Spring is finally here, and that means it's time for the ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL in Piedmont Park. But warm weather isn't the only thing the annual event honors. The International Village will feature performances, exhibits and even decorated golf carts that represent countries ranging from China to Turkey to Spain and more. You can also celebrate more than 30 of Atlanta's best restaurants with tastings at the Friends of Dogwood Pavilion. Thank those pretty white flowers while you're there. Through April 18. Free; tastings, $25-$50. Fri., noon-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 400 Park Drive. 404-817-6642. www.dogwood.org.