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FIT4MOM Atlanta Weekend Round Up Aug 3 - 4

There is a lot of fun happening in Atlanta this weekend…a hot air balloon festival, dads racing soap box cars, a kidpreneuer sharing her jewelry making skills and teaching yours how to create. Where will you be?

Don’t forget about our POP UP Stroller Strides Class this Saturday at Brooke Street Park in Alpharetta. We’ll be there at 10:00a behind City Hall. See you there?

Atlanta

Piedmont Park Green Market – Atlanta (all ages) FREE Saturdaywww.piedmontpark.org/green-marketEnjoy local farmers and artisan goods. While you shop you can enjoy some prepared foods and drinks and local live music.

Baby Storytelling @ The High Museum of Art – Atlanta (newborns – 14 months) FREE with Membership Saturday www.high.org/event/baby-book-club-augustThe more you talk, the more they learn. In each 20 minute session, the High Museum teaching artist will pair a book with an artwork to get you and your baby talking.

Storytelling Saturdays @ The Wrens Nest – Atlanta (all ages) SaturdayFREE with Admission www.wrensnest.orgThe Wrens Nest is an historical site dedicated to preserving Joel Chandler Harris’ stories and the heritage of African American folklore. Storytelling begins at 1pm. Stories and storytellers vary.

Hey Willy, See the Pyramids @ The Alliance Theater – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday ~$15/person https://alliancetheatre.org/production/2019-20/hey-willy-see-the-pyramidsInspired by Maira Kalman’s whimsical book, this theatrical adventure explores the vivid place where bedtime stories meet dreaming.

Monster Fish @ Fernbank – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday ~$27/person www.fernbankmuseum.org/explore/special-exhibitions/monster-fishHands on exhibit featuring interactive elements to learn about how monster fish grow, how scientists study them, and how anglers and others can help these fish survive.

Freedom Farmers Market @ The Carter Center – Atlanta (all ages) Saturdaywww.freedomfarmersmkt.orgOpen year round and offers a wide range of organic, local products along with live music, a kids tent, and prepared foods.

7thAnnual Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby @ O4W – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.cooldadsrock.com/cdr-soapbox-derby-festival.htmlMusic, activities, food, vendors, prizes, derby race, cars on display, and more.

Kids Jewelry Making @ Seed Factory – Atlanta (see site for ages) $15/person https://www.facebook.com/events/1343135199174916/Kidpreneur Riley Kinnane-Petersen is the Creative Director of jewelry brand Gunner & Lux. Riley will be joining seed factory on Saturday Aug, 3rd at 11am to host a Jewelry Making Workshop for the kids of Atlanta!Riley will help your kids create their very own one-of-a-kind Seashell necklace, coloring sheet, & walk away with their very own swag bag to take home!

Northeast Atlanta

Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Atlanta (all age) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/922047421520823Local farms, business, and artisans represented.

Circo Hermano Vazquez @ Plaza Fiesta – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday www.circovazquez.comCheck out human cannonballs, graceful dancers, daring acrobats, and crazy clowns. Event is announced in English and Spanish.

Free First Saturday – Butterfly @ Dunwoody Nature Center – Dunwoody (all ages) FREE Saturday www.dunwoodynature.org/free-first-saturdaysLearn all about the intricate and amazing life cycle of a butterfly with “A Butterfly Tale” in the meadow. See live specimens. Enjoy learning and seeing how a butterfly grows from just a tiny egg.

Family Fun Days @ The Chattahoochee Nature Center – Roswell (all ages) Sunday See Site for FEE www.chattnaturecenter.org/special-events/family-fun-daysExperience themed programs, crafts, special activities, animal encounters and more.

Roswell Summer Puppet Series – Roswell (all ages) $5/person Saturdaywww.roswell.gov/discover-us/cultural-arts-center/puppet-seriesEnjoy shows that are sure to delight audiences of all ages produced by local puppeteers.

Shoot the Hooch – Roswell (ages 5+) Saturdayhttp://shootthehooch.comShoot the Hooch offers raft, canoe, kayak, tune and stand up paddle boards for rent. Operating hours are dependent on weather, river flow, and air temp.

Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series – Alpharetta (all ages) FREESaturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/play/attraction/brooke-street-park-summer-concert-seriesThe Summer Concert Series brings music and fun to life. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups.

Alpharetta Art in the Park – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturdaywww.awesomealpharetta.com/alpharetta-art-parkCreativity hits teh park in charming downtown Alpharetta. This outdoor artist market features handcrafted work by local artists.

Alpharetta Farmers Market – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturdaywww.awesomealpharetta.com/events/alpharetta-farmers-marketAt the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market you will find farmers with fruits, veggies, natural meats, gardeners with fresh flowers and herbs, and makers of all sorts of good from yummy desserts and breads to local raw honey and homemade soaps.

Old Soldiers Day Parade – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/old-soldiers-day-paradeAlpharetta’s historic parade marches on as a tribute to all Veterans of All Wars hosted by the City of Alpharettaand American Legion Post 201. Nearly 150 units with floats, marching bands, military units, classic cars, clowns – and of course, candy!

Norcross Community Market – Norcross (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/453290685471332Local farms, business, and artisans represented.

Trains Trucks and Tractors 2019 @ Southeastern Railway Museum – Duluth (all ages) Saturday & Sunday See Site for Fee www.facebook.com/events/1250234981804165Food, train rides, hayrides and rides on the museum’s restored antique handcar will be available for guests to purchase. Special exhibits are included in regular museum admission.

Northwest Atlanta

Painting Lessons @ Vinings School of Art – Vinings (ages 3 – 13) $15/person Saturday www.viningsschoolofart.comEducational and creative art lessons by age group. Visit the website to learn more. Price includes step by step art instruction and supplies.

Smyrna Outdoor Market – Smyrna (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/774652929569906Local farms, business, and artisans represented.

Smyrna Birthday Celebration – Smyrna (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/246478559632477 Join us in the downtown from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. to celebrate Smyrna, enjoy music, fun and Fireworks, too! Banks & Shane are back for 2019 and you should be in your seat and ready for fireworks by around 9:00 p.m.... See you there!

Cobb International Festival – Marietta (all ages) See Site for FEESaturday www.cobbcounty.org/parks/event-centers/jim-miller-park/cobb-international-festival

Farm. Fresh. Market. – Woodstock (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/242196466721022Local farms, business, and artisans represented.

Downtown Canton Farmers Market – Canton (all ages) FREE Saturdaywww.facebook.com/events/2228735310526656Local farms, business, and artisans represented.

Movies in the Park – Canton (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/779661322470874Enjoy a historic view while watching an outdoor movie hosted in downtown Canton at Brown Park.

Ballground Farmers Market – Ballground (all ages) FREE Saturdaywww.facebook.com/events/430789584398307Local farms, business, and artisans represented.