Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

We have you covered for the best family-friendly events this month: theatre, exhibits, virtual events and more. Don’t miss our Top Halloween Events. Also check out our guide to the best Fall Festivals and Fairs.

Due to cancellations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, please check all events before you go.

Virtual Good Taste Gwinnett

Livestream cooking demonstrations, restaurant tours, interviews and more. Oct. 15, 22 and 29.

Pop-In for Family Fun at Marietta Museum of History

Interact with the museum with book-themed activities and crafts. Oct. 17.

Family Backyard Campout at Dunwoody Nature Center

Spend a night under the stars for camping, s’mores, a night hike or a self-guided hike. Oct. 17-18.

A Cabaret on the Green at Elm Street Cultural Arts Village

Enjoy an evening of musical theatre and more under the stars with the cast of Elm Street’s future production “Dogfight The Musical.” Oct. 18.

Virtual Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience

Stream this performance featuring Wilbur, a clothes-loving mole rat, as he navigates the pressure to be like everyone else in this fun musical. Oct. 21-Nov. 3.

Comedy of Errors at Elm Street Cultural Arts Village

This Shakespeare play follows estranged twin sisters and estranged twin servants separated at birth in a mistaken identity plot. Oct. 23-25.

Virtual Long Ago & Only Once

Presented by Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, this dance film represents the idea of waiting with modern dance. Oct. 23-Nov. 21.

Duluth Drive-In Theatre

Celebrate Halloween with “Beetlejuice.” Oct. 24.

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show at Russell Regional Airport

See top military and civilian aviation performances at this drive-in event, which includes the Golden Knights Parachute Team and the USAF Thunderbirds Jet Team. Oct. 24-25.

In My Granny’s Garden from Alliance Theatre

Young audiences will explore the glory of growing your own food. Through Oct. 31.

Alice’s Wonderland Reimagined at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Fall down the rabbit hole and view the topiary-like sculptures of a 16-foot Red Queen and 14-foot Alice. Through Nov. 1.

Dinosaur Explore at Stone Mountain Park

See moving life-size dinosaurs, and enjoy paleontology tents, a feeding wall and more. Through Nov. 1.

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience and more. Through Nov. 1.

Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books at High Museum of Art

More than 80 artworks show the power of the Civil Rights Movement and how it shaped history and the present, as well as featuring icons from the movement, such as Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Martin Luther King Jr. and more. Through Nov. 8.

Murmuration at Woodruff Art Center’s Sifly Piazza

This outdoor exhibition reflects Atlanta’s skyline and greenspaces inspired to help the viewer connect with nature. Through Nov. 29.

Naturally Artistic at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Explore the four elements: wind, water, earth and fire, visit four outdoor art stations, and create your own art. Through Nov. 30.

Discover the innovations of animals’ evolution with highly interactive, hands-on and fun activities, which bring the amazing science of biomechanics to life. Through Jan. 3.

Machines in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

Experience the genius of Leonardo da Vinci with machines based on his designs, as separated by the four elementsL air, water, land and fire. Through Jan. 10.

Past Events:

Music in the Meadow at Serenbe

From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, enjoy an outdoor concert series at Serenbe with “Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The Beatles” and “Opera’s Greatest Hits.” Oct. 2-3.

The Taste of the Fair at Jim R. Miller Park

Get your favorite fair foods from the North Georgia State Fair at this drive-thru event. Oct. 2-4.

Saturday Morning Workshop at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Participate in an engaging workshop for hands-on creativity to create your own puppet with listening to “Stellaluna.” Oct. 3.

Virtual Decatur Book Festival

Celebrate books of all genres and topics with authors, chefs, journalists and more during this virtual event. Through Oct. 4.

Barbara’s Blue Kitchen from Aurora Theatre

This virtual performance of the comedic musical focuses on the owner of a diner in Nashville and small town southern life. Through Oct. 4.

Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy art-making activities and exhibitions. Oct. 11.

Harvest on the ‘Hooch at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Taste farm to table food, listen to music, meet animals, play games and more. Oct. 11.

Family Zoo Yoga at Zoo Atlanta

Move like a panda in this fun, interactive program and learn how humans are connected to wildlife and wild places. Oct. 10.

Play the Animal Way with Zoo Atlanta

Enjoy a virtual Zoo-wide showcase of animal enrichment with the Komodo dragon, pandas, gorillas, elephants and more with the objects, smells, sounds and activities that keep animals active. Oct. 10.

Repticon at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

See animals from around the world, and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals. Oct. 10-11.

Laps For Hope at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Drive three laps around the historic 1.54 oval at Atlanta Motor Speedway to benefit breast cancer patients and raise funds for research. Oct. 9.

An Evening with Shakespeare & Friends at Wills Park Grand Pavilion

Presented by ACT1 Theater, this Shakespeare in the Park performance entertains with some of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches. Oct. 9-10. 

Georgia State Fair at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, fair rides, live music and more. Through Oct. 11.

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