5 things to do: Moose Blood, Lydia McCafferty
What's going on around ATL today
Perimeter Mall - 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road Dunwoody, GA 30346 $35. 7 a.m.
Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital is hosting the second annual Run for Mercy 5K Run/Walk, a family-friendly Peachtree Road Race qualifier event at 8 a.m., March 24. The race benefits Emory Saint Joseph’s and Mercy Care Atlanta, and attracts runners and walkers of all levels. Event registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by the race at 8 a.m. at Dillard’s, Perimeter Mall. More information
Blackburn Park - 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road Brookhaven, GA 30319 - Free. 10 a.m.
Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is a weekend-long music and arts extravaganza. This family-friendly event boasts a music lineup of nationally recognized artists, including country music stars Craig Morgan and Keith Anderson as well as Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones and Transviolet.
This year, the festival will also premiere a new food court sitting area providing guests with a 360-degree view of the stage, Kidz Zone and dog show area. The Classic Car Show returns, showcasing a variety of vehicles from decades past. Whether they’re a music fan, foodie, pet-lover or car aficionado, attendees from near and far will find something of interest at the Cherry Blossom Festival. Admission is free.
Venkman's - 740 Ralph McGill Blvd. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30312 Free. 10:30 a.m.
Join us at the V select mornings in March for free screenings of Disney’s MOANA. Moana is a daughter of the chief of her tribe. Coming from a long line of navigators she sets off for a fabled island with her hero, the demi God Maui. Along the voyage they battle the treacherous ocean and all which it hides, all the while learning what the power love between friends can accomplish.
Admission is free with RSVP. A royal brunch feast and bottomless mimosas (for the adult kids) available for purchase.
TICKETING & RESERVATION INFO:
This is a fee event. Tickets are not available for free shows. For seating at a free show, please make reservations for the appropriate time at www.venkmans.com (see “Reservations”), or by calling 470-225-6162.
The Masquerade - 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $18.99. 7 p.m.
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Punch Bowl Social Atlanta - 875 Battery Ave. S.E.Ste. 720 Atlanta, GA 30339 $20. 7 p.m.
Join us for the much-anticipated grand opening of Punch Bowl Social at The Battery. Guests will be the first to see the space enjoy two full hours of exclusive diner-inspired food, craft beverages, games and activities, and live music by New Junk City. A $20 donation to The Giving Kitchen secures admission to the ticket-only event. More information