Things to do this Weekend - Sept 19th to 22nd

Atlanta is ready for fall and we welcome the fall season with open arms and open windows. Say goodbye to that humid, summer heat and say hello to crisp winds and cool nights. Fall brings many exciting things for everyone. The NFL and College football has officially kicked-off and our weekends now consist of Saturday BBQ's with college alumni, Sunday fantasy football and Monday nights with friends. But for those of us not obsessed with our fantasy teams and alumni, there are still plenty of things to be seen and had. Festivals full of pumpkins and fun treats await us as the countdown to Halloween commences. Heavier foods and darker beers haunt us as we prepare for the winter hibernation we all love and dread at the same time. This week, there is no shortage of amazing things to do: Thursday, September 19 th Don't miss the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola on Sept. 19-22 at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

Since 1998, the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola has donated more than $10 million to charity. Purchase official PGA tour tickets here . Feeling a little spunky? Come see the animated musical, Spunk , at the 14 th Street Playhouse, playing through October. Spunk breathes new life into these three remarkable short stories from the Harlem Renaissance. Visit the website for more info. The North Georgia State Fair is back! Swing on by Jim R. Miller Park and check out the food and entertainment! Doors open at 4PM. Official website here . Friday, September 20 th Midtown Music Festival is back and better than ever! 30 bands, on 3 stages for two straight days. Come rock out in Piedmont Park and join the fun! Official website here . Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley will take the stage at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7PM. For this and other show info, visit the Live Nation website .

Buy show tickets here . Taste the flavors of Taiwan at the Chinese Cultural Center from 11AM-4PM. Enjoy Taiwanese street food and take in all the flavors of the culture. Admission is $5 at the door and children under 12 are admitted free. Saturday, September 21 st Organized by JapanFest, Inc., JapanFest is designed to promote understanding between Japanese and Americans in the Southeast. Doors open at 10AM and runs through Sunday, Sept. 22nd. More info here . Enjoy a European shopping experience without leaving Georgia! The European Market on Milton Ave is hosting a two-day shopping experience you will not want to miss! Enjoy art, home decor and fashion by local artists.

More info here . The event runs through Sunday, Sept. 22 nd . The Annual Marietta StreetFest has drawn shoppers and visitors to the Marietta Square for over 20 years. The festival returns bigger and better than ever with the addition of the Marietta Grassroots Festival. This year's festival will also include a fireworks display.The City of Marietta's July 4th display, which were postponed due to rain have been rescheduled for September 21 at dark. Sunday, September 22 nd The 6th annual Fiesta Georgia will take place Sunday September 22nd 2013 at the Georgia International Horse Park. Fiesta Georgia is Georgia's Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off celebration, featuring a daylong celebration of Latino culture with continuous live musical performances by international, national and local recording artists. Want to do something to help your career? Come to A Collaborative Leadership Summit at eh Woodruff Arts Center.

A day-and-a-half summit, where today's executives and tomorrow's leaders from our business, education and civic communities connect, communicate and collaborate on issues vital to a thriving Atlanta region. More info here . Here comes the bride... Come to the Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show and experience a better way to plan your wedding. Discover new ideas and receive expert advice from the area's most talented wedding professionals. Doors open at noon. For more information about the author, Denielle D'Ambrosio, please visit my Google+ profile page.