A vendor sets out her knit pieces during last year’s Norcross Art Fest. Photo: Handout
Food: Celebrating its 11th year, the Taste of Atlanta at Tech Square features food from vendors in and around metro Atlanta, as well as food trucks through Oct. 7. Read our preview.
Arts, benefit: The Pink Frog Affair: An Evening of Poetry, Music and Dance pays tribute to breast cancer patients and survivors with music from Jennifer Holliday, Kathleen Bertrand and Ken Ford and performances from Atlanta Ballet and Morehouse College Glee Club.
Festival, holiday: Stone Mountain Park’s 10th Annual Pumpkin Festival features a pie eating contest, costume dance party and trick-or-treat scavenger hunt. The event runs through Oct. 28.
Stage: Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents the rousing musical “Anything Goes.” It opens Sept. 21 and continues through Oct. 7 at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre in Marietta.
Stage: Bram Stoker’s horror classic gets a modern musical update in “Dracula: The Rock Opera,” which runs through Oct. 14 at 7 Stages Theater.
Stage: “1776” is a musical take on the creation and signing of the Declaration of Independence by representatives of the 13 original colonies. See it at Dorsey Studios Theater through Oct. 7.
Festival: Art lovers will find plenty to love at the Norcross Art Fest at Thrasher Park in Norcross. The event, which runs through Oct. 7, features artists from across the country and a free children’s art pavilion.
Music: Bell X1, One of Ireland’s most popular bands brings its tight, melodic pop to Smith’s Olde Bar.
Festival: “Antiques Roadshow” fans will find lots to please at Crossroads at Crabapple Antique and Art Festival, which features 50 antiques dealers from six states.
Festival: If you love your collard greens, it’s a safe bet you’ll enjoy the Atlanta Collard Greens Cultural Festival at English Avenue Elementary School. The event will feature food, an African marketplace and entertainment.
Festival: Powder Springs Day features food, entertainment and rides.
Festival: Want a side of history with your scares? Sunday in the Park reconnects the Historic Oakland Cemetery with its Victorian roots harkening back to Oakland’s founding 162 years ago as a garden cemetery.
Festival: Round up the dogs for the fourth Chattapoochee Pet Fest, featuring pet adoptions, crafts, prizes for the best pet costume and appearances by Duluth’s Top Dog.
Music: Bachata singer Prince Royce brings his brand of Latin pop to the Tabernacle.