Weekend Planner: Games Day, Taste of Arabia, Indian Festival and More

Also this weekend is the bagpiper at sundown in Stone Mountain Village and the event, 'Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance and Our Community.'

Here are some fun, educational, commemorative and tasty events going on this weekend in Stone Mountain and Lithonia:

International Games Day @ the Library

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library, 952 Leon Street
Stone Mountain, 30083

Why go: Games, games, and more games (including Wii) for ages 5 and over.

Indian Festival and Pow Wow

When: Through Sunday, Nov. 4. Times are Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where: Historic Antebellum Plantation at Stone Mountain Park

Why go: It's a cultural and educational annual event that's beautiful to witness. See ticket and pricing information about Stone Mountain Park. There is a $10 vehicle entry fee.

Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance and Our Community

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Stonecrest Library, 123 Klondike Road , Lithonia, GA, 30038, United States

Why go: Funded by the American Library Association and the Fetzer Institute, this event explores the area's vast history including the forming of Arabia Mountain.

Taste of Arabia

When: November 3, 3-6 p.m. in the commons area; 3-7 p.m. silent auction in lower gymnasium

Where: Arabia Mountain High School, 6610 Browns Mill Rd., Lithonia

Why go: Have a 'taste' of yummy eats from a variety eateries. Tickets are $10.

Bagpiper at Sundown

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, sundown

Where: Stone Mountain Village Gazebo, next to the train depot, center of town

Why go: Come for the free performance of this new tradition in the City of Stone Mountain on Saturday "and remember someone who 'shall not be forgotten' or just pause for a little quiet reflection to the beautiful and haunting sounds of a lone bag-piper," organizers say. The piper will play for 30 minutes and end his performance with "Amazing Grace".

Want to commemorate someone specific? Give a donation of $25 or more, and you can. The person's name will be announced by the piper before the performance.

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