Sunny day… Chasing the clouds away… Find your way… To Sesame Street (Live). That’s right, the magical muppets are in town and you don’t want to miss their musical montage playing this weekend at Philips Arena. If Beatrix Potter is more your beat, then hop on over to the Center for Puppetry Art’s Peter Rabbit production. Tots more tuned in to Dis–ney Jun–ior? Toys can get a check-up this Saturday at the Doc McStuffins mobile clinic in Centennial Olympic Park. If someone in your family needs special attention, don’t miss the Special Needs Resource Fair. Or, if your family is full of foodies, wake and bake with a breakfast cooking class at The Cook’s Warehouse. Everyone will enjoy ending the evening under the starts with Brave and a Backyard Campout in Kennesaw.


Sesame Street Live—Can’t Stop Singing
When Elmo casts a spell with Abby Cadabby’s magic wand, there’s something in the air—and Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage! What will Elmo learn about the power of musical magic? Join the conga line of fun to find out! Fri., 10:30 am & 6:30 pm; Sat., 10:30 am, 2 & 5:30 pm, Sun., 1 & 4:30 pm, Philips Arena, Ticket prices start at $40. All ages. Event details.

Peter Rabbit
Thistle Theatre captures the beloved world of Beatrix Potter by combining “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” with “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.” One lovely morning Peter’s sisters Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail obediently pick berries, but Peter goes on a daring adventure in Mr. McGregor’s garden. After losing his clean blue jacket in a narrow escape, Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny venture once more into the garden to retrieve it. Will Peter and Benjamin safely escape again? Fri., 10 am & 11:30 am; Sat., 11 am, 1 & 3 pm, Sun., 1 & 3 pm, Center for Puppetry Arts, $16.50, discounted prices for members. All ages. Event details.

Doc McStuffins Mobile Bus
The Doctor is in! Stop by Centennial Olympic Park for this free family event. Kids can bring their toy for a check-up in Doc’s Mobile Clinic and enjoy other activities focused on healthy living and well-being. Sat., 10:30 am to 4 pm, Centennial Olympic Park, Free. All ages. Event details.

Special Needs Resource Fair
All area providers and families of children with special needs are invited for this special opportunity to network with providers of special needs services including schools, camps and therapists. Anyone working within the special needs community is encouraged to attend. Volunteers will be onsite to watch children. Sat., 9 am to 12 pm, Sensations TheraFun, Free. All ages. Event details.

Breakfast Is The Best! Hands On Cooking Class for Kids
Anytime can be breakfast time when you have these recipes in your back pocket! Kids will get in the kitchen with Chef Carlin to learn these recipes that are fun, delicious, and a great way to start—or end—the day. They will make and enjoy: ham and swiss rosti (giant potato pancake), banana cinnamon french toast and greek scrambled eggs. Yum. Sat., 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, The Cook’s Warehouse, Midtown, $45. Ages 6 to 9. Event details.

Brave & Backyard Campout
The City of Kennesaw’s 2013 Outdoor Movie Series presents Disney/Pixar’s Brave this weekend. The movie will begin at dark, but come early with the gang for free entertainment, pay-to-play inflatables and attractions, and giveaways. Wander through a model campsite, observe camping equipment demonstrations, and participate in a variety of recreational games, nature crafts, campfire songs and storytelling activities. Don’t forget the blanket or low-back chairs as pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas (that obstruct the view of others) are not permitted. Parking is available inside the park, and at neighboring Kennesaw Elementary School. Sat., 6 pm, Swift-Cantrell Park, Kennesaw, Free. All ages. Event details.

Where will you family “come and play” this weekend? Tell us below!

–Phebe Wahl

Photo courtesy of Sesame Street Live via Facebook