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FIT4MOM Atlanta Weekend Roundup May 11 - 12

It’s the weekend again! Most importantly, it’s MOTHERS DAY WEEKEND. What’s everyone got planned?

You can find FIT4MOM at Alpharetta City Center for a POP UP Stroller Strides during the Alpharetta Farmers Market. We’ll be there at 10AM and hopefully splashing around in the fountain afterwards. https://www.facebook.com/events/337090950279441/

Here are some other ideas of things in Atlanta:

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.

Toddler Take Over @ the Woodruff Arts Center – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday www.alliancetheatre.org/events/toddler-takeover-2019 This one of a kind experience developed for children from birth through 5 years old will feature international theatre for the very young performances from the UK and Australia, performances of the Kathy and Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young, infant and toddler tours, art-making at the High Museum of Art, performances with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and much more.

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.

Celebrate Mothers Day @ the Childrens Museum – Atlanta (all ages) $16/person Sunday https://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/event/mothers-day-celebration-2/ Celebrate Mothers Day at the Children’s Museum. All mothers get in FREE today. There will be a special themed Story Time and Music & Movement, a Mom & Me self portrait workshop and you can create a homemade gift for Mom on Mothers Day.

Caribbean Carnival @ Old Fourth Ward – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday www.atlantacarnival.org/carnival Promoting a broader understanding and appreaction for Caribbean culture across the metro Atlanta community. There will be a parade, food and other cultural vendors.

Atlanta Tiny House Festivals @ Atlantic Station – Atlanta (all ages) $20/day pass Saturday https://tinyhousefestival.com Tiny houses are coming to Atlanta

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. They extended their dates thru the summer!

Chastain Park Arts Festival – Buckhead (all ages) Saturday & Sunday http://chastainparkartsfestival.com/ approximately 185 vendors and artisans will be present to showcase their products. Visitors will enjoy fine arts and crafts, there will be a childrens area and food trucks. Local musicians will be performing as well.

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.

Dunwoody Arts Festival – Dunwoody (all ages) FREE Saturday & Sunday http://www.splashfestivals.com/events-festivals/dunwoody-art-festival/ The Dunwoody Village area transforms into a whimsical artist market with fun for the entire family, and Dunwoody Village Parkway will become a shoppers’ paradise. A fun-filled Kidz Zone will await youngsters with great rides, sand art, imaginative crafts, and games. A relaxing stage with continuous live music will be located in the NEW Festival Food Court. It’s a Mother’s Day tradition.

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.

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.

Brooke Street Park Summer Concerts – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday http://awesomealpharetta.com/play/attraction/brooke-street-park-summer-concert-series Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups.

MegaBugs at Stone Mountain Park – Stone Mountain (all ages) See Site for Fee Saturday & Sunday https://www.stonemountainpark.com/Activities/Attractions/MEGABUGS Featuring 70 interactive, larger-than-life exhibits of bugs scattered throughout the park.

Make a gift for MOM @ Scottsdale Farms – Milton (all ages) $5/pot Saturday www.facebook.com/events/285443549038831 Drop in any time and let your child plant a flower to give to mom or grandmother for Mothers Day.

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.

30th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day Powwow @ Boling Park – Marietta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday http://rthunder.com/events/ Share in the traditions and immerse yourself in a beautiful cultural experience. Delicious Food! Entertainment! And Shopping! All Native inspired and created for your enjoyment. See you there!

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.

Smoke on the Lake BBQ & Festival – Acworth (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/386483881920093 Festivities include barbeque tasting, local dance troops, kids zone, and announcing the cook off winner.

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) 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.

Petting Zoo at the Library – Douglasville (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/4681063353729743 Come by and learn about and pet farm animals at this live interactive event.

7th Annual Snellville Beach Blast – Snellville (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/934945836847319 Snellville is bringing the beach to you on May 11 from 12 - 5 PM. Join us for fun in the sand and sun at the 7th Annual Beach Blast and help us celebrate Snellville Tourism and Trade's ( STAT) 10th Anniversary! We will be giving away a surprise to the first 500 people who attend the Beach Blast on May 11th. DJ Lee will be entertaining with fun and games from 12 - 3 PM ( sack races, hula hoop.) Bring your chairs and blankets to sit on and enjoy a family fun filled day with us on the Snellville Towne Green.