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Which Atlanta Halloween event should you attend?

Whether you like your Halloween activities more silly or more spooky, get into the spirit with our guide to killer fun.

19 fantastic Atlanta events for kids and families in September

The weather may be cooling off, but events season is heating up again, with new museum exhibits, kid-friendly stage shows, festivals, and more.
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15 awesome August events for families in Atlanta

Fun outings for the final days of summer, including Fernbank Museum's Dinosaur Birthday Bash, Sound of Music Sing-A-Long, Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby, and more
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The Muppets are coming! 6 things we learned about the Center for Puppetry Arts expansion

Kermit and friends are coming to the Center for Puppetry Arts this fall. To fit all the frogs and Fraggles, the center is building an expansion set to open on November 14. We took a tour of the grounds this week and learned a few surprising things about the Muppets and the Muppety Man's exhibition.
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17 fun events for Atlanta families in July

Attend a panda birthday sleepover, see Elsa belt it out, take a ride down a 1,000-foot water slide, and more.

18 cool events for Atlanta families in June

Spinning sculptures, soapbox racing, nighttime bike rides—and Weird Al!

April in Atlanta: 15 great events for families

A month of family fun for kids of all ages, from Teddy Bear loving tots to teenage video game addicts.

Center for Puppetry Arts to undergo major expansion

In the Center for Puppetry Arts’ atrium, a coterie of America’s puppetry elite stand in a semicircle, contemplating an acrylic-encased Miss Piggy. The starry-eyed swine sports the feathery boa and sarong she wore in 1996’s Muppet Treasure Island, her curlicue locks blonde as ever. “She’s beautiful,” says Bonnie Erickson, who created Miss Piggy and now directs the Jim Henson Legacy. “She gets better and better.”

What are you doing this weekend? October 11-13

Well, the huge event of the weekend is Atlanta Pride, the celebration that started in the 1970s and just keeps getting bigger and better. The 2013 massive list of events includes parties, performances, an artists market, a Eucharist service, Lady Gaga-inspired yoga, workshops, films, a car and motorcycle show, and, of course, one hell of a parade. Piedmont Park and environs. atlantapride.org

6. Learn how to really put on a puppet show

The bonding that goes on during the Create-A-
Puppet workshops held after certain Center for Puppetry Arts performances is more about parent-and-child than glue–and–cutout shapes.

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