The Weekend Guide

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You got iced.

Snow Cone Cocktails at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
What: Take the edge off this brutal heat and hit up the Atlanta Grill or Lumen lobby bar for a boozy snow cone ($12) made with locally sourced fruit purees.
Why: Slurp watermelon, lime, and anejo tequila; passion fruit, lemon, and bourbon; or (our personal favorite) blackberry, honey, and moonshine.
When: Daily, 2-9 p.m.
Where: 181 Peachtree St., Downtown (404-659-0400).

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Under the Sea: Adult Prom to Benefit One Love Generation
What: Squeeze into that sequin mermaid dress (you know the one), rock an updo, and relive the night (complete with DJ, photo booth, and ’80s band) in a real-life boarding school.
Why: No need to secretly spike the punch this time around.
When: Sat., 9 p.m.-curfew.
Where: Brandon Hall, 1701 Brandon Hall Dr., Sandy Springs. Tickets ($25) online at xorbia.com.

Tale of Two Cities
What: You’ll long for Paris but appreciate Atlanta with an exhibit of acrylic and oil paintings inspired by both locales at Anne Irwin Fine Art.
Why: Cityscapes by Barbara Flowers, Gary Bodner, Wesley Drake, and Brian Blood.
When: Thru June 30. Opening reception, Fri., 6-8:30 p.m. Hours, Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 25d Bennett St., Buckhead (404-352-1855).

Morelli’s Ice Cream
The former walk-up window serves gourmet flavors like coconut jalapeno and hazelnut chocolate cherry in a whimsical new space with milk shake and sundae bars.
Why: Free treats ’til 2 p.m. on opening day.
When: Opens Sat. Daily, noon-10 p.m.
Where: 1220 Caroline St., Edgewood (404-584-2500).

Swimmin’ and Slimmin’

What: A 45-minute, deep-water aerobics session ($14-$17, free June 20-25) taught by California import and master trainer Saidah Kinerman.
Why: No sweat, but you’ll still get svelte.
When: Mon., Wed. & Sat., 9 a.m.
Where: Piedmont Park, 1071 Piedmont Ave., Midtown (404-931-5651). Register online at piedmontpark.org.

Photo: Courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta

Brandon Hall
1701 Brandon Hall Dr
Atlanta, GA 30350
Anne Irwin Fine Art
690 Miami Cir NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
181 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
1220 Caroline St NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
1071 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309