EVENT DATE : 2 & 4

The Atlanta Opera presents "The Daughter of the Regiment." Marie is a spirited and charming tomboy, adopted and raised by a French army regiment, and she has fallen in love with the handsome Tonio. When she receives new information about her identity, she must decide whether to follow her place in society or follow her heart. $35-$131. AtlantaOpera.org


Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both singer and actress. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards and an Emmy Award, she is cherished on Broadway, opera and concert stages, film and television. Tickets: $50-$125 plus fees. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. 


Join Sam-I-Am and the gang as we meet Seuss at the Symphony! Watch as the timeless Dr. Seuss tale, Green Eggs and Ham, comes to life on stage along with Gail Kubik's "Gerald McBoing Boing" and selections from Aaron Copland's "Old American Songs." Tickets: $19.61-$21.78. 3 p.m. AtlantaSymphony.org


Country superstar Blake Shelton kicked this year off by "Doing It To Country Songs," and he will jump into 2018 with his fellow "Country Music Freaks" on his headlining tour. Shelton will hit the road alongside Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce and very special guest Trace Adkins. Tickets start at $52. 


A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to experience the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Prepare to be amazed as the Globetrotters showcase basketball’s first 4-point line, located 30 feet from the basket. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25. PhilipsArena.com

EVENT DATE : 11 & 18

Atlanta United FC has two home games this month: 3 p.m. March 11 vs. D.C. United and 7:30 p.m. March 18 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC. For tickets, visit ATLUtd.com 

EVENT DATE : 13-18

"A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical, tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession—by any means necessary. Tickets: $30-$95.50. FoxTheatre.org

EVENT DATE : 16-18

The American Craft Show returns to Cobb Galleria Centre, where more than 230 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists will present their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor. Showgoers will enjoy programs like Make Room, Hip Pop, Let’s Make and Style Slam. Online one-day tickets: $12; on-site tickets: $13. CraftCouncil.org

EVENT DATE : 16-18

Modern audiences will fall under the spell of one of the most famous ballets in history, "Swan Lake." Atlanta Ballet takes you ahead in the story to the iconic third act and the pivotal moment when Prince Siegfried mistakes Odile, the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart’s daughter, for his true love, Odette. Tickets: $20-$129. AtlantaBallet.com


Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, started by the city’s Hibernian Benevolent Society, dates back to 1858, making it one of the country’s oldest. The parade kicks off at noon. After the parade wraps up, Luck of The Square gets underway until 3 p.m. Experience live musical performances, beer, food trucks, fun family activities and more! 


Join your fellow parade revelers and runners for the official fourth annual Atlanta St. Patrick's Parade 5K run/walk! The route starts and finishes on Peachtree Street and runs through Midtown, Piedmont Park and finishes on the parade route right at Colony Square. Finishers 21 and over will receive a complimentary Reformation Brewery draft beer after the race. Raffle prizes will be awarded. 10 a.m. 

EVENT DATE : 21-25

The Atlanta International Auto Show is the largest annual consumer event held at the GWCC, and is also one of the nation’s great auto shows, attracting many of the world’s major automotive manufacturers. There will be more than 500 new and pre-production vehicles on display on the 400,000-square-foot show floor. Adults: $12, children 6-12: $6; 5 and under: free. 


Are you ready to dance? Disney Junior Dance Party is an all-new interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Tickets: $32.50, $42.50 and $52.50 plus fees. 1 p.m.