Things to do in Atlanta October 16th - 19th

Looking for things to do in Atlanta this weekend? Consider this your go-to guide for wining, dining and celebrating your way through one of the greatest cities in the south. There are so many fall festivities happening this weekend in Atlanta, you can literally fill up your entire calendar! Choose from one of the music festivals (one of my favorites benefits local pups!) or a children's gala to benefit the kiddos. There is plenty to do and plenty of people to do it with, so enjoy! Happy weekend! Thursday, October 16 Gary Gulman .Gary Gulman always knew he wanted to be a comedian and his humor is unique, clever and highly entertaining.Gulman always loved late night television and dreamed of being a guest one day. Now you can see him at the Laughing Skull Lounge! AMALUNA by Cirque du Soleil . Celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2014, Cirque du Soleil brings a new show to Atlanta! Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. 10th Atlanta Asian Film Festival .

An exciting lineup of films and documentaries by emerging film makers are scheduled for this year's festival. Being the largest festival of its kind in the Southeast, AAFF has earned the reputation for its platform in showcasing emerging talents and film makers. Oktoberfest at Hammocks Trading Company ! Oktoberfest Comes to Sandy Springs. Nothing quite says "fall is here" like lederhosen, chicken dances and bratwurst. Hammocks Trading Company in Sandy Springs is doing it up with their Oktoberfest menu from September 20th through October 5th. German dishes like obatzda, a Bavarian cheese and beer spread with dark bread, traditional wiener schnitzel and apfelstrudel mit sahne, apple pastry with raisins and whipped cream are just a sampling of the alpine fare featured this year. Ormsby's Clears the Cellar ! Beer buffs, rejoice! Ormsby's is having a month-long celebration of some of the world's most exceptional beers. Beginning Wednesday, October 1 and continuing throughout the month, Ormsby's will highlight six taps exclusively dedicated to unique and rare craft beers from around the country and abroad, frequently rotating the options to keep beer fans coming back for more. Friday, October 17 Cheer for Children Gala 2014 !

Cheer for Children Gala, an annual benefit for The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy partners with The American Culinary Federation, Greater Atlanta Chapter featuring top chef sensations and top shelf creations, live music, entertainment with bidding opportunities on destination packages, resort weekends and local getaways. Ziggy Marley . Ziggy Marley at Variety Playhouse. The Sunshine Boys . The long-running 1972 Broadway play, The Sunshine Boys, focuses on the aging Al Lewis and Willie Clark, a one-time vaudevillian team known as "The Sunshine Boys." Paint Nite at Rooftop 866 . Cool nights on the patio have never looked better. Sip handcrafted cocktails as you paint the town your favorite color at Rooftop866 in this instructor driven class. Saturday, October 18 Marietta Zombie Walk : YEAR FOUR . We had hoped all was well...apparently, we were dead wrong. The undead of Marietta, Georgia are coming back again to help our community of the living on October 18, 2014 and for the fourth year the zombies will bring donations to support MUST Ministries.

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade . The Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade is the signature Halloween festival in the southeast and one of the top ten Halloween events in the country. It is staged in Little 5 Points, Atlanta's premiere business, arts and music district. Fall Festival on Ponce 2014 . The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Fall Festival on Ponce coming October 18th and 19th in Atlanta, Georgia. The Fall Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival held in the historic Olmsted Linear Park. Sunday, October 19 Dogtoberfest in EAV 2014.