Goblins in the Garden
Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Atlanta Botanical Garden. 1345 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta.
Adults, $18.95; children 3-12, $12.95; 2 and younger, free
Wear your favorite costume for an afternoon of treats and activities, including a parade and storytelling; train and pony rides extra. 404-876-5859.
Highland Games and Scottish Festival
Oct. 17-19. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Stone Mountain Park. 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain
Sat., Adults, $17 (at gate, $19); Sun., Adults $15 (at gate, $17); both days, ages 4-12, $5 ($6 at gate); younger than 4, free. Parking $10 per day.
Experience the transformation of the meadows and tree-lined paths of Stone Mountain into the impressive mix of sights and sounds of a Scottish Highland Games. Featuring musical entertainment, children’s events and more.770-521-0228
Heavy Metal in Motion
Oct. 18. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tellus Science Museum. 100 Tellus Dr., Cartersville
Adults, $14; ages 3-17, $10
Come out and enjoy this celebration of transportation including hands-on activities with helicopters, hovercrafts, race cars, mini train rides, bounce houses and more. 770-606-5700
Events are subject to change. Please check websites prior to events.