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There's plenty going on around Atlanta this weekend!  Check out our list of Labor Day weekend events.

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NASCAR at AMS

Atlanta Motor Speedway
1500 Tara Place
Hampton, Georgia 30228
AMS Web site

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying, Tim Smith's Climax Moonshine Sprint Car Shootout & Brad Keselowski Q&A
Friday, August 30, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Great Clips / Grit Chips 300
Saturday, August 31, 2013
NASCAR Nationwide Series

Fast Cars & Guitars Featuring Billy Currington Presented By Bad Boy Buggies
Sunday, September 1, 2013

AdvoCare 500
Sunday, September 1, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series



CHICK-FIL-A KICKOFF GAME
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game FanZone
Saturday, Aug. 31
Georgia World Congress Center
MARTA: Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station

AT&T Kickoff Concert
Saturday, Aug. 31
Centennial Olympic Park
MARTA: Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station

Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game with Alabama vs. Virginia Tech
Saturday, Aug. 31
Georgia Dome
MARTA: Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station


FOOTBALL:
Georgia Tech vs. Elon
Saturday, Aug. 31
Bobby Dodd Stadium
MARTA: North Avenue Station

Georgia State University vs. Samford
Friday, Aug. 30
Georgia Dome
MARTA: Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station


BRAVES:
Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins
Friday, Aug. 30, Saturday, Aug. 31, Sunday, Sept.1
Turner Field

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets
Monday, Sept. 2
Turner Field
Braves note: Take MARTA to Five Points Station. The Braves Shuttle picks up at Underground Atlanta.


Atlanta Dream vs. Los Angeles Sparks
Monday, Sept. 2
Philips Arena
MARTA: Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station

Dragon*Con 2013
Friday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 2, Parade Saturday, Aug. 31
Downtown Atlanta Hotels
MARTA: Peachtree Center Station*
*Please note that this year's parade route has changed due to construction for the Atlanta Streetcar.

Click here to view and print a map of this year's parade route

The route will start on Spring Street, turn right on Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard and head south on Peachtree Street before turning left on Andrew Young International Boulevard and making a left onto Peachtree Center Avenue, ending there.
 
The Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard portion of the route can be accessed from Civic Center Station on West Peachtree Street.

MARTA Bus routes 1, 16, 32 and 110 will be rerouted for the Dragon*Con parade on Saturday morning.

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Decatur Book Festival
Saturday, Aug. 31 to Sunday, Sept. 1
Downtown Decatur
MARTA: Decatur Station

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