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Family events
For the week of April 1-7
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This Week

Journey to Jerusalem, Clarkesville. Petting zoo with pony and donkey rides, activities for children including pottery, jewelry making, woodcraft and grinding grain. Interact with Bible characters, see the empty tomb, tread on grapes, feel the earthquake at the foot of the cross. 7-9 p.m. Friday, Harvest Christian Church, 231 Harvest Church Road, Clarkesville. 706-754-4704.  

Redwine UMC 2nd Annual Spring Fling, Flowery Branch. Crafts, games, face painting, Easter egg hunt, live music, craft market. 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Redwine United Methodist Church, 3285 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. 770-536-5164.

"Curious George Live!", Atlanta. 7 p.m. today, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $17-$30. Opening night seats are $14. 404-881-2100. Ticketmaster.

Easter egg hunts, Athens. Ages 18 months to 10 years, 4 p.m. Friday, The Parkview Neighborhood Center, 69 Florida Ave., Athens. Free; ages 18 months to 10 years, 11 am. Saturday, Rocksprings Park Community Center, 105 Columbus Ave., Athens; Teen Easter egg hunt, 6 p.m. Friday, Rocksprings Park Community Center, 105 Columbus Ave., Athens. Youths 11-15 will search for eggs that hold prizes including movie tickets, DVDs, music and more. $2. Register at 706-613-3603.  

Easter events, Helen. Easter Bunny, crafts and Easter egg hunt. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. 800-573-9659.

Dinosaur Egg Hunts, Atlanta. Egg hunts, games and prizes. or ages 3-12. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. $15 adults, $14 students and seniors, $13 children age 3-12, free for children age 3 and younger and members. 404-929-6400.


The Georgia Renaissance Festival, Fairburn. Medieval events and vendors including jousting, artist market, live music and pubs. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day, April 17-June 6, Georgia Renaissance Festival, 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road, Fairburn. $19.95 adults, $17.95 seniors age 60 and older, $8.95 children age 6-12 and free for kids age 5 and younger. 770-964-8575.

Flowery Branch Spring Festival, Flowery Branch. Arts and crafts, food and games. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 17, downtown Flowery Branch behind the depot. 678-316-0465.  


"Tools for Living," Sautee. Exhibit of tools used to sustain early valley inhabitants. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Sautee Nacoochee Community Association History Museum, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300. 

Story times, Hall County. Children can listen to stories, sometimes read by special guests. Various days and times at libraries in the Hall County Library System. Free.

"Waters of Time: The Chicopee Woods Story," Gainesville. Learn about previous eras and inhabitants of Chicopee Woods. 10 a.m. to p.m. Monday-Saturdays. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $3 adults, $2 children ages 2-12, age 1 and younger and members free. 770-535-1976.