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Frugal Family: Autumn Fest

Looking for low-cost activities for the kids? Consider a movie, a youth writing showcase or a history exhibit.

Frugal Family: Autumn Fest

1. DIXIE DAYS

Deal: Through period crafts, games and interactive stories, this free program at the will teach children all they need to know about life in the South.

Good through: Tuesday.

2. NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

Deal: See Rio on an outdoor big screen at the Macedonia Community ballpark. Macedonia Elementary PTA members get in free. Join at the door—or pay the $5 admission fee for non-members.

Good through: Friday.

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Deal: will host this free celebration at Barrett Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be children’s games, food, music and more.

Good through: Saturday.

4. WRIGHT-ON

Deal: Support student playwrights from as they showcase their 10-minute short plays. Tickets are $9 at the door.

Good through: Sunday.

5. CARTER'S QUEST FOR TUT

Deal: This exhibit, which starts Monday, will feature original Egyptian artifacts, dioramas showing life in the days of King Tut and a gallery with Egyptian-themed art and souvenirs. Best of all, it costs a mere $8 per student. Proceeds benefit the Arts Alliance of Georgia.

Good through: Nov. 18.

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