Lissa deGuzman (Jasmine) and Clinton Greenspan (Aladdin) star in the Aladdin North American Tour, coming to the Fox Theatre Sept. 12-23. Photo by Deen van Meer.

Things to do in and around Atlanta on Wednesday, Sept. 12

This Wednesday, take in Paul Simon’s historic farewell tour, get your sew on or catch opening night of the Broadway Musical, Disney’s Aladdin.

What You Need To Know About Paul Simon


Paul Simon makes his final tour through Atlanta with a show at Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood. Simon’s last performance in Atlanta was Summer 2017 at Chastain Amphitheatre. Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will feature Simon’s the hits and classics of his decades long career as well as a selection of songs chosen specifically for the tour. Simon has been touring for more than 50 years from his earliest days at as half of the folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. With so much material to cover, he has reportedly performed second and third encores at shows in other cities. $30- $500. 8 p.m. Sept. 12, Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood, 2002 Lakewood Way SW., Atlanta. 800-653-8000.

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Join this free event at Topstitch which offers time for social sewing while sipping. The event takes place every Wednesday night and is designed to be self-guided rather than instructional. Anyone who needs help with their stitches can schedule private lessons. No sign up is necessary and guests can feel free to BYOB. Free. 6 - 8 p.m. Topstitch Studio and Lounge, Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon, Suite 225, Atlanta. 404-228-7243.


Catch opening night of the hit Broadway musical Disney’s Aladdin. The new production, from the producer of the Lion King, features favorite songs from the film along with new music written just for the stage show by an award-winning team of writers. $30 - $115. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 - 23. The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE. 855-285-8499.

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