Events

BULL DURHAM
10/01/2014 - 10/05/2014

ALLIANCE THEATRE

Bull Durham, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film, which Sports Illustrated proclaimed to be the “#1 Greatest Sports Movie of All-time.” Bull Durham, loosely based on Ron Shelton’s experiences on and off the field with a Minor League Baseball team, tells the story of three lives brought together by America’s two favorite pastimes.  It is a pitch perfect blend of comedy, drama, and steamy romance. AllianceTheatre.org 

PAINTINGS BY ARCHIE RAND
10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014

MJCCA

24 original paintings by internationally-renowned artist Archie Rand provide a visualization of Yehuda Amichai’s beautifully iconoclastic poem on G-d, prayer, and Jewish life. This exhibition also includes the full text of Amichai’s work. AtlantaJCC.org

PAMELA DRUCKERMAN, BRINGING UP BEBE: ONE AMERICAN MOTHER DISCOVERS THE WISDOM OF FRENCH PARENTING
10/10/2014

MARGARET MITCHELL HOUSE

While charting her own experiences raising three children in Paris, Druckerman interviews Parisian friends and neighbors as well French teachers and childcare experts. Druckerman discovers that French parents are extremely strict about some things, and strikingly permissive about others. The result is children who are just as boisterous, curious, and creative as Americans but far better behaved and more in command of themselves.

BROOKHAVEN CHILI COOK OFF
10/11/2014

APPLE VALLEY RD

Live Music, Kids Fun Zone and lots of food offerings for the whole family with Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub & Sweet Auburn BBQ food trucks and more, plus cold beverages for the adults. All New This Year Amateur & Restaurant Divisions Brunswick Stew Teams with Celebrity Chef Judges: Food Blogger Serina Patrick of Hot Dish Review, TV & Radio Host Joseph C. Somerville Jr. of Atlanta Dining, Editor Tom Maicon of Atlanta Cuisine.BrookhavenChiliCookoff.com

LECTURE: LYNDEN B. MILLER, PARKS, PLANTS, AND PEOPLE: BEAUTIFYING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE
10/15/2014

CHEROKEE GARDEN LIBRARY

Based on her 2009 book, Parks, Plants, And People: Beautifying The Urban Landscape, winner of the 2010 American Horticultural Society Book Award. The book chronicles over 25 years of experience and gives practical guidance on designing and maintaining public gardens as well as how to raise public and private funds to support them. Her message resonates with park lovers, city planners, architects, landscape architects, civic leaders and elected officials.

BACK TO FOOTBALL RUN 5K
10/18/2014

GEORGIA DOME

Join the Atlanta Falcons for the Back to Football Run presented by Atlanta Track Club. This family friendly event offers something for the whole family including a One Mile Fun Run and Play 60 Fun Run. All 5K and One Mile Fun Run participants will have the opportunity to finish on the Atlanta Falcons 50-yard line inside the Georgia Dome while the Play 60 Fun Run will be an end zone to end zone dash. AtlantaTrackClub.org

 

BROOKHAVEN FOOD TRUCKS
10/28/2014

BLACKBURN PARK

Don’t miss the last food truck Wednesday! More than 12 food truck dining options, live entertainment and activities for children from 5-9 p.m. Facebook.com/BrookhavenFTN