Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Summer Stroll on The Midtown Mile is This Weekend

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
The Summer Stroll On The Mile is This Weekend and is one of my favorite events in Midtown! This event is so kid friendly and great for families to spend the day together exploring the Midtown Mile! There is something for everyone on this "Summer Stroll"

Fun for Kids
Walk from Woodruff Arts Center to the Fox Theatre and discover fun activities along the way!
At Colony Square:
  • Bring the family to the Kids' Village with a bounce house, face painting, a magician and a juggler (Saturday & Sunday, 12 - 4 pm)
At the Arts District Plaza (15th + Peachtree):
  • Serenbe Playhouse performances and "Ugly Duckling" face painting (Sunday, 12 - 2 pm)
  • Ice cream samples & demos by Spice Market (Sunday, 12 - 4 pm)
At 12th & Midtown:
  • Everyone loves King of Pops! Pick up a hand crafted popsicle in front of CB2
  • Face painting!
At 999 Peachtree:
  • Balloon sculpture on the plaza (Saturday,  12 - 5 pm, and Sunday, 12 - 3 pm)
  • The Imperial Opa Circus with aerial acts, silk rope performers, trapeze artists and a stilt walker (Saturday and Sunday)
 At the Fox Theatre:
  • Wicked tickets go on sale! Join Broadway Across America for an "on sale event” (Saturday, 10 am -12 pm). Tickets are only available at the box office from 10 am-12 pm, and then on Ticketmaster at 12 pm.
  • Bring the family to the Rango movie showing (Saturday, 2 pm)
Center for Puppetry Arts:
  • Mixed-up fairytale fun with Jack & the Beanstalk (Saturday, 11 am, 1 pm, & 3 pm, and Sunday, 1 pm & 3 pm 

Food Trucks
Atlanta Street Food Coalition trucks will be out and about in Midtown all weekend. Find them at these locations:
12th + Peachtree
10th + Peachtree
7th + Peachtree

Pop Up Shops and Promotions
At 999 Peachtree:
  • Shop at the "Mini" Midtown Market in the plaza on Saturday, 9 am - Noon
  • Spend at the Pop Up Shops open one weekend only featuring: Billie International, Junebug clothing for kids, Couturecycle, Natalie Grace Home, servedio designs (hand sewn jewelry), The Paperie at Sam Flax, Revolution 11, Rebecca Ponders Jewelry and more (Saturday, 11 am - 7 pm and Sunday, 12 - 4 pm).
  • Get to know 999's temporary boutique, En Paris, and its great selection of gifts and unique treasures
At Colony Square:
  • Browse the Arts & Crafts Shopping Bazaar featuring local artists and vendors (Saturday and Sunday, 12 - 4 pm)
 At 12th + Midtown:
  • Get into shape with complimentary class passes from Exhale Spa at Loews Hotel
  • Shop for Dad at the Bar Denim Blues Trunk Show (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Enjoy complimentary signature cocktails
  • Storewide sales!
At My! My! My!:
  • Take advantage of the sidewalk sales
At 860 Peachtree (Spire building):
  • Enjoy sweet treats and snacks at Jake's Ice Cream & Irwin Street Market Pop Up Shop (Saturday, 11 am - 7 pm, and Sunday, 12 - 4 pm)
At Eyedeology:
  • Stroll stylishly with new shades from Eyedeology -- new shipment of Alexander McQueen & RayBans
At NV-U Boutique:
  • Meet the local designer from Destini Collection and shop the trunk show (Saturday)
  • Come in for more shopping, cocktails and a DJ (Sunday) 

Restaurant Promotions
  • Take a break with free chips & salsa when you check in on Facebook (Mention to server in order to redeem offer)
12th & Midtown:
  • Score RA Sushi coupons & free sushi rolls in front of 1010 Midtown
  • Have lunch with Pop Up Chef Jonathan St Hilaire at 999 Peachtree! He'll be serving 9” all beef hot dogs made by Atlanta’s own The Spotted Trotter, served in a steamed BAKESHOP brioche bun accompanied by various gourmet toppings. Kids will love the mini versions! (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Cool down with High Road Craft Ice Cream specials inside BAKESHOP
  • Purchase freshly baked BAKESHOP breads at Midtown Market at 999 Peachtree on Saturday morning
Escorpion (Ricardo Ulio's NEW restaurant on 5th & Peachtree):
  • Welcome Midtown's newest restaurant and savor $2.50 tacos & $7 Margaritas (Saturday, 11 am - 7 pm, and Sunday, 12 - 4 pm)
Georgian Terrace / Livingston:
  • Spoil yourself after a long day of shopping with a great meal and cocktails out on the gorgeous patio

Arts, Culture & Performances
Woodruff Arts Center:
  • Visit the High Museum's Modern by Design Exhibition
  • High Museum's Father’s Day Trunk Show - Stewart/Stand Accessories (Saturday, free with museum admission)
  • Madame Butterfly performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Saturday, 8 pm, and Sunday, 3 pm)
W Atlanta Midtown Hotel
  • Join the Skirt! Magazine Creative Conference! Click here for information and to register.
999 Peachtree:
  • Live music (Saturday, 12 - 4 pm and Sunday 12 - 4 pm)
All Saints Episcopal Church:
  • Take the docent led tour of the historic sanctuary with emphasis on the many Tiffany stained glass windows (Sunday, 2 pm)
  • The Cathedral Choir of the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama, will present a Pentecost concert (Sunday, 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 student/senior, and will be available at the door.)
Fox Theatre:
  • To Kill a Mockingbird movie showing (Saturday, 7:30 pm, wine tasting beginning at 5:30 pm)

Visit www.MidtownATL.com for more information. 


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