Manami Yagashiro Lingerfelt and her husband, Tommy, with a copy of the official poster for this year’s Yellow Daisy Festival. As the featured artist at this year’s 46th festival, Manami Lingerfelt’s painting appears on the poster. Tommy Lingerfelt mats and makes many of the frames for his wife’s work and also helps create the prints made from her original acrylic or oil paintings on canvas. JILL VEJNOSKA / JVEJNOSKA@AJC.COM
Photo: Jill Vejnoska
Photo: Jill Vejnoska

What to do in Atlanta | Sept. 3 - Sept. 10

The must-do events around town this week, weekend

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

Yellow Daisy Festival. Sept. 4-7. Free with $10 vehicle entry. Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78, Stone Mountain. www.stonemountainpark.com.

Greater Atlanta Hadassah’s Touch A Truck Family Festival. A benefit for Heart Health. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 7. $5. Centennial High School, 9310 Scott Road, Roswell. www.hadassah.org/touchatruck.

Oprah: The Life You Want Weekend. Sept. 5-6. $99-$599. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. www.philipsarena.com.

Drive-Invasion 2014. Gates open at 10 a.m. Sept. 6. $25; 10 and younger free. Turner Field Green Lot, 755 Hank Aaron Drive S.E., Atlanta. www.drive-invasion.com.

Marietta Mutt Strutt. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 6. Free. Marietta First United Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Ave. N.W., Marietta. www.mariettamuttstrutt.com.

Cherokee Summer Fest. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 6. Woodstock City Park, Arnold Mill Road and Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock. www.cherokeefest.com.

Great Atlanta Beer Fest at Turner Field. 3-8 p.m. Sept. 6. $35-$50. Turner Field, 755 Hank Aaron Drive S.E., Atlanta. greatatlantabeerfest.com.

Cherokee Summer Fest. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 6. Woodstock City Park, Arnold Mill Road and Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock. www.cherokeefest.com.

Paulding Meadows Arts and Crafts Festival. Sept. 6-7. Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows, 724 Paulding Meadows Drive, Dallas. www.facebook.com/PauldingMeadowsArtsCraftsFestival.

Bearing Witness: Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust. 2 p.m. Sept. 7. Free. The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum, 1440 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. 678-222-3700, www.thebreman.org.

“Civil War in Sandy Springs.” Through April 1. Free. Heritage Sandy Springs Museum, 6075 Sandy Springs Circle N.E., Sandy Springs. 404-851-9111, www.
heritagesandysprings.org.

“Imaginary Worlds: A New Kingdom of Plant Giants.” Through Oct. 31. $18.95; $12.95 ages 3-12; younger than 3 free. Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta. atlantabotanicalgarden.org.

PERFORMING ARTS

“Les Liaisons Dangereuses.” Previews Sept. 4-5, $20. Opening night Sept. 6, $40. Through Oct. 5. $26-$45. Actor’s Express Theater, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. www.actors-express.com.

“Only Just A Minute.” Through Sept. 7. $25-$35. Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta. www.onlyjustaminute.com

“The Savannah Disputation.” Through Sept. 7. $20-$35. Theatrical Outfit at the Balzer Theatre at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 877-725-8849, www.theatricaloutfit.org

“Doubt, A Parable.” Through Sept. 6. $17-$25. Out of Box Theatre, 585 Cobb Parkway S., Marietta. 678-653-4605, www.outofboxtheatre.com.

“Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose.” Through Sept. 21. $16.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3391, www.puppet.org.

Norm MacDonald. Sept. 4-6. $25-$30. Atlanta Improv Comedy Club, 56 E. Andrews Drive N.W., Atlanta. 678-244-3612, www.theimprovatlanta.com.

Clubesque: A Modern Cabaret. 8 p.m. Sept. 5. $25-$30. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-944-6700, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Capitol City Opera Company: “Hansel and Gretel.” A performance for families. 2 p.m. Sept. 6. $10 for children 13 and younger; accompanying adults are free. Oglethorpe University’s Conant Performing Arts Center, 4484 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 678-301-8013, www.ccityopera.org.

24 Hour Play Festival. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. $5. Onyx Theater, 1000 Chastain Road N.W., Kennesaw. arts.kennesaw.edu/theatre.

National Black Arts Festival’s Legends Celebration. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. $28-$100. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta. nbaf.org.

“Plaza Suite.” Neil Simon’s play is presented by the Academy Theatre. 8 p.m. Sept. 5-7. $20; $15 in advance online. Stockbridge Community Arts Center, 146 Burke St., Stockbridge. www.academytheatre.org.

“Oklahoma.” Presented by the Front Porch Players. Sept. 5-14. $8-$15. The First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro, 1842 Lake Jodeco Road, Jonesboro. 770-897-1404, www.thefrontporchplayers.com.

“The Hillary Game.” Sept. 10-19. $12. 7 Stages Theater, 1105 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.pushpushtheater.com.

“The Glass Menagerie.” Sept. 11-13. $7.50- $15. Northside United Methodist Church, 2799 Northside Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-876-6686, drama.northsideumc.org.

“The Other Side of Mourning.” Sept. 11-13. $20; $15 in advance; $25 opening night. Horizons School, 1900 Dekalb Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-370-1645.

MUSIC

The Bounce TV Summer Music Festival Tour with Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Patti Labelle. 7 p.m. Sept. 5. $59.75-$125.75. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Drive N.W., Atlanta. www.livenation.com.

Home by Dark Concerts: James Casto, Tony Arata and Annie Mosher. 8 p.m. Sept. 5-6. $17; tables $50-$200. Chukkar Farm and Polo Club, 1140 Liberty Grove Road, Alpharetta. www.chukkarfarmpoloclub.com.

Dayroom, Kick the Robot. 8 p.m. Sept. 5. $20-$25. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

You Me And Apollo, Zangaro. 9 p.m. Sept. 5. $12; $10.00 in advance. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Riverview Concerts: Beauregard and the Downright, the Ruination. 7 p.m. Sept. 6. $10. Riverview Landing, 6269 Riverview Road S.E., Mableton. www.riverviewconcerts.com.

Christopher Thibdeau & Irrera Brothers Duo. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Free. Spivey Hall, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow. 678-466-4200, www.spiveyhall.org.

Passion & Poetry. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. $35. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

R5. 7 p.m. Sept. 6. $22-$39.50. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Lyfe Jennings, Carl Thomas, Juvenile and more. 7 p.m. Sept. 6. $25-$85. Wolf Creek Amphitheater, 3025 Merk Road, College Park. 877-725-8849, wolfcreekamphitheater.com.

Bret Michaels. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. $35-$55. The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. www.amphitheater.org.

August Alsina. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. Sold out. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. tabernacleatl.com.

Spencer Day. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. $30. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Austin Mahone with Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes and Alex Angelo. 7 p.m. Sept. 7. $29.50-$65. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. www.vzwamp.com.

The Six String Social Club Presents Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo. 3 p.m. Sept. 7. $35; $30 advance. Woodstock Community Church, 237 Rope Mill Road, Woodstock. 770-365-7738, www.sixstringsocialclub.com.

Jason Mraz and Raining Jane. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $25-$75. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.foxtheatre.org.

Kings of Leon with Young the Giant and Kongos. 7 p.m. Sept. 9. $23.50-$63.50. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, 2002 Lakewood Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-443-5090, www.livenation.com.

Sucre with the Honey Trees and Merriment. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $10-$12. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

An Evening with Richie McDonald. Lead singer of Lonestar. 7 p.m. Sept. 9. $20. Henry County Performing Arts Center, 37 Lemon St., McDonough. 770-946-3673, www.eventbrite.com.

Alan Morrison, organist. The Atlanta Chapter of the American Guild of Organists opens its 100th anniversary celebration with an organ concert by an Atlanta native. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Free. Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road N.W. www.agoatlanta.org.

3 Doors Down Acoustic. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $35.50-$68.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. tabernacleatl.com.

Kopecky Family Band. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $10-$12. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Kopecky Family Band. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $12; $10/ in advance. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Montana Skies. 1 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. Robert Ferst Center For The Arts, Georgia Tech, 349 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu.

The DejaBlue Grass Band. 8 p.m. Sept. 11. $10; $7 in advance. Red Light Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave. N.E., Atlanta. redlightcafe.com.

Chris Weaver Band featuring Josh Leo, Jacob Bryant. 8 p.m. Sept. 11. $15; $12 in advance. Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth. www.eddieowenpresents.com.

LTJ Bukem with Armani Reign, Sorted, Organik and Don Darko. 9 p.m. Sept. 11. $14. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Jason Marsalis. 8 p.m. Sept. 11. $20-$25. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

B-Side Players. Sept. 11. $8 in advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown. Sept. 11. $12 in advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Rascal Flatts with Sheryl Crow and Gloriana. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11. $24-$72.75. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, 2002 Lakewood Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-443-5090, www.livenation.com.

VISUAL ARTS

“AIGA 100: A Century of Design.” Through Oct. 5. Museum of Design, 1315 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.museumofdesign.org.

“Did You See That? Stories of Urban Oddities.” Through Oct. 25, Donations Appreciated. Spruill Center Gallery, 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road NE, Atlanta. 770-394-4019, www.spruillgallery.blogspot.com.

“Animal Dreams: June Stratton and David Landis.” Through Sept. 13. Free. Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, 425 Peachtree Hills Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-492-7718, www.hagedornfoundationgallery.org.

“Kongo Across The Waters.” Through Sept. 21. $6-$8. Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. 404-865-7100. www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

“Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas.” Through Sept. 14. $12-$19.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.org.

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

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