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Get Out: What to Do This Weekend

Whether you're looking for exercise, entertainment or holiday gifts, it's all right here.

Think Pink 5K Fun Run/Walk

When/Where: October 15, 8:30 a.m., , 76 Main Street NW, Lilburn

Why Go: The Tip Off Club is sponsoring its first "Think Parkview Pink" 5K Fun Run/Walk in honor of . So, you can get your run on and do something good for the community. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the races starts at 8:30 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support breast cancer research. Goooooo Pink!

Pricing: Registration is $25. Forms are available by clicking here.

Community Garage Sale

When/Where: Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., City of Lilburn overflow parking lot across from city hall, Main Street.

Why Go: Who knows what you'll find by browsing the goods at this popular sale.

Pricing: Free admission.

Holiday Open House

When/Where: Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Taylor Made Gift Baskets and Flowers, 4838 Lawrenceville Highway, Lilburn.

Why Go: There will be lots of goodies to sample at Taylor Made Gift Baskets and Flowers, and you'll get a sneak peek at the holiday-themed gift baskets available. Never to early to plan, is it?

Pricing: Free.

"Tangled" at Movies on Main

When/Where: Saturday, October 15, at dusk, First Baptist Church lawn, Main Street, Stone Mountain.

Why Go: This is the last of Stone Mountain's series of outdoor movies for the year. Grab the kids, a blanket or some chairs and enjoy some free family entertainment.

Pricing: Free


When/Where: October 14-31, starts at dark until 10:30 p.m., 2859 Parkwood, Snellville

Why Go: If you're looking for an alternative to Netherworld that was featured in a our weekend planner last week, try this family attraction that brings spooky thrills for a super reasonable cost. There are two scare levels for the attraction, featuring one for kids (guided tour) and one for adults (full terror). You'll travel on a haunted 1/4-mile trail through the Ivy Covered Passage, the chop shop, a maze, graveyard, and more. See the trail's website here.

Pricing: Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

When/Where: October 14-31, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., , 2485 Main Street, Snellville

Why Go: Looking for another Halloween fun event? New London Theatre opens Dracula this weekend, and if you know New London Theatre, you know they always have a twist on an old favorite. So, if you know the dark tale of Dr. Seward, his fiancée, Lucy, and their mysterious neighbor, Count Dracula, head over to Snellvill's community theatre for the comedic melodrama to take on a new life. There's even a special Halloween presentation on October 31. 

Pricing: Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 on the day of the show. Children/students (3-19) and seniors (55 and over) are $10. Buy tickets here.

Brookwood High Comedy Drama

When/Where: October 13 and 15, 7 p.m., , 1255 Dogwood Road, Snellville

Why Go: This local high school acting troupe brings the community Neil Simon's comedy "Fools." In this presentation, is the funny take of a school teacher who  arrives to the village of Kulyenchikow, where a 200-year curse of stupidity is cast on everyone. If the teacher can't get the girl of his dreams to learn anything, she may never fall in love with him. Sad, sad, sad. Who knew love had anything to do with being smart. For more information, call 770-905-7292.

Pricing: Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students and seniors.


When/Where: October 15, 6 p.m., , 5379 E Mountain Street, Stone Mountain

Why Go: Enjoy wine samples and hors d'oeuvres, as you get into the holiday spirit. This month starts holiday celebrations and booths will feature gifts that could be perfect for your family and friends. You can get your shopping done early and relax the rest of the year!

Pricing: Free event.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

When/Where: Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m. Aurora Children's Playhouse, 153 E. Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.

Why Go: The kids will love seeing this Washington Irving classic.

Pricing: $7.

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