored cyclorama painting “The Battle of Atlanta.” $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

“Barbecue Nation.” Through Sept. 29. $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

Atlanta Science Festival. Through March 23. Most events are free, some require registration and a few are ticketed events with entry fees. Various locations, including venues at Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and Emory University. Atlantasciencefestival.org.

»»RELATED: Find out more about the Atlanta Science Festival, and visit  critters at the Amphibian Foundation

American Craft Show. March 15-17. $12-$13. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta. craftcouncil.org.

»»RELATED: Meet some of the artisans who will be at the American Craft Show

Rí Rá Paddyfest 2019 & Outdoor Festival. 11 a.m. March 16. $15. Rí Rá Irish Pub, 1080 Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.rira.com.

»»RELATED: More ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta

Suwanee Beer Festival. 1 p.m. March 16. $55-$60. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave, Suwanee. suwaneebeerfest.com.

Banff Mountain Film Festival. 6:30-9 p.m. March 16. $22. Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech. 349 Ferst Drive, Atlanta. www.georgiaconservancy.org.

The Atlanta International Auto Show. March 20-24. $12; $6 ages 6-12.Georgia World Congress Center, 85 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta. goautoshow.com.

“Run for the Rescues” 5K and Fun Run. 8:30 a.m. March 23. Registration $15-$30. Suwanee Town Center Amphitheatre, Town Center Avenue, Suwanee. atlantahumane.org.

Ormewood Park Makers Festival. 11 a.m. March 23. Free. Ormewood Park. 1071 Delaware Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.ormewoodpark.org.

7th Annual Roswell Beer Festival. 2-6 p.m. March 23. $60 general admission. Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta St., Roswell. www.roswellbeerfestival.com.

Rachel Potter, Taylor Hicks and the cast of "Shenandoah" at Serenbe Playhouse.
Photo: BreeAnne Clowdus Photography

PERFORMING ARTS

“Driving Miss Daisy.” Through March 17. $29-$42. Georgia Ensemble Theatre at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. get.org.

“The Pitmen Painters.” A group of miners and a dentist hire a professor to teach art appreciation and become celebrated artists. Through March 24. $15-$45. Theatrical Outfit at Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. 678-528-1500, theatricaloutfit.org.

»»REVIEW: Read our review of Theatrical Outfit’s “The Pitmen Painters”

“The Boys Next Door.” The story of four mentally challenged men living in a group home supervised by their young caseworker. Through March 17. $10-$17. Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Ave., Newnan. 770-683-6282, www.newnantheatre.org.

“Men With Money.” Set in an imagined 1950s Manhattan in which being gay is culturally accepted, the story follows three young bachelors, two gay and one straight, looking to marry their way from rags to riches. Through April 7. $20-$62. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, auroratheatre.com.

»»REVIEW: Get the verdict on Aurora Theatre’s “Men With Money”

“Shenandoah.” The musical stars “American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks and “The X Factor” finalist Rachel Potter. Through April 7. $35-$70. Serenbe Playhouse, 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Palmetto. 770-463-1110, serenbeplayhouse.com.

»»RELATED: Read Rodney Ho’s interview with “Shenandoah” star Taylor Hicks

“The Wizard of Oz.” Based on the beloved classic by L. Frank Baum. March 9-14. $5-$32. Alliance Theatre, Rich Theatre at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-4650, alliancetheatre.org.

“The Joshua Show: Episode 2.” In this new production, Joshua Holden’s right-hand man and the grumpiest grump, Mr. Nicholas, is planning to escape to outer space. Through March 17. $19.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. puppet.org.

“South Pacific.” Through March 17. $30-$62. City Springs Theatre Company at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center’s Byers Theatre, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. cityspringstheatre.com.

“I Am My Own Wife.” The Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning play is based on the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German trans woman who managed to survive both the Nazis and the repressive East German Communist regime. Through March 30. $15-$25. Out Front Theatre Company, 999 Brady Ave. NW, Atlanta. outfronttheatre.com.

Jeff Foxworthy performs during a 2017 tribute to Randy Travis at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville in 2017. He’s at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre this weekend.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Outback Concerts)
Photo: Rick Diamond

Jeff Foxworthy. 8 p.m. March 16. $62. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

“Falsettos.” When Marvin leaves his wife Trina for a guy named Whizzer, they all determine to salvage something from the resulting fallout to form a new kind of family. March 20-April 28. $20-$45. Actor’s Express, 887 W. Marietta St., Atlanta. 404-607-7469, actors-express.com.

“Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous.” This new Pearl Cleage play will premiere on the Alliance’s newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage. March 20-April 14. Opening night is 7:30 p.m. March 27. $10-$80. Alliance Theatre Company, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. alliancetheatre.org.

Capitol City Opera Company: “Gianni Schicchi/Buoso’s Ghost.” 8 p.m. March 22-23; 3 p.m. March 24. $30-$40. Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. ccityopera.org.

“Secrets of a Soccer Mom.” Three women reluctantly take the field in a mothers vs. sons soccer game. March 22-April 14. $15-$33. Stage Door Players at North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, stagedoorplayers.net.

Erykah Badu performing at ONE Music Fest at the Aaron's Lakewood Amphitheater in 2016. Photo: Akili-Casundria Ramsess/Special to the AJC

MUSIC

Tank and the Bangas. 8 p.m. March 15. $25-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Hippie Sabotage. 8 p.m. March 15. $26-$40. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

The Motet. 8 p.m. March 15. $24-$27. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Erykah Badu, Nas. 8 p.m. March 15. $59-$125. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Anoushka Shankar. 8 p.m. March 16. $39-$74. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. NW, Atlanta. rialto.gsu.edu.

Adrian Belew. 8 p.m. March 16. $28-$36. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Zhu. 9 p.m. March 16. $37.50-$55. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Mr. Eazi. 8 p.m. March 16. $28-$78. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

St. Patty’s Day Sextravaganza with Lords of Acid. 6 p.m. March 17. $26.50. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Amos Lee. 7:30 p.m. March 17. $27-$86.50. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Token. 7 p.m. March 17. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Ella Mai. 8 p.m. March 18-19. $27.50-$50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Weakened Friends. 7 p.m. March 19. $10. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Failure, Screwdriver. 7:30 p.m. March 20. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Mumford & Sons. 7 p.m. March 20. $60.50-$100.50. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Cody Dickinson and Friends. 8 p.m. March 20. $13-$16. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-876-5566, terminalwestatl.com.

Lucinda Williams. 8 p.m. March 21. $40-$85. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Tritonal. 9 p.m. March 22. $25-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Tinsley Ellis and Coco Montoya. 8 p.m. March 22. $23-$26. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Against the Current. 7 p.m. March 22. $17. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Travis Scott. 7:30 p.m. March 22. $59.50-$129.50. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Serpentwithfeet. 9 p.m. March 22. $18. Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. aisle5atl.com.

Kacey Musgrave plays a two-night run at the Tabernacle on March 22-23.

Kacey Musgraves. 8 p.m. March 22-23. $39.50-$59.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Eliot Bronson. 9:30 p.m. March 22-23. $15-$20. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-987-6487, eddiesattic.com.

The Movielife. 8 p.m. March 23. $18-$20. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.badearl.com.

Grandson. 7 p.m. March 23. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Yacht Rock Revue performs Talking Heads’ “Stop Making Sense.” 8:30 p.m. March 23. $23-$28. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Spiritualized. 9 p.m. March 23. $42.50-$46. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-876-5566, terminalwestatl.com.

Hozier. 8 p.m. March 23. Sold out. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

Aaron Neville. 8 p.m. March 23-24. $65-$85. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

“Against the Tide” at Whitespace Gallery in Inman Park features female artists and includes the work “Alcyone” by V. Elizabeth Turk, (2018), unique photogram. Contributed by Whitespace Gallery
Photo: For the AJC

VISUAL ARTS

“Against the Tide” by Suellen Parker, Sandra Lee Phipps and V. Elizabeth Turk. Opening reception 7-10 p.m. Feb. 15. espace, 814 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta. 404-688-1892, www.whitespace814.com.

»»REVIEW: See our review of “Against the Tide”

Frank Sharp: “Australia & New Zealand.” Photos from down under by local photographer Frank Sharp. Through April 30. Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library, 5234 Lavista Road, Tucker. dekalblibrary.org/branches/tuck.

2019 Atlanta Biennial: “A Thousand Tomorrows.” Through April 7. Free. Atlanta Contemporary, 535 Means St., Atlanta. 404-688-1970, atlantacontemporary.org.

Rocio Rodriguez: “Thirty Years on Paper.” Through April 6. $5-$8. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 75 Bennett St., Atlanta. mocaga.org.

Fahamu Pecou: “Do or Die: Affect, Ritual, Resistance.” Through April 28. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 S. Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta. carlos.emory.edu.

“Christopher Anderson: Approximate Joy” and “Mona Kuhn: She Disappeared Into Complete Silence.” Through April 6. Jackson Fine Art, 3115 E. Shadowlawn Ave. NE, Atlanta. jacksonfineart.com.

“Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: World of Myth and Magic.” Explore how Jim Henson, Brian Froud, Frank Oz and others created “The Dark Crystal’s” mythical world of Thra. Museum admission is $12.50, but it’s free with a ticket to the Center’s Family Series shows. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. www.puppet.org.

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