2014 Pumpkin Carve Off at Grindhouse Killer Burgers (October 26)

Location:  Grindhouse Killer Burgers  Grindhouse
1842 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA

Time:  3:00 PM

Details:  Do you have what it takes to win a Grindhouse Killer Burgers gift card? Grin house will be hosting a pumpkin carving contest at its Piedmont location this weekend. The pumpkins will be provided by Grindhouse.

FREE to try your hand at carving

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Putts & Pumpkins at TopGolf Alpharetta (October 27)

Location:  TopGolf    TopGolf Alpharetta
10900 Westside Parkway
Alpharetta, GA

Time:  5:30 PM- 7:30 PM

Details:  Join us Monday evening for Putts & Pumpkins, Topgolf’s annual family friendly Halloween party! Halloween costumes are encouraged at this celebration as your family enjoys a build-your-own hot dog bar, two hours of Topgolf game play, and treats!

Tickets are only $20 per person. Bay rentals for up to six people are also available to reserve for just $100. Ticket sales end this Friday night, so get your tickets online today.

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“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at Center for Puppetry Arts (November 13- December 28)

Location:  Center for Puppetry Arts photo_Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
1404 Spring Street NW at 18th
Atlanta, GA

Dates & Times:

  • November 11-25
    Tuesday- Friday, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM
    Saturday, Noon & 2:00 PM
    Sunday:, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM
  • November 26-30
    Wednesday, 10:00 AM, Noon, 2:00 PM
    Friday & Saturday, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
    Sunday, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM
  • December 2-14
    Tuesday- Friday, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM
    Saturday, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
    Sunday, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM
    *Sunday, December 14 will include an additional 5:00 PM performance
  • December 16-21
    Tuesday & Wednesday, 10:00 AM & Noon
    Thursday & Friday, 10:00 AM, Noon, 2:00 PM
    Saturday, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
    Sunday, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM
  • December 23-28
    Tuesday & Wednesday, 10:00 AM, Noon, 2:00 PM
    Friday & Saturday, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
    Sunday, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM

Details:  This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Center’s production of the favorite holiday adventure, as well as the 50th anniversary of the classic TV special. Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius, the Abominable Snow Monster and all the other merry misfits join Rudolph and Santa for a seasonal spectacular that can’t be missed. Through the use of rod and body puppets, skilled puppeteers present the timeless tale of acceptance that has inspired audiences and become an Atlanta tradition.

Tickets include Museum admission and entrance to the Create-A-Puppet Workshop (or To-Go Kit), where children can create their own King Moonracer rod and string puppet to take home for the holidays.

Member – $9.25*
Non-Member – $16.50*
*Select performances are $13.25 for Members and $20.50 for Non-Members – inquire for dates.
* Half-price previews will be offered November 11-12, 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m..

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2014 Warrior Softball Classic (October 26)

Location:  Coolray Field logo_Warrior Classic Baseball
2500 Buford Drive
Lawrenceville, GA

Time:  Gates open at 12:30 PM

Details:  Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves, will host the 2014 Warrior Softball Classic on Sunday, October 26.  Famous Atlanta Braves’ alumni including John Rocker, Marquis Grissom, Brian Jordan, Kevin Millwood and Otis Nixon are slated to participate in an autograph signing, a home run derby and a game against the Military Warriors All-Stars.

Advance tickets, $20 per adult and $10 per child, can be purchased online at warriorsoftballclassic.com.  Proceeds from the Warrior Softball Classic benefit veteran-focused 501 (c)(3) organizations, including the Georgia National Guard Family Support Foundation, Inc., Save Homeless Veterans, Inc. and Veterans Soar, Inc.

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FREE Cirque du Soleil “Amaluna” Show (October 22)

Location:  Atlantic Station Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Noon- 1:30 PM

Details:  Working women (and men) are invited to join Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station on their lunch hour for a sneak peek of one of the amazing Amaluna performances.   Admission will be free with the donation of an item of women’s business attire. Amaluna is a show about powerful women and Dress for Success Atlanta is about empowering women – so this is a perfect fit.

FREE ticket with donation

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Simple Abundance Class featuring Chef Ron Eyester: A New York State of Mind: Scenes from an Italian Restaurant (November 10)

Location:  The Cook’s Warehouse logo_Atlanta Community Food Bank
1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R
Atlanta, GA

Time:  7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Details:  Join iconic Atlanta Chef Ron Eyester, a local restaurateur and contestant on the current season of Top Chef Boston. This season of Top Chef may be set in Boston, but Ron grew up in New York and he’s here to share a menu that is inspired by that New York upbringing, and represents a night at Timone’s – his Morningside “pizza joint”. He’ll start with a cheese course: “Ah…The Power of Cheese,” which will consist of Timone’s Ricotta with Shaved Fennel, Orange Zest & Black Pepper Honey as well as Timone’s Mozzarella with White Anchovy Gremolata & Chile Oil. He’ll follow that with Marinated Cucumbers and Late Harvest Cherry Tomatoes, served with Fresh Basil, Feta & Not Paul Newman’s Italian Dressing; Rhode Island Style Calamari – what Ron refers to as “The Most Unhealthy Preparation of Squid Known To Man”; Timone’s Meatballs, made with Local Beef & Pork and served with Red Sauce & Romano Cheese; Baked Ziti (Red Sauce & Ricotta); and Zeppole (Fried Pizza Dough dusted with 10x Sugar). Evening includes wine tastings sponsored by National Distributors and a chance to win tasty door prizes provided by Bella Cucina Artful Foods and Cabot Cheese.


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Yelloween at STK Atlanta (October 27)

Location:  STK Atlanta poster_Yelloween
1075 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Book your reservation 404.793.0144.

Details:  Join us for a special edition of Magnum Monday! You are invited to arrive dressed in your sexiest creature of night attire, while taking advantage of 1.5 liter magnum bottles of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne for only $150 and Chef Mark Alba’s new fall menu. DJ London will provide tunes to bring the party to life as you dance the night away in our sleek, sexy lounge area. In addition, show off your costumes and capture the spirit of the night in a photo booth.

No cover; You pay for your food and drinks

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Fon-BOO Bash at The Melting Pot (November 1)

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The Melting Pot
754 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

The Melting Pot
3610 Satellite Blvd NW
Duluth, GA

The Melting Pot
2500 Cobb Place Lane NW #800
Kennesaw, GA

The Melting Pot
1055 Mansell Road
Roswell, GA

Time:  Starting at 2:00 PM

Details:  This isn’t a TRICK! After Halloween, gather ‘round the cauldron at The Melting Pot for a wickedly tasty TREAT! Starting at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 1, join us at all Atlanta-area restaurants for a special “Fon-BOO Bash” and enjoy a deliciously discounted three-course meal of fall fondue favorites! BRING IN CANDY TO DIP & MIX! Make your own potion of chocolate fondue using Halloween treats! Tell your ghouls and goblins to bring in their Halloween candy to dip and mix during the dessert course. Wear your costume to receive ENDLESS chocolate fondue! Three course Fall Menu includes:

  • Lobster Cheese Fondue
    A delicious blend of rich lobster and crab bisque, cold water lobster meat, award-winning Butterkäse and fontina cheeses, fresh lemon juice and scallions.
  • Fall Salad with Angry Orchard Vinaigrette
    This salad truly brings out the flavors of fall greens, dried cranberries, Gorgonzola cheese crumbles candied pecans, topped with house-made Angry Apple Cider Vinaigrette.
  • Original Chocolate or Pumpkin Pie White Chocolate Fondue
    Our signature white chocolate blended with pure pumpkin purée and topped with shaved chocolate.

$25 for adults and $15 for little trick-or-treaters

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Gwinnett Gladiators 2014: Team Calendar Giveaway & Post Game Party (October 25)

Location:  The Arena at Gwinnett Center logo_Gwinnett Gladiators
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA

Time:  7:05 PM

Details:  Join the Gladiators as they open up the 2014-2015 season against the Wheeling Nailers! All fans in attendance will receive a 2014-2015 Gladiators Magnetic Schedule as they exit the game! FRIENDLY FRIDAY: Enjoy an all-inclusive offer for this game that includes a ticket PLUS food/drink!

$11.50- $30.50/person

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Dunwoody Halloween Skateboarding Event (October 31)

Location:  Brook Run Park  logo_Dunwoody
4770 North Peachtree Road
Dunwoody, GA

Time:  6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Details:  This is a free skateboarding event at the skate complex within Brook Run Park. There will be free giveaways for the kids, music, and a fun enviornment to be in on Halloween!


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