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2012 EDITION


2012-2013 CALENDAR FEBRUARY 2013


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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 -


30, DINNER-


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.


QUILT SHOW


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


23, 1Children's


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.


ART FESTIVAL


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


Cottage


DOG SHOW March 8-10, Wills Park Dog


Show.


DINNER-THEATRE April 4


APRIL 2013 -


28, DINNER-


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


MAYOR'S RIDE


Roswell Mayor’s Ride, Kids Bicycle


Safety Rodeo,


www.bikeroswell.com 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,


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. 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


will


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


include


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


weekend


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


more at


LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP April, South


Eastern


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


Show.


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


best theatre


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


499


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


MOTHER'S DAY FESTIVAL May,


Mother’s Weekend, Colors Festival


Day of


Arts in Historic Town Square; www.visitroswellga.com


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; 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,


benefit Bulloch


Magnolia Ball to Hall. www.


bullochhall.org 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,


certified


naturally grown or sustainably grown.


MOVIES SERIES June,


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. chattnaturecenter.org.


BICYCLE RIDE July, Georgia 400 Century


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


AUGUST 2013


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


Cream The


to Drake House; thedrakehouse.org.


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


OCTOBER 2013


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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