5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 18-24

Yoga, brews, and laughs with the Book of Mormon

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Book of Mormon

Photograph by Julleta Cervantes

The Book of Mormon
Where: The Fox Theatre
When: Through July 22
Cost: $34 to $139
Details: The Fox Theatre has been blessed with a second run of this religious comedy. Written by Avenue Q‘s Robert Lopez and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the Tony-Award winning Broadway musical follows two missionaries with opposite personalities as they travel through Uganda to spread the Mormon religion.

Alive in Roswell Family Fest
Where: Historic Canton Street, Historic Roswell Square, and the City Hall Grounds
When: July 19, 5-9 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details: Every third Thursday from April to October, Alive in Roswell hosts a festival with vendors, live music, and activities for the kids like face painting, inflatables, and scavenger hunts. What’s a festival without food trucks? A variety of food trucks like King of Pops, Mix’d Up Burgers, and Five Finger Philly are expected to be at the festival.

Atlanta Underground Film Festival
House Rules, a comedy short

Photograph courtesy of Sean Robinson

Atlanta Underground Film Festival
Where: Synchronicity Theatre
When: July 19-21
Cost: $10-50
Details: This year marks the 15th year the Atlanta Underground Film Festival has shown works from independent filmmakers. These shorts and feature films aren’t anything you will see in the mainstream—comedy shorts, horror shorts, drama sorts—and there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Dirty South Yoga
Where: Monday Night Garage (Friday), Loudermilk Center (Saturday and Sunday)
When: July 20-22
Cost: $30-175
Details: A weekend of yoga, vendors, and food? Sign us up. With more than 50 classes it’s impossible not to find a time to go. The festival is set for all levels of expertise and classes range from a classic vinyasa flow to a jam out session of live music and yoga.

Max Lager’s Old 320 Beer Fest
Where: Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery
When: July 21, 12-4 p.m.
Cost: $64 online, or $75 at the door
Details: The self-proclaimed oldest brewpub in Georgia is bringing more than 30 craft brewers from around the state for you to sip on. Along with appetizers and a pretzel lanyard, the event will also include a raffle to win a “beer journey” to Germany and Belgium with Owen Ogeltree’s Brewtopia Beer Trips.

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