Step back in time to the decadent Kit Kat Klub of prewar Germany as colorful singers serenade you in Cabaret. Wednesday- Sunday in the Open Air Kit Kat Club! Expect dynamic singing and explosive choreography. Mature audiences.
BronzeLens Film Festival, recently named an Oscar Short Films Category Qualifying festival, screens films by or about people of color and holds workshops and panel discussions at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel. For screening tickets and more info see BronzeLens.com
Dragon Con is a giant popular-culture convention for science fiction, fantasy, gaming, art, comics, music, and film, with panels, contests, vendors, a banquet, and a Dragon Con Parade down Peachtree Street at 10 a.m. Saturday. DragonCon.org
ONE Musicfest offers a full day of vendors, food and drink, and soul, progressive hip-hop, alternative, and rock music from national and local acts at Lakewood Amphitheater. OneMusicFest.com
Happy Days Festival features a Friday night concert with food vendors, and then a Saturday artists’ market, kids’ corner, and live music in Hapeville. Free. Hapeville.org
The Georgia State Fair offers rides, shows, music, and vendors at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton. GeorgiaStateFair.org
The third annual Mayor’s 5K on the 5th Runway, hosted by Mayor Kasim Reed, is back! Get ready to lace up your shoes and run or walk the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson. Experience this special opportunity to race on one of the flattest – and fastest – courses in metro Atlanta! Register on Eventbrite.com. No same day registration.