Weekend roundup: Go country with DukesFest, Emmylou Harris


Emmylou Harris. The singer performs country, folk, alternative rock, and alternative country musician. She is also the winner of multiple Grammy and Country Music Association awards. 8 p.m. . $25-$75. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-733-4800, 404-249-6400, www.classicchastain.com.

Women's Soccer: Atlanta Silverbacks vs. Bradenton. 7:55 p.m. $10-$20. Atlanta Silverbacks Park, 3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way, Atlanta. 404-969-4906, www.atlantasilverbacks.com.


DukesFest and Hazzard County Fair. Autograph sessions with "Dukes of Hazzard" cast members; a car show featuring hundreds of 1969 "General Lee" Dodge Chargers, trucks and tractors; a demolition derby; stunt shows; craft vendors; Daisy Duke shorts contests; fireworks; music, carnival rides; and children's activities. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. $20; $35 for both days. Advance $15; $25 for both days. Children 12 and younger free. Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 U.S. 19/41 South, Hampton. 770-946-4211, www.dukesfest.com.

The Delfonics and the Cobb Symphony. The R&B singing group performs 8 p.m. $38.75-$45; $20 lawn. Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton. 770-819-7765, 404-249-6400, www.themhba.com.

Roswell Magnolia Storytelling Festival. Donald Davis and Barbara McBride-Smith headline a weekend that includes more than 20 acclaimed tellers in performances and workshops. 10 a.m. $10-$25. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. 770-640-3253, www.cvb.roswell.ga.us/storytelling-schedule.html.

Butterfly Festival. Participants can hand-feed more than 500 butterflies in the butterfly tent. Also, discovery learning stations, craft stations, face painting, live music by Judy Leonard, a monarch puppet show and lemonade and hot dogs sale. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $10; $5 ages 3 and older; ages 2 and younger free. Dunwoody Nature Center, 5343 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody. 770-394-3322, www.dunwoodynature.org/do/butterflyfest.html.


Georgia Author Book Bash. Mix and mingle with 60 literary figures. Authors includes Ferrol Sams, Emily Giffin, Joshilyn Jackson and Mike Luckovich. Presented by Atlanta magazine. 4-7 p.m. $10-$15. Margaret Mitchell House, 990 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-249-7015, 770-578-3502; registration required, www.gwtw.org.

REO Speedwagon with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Jett's single "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" hit the top of the Billboard chart in 1982 and stayed No. 1 for seven weeks. 8 p.m. Table set-up. $38.50-$53.50 reserved; $33.50 lawn. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-249-6400, www.livenation.com.

Gwinnett County Community Theatre Festival. The final day of the festival at Aurora Theatre features David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" performed by Town and Gown Players on the Discovery Point Studio stage. Also "Radio TBS (Trailer Park Broadcasting Scandals)" by Mark Smith is performed by Lionheart Theatre on the Strickland Family Stage. Showtimes are 1:30 p.m. $15; $12 senior citizens and students. 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, www.auroratheatre.com.

Aflac Iron Girl Triathlon. For women of all ages: 1/3-mile swim, 18-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. 7 a.m. $95-$85: advance $85-$75. Lake Lanier Islands, 7000 Holiday Road, Buford. 404-460-1482, www.aflacirongirl.com.

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