Nov 01-02, 2014

Dia de los Muertos

The San Francisco Symphony celebrates the Mesoamerican holiday with a community concert event on Saturday featuring Latino music, activities for all ages and colorful displays. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., 415.864.6000, sfsymphony.org. Join the locals for the Mission District celebration packed with art, music, performances and a walking procession at 7 pm Sunday. Free. 22nd and Bryant streets, dayofthedeadsf.org.

Nov 12-16, 2014

Napa Valley Film Festival

This five-day film festival brings 125 films and over 300 filmakers to screening venues in the picturesque communities of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. Special events include industry panels, galas, cooking demos and tastings with 50 acclaimed chefs and 150 wineries. 707.226.7500, napavalleyfilmfest.org

Nov 06-08, 2014

The Letters Festival

The Goat Farm Arts Center hosts this three-day independent literature festival, including writing workshops, conversations, a discussion panel, a book market and live readings featuring some of the country’s most talented independent authors. Foster St. NW.

Nov 22, 2014

Stevie Wonder

You'd think after amassing 25 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe, and becoming an inductee into the Rock and Roll, Songwriters’ and NAACP Halls of Fame that this legendary singer would need a break. Not so. Immerse yourself in the iconic vocals of singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder as he performs hits from his “Songs in the Key of Life” album­ in one of the best venues in the U.S. This show is sure to “Knock You Off Your Feet.” 7:30 pm.

Nov 27, 2014

Macy's Great Tree Lighting

Experience a longstanding Atlanta tradition as the city’s most famous Christmas tree is illuminated on Thanksgiving night for its 67th year. More than 100,000 observers are expected to attend this classic holiday event. Cue the jingle bells! Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road.

Nov 12, 2014

"One More For the Fans!" Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute

Imagine a stage brimming with rock-and-roll legends performing together for one night only. “One More For the Fans!” does just that, bringing Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick and many more to The Fox Theatre as a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd’s musical legacy. Smile for the camera—this once-in-a-lifetime show is being filmed for mass distribution. 7:30 pm. 855.285.8499, 660 Peachtree St.

Nov 22-23, 2014

Buried Alive Film Fest

Blood and guts reign supreme during this two-day ode to silver screen horror. In its eighth year, Buried Alive aims to bring independent filmmakers to the gorefront. 404.876.9468, Fabrefaction Theatre, 999 Brady Ave.

Nov 02, 2014

Day of the Dead Festival

The Atlanta History Center hosts this cultural extravaganza to celebrate the longstanding Mexican traditions of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Sugar skulls, storytellers and Mexican fare make this an authentic occassion fit for the whole family. Noon-5 pm. 404.814.4000, 130 West Paces Ferry Road.

Nov 01, 2014

Chomp & Stomp

It's all in the Chomp & Stomp name: 1) Chomp your way through a cook-off where amateur foodies and Top Chefs alike put their chili to the test, 2) Dig in while stomping your foot to live bluegrass. Five dollars buys you a tasting spoon, and a hefty appetite gets you the rest. 11 am-6 pm. Cabbagetown Park, 177 Kirkwood Ave.

Nov 29, 2014

Ralphie May

Funnyman Ralphie May is filming his next comedy special at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. One of the most popular comedians in the U.S., Ralphie May debuted on season one of "Last Comic Standing." Ralphie's Atlanta performance will go further than ever by tackling topics that will make you think and occasionally squirm.

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