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Sunday, September 3
Beauty & the Beast Sing-A-Long
The Fox Theatre
Capping off the 2017 Summer Film Festival is the sing-a-long version of Walt Disney's animated gem "Beauty and the Beast." Throughout the summer, modern and vintage movie classics were shown on Fox Theatre's big screen as patrons enjoyed movies under the "stars".

Sunday, September 10
Bob Bakert and his Six Piece Band
Chattahoochee Nature Center
The Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell Sundays on the River Concerts series has been taking place the second Sunday of each month. See Bob Bakert and his 6-piece band Sunday, September 10 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the final concert of the summer. Enjoy a night out with families and friends listening to soothing live music on the river. For more information visit

Saturday, September 16
Star Wars and More:
The Music of John Williams

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Come join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre as Principal POPS Conductor Michael Krajewski leads a special performance featuring the very best of John Williams' legendary film scores, including pieces from Hook, Harry Potter and the Star Wars series. Plan your dinner in advance with a themed picnic basket. Visit

Saturday, September 16
Upright Citizens Brigade
Ferst Center for the Arts
Founded by Amy Poehler (SNL, Parks and Recreation), Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company performs a night of provocative sketch comedy and absurd improv. An incubation lab for upcoming talent, the cast is hand-picked from the best improv comedians in the country and has included Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Horatio Sanz (SNL), Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt, Bridesmaids), and Rob Corddry (The Daily Show), among many others. This performance may contain adult language. Tickets at and 404-894-9600.

September 20 & 21
Million Dollar Quartet
Cobb Energy Centre
The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet inspired by the true story of four iconic rock & roll pioneers and how they came together for one magical night, comes to Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on September 20 & 21. The real-life event turned smash hit musical reimagines four of the greatest rock n' roll legends of all time: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Relive the magical era featuring an incredible score of rock & roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians. Visit

Saturday, September 23
Fall Folklife Festival
Atlanta History Center
Celebrate all things Southern at the Atlanta History Center's Fall Folklife Festival. The Smith Family Farm provides the ideal backdrop for exploring our Southern foodways traditions with chef demos and discussions in our open hearth kitchens. Hands-on demonstrations explore Southern crafts such as basket weaving, woodworking, pottery, food preservation and candle dipping. Sip local brews while listening to the sounds of Georgia folk musicians, visiting with regional folk artists and exploring signature exhibitions and the fall foliage in the Goizueta Gardens.

September 29 - October 1
Decatur Tiny House Festival
Downtown Decatur
The Tiny House Festival offers three days of thought-provoking speakers and 20+ real and really cool tiny houses to tour. Attendees will be able to attend various sessions, such as a presentation from City of Atlanta's Commissioner of City Planning Tim Keane who will consider the relationship between the micro movement and metropolitan cities. Visit

Saturday, September 30
The Dark Crystal Fan Film Event
Center for Puppetry Arts
Cheryl Henson, President of the Jim Henson Foundation along with winners of the Dark Crystal Fan Film competition take part in a special event honoring "The Dark Crystal". The enchanting evening will include a screening of the fan films and a talkback with Henson who judged the competition, along with grand prize-winning director Kristin Dalleske and runner-up James Pendleton. Henson will be on hand to sign copies of "The Dark Crystal: Ultimate Visual History." Following the fan films there will be a special full-length screening of the original film "The Dark Crystal." More information at

Saturday, September 30
Put on your lederhosen and join Oktoberfest Atlanta on Saturday, September 30th. Enjoy a variety of cold beers, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities. There will be plenty of Bavarian pretzels and food vendors with a variety of German fare available for purchase. Experience authentic German polka music performed by the Wurstbrats followed by additional live artists. A series of life-sized yard games will be on hand including: Giant Jenga, Super-Sized Connect Four, Cornhole, Ladder Ball, and more. Visit



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