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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Events this Weekend

From:www.accessatlanta.com

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival. Opens 8 p.m. Aug. 29 with the keynote speech by novelist Joyce Carol Oates and ends 6 p.m. Aug. 31. It takes place at more than 20 locations throughout downtown Decatur, both indoors and outdoors. Free. For information: 404-471-5769, decaturbookfestival.com. For more from the AJC about the festival, go here.
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Dragon Con. The annual parade takes place at 10 a.m. Aug. 30. (For more about the parade and which stars will be at Dragon Con this year, see the AJC story.) During the convention, “memberships” can be purchased in the Georgia Ballroom at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel (165 Courtland St.) in four-day ($130, Friday-Monday), three-day ($100, Saturday-Monday), two-day ($60, Sunday-Monday) and single-day increments.

Four-day passes are available for purchase on Aug. 28 and 29 only (starting at 10 a.m. Aug. 28); three-day passes on Aug. 30 only; and two-day passes on Aug. 31 only.

Single-day Friday ($40), single-day Saturday ($50) and single-day Sunday ($40) can be purchased in the Capital and Georgia ballrooms at the Sheraton beginning at 8 a.m. on the respective day only.  www.dragoncon.org.


Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival. Opens 8 p.m. Aug. 29 with the keynote speech by novelist Joyce Carol Oates and ends 6 p.m. Aug. 31. It takes place at more than 20 locations throughout downtown Decatur, both indoors and outdoors. Free. For information: 404-471-5769, decaturbookfestival.com. For more from the AJC about the festival, go here.
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Dragon Con. The annual parade takes place at 10 a.m. Aug. 30. (For more about the parade and which stars will be at Dragon Con this year, see the AJC story.) During the convention, “memberships” can be purchased in the Georgia Ballroom at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel (165 Courtland St.) in four-day ($130, Friday-Monday), three-day ($100, Saturday-Monday), two-day ($60, Sunday-Monday) and single-day increments.

Four-day passes are available for purchase on Aug. 28 and 29 only (starting at 10 a.m. Aug. 28); three-day passes on Aug. 30 only; and two-day passes on Aug. 31 only.

Single-day Friday ($40), single-day Saturday ($50) and single-day Sunday ($40) can be purchased in the Capital and Georgia ballrooms at the Sheraton beginning at 8 a.m. on the respective day only.  www.dragoncon.org.

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To see a full list go to: From:www.accessatlanta.com

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