4 things to do in Dekalb this weekend Aug. 26-28



Live a little, DeKalb residents, with these not-to-miss late summer events happening around town:

Decatur Square Bar Crawl. Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday through Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28. Tickets starting at $18. Communion Beer Garden. 129 Church St., Decatur. 470-225-6770.www.eventbrite.com.

At this special two day event, you'll follow a personalized tour guide as you sample special beers and cocktails from local bars and receive an Atlanta Bar Crawl koozie to keep. Some of the proceeds will help support the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program in the area.

Stone Mountain Park Segway Tour. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. $49 per person. Stone Mountain Park. U.S. Hwy 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain. 404-965-3007.www.atlantaadventuretours.com.

Sure, you may enjoy riding your bike through the beautiful landscape surrounding Stone Mountain Park, but you haven't experienced anything like doing it on a Segway. Atlanta Adventure Tours will take you on a 5-mile-long guided Segway tour all around Stone Mountain while sharing local history as you ride. Participants must be at least 14 years old.

Sausage Making Class at Pine Street Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. $125 per person. Pine Street Market. 4A Pine St., Avondale Estates. 404-296-9672. www.culinarylocal.com.

Learn how to make authentic, handmade sausage from the owner of Pine Street Market himself, Rusty Bowers, at this interactive, hands-on event. You'll find out all the ins and outs of grinding, casing and cooking, as well as enjoy a full lunch featuring beer-braised bratwurst.

13th Annual Atlanta Trumpet Festival. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 4 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28. $75 per person, registration required. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall. 1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta. info@atlantatrumpetensemble.com. www.festival.atlantatrumpetensemble.com.

If you enjoy playing the trumpet, spend this weekend surrounded by other trumpet players like yourself at the Atlanta Trumpet Festival at Emerson Concert Hall. No auditions required, and all ability levels welcomed at this event. The registration fee includes meals, music, clinics, rehersals, festival and even a t-shirt.