Yes. You. Did. You thrived—maybe survived—a whole week of Spring Break with the kiddos. Why not send it out with a bang by lighting up the Dogwood Arts Festival, hitting the ‘Hooch, or rocking a dinosaurish egg hunt during your final countdown to Monday? You slayed it. Read on for everything you need to know to finish strong.

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Family Friday at Dogwood Arts Festival
Family Friday at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival features special family-oriented entertainment, and kids and adults can both have fun with unlimited ride wristband good for all rides and inflatables on Friday from 2-9 p.m and a 20% discount with select food and beverage vendors. Fri. Event details.

Studio Spring Break at The High
No plans for spring break? No problem. Head to the High to explore the theme “Build It,” and learn about how a building can also be a work of art. Afterwards, work with High Museum of Art teaching artists to create your own architecture-related masterpieces! Fri. & Sat. Event details.

Spring Break Family Fun at The Atlanta Botanical Garden 
One. whole. week. If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids and the beach isn’t in your future, head to the Botanical Garden for daily crafts and activities on the Great lawn. Note: This is not a camp; though the Garden does host a Spring Break Camp. Fri. Event details

Dinosaur! at The Alliance Theatre
Check out this amazing collaboration between The Alliance Theatre for the Very Young and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, developed in partnership with science educators from the museum. It’s a gentle and awe-inspiring introduction to the wonders of the pre-historic world, where audience members interact with some of the largest dinosaurs to ever walk the Earth. Fri. & Sat. Event details


River Canoe Trip at Chattahoochee Nature Center
Take the family out on the CNC’s first canoe trip of the year—a gentle adventure down the river to explore the sights and sounds of spring. Call 770-992-2055 x237 to register. Fri. Event details.


Children’s Chamber PJ Concert at Michael Carlos Museum
Introduce kids of all ages to chamber music in the intimate space of the Carlos Museum’s Reception Hall. This Friday, enjoy Musical Nighttime Stories performed by the Vega Quartet with some hot chocolate and marshmallows — and if you like, wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. Fri. Event details.

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Spring EGGstravaganza at Fernbank
Don’t miss Fernbank’s annual spring event with live baby animals, a prize-filled egg hunt, fun games, and special activities. Sat. Event details.


Meet the Holidays: Passover at The Children’s Museum
Learn about Passover, the Jewish spring festival that commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery, with a story time about the history and traditions surrounding the holiday, a music session where kids learn the Passover song Dayenu, and make their own tambourine to play in celebration of Passover. Sat. & Sun. Event details.

How will you end the week with a bang? Tell us in the comments section below!

—Shelley Massey