5 things to do this weekend
by Damon Poirier
January 17, 2014 11:10 AM | 1763 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Billy Gardell
Stand-up comedian Billy Gardell, who plays Officer Mike Biggs on the CBS hit television series, Mike and Molly.
WHEN: Jan. 18, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, 30339
COST: $35 and $50 plus applicable fees
 
Mead Making
Smith-Gilbert Gardens will have a program on how to make Mead. Dan Harris from Booger Hill Bee Co. will teach the basics for learning how to make the oldest known fermented beverage. Mead is made from honey.
WHEN: Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Smith-Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw
COST: $8 members, $15 non-members
INFO: (770) 919-0248 or www.smithgilbertgardens.com
 
5th Annual Paint the Town Event
Mark and Layla Gunn, owners of The Melting Pot Atlanta-area restaurants and founders of Pure Imagination, will bring Napa Valley to the Vinings Gallery for the Paint the Town charity event. In the past four years, the event has raised more than $400,000 to benefit children with catastrophic and life threatening diseases. The evening will include the finest in cuisine, carefully selected wines and renowned artwork, benefiting the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Pure Imagination Charity. Featured artist will be Steven Quartly
WHEN: Jan. 18, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Vinings Gallery, 4686 South Atlanta Road, Suite F, Smyrna, 30080
INFO: RSVP to Kortney Easterly at (678) 866-3576 or KortneyE@marketinginspirations.com
 
Friends: Penley, Rossin and Steed/The Barnes Family Trust: Realism at its Best
The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art will have Friends: Penley, Rossin and Steed in Galleries 1-3 and and The Barnes Family Trust: Realism at its Best with works by Alexei Butirskiy and Edward Gordon in Galleries 4-5.
WHEN: Now through March 23
WHERE: Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta
INFO: (770) 528-1444 or www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org
 
The Atlanta Guitar Trio
The Atlanta Guitar Trio – Bill Hearn, Scott Plato and Adam Craighead, will perform at St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church. The program will include arrangements of traditional Spanish folk songs, classical works by Vivaldi, Scarlatti and a medley of favorite tunes by The Beatles.
WHEN: Jan. 18, 8 p.m.
WHERE: St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Road, Marietta, 30068
COST: Free
 
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