Here are several events and activities happening in Stone Mountain and Lithonia this weekend:
When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg library, 952 Leon St., Stone Mountain
Who’s this for: Ages 18 and up.
Why go: Enjoy a movie for grown-ups, starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell (rated PG-13).
How much: Free.
When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Road, Stone Mountain
Who’s this for: Everyone
Why go: Come here the retired NFL great discuss and answer questions about college and professional football days. Autographs will be signed upon request.
Stone Mountain Village Art Stroll and Merchants Open House
When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: ART Station, SMart Inc. art galleries in Stone Mountain Village and local businesses.
Who’s this for: Art lovers and small business supporters
Why go: Check out local artists' creativity (and maybe buy some of their work!), visit other Village businesses, mingle, nibble on light refreshments, and chat.
How much: Free. Pick up special “passports” from ART Station for some nice privileges through the evening.
Winter Cocoa Walk
When: Sunday, Jan. 13, 8-11 a.m.
Where: Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Road, Lithonia
Who’s this for: Anyone interested in bundling up and taking a walk, warm drink in hand (bring your own travel mug).
How much: Free.
Sweet Potato Cafe First Anniversary Celebration
When: Friday-Sunday, Jan 11-13
Where: Sweet Potato Cafe, 5377 Manor Drive
Who’s this for: Everyone, especially fans of the restaurant.
Why go: Enjoy the festivities for the business’s milestone, including live music on Friday; an author book signing and karaoke on Saturday; and Sunday brunch. See the attached PDF for the complete list of weekend events.
How much: Check the restaurant’s menu prices. The Sunday brunch is $16.95.
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