Things to do in and around Atlanta on Wednesday, Nov. 14

This Wednesday you can see Amy Schumer, hear LeVar Burton and go to the Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Home for the Holidays designer showhouse.

Amy Schumer at the Fox Theatre

It’s not too late to catch comedian Amy Schumer at her rescheduled Atlanta appearance. Schumer, who is in her second trimester, was initial scheduled to appear in September but had to postpone when she found out she was pregnant. Expect to hear Schumer sound off about everything from the personal to the political. Opening acts include Mia Jackson and Janelle James. $32.75-$128.75, plus applicable fees. 8 p.m., Nov. 14, Fox Theatre, 600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta.

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Moonlight & Mistletoe at Home for the Holidays

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Get a first look at Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse at the opening night preview party. The 10th annual showhouse is an 8,232-square-foot English country Buckhead estate on a 1.5-acre lot. The five bedroom home features a second floor gallery of windows, two stair halls and 11-foot ceilings. Be the first to see the holiday lights at night, meet the designers, tour the house and enjoy cocktails and bites at the opening night party. Cocktail attire requested. Uber suggested. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. The showhouse will be open for regular viewing from Nov. 15 - Dec. 9. $175. 6 p.m., Nov. 14., 4540 Jett Road NW, Atlanta. 

LeVar Burton Reads Live!

LeVar Burton, the actor most well know for roles in “Roots” and “Star Trek”, is also known as the “world’s greatest storyteller.” His podcast, LeVar Burton Reads, featuring short-fiction handpicked and read by Burton, has run for three seasons. Burton recently launched a live tour in October. In each city, an author hosts Burton. The Atlanta show will feature Roshani Chokshi. The event is for ages 13 and older. $30 - 100, 8 p.m., Nov. 14. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta.

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