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Weekend Countdown! Several big events headed to Atlanta

ATLANTA -- We're still a few days away from the weekend, but with several major events descending upon the city, you may need a head start to get in on the fun.

On Saturday, Music Midtown will return after a six-year hiatus. The event will be scaled down from years past, but is still packed with ten artists on two stages, headlines by Coldplay and The Black Keys.

General admission tickets are $55 and can be purchased at the gate or online.

PHOTOS: Music Midtown Bands

Starting Thursday, the PGA Tour Championship tour returns to East Lake Golf Club. Tickets are $45 for Thursday and Friday, and increase to $60 for Saturday and Sunday admission. Active, retired and reserve military are free with a military ID, as are children under 18 with a ticketed adult. Tickets are available for purchase at the gate or online.

The Atlanta Football Classic kicks off Saturday, with Florida A&M University squaring off against Southern University. The event is hosted by the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and is one of the nation's largest HBCU football events. Tickets can be purchased online. Visit www.atlantafootballclassic.com for a full schedule of classic events, including concerts, forums and a parade.

If you love food, there's plenty to do this weekend to please your palate. The Atlanta Food Rave, a culinary event featuring five of the city's top chefs, will be held at East Andrews in Buckhead on Friday. Tickets are $75 and include food, drinks and entertainment. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

PHOTOS: The Atlanta Food Rave 2010

On Saturday, the Great Miller Lite Chili Cookoff is back at Stone Mountain Park. Around 300 teams will be offering samples of their signature chili recipes during the event. Tickets are $10 and there is a $10 parking fee for each vehicle entering the park.

PHOTOS: The Great Miller Lite Chili Cookoff 2010

Click HERE to purchase Music Midtown tickets.

Click HERE to purchase PGA Tour Championship tickets.

Click HERE to purchase Atlanta Football Classic tickets.

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