Regional Events

September 27-29
Fall Atlanta Home Show
Georgia’s largest home show features 350 home vendors showcasing the latest products and trends. Special guest speaker is Ty Pennington. Admission $7-$8; all active military, veterans, police, fire and first responders, teachers and school employees are free on Friday. Free every day for children 12 and younger and seniors 65 and older. Cobb Galleria Centre.

September 27-November 11
Fall Foliage Train
Blue Ridge, Georgia
Ride a century-old railroad along the Toccoa River and through historic Murphy Junction on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Trip is one hour each way with a two-hour layover for sightseeing and shopping in McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee.

October 1-6
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Myrtle Beach
Rally features biker events, concerts and activities for 60 miles along the coast. Includes poker runs, tours, games, contests and entertainment.

October 3-November 2
Fall Tours of Homes and Gardens
Visit private homes and gardens in Charleston’s historic districts. Seven tours available, $60. 2-5 p.m.

October 4
Charleston Gallery Artwalk
More than 40 galleries participate in this evening exhibit. Many artists will be in attendance; refreshments served. 5-8 p.m. Free.

October 6
Summerville Kitchen Tour
Summerville, SC
Take a walking tour of grand homes in Summerville and sample gourmet treats prepared by premiere Lowcountry chefs. Local musicians perform in each home or garden. 1-5 p.m. $50 in advance, $65 at door. Add beer and wine to ticket for $10.

October 11-12
Jeep Island
Hilton Head Island
Bring your Jeep, friends and appetite for chili, football on the big screen, live entertainment, bonfire, rock wall, demonstrations and more. $25-$30 per Jeep. Honey Horn Plantation.

October 11-13
Fall for Greenville
Three-day food-tasting event spread over 8 blocks in downtown Greenville includes cuisine from more than 40 restaurants, more than 60 entertainers on seven stages, contests, challenges and kids’ area. Free admission; tasting tickets available.

October 12
Folly Beach
Fundraiser provides financial assistance to people with cancer and other medical hardships. Includes live bands, food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts, fashions, petting zoo, inflatables and other family activities. No pets or coolers. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $6 in advance online; $10 cash at gate. Kids 12 and under free.

Civil War Candle Lantern Tour
Richmond Hill
Take a guided tour through reenactments at Fort McAllister Historic Park near Savannah. Stop by barracks for hot cider and cookies; hear a cannon fired over the Ogeechee River. 7-10 p.m. Tours held every half hour. $5-$9.

October 12-13
Atlanta Air Show
Military and civilian performers include the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Sky Soldiers Tactical Cobra Helicopter Demo Team, Canadian Forces Snowbirds and more. Atlanta Motor Speedway.

October 17
The rock band performs in the North Charleston Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. $59-$99.

October 18-20
Taste of Atlanta
Three-day food festival showcases the culinary talents of more than 80 Atlanta restaurants and four live demonstration cooking stages. Includes live music, kids’ interactive activities, vendors and more in Historic Fourth Ward Park.

Stone Mountain Highland Games
Features stages with live music, highland dancing, pipes and drums, clan competitions, Scottish athletics and children’s games. Various prices. Stone Mountain Park.

October 19-20
Wooden Boat Show
Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. Show includes more than 140 classic wooden boats displayed on land and water, a wooden boatbuilding competition, children’s model boatbuilding, knot tying, maritime art and crafts, food and music. Free admission. Downtown waterfront.

October 22
Alison Krauss
The bluegrass artist performs in the North Charleston Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. $48-$124. 

October 24-27
Atlanta Game Fest
Board game fans from across the Southeast gather for four days of fun and games at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta. Events include demo alley and a flea market.

October 25
Marshall Watson
Attend a luncheon, presentation and book signing with the interior designer and author of The Art of Elegance: Classic Interiors. 11:30 a.m. $45. (843) 379-3331.

October 30-November 1
Georgia-Florida Golf Classic
Jekyll Island
Three-day, all-inclusive golf tournament leading up to the Georgia-Florida football game includes practice round, tailgate party, breakfast, lunch and two tournament rounds. Jekyll Island Golf Club. 

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