Candler Park Fest, Morningside Mile this weekend
Candler Park Festival
The stellar music line up for this year’s festival, which takes place Oct. 13-14, features The Sundogs, Yacht Rock Review, Rick Derringer, Moontower, Backyard Birds, Bernadette Seacrest, Lexi Street, Sunmoon Pie, The Whiskey Gentry and Sunday headliner, the legendary Francine Reed. There will also be an artist market, 5K road race, kid zone, and plenty of food and beer from sponsor Sweetwater Brewing. fallfest.candlerpark.org
Morningside Mile & Block Party
The third annual Morningside Mile & Block Party benefiting Atlanta’s oldest fire station is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 14. The race begins at noon in Virginia Highland and ends with a block party at Doc Chey’s in Morningside Village shopping center, 1424 N. Highland Ave. Runners and non-runners alike will enjoy an afternoon of festivities from noon to 2 p.m. including live music, food, activities and giveaways at local businesses and fire safety education for kids provided by Atlanta firefighters. Race registration ends today, Oct. 11. Register in-store at Phidippides at Ansley Mall or online at MorningsideMile.com.