Books: Author Eric Jerome Dickey reads “Resurrecting Midnight,” noon, Borders-CNN Center & 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble-Buckhead, Atlanta. FREE.
For families: Frog Slog, 7 p.m., Panola Mountain State Park, Stockbridge.
Music: Chicago and Earth, Wind and Fire perform, 7 p.m., Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta.
Poetry: Franklin Abbott reads with Karen Head, Ken Martin and Queen Sheba, 7:30 p.m., Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, Atlanta. FREE.
Sports: Atlanta Dream vs. Sacramento Monarchs, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.
Sports: Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres series begins, 7 p.m., Turner Field, Atlanta.
Stage: Reading of “Buried Child” by Sam Shepard, PushPush Theater, 7 p.m., Decatur. FREE.
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