• Things to do: Fall festivals, Atlanta Greek Festival and Sweet Auburn Music Festival

    By: Allie Goolrick


    Now through October 1

    North Georgia State Fair

    Enjoy a huge variety of family-friendly events at the annual fair in Marietta's Jim R. Miller Park. Meet all sorts of different animals at the petting bar and exotic petting zoo. Catch magic shows, puppet shows and musical acts. Have some good old-fashioned fun at the classic carnival midway. Take in a pig race, a sea lion or an alligator show. The list of attractions goes on and on! Save half off on admission with this Family 2 Family coupon. 

    Now through November 12:

    Buford Corn Maze

    Get lost in the very special Buford Corn Maze -- which celebrates WSB-TV! See if you can make your way through the labyrinth and then bounce on the popcorn jumping pillow, take a hay ride, pick the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, get spooked in the haunted forest, ride ponies and pet animal at the zoo and grab some fall treats from the concession stand! Save $3 off your admission through November 12 by printing and presenting this Family 2 Family coupon. 







    Tuesday, September 26 - Sunday, October 1

    Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'The King and I'

    The Fox Theatre's Broadway season kicks off with the memorable musical about a British teacher who finds herself in 1860s Bangkok -- and in a tempestuous relationship with the King of Siam. 

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    Thursday, September 28 - Sunday, October 1

    Atlanta Greek Festival

    The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, on Clairmont Road, hosts the annual festival that celebrates all things Greek. The fest showcases amazing Greek food, music, dancing, handicrafts, art and history. Busy with work and family? Starting Thursday night, you can drive-thru to pick up food to go! 

    Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1

    2nd Annual Decatur Tiny House Festival

    Anyone with an interest in micro-living, sustainability or simply downsizing to a better lifestyle can get motivated, educated and empowered at Decatur's Tiny House Festival! Take a look inside 20+ tiny houses and hear from a variety of speakers. 

    Saturday, September 30 - Sunday, October 1

    Sweet Auburn Music Festival

    The Sweet Auburn Music Festival dubs itself "a celebration of harmony and peace within the Atlanta community." The festival, which draws thousands to the historic Auburn Ave. district every year, features music in nearly every genre, a car show, child's area, food and more. Admission is free.

    Candler Park Fall Fest

    The 17th annual Candler Park Fall Fest is a two-day celebration of music, art and family. Features a tour of homes, yoga, an artist market, 5k and fun run races, a ferris wheel, a night of music tributes and local musicians. 

    Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival

    Stone Mountain gets into the fall spirit with this kid-friendly fest, which includes storytelling, a dance party parade, a pie eating contest and Spookley's Funtastic Kid's Carnival. 

    Atlanta Ramen Fest 

    The 4th annual Atlanta Ramen Fest takes place on Sunday, October 1 at American Spirit Works. Tickets, which are $40 for general admission, include unlimited ramen tastings from at least 19 restaurants. Beer from Wild Heaven will be for sale. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The Giving Kitchen, a charity that provides emergency assistance grants to metro Atlanta restaurant workers. 

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