As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the North Georgia State Fair attracts nearly 300,000 people every year from North Georgia and neighboring states. The fair features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, blue ribbon competitions, local entertainment, and delicious fair foods.  Admission to the fair is $7.00; Children 10 and under are free.  Ride tickets are $1.25 each with packages available. Discounted fair tickets are available thru Sept. 23 at metro Atlanta Walgreens stores. 

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   Festival takes place Friday September 23rd from 5pm - 11pm; Saturday 11am - 11pm; and Sunday from 11am - 7pm.  Drive-Thru available Thursday - Saturday 11am - 8pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. The Greek Orthodox Cathedral is located on Clairmont Rd. between Briarcliff Rd. and LaVista Rd. in Atlanta. Admission for adults is $5 and children 12 & under are admitted free. Go online, for special promotions and to purchase tickets.  Free Parking and Shuttle buses from Century Center Office Park.

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East Atlanta Strut is a free one-day extravaganza that showcases the city's hottest in-town neighborhood. Enjoy live local music, an artist's market and game areas for both kids and adults that feature supersized games (human foosball, anyone?).  Watch or join the beard contest, and be sure to check out the parade at 2pm. Dine at an array of food trucks and East Atlanta's own terrific restaurants. Alcohol is available for purchase for those with valid 21 or older photo ID.  All festival proceeds go back into the neighborhood and its community outreach. Leave the car at home. Parking will be limited to neighborhood streets, so take public transport or ride a bike.
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The Duluth Fall Festival is back with over 375 Arts & Crafts, Food and Sponsor booths with many exciting new vendors.  A huge parade kicks off the Festival on Saturday morning at 10am followed by the Opening Ceremony.  Then entertainment takes over on two stages where more than 20 acts will perform a variety of music and dance.  Sunday starts with a 5K race at 8am followed by Worship on the Green and more entertainment. The Gold Medal Carnival is back. Go to Festival website to print off a 'Buy One Get One Free' Carnival coupon for Thursday and Friday nights.  Website also lists pick-up locations for FREE shuttle buses.

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In  Freed Spirits Oakland cemetery has a ghost. A freak tornado cuts a swath through Atlanta's historic graveyard, exposing buried clues and evoking eerie sightings. Tour guide Susan and steampunk survivalist MJ unite with a geeky spirit photographer and a retired pathologist to solve the mystery. This band of urban misfits races through the monuments and headstones while the line between past and present blurs in Atlanta's most spectacular spooky setting.  It's the perfect comedy for this fall and Halloween season in Atlanta, celebrating the unique Atlanta in town haunt.
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