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Fit4Mom Atlanta Weekend Roundup September 14-15, 2019

The hot afternoons may not have you in a fall like mindset- but the fall activities are starting strong! Apple picking, farms, and lots of fun weekend activities! What are some of your family’s 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.

14th Annual Atlanta Arab Festival– Alif Institute (all ages) Saturday and Sunday $5 per person, children under 12 years old are FREE! https://www.alifinstitute.org/events/atlanta-arab-festival/

Experience the best of Arab cultures with food, music, art and more at this family-friendly event for all ages! Everyone is welcome to attend.

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.

Animal Amigos– Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday 19.50/person http://www.puppet.org/buy-tickets/2019-20/animal-amigos/Gather ‘round the Tree of Life for retellings of delightful Mexican folktales. Hear the story of Medio Pollito, the little half-chick born with one leg, one wing, one eye and half a beak! Laugh as Rabbit outsmarts hungry Coyote again and again.

Northeast Atlanta

Touch a Truck Alpharetta – North Point Mall (all ages) Saturday , Admission is free! https://www.facebook.com/events/2328798477375175/ Where a child’s imagination comes into GEAR! Children of all ages will get up-close to trucks of all shapes and sizes at the City of Alpharetta’s 21st annual Touch-A-Truck. Vehicle owners and operators will fill the North Point Mall parking lot with public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles. We might even have some vehicles you’ve never seen before! Come ready to touch, climb on and interact with all aspects of transportation

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

Mary Poppins– Byers Theater (ages 5 and up) Ages 5+. Tickets start around $30. Saturday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/?s=family+canoe+day

Don't miss this musical based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film about the troubled Banks family whose fate turns once Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep.

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.

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival – Old Mill Park (all ages) $5 general admission, children are free Saturday https://www.mvfaf.org/ Art, music, friends and fun to be discovered under the Redwoods of Old Mill Park. Explore the fine works of local and international artists. Our special presentation grove will showcase environmentally themed art and the children's area will host an eco-aware art activity for kids of all ages.

Northwest Atlanta

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.