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. www.roswellroots.com
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. www.get.org
or 770-641- 1260.
DOG SHOW February 20, Wills Park,
Dog Show. MARCH 2013
DINNER-THEATRE March 07 -
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. shakespearetavern.com
, 499 Peachtree St. Northeast, Atlanta. 404-874-5299.
Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show at Bulloch Hall. 770- 992-1731 or www.bullochhall. org.
COTTAGE SCHOOL BIRTHDAY March, The
School’s 28th Birthday; www. cottageschool.org
EASTER EGG HUNT March
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
DINNER-THEATRE April 4
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, www.shakespearetavern.com
, 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; www.aliveafterfiveroswell.com
BICYCLE RACE April, Roswell Criterium Bicycle Race in Roswell’s Historic District
Roswell Mayor’s Ride, Kids Bicycle
or www. visitroswellga.com
EARTH DAY FESTIVAL April, Down to Earth Kids’
Festival celebrates Earth Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center. www.chattnaturecenter.org
5K RACE April 2013,
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. www.get.org
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.
LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP April, South
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
DINNER-THEATRE May 2 - June 23, DINNER-
THEATRE, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, “Some of the absolute
in all of Atlanta., Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (in repertory), – A must check-out.” Ray Appen, Appen Newspapers, www. shakespearetavern.com
Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30308, 404-874-5299
MOTHER'S DAY FESTIVAL May,
Mother’s Weekend, Colors Festival
Arts in Historic Town Square; www.visitroswellga.com
BENEFIT EVENT May, Rockin’ at the River to benefit Chattahoochee Nature Center; www.ch
GOLF CUP May, Mary McLain Smith
Theatre Arts Golf Cup to benefit Georgia Ensemble Theatre; www.get.org
58 ANSWER BOOK™ | 2012 Edition | Appen Newspapers, Inc. JUNE 2013
LAVENDAR FESTIVAL June,
at Barrington Hall; southerntrilogy.com
BENEFIT RUN June, Possum Trot 10K and
One Mile Fun Run to benefit Chattahoochee Nature Center. www.chattnaturecenter.org
MAGNOLIA BALL BENEFIT June,
Magnolia Ball to Hall. www.
or 770-992- 1731.
PUPPET SHOW SERIES June – July, Roswell
Summer Puppet Show Series; www.roswellpuppets.com
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. cdakids.org
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY May, On Memorial Day (Monday), Roswell Remembers Memorial Day Ceremony at the Faces of War Memorial at Roswell City
largest ceremony, roswellmemorialday.com
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. riversidesounds.com
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.
MOVIES SERIES June,
July and August,
Movies in the Park – A series of three movies offers outdoor family fun,
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.
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
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
Nature Center. www. chattnaturecenter.org
BICYCLE RIDE July, Georgia 400 Century
Bicycle Ride on the Hospitality Highway; www.ga
ICE CREAM SOCIAL August, Miss Mary’s Ice Crankin’
to Drake House; thedrakehouse.org
TRILOGY TROLLEY CRAWL August, Trilogy Trolley Crawl; www.so
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,
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.
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