Friday, May 1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Arts in the Garden is an annual event featuring visual and performing arts to benefit the successful recovery of individuals with mental illness. The festivities include workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, performances, plant and art sales, treasure sale, storytelling and mental health education. The event celebrates mental health month by giving consumers of mental health services the opportunity to display their art in order to educate the community about mental illness and to reduce stigma about their conditions. Free and open to the public. Skyland Trail, 1961 North Druid Hills Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30329. For more information go online to or call (404) 315-8333.

Isadora Pennington

Isadora Pennington is a freelance writer and photographer based in Atlanta. She is the editor of Sketchbook by Rough Draft, a weekly Arts newsletter.