Cool weather is here (with a good chance of precip) and you’re a little foggy from last night’s candy hangover? Take in a pow wow, a throwdown, and a beatdown.
ATLANTA HAWKS VERSUS SACRAMENTO KINGS AT STATE FARM ARENA
The Atlanta Hawks, 2-5 after getting whipped on the road by the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, return home to play the Sacramento Kings Thursday, a team that historically has provided almost an even match. Out of 314 regular season matchups, the Kings have won 155 and the Hawks have won 159.
They meet 7:30 p.m.; $11 and up; 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta; www.nba.com/hawks/
NATIVE AMERICAN FESTIVAL AND POWWOW AT STONE MOUNTAIN PARK
Billed as the largest Native American gathering in Georgia, the Stone Mountain Powwow will draw participants from tribes across the U.S. and Central America.
Gathered at the park’s Historic Square, they will compete in inter-tribal dance and drum competitions, present demonstrations of flint-knapping, bow making, fire starting, open fire cooking, and pottery.
An encampment will show visitors the lifestyle of local and regional historic Native American cultures. The festival begins Thursday and continues through Sunday, Nov. 4; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday (check website for times on other days); access to the powwow is included in the $31.95 all attractions pass; Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd,. Stone Mountain; www.stonemountainpark.com/
‘THE ROYALE’ AT THEATRICAL OUTFIT
This is the last weekend to see “The Royale,” propelled by the impressively ripped Garrett Turner as boxer Jay Jackson. Loosely based on the story of Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, “The Royale,” by Marco Ramirez, tells of the segregated world of boxing in the early 20th century, and one man’s struggle against it. Through Nov. 4; 7:30 p.m.; $15-$45; Theatrical Outfit at Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. 678-528-1500, theatricaloutfit.org.
There’s a probability of rain so check the weather before you head out.
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