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Pumpkins, Oktoberfest and more: 4 things to do in DeKalb this weekend 

Celebrate the first day of fall with Stone Mountain’s Pumpkin Festival and Oktoberfest in Tucker.


The calendar may still say it's summer, but fall is coming to DeKalb this weekend with Stone Mountain Park's Pumpkin Festival and Tucker's Oktoberfest celebration.

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Check out the following four events worth checking out in DeKalb this weekend:

Pumpkin Festival. 10 a.m-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sept. 21-Sunday, Oct. 28. Free with regular park admission Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain. 1-800-401-2407. https://www.stonemountainpark.com/events/Pumpkin-Festival.aspx.

Stone Mountain Park's Pumpkin Festival has become an annual tradition for many families, with games, live shows and more. The park is adding a family-friendly Glow by Night Experience from dusk-9 p.m. featuring thousands of carved, lighted jack-o-lanterns.

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Visiting Stone Mountain Park's Pumpkin Festival has become a fun tradtition for many area families. (Jason Getz/For the AJC)

Tucktoberfest. $25, which includes several beers. Free for age 20 and under. Noon-midnight. 2003 S. Bibb Drive, Tucker. https://tuckerbrewing.com/tucktoberfest.

Raise a stein and celebrate Oktoberfest with live polka music, German food, carnival rides, hot air balloon rides and more. If you'd like to go all out and wear your lederhosen or dirndl, you can enter a costume contest. Parking is very limited, so organizers suggest that guests use a ride-sharing app or take a shuttle leaving every 5-10 minutes from the Sam's Club parking lot, 1940 Mountain Industrial Blvd.

Concerts on the Square, Free. Saturday, Sept. 22. 101 E. Court Square, Decatur. https://decaturdba.com.

Webster will perform at Decatur's Concert on the Square, and their music is likely to appeal to a variety of ages and musical interests. Their show often includes covers of songs from REM, Tom Petty, The Rolling Stones, Pfish and more.

Paint-n-Paws. Anytime 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $15. Brook Run Park, 4770 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody. 678-478-3002. https://www.cvbdunwoody.com/.

Get your canine friend's help to make a doggy paw print keepsake on a mat board while using non-toxic paint, stencils, stamps, design tools and more. When you've finished your masterpiece, your dog can romp around inside the dog park, with water, dog treats and poop bags provided. If you're interested in going, you'll need to register online.

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