"Night of the Gorgon" is one of this year's new haunts at Netherworld in Stone Mountain.

Things to do in and around Atlanta: Oct. 25-Nov. 2

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

“Cyclorama: The Big Picture.” Featuring the fully restored cyclorama painting “The Battle of Atlanta.” $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

»»RELATED: Check out our podcast on the restoration of the Cyclorama

Netherworld. Haunted house/Halloween attraction. Nightly through Nov. 3. Also, Nov. 8-9. $25-$65. 2076 W. Park Place Blvd., Stone Mountain. fearworld.com

Doggy Halloween Parade at Decatur Farmers Market. The farmers market runs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, and the parade will start at 11 a.m. Free. 308 Clairemont Ave, Decatur. facebook.com/DecaturFarmersMarkets.

Avondale Wine Walk. 3-7 p.m. Oct. 26. $45; $40 in advance. Downtown Avondale Estates, centered around the Purple Corkscrew Wine Shop & Tasting Room, 32 N. Avondale Road, Avondale Estates. 678-515-8232, exploreavondale.org.

Jonny & Xena “Spread the Words” 5K/Walk, Fun Run and Festival. In addition to the festival and other activities, there will be free pet adoptions with approved applications. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26. Run and walk registration $25-$45.50. Festival is free. 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee. xenathewarriorpuppy.com.

Fall Jonquil Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 26; noon-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle SE, Smyrna. 770-423-1330, facebook.com/FallJonquilFestival.

Day of the Dead Festival. Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. Atlanta History Center, 1300 W. Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. atlantahistorycenter.com.

The Book Festival of the MJCCA. The festival will celebrate 28 years with a packed schedule of local, national, and international authors. Oct. 30-Nov. 18. Series passes for non-members are $180; tickets prices for individual events vary. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA), 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812-4005, atlantajcc.com.

7th Annual Pitbull Awareness Candlelight Vigil. Presented by Friends to the Forlorn. 6-7 p.m. Nov. 2. Free; candles $5. 117 N. Park Square NE, Marietta. friendstotheforlorn.org/vigil-sponsorship.

Taste of Kennesaw. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Free; samples $1-$4. 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw. kennesaw.com/taste-of-kennesaw.

Cabbagetown Chomp & Stomp Chili Cook-off and Bluegrass Festival. 5K run at 8 a.m. Nov. 2, followed by teams and restaurants competing for chili supremacy, along with live music and an artists market. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: Chili spoons, $10 (which is your ticket to the fest); Beer tokens $6; liquor tokens $8. Cabbagetown neighborhood (near Oakland Cemetery) in Atlanta. www.chompandstomp.com.

Chastain Park Arts Festival. Nov. 2-3. Free. 4469 Stella Drive, Atlanta. chastainparkartsfestival.com.

Show host Mr. Wow exploits the Greys’ desire for fame. Contributed by Matt Beard
Photo: For the AJC

PERFORMING ARTS

"The Ghastly Dreadfuls." The spooky season favorite returns with short stories and seasonally appropriate musical numbers. Through Oct. 26. $20-$35. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. www.puppet.org.

“Safety Net.” Chris Dove is the first-ever female fire captain in an Alabama town at war with opioids, and she’s facing it under scrutiny. Through Nov. 10. $15-$45. Theatrical Outfit, Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. 678-528-1500, theatricaloutfit.org.

“Conceal and Carry.” The father of a school shooting victim embarks on an all-night drive towards revenge. Through Nov. 23. Out of Hand Theatre, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. #8500, Atlanta. 404-462-8836, outofhandtheater.com.

“Dial “M” For Murder.” Through Oct. 27. $10-$20. Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Ave., Newnan. 770-683-6282, www.newnantheatre.org.

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Through Oct. 27. $32-$40. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. (in Little Five Points), Atlanta. 404-584-7450, horizontheatre.com.

RELATED: Read our review of Horizon Theatre’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” 

"Mac | Beth." This show re-imagines Shakespeare's supernatural tragedy within the framework of modern-day Catholic school girls studying "Macbeth." Through Oct. 27. Synchronicity Theatre, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta. 404-484-8636, synchrotheatre.com.

"Frankenstein's Funeral." This Found Stages production will take audiences on a physical journey through Mary Shelley’s 200-year-old novel. Through Nov. 3. $45. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1410 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.foundstages.org.

Cirque du Soleil: “Volta.” Through Jan. 5. $49-$275. Under the big top at Atlantic Station, 241 20th St., Atlanta. cirquedusoleil.com/volta.

»»RELATED: Take a look at our preview of “Volta”

Sinbad. 7 p.m. Oct. 26. $35-$55. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Angela Yee’s Lip Service Live. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. $54. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

RuPaul’s Drag Race. 8 p.m. Nov. 1. $60.50-$71.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

“The Nether.” Theater Emory presents an immersive crime drama and haunting sci-fi thriller that explores the consequences of living out our private dreams. Nov. 1-17. $15. Theater Lab at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, theater.emory.edu.

Photo: Andrew H. Walker

MUSIC

“Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban” in concert with ASO. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25; 8 p.m. Oct. 26; and 3 p.m. Oct. 27. $59.50-$119.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

Rick Wakeman. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. $45-$60. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Marc Anthony. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. $65-$185. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Frankly Scarlet. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Logic. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $39.99-$79.99. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. infiniteenergycenter.com.

Ski Mask the Slump God. 9 p.m. Oct. 25. $32.50-$55. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Joe Alterman Trio. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. $25. 8390 Hearn Road, Chattahoochee Hills. www.chatthillsmusic.com.

Stiff Little Fingers. 7 p.m. Oct. 26. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Bea Miller. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. $23-$25. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

IDK. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Mana. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. $29.50-$179.50. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. infiniteenergycenter.com.

White Reaper. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Emory Concerto and Aria Competition. 4 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

Alessia Cara. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. $29.50-$59.50. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

Temples. 7 p.m. Oct. 28. $27.75. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Amber Run. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. $18. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

The Maine. 6 p.m. Oct. 29. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Blis with Weakened Friends, Future Teens and Stay Here. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. $10-$12. Drunken Unicorn, 736 Ponce de Leon Place NE, Atlanta. thedrunkenunicorn.net.

Gina Breedlove. 8 p.m. Oct. 30. $20-$25. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Tegan and Sara. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. $38.50-$58.50. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Helmet. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. $20. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.m.

Caravan Palace. 7 p.m. Oct. 31. $31. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Eliza Neals and the Narcotics. 8 p.m. Oct. 31. $12. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Clairo. 7:45 p.m. Oct. 31. $26-$65. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Satsang. 9 p.m. Oct. 31. $14. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Crist’ian E, Lil 40, Tie Dye Intellect, Moses Sankofa, Taelor Moore, Amira. 9:45 p.m. Nov. 1. $12. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Louis the Child. 8 p.m. Nov. 1. $33.50-$50. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

Jay Som. 7 p.m. Nov. 1. $15.50. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Jimmy Webb. 8 p.m. Nov. 1. $26-$36. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Elton John. 8 p.m. Nov. 1-2. $589-$2,005. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Assuming We Survive, We Were Sharks. 9 p.m. Nov. 2. $12. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Bird Dog Jubilee, Opposite Box, Ice Station Zebra. 9 p.m. Nov. 2. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Doobie. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. $15-$75. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Chris Lane. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. $26.50-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Mercy Me, Crowder. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. $27.75-$154. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. infiniteenergycenter.com.

Atlanta Opera: “La Cenerentola.” Rossini’s take on the fairy tale of Cinderella. Nov. 2, 5, 8 and 10. $45-$150. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.comatlantaopera.org.

Photos of the landscape, family, her children and the unique, haunted dimension to the South are components of the High Museum exhibition “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings,” which includes “Deep South, Untitled (Scarred Tree)” (1998). Photo credit: copyright Sally Mann
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VISUAL ARTS

“Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings.” Through February 2. $14.50, ages 6 and above; free, children 5 and younger and members. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., N.E., Atlanta 404.733.4444, www.high.org.

»»REVIEW: Read our review of “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

“Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986-2003.” Through Dec. 7. Free. Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, 350 Spelman Lane, 404-270-5607, museum.spelman.edu.

Romare Bearden: “Profile.” A lyrical, impressionist portrait of Bearden’s life and the experience of African Americans during the Great Migration from the South. Through Feb. 2. $14.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-4400, www.high.org.

“Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment.” Commemorating the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Through Jan. 31, 2021. $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

Georgia Working Artist Project exhibitions. Myra Greene, through Nov. 2. Cosmo Whyte, Nov. 16-Jan. 11. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 75 Bennett St., Atlanta. 404-367-8700, www.mocaga.org.

“Strange Light: The Photography of Clarence John Laughlin.” Through Nov. 10. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. $14.50, ages 6 and older; free for children 5 and younger and members. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-4444, high.org.

»»RELATED: Read our review of the High Museum’s “Strange Light”

“Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: World of Myth and Magic.” Explore how Jim Henson, Brian Froud, Frank Oz and others created “The Dark Crystal’s” mythical world of Thra. Museum admission is $12.50, but it’s free with a ticket to the Center’s Family Series shows. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. www.puppet.org.

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