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29th Annual A Tour of Southern Ghosts
Oct 23 – 26

Oct 2014
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Aurora Learning Library: StinkyKids The Musical
Oct 23 – 24

Oct 2014

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    Duluth Council Chili Cook Off

    The annual Council Chili Cook Off is back on Duluth Town Green and its featuring live music by The Bicho Brothers! The FREE event will take place on Thursday, October 23rd from 6-8pm. Come on down and watch City Council Members compete in the heated battle. For more information, visit

    Eddie Owen Presents: Leah Shaw + Katie Buchanan + Aviva Jaye

    As a classically trained bassoonist, North Carolina-grown Leah Shaw has always been a musician at heart, but it wasn't until she moved to New York City that she truly caught the bug for performing and got downright serious about her knack for songwriting and playing the guitar.

    Jake Owen Days of Gold Tour

    Discover Boating Presents Jake Owen Days of Gold Tour with Eli Young Band & The Cadillac Three

    Taste of Home Cooking School

    Attendees will watch culinary specialist, Michelle Roberts, whip up delicious recipes and showcase helpful products to have around the kitchen. Each attendee will take home a FREE gift bag full of recipes, coupons, product samples, & more! Register to win dozens of terrific prizes!

    Aurora Learning Library: StinkyKids The Musical

    StinkyKids The Musical is based on the award winning StinkyKids® books and characters from the creative mind of Atlanta mom Britt Menzies. Follow the misadventures of Britt, Max, Skye, Jen, Johnny and Billy as they come to life from the pages of this popular book series. These little stinkers learn to make the right choices through their childhood mistakes and live by the motto, "Always be a leader of good." Winner of the 2012 Best Family Show by the Off Broadway Alliance.

    29th Annual A Tour of Southern Ghosts

    Join the Atlanta family tradition and meet professional storytellers spinning their tales of famous (and not-so-famous) Southern Ghosts along the lantern-lit paths of the Antebellum Plantation grounds at Stone Mountain Park. "A Tour of Southern Ghosts" is held during the Halloween season so the stories are a little scary, many times humorous, but never too frightening and always appropriate for young children. Each night offers a different cast of six storytellers, which means audien... Visit Website

    Clybourne Park

    A Brutally funny and fiercely provocative play about race, real estate, and the volatile values of each which won nearly every honor a play can win, including the Tony Award, the Olivier Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. The play takes place in two acts 50 years apart. Act One: in 1959 nervous leaders of a well-appointed Chicago community anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two: the same house in 2009, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hol... Visit Website

    Harriet's House

    Directed by Sherry Ingbritsen

    Duluth's Thirsty Thursday

    Every week, the shops and restaurants in Downtown Duluth will offer specials from 6pm-8pm. Please check each week to see the current week's specials!

    Lawrenceville Ghost Tours

    • October 23 – 31, 2014
    • Location: Aurora Theatre
    • Address: 128 Pike Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    • Venue: Aurora Theatre
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    Get in the Halloween spirit with the Lawrenceville Ghost Tours! It highlights the most vivid stories of the strange and supernatural as a costumed guide leads ghost tour groups on a 90-minute adventure through beautiful Downtown Lawrenceville. Visit the haunted old jail preserved from the 1800’s. See where the corpses flew down Honest Alley and hear other chilling tales that will send a shiver down your spine. Lawrenceville, GA Ghost Tours does not rely on bloody effects or startling patr... Visit Website

    Doors to Homes and Hope

    • October 23 – November 1, 2014
    • Location: Thrasher Park (Norcross); Sims Lake Park (Suwanee); Duluth Town Green; Sugar Hill City Hall; Bethesda Park (Lawrenceville)
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    When passion for the arts and purpose to build homes for families in need of adequate shelter come together, beautiful things happen. Over 100 artists have joined to share their talent to create a change for a better Gwinnett. Exhibit locations include: Norcross, Suwanee, Duluth, Lawrenceville and Sugar Hill. The artistic doors are unique hand painted works of art and available for purchase online for $100/each, proceeds benefit Gwinnett Habitat|ReStore and ArtWorks! Gwinnett. Purchased doors... Visit Website

    Natural Expressions

    A juried art show, held at the Tannery Row Artists Colony, a visual arts center housing over 17 artists with galleries and studios. 

    Netherworld Haunted House

    • October 23 – November 2, 2014
    • Location: Netherworld
    • Address: 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross, GA 30093
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    NETHERWORLD Haunted House, Atlanta's Ultimate Haunted House, is not only one of the scariest haunted houses in Georgia and the Southeast, but one of the Top Haunted Houses in the Nation. For 16 years this intense, cutting edge, multi story, multi attraction haunted event has thrilled and terrified visitors...regularly garnering national attention from the likes of CNN, AOL, the Wall Street Journal, and Hauntworld Magazine. Created by film and television professionals, NETHERWORLD is also notable... Visit Website

    Blurred Lines: Contemporary Self-Taught Meets the Masters

    INCLUDING WORKS BY... Some of the modern masters include: Benny Andrews, Salvador Dalí, Alberto Giacometti Wassily Kandinsky, Roy Lichtenstein, Peter Max, Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg and more! Self-Taught artists include: Howard Finster, Eddie Arning, Richard Burnside, Thornton Dial Sr., Ab the Flagman Sybil Gibson, Madge Gill, Lonnie Holley, Toby Ivey, Charles Kinney Purvis Young and more!

    Blurred Lines: Contemporary Self-Taught Meets the Masters, curated by Tina Cox

    Blurred Lines: "Contemporary Self-Taught Meets the Masters" Curated by Tina Cox. Includes works by modern masters: Benny Andrews, Salvador Dali, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg and others. Self-taught artists include Sybil Gibson, Lonnie Holley, Nellie Mae Rowe, Eddie Arning and others. Special recognition of Rev. Howard Finster.

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