Gospel concert: As part of its 137th homecoming celebration, Morris Brown College will host the Rev. J.C. Reynolds scholarship concert. Free and open to all. 4 p.m. Oct. 15. Turner Monumental African Methodist Episcopal Church, 66 Howard St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-378-5970.
Plant sale: During a seedtime and harvest plant sale, visitors can purchase fall vegetables, perennials, indoor plants and more. An assortment of blooming astilbes and tricyrtis (toad lilies) will be on display. Additionally, homemade treats and first-batch hot pepper sauce will be sold. Free and open to all. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14. Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, 737 Woodland Ave. S.E., Atlanta. 404-627-6510, holycomforter-atlanta.org.
Fall festival: During the fall festival and pre-Halloween celebration, “Trunk” or Treat, families can dress up in costume and receive treats from a maze of decorated vehicles. Games with prizes, live entertainment, glitter tattoos, hayrides, snacks and more also will be available. The event will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. Oct. 21; in the event of rain, it will be postponed to 3-5:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Free and open to all. Hope Living Church, 3450 Stilesboro Road N.W., Kennesaw. 770-425-6726, livinghopega.com.
Cue a concert: St. John’s Episcopal Church in collaboration with the Choral Guild of Atlanta will present a concert called An Appalachian Celebration. Music selections will include “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass,” “Dear Appalachia Trilogy” and the “O Brother, Where Art Thou” medley. Free and open to all. 4-6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3480 E. Main St., College Park. 404-761-8402, stjohnscollegepark.com.
“Trunk” or treat: Everyone will be welcomed at the annual “trunk” or treat Halloween event for families. Kids can wear costumes and collect treats from trunks of more than 20 scary decorated cars. Games and food for purchase will round out the festivities. Free and open to all. 4-6 p.m. Oct. 28. Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 2375 Shallowford Road, Atlanta. 404-321-1844, shallowford.org.
Book discussion: During the 26th Book Festival, Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer will discuss his book “The Court and the World,” which examines the work of the Supreme Court of the United States from the conduct of national security policy to international trade to consideration for circumstances beyond America’s borders. Tickets are $30-$35 each and includes a paperback copy of the book. 8:15 p.m. Nov. 4. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812-4002, atlantajcc.org.
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