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See festivals, fairs, holiday and special events in metro-Atlanta Georgia through 2014. Please call listings contact numbers for times, fees and other information.
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September
Atlanta Audubon Butterfly Workshop - 9/20/14 at 9am-1:30pm
This class will focus on species of butterflies in the Atlanta area and Piedmont of Georgia. The workshop will begin with a classroom discussion about butterfly families and their habitats. After a short break, the class will be followed by a field trip into the Power of Flight Grasslands. This program is recommended for children over 12. Admission cost is $30-$50 per person and $5 parking fee. Phone: 678-973-2437 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Happy Days Festival - 9/20/14 at 11am-5pm
Enjoy live music throughout the day and lots of opportunities to shop at unique vendors' booths. Our festival includes special vendor sections: "Home Grown Hand Made Market," for vendors selling home/farm grown/made fruits, flowers, breads and soaps; an "Artist's Alley" for paintings, sculpture, crafts and jewelry; "Kids Corner" for childrens' items and activities; "Community Businesses and Organizations," and of course, a "Food Court!" Handicapped Accessible event. Please join us for this free, family-friendly event. Free parking. Phone: 404-669-8269 - Address: Jess Lucas Y-Teen Park, 680 S. Central Ave, Hapeville, GA 30354
East Point Farmers Market - 9/20/14
On the first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month from May through October, enjoy fresh, local produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, jellies, jams, honey, coffee, chef demonstrations, free children's activities and much more! Open first Wednesday of each month at 4-8pm, and the third Saturday of each month at 9am-1pm. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-270-7059 - Address: 2757 East Point St, East Point, GA 30344
Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb - 9/20/14 at 1pm and 3pm
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. Participants will use rope and harness for this moderately strenuous activity. Please arrive 15 minutes before each program. Participants must register in advance. $15 admission fee and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Fireworks at festival
3rd Annual Vettes For Vets Car Show - 9/20/14 at 10am-4pm
Proceeds benefit The Veterans Museum at Heritage Park. Spectator admission and parking is free. Cost: $25 is Entry Fee. $5 discount for veterans and active duty military - ID Required. Award categories: Best in Show, Best Club Participation, Best Paint Job, Best Engine, Longest Distance, People's Choice, Participant's Choice, Best Interior and 33 Vehicle Class Awards. Vendor spaces are available for $25. Phone: 770-898-3196 - Address: Heritage Park, 101 Lake Dow Rd., McDonough, GA 30253
15th Street Pizza & Pub Brew Fest - 9/20/14 at 3-10pm
This is more than a beer festival, it's a party for the whole family with live music, giveaways, a corn hole tournament, a photo booth, beer specials, kids activities and home brewing demonstrations. It will be a "Party on the Patio" rain or shine! There is a $9 cover charge, and proceeds will benefit the Henry Arts Alliance. Phone: 770-507-1478 - Address: 15th Street Pizza & Pub, 2130 Jodeco Road, McDonough, GA 30253
150th Anniversary Battle for Atlanta - 9/20 at 9am-5:30pm & 9/21/14 at 9am-4pm
See 4 battles over 3 days. There will be 3 infantry battles and 1 cavalry battle. There will be a school day on Friday the 19th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. We are expecting at least 3,000 reenactors from all over the country. Cost is $5-$10 per person per day. Call for more info. Phone: 770-614-8616 - Address: Nash Farm Battlefield, 100 Babbs Mill Rd, Hampton, GA 30228
Shakerag Arts and Crafts Festival - 9/20 at 10am-6pm & 9/21/14 at 10am-6pm
Join in the fun at Peachtree City's annual arts and crafts festival, featuring a tremendous array of hand-crafted items, kids activities, music, food and family fun! Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-631-2525 - Address: McIntosh Complex, Shakerag Knoll, 191 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, GA 30269
Roswell Arts Festival - 9/20 - 9/21/14 at 10am-5pm
Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Roswell, the Roswell Arts Festival is held on the Roswell Town Square. Entertainment featuring local singers, dance companies, and children's entertainers begins daily at noon on both days of the festival. Children's painting, sand art, and other activities are also available. Food vendors on site. Free fun event! Phone: 770-640-3253 - Address: Roswell Square, 610 Atlanta St, Roswell, GA 30075
Historic ruins at Sweetwater Creek State Park
Teacher’s Appreciation Weekend - 9/20 at 10am-10pm & 9/21/14 at 1-6pm
Teachers are invited to spend the day on the farm and explore the agriculture education that is provided. See how hands-on learning at Southern Belle Farm can be a fun twist to the school curriculum. Teachers are admitted free this weekend with a valid school ID or pay check stub. Cost is $12 per person ages 4 and older. Free for teachers with proper teacher ID. Phone: 770-288-2582 - Address: Southern Belle Farm, 1658 Turner Church Rd, McDonough, GA 30252
Suwanee Fest - 9/20 at 10am-7pm & 9/21/14 at 12noon-7pm
After 30 years, this annual festival keeps raising the bar by offering great family-friendly activities, music, vendors and food! Suwanee Fest exhibitors offer a variety of hand-crafted items and delicious delights. Festival exhibitors include fine artists, talented craftspeople, generous sponsors and food vendors who have a flair for flavor. Free admission & parking. Phone: 770-945-8996 - Address: Suwanee Town Center Park, 370 Buford Hwy, Suwanee, GA 30024
Les Liaisons Dangereuses - 9/20 - 9/21, 9/24 - 9/28/14
Passion and power collide in this sizzling classic. Two rivals and ex-lovers play a dangerous game of sexual conquest in pre-revolution France. The intrigue mounts as they trample innocent hearts in their wake. Based on the scandalous 1782 novel and later adapted into an Oscar-winning film, Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a stunning slow burn of carnal scheming. Launching the season at Actor's Express, this modern classic scorches the stage in a daring new production from the director of Pluto and Wolves and the fashion forward avant-garde costume designer of Spring Awakening and The Rocky Horror Show. Ticket prices are $26-$45. Show times are Wed-Sat at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Phone: 404-607-7469 - Address: Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St, Suite J-107, Atlanta, GA 30318
Detroit - 9/20 - 9/21 & 9/24 - 9/28/14
A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and one of The New York Times top ten plays of 2012, Lisa D' Amour's Detroit is an explosive dark comedy that brilliantly captures our economic moment. In a suburb of a mid-sized American city, Ben and Mary see sudden signs of life at the deserted house next door and invite their new neighbors Sharon and Kenny over for a cookout. But as this foursome bonds over backyard barbecues, the neighborly connection they find threatens to unravel the lives they've built and change them forever. Ecstatic and dangerously funny, Detroit rips up the floorboards to reveal the racing heart under the suburban dream. Please note that this play contains strong language and adult content, and is recommended for ages 14 and up. Call for tickets, hours and more info. Phone: 404-584-7450 - Address: Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Wilbur G. Kurtz: History in GWTW - 9/20, 9/23-9/27 & 9/30/14 at 10am-5pm
History in Gone With the Wind will open in the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Atlanta illustrator Wilbur G. Kurtz served as the historian to the the motion picture, Gone With the Wind. The exhibition reveals Kurtz's involvement and influence on historical accuracy and depiction of Atlanta in the film. Admission cost is $11-$16.50 per person. Phone: 404-814-4000 - Address: Atanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Twilight Lake Paddle - 9/20 & 9/26/14 at 7-8:30pm
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults and children 6 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Cost is $20 which includes gear and $5 parking fee. Reservations required. Phone: 770-732-5871 - Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mt. Vernon Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market - 9/20 & 9/27/14 at 8am-12:30pm
You will find farmers with fruits and vegetables, gardeners with fresh flowers and plants, and makers of all sorts of edible home goods from yummy desserts to local raw honey and homemade sauces and jellies. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-402-5389 - Location: Old Canton St, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Historic New Manchester History Hike - 9/20 & 9/27/14 at 11am-12:30pm
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going inside the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Cost is $5 per person and $5 parking fee.

Sweetwater Creek by Kayak - 9/20 at 11am-1pm & 9/27/14 at 2-4pm
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is an optional short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. with a parent. Kayak, PFD and paddle included. Register in advance. Cost is $18-$23 per person, and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-732-5871 - Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mt. Vernon Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Coweta County Kiwanis Fair - 9/20 - 9/27/14
Enjoy one of the largest county fairs in the state. This fair features thrilling rides, exhibits, vendors, entertainment and great food. Admission cost is $5 for ages 6 and older. Call for hours. Phone: 770-254-2685 - Address: Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Rd, Newnan GA 30263
Bridal Showcase - 9/21/14 at 1-4pm
Getting married? All the bride-to-be information you need will be in one place this fall. Don't miss The Bridal Showcase, presented by the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Sunday, September 21, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at The Metropolitan Club. You'll be able to secure hotel accommodations, find wedding event facilities, receive expert floral and decor advice, taste cakes and catering specialties, see unique bridal gift selections and interview multiple vendors! So, what are you waiting for? Make your complimentary reservation today! Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 678-927-0102 - Address: The Metropolitan Club, 5895 Windward Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30005
Indoor Basic Archery - 9/21 at 10am-12noon & 5-7pm and 9/28/14 at 10am-12noon & 2-4pm
Come to the nature center for indoor archery and join a certified instructor to learn the basics. All equipment provided. If you have your own equipment, cost includes an all-day archery range pass. This event is for ages 9 and up. Arrive 15 minutes early. Call to register in advance. Cost is $10 per person per event and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Photography 101: Class 2-Composition & Point of View - 9/21 & 9/28/14 at 11am-1pm
Join Georgia State University professor Nancy Floyd, the artist-in-residence at Sweetwater Creek State Park, as we learn about composition and point of view. You don't need an expensive camera to take good pictures. A simple point-and-shoot is acceptable. Bring your manual. This class offers easy instructions, classroom time and a hike in the woods. Cost is $15 per person per class and $5 parking fee.

For Women By Women: Introduction to Kayaking - 9/21 at 10-11:30am & 9/28/14 at 4-5:30pm
Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for girls and women 16 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. Admission fee is $20 and $5 parking. Phone: 770-732-5871 - Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mt. Vernon Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Mid-Week Wind Down Paddle - 9/24/14 at 7-8:30pm
Join us for a peaceful paddle on the beautiful George H. Sparks Reservoir as the sun sets and we refresh ourselves in preparation for the end of the work week. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this program. Open to anyone 16 or older who can swim and children 6 or over who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Register in advance. Admission Fee is $15-$20 which includes boat, PFD and paddle. $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-732-5871 - Address: Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mt. Vernon Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Women's Safety Awareness - 9/26/14 at 6:30-8:30pm
Ladies, join us for this local law enforcement officer led class on how to keep yourself safe while at home, out on the trail, or out and about downtown. This class is great for women of all ages, so bring your mother, daughters and friends! Cost is $10 per person and $5 parking fee. There will be special safety giveaways, but space is limited. Must register and pay in advance. We will meet at the Nature Center. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Buford Corn Maze - 9/26 - 9/27/14
Enjoy having fun at a five-acre corn maze, Atlanta's longest hayride, New playground for kids, Bounce house (included with admission), Corn box, Face painting, Pony rides, Farm animals to view, Pumpkins, Concessions, Live music, and Karaoke. In late September, the Haunted Forest comes to life for Halloween. Call for hours, cost and more info. Phone: 678-835-7198 - Address: Buford Corn Maze, 4470 Bennett Rd, Buford, GA 30519
12th Annual Pumpkin Festival - 9/26 - 9/28/14
Families are invited to take in all the splendor that autumn provides with fun filled games and shows at Stone Mountain Park's Twelfth Annual Pumpkin Festival, to take place each weekend during October. Families can twist and turn in Spookley's A-MAZE-ING Adventure maze. Puzzles, passages, twists and turns will keep kids guessing until they reach the exit. Pumpkin Palooza takes the stage with an energy-filled family game show where audience members are picked to participate in a series of zany and messy challenges. The winner takes all and the losers have to spin the "Wheel of Misery," with consequences ranging from a pie in the face, dancing like a chicken or getting "splurfed" (a gooey, slimy substance poured on top of your head). Get the entire family into the spirit with fall décor and special attractions, such as the Pie Eating Contest, Trick or Treat Scavenger Hunt, a costume dance party, crafts in the pumpkin patch and much more! Open Fri at 10:30am-5pm, Sat at 10:30am-7pm & Sunday at 10:30am-5pm. Phone: 770-498-5690 - Address: Stone Mountain Park - Crossroads, 1000 Robert E. Lee Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - 9/26 - 9/30/14
This is a story of rebirth as a result of the power of love. It opens with Mary Lennox, a 10-year-old girl who lives in India with her English parents. When her parents die in a cholera epidemic, Mary is sent to live with her uncle in England, who lives in a huge manor. When she arrives, Mary begins exploring the estate and discovers a secret garden that has been locked and neglected, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor, including a bed-ridden cousin, whom she helps. Handicapped Accessible event. Tickets are $15 each. Call for time and more info. Phone: 770-772-0762 - Address: The Dancing Goat Theatre, 10700 State Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, Georgia 30022
Georgia State Fair - Hampton - 9/26 - 10/5/14
The Georgia State Fair returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway and will feature more rides, more attractions and more free shows! World-class thrill shows, concerts by nationally known acts and family entertainment make this fair a hit for thousands of families all over the state! Handicapped Accessible event. Cost are $5-$20. Call of visit www.georgiastatefair.org for more info. Phone: 912-373-6376 - Address: Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, GA 30228
17th Annual Bear Creek Festival - 9/27/14 at 9am-5pm
The festival will host antique dealers, food vendors, many arts and craft vendors, a classic car show and a kid's area. Live music will be performed throughout the day in this massive oak tree-shaded city park. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-946-5490 - Address: Hampton City Park, 19 Central Ave, Hampton, GA 30228
International Festival & Dragon Boat Races - 9/27/14 at 9am-5pm
This annual event and festival combines international cuisine, culture, dancing and dragon boat races on Lake Peachtree. Compete as a team or just come out and enjoy the festival and the family fun. Free admission. Phone: 678-216-0282 - Location: Lake McIntosh, TDK Blvd, Peachtree City, GA 30269
Senoia's "Cruisin' to the Oldies" Car Show - 9/27/14 at 11am-5pm
Spend the day in historic Senoia browsing classic cars (1986 and older) on display along Main Street for the 8th Annual Cruisin' to the Oldies Car Show.The Varsity, along with other food vendors, will be cooking up favorites. Entertainment will be provided by the Sock Hops from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Check out the unique shops in town, as well. Car registration begins at 8 am. No early registration before the day of the show. Free admission and parking for spectators. Phone: 770-599-8182 - Location: Downtown Senoia, GA
Grandparent's Weekend - 9/27 at 10am-10pm & 9/28/14 at 1-6pm
Explore the outdoors and have fun together on the tons of farm activities. Grandmothers attending with their grandchildren will receive a special gift from the farm. Admission is $10-$12 plus tax per person. Phone: 770-288-2582 - Address: Southern Belle Farm, 1658 Turner Church Rd, McDonough, GA 30252
October
Buford Corn Maze - 10/1, 10/3 - 10/6, 10/8, 10/10 - 10/13, 10/15, 10/17 - 10/20, 10/22, 10/24 - 10/27, 10/29 & 10/31/14
Enjoy having fun at a five-acre corn maze, Atlanta's longest hayride, New playground for kids, Bounce house (included with admission), Corn box, Face painting, Pony rides, Farm animals to view, Pumpkins, Concessions, Live music, and Karaoke. In late September, the Haunted Forest comes to life for Halloween. Call for hours, cost and more info. Phone: 678-835-7198 - Address: Buford Corn Maze, 4470 Bennett Rd, Buford, GA 30519
Wilbur G. Kurtz: History in GWTW - 10/1-10/4, 10/8-10/11, 10/15-10/18, 10/22-10/25 & 10/29-10/31/14 at 10am-5pm
History in Gone With the Wind will open in the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Atlanta illustrator Wilbur G. Kurtz served as the historian to the the motion picture, Gone With the Wind. The exhibition reveals Kurtz's involvement and influence on historical accuracy and depiction of Atlanta in the film. Admission cost is $11-$16.50 per person. Phone: 404-814-4000 - Address: Atanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Les Liaisons Dangereuses - 10/1 - 10/5/14
Passion and power collide in this sizzling classic. Two rivals and ex-lovers play a dangerous game of sexual conquest in pre-revolution France. The intrigue mounts as they trample innocent hearts in their wake. Based on the scandalous 1782 novel and later adapted into an Oscar-winning film, Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a stunning slow burn of carnal scheming. Launching the season at Actor's Express, this modern classic scorches the stage in a daring new production from the director of Pluto and Wolves and the fashion forward avant-garde costume designer of Spring Awakening and The Rocky Horror Show. Ticket prices are $26-$45. Show times are Wed-Sat at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Phone: 404-607-7469 - Address: Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St, Suite J-107, Atlanta, GA 30318
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - 10/1 - 10/5/14
This is a story of rebirth as a result of the power of love. It opens with Mary Lennox, a 10-year-old girl who lives in India with her English parents. When her parents die in a cholera epidemic, Mary is sent to live with her uncle in England, who lives in a huge manor. When she arrives, Mary begins exploring the estate and discovers a secret garden that has been locked and neglected, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor, including a bed-ridden cousin, whom she helps. Handicapped Accessible event. Tickets are $15 each. Call for time and more info. Phone: 770-772-0762 - Address: The Dancing Goat Theatre, 10700 State Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, Georgia 30022
Georgia State Fair - Hampton - 10/1 - 10/5/14
The Georgia State Fair returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway and will feature more rides, more attractions and more free shows! World-class thrill shows, concerts by nationally known acts and family entertainment make this fair a hit for thousands of families all over the state! Handicapped Accessible event. Cost are $5-$20. Call of visit www.georgiastatefair.org for more info. Phone: 912-373-6376 - Address: Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, GA 30228
Detroit - 10/1 - 10/5, 10/8 - 10/12 & 10/15 - 10/19/14
A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and one of The New York Times top ten plays of 2012, Lisa D' Amour's Detroit is an explosive dark comedy that brilliantly captures our economic moment. In a suburb of a mid-sized American city, Ben and Mary see sudden signs of life at the deserted house next door and invite their new neighbors Sharon and Kenny over for a cookout. But as this foursome bonds over backyard barbecues, the neighborly connection they find threatens to unravel the lives they've built and change them forever. Ecstatic and dangerously funny, Detroit rips up the floorboards to reveal the racing heart under the suburban dream. Please note that this play contains strong language and adult content, and is recommended for ages 14 and up. Call for tickets, hours and more info. Phone: 404-584-7450 - Address: Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
East Point Farmers Market - 10/1 - 10/18/14
On the first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month from May through October, enjoy fresh, local produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, jellies, james, honey, coffee, chef demonstrations, free children's activities and much more! Open first Wednesday of each month at 4-8pm, and the third Saturday of each month at 9am-1pm. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-270-7059 - Address: 2757 East Point St, East Point, GA 30344
Fear The Woods - 10/3-10/5, 10/10-10/12, 10/17-10/19, 10/24-10/26 & 10/31/14
If you are brave enough, come out after hours and discover why neighbors complain about unexplained or strange occurances that happen on the farm. It's never safe to go out alone, and the farmer knows better than to work after the sun goes down. New attractions include Buried Alive, Skinner Shack, 3 d Clown Room, Mirror Maze and other creepy surprises.Fear of the Woods is open Friday and Saturdays from 7 p.m. - Midnight, Sundays 7 p.m. - 11 p.m., and Halloween night. Pumpkin Patch opens Oct 1, 2014. Monday - Friday from 4-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Weekday morning are by reservation only. Farm tours are available 9 a.m.,10:15 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Groups are welcome. Phone: 770-954-9356 - Address: Yule Forest Hwy 155, 3565 N Hwy 155, 13 Reagan Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281
12th Annual Pumpkin Festival - 10/3 - 10/5, 10/10-10/12, 10/17-10/19 & 10/26/14
Families are invited to take in all the splendor that autumn provides with fun filled games and shows at Stone Mountain Park's Twelfth Annual Pumpkin Festival, to take place each weekend during October. Families can twist and turn in Spookley's A-MAZE-ING Adventure maze. Puzzles, passages, twists and turns will keep kids guessing until they reach the exit. Pumpkin Palooza takes the stage with an energy-filled family game show where audience members are picked to participate in a series of zany and messy challenges. The winner takes all and the losers have to spin the "Wheel of Misery," with consequences ranging from a pie in the face, dancing like a chicken or getting "splurfed" (a gooey, slimy substance poured on top of your head). Get the entire family into the spirit with fall décor and special attractions, such as the Pie Eating Contest, Trick or Treat Scavenger Hunt, a costume dance party, crafts in the pumpkin patch and much more! Open Fri at 10:30am-5pm, Sat at 10:30am-7pm & Sunday at 10:30am-5pm. Phone: 770-498-5690 - Address: Stone Mountain Park - Crossroads, 1000 Robert E. Lee Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Market Days in Downtown Newnan - 10/4/14 at 10am-2pm
Join us for the best homegrown, homemade or handmade products this side of Atlanta. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-253-8283 - Location: Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263
Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market - 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25/14 at 8am-12:30pm
You will find farmers with fruits and vegetables, gardeners with fresh flowers and plants, and makers of all sorts of edible home goods from yummy desserts to local raw honey and homemade sauces and jellies. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-402-5389 - Location: Old Canton St, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb - 10/4 at 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. Participants will use rope and harness for this moderately strenuous activity. Please arrive 15 minutes before each program. Participants must register in advance. $15 admission fee and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Indoor Basic Archery - 10/5 at 10am-12noon, 2-4pm & 5-7pm, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25/14 at 10am-12noon & 2-4pm
Come to the nature center for indoor archery and join a certified instructor to learn the basics. All equipment provided. If you have your own equipment, cost includes an all-day archery range pass. This event is for ages 9 and up. Arrive 15 minutes early. Call to register in advance. Cost is $10 per person per event and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Ladies Night Out 2 McDonough Square - 10/9/14 at 6-9pm
Participating merchants will have prizes, fun offerings and/or special discounts for guests. Don't forget to register for drawings. There will be a Grand Prize Giveaway with combined items from all the participating merchants! Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-898-3196 and 770-898-9311 - Location: McDonough Square, Griffin St, McDonough GA
Halloween Dance - 10/10/14 at 7-10:30pm
Join us for a free Cha Cha lesson by Sondra Chan from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Dance from 8 p.m until 10:45 p.m. Music and lighting is by DJ Bill Mitchell. Light finger foods and beverages will be provided. Attire: Halloween costume or casual. All dancers and dance students are welcome. Call for cost and more information. Phone: 770-584-3094 - Address: Stardust Ballroom Dance Club, Christ's Church at Whitewater, 1577 Hwy 85 S, Fayetteville, GA 30215
Intermediate Archery - 10/19 & 10/26/14 at 1-3pm
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Handicapped Accessible event. Must call to register and pay in advance. Cost is $10 per person and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Hwy 155 SW, Stockbridge, GA
November
Market Days in Downtown Newnan - 11/1/14 at 10am-2pm
Join us for the best homegrown, homemade or handmade products this side of Atlanta. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-253-8283 - Location: Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263
Buford Corn Maze - 11/1 - 11/3, 11/5, 11/7 - 11/10, 11/12 & 11/14 - 11/16/14
Enjoy having fun at a five-acre corn maze, Atlanta's longest hayride, New playground for kids, Bounce house (included with admission), Corn box, Face painting, Pony rides, Farm animals to view, Pumpkins, Concessions, Live music, and Karaoke. In late September, the Haunted Forest comes to life for Halloween. Call for hours, cost and more info. Phone: 678-835-7198 - Address: Buford Corn Maze, 4470 Bennett Rd, Buford, GA 30519
Wilbur G. Kurtz: History in GWTW - 11/1, 11/5-11/8, 11/12-11/15, 11/19-11/22 & 11/26-11/28/14 at 10am-5pm
History in Gone With the Wind will open in the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Atlanta illustrator Wilbur G. Kurtz served as the historian to the the motion picture, Gone With the Wind. The exhibition reveals Kurtz's involvement and influence on historical accuracy and depiction of Atlanta in the film. Admission cost is $11-$16.50 per person. Phone: 404-814-4000 - Address: Atanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Ladies Night Out 2 McDonough Square - 11/13/14 at 6-9pm
Participating merchants will have prizes, fun offerings and/or special discounts for guests. Don't forget to register for drawings. There will be a Grand Prize Giveaway with combined items from all the participating merchants! Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-898-3196 and 770-898-9311 - Location: McDonough Square, Griffin St, McDonough GA
Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb - 11/15/14 at 1pm & 3pm
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. Participants will use rope and harness for this moderately strenuous activity. Please arrive 15 minutes before each program. Participants must register in advance. $15 admission fee and $5 parking fee. Phone: 770-389-7801 - Address: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281
December
Wilbur G. Kurtz: History in GWTW - 12/3-12/6, 12/10-12/13, 12/17-12/20, 12/23-12/27 & 12/30/14at 10am-5pm
History in Gone With the Wind will open in the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Atlanta illustrator Wilbur G. Kurtz served as the historian to the the motion picture, Gone With the Wind. The exhibition reveals Kurtz's involvement and influence on historical accuracy and depiction of Atlanta in the film. Admission cost is $11-$16.50 per person. Phone: 404-814-4000 - Address: Atanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Market Days in Downtown Newnan - 12/6/14 at 10am-2pm
Join us for the best homegrown, homemade or handmade products this side of Atlanta. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-253-8283 - Location: Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263
Ladies Night Out 2 McDonough Square - 12/11/14 at 6-9pm
Participating merchants will have prizes, fun offerings and/or special discounts for guests. Don't forget to register for drawings. There will be a Grand Prize Giveaway with combined items from all the participating merchants! Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-898-3196 and 770-898-9311 - Location: McDonough Square, Griffin St, McDonough GA
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