Get Out: A Look at What to Do This Weekend

Music on Main, wildflower hike and more.

There's a quite a bit of fun going on in and close to Stone Mountain this weekend. It'll be hard to pick just one!

If you decide to go to any of these spots and you take pictures, upload them to our Pics N' Clips Gallery and share them with other Patch readers!

1. What: Music on Main at the Gazebo

When: Saturday, April 14, 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Where: The gazebo in Stone Mountain Village, Main Street.

Why go: This event kicks off the summer concert series of Music on Main. Bands scheduled to perform include Driver, Black Shampoo and Candi Ray. Bring your lawn chairs.

2. What: "Tip, Tap, Two"

When: Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 15; 8 p.m. show time April 12-14; 3 p.m., April 15.

Where: ART Station

Why go: Come see the tap-dancing talent of duo Taps and Tre. According to ART Station, their styles "rely on improvisation that contains complex rhythms and musical expressions along with tales of tap's African American path."

Cost: $21/$25

What: Spring Wildflower Hike

When: Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Panola Mountain State Park

Why go: According to Georgia State Parks' website "spring is a great time to see the incredible diversity of wildflowers on Panola Mountain." See the red-leaved Diamorpha, Sandwort, and Granite Stonecrop on display. 'Nuff said!

Cost: $7 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801. Register in advance. Meet at the Park's Interpretive Center.

3. What: Basic Fly Fishing Clinic

When: Saturday, April 14 (until Dec. 8), 9-11 a.m.

Where: Panola Mountain State Park

Cost: $15 or $12 with own gear. $5 parking. 770-389-7801. Georgia fishing license required. Register in advance.

Why go: Learn something new or refresh your skills. Lessons in skills including casting, safety and more. Wear long pants/shorts and hiking shoes, bring snacks, water and sunscreen, instructors suggest.

4. What:

When: Saturday, April 14, open 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.


Why Go: This is the park's newest, wettest attraction yet.

Cost: The cost is included in the park's One-Day Adventure Pass ($28 plus tax, adults 12 and up; $22 plus tax, children ages 3-11) and the Mountain Membership (new members, $56 plus tax ages 12 and up; $44 plus tax for children ages 3-11). Read about other price options under the park's Mountain Membership.


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