The Weekend Guide

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Atlanta Horror Film Festival
What: Twenty-two over-the-top movies loaded with gore and werewolves (outdoor screenings boost the spook factor).
Why: Titles like Satan Hates You and God Thinks You’re a Loser.
When: Fri., 5:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sat., 2:30 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 2:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Spring4th Center, 728 Spring St., Midtown (404-870-0040). Tickets ($8) at the door or all-access passes ($35) online at festivalleauge.com.

Free Ticket CD Release Party at WonderRoot
What: The local psychedelic band plays tunes from its debut album, All Thumbs.
Why: Sets from fellow Atlanta-based acts Little Tybee and White Light Forest Choir, plus Northwest rockers Archeology.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 982 Memorial Dr., Reynoldstown (404-254-5955). Tickets ($5) at the door.

Back Too Earth Treats
What: Nosh on new, all-natural, gluten-free cookies topped with frosting flavors like Key lime and vanilla bean (half dozen, $20-$25; dozen, $35-$45).
Why: Try all twelve varieties with the Doobies of the Month Club ($12/month), which gets you eight mini cookies every 30 days or so.
When: The sweet tooth strikes.
Where: Online at backtooearth.com.

4th & Swift’s Dine at Dusk
Get over the weekday blahs with a three-course deal on the ever-changing seasonal menu courtesy of chef Jay Swift ($35).
Why: Choices like sweet corn soup, summer pea ravioli, and Carolina peach cobbler.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Fri., anytime.
Where: 621 North Ave., Old Forth Ward (678-904-0160).

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Spring4th Center
728 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
982 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
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Atlanta, GA 30308