Community Day at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art (September 27)

Location:  Spelman College Museum of Fine Art logo_Spelman Museum of Fine Art
350 Spelman Lane
Atlanta, GA

Time:  1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Details:  A fun-filled exploration of Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art for participants of all ages that will include make-and-take workshops, interactive tours, a Story Teller’s Circle, giveaways from local cultural institutions, and more. Community Day is organized in partnership with the Department of Drama and Dance with donations from the Center for Puppetry Arts, Sweet Blackberry, and Zoo Atlanta.

Suggested donation of $3.00/person

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2014 Roswell Arts Festival (September 20 & 21)

Location:  Roswell Historic Town Square  logo_Roswell Arts Festival
617 Atlanta Street
Roswell, GA

Time:  Saturday, 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Sunday, 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Details:  This annual event, sponsored by the Roswell Recreation Association, features continuous performing arts as well as artwork and crafts for sale.  Entertainment featuring local singers, dance companies, and children’s entertainers begins daily at noon on both days of the festival.  Children’s painting, sand art, and other activities are also available.

There will be a continuous shuttle running from City Hall to Town Square on both days.


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2014 Georgia State Fair (September 26- October 5)

Location:  Atlanta Motor Speedway poster_Georgia State Fair
1000 Tara Place
Hampton, GA

Dates & Times:

Friday, September 26, 4:00 PM- Midnight
Saturday, September 27, 10:00 AM- Midnight
Sunday, September 28, Noon- 10:00 PM
Monday, September 29,- 4:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Tuesday, September 30, 4:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Wednesday, October 1, 4:00 PM- 10:00 PM.
Thursday, October 2, 4:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Friday, October 3, 4:00 PM- Midnight
Saturday, October 4, 10:00 AM- Midnight
Sunday, October 5, Noon- 10:00 PM

Details:  The Georgia State Fair offers FUN for all, from breath taking rides, mouth watering foods, attractions and plenty of entertainment. The is always something happening at the Georgia State Fair!

All current (ACTIVE) military personnel receive a discounted ticket at the door every day ($5.00 with ID vs. $10.00).
*Military ID Required (only valid for the actual Military Cardholder)

Admission Cost:
Adults(13 and older)- $10.00 at the gate
Youth (5 – 12)- $5.00 at the gate
Children (4 and under)- FREE
Seniors (60 and older)- $5.00 at the gate

Ride Cost:
$20 all ages – Wrist Bands will be valid from opening until closing. Wristbands are available at the ticket booths inside the fair. Wristbands are good for unlimited rides on the Midway.

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2014 Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars at Atlanta Motor Speedway (September 19-21)

Location:  Atlanta Motor Speedway
1500 Tara Place
Hampton, GA

Time:  September 19, 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM
September 20 & 21, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Details:  Cole Bros. Circus strives to provide extraordinarily memorable, wholesome and affordable family entertainment in a safe, clean, comfortable and courteous environment.

Children under 13 are FREE with coupon found here.   Tickets for children and adults 13 & up are $21 each for general admission.

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Friday Night Flicks Outdoor Movie Series in East Point (September 19)

Location:  Downtown Commons  how-to-train-your-dragon-2
2757 East Point Street
East Point, GA

Time:  7:00 PM

Details:  Friday Night Flicks Outdoor Movie Series Friday, September 19 at 7pm; Movie at Dusk Showing: Movie TBD Friday Night Flicks Outdoor Movie Series – Movie TBD – Friday, September 19. FREE Kid’s Activities begin at 7pm, Movie shown at Dark (8pm-ish). Movie shown in the Downtown Commons, 2757 East Point St. (Across from City Hall). FREE admission and parking. Grab dinner to go at an East Point restaurant and bring your blankets and lawn chairs out and enjoy dinner picnic style in front of the big screen.


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Lunch & Learn at Tellus Science Museum: The Lifestyle of the Tyrannosaurus Rex (September 24)

Location:  Tellus Science Museum   logo_Tellus Museum
100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA

Time:  12:15 PM

Details:  What did the Tyrannosaurus rex eat? How fast could it run? Dr. Dion Stewart, Professor of Geology at Georgia Perimeter College will discuss how scientists answer these and many other questions by examining the fossils of the T-Rex. Lunch and Learn takes place the fourth Wednesday of every month at 12:15 in the Private Dining Room. No outside food is allowed, but everyone is welcome to bring in food from the Tellus Café. Presentations are recommended for ages 8 and up (unless otherwise indicated) and begin at 12:15.

Lunch and Learn is FREE for members and included in regular admission for non-members.

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Mi Casa, Your Casa Performances: “Lightworks” (September 19)

Location:  Woodruff Arts Center  logo_High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  8:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Details:  WonderRoot presents artist Kevin Byrd with Lightworks where Byrd will create a larger fluid gesture with nylon cord and light snaking through the red houses and illuminating the evening.


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Alpharetta Food Truck Alley 2014 (October 2, 9, 16 & 23)

Location:  Old Roswell Street logo_Alpharetta Food Truck Alley
Alpharetta, GA

Time:  5:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Details:  Weekly gathering will take place on Old Roswell Street with a variety of rotating food trucks and music each week.  Approximately 6-8 food trucks will roll out some amazing eats with seating available on the street.

Downtown Parking Lot on Roswell Street (at 37 Old Roswell Street); Milton Center (on Milton Avenue)

FREE to attend

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Grady Robotics at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta (September 20)

Location:  The Children’s Museum logo_Imagine It Childrens Museum
275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive
Atlanta, GA

Time:  10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Details:  Join G3 Robotics, Grady High School’s FIRST Robotics Team, for an exciting demonstration of robotics and engineering. Kids will be able to build a LEGO robot, operate a small robot by remote control, and see some of the larger robots built by our team. Ages 8 and under.

FREE with admission

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Atlanta Braves: Friday Night Fireworks (September 19)

Location:  Turner Field  Atlanta Braves
755 Hank Aaron Drive SE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  7:35 PM

Details:  Following the game, fans will be treated to the sights and sounds of the #1 rated fireworks show in the Southeast.


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