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2012 EDITION 2012-2013 CALENDAR For tickets call 770-641-1260.

HONDA CIVIC TOUR Sunday, August, 19. Honda Civic Tour: Linkin Park & Incubus with Mutemath at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. 6:30 p.m.


August 19, Third Sundaes at Barrington Hall. Old fashioned ice-cream social. You will be treated to a free ice cream sundae at the end of your tour. 770-640-3855.


Singers concert UMC at


August 19, 8th Annual O’Neal Summer at

Roswell p.m. Visit www. for details and information.

COOKING CLASS August 21, Cooking with Chef John Wilson at Barrington Hall from 6:30 –

9:30 p.m.

“Sauces.” $50 per person limited to 10 participants. For reservations contact 640-3855

or wbrowning@

WEDNESDAY WALKS August 22, Wednesday

Walks in the Garden at Barrington Hall. 770-640-3855.


August 23, Sugarland with Dave Stewart & Canaan Smith Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.

CONCERT August 24. 7:00 PM

Morning Jacket PAGEANT August 25, Miss Atlanta

Scholarship Pageant at Roswell Cultural

Arts Center at 7

p.m. Tickets $20 each. www.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL August 26, 8th Annual Miss

Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ in Historic Town Square to benefit The Drake house. LECTURE SERIES

Lecture Series – The War in Our Backyards presented


August 29, Barrington Hall by

Gordon Jones, Military Curator at Atlanta History Center. On overview of the Civil War on a day-to-day basis in Atlanta. Doors open at 6:30 P.M Limited seating. Reservations: call 770- 640-3855.

2 – 4 p.m. My with Band

of Horses Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre .


ART COMPETITION Aug. 30, Arts on the Creek

juried art competition – Artists show their artwork at the Johns Creek Arts Center.

FAMERS MARKET June - September,


Creek Farmers Market – The Farmers Market, held at Newtown Park,

offers about

32 vendors who sell locally grown produce that is certified organic, certified naturally grown or sustainably grown.


July and August,

Movies in the Park – A series of three movies offers outdoor family fun,

centered around

a featured movie shown on a huge inflatable screen at Newtown Park.



ART FESTIVAL September 15 & 16, 46th

Annual Roswell Arts Festival in historic town square. Fine Arts, Original Crafts, performing arts, children’s activities and fun for the entire family.

CHILDREN'S RUN September 15 - 16,


Kids Alpharetta. Children ages 6-15 years-old compete in age- appropriate distance with an emphasis on fitness, fun and safety. 7 a.m. at Wills Park.


Sounds – Free Concert Series at Riverside Park, featuring The Black Lilies, earthy, gritty, melancholy reminiscent of old mountain music a century ago. 7 – 9 p.m. www.roswellgov. com.


September 6 – 23, Georgia Ensemble Theatre


The Man Who Came To Dinner at Roswell Cultural Arts Center. (Comedy);

epic and clever American comedies to ever

One of the most take


stage. “Highly recommended.” – Appen Newspapers, Meet the irascible arts

critic Sheridan

Whiteside as he pays a visit to the Stanley household where Marx Brothers-like madness ensues. 770-641-1260 or www.


THEATRE, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, “Some of the absolute best theatre in all of Atlanta. A must check- out.”

, All’s Well

Well & Measure for Measure (in repertory), –

that Ends Ray Appen,

Appen Newspapers, www., 499 Peachtree St. Northeast, Atlanta. 404-874-5299.

BENEFIT AND AWARDS EVENT September 8, Georgia Ensemble Theatre benefit: One Enchanted Evening and Legacy Awards.

BRIDAL SHOWCASE September 16th, Alpharetta

CVB’s Wedding Alliance of North Georgia Bridal Showcase at the Metropolitan Club from 1 - 4 p.m.

TOUR DE PINK September 29, YSC Tour

de Pink As Atlanta’s only bike ride for breast cancer, Tour de Pink will allow participants to ride from 1 to 100 miles, from short family rides and a survivor loop to professionally designed routes for the expert cyclist. 7:30 a.m. -– 5 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.

WEDNESDAY WALKS September 19, Wednesday

Walks in the Garden at Barrington Hall. 770-640-3855.


September 20, Alive After Five in Roswell’s Historic District

Best street party in Atlanta with


along Canton music,

great food,

shops, galleries and a festive atmosphere or 770-641-3798.


September 28 - 30, Atlanta & Augusta German Shepherd Dog Show at Wills Park.

HORSE SHOW September 29 - 30, IEA Horse show — Oak Creek, Wills Park

ART SHOW AND SALE September 29

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FAMILY FESTIVAL Sept. 8, 2012 – Johns Creek

Family Festival – This annual event features music, games, activities, arts and crafts, moonwalks, giant slides, and more at Newtown Park.

HOW DOWN September 14 - 15, Heritage

Day/Hoe Down at the Mill –

Celebrate the history and

culture of the area over the past 400 years at Autrey Mill.

Gallery 35 presents "Alpharetta Art In The Park” Old Milton Park in Historic Downtown Alpharetta This Artists Market features unique handcrafted work by your local artists and includes pottery, woodwork, metal work, jewelry creations, handmade children’s clothing, photography, watercolor,


soaps and lotions, mosaic art and much more..


COOK OUT October 2, “Red and Blue

Cook for You” This event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Benihana’s on Mansell Road. It will include dinner, drinks, entertainment, showcase of public safety vehicles, and a silent Auction.

COUNTY FAIR October 4 - 14, Cumming Fair & Festival-

Country Cumming Fairgrounds.


THEATRE, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, “Some of the absolute best theatre in all of Atlanta. A must check- out.” , Macbeth, – Ray Appen, Appen Newspapers, www., 499 Peachtree St. Northeast, Atlanta. 404-874-5299.

FREE CONCERT SERIES October 6, Riverside

Sounds – Free Concert Series at Riverside Park, featuring The

Lee Boys, hard-driving, blues-based beat inspired from Gospel music that’s infused with rhythm and blues, jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop, and country, from 7 – 9 p.m. www.

BENEFIT EVENT October 6, The Great Flea Hembree

Fling at Farm, 8

a.m.. – 5 p.m. A benefit for the Hembree Farm Historic site. For additional information contact the Roswell Historical Society at 770-992-1665.


October 6, Crossroads at Crabapple Antique

and Art

Festival. A tradition since 1969, this outdoor festival features 50 American Country Antique Dealers from 6 states and 50 local juried artists. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m at the Historic Community of Crabapple.


6, Scarecrow

Harvest Over 100 scarecrows stand tall and proud along the streets of downtown Alpharetta, inspiring fall spirit! A family street party that continues from

10 a.m. into the night offers a farmer’s market, groovy music, free hayrides, quirky face painting, artsy delicious food.

activities and

BREW MOON FEST October 6, Alpharetta Brew

Moon Fest Downtown comes alive from 6:30 - 11 p.m. for this annual beer fest with great food and beverages for purchase. Bring your own chairs or tables available for purchase.

YOUTH DAY PARADE October 13, 62nd Annual

Frances McGahee Youth Day Parade well begin at 10 a.m. Youth Day is sponsored by the city of Roswell to honor and support the

youth of

Roswell. An outdoor festival will be held at Roswell Area Park following the parade. Any youth group or organization interested in participating in the parade should call 770-641- 3705. Parade line up begins at Roswell First Baptist Church with parade ending at Roswell Area Park.


com or 770-641-3705. FARM DAYS

October 13, Fall Farm Days

at Smith Plantation Home. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free, annual family event featuring artisan exhibits and demonstrations pertaining to life on a 19th Century Farm www.archibaldsmithplantation. org or 770-641-3798.

LECTURE SERIES October 17, Barrington Hall

Wednesday Lecture Series: Thomas King of Roswell with Dr. Keith Bohannon. Barn meeting space at Barrington Hall. 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. $5 per person – reservations strongly suggested. 640-3855

or wbrowning@

ALIVE AFTER FIVE October 18, Alive After Five in Roswell’s Historic District along Canton Street; Best street party in Atlanta with live music, great food, shops, galleries and a festive atmosphere as thousands enjoy the ambiance that

helped Canton

receive the award Great Places In Georgia – Great Street! www.

TASTE OF ROSWELL October 20, Taste of Roswell in Historic Town Square from Noon – 5:30 P.M.

Sample the

flavors of Roswell’s outstanding restaurants,

enjoy music,

food, family activities, vote for your favorites and enjoy the ambiance of the historic district.



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