Welcome to Heritage Sandy Springs, the nonprofit organization that builds community through preserving and promoting the historic and cultural identity of Sandy Springs. Heritage Sandy Springs manages and operates Heritage Green, the four-acre park in the heart of Sandy Springs and home of the original springs, the Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn, and the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum. Heritage Sandy Springs enriches the quality of life for Sandy Springs residents and visitors through cultural, historical and educational opportunities.
Heritage Winter Classics: Big Mike Geier and his Kingsized Jazz Quartet
The 2014-15 Heritage Winter Classics concert series continues Sunday, January 18, 2015 with Big Mike Geier and his Kingsized Jazz Quartet. Big Mike is one of Atlanta's biggest entertainmers, and it is not just due to his 6'8" stature. His rich baritone is influenced by the vocal stylings of Joe Williams, Tony Bennett, Oscar Brown, Jr. and Sinatra. Well known around town for his ever popular Elvis Royale and Holiday Jubilee shows, Big Mike's Jazz Quartet is still one of the best ways to enjoy his extraordinary talent, towering presence, charm and showmanship. Admission is $5 per person (tickets only available at the door), the concert is held from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Heritage Winter Classics celebrates classical, jazz and vocal music and is presented one Sunday evening each month, November through February. Get more information.
Museum Exhibit: The Civil War in Sandy Springs
"The Civil War in Sandy Springs”, at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum tells the previously untold story of the Civil War in Sandy Springs, Georgia.
In the turbulent summer of 1864, the Union Army occupied the small farming community of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Those weeks changed the lives of every family that lived through them. “The Civil War in Sandy Springs” explores their story. From never before published diaries and newly discovered letters, the firsthand accounts and struggles of local people can be understood for the first time. Family heirlooms and artifacts treasured for 150 years are on display along with the actual guns and cannon shells that terrorized the community during the long summer of occupation. “The Civil War in Sandy Springs” will be on view at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum from April 30, 2014 through April 1, 2015. Museum Hours: Wednesdays & Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Free Admission. Get more information.