7 days of things to do in Atlanta | Sept. 7-13

Credit: Contributed by The High Museum of Art

Credit: Contributed by The High Museum of Art

Run for a cause, enjoy a hilarious night of live rap battles, get creative at The High and more! This week is filled with events you don't want to miss.

Monday, Sept. 7

Big Peach Sizzler 10K 

7:30 a.m. start at the Chamblee MARTA Station and finish at the Buckhead Station Shopping Center. Lace up for this super fast 10K that raises funds for cystic fibrosis research. After you're done, celebrate your big finish at the post-race bash featuring music, food and freebies. Race day registration begins at 6 .am. $45 race fee. Event details at milesforcf.org/sizzler/

Tuesday, Sept. 8

Epic Rap Battles of History

7 p.m. at The Masquerade.  Bring your friends for a night of comedy featuring creators of Epic Rap Battles of History, Nice Peter and Epic Lloyd. Their channel has over 12 million subscribers and nearly two billion plays worldwide and on Tuesday, you'll get to see the most popular rap battles performed live complete with a DJ and band. Tickets are $25. Event details at masqueradeatlanta.com/events/epic-rap-battles-of-history

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Tangerine Tango Fashion Show

5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bloomingdale's Lenox Square. September is Hunger Action Month and this event calls for a great time and a great cause. Come together to fight hunger as you enjoy an evening of fashion, food and fun. Tickets are $75/person. Event details at acfb.org/events/tangerine-tango-fashion-show

Thursday, Sept. 10

East Lake Golf Club Playoff Grill-off 

6-9 p.m. at East Lake Golf Club. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Que is participating in East Lake Golf Club and The East Lake Foundation's inaugural BBQ competition, where you and your guest will enjoy savory barbeque, live entertainment and an open bar. Support the Fox Bros. team as they compete for the "People's Choice" and "Critics' Choice" awards. Tickets are $100 and include the full buffet and open bar. Event details at foxbrosbbq.com/fox-bros-atlanta-food-events.html

Friday, Sept. 11

Open Studio class

5-8 p.m. at The High Museum of Art. This month's teen open studio class invites you and your friends to swing by and find some serious inspiration while experimenting with materials like charcoal, metal, fabric, paint and more. The High's motto is pretty simple: Meet people. Make art. Chill out. The Open Studio class is a drop-in class, so come by any time between 5-8 p.m. Free for teens. Event details at high.org/Programs/Programs/Events/2015-Events/Teen-Programs/Open-Studio-2015

Friday Night Lates

4-9 p.m. at The High Museum of Art. Take advantage of the museum's extended Friday hours with half-price admission after 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 12

Monster Drawing Rally

1-4 p.m. at The High Museum of Art. Come watch 75 Atlanta area artists come together to create art live in the High's Robinson Atrium in conjunction with the exhibition "Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines." The works will even be available for purchase that day only for $75 each. The event is free with museum admission. Event details at high.org/Programs/Programs/Events/2015-Events/Special-Events/Monster-Drawing-Rally-091215

String Fling Gala

6:30 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead. This black-tie-optional gala benefits the Center for Puppetry Arts' outreach programs such as Field Trip Sponsorship, which provides about 70,000 discounted and free admissions for children annually. This year's theme is "Puppets for All" and the event will commence with a cocktail hour followed by dinner, short puppetry performances, a live auction and more. Individual tickets are $200. Event details at puppet.org/spec/fundraiser.shtml

Sunday, Sept. 13

Word is Born Poetry Open Mic

Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8:30 p.m. at Apache Cafe. Bring a date or friend for a night of inspiring spoken word. General admission is $10, but for guaranteed table seating, purchasing table tickets is recommended. You must be 18 years of age to attend, but will be charged an additional $5 if you are not 21 years or older. Event details at events.accessatlanta.com/atlanta_ga/events/word-born-weekly-poetry-o