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WEEKEND EVENTS: Art-B-Que, Family Dig and Derby Day
WEEKEND EVENTS: Art-B-Que, Family Dig and Derby Day

DECATUR, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The fourth annual Art-B-Que will be held, this weekend, in the Avondale Estates. This two day festival features food, music, art and fun. This year, acts include: Noot d’Noot, Nine Inch Neils, AM Gold, Mule and Skinner MacQueen. The festival is free of charge. The festival will be held at Railroad Art District, which is located at 2846 Franklin Street in Atlanta.

Fernbank Museum is holding a variety of special archaeology programming throughout May in celebration of Georgia Archaeology Month. On Saturday, May 7, the museum will hold “a family dig for archaeology-themed activities that focus on Native American crafts and technologies”. The dig is included in museum admission and is free to museum members. The dig will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Fernbank is located at 767 Clifton Road in Atlanta.

Georgia International Horse Park is hosting “Derby Day” activities to commemorate the Kentucky Derby. Derby Day will be held on the Steeplechase Field and will feature music, food, a live auction, games and a live viewing of the Kentucky Derby. The party will benefit the Shepherd Center. The park is located at 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway in Conyers.

Also, residents of the Conyers and Covington area can enjoy “B at the Movies” free outdoor movies event. The event, held at the Georgia International Horse Park will be hosted by B98.5 FM. The gates to the park will open around 7:00 p.m. and the movie will begin around 9:00 p.m. On Saturday, May 7, the movie “Shrek: Forever After” will be shown. The park is located at 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway in Conyers.

Be sure to send your weekend photos to photos@11alive.com and you may see yourself in our “Best Weekend Photos” posting on Monday.

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