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SEPTEMBER

Dragon Boat Races & Festival
9/23/17 - 9/23/17 at 9:00AM - 5:00PM

This annual event and festival combines international cuisine, culture, dancing and dragon boat races on Lake Peachtree. Compete as a team or just come out and enjoy the festival and the family fun. Free Admission.

Phone: 678-216-0282
Address: Lake McIntosh TDK Blvd Peachtree City, GA 30269

Duluth Fall Festival Concert featuring Departure
9/23/17 - 9/23/17 at 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Duluth's Summer Stage Concert Series will wrap up with Departure, the Journey tribute band. The band will perform on Duluth's Festival Center Stage on September 23, 2017. The concert will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with an opening act performance. Departure will hit the stage at 8 p.m. VIP tables are not available for this event. The event is free! For more information, visit http://www.duluthga.net/community/summer_stage_concert_series.php.
Free Admission.Free Parking.



Phone: 770-476-3434
Address: Duluth Town Green 3142 Hill Street NW Duluth, GA 30096

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Historic ruins at Sweetwater Creek State Park

Imagine Music Festival
9/22/17 - 9/24/17 at 12:00PM

Returning to Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 22 through 24, 2017, Imagine has put an exclamation point on its performer lineup with a mix of new heavyweights, including: Big Gigantic, STS9, Claude VonStroke, G Jones, Illenium and NGHTMRE. Tickets start at $163 for a 3-day pass. VIP passes, with front row pit access, an elevated viewing area, VIP (no line) access, air-conditioned chill lounge, bottle service, cocktail service, complimentary champagne toasts, private security, giveaways, meet and greets, and more are available starting at $299 for a 3-day pass.Tickets are available online at www.imaginefestival.com.Tickets Starting at $163 for a 3-day pass.Free Admission.

Phone: 404-614-0006
Address: Atlanta Motor Speedway 1500 Tara Pl Hampton, GA 30228

Guided Mountain Hike
9/17/17 - 9/24/17 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. Admission Fee $10. Parking Fee $5.

Phone:770-389-7801
Address: Panola Mountain State Park 2620 Highway 155 SW Stockbridge, GA 30281

Sunset Sips - Crooked Wits
9/28/17 - 9/28/17 at 6:30PM - 9:30PM

The Sunset Sips concert series treat music lovers to an eclectic collection of local talent. September's performer is Crooked Wits. The members of Crooked Wits originally met in Clinton, South Carolina at Presbyterian College and influences of the band include Van Morrison, Dave Matthews, and Old Crow Medicine Show. Grab a friend and head over for live local music, a cash bar and feel free to bring a picnic dinner! This is a laid back, family-friendly series, and CNC's grounds are open for you to explore. Sunset Sips will happen the 4th Thursday of every month from April to September (except July).General Admission $6 for Child/$10 Adult/$7 Seniors 65+/$7 Students 13-18/Kids 2 and under.CNC Member Admission is Free.Free parking.

Phone: 770-992-2055
Address: Chattahoochee Nature Center 9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075

Scarecrow Harvest
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 10:00AM - 2:00PM

See more than 100 scarecrows standing tall and proud along the streets of downtown Alpharetta, inspiring fall spirit. Join in on the free family entertainment that includes groovy music, free hayrides, quirky face painting, artsy activities, a farmers market, and delicious food.Free Admission.Free Parking.

Phone: 770-992-2055
Address: Downtown Alpharetta Old Roswell & Old Canton Streets Alpharetta, GA 30009 678-297-6000

Twilight Lake Paddle
9/10/17 - 9/29/17 at 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle through the tunnel to the west end of the lake to watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop.Admission Fee $20 includes gear.Parking Fee $5.Free Admission.

Phone: 770-732-5871
Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park 1750 Mount Vernon Road Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 6:30PM - 11:00PM

Gather your friends and celebrate fall with beer, wine and food from some of Alpharetta's best restaurants. Enjoy an evening filled with music and dancing in the streets.Admission Fee Cost: $10 entry fee, Table of eight is $130, table of six is $100. Free Parking.

Phone: 678-297-0102
Address: Historic Downtown Alpharetta 35 Milton Avenue Alpharetta, GA 30009

Thomas Rhett with special guest Old Dominion
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 7:30PM - 11:00PM

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett and special guest Old Dominion will perform at Verizon Amphitheatre on September 30, 2017. Rhett won a Country Music Association Award for his single "Die a Happy Man." He's also known for his hits "Crash and Burn" and "T-Shirt." The inaugural Country Megaticket is an awesome six-show "package" featuring the biggest superstars in country music, plus the superstars of tomorrow! Available only online through megaticket.com, the 2017 Country Megaticket gives you the opportunity to buy your tickets first to the 2017 stellar lineup of country shows at your favorite outdoor venue in Alpharetta Georgia, Verizon Amphitheatre.2017 Country Megaticket Starting at $199* per ticket package.

Phone: 404-733-5010
Address: Verizon Amphitheatre 2200 Encore Parkway Alpharetta, GA 30009

Your State Parks Day
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Bring snacks and water, bug repellent and comfortable work clothes. Work gloves are recommended. Have a group that wants to volunteer? Please contact the park office for more details on how you can get involved. Lunch will be provided afterwards by Friends of Panola Mountain.Admission Fee Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks.

Phone: 770-389-7801
Address: Panola Mountain State Park 2620 Highway 155 SW Stockbridge, GA 30281

Introduction to Fly Fishing- Your State Parks Day
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Join us for a ranger-led guide to learning the art of fly fishing. We will practice casting techniques and learn about the gear and tackle that will help in your journey for catching fish on a fly rod. Bring your own rod (some available for loan), reel, and tackle. Meet at the Visitor Center. Maximum capacity: 6. Reservations required.Admission Fee $25.Parking Fee $5.

Phone: 770-732-5871
Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park 1750 Mount Vernon Road Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Bridgefest and Hispanifest
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 12:00PM - 8:00PM

The City of Stockbridge's annual Arts and Crafts "Bridgefest" Festival will be everything from musical and creative to cultural and even delicious. Bridgefest will be taking place on Saturday, September 30, from noon to 8 p.m. The festival is free, and will be held on the big lawn next to Stockbridge City Hall. On the same day, the city will also be hosting a community health fair in the Ted Strickland Community Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The festival will also include Hispanifest, live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, food vendors, and even a children's area. Tickets are for free. Free Parking.

Phone: 770-389-5982
Address: Stockbridge City Hall Lawn 4640 N. Henry Blvd. Stockbridge, GA 30281

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Oktoberfest in the Park
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 3:00PM - 11:00PM

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, partygoers can break out their dirndls and lederhosen at the Legacy Fountain in Piedmont Park. Join us for an afternoon featuring Sierra Nevada beer, German food, games, contests, and musical performances. Benefitting the Piedmont Park Conservancy, revelers can take their chances with a game of giant Jenga and enjoy friendly competition during games of corn hole, a beer keg toss, a beer mug stamina contest and a beer pong contest. Brew lovers are also invited to enjoy a range of ice-cold beers courtesy of Sierra Nevada. Not only will there be a costume contest for revelers in attendance, but four-legged friends are also welcome and encouraged to dress up for a chance to win a $300 gift certificate for best dressed dog. General admission tickets are available for $15 and will be $20 at the door. VIP tickets, which guarantee a seat and food, including roasted chicken, German potatoes salad and pumpernickel roll, are available for $35. To purchase tickets, visit www.parktavern.com. General Admission Tickets $15. Tickets at the Door $20.

Phone: 404-614-0006
Address: Park Tavern 500 10th St NE Atlanta, GA 30309

Junior Ranger Day
9/30/17 - 9/30/17 at 9:30AM - 12:30PM

Come explore an alien-like landscape, learn about the history and culture that surround us, and work together to learn how to protect our parks. At the end of the day, our newest Junior Rangers will be sworn in and receive their badges together in a special ceremony. For children ages 8 to 12.Admission Fee $5.Parking Fee $5.

Phone: 770-389-7801
Address: Panola Mountain State Park 2620 Highway 155 SW Stockbridge, GA 30281

Sunset Sessions
9/10/17 - 10/1/17 at 7:00PM

Park Tavern is pleased to announce the return of Sunset Sessions powered by Mountain Dew - a weekly, alternative music series in Piedmont Park. First launched in 2015, Radio 105.7, The Bowery Presents and Park Tavern will once again come together to bring Atlantans and visitors alike an incredible lineup of live music from some of today's most buzz-worthy artists every Sunday for free this spring and summer. Located conveniently off of the Atlanta BeltLine, concert goers can enjoy giveaways throughout the series and, the opportunity to mingle with Aly, Knox, and Sully from Radio 105.7 in Atlanta. Plus, fans can try specialty seasonal cocktails, house-brews, 1/2 off sushi from 10 p.m. to midnight, and much more. The free concert series will run through Sunday, October 1, 2017. Every show is from 7 to 11 p.m. and guests must be 21+ older.Free Admission.

Phone: 404-249-0001
Address: Park Tavern 500 10th St NE Atlanta Atlanta, GA 30309

OCTOBER

Johns Creek Wedding Expo
10/1/17 - 10/1/17 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Join us in Johns Creek for the inaugural Johns Creek Wedding Expo October 1, 2017, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at 1930 Bobby Jones Drive in Johns Creek, Ga.! The expo will provide attendees an opportunity to meet some of the top wedding venues and services located in Johns Creek. This free event will showcase vendors that cover all of your wedding day needs, from bakers and florists to stylists and DJs. The event is free and open to the public. Expo participants will also have an opportunity to visit both of Johns Creek's newly renovated hotels that will be on-site providing brides with options to reserve rooms for family and friends staying in-town for their special day.

Free Admission & Parking
Phone: 404-370-2044
Address: Atlanta Athletic Club, 1930 Bobby Jones Dr., Johns Creek, GA 30097

Sunday in the Park
10/1/17 - 10/1/17 12:00PM - 6:00PM

Join Historic Oakland Foundation in commemorating its 40th anniversary! Historic Oakland Foundation's 39th annual Victorian-inspired festival features a variety of live musical entertainment, living history demonstrations, Irish dancers and an opportunity to enter some of the magnificent mausoleums. In celebration of HOF's milestone 40th anniversary, this year's Sunday in the Park fall festival is a neighborhood celebration that is free and open to the public! Donations are welcome as we aim to raise $40,000 in 40 days to celebrate 40 years of preserving, restoring, enhancing, and sharing Oakland Cemetery.

Free Admission & Parking
Phone: 404-688-2107
Address: Historic Oakland Foundation, 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Sunset Sessions
9/10/17 - 10/1/17 7:00PM

Park Tavern is pleased to announce the return of Sunset Sessions powered by Mountain Dew - a weekly, alternative music series in Piedmont Park. First launched in 2015, Radio 105.7, The Bowery Presents and Park Tavern will once again come together to bring Atlantans and visitors alike an incredible lineup of live music from some of today's most buzz-worthy artists every Sunday for free this spring and summer.

Located conveniently off of the Atlanta BeltLine, concert goers can enjoy giveaways throughout the series and, the opportunity to mingle with Aly, Knox, and Sully from Radio 105.7 in Atlanta. Plus, fans can try specialty seasonal cocktails, house-brews, 1/2 off sushi from 10 p.m. to midnight, and much more. The free concert series will run through Sunday, October 1, 2017. Every show is from 7 to 11 p.m. and guests must be 21+ older.

Free Admission & Parking
Phone: 404-249-0001
Address: Park Tavern, 500 10th St NE Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30309

Thursday Night Out
10/5/17 - 10/5/17 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Join us for an adult night out after work Thursday October 5th from 5-9PM. Hang out with friends under the lights enjoying live music from 2 Broke Kings, yard games, food and drink specials from Brixx Peachtree City and Ted's Montana Grill.

Free Admision
Phone: 770-486-6587
Address: The Avenue Peachtree City, 239 City Circle #1050, Peachtree City, GA 30269

GEM
10/6/17 - 10/6/17 5:00PM - 9:00PM

A palette of rich gem-tones brings the colors of the season to gallery walls during Markay Gallery's First Friday show titled GEM, October 6, from 5-9 p.m. Enjoy an evening full of seasonal color at this uptown gallery in Historic Marietta Square. For more information, visit www.MarkayGallery.com.

Free Admission & Parking
Phone: 404-400-7535
Address: Markay Gallery, 26 Winters Street, Marietta, GA 30132

The Boyz of dk Gallery
10/6/17 - 10/6/17 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Join us on October 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. for First Friday Art Walk and dk Opening of "The Boyz of dk Gallery" featuring Steve Dininno, Kevin Chambers, Jon Davenport, Bruce Marion, Alberto Mier, Dean Kube, Terrence Gasca, Adam Thomas, Dirk A. Walker, and Aaron Whitehouse. This event is curated by the one and only Kerry Krueger. Enjoy music by Bill Van Dyke and a guest appearance by former dk Gallerino Justin Caldwell Childers.

Free Admission & Parking
Phone: 770-427-5377
Address: dk Gallery, 25 W Park Sq NE, Marietta, GA 30060

Wetlands & Watershed Festival
10/7/17 - 10/7/17 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Hosted at the 32-acre Newman Wetlands Center, this festival includes eco exhibits, live animal exhibits, guided wetlands' tours, nature crafts, a scavenger hunt, storytelling and a photo walk. For more information, visit www.ccwa.us or call 770-603-5606.

Free Admission & Parking
Phone: 770-603-5606
Address: Newman Wetlands Center, 2755 Freeman Road, Hampton, GA 30228

Wire and Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival
10/6/17 - 10/7/17 5:00PM - 10:30PM

Join us October 6-7, 2017, for Wire and Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival. Nationally recognized singer-songwriters will gather together for concerts on three stages to perform their original songs giving music lovers a behind-the-scenes look at the stories that inspired country, rock, blues, Americana and bluegrass songs.

ADMISSION & FEES: Tickets at $35
Phone: 678-297-0102
Address: Downtown Alpharetta, 2 South Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Crabapple Fest
10/7/17 - 10/7/17 10:00AM - 5:00PM

The first Saturday in October in Milton means festivals, football, food and fun when you join us at Crabapple Fest! This arts festival featuring over 100 juried, local antique and art vendors, kids' activities, local musicians, fantastic food, and more, is brought to you by the City of Milton and Crabapple Community Association. Spend the day shopping for one-of-a-kind items and enjoying all Milton has to offer!

Free Admission
Phone: 678-242-2533
Address: Downtown Crabapple, Crabapple Rd., Milton, GA 30004

Brookhaven Chili Cook Off
10/7/17 - 10/7/17

Join us for the 6th Annual Brookhaven Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Taste chili and Brunswick Stew from more than 75 restaurant and amateur competition teams. This is a family-friendly festival in heart of Brookhaven. The festivities include live music, beer and wine plus soft drinks and water, kids activities and Cornhole. A portion of the proceeds benefit Atlanta Fundraising Foundation. $2500 in prizes and awards will be provided for top amateur teams, restaurant teams, most spirited team and People's Choice! Come win bragging rights, plaques, medals, prizes and more!

Tasting Ticket at $10 - $25
Phone: 404-456-4655
Address: Brookhaven Park, 2660 Osborne Rd, Brookhaven, GA 30319

Crock Fest 2017 featuring Toby Keith, ZZ Top and Midland
10/7/17 - 10/7/17 5:30PM - 10:30PM

Crock Fest 2017 is back! Featuring Toby Keith, ZZ Top and Midland! You've never seen anything like this, and when it's over, you'll never see it anything like it again! This festival will be held on Saturday, October 7 at Verizon Amphitheater! When country meets rock, you get Crocked! Crock Fest 2017 is presented by Carl Black Automotive, Atlanta's #1 for Country, Kicks 101.5 and Atlanta's Rock Station, Rock 100.5!

ADMISSION FEES: $34
Phone: 404-733-5010
Address: Verizon Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Home By Dark Series
6/2/17 - 10/7/17 8:00PM

Enjoy a concert experience like no other! Home By Dark delivers original music, storytelling, hope, laughter, and evidence that "A Song Can Change Your Life." We feature the best performing songwriters in America accompanied by the best instrumentalists on the planet.

FEES: $22.14 - $393.31 w/ Free Parking
Phone: 770-664-1533
Address: Chukkar Farms, 1140 Liberty Grove Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Shopkins Live!
10/7/17 - 10/7/17 3:00PM

Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! The fun and fashionista Shoppies are joined by the Shopkins the grocery store-themed mini collectable toys" Apple Blossom, Strawberry Kiss, Lippy Lips, Kooky Cookie, Poppy Corn, Slick Breadstick and Shady Diva. An ensemble cast of multi-talented performers brings the show to life on stage through urban style music, song and dance. Shopkins Live! immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design, and original pop songs and music.

Tickets at $25, $35, $45, $55 and VIP meet-and-greet tickets are $100
Phone: 855-285-8499
Address: The Fox Theatre, 660 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308

Bark in the Waterpark at Lanier Islands
10/7/17 - 10/7/17 11:00AM - 6:00PM

Lanier Islands is preparing to open its gates to a guest list of a very different sort – the four-legged variety. Tongues and tails will be wagging over this inaugural Fido-focused festival at LanierWorld on October 7, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The lakeside resort will play host to event that promises to be "off the leash" with the premiere of Bark in the Waterpark featuring dog agility demonstrations by the renowned Dock Dogs, "Dog and Disc" frisbee retrieval competition, live music, street performers, dog-themed activities, pet-related vendors, lake access, beach games, carnival rides, bounce houses, splashtacular fun zones, dog costume contest and so much more. Best part is, it's free! Guests who wish to turn their dogtastic day into a dogtastic stay can request a pet-friendly room at the resort. To make reservations or learn more about Bark in the Waterpark and other upcoming events at Lanier Islands, interested parties are encouraged to visit www.lanierislands.com or call 770-945-8787.

ADMISSION & FEES:
Bark in the Waterpark Admission FREE

Resort Gate Fee $15/car

DISCOUNTS:
AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount

Phone: 770-945-8787
Address: LanierWorld at Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

Home by Dark with Sabrina, Joe West & JP Williams
10/6/17 - 10/7/17 8:00PM

Join us for performances by Sabrina, Joe West and JP Williams at Chukkar Farm on October 6-7, 2017. Hear songs from their latest release entitled, "Courageous." Home By Dark delivers original music, storytelling, hope, laughter, and evidence that "A Song Can Change Your Life."

ADMISSION & FEES:
Sabrina, Joe West & JP Williams $22.14-$393.31

FACILITY AMENITIES:
Free Parking, Parking on Site

Phone: 770-664-1533
Address: Chukkar Farm, 1140 Liberty Grove Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
9/23/17 - 10/8/17 6:00PM - 7:30PM

This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill. Closed-toe sturdy shoes are required. Meet at the Visitor's Center. Reservations recommended.

Admission and Parking Fees are $5 each
Phone: 770-732-5871
Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mount Vernon Road, Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Culinary Fight Club - Seafood Showdown
10/9/17 - 10/9/17 6:00PM - 9:00PM

We looking for our contestants to school us on how great seafood can be prepared, cooked and eaten! Chefs have 45 seconds to Pantry Run * 60 minutes to plate up *. Can you handle it? Come out and place your Taster's Choice vote for your Favorite S.E.A dish!

S: Seasoning – Flavoring, overall recipe design + structure, we're looking for creativity in this area. Don't bore us with the been there done that and don't scare us into wondering what that is, we like knowing what we eat!

E: Execution – Seafood is cooked to specification and executed properly. We're looking for skills in this category. Yeah if your scallops are shiny on the outside then perhaps you may check that it's COOKED or not. Our judges will rip a new one for this … heads up!

A: Appearance – Plate up is strategically designed to taste the perfect bite. Aesthetics & presentation is what will be judging on.

ADMISSION & FEES:
Early Bird Tickets $30 (Sales end October 2)

Taster's Choice Tickets $40 (Sales end October 9)

Phone: 404-462-6545
Address: Smoke Ring, 309 Nelson St, Atlanta, GA 30313

STEAM
10/13/17 - 10/13/17 6:00PM - 8:00PM

STEAM will be joined by the Duluth Fine Arts League Art Walk for a night of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Join us for an award-winning event on Duluth Town Green on October 13, from 6-8 p.m. as students from the Duluth school cluster showcase their project-based learning projects. Students will show off their real-world applications, investigations and more! We'll have food trucks, music, and live artist demonstrations by DFAL in Parsons Alley. For more information, visit http://www.duluthga.net/community/steam.php.

Free Admission & parking
Phone: 770-476-3434
Address: Duluth Town Green, 3142 Hill Street NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Aretha Franklin
10/13/17 - 10/13/17 8:00PM

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, will be performing one-night only in Atlanta at the legendary Fox Theatre on Friday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. One of the most influential and important voices in the history of American music, with a repertoire that spans pop, soul, jazz, rock, blues and gospel, get ready for a night of all the hits and the great diva classics. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Aug. 25 at 12 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499, or at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office. Tickets start at $69.50, plus applicable fees.

General Admission: $69.50
Phone: 855-285-8499
Address: The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Laid Back Festival
10/14/17 - 10/14/17 7:00PM

Laid Back Festival returns to Atlanta on Saturday, October 14, 2017, to Verizon Amphitheatre. Headlining the festival this year in Atlanta is Lynyrd Skynyrd along with The Gregg Allman Band featuring Devon Allman performing his father's last album 'Southern Blood" in its entirety plus Allman Brothers Band favorites. They will be joined by Bishop Gunn and Jaimoe's Jasssz Band.

In 2015, Gregg Allman and his longtime manager Michael Lehman partnered with Live Nation to create the inaugural Laid Back Festival. Named after Gregg Allman's classic 1973 solo debut, Laid Back Festival is much more than just a concert. Laid Back Festival is an extraordinary one-day event that also celebrates diverse American food and drink with regional restaurants, food trucks, breweries, wineries, and other artisans represented at each festival stop.

With the passing of festival co-founder, Gregg Allman on May 27, 2017, the Laid Back Festival will continue in 2017 In The Spirit Of Gregg Allman.

Admission Fees: $29.50-$149.50
Phone: 404-733-5010
Address: Verizon Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Pkwy, 4075 Old Milton Pkwy., Alpharetta, GA 30005

Run Like Hell 5K
10/14/17 - 10/14/17 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 10th annual Run Like Hell 5K! The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta's favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers. Run Like Hell is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. The race begins at Lion Square and covers several areas of Oakland Cemetery, including the historic Jewish grounds, Confederate section, new Beaumont Allen Greenhouse, Hogpen Corner, Knit Mill, and Roger's Hill, as well as the Memorial Drive Greenway to the state capitol. The keyhole course is entirely paved and gently rolling with soft turns, a much faster course than previous years! Walkers, leashed dogs, and strollers are welcome. The race closes out at 1,600 participants, so be sure to register early!

ADMISSION & FEES:
Early Registration thru Sept. 15 $35

Registration Sept. 16 - Oct. 11 $40

Phone: 404-688-2107
Address: Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Harvest on the Hooch Tasting Event in the Unity Garden
10/15/17 - 10/15/17 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Celebrating the garden and the plate, the Chattahoochee Nature Center welcomes top local chefs for its annual outdoor tasting event Harvest on the Hooch. Guests will enjoy a variety of seasonal farm-to-table fare paired with samples from local craft breweries and wineries near and far. Families are welcome and attendees of all ages will appreciate the live bluegrass music, fun garden games and tours of the Unity Garden, not to mention Atlanta's perfect fall weather.

Group Discounts & Free Parking
Phone: 770-992-2055
Address: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075

Atlanta Air Show
10/14/17 - 10/15/17 10:00AM - 4:00PM

The thrill of high speed action returns to the Atlanta Motor Speedway, fighter jet style as the Atlanta Air Show soars over the track on October 14-15, 2017. Experience an air show in a whole new way with unparalleled comfort and convenience as the speedway becomes the first 'Aerial stadium' to ever host an air show. The U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper and U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet will compete to see who will hold the new track speed record. Jack Links is sending their Screamin' Sasquatch jet powered Waco biplane to give it a try too! Aerobatic stunt pilot Kent Pietsch will even attempt to land his airplane on an RV traveling down pit road under the pit road speed limit!

ADMISSION & FEES:
Flight Line Club VIP - Adult $159

Flight Line Club VIP - Child $109

Grandstand Seating - Adult $18

Grandstand Seating - Child $9

Preferred Seating - Reserved $36

Phone: 717-583-0800
Address: Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, GA 30228

Festival on Ponce
10/14/17 - 10/15/17 10:00AM - 5:00PM

The ninth annual Fall Festival on Ponce hosted by The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will be held on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2017, in Atlanta's historic Olmsted Linear Park. Designed by one of America's most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted, Sr., the park was carefully restored by the Olmsted Linear Park Alliance and will feature over 125 displays of local and regional fine art and crafts during the annual two-day event. Festival goers can also enjoy local gourmet food trucks, beverages, a children's area, live, acoustic music and more. The event is free to attend, open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more information about the festival, please visit www.festivalonponce.com or www.affps.com.

Free Cost & Parking
Phone: 404-614-0006
Address: Shadyside, Oak Grove & Springdale Parks, 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E, Atlanta, GA 30307

2017 Scott Antique Market Show
10/12/17 - 10/15/17 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Scott Antique Markets hosts the world's largest indoor antique show every second weekend of each month at the Atlanta Expo Centers. For over 25 years, Scott Antique Markets has been "America's Favorite Treasure Hunt." We have an amazing 3,500 exhibit booths filled with antiques and collectibles.

Admission At $5
Phone: 740-569-4112
Address: Atlanta Expo Center, 3650 Jonesboro Road SE, Atlanta, GA 30354

Urban Mediamakers Film Festival
10/12/17 - 10/17/17

The internet, digital technology, social media and mobile devices have completely transformed the storytelling process. Join us for the 16th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF), October 12-17, 2017, in Atlanta, Ga. UMFF celebrates artists, filmmakers, writers, actors and digital content creators who are using new technology and distribution models to create a multitude of interactive projects. Actors, filmmakers and writers from around the world will meet for a weekend of film screenings, workshops, panels, life script reading, networking, open forum and awards ceremony.

For tickets, see website
Phone: 404-460-2793
Address: Metro Atlanta, Fulton & Gwinnett Counties, P.O. Box 922654, Norcross, GA 30010

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