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Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/9/23

Forsyth County’s mixed-use village invites the community to play, shop, dine and experience what’s new

Things are getting spooky at Halcyon with a host of fall and Halloween-themed events throughout October! With live music on Village Green every weekend, the annual Witches Night Out benefitting All For One Foundation, Halcyon Kids Club and trick-or-treating at Halcyon, the fall season has finally arrived. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy throughout October at Halcyon.

The full October events schedule is outlined below:

Cars and Coffee Hosted by Mercedes-Benz Club of America

Saturday, October 7 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join the Mercedes-Benz Experience by RBM of Alpharetta and Fuel Coffee for a beautiful morning sipping on specialty coffee drinks, viewing Mercedes-Benz vehicles from a variety of years in the private lot next to Fuel and mingling with friends and other members of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America. Mercedes-Benz Experience by RBM of Alpharetta will be offering special discounts off merchandise for all Mercedes-Benz Club of America members. This event is open to all Mercedes-Benz owners. For more information or to register, visit the event page.

Yappy Hour

Thursday, October 12 from 5 – 7 p.m.

Bring your furry friend and join Halcyon on Village Green for Yappy Hour on Thursdays of each month! Enjoy delicious treats, doggy booze and adorable, adoptable pups from Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters. For more information, visit the Halcyon website.

Pumpkin Painting Party at Tutu School

Saturday, October 14 from 3:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Join Tutu School for an exciting afternoon of painting the prettiest little pumpkins! Each ticket purchase of $20 includes one mini pumpkin to paint, painting supplies and face painting. When purchasing your ticket, make sure to select one of the available time slots; 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.

Witches Night Out benefiting All For One Foundation

Thursday, October 19 from 6 – 10 p.m.

Ladies, grab your broomsticks and fly over to Halcyon for a spooky evening full of cocktails, food and dancing! Don’t be a scaredy cat and enjoy adult trick-or-treating throughout the property. Other activities include dancing to upbeat tunes spun by DJ Ed on Village Green, live music and dancing at Eclipse di Luna, a DJ spinning tunes at HOBNOB, a costume contest with prizes for best group and individual costumes and Halloween cocktails at select Halcyon restaurants. In addition, ladies can build their own wicked bouquet with Gussied Up Flower Truck, make fall-themed crafts with Board & Brush inside Fuel Coffee and enjoy special discounts at Halcyon’s retailers. Tickets are $15 with all proceeds directly benefiting One For All Foundation, an international and local charity dedicated to changing the lives of children to help them thrive by improving social conditions, educational opportunities and healthcare availability. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.

Monster Mash at Cherry Street Brewpub

Friday, October 27 from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m.

It’s a graveyard smash; it’s the Monster Mash at Cherry Street Brewpub! All monsters, ghouls and goblins are gathering for the ultimate costume party where you can dance the night away to spooky tunes spun by a DJ, sip on Halloween-themed cocktails and enter a costume contest to win prizes for the creepiest, jaw-dropping costumes. This event is for ages 21 and up only. For more information, visit the Halcyon event page.

Halloween at Halcyon

Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Grab your crew and join Halcyon for the annual trick-or-treating extravaganza! The little ones can trick-or-treat at more than 30 participating Halcyon tenants, meet adorable farm animals, snap pictures of their costumes at several photo opportunities, meet Barbie and Spiderman, enjoy facepainting and balloon twisting, meet adoptable pups from FurKids and groove to tunes spun by DJ Galaxy Music and Arts on Village Green. All ticket proceeds will directly benefit Bald Ridge Lodge and their ongoing efforts to provide a safe haven and counseling in a therapeutic environment for young boys who are in need of protection, direction and supervision, in a matter that nurtures the child and strengthens family relationships. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page

Groovin’ on the Green

Fridays and Saturdays in October from 6 – 9 p.m.

Celebrate the weekend with dancing and singing along to live musical performances on Village Green. Enjoy local musicians across a variety of genres playing top hits. Guests can treat themselves to a craft brew and groove to live music all around the village! Halcyon has an open container policy, however, outside food and beverages are prohibited. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.

Halcyon Kids Club

Wednesdays in October from 10 a.m. – noon

Preschoolers are invited to play and make new friends each week at the free Halcyon Kids Club! The little ones can engage in a rotating menu of activities ranging from arts and crafts, dance, animal encounters, storytime, puppet shows, music and so much more. Themes and activities vary weekly and will be announced on Halcyon’s Facebook page and Instagram stories. A parent or guardian is required to stay with each child during the duration of the event. Afterward, enjoy lunch or a sweet treat at one of Halcyon’s kid-friendly restaurants. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/26/23

Football Watch Parties, Live NFC Fight Event, Heroes and Villains Halloween Party, NYE Live! Hollywood Nights & More

 Live! at The Battery – the entertainment destination located in the heart of The Battery Atlanta – announces its events lineup for October, November and December 2023, plus ongoing happenings like Freedom Friday and Silent Disco Saturday.

  • College Football & Professional Football Game Watch PartiesThe thrills of football are back on the field and available to watch at all the venues right inside Live! at the Battery Atlanta with the ultimate football experience! From one of the biggest screens in the Southeast inside Sports and Social Atlanta to VIP booth experiences and Bull Riding inside of PBR, the liveliest atmosphere in all of Atlanta starts here. Fans can enjoy a huge selection of game day food like shareable nachos and mouth-watering burgers while enjoying Coors Light Bucket specials! 
  • Heroes & Villains – A Live! Halloween Party (Friday., Oct. 27, 8pm-2am) – Things are getting spooky at Live! this October with a Heroes & Villains themed Halloween party! Guests are invited to don their best costumes for a night of exhilarating suspense, where forces of good clash with the shadows of evil in an epic showdown of fun. Featuring great music, craft cocktails and memorable photo opps – this is a can’t-miss event. Tickets will be available here
  • Wizards & Wands (Saturday, Nov. 18, 8pm-1am) – This Fall, Live! At the Battery is conjuring up a magical experience full of wonder and sorcery with fan favorite witches and wizards. Potterheads are invited to don their finest robes representing their house or favorite character and be immersed in spellbinding ambiance, complete with flickering candles and mystical marvels. Tickets are available here
  • NFC Fight Night (Friday, Dec. 8, 7pm-midnight) – Live! at the Battery is hosting their second National Fighting Championship (NFC) event this winter. The adrenaline-filled night will feature live professional and amateur MMA and Muay Thai fights. Fight attendees will have the chance to be a part of the non-stop action during 12+ Fights in the NFC cage at one of the most exciting and new environments for watching live fights. Plus, there will be fan-favorite drinks and an official after party next door at PBR. The event will be 18 and up with certain areas being 21 and up. Tickets are available here.
  • Tinsel Tavern (Nov., 30 through Dec., 23, excluding select dates) – Live! at The Battery will once again be home to popular holiday pop-up bar Tinsel Tavern throughout the merriest time of year. Featuring an explosion of tinsel and twinkling lights, holiday-inspired cocktails and small bites, photo moments, themed nights and more, the whimsical experience is a can’t-miss holiday spot. More details to come.
  • NYE Live! Hollywood Nights (Sunday, Dec. 31, 8pm-2am) – Live! at the Battery is rolling out the red carpet and flashing lights for New Year’s Eve! Guests can be the star of the party with exclusive access to all the venues during this Hollywood Nights-themed event. Ticket packages include entertainment with live music, unforgettable photo-op moments and a midnight champagne toast featuring the Times Square Ball Drop on a 32-ft LED screen! Call up the glam squad and prepare for a night of glitz and glam to ring in the New Year. Tickets will be available here later this month.

A one-of-a-kind place to catch sports, dine in style, sip cold beer and craft cocktails, play games and do a bit of bull riding and line dancing, Live! at The Battery plays host to some of Atlanta’s most fun food and drink events. Ongoing happenings include:

  • Freedom Friday, which welcomes military personnel, vets, first responders and public service members to skip the line, get free cover (credentials required) and enjoy drink specials every first Friday of the month.
  • Silent Saturday, inviting guests to grab a pair of headphones and get in the groove with beats from local DJs.


Posted by John and Liz Attaway, 9/29/21

Live music, costume contests and delicious deals happening at Cobb County’s fan-favorite destination

The Battery Atlanta welcomes spooky season lovers of all ages to explore the best of Cobb County’s work-live-play destination. This October, in addition to Halloween-filled happenings, guests can indulge all month long in Totcho Tuesdays at Terrapin Taproom and Wine Down Wednesdays at BURN as well as fitness-focused activities like Yoga by Kaiser Permanente or a fresh fall walk on The Battery Atlanta Walking Trail presented by United Healthcare. Guests will also discover a wide variety of live performances at Park Bench and the Coca Cola Roxy.

Fright Night Halloween at Sports and Social
Oct. 23 at 8 p.m.
Thrill-seekers are invited to discover the haunted cemetery-themed party people are dying to get in to! Attendees can expect live music, drink specials and a costume contest with $7,500 in cash prizes. Tickets for the event are $20 and include admission and one drink ticket. Guests must be 21 and over to attend and can purchase tickets at axs.com.

Xfinity Fall Movie Series
Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.
Families and friends can enjoy a movie under the stars located at the Plaza Green! Beginning Oct. 29 and continuing every weekend this fall, the community will discover a variety of family-friendly films. This showing will feature the classic film, Back to the Future! Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or a lawn chair with them to enjoy this free event.

Hoots N Howls: Halloween Dog Costume Contest
Oct. 31 from 1-4 p.m.
Happy Howl-o-ween! Four-legged friends and their pet parents are invited to join in on the Halloween fun this year at The Battery Atlanta! In addition to live music and various vendors, guests can dress their fur babies in their best costume for a chance to win this year’s Halloween Dog Costume Contest! A $5 entry fee is required for each dog with all proceeds benefitting animal rescue organizations.

Outdoor Activities:
2021 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk
Oct. 2 from 9-11 a.m.
The Battery Atlanta and the American Heart Associate welcome families and friends to get moving in this year’s Greater Atlanta Heart Walk! The event will partake both in-person and remotely to promote a healthy lifestyle and raise critical funds for the American Heart Association. Participants can register for the event online.

Yoga by Kaiser Permanente
Mondays (excluding home gamedays) from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Start the week off stress-free with a limited capacity, outdoor yoga class presented by Kaiser Permanente on non-event days at the Plaza Green. Pre-registration and event participant waivers are available online. Participants are required to bring a mat and are encouraged to bring water. A live stream on Facebook and past sessions on YouTube are also available to fitness fans virtually on gamedays.

The Battery Atlanta Walking Trail presented by UnitedHealthcare
A brisk walk can curb cravings, reduce stress and offer a healthy way to catch up with friends and family! Get out and get active on the 1.5-mile loop circling the campus.

Select Retail and Restaurant Promotions:
Miller Mondays at Sports and Social

Enjoy half-price burgers and 16 oz. Miller Lites for $4 on Monday.

Totcho Tuesdays at Terrapin Taproom
Diners can enjoy $2 off the restaurant’s delicious Totchos every Tuesday!

Trivia Night at Good Game
Guests can swing by the restaurant at 7:30 p.m. to test their skills in weekly trivia.

Wine Down Wednesdays at BURN
Locals can treat themselves to $5 off select glasses of wine on Wednesdays!

Weekend Brunch at Omni Hotel
Discover deliciously crafted breakfast dishes every Saturday & Sunday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Park Bench Events:
The popular dueling piano bar and live music venue has announced a line-up of live shows this month, in addition to its DJ party and Karaoke Wednesday at Park Bench programming. Visit parkbenchbattery.com/calendar for more information.

  • 90 Proof Band – Following the Braves Game

Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 p.m.

  • Dueling Pianos Show – Following the Braves Game

Saturday, Oct. 2 at 10 p.m.

  • Ricky T Cole Duo Acoustic/Electric Party-Country Hits – Following the Braves Game

Sunday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. 

Coca-Cola Roxy Events:

The Battery Atlanta’s iconic concert venue is gearing up for a full range of live-performances! This month, Coca-Cola Roxy brings a wide variety of music to the stage for guests to discover. Review enhanced venue safety guidelines here.

  • MoneyBagg Yo

Friday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m.

  • Flogging Molly 

Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.

  • Alejandro Fernandez  

Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m.

  • Brett Eldredge

Friday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m.

  • Bill Burr

Saturday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

  • Don Toliver

Sunday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.

  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.

  • Kaytranada

Thursday, Oct. 21 at 9 p.m.

  • Patti Smith and Her Band

Friday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m.

  • Camilo

Sunday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.

  • Porter Robinson

Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m.

  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/11/20

Live music, exclusive dining deals and outdoor events happening at Cobb County’s fan-favorite destination

The Battery Atlanta kicks off the cooler weather season with the ultimate fan experience and must-attend restaurant and retailer events. October will be packed with outdoor activities and fan-favorite experiences, including the return of the fall cornhole league in addition to sporting experiences at Mizuno Experience Center and Good Game powered by Topgolf Swing Suite. Visitors are sure to catch the tailgating experience at the lifestyle hub, as baseball and football season continue. Metro-area residents can get outside and breathe in the newfound fall air, enjoy alfresco dining with live music, walk the 1.5-mile loop or learn beginner yoga poses on the Plaza Green. Terrapin Taproom, Yard House and Taps at PH’EAST allow visitors to celebrate Oktoberfest with a 2020 twist, all boasting large selections of classic craft brews and rotating taps on draft, all month long!

An up-to-date list of restaurant and retailer happenings is available on the website. Details and hours of operation are subject to change.

Outdoor Activities:

Wellness Series: Yoga by Kaiser Permanente
Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Start the week off stress-free with an outdoor yoga class presented by Kaiser Permanente on non-event days at the Plaza Green. This free event is limited to 75 people. Registration and the event participant waiver are available online. A live stream on Facebook and recorded sessions on YouTube are also available to fitness fans on event days for a free virtual class.

The Battery Atlanta Walking Trail presented by UnitedHealthcare
A brisk walk can curb cravings, reduce stress and offer a healthy way to catch up with friends and family! Get out and get active on the 1.5-mile loop circling the campus.

Cornhole ATL Fall League
Every Tuesday at 6:45-9 p.m.
A tailgate favorite is now a league of its own! Spectators are encouraged to watch the action and cheer on league participants as they play games leading up to the season’s final tournament on Oct. 20. League winners will receive a championship trophy and other prizes.

Select Retail and Restaurant Promotions:

Motown Mondays at Omni Hotel
Bar Manager Alberto Lares serves up delicious drinks at the Lobby Bar located on the third floor every Monday night; guests will also enjoy classic Motown tunes!

Free Pizza Mondays at CRU Food & Wine Bar
Diners are treated to a FREE pizza with a bottle of wine purchase!

Kick the Keg Pint Night at Taps at PH’EAST
Beer drinkers can sip on the featured rare and exclusive craft beer from 6-10 p.m.

Wing Wednesday at Terrapin Taproom
Friends and families dining in at the taproom will receive 20% off wings from open to close.

Trivia at Good Game powered by Topgolf Swing Suite
Teams can compete for prizes every Wednesday at 7 p.m. No cost to play.

Wine Down Wednesday at Sports & Social Atlanta
Wine lovers receive half off select Chateau St. Michelle wines and Bumble users get 15% off select appetizers and food options every Wednesday, all while enjoying live music with MAGNO MUSIC. The first 25 people to show up will receive a swag bag, too!

Service Industry Night at Taps @ PH’EAST
Service industry employees can access drink specials every Sunday starting at 9 p.m.