Celebrate Mardi Gras: 16 things to do this weekend in metro Atlanta (Excerpt)

By Mary Caldwell, for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Looking for something for the entire family to enjoy this weekend? You’ll be able to celebrate Mardi Gras, welcome baseball’s return or conquer three granite mountains in one day. And that’s just a sampling of what’s going on in throughout the metro Atlanta area…

Monadnock Madness Triple Hike Challenge. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2. $15 plus fees for adults, $7 plus fees for children 10 and under. Stone Mountain Park Walking Trails Parking Lot, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain. 404-998-8384, ext. 6. https://monadnockmadness.com/triple-hike-challenge/.

See unforgettable views and ecosystems as you climb Stone, Arabia and Panola mountains in one day. You’ll get insider information from local guides, have a snack break, get a souvenir and end the day with s’mores by a fire.

Link: https://www.ajc.com/events/celebrate-mardi-gras-things-this-weekend-metro-atlanta/dDuyvKBg8IH8jKxGi27tHJ/.