Best Bets | Oct. 8 - Oct. 15

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Best Bets | Oct. 8 - Oct. 15

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"The Collector" was good enough to give us a tour of his home, the Netherworld Haunted House in Norcross. It's to die for. -- Tongue-in-cheek text by Jennifer Brett, jbrett@ajc.com

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FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC. 

Paranoia Haunted House. Through Nov. 2. $20. 608 Holcomb Bridge Road, 678-793-1544, www.paranoiahauntedhouse.com.

Folklore Haunted House. Through Nov. 2. $22. 1265 Merchants Drive, Dallas. folklorehauntedhouse.com.

Netherworld haunted house. Through Nov. 3. Tickets start at $22. 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross. 404-608-2484, www.fearworld.com.

Containment haunted house. Through Oct. 31. $25. 1380 Atlantic Drive N.W., under Atlantic Station. 404-549-5953, containmentatl.com.

Creepers Haunted House. Through Nov. 3. $15-$25. 2781 S. Cobb Drive, Smyrna. www.creepershauntedhouse.com.

Discovery Days. 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 18. $11.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3391, www.puppet.org.

Fright Fest. Through Oct. 27. $39.99-$49.99. Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway S.W., Austell. 770-948-9290, www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia.

Cumming Country Fair and Festival. Through Oct. 13. $2-$7. Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming. www.cummingfair.net.

Pumpkin Festival. Through Oct. 27. Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain. www.stonemountainpark.com.

Turtle Travels Exhibit. Through Jan. 3. $3.50-$10.50. Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. www.gwinnettehc.org.

The Great Georgia Air Show. Oct. 11-13. $15-$25. Atlanta Regional Airport, Falcon Field, 7 Falcon Drive, Peachtree City. 855-332-4427, www.thegreatgeorgiaairshow.com.

Atlanta Cheese Festival. 5 p.m. Oct. 11. $35; VIP $50. Park Tavern at Piedmont Park, 500 10th St., Atlanta. www.parktavern.com.

The Pet Revolution 24 Adoption Marathon and Run Fur Their Lives 5k and Fun Run. Includes pet costumes contests and educational presentations. 7 p.m. Oct. 11-7p.m. Oct. 12. Free to attend event; $25 for 5k & $15 for mile fun runs. Gwinnett County Animal Shelter, 884 Winder Highway, Lawrenceville. 770-339-3200, www.gwinnettcounty.com.

Lilburn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 12. Lilburn City Park, Main and Railroad streets, Lilburn. www.lilburndaze.org.

Destination East Point. 2-8 p.m. Oct. 12. East Point Commons, Hillside Lane, Atlanta. www.downtowneastpoint.com/destinationeastpoint.

Atlanta Pride Festival. Events continue through Oct. 13, including the annual parade at 1 p.m, starting at Civic Center MARTA station and continuing down Peachtree Street to Piedmont Park. Piedmont Park, 400 Park Drive N.E., Atlanta. atlantapride.org.

Oakhurst Arts & Music Festival. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 12. Free. Harmony Park, East Lake Drive and Oakview Road, Decatur. hoakhurstartsandmusicfestival.com.

USDDN Disc Dog World Finals 2013. Oct. 12-13. Free. Dellinger Park, 100 Pine Grove Road, Cartersville. 706-316-5165, www.woofsports.com.

Fine Art Mecca Festival. Oct. 12-13. Carrollton Cultural Art Center, 251 Alabama Street Carrollton. www.meccafest.com.

Battle of the Burgers. 11 a.m. Oct. 12. $35; $25 in advance. John Howell Park, 841 Virginia Ave., Atlanta. www.battleoftheburgers.com.

Brookhaven Chili Cook Off. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 12. Free Admission; $5-$10 for chili-tasting spoon. 2740 Apple Valley Road, Atlanta. 404-732-3959, www.brookhavenchilicookoff.com.

Fall Festival at Riverview Landing. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 12. Free; suggested donation of $5 benefiting Chattahoochee NOW, Chattahoochee River Keeper and the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Riverview Landing, 6271 Riverview Road S.E., Mableton. 404-888-9348, www.riverview-landing.com.

An Old Fashioned Picnic and Bluegrass Festival. Noon Oct. 12. Free. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 E. Crogan St., Lawrenceville. 770-822-5450, www.gwinnettcounty.com.

Whittier Mill Parktoberfest. 3-10 p.m. Oct. 12. $5-$20. Whittier Mill Village Park, Wales Ave. N.W., Atlanta. www.parktoberfestatl.com.

Pink and Blue Extravaganza: A Celebration of Cancer Survivors. 9 p.m. Oct. 12. $40. Crown Plaza Ravinia, 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 678-234-5780, therobinlatimorefoundation.eventbrite.com.

Marco Polo Celebration Day. 10 a.m. Oct. 12. $15.50-$17.50. Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road N.E., Atlanta. www.fernbankmuseum.org.

Providence Baptist Church Community Fall Festival. 11 a.m. Oct. 12. Free. Providence Baptist Church, 1773 Hawthorne Ave., College Park. 404-209-1423, www.providencebc.com.

Sweet Auburn Music Fest. Oct. 12-13. Free. Auburn Avenue and Jesse Hill Jr. Drive N.E., Atlanta. 404-500-2692, www.sweetauburnmusicfest.com.

“Imaginary Worlds: Plants Larger Than Life.” Through Oct. 31. $18.95; $12.95 ages 3-12. Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org.

 

MUSIC 

Patrick Dodd. Oct. 11. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Maria Minerva & Butterclock. Oct. 11. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Shuggie Otis. 9 p.m. Oct. 11. $28-$25. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com.

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $18; $15 in advance. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Mount Kimbie. 9 p.m. Oct. 11. $15; $13 in advance. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Dr. Dog. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $23.50. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Leopold and His Fiction. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. $10. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Reptar, Little Tybee, Mood Rings and Cousin Dan. 9 p.m. Oct. 11. $10. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-7354, www.variety-playhouse.com

Alton Brown & the Edible Inevitable Trio. Oct. 11. $12. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Big Sam’s Funky Nation. 9 p.m. Oct. 11. $15; $10 in advance. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Atlanta Opera: “Tosca.” 8 p.m. Oct. 11; 3 p.m. Oct. 13. $26-$133. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.atlantaopera.org.

Gordon Vernick. Jazz trumpeter. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $20. The Velvet Note, 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. 855-583-5838, www.thevelvetnote.com.

Chris Milam, the Last Tycoon, and Kristen Englenz. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $10; $7 in advance. Red Light Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave. N.E., Atlanta. redlightcafe.com.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Concertmaster David Coucheron is the soloist for Barber’s Violin Concerto. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. $24-$75. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Steven Lin. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $25. Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta. 404-894-2787, www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu.

Eddie Levert “Evening Under The Stars.” 7 p.m. Oct. 12. $45; $65 (courtyard seating); $85 (VIP). Sugar Creek Golf and Tennis Club, 2706 Bouldercrest Road S.E., Atlanta. 404-687-4090, sugarcreekga.com.

Danzig. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. $34; $29 in advance. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com

Georgia Philharmonic: “A Night at the Movies.” 7 p.m. Oct. 12. $11-$26. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. www.roswellcac.com

Atlanta Freedom Bands: “Color Our World: Life, Spirit, Magic.” 8 p.m. Oct. 12. $30; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-941-0250, www.atlantafreedombands.com.

Al Petteway and Amy White. 8 p.m. Oct. 12. $35; $30 in advance. The Six String Social Club, 11420 Crabapple Road, Roswell. 770-365-7738, www.sixstringsocialclub.com.

Heather Luttrell. 9 p.m. Oct. 12. $15. Steve’s Live Music, 234 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs. 404-418-6777, www.steveslivemusic.com.

Example. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 12. $18; $16 in advance. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-7354, www.variety-playhouse.com

Mayday Parade. 6 p.m. Oct. 12. $20. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Lauren Mann & the Fairly Odd Folk. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. $10.The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds. Oct. 12. $12. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Kid Cudi, Big Sean, Logic. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12. $43. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Atlanta Master Chorale: “A Drop in the Ocean.” 8 p.m. Oct. 12. $20. Emory University Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, www.arts.emory.edu.

Chuck Cannon & Friends. 8 p.m. Oct. 12. $20-$27. Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth. 404-478-2749, www.eddieowenpresents.com.

The Swon Brothers. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 12. $25-$60. Wild Bill’s, 2075 Market St., Duluth. , www.wildbillsatlanta.com.

Sauce Boss. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 12. $12. Darwin’s, 1598 Roswell Road, Marietta. www.darwinsblues.com.

Dwight Yoakam. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. $40-$36.50. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-891-6168, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

Michael McDonald. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. $35-$125. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-5000,www.atlantasymphony.org.

Themestock. Oct. 13. $10 advance. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

Electric Six. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. $12. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-522-3950, www.badearl.com.

Von Grey. 7 p.m. Oct. 13. $15-$13. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. www.terminalwestatl.com

Vienna Teng. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. $28; $24 in advance. Eddie’s Attic, 515 N. McDonough St., Decatur. , www.eddiesattic.com.

Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble with Duke Wind Ensemble. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. $8-$10. Bailey Performance Center, 1000 Chastain Road N.W., Kennesaw. 770-423-6650, baileycenter.kennesaw.edu.

John-Baptiste Robin, organ. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. $10-$15. All Saints Episcopal Church, 634 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 404-881-0835, www.allsaintsatlanta.org.

Erick Baker. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $15-$20. Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth. 404-478-2749, www.eddieowenpresents.com.

Aaron Carter. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 15. $20; $16 in advance. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. 404-843-2825, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

Noah and the Whale. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $22.50; $20 in advance. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-7354, www.variety-playhouse.com

Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Ghost. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. $49.50-$22.50. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, 2002 Lakewood Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-443-5090, www.livenation.com.

Shook Twins. Oct. 15. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

The Browning, This or the Apocalypse, Honour Crest, Tear Out the Heart, Myka, Relocate. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. $12. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

Raheem DeVaughn. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $24. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-885-1365, www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Loraine, Absence of Ocean, Bright Like the Sun, Cinema Nova. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. $7. The Masquerade, 695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.masq.com.

 

PERFORMING ARTS

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow ... Someone Dies.” Through Nov. 6. $65-$68.50. Agatha’s: A Taste of Mystery Dinner Theatre, 161 Peachtree Center Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.agathas.com.

“Choir Boy.” Through Oct. 13. $33-$38. Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, 404-733-5000, www.alliancetheatre.org.

“Third Country.” Inspired by real life events in Clarkston, playwright Suehyla El-Attar looks at a community in transition. Through Oct. 20. $20-$30. Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-622-2235 ext. 268, www.horizontheatre.com.

“Milvotchkee, Visconsin.” Through Oct. 20. $20-$35. Synchronicity Theatre at 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-484-8636, www.synchrotheatre.com.

“Henry V.” Through Oct. 12. Free; $5 suggested donation. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. 678-561-2273, www.northfultondramaclub.org.

“The Andrews Brothers: A Madcap Musical Salute to the Swinging ’40s.” Through Oct. 20. $12-$26. Stage Door Players at North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, www.stagedoorplayers.net.

“Othello.” Through Nov. 3. $15-$36. The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-874-5299, www.shakespearetavern.com.

“Hamlet.” Presented by Georgia Shakespeare. Through Oct. 27. $15-$45. Oglethorpe University’s Conant Performing Arts Center, 4484 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-504-1473, www.oglethore.edu.

“All Childish Things.” Through Oct. 27. $20-$30. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, www.auroratheatre.com.

“Urinetown.” Through Oct. 20. $15-$30 - $15. Fabrefaction Theatre Company, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., Atlanta. www.fabrefaction.org.

“The Wizard of Oz.” Through Oct. 20. $16.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3391, www.puppet.org.

Tommy Johnagin. Through Oct. 12. $15. Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre, 56 E. Andrews Drive N.W., Atlanta. 678-244-3612, www.TheImprovAtlanta.com.

Pablo Francisco. Oct. 11-13. $28. The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive N.E., Atlanta. 404-252-5233, www.punchline.com.

“Clue The Musical.” Oct. 11-Nov. 9. $12-$23. OnStage Atlanta, 2969 East Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-897-1802, www.onstageatlanta.com.

Whodi. Oct. 11-12. $12. Bonkerz Comedy Club, 11000 Alpharetta Highway, Roswell. 770-992-5688, www.BonkerzAtlanta.com.

Sugarloaf Ballet: “Snow White.” Oct. 12-13. Gwinnett Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. www.sugarloafperformingarts.com.

“A Raisin in the Sun.” Oct. 11-20. $12.60. New London Theatre, 2338 Henry Clower Blvd. S.W., Snellville. 770-559-1484, www.newlondontheatre.org.

James Adomian. Oct. 11-13. $15-$25. Laughing Skull Lounge, 878 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 877-523-3288, laughingskulllounge.com.

“The Boys Next Door.” Through Oct. 26. $18-$22. Marietta Players, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. 770-597-0442, www.mariettaplayers.com.

“Fun Sized Razor Blades.” Through Oct. 19. $10. The Village Theatre, 349 Decatur St. S.E., Atlanta. 404-688-8858, www.villagecomedy.com.

Wanda Sykes. Oct. 12. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Jimmy Fallon. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.atlantaopera.org.

Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. $53.75-$33.75. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

 

VISUAL ARTS

“Barrique: Wine, Design & Social Change.” Through Oct. 13. $5-$10. Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-979-6455, www.museumofdesign.org.

“Master Photos of the World.” By Frank Sharp. Through Nov. 29. Free. Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville. 678-277-0179.

“Antichità, Teatro, Magnificenza: Renaissance and Baroque Images of Rome.” Through  Nov. 17. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, 571 S. Kilgo Circle N.E., Atlanta. 404-727-4282, www.carlos.emory.edu.

“Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” Ongoing. $16-$24; $16 ages 4-12; $22 senior citizens; $30 combo ticket with “Bodies … The Exhibition. Premier Exhibition Center, Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 1-866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.

“Bodies … The Exhibition.” Ongoing. $16-$24. Premier Exhibition Center at Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.

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