Get ready for an exciting family-friendly Presidents' Day weekend filled with adventure, creativity, and memorable moments in Dunwoody! Whether you're looking to explore the outdoors, unleash your child's inner chef, or dive into magical realms, we've got the perfect lineup for you for President’s Day Weekend.


Friday: Embrace Nature

Get outside if you get the day off. Enjoy the atmosphere of Brook Run Park, this space has not only well-equipped playgrounds but also plenty of space for various outdoor activities. Families can spend a sunny day playing and enjoying quality time surrounded by nature.


For those wanting a closer bond with nature, the Dunwoody Nature Center is the place to be. With a network of trails, diverse wildlife, great playground, and stunning scenery, it offers an ideal setting for a serene day immersed in the beauty of the outdoors. Whether you're into birdwatching or simply prefer peaceful walks, Friday is dedicated to embracing the great outdoors in Dunwoody.


Family at the Nature Center

Saturday: Culinary Delights and Family Fun

Start your Saturday morning with a visit to the Dunwoody Farmers Market, a central spot for local goodies. Navigate through stalls adorned with fresh produce, organic coffee, and tempting treats, creating a delightful atmosphere for the whole family. The market goes beyond shopping, offering various kids' activities, wellness seminars, and gardening tips.


If you have budding chefs in the family, Maggiano's Little Italy presents the Little Chef Academy, an engaging hands-on cooking experience. From 9 to 11am, skilled chefs will lead young enthusiasts through the process of creating delicious flatbread from scratch. It's not just a cooking class; it's an exploration of flavors, techniques, and a delightful culinary outcome. Secure your spot for a morning filled with creative culinary endeavors.


Saturday night offers another exciting option – the Dunwoody Preservation Trust's Game Night. From 5 to 10pm, families are invited to gather, play classic board games, make new friends, and relish an evening of wholesome entertainment. The event is free, with donations appreciated but not mandatory. The primary focus is on creating a warm space for families to connect through shared games and laughter.


Maggianos Little Chef Academy Cooking Class Kids

Sunday: Theatrical Adventures and Underwater Wonders

Sunday offers two equally exciting options for your little stars. The Stage Door Theater invites young actors aged 5-10 years old to participate in "Play in a Day: Mythical Realms." From 9am to 4pm, children explore the magic of theater, practice improvisation, and craft their own captivating mini performance. The day concludes with a grand finale where the young actors shine in front of proud parents and caregivers.


Alternatively, families can dive into an enchanting experience at CAMP in Ashford Lane with Disney's The Little Mermaid immersive adventure. Behind CAMP's Magic Door lies a world of wonder where families can climb, slide, sing, dance, and play in Ariel's realm. With live music, puppetry, scavenger hunts, and a live mermaid comedy show, it's an unforgettable journey into the beloved Disney classic. The experience doesn't end with the show; families can explore CAMP's store and even engage in a bit of slime-making.


Stage Door Theatre Play in a Day


Monday: Artistic Explorations

As the weekend winds down, Monday offers two fantastic options to keep the holiday excitement alive. In case you missed this amazing opportunity on Sunday, "Play in a Day: Pirates Plunder" at Stage Door Theater welcomes young actors aged 5-10 for another action-packed theatrical adventure. From 9zam to 4:00 pm, kids can explore the magic of theater, practice improvisation, and craft their own captivating mini performance. The grand finale at the end of the day allows them to showcase their newfound theatrical skills to parents and caregivers.


For those with a passion for the arts, Spruill Arts offers a School Holiday Camp on Monday. Campers explore art through various mixed media such as drawing, painting, or collage, creating unique artistic keepsakes. The camp runs from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm and welcomes children aged 5-10. No prior art class experience is necessary, making it an inclusive and engaging experience for all. Additional care options are available, including before care from 8am to 9:30am at a cost of $15, and after care from 3pm to 6pm at a cost of $30.


Spruill Center for the Arts Kids Painting

Presidents' Day weekend in Dunwoody promises not only a break from the routine but a delightful journey through nature, culinary adventures, theatrical creativity, and artistic exploration. These carefully selected activities cater to diverse interests, ensuring that every family member finds something to cherish. Embrace the holiday spirit, revel in the shared moments, and make this weekend a celebration of family, fun, and joy.


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