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

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