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Best out-of-the-ordinary Halloween events around Atlanta you don't want to miss

Best out-of-the-ordinary Halloween events around Atlanta you don't want to miss

Fernbank BOO-seum Trick-or-Treat

Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Get ready to have a screaming (in delight) good time! For one day only, Fernbank Museum is becoming Fernbank BOO-seum. Little Beat Music, Inc. will provide family-friendly tunes and face painting will inspire those who didn’t quite finish their costumes. Plus, enjoy a frightening-ly fun Halloween party featuring games, crafts, hands-on activities and special treats for kids in costumes.* (*Treats available while supplies last.)

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold an appreciation ceremony for more than 180 Atlanta-area music teachers Friday evening.

The teachers will be recognized at 7 p.m. by ASO president Stanley Romanstein. Afterward, the instructors will attend the evening's concert featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

ASO cellist Joel Dallow will also receive a special award from Romanstein for his arts education advocacy work throughout Georgia.

Both the 8 p.m. concert and the preceding reception will take place at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown.

 

Atlanta Gets Grinched: The Grinch Set to Make Community Appearances October 22-23

Atlanta Gets Grinched: The Grinch Set to Make Community Appearances October 22-23

You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch … The holiday-loathing star of “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical” is set to make his mark on the city as he prepares for the Atlanta debut of his touring Broadway musical, playing at the Fox Theatre from November 29-December 4. Families will have the chance to get up-close-and-personal with the misunderstood green villain himself during this special visit to Atlanta.

The appearance schedule for The Grinch is as follows.  Unless otherwise noted, The Grinch will be available for autographs, photos and more!

Saturday, October 22

  • Barnes & Noble: Book Reading and Press Conference (11 a.m.-12 p.m.)

The Grinch will entertain little ones with a reading of his story, and he’ll be available for photos after the book reading.

Create Your Life Vision & True Calling

Create Your Life Vision & True Calling

For as long as I can remember I’ve been visioning. When I was a kid, the teachers used to call it daydreaming. However, as an adult I’ve come to appreciate its’ value.

Visioning is a powerful tool and force that creates new realities. Positive visioning with God’s guidance helps you live your best and truest life.

Visioning has been a secret ingredient to having a wonderful 19 year marriage, building a business, writing books, & raising millions of dollars for charity. Having a ‘family vision’ with my husband has been a steady force in raising three kids whilst staying balanced and sane. (Most of the time anyway).

BEST SPOTS: Atlanta Haunted Houses

BEST SPOTS: Atlanta Haunted Houses

 

ATLANTA – Boooo! It’s the season for witches, gouls and goblins and the Where U Live team knows just where to find them. With a detailed evaluation of most of the Atlanta area haunted houses and, a little bit of, help from the Morning Team, we’ve come up with a list of the best Haunted Houses the metro area has to offer.  

The Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse (AZA) is open on Thursday through Sunday from October 6 to the 31. The events website claims that this attraction is like “nothing ever seen or experienced before”.  They boast that going through the house will feel like being in a Hollywood movie or a real-life thrill.

Aames, The Pink Plumber Hits the Road for Breast Cancer Awareness on October 17

Aames, The Pink Plumber Hits the Road for Breast Cancer Awareness on October 17

Aames, The Pink Plumber is committed to pulling the plug on breast cancer. Since 2010, the company has donated 5 percent of its net profits to a national breast cancer charity. To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Aames, The Pink Plumber is upping the philanthropic ante and donating 5 percent of its net profits to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Donations made through October 31 will go toward providing mammograms for under- and uninsured women.

 

In addition to its capital commitment, Aames, The Pink Plumber has taken its mission to the street. The company painted its 40-truck fleet bright pink, raising awareness about breast cancer and the commitment to finding a cure. On October 17, all 40 service trucks will take part in a drive-around on Interstate 285 to further bring attention to the fight against this disease.

 

Taste of Atlanta Returns to Tech Square with Food, Drink and Fun: 10th Anniversary on October 22-23

Taste of Atlanta Returns to Tech Square with Food, Drink and Fun: 10th Anniversary on October 22-23

For its 10th anniversary, Taste of Atlanta brings the culinary creativity to a new level. Featuring city favorites, novel newcomers and global eateries, the street festival welcomes more than 80 of Atlanta’s favorite dining destinations Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 in Tech Square. With gourmet grub from the city’s most renowned restaurateurs, live cooking demos and more, Taste of Atlanta is the ultimate ticket to palate-pleasing fun this fall.

 

The landmark celebration combines festival favorites and new experiences:

  • Barcraft Competition – It’s back! Guests can channel their inner mixologist and sample cocktails from Atlanta’s best bartenders as they compete for the top spot. Open to VIP ticket holders only.
  • Family Food Zone – Step right up for demos and cooking lessons from national and local chefs in an interactive environment.