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Salute to America and the Arts 2016


The Celebrity All Star Band

See you next year:
September 9, 2017! 

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center and The GreenHouse Foundation are partnering to Present the Second Annual Salute to America and the Arts Celebrity Concert and Festival in the beautiful Callanwolde Amphitheater with trees lit by Illuminating Design and stage tented by Reece Tent Rental. The festival starts at 1 p.m. with various Atlanta musical artists, family activities, tours of the historic Candler Estate, food trucks, cash/card beverage and beer/wine bar, and the Atlanta Hawks Organization, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Home Depot, and Captain Planet Organization and more on site. Headlining this year, is celebrity entertainer and The GreenHouse Foundation founder CeeLo Green performing with the Celebrity All-Star Band. The concert will raise scholarship funds for U.S. Military Veterans and students in need. The Concert is hosted by Rick Baker of Callanwolde’s Rick Baker School of Music and Music Recording.

Be sure to purchase your tickets for the VIP After Party (in the Callanwolde Mansion) where you can meet CeeLo Green and his sister Shedonna Alexander (founders of the GreenHouse Foundation) along with all the artists performing in person and bid on items in our silent auction. The party will be fully catered by Zest Atlanta Catering and event decorating by Geri Sims Events with an open beer and wine bar (Coca-Cola products as well.) Award winning singer-songwriter Diane Durrett will be performing at the VIP After Party.

Callanwolde is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization whose mission is to preserve the historic Candler Estate and to offer fine arts and outreach to the community.

The GreenHouse Foundation
The GreenHouse Foundation was founded to educate, inspire and influence school-aged children in disadvantaged areas to become responsible stewards of their environment, communities, and future.

The GreenHouse Foundation

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

1:00 PM Doors Open
1:00 – 6:00 PM Daytime Celebration: A day of family fun for both kids and adults. Live music in the Amphitheater and Mansion. Enjoy food trucks, bar, free tours of the Candler Estate and Mansion, silent auction, activities and entertainment in the Callanwolde Mansion, face painting, improv performances and more! Also Stephen “Blues Dude” Duncan performing in the Mansion.
1:00 – 6:00 PM Atlanta Hawks Organization, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Home Depot, Captain Planet Organization and more on Site

Live Music in the Amphitheater:

1:30-2:15 PM Khadija Hutson of Callanwolde’s Rick Baker School of Music and Music Recording with selected dancers from Callanwolde School of Dance
2:30-3:15 PM Reed Ferguson
3:30-4:15 PM VaudeVillains
4:30-5:15 PM 8th of January Bluegrass Band
5:30-5:50 PM Lexi Sims
5:50-6:10 PM Sonny Mackenzi
6:10-6:45 PM Desmond Champion
7:00 PM Patriotic Veterans Tribute and Flag Ceremony (non-partisan)
National Anthem by Diane Durrett
7:20-7:30 PM Patriotic Message – Dr. Raphael Warnock (Senior Pastor Ebenezer Baptist Church)
7:30 – 8:30 PM Celebrity Allstar Band
8:30 – 9:30 PM CeeLo Green (Headlining Artist) with the Celebrity Allstar Band

VIP After Party in the Callanwolde Mansion

9:30 PM – 11:30 PM VIP After Party in the Mansion with CeeLo Green and his sister Shedonna Alexander, Celebrity All-Star Band and Pre-Show Artists
Award winning singer songwriter Diane Durrett performing at the VIP Party (only VIP ticket holders may attend).
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres catered by Zest Atlanta Catering. Open beer and wine bar.
10:30 PM Silent Auction ends


Khadija Hutson

Reed Ferguson

Reed Ferguson

The VaudeVillains

8th of January Bluegrass Band

Lexi Sims

Sonny Mackenzi

Desmond Champion

Patriotic Tribute

Diane Durrett

Dr. Raphael Warnock

VIP After Party

Atlanta Hawks Organization




























Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Amphitheater
980 Briarcliff Rd
Atlanta, GA 30306


Daytime Celebration – Early Bird Tickets – $10 (Admittance between 1:00-4:00 PM only. No reentry after 4:00 PM.)
Full Day and Night Celebration – Priority Seating Tickets (Callanwolde Amphitheater, chairs provided)-  $100 per person. Admittance anytime from 1:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
Full Day and Night Celebration – VIP Seating Tickets (Callanwolde Amphitheater, seated at tables)
$250 per person. Admittance anytime from 1:00 PM to 9:30 PM.  Includes access to VIP After Party in the Callanwolde Mansion.
50% off all admission for Callanwolde and GreenHouse Members and U.S. Military Veterans! To purchase discounted ticketing or more information please call 404-872-5338 or email


All Early Bird and Priority Ticket Holders may park at the Atlanta Metropolitan Cathedral across the street from Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. 999 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
VIP Ticket Holders may park at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center 980 Briarcliff Rd NE., Atlanta, GA 30306

Food and Refreshments:

Food, Coca-Cola beverages, water, beer and wine for sale.




Callanwolde is handicapped accessible and has 24 hour security and video surveillance.

Firearms and weapons prohibited on Callanwolde property.

Thank you to our Salute to America and the Arts Concert and Festival Sponsors
Sponsorship opportunities still available. For more info about sponsorship benefits call Christina Bray 404-872-5338 or email

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Thank you to Dave and Julie Fisher for your continued support with Photography

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