Once upon a time, there was a lovely spring weekend full of family-friendly fun… Give your little princess the royal treatment during Friday night’s Princess Pajama Party. Venture out to Conyers for their Cherry Blossom Festival. Take in a puppet show that is about the love of loving stories. Hop over to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for some froggy fun. Grab your cape and race over to Sunday’s Super Hero 5k and fun run. Enjoy your happily ever after!
Princess Pajama Party
Enjoy a date night on the town while you know that your prince or princess is safe and entertained. Olivia’s Dollhouse Tea Room cordially invites you to its first Parents’ Night Out event Friday, March 21st from 5-9 p.m. Drop off kids ages 5-12 for an event filled with fantasy, dress-up, games and a “Frozen” viewing party. Pajamas are welcome so you can put the kids to bed when you get home. All Olivia’s staff is CPR & First Aid certified. Sat., 5 to 9 p.m., Olivia’s Dollhouse Tea Room, $40. 5-12 years old. Event details.
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival
Celebrate Cherry Blossom season with Japanese cultural performances, more than 300 artists, live musical performances, festival foods, and children’s activities including bounce houses, rock walls, and mazes. Learn about and purchase cherry trees from master gardeners. Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Georgia International Horse Park, $5 for one day parking or $8 for weekend. All ages. Event details.
1001 Nights: A Love Story about Loving Stories
Using only her imagination—and her Broadway voice—a princess saves a whole kingdom from an evil decree in “1001 Nights: A Love Story about Loving Stories.” Genies, jesters, 40 thieves, and other fantastical creations spring to life as she spins one cliffhanger after another in this inventive staging of an early hit by Robert Lopez, Tony winner (Avenue Q, Book of Mormon) and Academy Award nominee (Frozen). Fri., 10 a.m. & 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 & 8 p.m; Sun., 2 & 5 p.m, Center for Puppetry Arts, $9.25 for members, $16.50 for non-members. Ages 6 & up. Event details.
Frogs, Frogs, Frogs
Say hello to the frogs at the Garden! Get up close and personal with several frogs, hear their fascinating stories and create frog inspired art. Sat., 1 to 2 p.m., Atlanta Botanical Garden, $6 per child for non-members, $5 per child for members. All ages. Event details.
Super Hero 5k and Fun Run
Participants dress as their favorite super hero to run or walk the family-friendly Super Hero 5K and one mile fun run. Sun., 7 a.m., Cobb International Park, $25. All ages. Event details.
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