The seventh annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is this weekend, Aug. 29-30. There will be an Artists Market with more than 100 booths, the Adams Realtors 5K Run for the Park on Saturday morning, live music, a children’s fun center and more. Back by popular demand is the Saturday Night Movie Under the Stars. 

And don’t forget Corks & Forks featuring dishes from Atlanta’s top chefs complemented by international wine pairings and beer tastings. Restaurants participating include: Babette’s Café, Bhojanic, Cabot Cereamery, Canoe, Dolce, ENO, Food 101, Geisha House, JCT Kitchen, Murphy’s ONE.midtown kitchen, Parish, Peasant Bistro, Rathbun’s, Six Feet Under, Tap, The Melting Pot, The Shed at Glenwood, Sun Dial and TWO.Urban Licks. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door.

To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.SummerShade.org. Historic Grant Park is located at 537 Park Ave. at the intersection of Park Avenue and Berne Street.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.