Weekend roundup: Basketball, bikes can entertain dads

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

• Rachelle Ferrell. The jazz vocalist performs at 8 p.m. $36.50. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-659-9022, 404-249-6400, www.livenation.com.

"Democratic Vistas: Exploring the Danowski Poetry Collection." First editions and other rarities from poets including Walt Whitman, W.H. Auden, Gwendolyn Brooks, T.S. Eliot, Allen Ginsberg and Langston Hughes. In the Schatten Gallery. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Woodruff Library, Emory University, 540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta. 404-727-6861, www.web.library.emory.edu.

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

• Roots and Music Festival. Traditional and contemporary bluegrass, Americana and folk music in the Anderson Music Hall. Bring your instruments and enjoy the Pickin' Pavilion. Also arts and crafts booths and food vendors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. crafts; 1-11 p.m. music (the Infamous Stringdusters, Trees Leave. Lovell Sisters, the Greencards, Tim O'Brien, the Sam Bush Band). $18 Friday; $26 Saturday; two-day pass $39; crafts free. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Park Road at U.S. 76, Hiawassee. 706-896-4191, www.georgiamountainfairgrounds.com.

Celebrity Basketball: Father's Day Celebration. The Harlem Legends take on the Smyrna All-Stars, a team of Cobb County educators, coaches, politicians, business and community leaders. Former Georgia Tech stars Jarrett Jack and Mario West, now with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Atlanta Hawks, respectively, are on the All-Stars. Clinic for ages 5-12 is 5-6 p.m. Only clinic participants and their parents will be admitted then. Benefits the Smyrna Stars Junior Division AAU basketball program. 7 p.m. $15; $10 advance; $10 additional for clinic. Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. 678-910-2823, www.smyrnastars.com.

Chris Botti and Paula Cole. Contemporary jazz trumpeter and Grammy Award-winner singer/songwriter kick off the 35th Anniversary Delta Classic Chastain concert series. 8 p.m.. $30-$60. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-733-4800, 404-249-6400, www.classicchastain.com.

"Full Moon Horror Road Show." Film clips and trailers from horror and cult films. Puppet and doll auctions, audience participation, special effects demonstrations. Ages 18 and older. 7:30 p.m. $20. Plaza Theatre, 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. 404-873-1939, www.fullmoondirect.com.

Salsa Summer Sting. A full day of salsa dancing workshops for all levels — from beginner to advanced. No partner necessary. Workshops followed by a night of social dancing. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. workshops; 9 p.m. evening dance. $45 all-day workshops and party; $15 workshop; $6 party. Georgia Tech Student Center, 350 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-894-2788, www.gtsalsa.org.

"Sports Zoolebrity Day." Members of college and professional sports teams available for autographs and photos. Participating teams include Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Falcons, Georgia Tech and Atlanta's newest sports team — the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Ticket booths close at 4:30 p.m.). Free with zoo admission of $17.99; $13.99 military, senior citizens, students; $12.99 ages 3-12, ages 2 and younger free. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave., Atlanta. 404-624-9453, www.zooatlanta.org.

BMX Park Grand Opening. The new park features a 20,000-square-foot free, lighted skate complex. Opening-day events include bike clinic, BMX and skating demonstrations and a portable rock-climbing wall. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. Duncan Creek Park, 3700 Braselton Highway, Dacula. 770-822-8840, www.gwinnettcounty.com/cgi-bin/gwincty/egov/ep/gcbrowse.do?channelId=-536881904&pageTypeId=536880236.

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

• Real Men Cook for Charity. Amateur and other chefs compete at the annual Father's Day event. Also, performance by R&B singer Tony Terry, cooking demonstrations, clowns and face painting. 3-6 p.m. $25; $15 ages 12 and younger. Advance online: $20; $10 ages 12 and younger. Georgia Freight Depot, 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta. 404-656-3850, 404-344-8496, www.realmencook.com/atlanta.htm

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