Things to do in Atlanta October 2nd - 5th

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. I am a huge fan of firsts and this week kicks off the very first week of October. The weather is just crisp enough to make it feel like fall, without hindering our ability to enjoy this upcoming Atlanta weekend. Oktoberfest is still running through the end of the week and there are plenty of concerts and comedy shows to keep us busy. Enjoy a stunning performance by Cirque du Soleil and maybe even get you some "booty." Happy weekend! Thursday, October 2 Village Theatre Comedy at its Best . Looking for the best comedy in Atlanta at a cheap price? Then check out Village Theatre. Entertaining Atlantans since 2008, Village Theatre offers long and short form improve comedy, stand-up and sketch comedy. Shows are every Thursday-Sunday night. Prices range from $5- $10 so it is the most affordable entertainment in the city. A Night Unplugged .

Join the Chastain Park Conservancy (CPC) for a special benefit concert on Thursday October 2, at 7 p.m. Celebrate our 10th anniversary and help keep Chastain clean, safe and green with a night of music Fan Days at the World of Coca-Cola . With the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games coming up Aug. 28 and Aug. 30, the World of Coca-Cola is hosting Fan Days for football fans. Now through Oct. 15, fans can text "WOCC" to 66937 to get two tickets for $25 - a total savings of $7 from regular adult admission. 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. Friday, October 3 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. The Soul Rebels . 2013 was an explosive year for The Soul Rebels. After riding high from a blowout CMJ Showcase at New York's Highline Ballroom, packed shows at Austin City Limits, The Soul Rebels returned to their hometown of New Orleans to play as the house band for the nationally televised 2013 NFL Honors Awards Show hosted by Alec Baldwin on CBS Superbowl weekend. First Friday Art Walk - Marietta Square . First Friday Art Walk at Marietta Square presents a free self-guided tour of the finest in visual and performing arts. Visit us 5 - 9 pm, rain or shine, the first Friday of April through October (except for July 4, 2014). Galleries, museums, restaurants and boutiques host local artists and stay open late for shopping. Saturday, October 4 Reggae in the Park Music Festival 2014 .

Reggae in the PARK 2014 @ DeKalb Memorial Park is a free outdoor music festival for every lover of true Reggae & Soulful Music.With Great food, fun stuff, & more. attendees will enjoy a festival like no other. Scarecrow Harvest . For the 8th year, Alpharetta's downtown streets will be lined with 100 scarecrows to celebrate its fall spirit. Join in on the free family entertainment that includes the country music of High Cotton, games of cornhole, face painting, artsy activities, story-telling and inflatables. Suwanee Wine Fest . This year marks the 2nd Annual 2014 Suwanee Wine Fest, brought to you by the organizers of the Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest. Local wine experts will assist in hand-selecting over 100 premium wines from around the world, including several Georgia wineries. Sunday, October 5 Atlanta Eats Live.