Atlanta events calendar for February 2015. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend street fairs, kids activities, and free entertainment in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Enjoy the best Atlanta events, festivals, and things to do in February 2015 with this calendar of events.

Events are listed by starting date, and all dates are confirmed. Mileage is from the Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Classical music

February 1, 2015 (4 p.m.)

5 miles NE

The Bach Bowl is a performance of Bach concertos on Super Bowl Sunday in the Schwartz Center at Emory University. Free.

Wine weekend

February 1, 2015 (begins Jan. 30)

72 miles NE

Athens Wine Weekend includes a chef reception Friday evening, a grand tasting and gourmet dinner Saturday, and brunch Sunday at The Classic Center in Athens.

Jewish film festival

February 1 - 19, 2015 (begins Jan. 28)

Atlanta locations

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival shows films from around the world that explore themes of Jewish life, culture and history. Vote for your favorites and see guest appearances of filmmakers, actors, authors, and academics.

Antiques show

February 5 - 7, 2015

7 miles north

Shop from dozens of dealers of period furniture, jewelry, art, and accessories at Cathedral Antiques Show at the Cathedral of Saint Philip. The tour of Homes is Sunday, February 8.

Horror convention

February 6 - 8, 2015

0.5 miles east

Days of the Dead includes films, a monster ball, panels, celebrity signings, contests, and after parties, at Sheraton Atlanta.

Juggling festival

February 6 - 8, 2015

2 miles NE

Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival features jugglers, juggling lessons, competitions, unicyclists, hoopers, kendama, live music and family fun at Yaarab Shrine Center. Free.

Home show

February 6 - 8, 2015

27 miles NE

More than 150 companies display the latest home improvement products and services at the North Atlanta Home Show at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. Repeats in Oct.

Romantic ballet

February 6 - 14, 2015

11 miles NW

Roméo et Juliette is the classic love story of two star-crossed lovers, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Discount tickets.

Circus

February 11 - 16, 2015

1 mile NE

Admire magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats, and awe-inspiring aerialists at the spectacular Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Philips Arena.

Mardi gras bar crawl

February 13, 2015

3 miles NE

Your ticket to Beads & Booze includes beads, food and drink specials, and a drink at multiple bars within walking distance in Virginia Highlands.

Martini & movie night

February 13, 2015

4 miles NE

Your ticket to Martinis & IMAX includes a film, live jazz, and a cash bar at the Fernbank Museum.
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Valentine’s concert

February 13 - 14, 2015

2 miles north

Enjoy romantic songs to celebrate Valentine’s Day at From the Heart in the Atlanta Symphony Hall.

Valentine’s Day dinner

February 14, 2015

Atlanta area

OpenTable lists restaurants in greater Atlanta that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.

Support women

February 14, 2015

0.8 miles south

One Billion Rising includes a speech, a march, and a flash-mob dance to protest violence against women, starting at City Hall Atrium. Free.

Valentine’s Day wine tasting

February 14, 2015

2 miles north

Uncorked Atlanta includes wine tasting, live music, and light snacks at Atlanta Event Center at Opera.

Valentine’s Day garden party

February 14, 2015

2.5 miles NE

Let romance bloom with an elegant evening of cocktails, dancing, dessert, and live entertainment at Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Big Band Night

February 14, 2015 (8 p.m.)

5 miles NE

Big Band Night is free in the Schwartz Center at Emory University and does not require a ticket.

Run in your underwear

February 14, 2015

7 miles north

Cupid’s Undie Run includes a half-naked run through the streets and a party at Big Sky for charity.

Free park day

February 14 - 16, 2015

19 miles north

Entry is free at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area during Free Entrance Days in the National Parks.

New music festival

February 17 - 18, 2015

24 miles NW

Kennesaw State Festival of New Music performances include a wind ensemble, symphony orchestra, guitar, piano, and jazz in Kennesaw.

TechArts Festival

February 18 - March 7, 2015

1 mile NW

TechArts Festival features music, dance, theater, digital, literary, and visual arts – especially works showcasing the convergence of art and technology, at Georgia Tech.

Rodeo

February 19 - 21, 2015

108 miles south

Watch cowboys and cowgirls compete in riding, roping, racing, steer wrestling, and bull fighting at Georgia National Rodeo in Perry.

Children’s choir

February 20 - 21, 2015

8 miles north

Georgia Boy Choir Festival welcomes newcomers and includes a grand finale concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church on Peachtree Road. Free.

Polar Plunge

February 21, 2015

43 miles NE

Watch pledges run into the frigid lake for charity at the Polar Plunge at Lake Lanier Islands Resort.

Camellia show

February 21 - 22, 2015

2.5 miles NE

See colorful award-winning flowers at the North Georgia Camellia Show at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Taste Athens

February 22, 2015

72 miles NE

Sample food from 50 restaurants, taste beer & wine, and listen to live music at A Taste of Athens at The Classic Center.

Student theater contest

February 23, 2015 (7 p.m.)

13 miles west

Watch high-school students perform monologues from the plays of August Wilson’s Century Cycle at the Atlanta finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition at Southwest Arts Center. Free.

Science-fiction convention

February 27 - March 1, 2015

14 miles north

AnachroCon is about Steampunk, science, history, music, classic sci-fi literature and amazing costumes at Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center.

Black history parade

February 28, 2015 (2 p.m.)

1 mile NW

Black History Month Parade [sound] begins in Sweet Auburn and features marching bands, entertainers, and dignitaries.

Beer, bourbon, barbecue

February 28, 2015

3 miles north

Sip beer, taste bourbon, hear music, and eat barbecue at the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival at Atlantic Station.

Scavenger hunt

February 28, 2015

6.5 miles east

Great City Race has teams of two run around solving clues to win prizes followed by a party in Decatur.

For the love of LEGO party

February 2015 (undated)

8 miles NE

Enjoy an evening of games, music, beverages, and food at Adult Night at Legoland Discovery Center.
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February 2015 calendar of events in Atlanta, GA. Best events, fairs, festivals, and things to do in Atlanta, Georgia.     steve.cook@events12.com