Get Out: Patch's Pick-and-Choose Weekend Planner

Need a few ideas to get your weekend going? Look no further.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Worried? Don't be. From a Black History Month exhibit, to a Super Bowl party, Brookhaven Patch has summed up some great events and venues for you and the family to enjoy while staying close to home.

1. A Day in the Life of a Slave

Where/When: Friday, Feb. 4 Atlanta History Center 130 W. Paces Ferry NW

Why go: Explore a different time period in Southern history on Black History Fridays, with activities including hands-on projects, living history performances, music, hands-on activities, and guided tours.

Pricing: $7 per student with one chaperone admitted free per five students. Reservations required 404.814.4110.

2. Rob Plant and the Band of Joy

Where/When: Saturday, Feb. 5 Fox Theatre 660 Peachtree Street NE 8 p.m.

Why Go: Live music. 'Nuff said.

Pricing: $40

3. Queen to Play

Where/When: Saturday Feb. 5 High Museum of Art 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E 8 p.m.

Why go: If you like foreign films, this is the place for you. Queen to Play is part of the High’s “French Film” showcase series.

Pricing: $7


Where/When: Sunday Feb. 6 1441 Dresden Drive

Why go: Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Pricing: $30 and under


Where/When: Sunday, Feb. 6 2150 Johnson Ferry Rd NE

Why go: Plenty of flat screen TVs to watch the Super Bowl while enjoying the Sunday drink and food specials.

Pricing: Varies

And still you want more? Check out our family-friendly refreshed every Wednesday.


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