The Warsaw Philharmonic will perform at Emory’s Schwart Center with a program of work by Lutoslawski, Chopin and Dvorak. Tickets and details at arts.emory.edu/warsaw.
The Joseph C. Monastra Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (JCM Foundation) will host its second annual art benefit ArtCAN, featuring works from 44 acclaimed artists from all over the globe who are cancer survivors or who have had their lives affected by cancer. The event begins at 8 p.m. at Bill Lowe Gallery, 1555 Peachtree St., Suite 100. Tickets are $75. jcm-artcan.org
The Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival will have a “ Get Out And Vote” theme this year when the event returns to Auburn Avenue with food, entertainment and more for the whole family. Details were still being confirmed at press time, so visit sweetauburn.com for a schedule of events.
Heritage Sunday Springs will host Wedding Expo at Heritage Green to showcase the new Heritage Hall venue and give attendees the chance meet with wedding vendors such as caterers, DJs, florists, photographers, stylists and more. The expo is free, but space is limited. Reserve a spot by RSVP to rentals@ heritagesandysprings.org.
Lauda Musicam of Atlanta, conducted by Jody Miller, presents Cancioneiro de Palacio: Music of Renaissance Spain. Lauda Musicam performs on wind, string, and percussion instruments in popular use during the time period. The vocal ensemble Uncommon Practice assists in this performance. The performance begins at 8 p.m. St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road. Free, but donations are accepted. laudamusicam.org
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The Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show will feature 25 jewelry artists for a oneof-a-kind exhibition and sale at The Defoor Centre, 1710 Defoor Ave. The public is invited to come, see and purchase the work and meet the artists. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 pm. on Saturday. Tickets are $7 at the door. atlantacontemporaryjewelryshow.com
Nov. 3-4 Chastain Park Arts Festival The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will host its fourth annual fine arts festival at Chastain Park on Nov. 3-4 in Buckhead. Up to 185 fine artist and artisans will display their works during this two- day event along a tree lined lane overlooking the park. Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage concessions including a variety of food trucks. Local acoustic musicians will enliven both days of the festival including performances by Jeno, Wesley Cook, Night Driving in Small Towns and Prisca Strother. The festival will fund a scholarship for local artists administered by the non-profit
The BronzeLens Film Festival will showcase movies by industry professionals, students and indie filmmakers along with panels, workshops and master classes. For a complete list of events and screenings visit bronzelensfilmfestival.com.
The Lupus Foundation Night of Hope Gala will be held at Mason Murer Fine Art, 199 Armour Drive, and will include food, auctions and live entertainment. Lovette Russell, this year’s distinguished honoree, will receive the Mary Cann Achievement Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service. Honoree Kim Schofield will receive the Tomica Gill Courage Award. Benefits the Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America. $200. To purchase tickets, make a donation or for sponsorship information, visit lupusga.org.
Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces. Hours for this year’s festival are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Free parking will be available in the Chastain lots. No parking is allowed in the residential areas. “This is the ideal fall festival to enjoy the cooler weather, browse for irresistible holiday gifts and appreciate the majesty of Chastain Park, one of Atlanta’s true jewels,” says co-organizer Patrick Dennis. For more information, visit chastainparkartsfestival.com or facebook. com/chastainartfest.
The Cathedral Towers Flea Market & Bazaar will be held at 2820 Peachtree Road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. There will be fine arts, crafts, jewelry, a bake sale, book sale and lunch will also be available. The event benefits Cathedral Towers, a non-profit senior housing facility.
Westview Neighborhood Yard Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with multiple homes taking part along the winding streets of the neighborhood. There will also be an open house by realtors if you’re looking to buy a home. Start at 1679 Westwood Avenue to find a map to all the homes.
Senior Connections will host its annual Golf Tournament at Dunwoody Country Club. Individuals and teams can play to raise money for the non-profit that provides Meals On Wheels, in-home Care and home repair programs. A tennis tournament has also been added this year. Players can sign up at seniorconnectionsatl.org.
The annual Christ the King School Holiday Gift Market will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kenny Hall. The festive shopping experience will feature more than 100 local artisans, crafters and boutiques. The event will be held at Christ the King Cathedral, 2699 Peachtree Road. cathedralofchristtheking.org
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