The Atlanta History Center hosts Sheep to Shawl Day on April 13. Learn how those cute lambs become warm shawls. Hint: You’ll need the items on this table.
This mornings Field Trips with Sue segment on CBS Better Mornings focused on what to do in Atlanta with kids over the next few weeks. It was hard to narrow it down to just a few activities. We were talking on set about how awesome spring is in Atlanta and how there are so many things to do and just not enough hours in the day.
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Celebrate Atlanta’s Olympic history at the AHC.
What: Celebrating 100 Years of Hospitality Where: Atlanta History Center | 130 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305 | 404-814-4000 When: January 29, 2013 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm Cost: Free
I’m a history buff and I love visiting the Atlanta History Center, especially when [...]
The PGA Tour Championship starts today and goes through the weekend at East Lake Golf Club. Up to four children 18 and under are admitted free to the Tour Championship with each adult.
This morning on the Field Trips with Sue segment on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta we talked about free things to do in Atlanta with kids like the PGA Tour Championship, Free Day at Georgia State Parks and Smithsonian Museum Day, plus Fall festivals like Oakland Cemetery’s Sunday in the Park and the Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival.
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In case you weren’t up early this morning to watch Field Trips with Sue on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta, we talked about events happening this weekend and compared zip line adventure tours. Here’s a recap.
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Experience the Olympic Games in Atlanta by trying out one of the more unusual Olympic sports or learning about the Centennial Olympic Games that were held in Atlanta.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games start tomorrow in London, England. Go Team USA! The Olympics have always been a big deal in my house, we love cheering on the athletes and hearing their amazing stories. It’s also fun to see some of the less mainstream sports. If you’ve got Olympic fever, here are some ways to experience the games here in Atlanta
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This morning was a Field Trips with Sue morning on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta. If you missed it, here’s what we talked about…
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What: Three Kings Day Celebration
Where: Atlanta History Center
When: Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, 1 – 5 pm
Cost: The program is FREE (does not include admission to the museum)
I’ve always wanted to go to this program and never seem to make it. Here in the states we take down the Christmas tree the day after Christmas. Our celebration is the month prior. However, the true Christmas season isn’t over until the Epiphany on Jan. 6 (the actual 12 Day of Christmas). In Hispanic cultures, this is the celebration of the Three Kings, or Three Kings Day. As I understand it, the three kings – Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar saw the star on the day Jesus was born and traveled (over field and fountain, moor and mountain) to see the baby, arriving around this time.
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What: Folk Life Festival Where: Atlanta History Center When: September 10, 2011, 11 am – 4 pm Cost: Admission to the History Center is $16.50 adults, $13 Seniors and Students 13-18, $11 Children 4 – 12
The Atlanta History Center’s Smith Family Farm is a great place for kids to get outside, run around [...]
What: National Public Gardens Day Where: Across the U.S. (see Atlanta area gardens including the Atlanta History Center in the post) When: Friday, May 6, 2011 Cost: Free by downloading a voucher from Better Homes and Gardens
When my kids were little, they stayed with my parents while I worked. It was a wonderful [...]
What: The Annual Phoenix Flies – A Citywide Celebration of Living Landmarks When: March 5 – 20, 2011 Where: Several locations around Atlanta Cost: All Events are FREE
The Atlanta Preservation Center sponsors this annual program that includes more than 150 events, from guided tours to lectures to open houses, at dozens of Atlanta’s historic [...]