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Weekend to do list: November 20-22

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Matt Richards set up trains at the Atlanta Botanical Garden this month. The holiday exhibits continue this weekend, and on through Jan. 3. AJC/Bob Andres

Weekend! I missed you! Look below for activities inside and outside, of science and Santa, of cat showing and bull riding. Music fans, check out our Atlanta Music Scene blog for information about live shows. As always, more suggestions are welcome in the comments! Have fun! — Jamie G.

FRIDAY, NOV. 20

Art: Panel discussion on Harry Shearer’s “The Silent Echo Chamber,” 8 p.m., Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta. FREE, reservations required.

Art: MINT Gallery local art and music reception, 6:30 p.m., Decatur Music Center, Decatur. FREE.

Comedy: Comedian Maz Jobrani performs, 8 p.m., The Punchline, Atlanta.

Rodeo: Professional Bull Riders continues through Nov. 22, 8 p.m., Gwinnett Arena, Duluth.

Sports: Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.

Stage: The Second City: Peach Drop, Stop and Roll,” continues, 8 p.m., Alliance Theatre, Atlanta. Review.

Stage: Final weekend for Synchronicity Theatre’s “Hillary Clinton Got Me Pregnant,” 8 p.m., 7 Stages, Atlanta. Read more.

Stage: Urban Nutcracker continues, 8 p.m., Ferst Center for the Arts, Atlanta.

Exercise: Heels on Wheels ladies bike ride, 6 p.m., Woodruff Park, Atlanta. FREE.

SATURDAY, NOV. 21

Books: TV personality Sherri Shepherd discusses “Permission Slips: Every Woman’s Guide to Giving Herself a Break,” 2 p.m., Decatur Recreation Center, Decatur. FREE.

Crafts: Indie Craft Experience Holiday Shopping Spectacular, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Ambient + Photo Studio, Atlanta.

Festivals: Stone Mountain Christmas continues through Dec. 30, Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain.

For kids: Free day for kids 12 and younger dressed as princesses, princes or frogs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta.

Holidays: Appalachian Christmas Celebration, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Baby Land General Hospital, Cleveland. FREE.

Holidays: Santa arrives by train, 1-3 p.m., Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth.

Music: Spelman College Jazz Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., Spelman College’s Cosby Academic Center Auditorium, Atlanta. FREE.

Outdoors: Owl Prowl night hike, 6:30 p.m., Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell.

Sports: Atlanta Thrashers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.

Stage: TheatreSports improv, 10:30 p.m., Dad’s Garage, Atlanta.

Storytelling: Tellabration storytelling for adults, 8 p.m., Carter Presidential Library and Museum, Atlanta.

SUNDAY, NOV. 22

Animals: CFA International Cat Show continues, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Georgia International Convention Center, Atlanta.

Art: Callanwolde Holiday Pottery Sale continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta. FREE.

For families: Holidays in the Garden continues, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta.

For kids: The Science Wondershop” with Dr. Science, 11:30 a.m., Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Reservations required.

History: Athens Historical Society 50th Anniversary Celebration and Book Release, 3-5 p.m., Taylor-Grady House, Athens.

Outdoors: Cocoa & Candles night hike, 7 p.m., Dunwoody Nature Center, Dunwoody. FREE.

Stage: Once Upon a Mattress” continues, 2 p.m., Rosewater Theatre, Roswell.

Stage:A ‘Shrunken’ Christmas Carol” continues, 2:30 p.m., New London Theatre, Snellville.

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NEWTON COLLIER

November 21st, 2009
9:28 pm

WILL CELEBRATE BOB PATTON LIVE @ MUDCATZ 5500 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD. ATL. MEET AND GREET 6pm-8pm CELEBRATION UNTIL ?. FREE!!! 478-501-2106

Jamie Gumbrecht

November 19th, 2009
12:19 pm

Whoops! Thanks Erica!

Erica

November 19th, 2009
11:23 am

Hey Jamie – the MINT event is actually on Friday the 20th. Thanks for the promotion!