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2012-2013 CALENDAR FEBRUARY 2013


ROSWELL ROOTS February, Roswell Roots – A Celebration of Black History & Culture; numerous events held at various sites; Some are free of charge and others have a slight fee associated with them.

PLAY February 28 – March 17, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre at Roswell Cultural Arts Center. A beguiling thriller with the famous detective fully alive on stage with a tale filled with endless mystery, twists, and chills. or 770-641- 1260.

DOG SHOW February 20, Wills Park,

Dog Show. MARCH 2013



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

, Much Ado About

Nothing (2013) , – Ray Appen, Appen Newspapers, www., 499 Peachtree St. Northeast, Atlanta. 404-874-5299.


Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show at Bulloch Hall. 770- 992-1731 or www.bullochhall. org.


School’s 28th Birthday; www.


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Easter Egg Hunt North Park Softball Fields 1 – 4. This free event is co-sponsored by the Alpharetta Golden Age Club and the Alpharetta Recreation Dept. Thousands of candy and prize filled eggs will be hidden. Children are divided into 4 age groups with children ages 10 and under eligible to participate. Games and inflatables beginning at 2 p.m. Entire festival runs from 1 – 4 p.m.


March, Art in Bloom – The popular arts festival pairs the art of floral design with two- dimensional art pieces to benefit the Johns Creek Arts


DOG SHOW March 8-10, Wills Park Dog



APRIL 2013 -


THEATRE, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, “Some of the absolute best theatre in all of Atlanta. A must check-out.” , Julius Caesar (2013) , – Ray Appen, Appen Newspapers,, 499 Peachtree St. Northeast, Atlanta. 404-874-5299.

ALIVE AFTER FIVE April - October, Third

Thursday – Alive After 5 in Roswell’s Historic District; Best street party in metro Atlanta;

BICYCLE RACE April, Roswell Criterium Bicycle Race in Roswell’s Historic District


Roswell Mayor’s Ride, Kids Bicycle

Safety Rodeo, or www.

EARTH DAY FESTIVAL April, Down to Earth Kids’

Festival celebrates Earth Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center.

5K RACE April 2013,

Boulder Dash

5K- Northside Hospital/Lafarge Quarry.

MUSICAL April 11 – 28, Hello, Dolly (Musical) presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre at Roswell Cultural Arts Center. “Highly recommended.”

Newspapers, The winner of no less than 10 Tony Awards.

– Appen A

whirlwind race around New York with this musical featuring some of the most beloved songs of all time. or 770-641- 1260.

FARMERS MARKET Every Saturday from April 13 Downtown

to October 2013, Alpharetta Farmers Market.

ART FESTIVAL April 13 - 14. 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Alpharetta Arts StreetFest. The arts are alive this spring on the Northside with over 100 artists from throughout the U.S. showcased at the Alpharetta Arts Streetfest.

TOUCH-A-TRUCK April 27, Touch-A-Truck Wills

Park behind the City Pool Near 1825 Old Milton Parkway. The City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department


sponsor the 14th Annual Touch A Truck at Wills Park. Touch- A-Truck activities


moonwalks, face painting, animal balloons, and of course the dozens of unique vehicles available for children to see and explore.

ART SHOW AND SALE April 27 – 28, Gallery 35 presents "Alpharetta Art In The Park” Old Milton Parkin Historic Downtown Alpharetta.

WILD WEEKEND April, Wild Weekend – A full of encounters


with live animals, educational demonstrations, guided nature hikes, games and Autrey Mill.

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Lacrosse Championships – The top collegiate Division 1 and Division 2 lacrosse teams from around the Southeast converge on Johns Creek for a championship tournament.

DOG SHOW April 12-14, Wills Park, Dog


DOG SHOW April 19-21, Wills Park, Dog

Show. MAY 2013


THEATRE, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, “Some of the absolute

best theatre

in all of Atlanta., Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (in repertory), – A must check-out.” Ray Appen, Appen Newspapers, www.,


Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30308, 404-874-5299


Mother’s Weekend, Colors Festival

Day of

Arts in Historic Town Square;

BENEFIT EVENT May, Rockin’ at the River to benefit Chattahoochee Nature Center; www.chattnaturecenter. org

GOLF CUP May, Mary McLain Smith

Theatre Arts Golf Cup to benefit Georgia Ensemble Theatre;

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at Barrington Hall;

BENEFIT RUN June, Possum Trot 10K and

One Mile Fun Run to benefit Chattahoochee Nature Center.


benefit Bulloch

Magnolia Ball to Hall. www. or 770-992- 1731.

PUPPET SHOW SERIES June – July, Roswell

Summer Puppet Show Series;

FARMERS MARKET June - September, 2012, 2013 – Johns Creek Farmers

Lavender Festival www.

DOWN HOME DERBY May, The Down Home

Derby, benefit for the Child Development Association. A great celebration of children and the Kentucky Derby. www.

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY May, On Memorial Day (Monday), Roswell Remembers Memorial Day Ceremony at the Faces of War Memorial at Roswell City

largest ceremony,

Hall. Georgia’s www.

CONCERT SERIES May – October, First Saturday of each Month through October. Riverside Sounds Concert at Riverside park; Free concerts on the

River. www.

TASTE OF ALPHARETTA May 9, Taste of Alpharetta. Join us at the largest "Taste of" in the South, over 50,000

Market – The Farmers Market, held at Newtown Park, offers about 32 vendors who sell locally grown produce that is certified organic,


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.

ANIMAL RESCUE FAIR June 9, Wills Park, Animal

Rescue Fair. JULY 2013

FIREWORKS SHOW July 4, Roswell Fireworks Extravaganza; 770-641-3705.

attracting festival-goers

each year! 5 - 10 p.m. Expect cooking demonstrations, chef competitions, three entertainment

stages, art exhibits and a Kids Korner!

ART SHOW AND SALE May 25 – 26, Gallery 35 presents "Alpharetta Art In The Park” Old Milton Parkin Historic Downtown Alpharetta.

GOLDEN GAMES May, North Fulton Golden Games – The annual North Fulton Golden Games is a collaborative effort

by North

Fulton cities and provides a month-long series of Olympic- style events and activities for adults aged 50 and older.

BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL July, Flying colors Butterfly Chattahoochee

Festival at

Nature Center. www.

BICYCLE RIDE July, Georgia 400 Century

Bicycle Ride on the Hospitality Highway; www.ga400century. com.


ICE CREAM SOCIAL August, Miss Mary’s Ice Crankin’

Cream The

to Drake House;

TRILOGY TROLLEY CRAWL August, Trilogy Trolley Crawl; www.southerntrilogy. com.


ART FESTIVAL Crossroads at Crabapple Antiques & Art Festival, Thousands of antiques, from 19th century American Country furniture, to smalls, primitives and shabby chic, and unique pieces of art in all mediums (oils, photography, jewelry, scarves,

birdhouses, glass-

blown ornaments and much, much more).

MILTON ROUNDUP 7th Annual Milton Roundup, annual

The Milton Roundup

is a celebration of the city. All residents of Milton, along with their family and friends, are invited to join in the day-long event where they can eat good local food, play games and listen to music. Parking and admission are free.

benefit www.

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