5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: October 30 to November 5

Chili at Chomp & Stomp, Hillary Clinton at MJCCA, hip-hop at Red Bull Music Festival

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Cabbagetown's Chomp & Stomp

Photograph by Ashley Kickliter

Chomp & Stomp
When:
November 2, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Where:
Cabbagetown
Cost:
$10, $6 beer tokens, $8 liquor tokens
Details:
Chomp on more than 70 chili recipes, stomp to three stages of live bluegrass music, and sip on beers or cocktails as a way to help raise money for Cabbagetown’s parks and green spaces.

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World
When: November 1, 8 p.m.
Where:
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Cost:
$50–$60
Details:
Atlanta’s world-famous drag queen RuPaul is bringing some of drag’s biggest personalities to an over-the-top production where queens dance, put on aerial performances, and take the audience on a “journey to save the galaxy.”

Red Bull Music Festival
When:
November 1–15
Where:
Various music venues around Atlanta
Cost:
$15–$30
Details:
In its first time visiting the city, the Red Bull Music Festival is shining a light on hip-hop in the genre’s capital featuring Teyana Taylor, Ari Lennox, Yung Baby Tate, Zaytoven, Gunner Stahl, and more.

Dozens of UGA fans watching the Georgia-Florida game at the Battery

Photograph courtesy of Premier Agency Inc

Atlanta’s Largest Cocktail Party and Brunch Tailgate
When:
November 2, 10 a.m.
Where:
Live! at The Battery Atlanta
Cost:
$30
Details:
No. 8 Georgia is heading to Jacksonville to take on No. 6 Florida, which can only mean one thing: fans are partying. The entire Battery is turning into a massive watch party as more than 20 vendors will sell bloody marys, mimosas, beer, and brunch food starting as early as 10 a.m. And, of course, go Dawgs.

Book Festival of the MJCCA
When:
October 30 to November 18
Where:
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
Cost:
$15–$45 per event
Details:
Book lovers, this one’s for you. Over two weeks, more than 45 authors are coming to Atlanta for meet-and-greets, panel discussions, book signings and more. Big names include Preet Bharara, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, Adam Rippon, Bari Weiss, and more. Local authors include Perry Brickman, Pat Mitchell, Sherry Frank, and more.

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