Here Comes Peter Cottontail, making his bouncy way to several appearances at local Easter egg hunts this weekend: The largest Egg Hunt in Cobb County is being held at , on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is every child’s dream day, complete with inflatables, live entertainment, and prizes for Best Decorated Basket, Mad Hatter, and Sunday Best Fashion Show. For fairness and manageability, egg hunts will be segregated by age groups.
Charming and cozier, The Easter Eggstravaganza on the beautiful grounds at Delmar Gardens takes place on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring your adorable poppets to hunt eggs, win prizes, play games, and brighten up the residents’ day. The Easter bunny will appear, and hot dogs and lemonade will be served. And not far away at at 3515 McCauley Road, Compassion Church will hold an Easter Egg Hunt from noon until 2 p.m. There will be face painting, arts and crafts, games food and a whole lot more, but do bring a basket. Call 404-663-6184 to RSVP or for more info.
will roll out the royal treatment on Saturday for Lisa Lampanelli, the self-proclaimed “Queen of Mean.” Lampanelli has appeared on numerous celebrity roasts, as well as “Chelsea Lately,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Known for voicing what most people only dare to ponder, this queen has been deemed by The New York Times, “An Equal Opportunity Offender.” She has fearlessly and ruthlessly performed as the lone female among the likes of Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy. Now that takes guts! Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster for $37.75 plus fees and the show begins at 8 p.m. in the John A. Williams Theatre.
“You Got to Know When to Hold ‘Em, Know When to Fold ‘Em.” If you’re pretty certain of your ability to do so, then test your skill on Saturday nights at . Spirited rounds of Texas Hold ‘Em are played at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Non-card playing spectators can indulge in $5.50 Absolute specialty martinis or the enormous beer selection. Even more irresistible: come for dinner before the poker ramps up and choose from a delicious variety of grilled items, barbecue, wings, fresh salads and other classic bar food. Bonus: kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal.
If you want to get down and gritty with some good ole blues, you can find the groove- the genuine thang – just a short jaunt away on the westside at The Northside Tavern. Owned by the same family for 35 years, long before the hipster renaissance transformed the area, The Northside Tavern has evolved into a classic, funky neighborhood blue-collar dive. Fanatical regulars rave about its atmosphere and authentic blues shows seven nights a week. Fridays and Saturdays usually have a $10 cover, but every Sunday night, the incredible house band Uncle Sugar mesmerizes the crowd with their signature blend of blues, R&B, Country Blues and Delta Slide for free!
The Masters may be over, but springtime golfing season is in full swing and a pair of tournaments to benefit some great schools. Saturday marks the Fifth Annual Golf Event at Bobby Jones Golf Club in Atlanta. This benefits the school’s PTA with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Call 404-626-0432 for more information. Then on Monday, it’s the Educational Foundation’s 13th Annual Golf Tournament at . Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon said, “The Campbell High School Golf Tournament is a fine event, a shining example of the hard work and dedication of Campbell High School’s staff, student body and parents.’’ For more info, call 678-842-6850, Ext. 225.