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FIT4MOM Atlanta Weekend Round Up August 10-11

This has been an amazing, but HOT week here in Atlanta! Need something to do this weekend? There are lots of activities, farmers markets to puppet shows, let’s check them out!

What are some of your weekend plans?

Atlanta

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

Fun Day in Piedmont Park– Atlanta (all ages) Saturday ad Sunday FREE https://www.facebook.com/events/919396561738934/?event_time_id=919396568405600&active_tab=discussion Bring the kids out to a fun day at Piedmont Park! Loaded with inflatable attractions for adults and kids of all ages! Obstacle courses and live music performances, DJ's and food.

Storytelling Saturdays @ The Wrens Nest – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday FREE with Admission www.wrensnest.org The 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.

Monster Fish @ Fernbank – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday ~$27/person www.fernbankmuseum.org/explore/special-exhibitions/monster-fish Hands 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) Saturday www.freedomfarmersmkt.org Open year round and offers a wide range of organic, local products along with live music, a kids tent, and prepared foods.

Old MacDonand’s Farm – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday 19.50/person http://www.puppet.org/buy-tickets/2019-20/old-macdonalds-farm/ Little ones will move, sing, and help the farmhands on Old MacDonald’s farm. This interactive show is full of puppets, music, and a lot of fun down on the farm!

Nickelodeon's Slime City Center – Atlanta (all ages) Friday, Saturday & Sunday $29 per person. Kids under 2 are free. https://www.nickslimecity.com/ Nickelodeon is bringing slime to Atlanta, where you'll see, feel, and be slimed! It’s the ultimate Slime experience as you soak in all the ooey gooey green goodness at the Slime Bubble-torium, and the Slime-tennial Park.

Northeast Atlanta

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

BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Fest– Decatur (all ages) Saturday http://www.decaturbbqfestival.com/ The 19th annual Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass festival will bring the sights, sounds, and smells of classic southern BBQ from metro Atlanta staples along with hours of original blues and bluegrass music . Kids 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by a paid adult

Slip-n-Slide Extravaganza– Roswell (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.roswellgov.com/government/departments/recreation-and-parks/news-events/slip-slide-extravaganza Join us for our annual Slip-n-Slide Extravaganza! Slides, food, music and fun! Bring your towel and an inner tube (optional). Kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to sign waiver onsite.

Say Goodbye to Summer 2019– Avalon FREE Saturday & Sunday https://www.experienceavalon.com/events/eventitems/say-goodbye-to-summer/Summer may be coming to an end, but there is time for one last luau-themed bash at Avalon! Enjoy live music & entertainment, shopping specials, exciting activations, and much!

Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/play/attraction/brooke-street-park-summer-concert-series The 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 Farmers Market – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/events/alpharetta-farmers-market At 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.

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

Northwest Atlanta

Painting Lessons @ Vinings School of Art – Vinings (ages 3 – 13) $15/person Saturday www.viningsschoolofart.com Educational 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/774652929569906 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.

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

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

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

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