Amidst the flurry of Thanksgiving recipe-testing and prepping the home to host guests, we’ve gathered a collection of pumpkin-smashing, almost-Christmas events to get you out of the house for a little while. Take the kids to experience a live performance, learn about human rights, or simply gaze at the moon. Those moments together are what we’re most thankful for, anyway.
For those who want to take a deeper dive into the theater’s history, the Fox Theatre Ghost Tours (running October 9 – 30) offer just that, infused with a streak of Halloween-time spookiness. One of the Fox’s expert guides will lead you through spaces both familiar and foreign, from the lobby and downstairs ladies lounge to the bowels of the building beneath the stage.
Freed Spirits is set in Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery, and begins with a tornado that rips through the landmark cemetery, unearthing objects and spirits that have been buried for hundreds of years. A group of 4 quirky characters have to work together to unravel the mystery, and discover the truth about the cemetery’s secrets and each other.
We are HUGE fans of Dunwoody Nature Center. We adore the creek, the playground, the regular events…it’s the very definition of a ‘gem’ in Metro Atlanta. That’s why we are elated to share information about their inaugural Art in the Park event, cleverly dubbed Hoos in the Forest this year.