Oct 04-05, 2014

Maker Faire Atlanta

Makers of products and other gadgets, including creators, innovators, tinkerers, DIYers, hobbyists and amateur enthusiasts, gather in the Decatur Downtown Square to celebrate their works and passion. Kids get access to design tools and resources, which fits with the renewed emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Mathematics) learning in schools and after-school programs across the country.

Oct 01-29, 2014

Wine Down Wednesdays

Get sneaky with wine at this Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission event. Old Towne Creek County Park is still under development, but on Oct. 1, 15 and 29, from 5 to 7 pm, Wine Down Wednesday registrants can get a sneak of the lush grounds and live-oak groves while enjoying wine, hors d'ouevres and musical entertainment, plus receive a commemorative wine glass.

Oct 12, 2014

Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted Tour

8 pm. Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 504.528.9569, thejoytheater.com

Oct 31, 2014

Jim Monaghan's Halloween Parade

6 pm. Kicks off from Molly's at the Market (1107 Decatur Street), then weaves through the French Quarter. mollysatthemarket.net

Oct 30, 2014

Krewe of Boo Parade

6:30 pm. Kicks off from Elysian Fields Avenue, then continues through the French Quarter and along Canal Street to Mardi Gras World. kreweofboo.com


Oct 10, 2014

Meshell Ndegeocello

7:30 pm. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 504.528.3800, cacno.org

Oct 01, 2014

The Head and the Heart

8 pm. Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., 504.272.0865, civicnola.com

Oct 10, 2014

The Gaslight Anthem

8 pm. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0865 or 800.745.3000, saengernola.com

Oct 27, 2014

Ray LaMontagne

7:30 pm. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0865 or 800.745.3000, saengernola.com

Oct 22, 2014

Macy Gray

8:30 pm. Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Ave., 504.895.8477, tipitinas.com