What’s Going on In Atlanta: October 2017

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If you’re anything like me, you’re not really one for the club scene. However, you do like getting out, exploring and trying new things. Well, if you really are like me and live in the Atlanta area, here are some events that you should check out.

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Urban Grind Comedy night

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charlie Chaplin

Every Tuesday at 8pm, Urban Grind hosts a comedy night.

Oct 4: 13th Annual A3C Festival and Conference

The All 3 Coast Festival in Atlanta is happening October 4th – 8th at the Georgia Freight Depot. Perfect event for the art and music freak. Not only is the lineup full of amazing artists, the dreamers can also get artist advice and industry info from industry leaders.

Oct 4: Black Theatre Festival Returns

Perfect for the budding playwrights, authors, actors, and alike.

Oct 7: 7th Annual Hip Hop Day Festival

FREE! “The 7th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival is a free family festival that pays tribute to the four elements of Hip Hop and Atlanta’s contribution to Hip Hop as a whole. The Festival is held downtown Atlanta at Robert Woodruff Park. The four sides of the park are dedicated to the four elements of Hip Hop displaying B-Boy & B-Girl exhibits, Emcee Battles, Turntablism and Graffiti artists.”

Oct 14 – 15: Afropunk Fest

“Carnival of Consciousness” this is a multicultural event with live music and good vibes. There’s an A-MAZ-ING line-up which includes Miguel, Solange, Willow Smith, Jamila Woods, and many many more.

Oct 19: THE SpelHouse Homecoming Weekend 2017

As a Spelman College graduate (c/0 2012), I had to mention SpelHouse Homecoming Weekend 2017. Events will run Oct 19th – Oct 22nd. SpelHouse will pretty much be taking over the city this weekend. You can definitely catch me at tailgate Saturday at the AUC. See you there!

Oct 20: Taste of Atlanta

This is for all my foodies! 3 day food festival showcasing 90+ restaurants and 3 live kitchens. FOOD FOOD FOOD!

Oct 27: Halloween Adult Party at Fernbank Museum

FRIGHT NIGHT! Every 2nd Friday of the month, Fernbank Museum holds a 21+ Fernbank After Dark event, and they’re doing a special event for the Halloween weekend. Enjoy the museum, food, and drinks.

Oct 28: Curls, Kinks & Culture Music Festival

A TALIAH WAAJID event, this one is for my fellow naturalistas. Connect other kinky, curly girls, participate in events, and shop.

See ya there!

Any events in your city that’s share worthy?

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