Girls Just Want to Have Fun! Ideas for Celebrating With Friends
Moms are more than just moms! Take some time off to celebrate yourself and your friendships with these ideas.
Brush up on your culinary skills with Cozymeal, where you can take a class with a professional chef in your home or at the chef’s place. Choose from multi-course menus featuring local, international, vegetarian or vegan options. At the end, sit together to enjoy the meal you’ve prepared by hand. See website for locations and pricing. 800-369-0157.
The Cooking School at Irwin Street
Portrait on a Plate
Delve into your creative capabilities with Decatur Glassblowing. Work one-on-one with an instructor to create your own work of glass art. Options include a flower, ornament, paperweight, heart, egg, pumpkin, cup or bowl, although for beginners, they recommend a flower or ornament. 250 Freeman St., Decatur. 404-849-0301. Pricing varies by amount of people and time: $144-$400+.
Hotlanta Glassblowing Studio
All Fired Up
Painting with a Twist
Challenge your friends at Axe Master Throwing. With instructions on how to handle and throw the axe, you’ll quickly learn to aim for the bullseye. The closer the axe edge is to the center, the higher your score, but since it’s a Girl’s Night Out, you’re already the winner. 225 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Sugar Hill; 404-692-3667. 2345 Thompson Mill Rd., Buford; 770-453-2900. $34.99-$39.99.
Bury the Hatchet
Bad Axe Throwing
Solve a Mystery
The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery dinner theatre show where you will try to solve a hilarious mystery while eating dinner. The culprit is hiding in plain sight, and you never know, you may become a suspect yourself! 6345 Powers Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta. 866-496-0535. $63.99+.
Escape the Netherworld
Mastermind Escape Rooms
Ultimate Escape Game
Head to Château Élan Winery & Resort for a fun weekend trip. Book a Chateau Wine Tasting, where you’ll learn more about the history of wine and get a sip. Eat at the on-site bars and restaurants with Southern, French, American and Irish food. Relax at the spa with massages, skin care, nail care and more. Girls Just Want to Have Wine package includes spa service, lunch entrees and more. 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr., Braselton. 678-425-0900. See website for availability and pricing.
3 Parks Wine Shop
Game Night Out
Interested in a little fun competition? Check out The Painted Duck for duckpin bowling and a gaming parlour with horseshoe pits, knuckleball, toad in the hole, shuffleboard, air hockey and more. With duckpin bowling, the balls and pins are smaller than traditional 10-pin bowling and players get three rolls. Try the bar fare, classic cocktails, wines and local and craft beer. 976 Brady Ave., Atlanta. 404-352-0048. $30-$40; bowling shoes/socks, extra.
Punch Bowl Social
Revery: VR Bar
Dave & Buster’s
Jeju Sauna is a traditional Korean bath house spa catering to wellness and beauty needs with massage, body shampoo, mani/pedi and more. Using an electronic watch, you’ll have access to locker rooms, saunas, steam rooms, hydrotherapy spa pools, baths, lounge areas and a fitness center. After your treatments, enjoy an authentic Korean meal. 3555 Gwinnett Pl. Dr. NW, Duluth. 678-336-7414. $35; services, $35-$150.
ELLEMES Medical Spa
LifeHope Healing Med Spa
Carter Barnes On Paces
Sweet & Lashful Day Spa
Heavenly Foot Massage