Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend October 2 through October 4

Whether you're looking to groove to music, enjoy your favorite fall festivities, or see comedian royalty, there is something for everyone this weekend in Atlanta. Here are our favorite picks for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Sunday in the Park is in its 36th year at Oakland Cemetery. (Khang Mai Photography)
    Sunday in the Park is in its 36th year at Oakland Cemetery. (Khang Mai Photography)
  • See Martin Lawrence Live Doin' Time Comedy Tour this Friday at the Fox.
    See Martin Lawrence Live Doin' Time Comedy Tour this Friday at the Fox.

Whether you're looking to groove to music, enjoy your favorite fall festivities, or see comedian royalty, there is something for everyone this weekend in Atlanta. Here are our favorite picks for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Carol's Picks
Carol is the ATL Insider's culture vulture. If there is a new exhibit in town or a new show on the stage, Carol is the first to know about it.

  • 36th Annual Sunday in the Park at Oakland Cemetery, Sunday
    I love this Atlanta tradition – a party, complete with Victorian costume contest – in a cemetery. All too often, we are sad when we visit cemeteries, but Historic Oakland's Sunday in the Park gives us reason to celebrate those souls who rest there.
  • "R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (and Mystery) of the Universe," through Oct. 25
    If anyone can pull off this one-man show, it's Tom Key, and luckily the well-known and highly respected Atlanta actor is the one who is doing it. Here's what Theatrical Outfit says about the show: "Hop onboard a captivating quest chronicling the Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century in this unconventional one-man show blending multimedia, poetry and humanist humor." They had me at "R. Buckminster Fuller."

Joleen's Picks
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a toddler son. She and her family live in the 'burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family fun and adventure.

  • Brick-Or-Treat , Saturday through November 1
    Every weekend in October is Halloween at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta. Kids come dressed in costume and enjoy Halloween activities and games.
  • Fall Fest in Candler Park, Saturday and Sunday
    Enjoy the cooler weather and changing leaves with by bringing the entire family to Candler Park this weekend for Fall Fest. Peruse over 100 artist booths, listen to local music and enjoy your favorite Atlanta food vendors.

Tommy's Picks
Tommy is a young professional keeping an eye out for the city's liveliest happenings.

  • Martin Lawrence Live Doin' Time Comedy Tour, Friday
    Actor, producer, Bad Boy and--oh that's right, legendary comedian too--Martin Lawrence returns to the fabulous Fox Theatre. This is a second performance added by popular demand, so get your tickets ASAP.

For a look at all events happening this weekend, check out our full events calendar. Head over to Twitter or our Facebook page and let us know how you'll be discovering Atlanta this weekend.

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