30+ Not-to-Miss November Events
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Walk along part of the historic Etowah Trail and learn more about the Creek and Cherokee peoples. Nov. 23-27; Closed Nov. 26.
View miniature train displays featuring a 1950’s drive-in theater, a Christmas Village, a Thomas the Tank Engine and more. Nov. 24-29.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with “Duck for Turkey Day,” building a gratitude tree, making coffee filter turkeys, fall tree paintings and paper leaf banners, exploring Thanksgiving foods and more. Through Nov. 25.
Support MUST Ministries by running or walking a 10K, 5K, 1K or Tot Trot. Through Nov. 26.
This outdoor exhibition reflects Atlanta’s skyline and greenspaces inspired to help the viewer connect with nature. Through Nov. 29.
Created by the American Lung Association in Georgia, this scavenger hunt uses ready-to-solve puzzle hunts with information found at local checkpoints. Through Nov. 30.
Get inspired as you reflect on art and nature with exhibit stations filled with drawings, music and poetry. 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.
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.
Go snow tubing, practice figure eights on the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, enjoy sweet treats, meet Santa and more. Through Feb. 21.
This annual event has moved to a virtual fundraiser this year with musical performances and outstanding youth performers benefiting the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Nov. 28-Dec. 1.
Listen to authors talk about books of all genres, including John Grisham, Michael J. Fox, Ina Garten and more. Select dates through Dec. 2.
This special celebration includes a reading of “The Day of the Dead/El Dia De Los Muertos: A Bilingual Celebration,” making tissue paper flowers and exploring flower dissections. Nov. 1.
Fall down the rabbit hole and view the topiary-like sculptures of a 16-foot Red Queen and 14-foot Alice. Through Nov. 1.
See moving life-size dinosaurs, and enjoy paleontology tents, a feeding wall and more. Through Nov. 1.
Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience and more. Through Nov. 1.
Join a Fernbank Scientist on a guided tour of the forest to experience nocturnal creatures and their world. Nov. 6-7.
Celebrate the Hindu festival of lights with storytimes, crafts and science. Nov. 7.
Clean house the environmental way by recycling. Drive through and volunteers will unload for you. Nov. 7.
Investigate what it’s like to be a scientist as you talk one-on-one with scientists, participate in hands-on activities, watch live animal encounters, play games and more. Nov. 7.
Learn more about mushrooms with themed activities. Nov. 7.
Participate in a creative workshop making Eric Carle-inspired collage art. Nov. 7.
Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, food trucks and local musicians. Nov. 7-8.
This large arts and crafts show has food booths, two entertainment stages with live acoustic music, a kid’s area and more. Nov. 7-8.
Enjoy free admission to view exhibits and more. Nov. 8.
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.
Alice’s adventures in the magical world of Wonderland allow her to meet the White Rabbit, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the Mad Hatter and more. Nov. 13-15.
Spend the evening learning about animals in your own backyard while also roaming the Zoo to explore and observe animals from around the world. Nov. 14.
Enjoy a petting zoo, children’s pioneer crafts, a self-guided apple scavenger hunt, Scarecrow Row and more. Nov. 14.
Stream this performance featuring Wilbur, a clothes-loving mole rat, as he navigates the pressure to be like everyone else in this fun musical. Through Nov. 3.
Enjoy music, dance performances, Irish cooking, bread making, a family series and more with this virtual program. Nov. 5-7.
Bring a nonperishable food item to receive the 2020 Acworth Turkey Chase T-shirt at Acworth Community Center. Through Nov. 20.
Watch “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” on the big screen from the comfort of your car and enjoy treats from The Red Popcorn Wagon. Nov. 20.
Three sessions allow you and your family to explore “Modern Marks” with an art-making activity and scavenger hunt. Nov. 21.
Explore the theme of aviation with crafts and activities to take home. Nov. 21.
With a focus on health and nutrition, this workshop focuses on gardening by exploring the book “Growing Vegetable Soup” to learn about where vegetables come from and how to grow a plant from a seed. Nov. 17.
Mrs. Lynette teaches participants to draw autumn leaves, inspired by John Moyers’ “The Suitor’s Song” and Robert Griffing’s “Autumn Journey.” Nov. 21.
Presented by Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, this dance film represents the idea of waiting with modern dance. Through Nov. 21.