30490 Highway 441
Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 336-0000
Fax: (706) 336-0026
30490 Highway 441, Commerce, GA, US, 30529
- Phone: (706) 336-0000
- Fax: (706) 336-0026
Whether you like your skating on ice or on land, this center is the place for fun. Sporting two ice rinks and an in-line skating arena, the facility is open to the public year-round for skate lessons, parties, and hockey teams of all ages and skill levels. Rental equipment is available, while a snack bar, pro shop, lockers, and game arcade are also located within the center. Call ahead for schedules, as special events can affect open skating times. Schedules for ice skating and in-line skating also vary from day to day.
This multidisciplinary art center was chartered to explore, teach and share the arts with people throughout the Atlanta area. The facility includes classrooms, a dance studio, two private music rehearsal rooms and a pottery studio. Of special interest to out-of-towners is the center's annual storytelling festival, A Tour of Southern Ghosts. It is one of the most popular events of the fall season and attracts fun-loving kids of all ages. A nice gift and art shop is also on site amid the center's Art Station shops. See website for full list of activities and events, as well as season ticket package information. The place is open from Monday to Saturday from 10a.
City Lights Dance Club welcomes everyone to the world of dance and rhythm. Whether it's flaunting your attitude with hip-hop or swaying gracefully to ballet, tango or salsa, the interactive sessions held for various dance forms is sure to improve even the dullest performer. Call ahead to know more about their schedule of events in this studio and get grooving to the sound of music.
Jazz master and producer extraordinaire Dan Youmans is the founder of this exciting company, the first Atlanta dance outfit devoted entirely to the study and performance of jazz works. Since 1970, the group has supported a junior, an intermediate, and a senior company, each with its own schedule of classes and recitals. Select members of the senior company comprise the professional ensemble, which performs at various venues throughout Atlanta and the Southeast. Call for upcoming performances and special events.
Ice skating may not be the South's most widespread diversion, but this comfortable facility in nearby Marietta draws pretty good crowds nonetheless. The indoor rink has been in business locally for over 20 years and offers daily open skates and free lessons every day of the week. Several youth hockey teams also practice here regularly, so call ahead to make sure the ice is open. Check website for weekly schedule and hockey info.
103 West is a private event facility providing the finest in food and service for every kind of function. Set at a pleasant distance from the noise of the Buckhead shopping and bar district, 103 West maintains a sophistication all its own. The large dining room is well lit and spread out, with banquet facilities for up to 300 or more. A top-notch wine list and full-service bar are also available.
This registered historic site, set in lush woods on a beautiful estate offers a wide variety of arts classes and programs throughout the year. Both children and adults can take advantage of classes and workshops in a variety of subjects withing performing and visual arts.
This African-American theater group specializes in bringing a culturally diverse menu of productions to the Atlanta theater scene. Performances include many musical shows and dance spectaculars, as well as drama and comedy by some of America's foremost playwrights. Their productions have included Five Guys Named Moe, a tribute to the music of Louis Jordan, and a holiday showing of Black Nativity. With tickets costing reasonably, this place may be home to the best and most affordable night of entertainment in town. Jomandi is also responsible for a number of classes, tours, and programs designed to further involve the community in theater and the arts. See website for details regarding all of that, as well as calendar of events.
Weekends are a whole bunch of fun at Dad's. The usual show features two apprentice teams verbally sparring at one another on topics requested by the lively audience. Other shows are more strictly formatted, offering sketch comedy routines by the more experienced players similar to an uncensored version of Saturday Night Live. A new twist is the midnight comedy routine, wherein current events are taken on by the comedy troupe, with predictably hilarious results. Ticket prices and show times vary. Reservations are recommended.
If you have plans for a special affair that deserves a unique place, consider The Trolley Barn. Built in 1889, the barn's architectural detail and character have been lovingly maintained through a careful renovation in 1987. Located in the historic Inman Park, The Trolley Barn is one of the oldest existing buildings in the city. The spacious wooden structure served to house the trolley cars of the Atlanta and Edgewood Street Railroad Company, which once linked this Victorian subdivision with downtown. Full catering and event planning assistance are available.
Sponsored and supported by the German government, this is one of 11 U.S. locations of the Munich-based Goethe-Institut, which was created in the early 1900s to promote German culture abroad. The center offers language classes at all levels and regularly sponsors special programs, exhibits, lectures and artistic performances. A library of more than 10,000 German volumes is free and open to the public, as are regular screenings of contemporary and historic German films.
This highly-regarded professional regional theater has been producing a large number of Atlanta's most-loved dramas, musicals and comedies. It opened in 1968 and now operated as a division of the Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center. Staple productions such as Dickens' A Christmas Carol are always sell-outs. Over the years, the theater has been fiercely devoted to community outreach and is a leader in promoting children's theater. See website for calendar of events and complete contact info.