EVENTS HAPPENING FOR
SMALL CHANGE IN ATLANTA
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Sunday, August 13
CONCERTS BY THE SPRINGS
Heritage Green in Sandy Springs
Concerts by the Springs is presented free of charge by Heritage Sandy Spring. On August 13, the multi-genre The Rupert's Orchestra Performs everything from top 40 hits to Motown to Classic Rock to Swing. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. with the FREE concert from 7:00 â€“ 8:30 p.m. Coolers welcome. Beverages are sold during the concert. Concert-goers may visit on-site food vendors or pre-order picnics from local restaurants.
Thursday, August 17
ALIVE IN ROSWELL
Historic Roswell Square
Alive in Roswell is held the third Thursday evening of each month from 5:00 - 9:00 pm through October. The festival features live bands, food trucks, hundreds of interactive vendors, kids' games and entertainment. Also participating will be surrounding boutiques, small businesses and restaurants. This year for the first time, an interactive zone will be populated by several of Roswell's fitness, sports and other physical activity providers. Roswell's Parks and Recreation Department will offer a different program each month, and festival goers will be invited to participate in activities and demonstrations.
Saturday, August 19
TASTE OF JOHNS CREEK
Free Admission; Chattahoochee High
Taste of Johns Creek returns for all you foodies out there. Sample more than 20 local restaurants on the campus of Chattahoochee High School. There will be an Art Walk with shopping abound, live music, local entertainment, kid's activities and taste some of the best food the Johns Creek-area has to offer at this exciting event for the whole family. Admission is free; food tastings range between $1- $4.
Saturday & Sunday, August 19 & 20
PIEDMONT PARK SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
Free Attendance; Piedmont Park
The Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival is a 2-day outdoor event focusing on the visual arts. This event features up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters. The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a Street Market, children's play area plus festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives.
Thursday, August 24
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Sunset Sips is a laid back, family friendly event taking place on the 4th Thursday of the month, 6:30 - 9:30pm through September. Enjoy the red hot blues, jazz and americana music of Electromatics, August 24. Sunset Sips is included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members. Grab a friend and head over for live local music, a cash bar and feel free to bring a picnic dinner.
Saturday & Sunday August 26 & 27
SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL
Held in Atlanta's oldest park, celebrating their 15 Year Anniversary, the festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend on two stages. The artist market has doubled in size and the farmers market now takes place both days. Open to all ages and free to attend. The festival will also have a diverse selection of local food trucks with offerings for all tastes, craft beer, a Kids Zone, a 5K run, and much more.
Saturday, Sept 2 - Monday, Sept 4
MARIETTA IN THE PARK
The 31st Annual Marietta Art in the Park will showcase 175 top-notch fine artists and plenty of entertainment for the entire family. For the first time, Art in the Park includes the One Piece Project, a benefit for nonprofit organizations and celebration of art and beauty. It all takes place amid a variety of dining options and historic sites. Art in the Park is Cobb County's only annual fine art show. This three-day festival draws more than 45,000 attendees. Admission is free.
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