30+ Not-to-Miss November Events
Woodruff Arts Center, Rich Theatre
Nov. 12-19. See alliancetheatre.org for showtimes.
A new take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland focusing on a seventh grader. Recommend for ages 9 and older, written with middle schoolers in mind. 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733- 4650. $18-32.
Atlanta History Center
Nov. 13. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Explore the season of autumn. Wander through gardens to see colored leaves, help build a scarecrow, and have fun with seasonal hands-on activities. 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta. 404-814-4000. Adults, $6.50; ages 3 and younger, $5.50.
Little Shop of Stories
Nov. 18. 11 a.m.
Singer-songwriter and storyteller John Driskell Hopkins of The Zac Brown Band will perform the songbook “The Moose & the Golden Spike.” Sales of the book benefit Enduring Hearts – supporting pediatric heart transplant research. 133 E. Court Sq. A, Decatur. 404-373- 6300. Free.
Through Nov. 19. Visit website for showtimes.
Mesmerizing acrobatic performances from trapeze to juggling to hoop diving on gigantic treadmills. Atlanta.
High Museum of Art
Nov. 24. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Programs from 1-4 p.m.
Explore art from around the world centered on the theme Around the World in Thirty Days. Performances by Giwayen Mata, art-making workshops, family storytime and more. 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733- 4400. Included with admission: $14.50; ages 5 and younger, free.
Historic Oakland Cemetery
Nov. 24-26. Daily.
Gather a group of friends for sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt through the cemetery. Purchase your Harvest Hunt packet (one per team) at the Visitors Center (open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and follow cryptic clues to solve riddles. Return packet by Nov. 26, 5 p.m. to win prizes. 248 Oakland Ave., Atlanta. 404-688-2107. Free; packets, $20.
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Nov. 25 and 26. Sat. 8 p.m. Sun. 3 p.m.
The Atlanta Symphony and Broadway singers perform songs from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Tarzan,” “The Lion King” and more. 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-5000. $20-$89.
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Nov. 30-Dec. 2. 8 p.m.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform music from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” The movie will also play during the performance. 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-5000. $59-$159.
Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Nov. 2. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Traditional Mexican dance, storytime, sugar skull craft and more.
Stone Mountain Park
Nov. 2-5. Thurs. and Fri. 9 .m.-3 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Native American dance, music, craft demos, cooking, storytelling and wildlife presentations.
Doubletree by Hilton Perimeter- Dunwoody
Nov. 3-4. See irishfestatlanta. org for schedule and prices.
Irish dancing, music, workshops and children’s area with face painting and more (Sat. only).
Nov. 3. 7 p.m.
Family-friendly movies select Fridays at the Battery. Nov. 3, “Transformers.” 7 p.m. Inflatable batting cage, popcorn, Dippin’ Dots for sale and giveaways. Parking is free the first four hours in The Battery Atlanta’s Red Deck.
WellStar East Cobb Health Park
Nov. 4. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Maternity and baby health information sessions including topics such as siblings, breastfeeding, managing labor and more. Door prizes and light refreshments provided.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Nov. 4. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Investigate what it’s like to be a scientist. Enjoy opportunities to talk one-on-one with scientists and learn more about sciences through hands-on activities.
The Rock Ranch
Nov. 4. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Bring your pumpkin and watch all the ways it can be destroyed with monster trucks or even airplanes.
Nov. 4. 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Taste bites from over 40 restaurants and enjoy the children’s area.
Nov. 4. 11 a.m.
See Mr. Greg and special guests perform live in an interactive performance. Kids, bring your dancing and jumping shoes. 2836 LaVista Rd., Decatur. 678-596-8514. $15.
Georgia World Congress Center, Building C
Nov. 4-5. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Celebrity guests including Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Valerie Bertinelli, Monica and more. Boutique pop-ups, crafts, cooking, beauty and design workshops.
Southeastern Railway Museum
Nov. 4 and 5. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The museum is a stop on the annual tour of model railroads. Layouts featuring a variety of model trains will be on display throughout the museum, plus take a ride on historic standard-gauge and miniature trains.
Nov. 4-5. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fine art and crafts vendors, a children’s area and local food concessions including food trucks. 4469 Stella Dr., Atlanta. chastainparkartsfestival.com. Free.
Georgia Ensemble Theatre
Nov. 4 and 11. 11 a.m.
Miss Nelson’s class is the worst-behaved in the whole school. But the students of Room 207 are in for a surprise when Miss Nelson turns up missing. 950 Forrest St., Roswell. 770- 641-1260. $10.
Through Nov. 5. Wed.-Sun. 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat. 10:30 p.m.
Meet the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow and enjoy this classic tale through theatrics. Rated PG for spooks.
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
Nov. 5. 3 p.m.
8-year-old debut author Dylan Dickson,”Why Can’t I Read?” Tells the story about how she copes with being identified as dyslexic.
Center for Puppetry Arts
Through Nov. 5. See puppet.org for showtimes.
The classic folktale of the big, bad wolf and three little pigs comes to life through puppets. Ages 4 and older.
Infinite Energy Center
Nov. 10-12. Fri. 6:30 p.m. Sat. 10:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sun. 2:30 p.m.
Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby and Oscar take turns visiting you from the windows of the famous 123 Sesame Street brownstone and Hooper’s Store.
Brook Run Park
Nov. 11. 7-11 a.m.
10K, 5K and Kids’ run all in superhero or villain costumes. Costume contest to follow. 4770 Georgia Way South, Dunwoody. $39.99-$45.
Georgia International Horse Park
Nov. 11. 9-11 a.m.
Climb through inflatables of all types from slides to tunnels and bridges to make it to the finish line. 1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy. Conyers. 781-786-8447. $24.99 and up.
Tellus Science Museum
Nov. 11. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Calling all tinkers, creators and makers for a day of STEAM fun with demonstrations and hands-on activities with Darlington Robotics, Georgia Highlands College and more. 100 Tellus Dr., Cartersville. 770-606-5700. Adults, $15.95; ages 3-17, $11.95; ages 2 and younger, free.
Nov. 11. 11:11 a.m.
Honor those who have served our country, with this year’s theme to remember those who served in WWI. Begins on Peachtree Street south of Ralph McGill and Ivan Allen Boulevards. 678-232-1120. Free.
Alliance Theatre, Joe Bankoff Gallery
Through Nov. 12. Mon.-Fri. 1-5 p.m. Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
This interactive play space for babies (newborn-36 mo.) and their caregivers will feature a kaleidoscope of color inspired by Ashley Bryan’s award-winning book, “Beautiful Blackbird.”
High Museum of Art
Nov. 12. 1-4 p.m.
Free admission to the Museum the second Sunday of each month, and family programs including art making, storytimes and more. 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-4400. Free.