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What to do in Atlanta: Fairs, festivals and more | Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Spectacular stunts and precision maneuvers fill the sky at the Great Georgia Air Show, and haunted houses and other Halloween fun is on the agenda all over the metro Atlanta area.


Greater South Fulton County Fair. Through Nov. 1. 43459 Riverdale Road, College Park.

Costumes on the Woof. A benefit for Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. 6 p.m. Oct. 29. $25; $20 in advance; dogs complimentary with their human. Loews Hotel Atlanta, 1065 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta.

Walker Stalker Con Atlanta. Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Daily general admission tickets are $35 for Friday, Oct. 30; $55 for Saturday, Oct. 31 (when most of the stars will be there); and $45 for Sunday, Nov. 1. A two-day pass is $90 for Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 31-Nov. 1) and a three-day pass is $120. Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. N.W., Atlanta. Read more about Walker Stalker Con here.

Howl On The Green. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 30. Duluth Town Green, 3167 Main St, Duluth.

Paws in the Park 2015. A dog walk and expo benefitting Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption. Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 1. Brook Run Park, 4770 N. Peachtree Road, Dunwoody.

Atlanta Lobster Festival. 1-6 p.m. Nov. 1. $40; VIP $100. Candler Park, 1500 McLendon Ave. N.E. (at Candler Park Drive), Atlanta.

Great Georgia Air Show featuring the Blue Angels. 9 a.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 1. $25; $15 ages 6-12; $5 ages 3-5. Falcon Field, 7 Falcon Drive, Peachtree City. Read more about the Great Georgia Air Show here.

Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos. Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 1. Free. Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road N.W., Atlanta.

Cagle’s Haunted Barn. Through Oct. 31. $12. Cagle’s Family Farm, 362 Stringer Road, Canton.

13 Stories Haunted House. Through Nov. 13. $25-$55. 320 Temple Ave., Newnan.

Netherworld. Through Nov. 7. $22-$55. 6624 Dawson Boulevard, Norcross. 404-608-2484, Go behind-the-scenes of Netherworld here.

Stone Mountain Park’s Pumpkin Festival. Through Oct. 25. Adventure pass $19.95-$24.95; daily parking $15. Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78, Stone Mountain.

Fright Fest. Through Nov. 1. $43.99-$50.99. Six Flags Over Georgia 275 Riverside Parkway, Atlanta.

Paranoia Haunted House. Through Nov. 1. $20-$40. 2075 Marietta Highway, Canton.

Fear the Woods. Haunted barn, haunted trail, zombie paintball hayride and more. Through Nov. 1. 3565 N. Highway 155, Stockbridge.

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