August is coming to end and school is officially back in session, but don’t let that stop you from having some fun this weekend! There are so many fun activities going on around Atlanta this weekend! What are some of your weekend plans?
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.
Family Football Fest– College Football Hall of Fame (all ages) Sunday FREE https://www.facebook.com/events/1115279098622628/ The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Football Fest, celebrating all that is college football, is a family-friendly, fun and FREE event that will get fans of all ages hyped for the Chick-fil-A College Football Kickoff game the following week! Enjoy games, face painting, cheerleaders, DJs, mascots, inflatables, a chance to play like a legend in the Skill zone challenge, and more!
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.
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!
Jurassic Quest– Georgia World Congress Center (all ages) Friday, Saturday $22ish. https://www.jurassicquest.com/events/atlanta-ga Jurassic Quest is America’s largest and most realistic Dinosaur event. Our guests will walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and The Triassic period and experience for themselves what it was like to be among dinosaurs of all kinds.
Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Atlanta (all age) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/922047421520823 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
15th Annual Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin'– Roswell (all ages) Sunday Tickets: $7 https://www.facebook.com/events/405704469984044 Bring the family for a chance to savor some tasty homemade ice cream and support our mission in ending homelessness in our community. Kids will also be able to enjoy face painting and a bounce house.
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.
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.
Ballground Farmers Market – Ballground (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/430789584398307 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.