Fall for FUN and fill your family’s schedule with these fabulous events happening all week long. For more local event ideas and activities, check out our online calendar HERE.
Through December 5. Georgia Nature Photographers Association Exhibit, a juried exhibition of wildlife, landscape and macro images representing a sample of the best work by the more than 300 members of the GNPA, part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival. Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm. Sunday: Noon-5pm. Admission: $8/adults; $6/seniors; $5/ages 3-12. Free/ages 2 & under. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Every Thursday, Creator’s Kids Playgroup meets from 9:30-11am at St. Peter & St. Paul Episcopal Church, 1795 Johnson Ferry Road. Creator’s Kids is open to all children ages 18mos to 4 years and their caregivers. This free playgroup incorporates music, art, dancing, singing, play and fellowship in a child-friendly, age-appropriate setting. Bring a friend, make a friend!
Every Saturday and Sunday, Marietta Square Farmers Market featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, and cheese. Saturday: 10am-1pm. Sunday: 12-3pm. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
Every Tuesday and Saturday, Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $8/adults. $6/seniors. $5/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.
Trail Hikes, Every Saturday and Sunday. A docent guides you on a journey through the Chattahoochee Nature Center trails using biofacts and activities to spark you “natural” curiosity. 1pm. Admission: $8/adults. $6/seniors. $5/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.
Greyhound Nation Celebration. This adult only event has now been made into a casual affair in the form of a block party to be held at Keegan’s Public House. The event is to honor the Pope High School’s 25th anniversary. Admission: $35/adult, pre-bought tickets only. Deadline for ticket purchase, October 8. Keegan’s Public House, 4401 Shallowford Road #136, Roswell. More info: www.popehighschoolfoundation.com.
Cobb Executive Women Luncheon. Speaker: Jen Carfagno, On-Camera Meteorologist for The Weather Channel. Program: Success Story. 11am. Admission: $20 online and $35 at door for members. Guests $30 online and $45 at door. Must register by noon October 10. The Georgian Club 100 Galleria Parkway Suite 1700, Atlanta. More info: 770-980-2000 or www.cobbchamber.org.
Cobb Classic Rodeo. 8-10pm. $15/adults. $12/children. Free/under 5. Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: 770-684-7277.
11th Annual Fall Into Crafts Marketplace sponsored by the St. Andrew United Methodist Women. Featuring 46 exhibitors, the show includes jewelry, painting, soap, hand-knitted items, wooden toys, silent auction and food. All proceeds will be donated to missions. Friday: 11am-7pm. Saturday: 10am-4pm. St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Keheley Building, 3455 Canton Road, Marietta. More info: 770-926-3488.
Cobb Library Book Sale will include soft-cover and hard-back books, magazines, text books, DVD and VHS movies and children’s books. Prices range from 10 cents to $5. Proceeds will enable the library staff to purchase new materials, including books and DVDs. Book sale volunteers needed as well. 9am-5pm Friday and Saturday. 1pm- 5pm Sunday. Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2320 or
Driving Miss Daisy, presented by the Mountain View Art Alliance and CenterStage North. On October 25 and 26, The Art Place will host coffee and dessert shows for $12 beginning at 8 pm . Saturday, October 27 show is a dinner theatre with appetizers and wine beginning at 6:30 pm and is $25. Proceeds from the last weekend’s show will benefit the Mountain View Art Alliance. All other shows: $15. Tickets available online: theartplace.us and www.centerstagenorth.org. Friday, October 12: 8 pm; Saturday, October 13: 8 pm; Sunday, October 14: 2 pm; Thursday, October 18: 8 pm; Friday, October 19: 8 pm; Saturday, October 20: 8 pm; and Sunday, October 21: 2 pm. The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: The Art Place, 770-509-2700 or CenterStage North, 770-331-0079.
Fall Festival. International and local food, cake walks, games, crafts and more will make sure everyone has something to do. 11am to 4pm. Holy Family Catholic Church, 3401 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-973-0038 or www.holyfamilycc.org.
Pack your picnic dinner and bring the family out to East Cobb Park for music & family fun at this week’s Sunday Funday, 4-7pm (weather permitting).
NASA (North Atlanta Soccer Association) Golf & Tennis Tournament. Golf: Four man scramble format, shotgun start at 10am. Check in starts at 8:30am. $125/player. Tennis: Doubles team. 11am. Check-in at 10:15am. $75/player. Pine Tree Golf & Country Club, 3400 McCollum Parkway NW, Kennesaw. More info: Garry Biccum, 404-513-8361 or www.nasa-ga.org.
Emory at Etz Chaim. The bi-annual event invites accomplished faculty members from Emory University to speak. Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Naim, Candler Professor of Law and Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law at Emory University will speak on: “The U.S. and the Muslim World: Mutual Misconceptions, Serious Consequences”. 7:30pm. Open to all. 1190 Indian Hills Parkway, Marietta. More info: 770-973-0137 or Ravpincus@aol.com.
District 3 Commissioner JoAnn Birrell will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday, October 17 at the Mountain View Community Center, 3400 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/TjqQd For more information: 770-528-3317 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5th Annual Girls’ Night Out. Girls just want to have fun. Shop, chat and more, all while helping a good cause. 5-8pm at $25. The Brickyard, Marietta Station, 129 Church Street, Marietta. More info: email@example.com.