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Natural Awakenings Atlanta

Fall Folklife Festival brings History to Life

Traditional crafts, southern foodways and environmental sustainability are at the center of Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival, held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., September 26.

Guests will enjoy the sounds of local musicians performing bluegrass and folk music and sample local fare from Atlanta-based food trucks. This year’s festival highlights the contributions of African-American chefs and home cooks. Highlights include cooking demonstrations by Michael Twitty and a culinary conversation featuring Erika Council, the author behind the popular blog Southern Soufflé. The program is free to members and included in the cost of general admission for nonmembers: $16.50 for adults/$13 for seniors and students/$11 for youth. Location: 130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta. For more information, call 404-814-4000 or visit

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