Atlanta United fans can catch members of the hometown team in action during the MLS All-Star game on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Staduim. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Things to do in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 1 

Looking for something to do on Wednesday? Take in an all-star game as Major League Soccer’s all-star team takes on Italy’s Juventus F.C. Get into the action when you take a run with the West Midtown Run Club or sit-back and take in a concert during O.A.R.’s summer tour.


Visit Mercedes-Benz Stadium for Major League Soccer’s All-Star game. A compilation the league’s best players face-off against Italy’s Juventus F.C. The star-studded all-star team includes Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez, Brad Guzan, Michael Parkhurst, Miguel Almiron and Ezequiel Barco. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1. $31 -$500 and up. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Drive NW, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000.

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Every Wednesday beginners and ultra marathoners converge on the Westside for a neighborhood run with the West Midtown Run Club. The event, sponsored by Lululemon Westside and RunningNerd, invites runners of all levels to come for a run and fun. After the three to five mile run, participants can stay to enjoy the local bars in the area. 6:30p.m. Aug. 1. Free. 1168 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta. 404-898-0774.

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O.A.R. brings their “Just Like Paradise” Tour to the Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre in Battery Park along with special guest Matt Nathanson. The American rock band founded in 1996 recently celebrated the band’s 20th anniversary with a new album. Frontman Marc Robarge told Billboard in an interview announcing the tour that the album, Just Like Paradise, is symbolic of a new beginning. The show is appropriate for all ages. 6:45 p.m. Aug. 1. $40 - $90. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave, SE, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000.

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