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FIT4MOM Atlanta Weekend Roundup April 27-28

Here is a list of things happening around Atlanta…

But if you are looking for something to do this morning to show your kiddos what fun an active lifestyle is, check out our Bring Your Kid to WorkOUT Day at each of our FIT4MOM Roswell Alpharetta Perimeter locations. https://www.facebook.com/events/643962646033112/ We're teaming up with Health Warrior Superfoods for the second annual Bring Your Kid to WorkOUT Day! Pledge to get moving with your family. Bring your friends, family, partners, and kiddos and join us for our FREE Family Style Stroller Strides class to help empower and instill a love for healthy living that you can all share together. After class, stick around for our playgroup activities.

What are your weekend plans?

Atlanta

Weekend Family Tours @ The High Museum of Art – Atlanta (all ages) FREE with admission Saturday & Sunday https://high.org/event/weekend-family-tours/ Docent guided family tour for all ages.

Celebrate Earth Day @ The Childrens School – Atlanta (all ages) FREE Saturday http://www.tcsatl.org/news/celebrate-earth-day-at-tcs-on-april-27/ One of our core BCC values at The Children's School is care and respect for our environment. As Earth Day approaches, we invite you to celebrate with us. Enjoy an afternoon of fun games, stories, and activities to learn about and care for our planet.

Inman Park Spring Festival – Inman Park (all ages) Saturday & Sunday FREE http://inmanparkfestival.org/events/ Enjoy a weekend full of home tours, a festival parade, three stages of music all weekend, dance performances, and a safe kids zone for the littles ones.

Decatur Farmers Market - Decatur (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/624897764606466/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.

Northeast Atlanta

Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Buckhead (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/365165210755526/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors. Special guests this week: turkey, a pony, and goats.

Barbeque Nation @ Atlanta History Center – Buckhead (all ages) Friday, Saturday, & Sunday http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/explore/exhibitions/barbecue-nation A traveling exhibition including a wide array of artifacts, images, and oral histories of barbeque.

Candytopia – Buckhead (all ages) Friday, Saturday, & Sunday https://www.showclix.com/event/candytopiaatl An interactive art exhibition made of CANDY!!! Six rooms of amazing artwork made entirely of candy along with other surprises, including a “marshmallow” pit! Photo opportunities at every turn.

Heritage Springs Farmers Market – Sandy Springs (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2385308241481950/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.

Lemonade Days @ Brook Run Park – Dunwoody (all ages) Friday, Saturday & Sunday http://dunwoodylemonadedays.org/ Featuring more than 30 full-scale carnival rides, more than 20 fabulous food and beverage vendors, a 5K Run, three days of center stage performances and the popular Dunwoody Idol contest, Lemonade Days is a Dunwoody Signature Event that has become a highlight of the city’s calendar and its most popular family event of the year.

EcoTinker Exhibit @ Chattahoochee Nature Center – Roswell (all ages) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/special-events/special-exhibits/ecotinker-interactive-exhibits/ Head outdoors this spring for nature-inspired tech and tinker stations – 5 stations where you can experiment and explore. Our exhibit stations focus on the science of water – how it moves, how it is used – there’s plenty to play with while you learn at our STEM stations. Expand your creative mind and your vocabulary when you visit ECO TINKER!

Roswell Farmers Market – Roswell (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/Roswell-Farmers-Market-171704609696/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.

Kids Free Rock Painting @ Roswell Farmers Market – Roswell (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/647529765697194/ Celebrating Earth Day a little late, kids will have an opportunity to paint rocks. Winners will receive a free gardening kit.

Roswell Moves – Roswell (all ages) Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/858640464495599/ Roswell Moves! is an innovative experience that encourages people of all ages and abilities to explore the community by dancing, pedaling, rolling, strolling and even playing. Admission is free for attendees of Roswell Moves!. Activities will include live music on multiple stages provided by Atlanta Plays it Forward, sports demonstrations, health and wellness interactive displays, and the Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo. A Family Bike Parade will kick off activities at 11 a.m., rolling from Heart of Roswell Park to Woodstock Road and back. Activities will take place until 3 p.m.

Alpharetta Farmers Market – Alpharetta (all ages) Saturday https://www.awesomealpharetta.com/events/alpharetta-farmers-market/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.

Drag Queen Story Time @ Alpharetta Library – Alpharetta (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/260342314884381/ Join us for our first Drag Queen Storytime OTP! Miss Terra Cotta Sugarbaker will host, reading stories and taking photos. Guests will receive a commemorative bookmark! Bring a friend! Invite a neighbor! Help us make this a huge success!

Duluth Spring Arts Festival – Duluth (all ages) Saturday & Sunday www.duluthartsfestival.com This festival is an art festival for Artists by Artists, letting the artist have a voice in the creation and operations of the festival. This event will feature approximately 86 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, plus gourmet food trucks with healthy alternatives and music and dance performances.

Johns Creek International Festival – Johns Creek (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/1052595771610025/ Come see us at the Johns Creek International Festival on April 27 from 11am to 8pm at the Atlanta Athletic Club Heisman Field.

There will be food and drink, performances, art, a global marketplace and a kid's corner.

Vickery Village Farmers Market – Cumming (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2195314884120329 Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.

Northwest Atlanta

Open Play @ Spring Free – Marietta (all ages) Saturday https://www.springfreetrampoline.com/store/marietta-atlanta-georgia Come try out the spring free trampolines. Stop by the Avenue East Cobb location.

Mommy – Daughter Date Night @ Chick-Fil-A – Marietta (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/306968176651899/ Moms, you and your daughter are invited to a special evening. Join us in our enchanted garden as you create special memories. Ticket price includes dinner, Ice dream dessert, keepsakes and a few surprises.

Smyrna Spring Jonquil Festival – Smyrna (all ages) Saturday & Sunday http://travelcobb.org/event/smyrna-spring-jonquil-festival/ Artisans from all over the southeast feature their own hand-made crafts, paintings, clothing, furniture, jewelry and much more. The festival foods include cotton candy, candy apples, corn dogs, hand-dipped ice cream, snow cones, polish sausage, chicken sandwiches, and BBQ. The huge interactive children’s area includes big and small inflatable activities, sand art, and more. So whether it’s your child or the child in you, there are plenty of food and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Farm. Fresh. Market. – Woodstock (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/242196466721022 The Woodstock Farm Fresh Market's rules guarantee that it is the best market in the region to get locally grown fresh produce by requiring vendors to grow at least 85% of the product they bring to the market. To ensure these standards are being met, vendors are subject to inspection throughout the Market season. This year's Market will feature events from the Cherokee County Farm Bureau, cooking demonstrations from local chefs and live music.

Outside of Atlanta

Creekwater Alpaca Shop Weekends – Snellville (all ages) Saturday & Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/2246991458652876/ Creekwater Alpaca Shop will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through March 3, 2019. Also we will be open February 13th and 14th for Valentine's Day! Please bring your family and friends to meet our sweet and kind Alpacas for FREE. We will continue our sock sale as well.

Georgia Renaissance Festival – Fairburn (all ages) Friday, Saturday, Sunday See Site for FEE http://www.garenfest.com Each weekend from April 13 through June 2, 2019, you can step inside the gates of Newcastle and find yourself transported back to 16th-century England! Our 32-acre village is filled with over 150 artisan craft shops, 10 stages of endless entertainment, wonderful pubs and taverns, plus food galore! You’ll laugh out loud at the antics of our costumed characters, try your skill at carnival games, and enjoy human-powered rides for kids of all ages. Did we mention food? Giant roasted turkey legs, fish and chips, hearty ales, mead and more - a feast fit for Royalty! It's a full day of fun, food and entertainment for the whole family.

The Rock Ranch Barnyard Palooza – Rock Ranch (all ages) $16/person Saturday https://therockranch.com/events/barnyard-palooza/ Farm fun and a Baby Animal Experience. Great photo ops with tractors, bunny rabbits, baby chicks and cuddly piglets. Feed goats and newborn kids, try the cow milking simulator, view and observational beehive, and more

Spring Chicken Festival – Gainesville (all ages) $6/person Saturday www.gainesville.org/spring-chicken-festival Chicken cook-off and Gainesville vendors come out for this annual spring festival. Enjoy the kids zone area, outdoor lawn games, and enjoy the views of Lake Lanier.