Theater: Ghosts with the most
For the sixth year, Serenbe Playhouse transforms its gorgeous fields into “the horseman’s meadow” for a spooky good time.
The Sleepy Hollow Experience, Sept. 26 - Nov. 4, 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills. 770-463-1110. serenbeplayhouse.com
Festival: Pride rocks
Over nearly five decades, the Atlanta Pride Festival has grown to celebrate the different facets of the LGBTQ community. In addition to the parade, musical performers at this year’s festival include Michelle Malone, Bebe Rexha and “American Idol” contender Ada Vox.
Atlanta Pride Festival. Oct. 12-14. Most events take place in or near Piedmont Park, corner of 10th Street and Monroe Drive. atlantapride.org
Dance: Harlem renaissance
A combination ballet school, touring company and outreach program, The Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates its 50th anniversary with a show that includes such pieces as “Vessels,” set to the music of Ezio Bosso, and “Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven,” choreographed by Ulysses Dove.
Dance Theatre of Harlem Company. Oct. 13-14. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway. 770-916-2800. cobbenergycentre.com
Festival: Food, glorious food
More than 90 Atlanta restaurants serve up delicious samples of their wares at Taste of Atlanta, a three-day foodie festival that includes kitchen workshops, wine tastings, “Chef’s Table” talks and the 10th annual Barcraft Celebration.
Taste of Atlanta. Oct. 19-21. Historic Fourth Ward Park, 680 Dallas St. tasteofatlanta.com
Music: Def becomes him
Grammy-winning producer, songwriter and performer Jermaine Dupri celebrates a quarter century of his Atlanta-based label with The So So Def 25th Anniversary Cultural Curren$y Tour, featuring Dupri and such collaborators as Da Brat, Bow Wow, Youngbloodz and J-Kwon.
Cultural Curren$y Tour. Oct. 21. State Farm Arena (formerly Philips Arena), 1 Philips Drive. 800-653-8000. statefarmarena.com
Self-described as “the greatest show (and tell) on Earth,” Maker Faire Atlanta turns a probably-homemade spotlight on inventions and craftsmanship that includes robots, vehicles, unique artwork and demonstrations of technical creativity.
Maker Faire Atlanta. Oct. 27-28. Georgia Freight Depot, 65 Martin Luther King Jr, Drive.atlanta.makerfaire.com
Halloween: Happening in Hapeville
Organizers of the 5th annual Community Trunk or Treat will offer prizes for the best decorated vehicle trunks. All are welcome, costumes encouraged.
Hapeville Community Trunk or Treat, October 31, 6:30 pm. Master Park, 488 King Arnold St, Hapeville. For info contact email@example.com or call 404-669-2116.
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