Things To Do in Atlanta This Weekend November 10 through November 12

Laughs, lights, libations and even some light exercise enliven this weekend's things to do in Atlanta.
  • The Atlanta Opera's "The Flying Dutchman" features stunning visuals.
    The Atlanta Opera's "The Flying Dutchman" features stunning visuals.
  • Garden Lights Holiday Nights is breathtakingly spectacular. (Joey Ivansco)
    Garden Lights Holiday Nights is breathtakingly spectacular. (Joey Ivansco)

The holiday season begins in Atlanta this weekend. Plus, Veterans Day celebrations, wine and comedy. Here are our picks for this weekend.

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.

  • World of Coca-Cola Veterans Day Offer, through Nov. 12
    Attention active duty, retired and reserve members of the U.S. Armed Forces. To celebrate Veterans Day, World of Coca-Cola offers up to four general admission tickets for half price. Admission is free every day for members (retired and reserve included) of the military. Bring your ID.

  • "The Flying Dutchman," through Nov. 12
    Will true love prevail? Find out during the Atlanta Opera's modern retelling of this ancient ghost story.

Joleen's Picks
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a 3-year-old son. She and her family live in the 'burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family-friendly fun and adventure.

  • Garden Lights Holiday Nights, Saturday through Jan. 2, 2018
    It's the opening weekend of the electrical extravaganza at Atlanta Botanical Garden. The amazing lighting display enters its 7th year with a new high-tech display over Storza Woods, in addition to traditional favorites. This is also the opening weekend of the Ride-On-Train and Holiday Model Train Show. Choo-choo!

  • Girls on the Run 5K, Saturday
    This family-friendly 5K encourages runners and walkers of all ages to come out and support the Girls on the Run Atlanta Scholarship Fund. $25

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

  • Atlanta Fall Wine FestivalSaturday
    Tastes of 100+ wines, beers and ciders? Beautiful fall weather in Historic Fourth Ward Park? Live music and a free souvenir wine glass? All of the above, please! 

  • Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape TourSaturday
    The Grammy-nominated comedian returns. See Jim Gaffigan at Philips Arena on Saturday night.

For the ACVB Editor's Picks along with a look at all of the events happening this weekend in Atlanta, check out our full events calendar. Then head over to InstagramFacebook and Twitter to share how you will #DiscoverATL this weekend.

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