Best Bets | Nov. 6 - Nov. 13

The must-do events around Atlanta and beyond

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

Turtle Travels Exhibit. Through Jan. 3. $3.50-$10.50. Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. www.gwinnettehc.org.

"Marco Polo: Man & Myth." Through Jan. 5. $15.50-$17.50. Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road N.E., Atlanta. www.fernbankmuseum.org.

Waldorf School of Atlanta Holiday Fair. 10 a.m. Nov. 9. Free. Waldorf School of Atlanta, 827 Kirk Road, Decatur. 404- 377-1315, waldorfatlanta.org.

Basset Hound Rescue of Georgia's Basset Bash. Noon Nov. 9. $20; $10 in advance. Pinckneyville Park, 4758 S. Old Peachtree Road, Norcross. 706-207-8449, bhrg.org.

LivingSocial's Craft BeerFest. 1 p.m. Nov. 9. $35. Atlantic Station, 20th St., Atlanta. www.livingsocial.com.

Decatur Wine Festival. 1 p.m. Nov. 9. $35. 101 E. Court Square, Decatur. 404- 371-9583, decaturwinefestival.org.

Third annual ArtCAN Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer Research. 7 p.m. Nov. 9. $75. Atlanta Ballet, Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre, 1695 Marietta Blvd. N.W., Atlanta. www.jcm-ArtCAN.org.

2013 BronzeLens Film Festival. Through Nov. 10. Screenings $10-$20; one-day passes $100. At the Georgia Pacific Auditorium, Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta Public Library. www.bronzelens.com.

Taste of South Cobb. 11 a.m. Nov 16. Free. Mable House Barnes Amphitheater, 5239 Floyd Road S.W., Smyrna. 770-944-7005, tasteofsouthcobb.com.

King of Pops Annual Field Day. Noon. Nov. 16. Free. Masquerade Music Park, 695 North Ave., Atlanta. 404-577-8178. https://www.facebook.com/events/433888903388028/.

MUSIC

Streetlight Manifesto. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. $17.50. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Elf Power, the Electric Sons, Noot D' Noot. 9 p.m. Nov. 8. $10. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Michael Franti and Spearhead. Nov. 8. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-659-9022, tabernacleatl.com.

Orange Goblin, Holy Grail. 8 p.m. Nov. 8. $17; $15 in advance. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-522-3950, www.badearl.com.

Colin Meloy. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. $27.50. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-7354, www.variety-playhouse.com.

Elf Power, the Electric Sons, Noot D' Noot. 9 p.m. Nov. 8. $10. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Kevin Gates. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. $15. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Wire and Wood – Alpharetta Songwriters Festival. 4-9 p.m. Nov. 9. Free. 2 S. Main St., Alpharetta. 678-297-6000, www.awesomealpharetta.com.

Music of the Holocaust: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. $65. The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum, 1440 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 678-222-3700, www.thebreman.org.

The Dismemberment Plan. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. $25. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Rosco Bandana. Nov. 9. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

The Werks, Dopapod. 10 p.m. Nov. 9. $12-$10. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Blitz the Ambassador. 9 p.m. Nov. 9. $12; $10 in advance. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: "Stars Shine on Shaw." A tribute to the late Robert Shaw. 3 p.m. Nov 10. $50-$75. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Jason Passmore Jazz Quartet. 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Free. Georgia Perimeter College - Clarkston Campus, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive, Stone Mountain. 678-891-3572, www.gpc.edu/calendar.

Pro-Mozart Presents Brink Bush, organist and Frank Mitchell Bush, pianist. 3 p.m. Nov 10. $15. Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Highway N.W., Sandy Springs. 404- 667-4700, www.mozartatlanta.com.

Cobb Wind Symphony: Veteran's Day Concert. 3 p.m. Nov 10. Free. Lassiter Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta. 678- 305-7148, www.cobbwindsymphony.org.

Lisa Marie Presley. 7 and 9:15 p.m. Nov 10. Sold out. Eddie's Attic, 515 N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-725-8849, www.eddiesattic.com.

Frank Turner with The Sleeping Souls. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. $22; $20 in advance. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

SuicideGirls. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. $45 for VIP tickets; $20 general admission. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Gary Ray. Nov. 10. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

High On Fire, Kvelertak, Doomriders. 7 p.m. Nov. 10. $15. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Iron and Wine. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $35. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-659-9022, tabernacleatl.com.

Two Door Cinema Club. 7 p.m. Nov. 11. $31; $28.50 in advance. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-843-2825, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

Kung Fu. Nov. 11. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra. With David Watkins as soloist for Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. $10-$22. Cole Auditorium, Georgia Perimeter College, Fine Arts Building, Clarkston. 678-891-3565, www.dekalbsymphony.org

Stephen Kellogg. Nov. 12. $12. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Midlake. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12. $15. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-522-3950, www.badearl.com.

The Head and the Heart with Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Quiet Life. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. $27.50; $24 in advance. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-843-2825, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

Tori Kelly. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12.  $18; $15 in advance. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

A Perimeter Flutes Concert. 1 p.m. Nov 13. Free. Georgia Perimeter College, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston. 678-891-3572, www.gpc.edu/calendar.

DeKalb Youth Symphony Fall Concert. 8 p.m. Nov 13. Free. Cole Auditorium, Georgia Perimeter College, Fine Arts Building, Clarkston. www.dekalbyouthsymphony.com.

Kate Nash. 9 p.m. Nov. 13. $15. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Bernhoft. Nov. 13. $20. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Birdsmell. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13. $20. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-522-3950, www.badearl.com.

American Babies, Lightnin' Ray & The Mystics, Seth Winters. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $12; $10 in advance. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. $35-$30. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-843-2825, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

PERFORMING ARTS

"Heaven Bound." 7 p.m. Nov 8-9. $10-$12. Big Bethel A.M.E. Church, 220 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.bigbethelame.org.

"By the Way, Meet Vera Stark." Through Nov. 10. $30-$75. Alliance Theatre Compnay, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-4650, www.alliancetheatre.org.

"Harabel." Through Nov. 10. $20-$35. Theatrical Outfit, the Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 678-528-1500, www.theatrical outfit.org.

"The Nut Croaker Ballet: Murder on Your Toes." Through Jan. 7, $65-$68.50. Agatha's: A Taste of Mystery Dinner Theatre, 161 Peachtree Center Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404- 584-2255, www.agathas.com.

"Clue The Musical." Through Nov. 9. $12-$23. OnStage Atlanta, 2969 East Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-897-1802, www.onstageatlanta.com.

"Ghost: The Musical." Through Nov. 10. $45.60-$99.30. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.foxtheatre.org.

"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." Through Dec. 29. $16.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3089, www.puppet.org.

"Parade." Through Nov. 23, $15-$28. Act3 Playhouse, 6285 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 770- 241-1905, www.act3productions.org.

Dana Gould. Through Nov. 10. $18-$28. Laughing Skull Lounge, 878 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 877- 523-3288, laughingskulllounge.com.

“Macbeth.” Through Nov. 17. $10-$15. Fern Theatre at 7 Stages Black Box, 1107 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. theferntheatre.org.

“Deathtrap.” Through Nov. 24. $20-$29. Georgia Ensemble Theatre at Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. 770-641-1260, get.org.

"A Thousand Clowns." Nov. 8-23. $10-$20. Polk Street Players at St. James' Episcopal Church, 161 Church St., Marietta. 770-218-9669, www.polkstreetplayers.com.

"Autumn Portraits." Eric Bass' handcrafted puppets act out the "autumn" of their existence, meeting their pasts, their selves and even their deaths. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Nov. 8-10. $25. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3089, www.puppet.org.

"Pluto." Through Nov. 24. $26-$45. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St., Suite J-107, Atlanta. 404-607-7469, www.actors-express.com.

Ben Bailey. Nov. 8-9. $25. The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive N.E., Atlanta. 404-252-5233, www.punchline.com.

VISUAL ARTS

"Rendering Atlanta." Through Feb. 28. Free. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road N.W., Atlanta. www.atlantahistorycenter.com.

"Lucinda Bunnen: Georgia Portraits." Through Dec. 12. Free. Atlanta Preservation Center, 327 St. Paul Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-688-3353, www.preserveatlanta.com.

Juried Member's Exhibition. Through Dec. 28. $3-$5. Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth. 770-623-6002, www.thehudgens.org.

"Picasso, Braque & Leger: 20th-Century Modern Masters." Through Dec. 8. $5. Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, 4484 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-364-8555, museum.oglethorpe.edu.

"Haddon Sundblom: Santa Paintings." Through Dec. 8. $5. Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, 4484 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-364-8555, museum.oglethorpe.edu.

"Antichità, Teatro, Magnificenza: Renaissance and Baroque Images of Rome." Through  Nov. 17. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, 571 S. Kilgo Circle N.E., Atlanta. 404-727-4282, www.carlos.emory.edu.

“Master Photos of the World.” By Frank Sharp. Through Nov. 29. Free. Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville. 678-277-0179.

"Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition." Ongoing. $16-$24; $16 ages 4-12; $22 senior citizens; $30 combo ticket with "Bodies … The Exhibition. Premier Exhibition Center, Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 1-866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.

"Bodies … The Exhibition." Ongoing. $16-$24. Premier Exhibition Center at Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.