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If there’s nothing more exciting than hearing the crowd roar on game day, then check out our playbook of all the sporting events you can catch. Home-field advantage included. Foam finger is not.
ARTS AND THEATER AFICIONADO Whether you’re into gallery gazing or want to snag front row seats to the latest theater premiere, Atlanta’s symphony of sights and sounds will tempt from all areas of town.
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Whether you are interested in hitting the great outdoors, exploring our arts scene or scoping out the scene at an annual festival, we have ideas for you.
HERITAGE & CULTURE SEEKERS
Nearby: Horseradish Grill. This neighborhood spot serves up Southern favorites like trout, venison meatloaf and shrimp and grits in a beautiful setting. www.horseradishgrill.com
Nearby: The New Greene Family Learning Gallery. The High Museum of Art’s new area presents age appropriate activities for infants through age eight, multi-sensory elements, cutting edge technology and hands-on activities. www.high.org
Nearby: Greens & Gravy. American inspired southern cuisine is served in the form of mouthwatering Lemon Pepper Honey Fried Chicken, collard greens, macaroni and cheese and Jamaican Jerk-Grilled Prawns. www.facebook.com/greensandgravy
tt Todd Richards, Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes. James Beard Award-nominated local Chef Todd Richards discusses his new cookbook, which celebrates recipes such as Hot Chicken Style Country Fried Lamb Steak and Blueberry Sweet Tea Brined Chicken Thighs, with an eager audience at Atlanta History Center, Nov. 29. www.atlantahistorycenter.com ERIC VITALE
Do you walk miles out of your way to find the local deli serving an item featured on the latest Top 10 list? Do you stalk the locals to find out where they dine? If your idea of visiting a city is to take it one bite at a time, then these picks are for you.
tt Chastain Park Arts Festival. See fine art and crafts, hear local acoustic musicians and visit the children’s area, Nov. 3-4 in Chastain Park. www.chastainparkartsfestival.com
tt Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness. In this exhibition featuring more than 70 photographs, visual activist Muholi confronts the politics of race and representation at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, through Dec. 8. www.museum.spelman.edu ZANELE MUHOLI
Embrace the city’s heritage with not only the MLK, Jr. National Historical Park but with many other significant sites brimming with the rich African American culture woven together that makes up the fabric of Atlanta.
Nearby: STATS. The expansive restaurant and brewpub is one of the only bars in the U.S. boasting a beer tap system on some of the tables, allowing patrons to pour their own beer. www.statsatl.com
tt A Festive Family Holiday at ASO. Join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a festive afternoon of holiday favorites, Dec. 16 at Atlanta Symphony Hall. www.atlantasymphony.org
Whether your family is small, tall, young or just plain bored, we’ve got some places for you to hang out. Pile into the Family Truckster and motor over to these places for some cool fun.
tt Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl. The champs of the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic Conferences battle it out on Dec. 15 at noon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. www.thecelebrationbowl.com
Nearby: Atlanta History Center. Explore the rest of the center with the Smith Family Farm, Swan House, exhibitions and the Texas locomotive. www.atlantahistorycenter.com
The Official Visitors Guide of Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau