This weekend is hopping with fun. From community egg hunts to canoeing on the ‘Hooch, your peeps will be delighted to get out and explore all that Atlanta has to offer. Keep reading for details on these, and more, awesome happenings.

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Easter Egg Scramble
The City of Brookhaven’s Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual free Easter Egg Scramble. There will be food trucks offering breakfast fare at reasonable prices, and the Easter Bunny will be on hand to pose for photos. Egg hunters will be split into age groups (3 and under; 4-6, and 7+) with separate areas for each. There will be a special musical performance to delight the youngsters at 10 a.m. by the Brookhaven Innovation Academy Chorus and the egg hunt begins at 10:30 a.m. sharp. Fri.-SatEvent details.


Family Canoe Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center
This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC provides all equipment for participants and admission to CNC is included. Ages 5+. $20 general public /$10 CNC members (price per person). General admission is included. Register by the Thursday before each class (limited spaces). SatEvent details.

Sandy Springs

he Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is proud to announce the 7th Annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza coming to Sandy Springs, Georgia April 20 – 21. Equal parts art show, music festival and street party, Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is the perfect way to kick of spring festival season in Atlanta! Sat. & Sun. Event details.


Old Fashioned Farmers Market
CGrab a basket and head to the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market every Saturday morning. You’ll find farmers with fruits, vegetables, and meats; gardeners with fresh flowers and herbs, and all sorts of other locally made, grown and harvested goods. Bring your family and friends and browse the aisles of fresh produce while you enjoy live music. Sat. Event details.

Druid Hills

Eggstravaganza at Callanwolde
Bring your basket and your camera for a family friendly Easter egg hunt across Callanwolde’s beautiful spring gardens and grounds! Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt features thousands of candy-filled egg and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. There will be a face painter, family friendly crafts provided by The Home Depot, and a kids’ dance floor (J&M Sound Design DJ). An indoor bar will also be available with snacks, sodas, mimosas, coffee, and more for sale. Parking is now included in your ticket price. Sat. Event details.


Yayoi Kusama at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Narcissus Garden is a signature work of contemporary art created by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. The installation is a joint effort between the Atlanta Botanical Garden and The High Museum, which hosts Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors through Feb. 17. Approximately 1,400 stainless steel spheres carefully arranged by staff from Kusama’s studio in Japan can be viewed in their current location at the Atlanta Botanical Garden from the Canopy Walk, and along many of the trails leading into and out of Storza Woods. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Avondale Estates

Egg Hunt and Dog Parade
Check out Avondale Estates’ annual tradition of an egg hunt for ages up to 10, followed by a dog parade (canine bunny ears not required, but there is an award for Best Costume). The egg hung starts promptly at 10 a.m. and is divided by age (2 and under, 3-4 years, 5-7 years, and 8-10 years), and be sure to say hello to the Easter Bunny while you’re there. SatEvent details.

Panola Mountain

Eggciting Egg Hike
Peter Cottontail is leaving lots of eggs hidden on the nature trails at Panola Mountain. Bring your basket and be ready for the hunt! Ages 2 and younger, 3-6, and 7-12 will have their own trails to search for eggs and prizes. Must Register in advance. In order to make sure all kids get some eggs, parents are asked to help enforce an egg-per-child limit. Sat. Event details.

Stone Mountain

MEGABUGS Adventure Encounters
Some colossal crawlers are taking over Stone Mountain Park, featuring more than 70 new exhibits of larger-than-life insects. MEGABUGS! Adventure Encounters is an immersive and interactive area for ‘bugologists’ of any age to explore. They can crawl like a spider, fly like a bee, and dig like an ant while interacting with these enormous insects. In a special habitat at the park, guests will come face-to-face with a giant 15-foot Emperor Dragonfly, a 20-foot Hissing Cockroach, a 50-foot Madagascan Fire Millipede, and more! Fri.-Sun.Event details. 

—Shelley Massey