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SEPTEMBER -Month To Month Around Town In North Atlanta & Surrounding Cities



September
North Georgia State Fair
Fair foods, rides, concerts, pageants, exhibits and more flow from thie annual Marietta event. Jim R. Miller Park. Marietta. The largest fair in metro Atlanta, attracting nearly 300,000 people. Featuring free concerts, blue ribbon exhibits, farm animals and much more! Call 770-528-8989 or visit North Georgia State Fair for information.

North GA State Fair

September
JapanFest
This weekend-long festival offers visitors a wide variety of exhibitions and hands-on workshops involving traditional Japanese artistic and cultural pursuits.
Japan Fest

September
Sandy Springs Festival
This event features activities the whole family can enjoy from pony rides and sand art for the young ones to pinball and mini golf for tennagers. Parents can browse the artist market and see antique cars on display.
Sandy Springs Historic Site-404-851-1911.
Sandy Springs Festival


September
Yellow Daisy Festival
Arts and Crafts booths, as well as plenty of food and music, will line the trails of the park as over 500 vendors show their wares.
Stone Mountain Park Web Site

September
Alpharetta's FunFest & Classic Car ShowMuch more than a car show, the FunFest has something for the entire family. The Kids' Zone includes a petting zoo, arts and crafts area, rides and games. Entertainment throughout the day and evening.

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Labor Day

September
Grandparents Day

September
Celebration Of Hope 5K Race and WalkAmerican Cancer Society at White Columns Country Club
770-664-5200

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British Car Show In Historic Downtown
Norcross Visit Norcross Ga Web Site

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Concerts In The Park
Norcross Visit Norcross Ga Web Site

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Old Milton county Fair 11am-6pm Milton Center

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1st Day of Autumn

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Rosh Hashanah

September
Decatur Book Festival
Held Labor Day weekend the past two years at venues throughout Decatur, this festival, sponsored by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, brings together authors and fans for two days of readings, signings, panels and fun. Decatur Book Festival

Events for September

A-Maize-ing We Will Go!

Roselawn Arts Festival

Duluth Fall Festival

September
SENIORS MONTH
Southern Museum of Civil War And Locomotive History. Kennesaw. History is an ongoing process that allows each generation to pass along the stories of their lifetime. In celebration of the National Grandparents Day, the Southern Museum is offering senior citizens (60 and up) half price admission. Call 770-427-2117 X 114 or visit Southern Museum for more information.

September
ART IN THE PARK
Marietta Square. Marietta. Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 11am-6pm; Monday 10am-5pm. Free. Enjoy a fine art’s festival at Glover Park. Call 770-429-1115 or for information.

September
U.S. 10K CLASSIC FAMILY FESTIVAL
The Family Festival serves as the official race exposition for the U.S. 10K Classic and is the site of all pre-race activities, which include: live entertainment, artist market, race souvenirs, fitness gear, product demonstrations and sampling, huge interactive children’s area featuring games, pony rides, space walks, clowns, face painters, jugglers, batting cages and more! Visit US 10 K Classic for information.

September
KID’S CLASSIC RACES
Galleria Gardens at the Family Festival. Atlanta. 11am. $10 in advance; $15 day of registration. The U.S. 10K Classic presents the Kid’s Classic races. 5K and 1K races for children 12 and under. Individual heats run for each age group. All participants receive a free race t-shirt. Medals awarded to top five make and female winners in each race. Call 770-432-0100 or visit Atlanta Galleria Web Site for information.

September
U.S. 10K CLASSIC
Cobb Galleria Centre. The U.S. 10k Classic Atlanta’s premier multi-event road race, bringing runners, walkers, inline skaters, wheelchair athletes and professional athletes together for a single cause-raising awareness and funds for children in need. This international sporting event attracts athletes from more than 45 countries as well as the recreational athlete. Walkers welcome. Call 770-432-0100 or visit US 10k for information.

September
MOMMY AND ME CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SERIES-TRAVELING BY RAIL
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Kennesaw. 10am-11am. Free with museum admission. Imagine, explore, create! This program is designed for pre-school age children and their parents. The Museum’s history, themes, and exhibits provide a fun and exciting starting point for educational activities. Call 770-427-2117, x 116 or visit www.Southern Museum for information.

September
FIRST FRIDAYS
Downtown Acworth. 5-10pm. The merchants of historic downtown Acworth stay open late on the first Friday of every month. Call 770-974-3112 or visit www.acworth.org for information.

September
ARTIST LEAGUE OF COBB COUNTY EXHIBIT
North Cobb Arts League

September
SHERMAN’S ATLANTA CAMPAIGN IN NORTH GEORGIA BUS TOUR
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Kennesaw. Join local historians on an engaging bus tour of sites in North Georgia that were key to Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s success in reaching his target-Atlanta. Sponsored by the Kennesaw Historical Society and the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Call 770-427-2117, x 114 or visit www.Southern Museum for information.

September
SUMMER CANDLELIGHT CONCERT SERIES
Mable House Barnes Amphitheater. Mableton. 8pm. Free. Delta Moon will perform. Call 770-739-0189 or visit www.South Cobb Arts for information.

September
FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
The Depot. Downtown Kennesaw. 8pm. Join us for another great season of outdoor music. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs, and enjoy an evening under the stars. The Great American Rock And Roll Revival will perform. Call 770-422-9714 or visit kennesaw-ga.gov for information.

September
MVAA FREE SUMMER STAR OUTDOOR CONCERT
The Art Place. Marietta. 7:30pm. Free. Banish Misfortune Celtic Band will perform. Call 770-509-2700 or visit The Art Place for information.

September
TOM THUMB THE GREAT
Kennesaw State University’s Stillwell Theater. Call 770-423-6650 or visit kennesaw.edu/ for information.

September
THE SPOKEN WORD: POETRY IN PERFORMANCE
Kennesaw State University’s Stillwell Theater. Call 770-423-6650 or visit kennesaw.edu for information.

September
GEORGIA CELEBRATES QUILTS
Cobb County Civic Center. Marietta. Fri.-Sat. 10am-4pm. Sun. 10am-4pm. $8 admission. Largest judged and juried quilt show in Georgia with over 400 quilts, merchant mall, demonstrations, small quilt silent auction, beautiful hand-appliqu├ęd raffle quilt and sewing machine raffle. Biennial Quilt Show sponsored by the East Cobb Quilter’s Guild. Call 404-843-1040 for information.

September
MARIETTA ANTIQUE STREET FESTIVAL
Antiques, Autos and More...
Marietta Square. Marietta. 9am-5pm. Annual event, this premiere event draws over 75 antique dealers with collectibles of all kinds for sale. Other festivities include the Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show, our version of the Antiques Roadshow and live entertainment. Presented by the Marietta Museum of History. Call 770-429-1115 or visit Marietta History for information.

September
SPICE OF LIFE- FOOD AND CULTURE CELEBRATION
Downtown Smyrna. Free. This fantastic annual event offers an increasing array of the culture and tastes of Smyrna. Experience tons of food from area restaurants, music and culture all over the downtown during the rich and lively mix of sight, sound and taste! Call 770-434-660 or visit Smyrna City for information.

September
A BLUE RIBBON AFFAIR
Jim R. Miller Park. Marietta. Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 12-5pm. $1 Adults; Children 12 and under are free. An arts & crafts extravaganza with more then 200 artists from across the southeast. Featuring festival foods and entertainment. Call 770-423-1330 for information.

September
COBB SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: MASTERWORKS
The Dozier Centre for the Performing Arts. Kennesaw. Admission $15-$35. Cobb County’s very own David Doke of Hillgrove High School Orchestra joins CSO as mandolin soloist for an evening of Rome and Hungarian folksongs. Call 770-429-7016 or visit Cobb Symphony for information.

September
COBB ENERGY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE GRAND OPENING OPEN HOUSE
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Atlanta. 11am-5pm. Free guided tour for the public of the new Cobb Energy Centre. Call 770-916-2800 or visit Cobb Energy Centre for information.

September
TEEING OFF FOR KIDS, ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC BENEFITING SAFEPATH CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER, INC.
Bentwater Golf Club. Acworth.$150 per player. Four player Ft. Lauderdale Scramble. Enjoy a day of golf and a workday off…all to benefit SafePath. The day’s festivities will include door prizes, a silent and live auction, contest holes, raffles and an awards ceremony. Please contact Ginger Gilbert at 770-801-3469.

September
TALES FROM WOMEN LEFT BEHIND
Marietta Museum of History. 7pm. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Featuring renowned storyteller and historical interpreter Cathy Kaemmerlen. In her new book entitled Georgia Belles: Tales from Women Left Behind. Call 770-794-5710 or visit Marietta History for information.

September
ATLANTA HOME SHOW
Cobb Galleria Centre. Thursday 12-6pm; Friday 12-8pm; Saturday 10am-8pm; Sunday 12-6pm. $10 Adults; $3 children ages 6-12; children 5 and under are free. Discover the latest in quality home and garden products and services all under one roof, and save money with show-only pricing. Call 770-998-9800 or visit Atlanta Home Show for more information.

September
SOUTHEASTERN STAMP SHOW
Cobb County Civic Center. Marietta. 10am-6pm. Free. Stamps and postal history items from dealers around the country will be for sale. Youth table will give out free stamps/materials to interest children. Call 770-488-5026 for information.

September
KENNESAW YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
Boys and girls divisions Grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, plus 9 to 12th.
Location: Kennesaw High School
For more information, please visit
Kennesaw Basketball Web Site

September
MOVIES BY MOONLIGHT
Tolleson Park. Smyrna. Enjoy the dog days of summer with some movie fun under the stars. All movies are full –length feature films suitable for kids and adults of all ages. Call 770-431-2842 for movie details.

September
HISTORY OF WAR: A MILITARY TIMELINE
The Depot across from the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Kennesaw. Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 12-4pm. Adults $5; Children $3 ages 4-12. Trace the history of wartime experiences and the evolution of weaponry and tactics in a unique living history weekend. Call 770-427-2117 x 114 or visit Southern Museum for information.

September
Atlanta Arts Festival in Piedmont Park200+/- artist from across the country to show off their creations. Along with the art, visitors will be entertained on stages and in the street by a wide variety of musicians including Celtic harpists, flutist, jazz musicians and acoustic virtuosos. Admission is free.
visit Atlanta Festivals.

September
The Fall Leaf Festival
Downtown Cleveland Georgia
A Southern festival includes an Agri-Fest and Country Market, arts and crafts. The best homemade pie competition and a kids' area with bungee jump, bounce house, rock wall and a slide.
Visit Cleveland Better Hometown Facebook Page

September
Annual Bark and Boogie BallHosted by the Humane Society of Forsyth County
Enjoy gourmet food and dance to live music while helping to raise funds for the Humane Society of Forsyth County-a no-kill animal shelter. A silent auction at the event will include trips, weekend getaways, pet products, hotel stays and more. For more info. visit Forsyth Pets

September
Annual Music for Megan and Milto Festival
A festival including food, moonwalks, and a rock climbing. For more info. Visit Music For Megan