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Before dinner on Friday night we toured — for our very first time — the Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. This spectacular holiday light show, open nightly until January 4, is a fun way to get into the holiday spirit. It features 30 acres of both indoor and outdoor displays (including inside the conservancy) created with a million […]

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Do you find yourself looking for a bigger-than-life experience to have in Atlanta whether you have a date or house guests for the weekend? Then look no further than our own downtown backyard as the Atlanta Botanical Garden showcases the Imaginary Worlds: Plants Larger than Life from May through October. It’s 19 monumental mosaiculture —the […]

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Carving a Great Pumpkin

Chefs Carve Out Pumpkins at Atlanta Botanical Garden 1

On October 25th you can see some of the area’s chefs compete in the Great Chefs of Atlanta Pumpkin-Carving Contest that would make even Charlie Brown a believer in a great pumpkin. Armed with whatever it takes to create the most artistic sculpture out of giant pumpkins, six chefs will be given 30 minutes to carve out […]

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Sip on a Honeybee

Sip on a Honeybee (rum, honey and lemon) while admiring the hydrangea collection.

Enjoy Cocktails in the Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden every Thursday night through September and in June you can sip on a cocktail called a Honeybee made with rum, honey and lemon while you enjoy the hydrangeas. Whether you’re looking for the perfect date night or a fun metro Atlanta outing with friends you’ll […]

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With a Southern Twist is all about good living in today's South. A true Southerner, the author's passions include food, home design, travel, restaurants, shopping, and entertaining. It is a fun blog about one of her most beloved regions of the country, shared through personal experiences.