The Atlanta Pride Festival coincides with National Coming Out Day.  The Official Kickoff Party returns to the Georgia Aquarium on Friday, October 12.  This event has now become a tradition for many and launches the Southeast's largest Pride Festival. There are two marches scheduled for Saturday and the parade begins at noon on Sunday from the Civic Center and enters Piedmont Park. 

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The Taste of Acworth offers more than 30 restaurants and 100 booths featuring businesses from around the Acworth area.  Two stages providing live entertainment throughout the day along with great food! The event also includes a kid zone featuring inflatables, a quad bungee and challenging games.  Admission is free and food samples range from $1 to $4.  Bring the family and join over 18,000 people. 

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Visit the Chattahoochee Nature Center and enjoy food from farm-to-table-to-your mouth at the annual Harvest on the Hooch taste fest Oct. 14. This event celebrates the vital connection between the garden and the plate and raises funds for CNC's Unity Garden and programming. In addition to featuring local restaurants and breweries, the event includes Bluegrass music, farm animals, garden games and tours.  The Unity Garden is a half-acre urban farm dedicated to growing fresh, organic, natural plants and vegetables to teach local schoolchildren where their food comes from. 
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The 14th annual Brookhaven Arts Festival showcases over 140 artists with musical performances taking place over the two days. Enjoy art, terrific food, music, kids' activities and a classic car show on Sunday from 1 - 4pm. The festival is located at 4047 Peachtree Rd. behind the Brookhaven MARTA station. There is plenty of FREE parking in the MARTA lot.

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AID Atlanta's signature fundraising event, AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run will be on Sunday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the meadow in Piedmont Park. This is the largest AIDS-related fundraising event in Southeast and brings together diverse groups from Atlanta's corporate, education, LGBT, Athletic, Entertainment, and Faith communities to support those living with HIV/AIDS.  For more information, and to register, fundraise or volunteer, go to website AIDSWalkAtlanta.comor call 404-876-WALK (9255).


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Join Aurora Theatre for a scary stroll on a moonlit night in Metro-Atlanta's oldest city. The Lawrenceville Ghost Tour, highlighted by a trip to the old jail, takes place every night in October. Lawrenceville Haunted Cemetery Tour explores the nationally renowned paranormal hot spot on weekends. Brews & Boos - Lawrenceville Haunted Pub Crawl is a 21 and over bawdy tour which includes libations. New this year:  Encuentro Fantasmal de Lawrenceville, our haunted history walk performed in Spanish. Looking for something spooky inside with comfortable seating? Attend Spirits & Spirits, an adults-only evening of spooky storytelling and cocktails in our mainstage theatre. It's a creepy, crawly season full of devilish fun at Gwinnett's favorite theatre!
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Now in their 28th year, Camp Blood offers thrills & screams Hillbilly & Red Neck style!  First visit Nightmare Inn - where your nightmares begin and tell us what haunts your nightmares so we can try and make it come to life for you next year.  As you leave Nightmare Inn you will find yourself suddenly on the legendary Camp Blood Trail.  The trail is nearly a half mile of redneck terror where hungry haunted hillbillies & dead rednecks try and search out their favorite nighttime snack, you!  Do you have what it takes to walk through the haunted woods of Camp Blood?  Camp Blood & Nightmare Inn is only $25 for both haunts.   Box office opens at 8pm and the frights begin at 9pm.  Tickets can be purchased in advance online at Watch for updates, guest appearances and other info at

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