Can't Miss March Events

BY Ashton Pike | March 1, 2019 | Lifestyle

Spring is in the air and exciting happenings are scheduled all over the city.

Finale.jpgCatch Jersey Boys at the Fox Theatre March 22 through 24.

March 2-5
Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Inspired by late poet Jonathan Williams’ tome titled Walks to the Paradise Garden, which shines a spotlight on 100-plus of the South’s back-road artists, this fresh exhibition shows off sculptures, paintings and drawings from self-taught artists like Eddie Owens Martin, Georgia Blizzard, Sister Gertrude Morgan and many more. Times vary, Circle memberships from $1,200, High Museum of Art, Midtown, high.org

March 19
Fashion a Cure Fashion Show

Winship Cancer Institute’s annual fashion show returns, with co-chairs Peggy Lientz and her daughters—Shannon Kollme, Mary Kathryn Green and Margaret Anne Masters—leading the afternoon. The heartwarming runway show features cancer survivors, caregivers, physicians and staff donning local threads, making it a must-attend affair. 11am, tickets $250, The St. Regis Atlanta, Buckhead,

March 22-24
Jersey Boys

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys comes to Atlanta for a three-night performance to share the true story of how a group of blue-collared gents grew into a successful pop band. For Marquee Club members: Don’t forget to stop by the swanky scene for a pre-show sip at the bar. Times vary, pit seats from $129, Fox Theatre, Midtown

March 23
The Pink Affair

A fete benefiting TurningPoint—a nonprofit with a mission to improve the quality of life for women living with breast cancer—this year’s The Pink Affair will see another extravagant evening filled with an energetic live auction, decadent dinner and, of course, plenty of dancing lasting late into the night. 6pm, tickets $150, Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead

March 23
Wings for Mercy Ball

Chaired this year by Scott and Mary Ellen Garrett, the 30th annual Wings for Mercy Ball will bring out Atlanta’s most philanthropic set for a night of cocktails, live auctions and dancing—all to benefit Mercy Care, which helps deliver health care to those who are uninsured. 6pm, tickets $500, The St. Regis Atlanta, Buckhead

Photography Courtesy Of: Joan Marcus