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WEEKEND EVENTS: BBQ Festival, FLUX and the North GA State Fair

WEEKEND EVENTS: BBQ Festival, FLUX and the North GA State Fair

ATLANTA – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Look for an abundance of BBQ and Brews at Atlantic Station, this weekend. Atlanta’s third annual Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival is a showcase of barbecue styles from all over the South, the Carolina, Texas and infamous Memphis and Kentucky barbecue. The festival will be held starting on Friday and will run through Saturday, October 1. Atlantic Station is located on Atlantic Drive in Midtown.

On Friday night, FLUX returns to Castleberry Hill. The public arts festival will be held in the city’s traditionally artsy, loft-warehouse district. This year about thirty-four projects will be showcased by 219 artists. Among projects showcased is The Hunt by The Collective Project, Volley by Monica Cook, and The Days of Awe by Deanna Sirlin.

Cumming Author to do a Presentation on "Surviving the Loss of a Child" in Decatur

Cumming Author to do a Presentation on "Surviving the Loss of a Child" in Decatur

On Thursday, October 6th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., author Terri Ann Leidich will talk about “Surviving the Loss of a Child” at the Blue Elephant Book Shop at 407 W. Ponce de Leon Avenue in Decatur.

Leidich’s son was twenty-years-old when he was suddenly killed in a motor vehicle accident.

Get Real! Create Your Real Life - Women's Event

Get Real!  Create Your Real Life - Women's Event

 

“Create your REAL life”  with Int'l speaker & author, Christine Martinello

“Getting to a true happy place requires continual work (or play).  Christine is a great help along

the journey. ~Ellen Lucey, Coke

 

Is your life in alignment with your values?  Are you living as joyfully as you would like to today?  

If not, there's hope and a learning event to help you create your real happy life.  Just imagine a

time to learn, have fun and share real life wisdom.  An afternoon in a cozy cottage surrounded

by other REAL women who are lifting and rising together. Get away with girlfriends or run away

for a few hours of ‘Me Time’.  You’ll be happy you did.    

Sat., Oct. 22nd  - 12:30 -3 pm - Chateau Elan 

Callaway Gardens Harvest Moon Festival Tickets Giveaway

Callaway Gardens Harvest Moon Festival Tickets Giveaway

On Oct 6-9, Callaway Gardens plays host to the first ever Harvest Moon Festival, a family-friendly music and food event like no other.

The festival kicks off Thursday, Oct 6 with our Harvest Feast, hosted by The Food Network’s Claire Robinson.  Robinson will provide a demonstration on how to use fresh ingredients and then guests will dine on a farm-to-table dinner while taking in performances from a diverse trio of talented singer-songwriters, including Joe Purdy and Nic Cowan.

Weekend musical guests include Georgia’s own B-52s, Mat Kearny, Shawn Colvin, the Gin Blossoms, and Big Head Todd, just to name a few.  In between sets you can sample food from some of the area’s finest farm-to-table restaurants.  We’ll also have college football on TV so you won’t miss a snap, and an expanded Farmers Market featuring local produce, baked goods and more.. 

WEEKEND EVENTS: Atlanta Football Classic, Chili Cookoff and Music Midtown

WEEKEND EVENTS: Atlanta Football Classic, Chili Cookoff and Music Midtown

ATLANTA – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Check out Jenny Owen Youngs at Unplugged in the Park. Park Tavern, 99X, Miller Lite and Bacardi have all come together to get music fans “up close and personal” with a number of today’s best singer-songwriters as we present the 2011 Unplugged in the Park Music series. Featured performers, included: Sonia Leigh, Alice Peacock, Angie Aparo and Matthew Perryman Jones to Unplugged newcomers like Griffin House, Ingram Hill, and Carbon Leaf, to up and coming locals Connor Christian & Southern Gothic, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers and The Whiskey Gentry. The concert will be held at Park Tavern; which is located at 500 10th Street NE in Atlanta.

On Sunday afternoon, the PAWS in the Park Dog Walk and Pet Expo will be held on Centennial Park.

Dogs dive for a cause at Lake Lanier Pet Fest

Dogs dive for a cause at Lake Lanier Pet Fest

Don’t miss Lake Lanier Pet Fest, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Oct. 1-2 at Laurel Park on Lake Lanier. Come see the amazing Dixie Dock Dogs diving competition with preliminary rounds beginning Sept. 30! There will be agility demonstrations, inflatable fun for the kids, live music, dog contests and pets available for adoption. This second-year event will introduce the Pet Fest 5K and Dog Trot at 8 a.m. Oct. 1.

All Lake Lanier Pet Fest proceeds will help fund adoption programs at the Hall County Animal Shelter. The Hall County Animal Shelter provides abandoned animals with a temporary home, medical services including spay/neuter, and help finding a loving family.

WEEKEND EVENTS: JapanFest, Hayden's Walk and Falcons

WEEKEND EVENTS: JapanFest, Hayden's Walk and Falcons

ATLANTA -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The East Atlanta Village will be action-packed, this weekend. Come out for the 14th Annual East Atlanta Strut, which is a yearly one day extravaganza which includes live music, comedy, a 5K Run/Walk, Artists Market and food. The village is located at the intersection of Glenwood and Flat Shoals Road and the festival begins at 10:00 a.m.

The How Sweet the Sound Choir and Gospel Concert will be held at Philips Arena on Saturday, September 17. Organizers want you to “raise your praise hands ad experience and anointing as incredible choirs and gospel celebrities rock the house during this empowering evening”.