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Fit4Mom Atlanta Weekend Roundup September 7-8, 2019

Y’all the weather looks awesome for a Saturday Family Stroller Strides class at the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market! Look for us in the shaded area in Brooke Street Park (near the little creek) https://www.facebook.com/events/1247873632056645/

Along with our Saturday Family Stroller Strides class, we will also be having a FREE Body Back Preview pop up class in Brook Street Park from 6:30-7:30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/951444655188874/ .

Aside our Family Stroller Strides pop up and our FREE Body Back Preview, there are tons of other things happening around Atlanta. 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.

Yellow Daisy Festival– Stone Mountain Park (all ages) Saturday and Sunday $20 parking https://www.stonemountainpark.com/events/Yellow-Daisy-Festival.aspx Voted one of the top arts & crafts shows in the nation, this festival has more than 400 artists and crafters from 35 different states displaying their works for your appreciation and purchase. Enjoy daily live entertainment, Children's Corner activities, fabulous festival foods and crafter demonstrations throughout the event.

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!

Baby Book Club– The High Museum of Atlanta (14 months and under) Saturday. https://high.org/ Baby Book Club meets at 11:15 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Baby Book Club is designed for caregivers with infants from newborns through age 14 months. In each 20-minute session, a High Museum teaching artist will pair a book with an artwork to get you and your baby talking.

Northeast Atlanta

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

Family Canoe Day– Chattahoochee Nature Center (ages 5 and up) Ages 5+. $20 general public /$10 CNC members Saturday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/?s=family+canoe+day Family Canoe Day is an introduction to canoeing on Beaver Pond for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. Canoe instructors will spend extra time going over paddling techniques. CNC provides all equipment for participants and admission to CNC is included.

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

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.

Opening weekend of our annual Apple Pickin Jubilee– Ellijay (all ages) $14.00 https://www.facebook.com/events/2456393011089287/?active_tab=about

Come join us for tons of fun on the farm. This will be opening weekend of our festival and first pick your own weekend of the year. Included in admission is : wagon rides, cow train, apple tree maze, pig and duck races, jump pad and jumping pillow, apple and moonshine museums, pedal cart track, little and big kid trike tracks, petting farm, playgrounds, live entertainment on stage, and mini golf. You’ll have the opportunity to pick your own apples if you wish or buy them already picked!