Resource Guide: Your weekend guide for events!

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The 43rd Annual Atlanta Pride Festival

Enjoy local festivities, performances, cultural exhibits while promoting unity in Atlanta.
Date: October 12-13
Where: Piedmont Park
This event is free and open to the public

The Great Georgia Air Show

This spectacular show features hot air balloons, helicopter rides, monster trucks and fireworks!
Date: October 11-13
Where:Peachtree City
Time: Friday, Gates Open 3:00PM and Close 9:00PM
Saturday and Sunday Gates Open 9:30AM and Close 6:00PM
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Pumpkin Festival

Check out games like pie eating contest, Trick or Treat scavenger hunts, shows and much more!
Date: September 27 - October 27 (Friday - Sunday)
Where: Stone Mountain Park
Time: Friday and Sunday 10:30A-5:00P
Saturday: 10:30A-7:00P

The Lilburn Daze

Participate in this festival and enjoy over 200 vendors, arts and crafts, pony rides and inflatables.
Date: October 12, 2013
Time: 9:00A - 5:00P
Where: Lilburn City Park
This is a rain or shine event and free to the public.

Netherworld haunted house

Visit one of the top haunted houses in the nation.
Date: Through November 3
Price: Tickets start at $22
Where: 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross

Containment haunted house

Get chills at this 25,000-square-foot, quarter mile long maze of haunted house mayhem!
Date: Through October 31
Price: $25
Where: 1380 Atlantic Drive N.W., under Atlantic Station


Creepers Haunted House

Unravel the mystery of Elizabeth Rose on this scary trail!
Date: Through November 3
Price: $15-$25
Where: 2781 S. Cobb Drive, Smyrna

Atlanta Cheese Festival

The festival will feature over 50 of the most recognized cheese & artisan food producers from all over the world.
Date: 5 p.m. Oct. 11
Price: $35; VIP $50
Where: Park Tavern at Piedmont Park, 500 10th St., Atlanta


The Pet Revolution 24 Adoption Marathon and Run

Includes pet costumes contests and educational presentations
Date: 7 p.m. Oct. 11-7p.m. Oct. 12
Price: $25 for 5k & $15 for mile fun runs
Free to attend event
Where: Gwinnett County Animal Shelter, 884 Winder Highway, Lawrenceville 

Discovery Days

Celebrate puppetry in Africa, the Americas, and Asia through intimate, interactive puppetry programs.
Date: 10 a.m. Tuesdays through October 18
Price: $11.50
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta


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