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The Wren's Nest House Museum

3e141 Urbex Westend Wrensnesthouse
Call: (404) 753-7735 or visit www.wrensnest.org
The home of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus tales, has recently undergone a revival shepherded by a descendant of the post-Civil War Atlanta writer. Sessions by master storytellers are the central attraction at the beautiful Victorian house.

Book Talk Online with Gloria Redding

Sunday July 19, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
Join The Wren's Nest for an online book talk with author, Gloria "Glo" Redding. Gloria will discuss her new memoir and self-help book, Generating Learning Opportunities. See her bio and the full book description below. The talk with take place over Zoom. It is a FREE event, but we ask that you ple...
Cost: Free

Brer Rabbit Blues & BBQ

Sunday March 29, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Join The Wren's Nest at our annual spring fundraiser: Brer Rabbit Blues & BBQ! On March 29th from 1 PM - 5 PM, enjoy an afternoon of music, food, and entertainment in our beautiful back yard!

The afternoon will include:

- Barbecue and vegetarian meal options (plus dessert!)

- Boiled Peanut Buffe...
Cost: $25-$35

Paranormal Investigation: 19th Century Atlanta

Friday September 6, 2019 07:00 pm EDT

Tickets include dinner and one drink ticket.

Class size limited to 20 guests.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Those who choose to investigate are required to sign a liability release form.

Cost: $50

Historic West End Tour of Homes 2019

Saturday June 22, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
Categories: Tour Of Homes

A Modern Look. A Historic Legacy.

Join us for Historic West End Tour of Homes 2019 presented by Atlanta based real estate firm Carter & creative retail complex Met Atlanta. An evening stroll of open homes, a gallery, and a museum in the most up and coming neighborhood in...
Cost: $25

Wine Tasting at The Wren's Nest

Saturday May 18, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: wine tasting The 4th annual Storied Affiar cocktail reception raises funds for the preservation of the historic home of the Atlanta Constitution journalist and Uncle Remus author Joel Chandler Harris. This year’s event will feature a wine tasting inspired by Brer Rabbit’s international j...
Cost: $65

Whiskey Tasting at The Wren's Nest

Saturday March 16, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend with The Wren's Nest's former owner, Joel Chandler Harris. He enjoyed his whiskey... maybe a little too much, but so did everyone else. Around the time Harris was born (c.1840s) the average consumption of alcohol by drinking-age-individuals was an outstanding 7.1 ...
Cost: $45

Paranormal Investigation: The Wren's Nest

Saturday February 2, 2019 05:00 pm EST
The Wren's Nest is a stately Queen-Anne Victorian home built in the 19th century. It's typically quiet during the day, except for the occasional tourist... After dark, an other-worldly group of visitors wander through the halls. Two infant boys have been seen playing on the stairs, perhaps they are ...
Cost: $50

WEND's 10th Annual Candlelight Concert Featuring Chante Moore

Saturday September 22, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join West End Neighborhood Development (W.EN.D.) for "An Evening Under the Stars", our 10th Annual Candlelight Concert, presented by Citizens Trust Bank. This special evening will be headlined by R&B sensation Chante Moore. Bring your own picnic dinner, wine and beer to enjoy as part of th...
Cost: $35.00-$40.00

WEND's 9th Annual Candlelight Concert Featuring Keke WYatt

Saturday September 23, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
West End Neighborhood Development (W.EN.D.) "An Evening Under the Stars" for our 9th Annual Candlight Concert, presented by Citizens Trust Bank. This special evening will be headlined by the extremely talented KeKe Wyatt. Bring your own picnic dinner, wine and beer to enjoy for this elegant experi...
Cost: $35.00

Great Gatsby Lawn Party

Saturday September 9, 2017 11:00 am EDT
In these dark times, a little bit of escapism on a Saturday afternoon might be just what the doctor ordered. So turn off your phone, gear up with your best flapper dress and boater hat and head over to West End’s historic Wren’s Nest for a return to Roaring ’20s style decadence. Dance to big band hi...
Cost: $45

Jazz Matters @ The Wren's Nest - Experiencing Jazz, Gumbo Style

Friday July 21, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Not sure if you like Jazz?

This series is for you. Are you a Jazz lover? This series, is definitely for you.

Jazz Matters @ The Wren's Experiencing Jazz Concert Series highlights the diversity and cultural roots of Jazz. Join us, July 21st, as we Experience Jazz, Gumbo Style (highlighting ...
Cost: $250 Tables (seats 10) / $20 Lawn

Health and Wellness Reggae Musik Festival 2017

Saturday July 15, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
Come on out to enjoy a festival that helps you to promote a healthier lifestyle! Join us for a jammin' to your health, Health and Wellness Reggae Musik festival. This open air music festival is suitable for all ages! This will be a fresh, motivating, and exciting festival that will showcase arts & c...
Cost: $10-15

Historic West End Tour of Homes

Saturday June 24, 2017 05:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's growth and development is unwavering, and it shows in the flourishing West End neighborhood. Residents of West End present a tour of homes to honor the historic neighborhood - and show off its pre-Beltline real estate. Voted the hottest neighborhood of 2016 by Redfin, the district boasts c...
Cost: $25-$30

Historic West End Tour of Homes 2017

Saturday June 24, 2017 05:00 pm EDT
A Modern Look. A Historic Legacy. Join us for the Historic West End Tour of Homes 2017. An evening stroll of open homes, a gallery, and a museum in the most up and coming neighborhood in town Atlanta. Let us show you why West End is the "Best End". This is a self-guided walking/driving tour with ref...
Cost: $25.00

Jazz Matters @ The Wren's Nest

Friday June 16, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Jazz Matters, inc. is a new non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and spreading the genre. It is excited to host a monthly performance series at the Wren's Nest where guests are invited to grab a picnic blanket and listen to the best-of-the-best jam. This month's theme is Blues and BBQ.
Cost: $15-$800

Jazz Matters

Thursday October 20, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Relax, Relate, Release … come out for a cultural roots of jazz experience. This Jazz concert series features different styles of jazz and genres influenced by it.
Cost: $15-$25

Health and Wellness Reggae Musik Festival 2016

Friday July 15, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Want to enjoy a festival that helps promote a healthier lifestyle? Then come out for a jammin’ to this healthy reggae musik festival. This open air music festival is suitable for all ages! Children under 12 are free.
Cost: $10

Everlasting Love Concert feat. Candice Glover

Friday June 24, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
West End Neighborhood Development (W.EN.D.) presents Everlasting Love - An Evening Under the Stars
Cost: $35

Victorian Holiday Open House

Saturday December 5, 2015 07:00 pm EST
The Wren's Nest is hosting our annual Victorian Holiday Open House. FREE and open to the public.House museum tours, storytelling, harpist, caroling, Hip Hop Christmas skit, cake & pastries and hot beverages.
Cost: FREE

Health and Wellness Reggae Musik Festival 2015

Saturday August 22, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Come on out to enjoy a festival that helps you to promote a healthier lifestyle.This open air music festival is suitable for all ages. It will showcase arts & crafts activities, healthcare presenters, poets, dancers, LIVE reggae music and much more.
Cost: Free-$10

A Night of Fantasy Candlelight Concert and Picnic Featuring Phillippia Williams & Chantae Cann

Friday June 26, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Historic West End present a night of food, live music and candlelight, featuring Williams and Cann.
Cost: $18-$30

Party With the Past

Wednesday June 17, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta History Center heads to the West End this June to check out the historic home of Joel Chandler Harris and his folktale characters Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit B.D.E. (before Disney era). Free history at 7:30 p.m., cold beer at the cash bar, and snacks at the food truck. Storytelling and house...
Cost: Free

Kebbi Williams' 5th Annual Music in the Park

Saturday April 18, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, Kebbi Williams will present his 5th annual “Music in the Park” event, held in the Historic West End with Atlanta Streets Alive. Featured performances at this year's celebration include: Guest conductor Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and the 50-piece orchestra, Kebbi Wil...
Cost: Free

Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival

Friday August 22, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Want to enjoy a festival that helps you to promote a healthier lifestyle? Then join us for a jammin’ to your health and wellness reggae musik festival. This open air music festival is suitable for all ages! The Health and Wellness Reggae Musik Festival will be held August 23rd, 2014, at The Wrenâ€...
Cost: $10:00 for adults (children 12 and under are free)

Music In the Park

Saturday April 19, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Amid this year’s 4/20 frenzy, a diverse array of Atlanta’s finest left-field talent takes over the Historic West End on Sun., April 20, for the fourth annual Music in the Park. Local Grammy-winning saxophonist Kebbi Williams curates the festival, bringing in such Atlanta luminaries as Faun and a...
Cost: Free

Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival

Saturday October 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Want to enjoy a festival that helps you to create a healthier lifestyle? Then join us for a Jammin’ to Your Health event. This open air music festival is suitable for all ages! This is the first year that 3-2-1productions will bring the Health and Wellness Music Festival to Atlanta, GA. This will ...
Cost: $10:00 for adults (children 12 and under are free)

Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival

Friday August 16, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Want to enjoy a festival that helps you to create a healthier lifestyle? Then join Wren's Nest for a Jammin' to Your Health event. This open-air music festival is suitable for all ages. This is the first year that 3-2-1productions will bring the Health and Wellness Music Festival to Atlanta, and wil...
Cost: Free-$10

Town Meets Country Vintage Pop-Up Market

Saturday July 27, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Town Meets Country is an open air vintage pop-up market with something for everyone in the family. Affordable collectibles, upcycled goods, hand-made items, antiques and food trucks take center stage as some of the most interesting people in the city co-mingle to exchange advice, ideas, and one-of-a...
Cost: $2 adults; Children under 12 free

Word of Mouth

Wednesday June 26, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Word of Mouth is a monthly reading and spoken word series. Email Jessie at jessie at wrensnest.org if you'd like to participate.
Cost:

Jazz at the Nest: Derrick Hodge, Jon Goode, Amir Sulaiman, Darryl Reeves

Thursday July 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20-$300

StoryCorps Atlanta: National Day of Listening Workshop

Tuesday November 15, 2011 07:00 pm EST
The 2011 National Day of Listening is Friday, November 25, the day after Thanksgiving. We encourage you to honor a friend, a loved one, a teacher, or a member of your community by interviewing them about their lives. You can use equipment that is readily available in most homes–from cell phones to t...
Cost: Free
1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 753-7735
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