FUN AROUND TOWN Smith Park in Cartersville. 4-11 PM Fri., noon-11 PM Sat. & Sun., noon10 PM Mon. $5 (under 12, free); $20 daily wristband for unlimited carnival rides. 770/974-9033.
Sept. 27-Oct. 27 (Fri.-Sun.)
Annual event at Stone Mountain Park’s Crossroads with festive decor, children’s parade and costume contest, crafts, scavenger hunt, pie-eating contest and more. Adventure pass, plus vehicle entry fee. 770/498-5690.
Nov. 16-17 Reptile and exotic
animal show at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. $10, $5 ages 5-12, free for 4 & under. repticon.com.
Sept. 13-15 NASA Sept. 19-22 HSR-Atlanta Historic
Oct. 4-6 WERA Oct. 16-19 Petit Le Mans Nov. 1-3 SCCA American Road
Race of Champions 5300 Winder Hwy., Braselton.
Indian Fest, St. Mtn. Park – Oct. 31-Nov. 3 and garden accents, gourmet food products and more. 9:30 AM-6 PM Thurs., 9:30 AM-6:30 PM Fri., 9:30 AM-4:30 PM Sat. Girls Night Out, Oct. 10. 770/422-5266. jlcm.org.
MUTTS N’ MARTINIS
Sept. 4 Yappy hour on the Living
Room Patio at W Atlanta-Midtown, with Salty Dog Martinis and special treats for the pups. 188 14th St. NE Atlanta. 404/724-2559.
NARI ATLANTA TOUR OF REMODELED HOMES
Oct. 19 View expansions, renovations, green improvements and more by the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry on self-guided tours throughout the metro area. 10 AM-4 PM daily. $15 ($10 advance). Benefits GA Chapter of MDA. nariatlanta.org.
and storytellers. Noon-6 PM. $5 suggested donation; $5 parking. Oct. 18-19, 24-27 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours. Guided one-hour tours start at 5:30 PM at the Bell Tower. $20 ($10, ages 4-12). Adv. tickets only. Oct. 19 6th annual Run Like Hell 5K, 9 AM. Run Like Heck 1K Fun Run, 10 AM. Register online. 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta.
PETE PIKE MUSEUM GRAND OPENING FESTIVAL Oct. 19 8 AM-7 PM at Family
NETHERWORLD HAUNTED HOUSE
PINK RIBBON CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT
guided, dark attraction with special effects, stunt actors and chilling monsters. Georgia Antique & Design Center, 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross. fearworld.com.
Oct. 6 Sunday in the Park, 34th annual Victorian street festival with live music, artists market, living history demonstrations, Irish dancers, children’s area 118
ROSWELL “ALIVE AFTER FIVE” STREET PARTY
Sept. 19, Oct. 17 Enjoy music,
Oct. 20 Pet fest with vendors, dog demonstrations, refreshments and contests, noon-4 PM at Roswell Historic Town Square. roswellhistoricalsociety.org.
SANDY SPRINGS FESTIVAL
Sept. 21-22 28th annual juried arts & crafts extravaganza with more than 600 artists, crafters, entertainers and vendors at Heritage Green, 6110 Bluestone Road, Sandy Spring. 9 AM-7 PM Sat., 11 AM-5 PM Sun. $5 ($2, ages 6-17; free, ages 5 and under). sandyspringsfestival.com.
SCOTT ANTIQUE MARKETS SHOWS
Sept. 12-15, Oct. 10-13, Nov. 7-10 World’s largest series of indoor antique shows at Atlanta Expo Center, 3650 Jonesboro Road, SE. 1-6 PM Thurs., 9 AM-6 PM Fri.Sat., 10 AM-4 PM Sun. 404/361-
SHARE OUR STRENGTH’S DINE OUT FOR NO KID HUNGRY
dining, shopping and fun from 5-9 PM in Roswell’s Historic District.
Sept. 15-21 Restaurants unite for SOS’s national campaign to end childhood hunger in America.
ROSWELL ARTS FESTIVAL
SMITH PLANTATION HOME
Sept. 21-22 47th annual event
in Roswell’s town square with arts, crafts, performing arts, kids’ activities, food and more. 10 AM-6 PM Sat., 10 AM-5 PM Sun. Benefits Roswell Recreation and Parks Department. 770/640-
3253. roswellartsfestival.com. visitroswellga.com.
ROSWELL GHOST TOUR
Ongoing Learn about the unique
Sept. 28 Native American Day, $5. Oct. 12 Fall Farm Day Nov. 11- Dec. 30 Images of
Christmas by Roswell Garden Club.
Nov. 25-Feb. 17 (select dates)
A snow-packed mountainside of action-packed excitement, with 20 lanes of tubing, snowman building
Tree Garden Center, 1983 East Main St., Snellville, with raffle prizes, gardening and cooking demos, music, food and family fun. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association. In-store museum spans life to date of Pete Pike in photos and historical artifacts.
Sept.-Nov. (select dates) Self-
history and stories of paranormal activity through experienced paranormal investigators on this walking tour. 8 PM. Reservations required. $15 ($10, 12 & under).
Sept. 24 Support the American Cancer Society at The River Club in Suwanee, 1138 Crescent River Pass. Registration: 8 AM. Opening ceremony: 9:30 AM. Shotgun start: 10 AM. Reception and awards follow. pinkribbonclassic.org.
Aug. 30-Sept. 2 Family-friendly
festival with arts & crafts, rides, games, dancers, musicians and fireworks at dusk on Mon. at Sam
Dunwoody Home Tour – Oct. 2