This weekend has that new-bike feel—exciting, smooth, and oh-so-cool. Scroll down to see all the places it’ll take you for epic family fun in Atlanta.

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Hands-On Fun

Explore Civil Rights at The High
Check out Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books. The exhibition is a collaboration with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and is guest curated by author and editor Andrea Davis Pinkney. Within the galleries, viewers will see artwork that serves to honor the voices of the past and inspire the voices of tomorrow as the fight for justice continues nationwide. Picture the Dream is the only exhibition of its kind to focus on the civil rights movement specifically through picture book illustrations. Go here for more info.

Have a Free (or Really Cheap) Adventure in Atlanta
This month is full of free and cheap things to do with your family in Atlanta, including off the beaten track parks, drive-in movies, and a cool art installation where you can literally perch all day. Here‘s what you need to know.

Go Mountain Biking
Paved paths are great, but if you have a thrill-seeker at home, taking the pedals off the pavement may be your best bet. From meandering trails near streams to paths that putter through meadows, there are plenty of places for beginner mountain bikers near Atlanta. Find out more here.

Snap Photos at Atlanta’s Best Street Murals
You don’t need a docent to guide you through the Atlanta street art scene, which now boasts over 1000 murals. Just hop on a bike, a skateboard, or lace up your sneaks to check out artwork that is as inspiring as it is Insta-worthy. Check out more details, here.

Book Tickets to a Holiday Show 
We know, we know. You still have your Halloween decorations up and here we are, throwing the holidays on your to-do list. But hear us out. This year more than ever, a little planning will go a long way to ensure your holiday season is every bit as festive as years past. Here’s what to check out.

Virtual Adventures

Family Storytime
With Family Storytime, you can say ‘hello’ to your storytime friends and enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs. Appropriate for baby through 5th grade. Check It out here.

Street Magic, Live (Virtually)
Comedy, magic, juggling and crazy stunts. Come join a ZOOM conference to experience a fun-filled, interactive family friendly show from the comfort of your living room. For more info, check this out.

Be About Love Family Concert
This Family Concert at the Be About Love Virtual Performance Festival features Stephen Cohen- voice, acoustic guitar, cigar box guitar, a homemade 1 string thing instrument, original musical sculptures, and you joining along at home by singing, dancing, and banging and plucking on anything you can find or make. Find out more here.

Check out our incredible virtual adventure calendar here for more options!

—Shelley Massey

 

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