Books, theater, festivals, food — there’s a lot to do this weekend. And if you’re looking for even more live music picks, check out the Atlanta Music Scene blog for a guide to the next few days. As always, suggestions and ideas are welcome in the comments! — Jamie G.
FRIDAY, OCT. 9
For families: “The Library Dragon” continues, extended through Oct. 18, 10 a.m., Theatre in the Square, Marietta.
Haunted stuff: Six Flags’ Fright Fest runs through Nov. 2, Six Flags over Georgia, Austell.
Music: Trey Songz and Mario perform, 8 p.m., The Tabernacle, Atlanta.
Music: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs “Broadway Rocks,” 8 p.m., Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta.
Outdoors: Sunset Stroll with live music and garden tours, 5-8 p.m., Dunaway Gardens, Newnan.
Stage: Final weekend for “Come Fly With Me,” 8 p.m., Alliance Theatre, Atlanta.
Stage: Final weekend for “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” 8 p.m., 7 Stages, Atlanta.
Stage: Final weekend for “Third,” 8 p.m., Horizon Theatre, Atlanta.
SATURDAY, OCT. 10
Expo: Passion Driven Life lifestyle show runs through Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta.
Festivals: Candler Park Fall Fest runs through Oct. 11, Candler Park, Atlanta. FREE.
Festivals: Oakhurst Art and Music Celebration, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Harmony Park in Oakhurst Village. FREE.
For families: Atlanta Parent Magazine’s Family Block Party, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mercer University, Atlanta.
For kids: “Monsters vs. Aliens” screening and other kids activities for Fall Fest, noon, Atlanta Fulton County Public Library Central, Atlanta. FREE.
For pets: Walk ‘n’ Wag to benefit Ahimsa House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lenox Park, Atlanta.
Music: Guitarist Paco Pena performs, 8 p.m., Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta.
Music: Emory Community Choral Festival, 8 p.m., Emory University’s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Atlanta. FREE.
SUNDAY, OCT. 11
Books: Author Colin Kelley discusses “Conquering Venus,” 3 p.m., Bound to Be Read Books, Atlanta. FREE.
Film: “The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue for Hope” screening and National Coming Out Day discussion, 4 p.m., 14th Street Playhouse, Atlanta.
For families: Tunes for Tots benefit concert, noon, Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn, Sandy Springs.
Music: St. Vincent performs, 8 p.m., Ambient Studio Plus, Atlanta. FREE.
Stage: “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” continues, 3 p.m., Kudzu Playhouse, Roswell.
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