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FUN AROUND TOWN

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Aug. 22 Behind the Ropes Tour: Kitchen to Attic, 2 PM. $10. 180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. 770/992-

1731. bullochhall.org.

GEORGIA TRUST TRIPS

June 8 Forsyth Expedition: selfguided tour of the commercial historic district including Courthouse Square and homes from the mid-19th and early-20th centuries. 9 AM-5 PM. Aug. 10 Dalton Expedition. Head north to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to explore the city’s rich history on a self-guided tour of Queen Anne, Tudor and Colonial Revival homes and more. 9 AM-5 PM. Tours benefit the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. 404/885-7812.

georgiatrust.org.

HYDRANGEA GARDEN TOUR

Georgia Trust’s Dalton Expedition – Aug. 10 July 27 Mike Veal Band, “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” (PG) mallofgeorgia.com.

Cartersville. 4-11 PM Fri., noon-11 PM Sat. & Sun., noon-10 PM Mon. $5 (under 12, free); $20 daily wristband for unlimited carnival rides. 770/974-

OLD SOLDIER’S DAY PARADE

9033. pioneerdaysga.com.

in Alpharetta honors the country’s war veterans, with city band at 9:15 AM, memorial service at 10 AM and parade at 10:30 AM, followed by free hot dogs, soft drinks and activities at the American Legion at 201 Wills Road.

ROSWELL LAVENDER FESTIVAL

Aug. 3 Celebration on Roswell Street

678/297-6000. alpharetta.ga.us.

PEACHFEST

July 21 Celebrate the peach at this

culinary experience at Peachtree Center in downtown Atlanta with juicy offerings from 70 food artisans, pastry chefs and barkeeps, plus a silent auction of unique items. 4-7 PM. Supports local agriculture. $70 ($100 VIP, 3 PM access); 12 & under, free.

peachfest.org.

piedmont park GREEN MARKET

Weekly Farm-fresh food, baked goods, music and chef demos, 12th St. and Piedmont Ave. NE park entrance. 9 AM-1 PM Saturdays, March through November. piedmontpark.org.

PIEDMONT PARK SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Aug. 17-18 Enjoy visual arts and

family fun in Piedmont Park with 250 participating artists, live acoustic music, street market, children’s play area, festival foods and beverages. 10 AM-5 PM Sat., 11 AM-5 PM Sun. 1215 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atl.

piedmontparkartsfestival.com.

PIONEER DAYS

Aug. 30-Sept. 2 Family-friendly festival with arts & crafts, rides, games, dancers, musicians and fireworks at dusk on Mon. at Sam Smith Park in

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June 8 A celebration of all things lavender on the grounds of Barrington Hall with vendors, children’s activities, demonstrations, live music and food. 10 AM-5 PM. Free parking available at Roswell Presbyterian Church with shuttle service. 535 Barrington Dr.

770/640-3855. southerntrilogy.com.

The Dames + Dregs Beer Festival

Aug. 10-11 Celebrate female brewers

and taste the beer they brew at Other at The Masquerade. $25-$50. 21+ only. Benefits Girls Rock Camp Atlanta. masqueradeatlanta.com.

Virginia-Highland Summerfest

June 1-2 Free festival in this historic

Atlanta neighborhood features a juried Artist Market of 200+ fine artists, Makers Market, live music on multiple stages, children’s activities (10 AM-3 PM), 5K road race (Sat.), after-hours Acoustic Street Party (9-11 PM Sat.) and tasty offerings to eat and drink. Virginia Avenue between North Highland Avenue and Park Drive and John Howell Park. 10 AM-6:30 PM Sat., 10 AM-6 PM Sun. vahisummerfest.com.

WONDERROOT ARTIST AND MAKER MARKET June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1

Outdoor market of wares by local artists, noon-6 PM, one Sunday each month at The Shed at Ponce City Market, off Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. wonderroot.org.

WYLDE CENTER’S BEER GARDEN + SILENT AUCTION

June 22 Annual fundraiser features local craft beer, food, live music and silent auction at Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur. $50. 5:308:30 PM (4:30 PM, VIP). Ages 21+ only. wyldecenter.org/beer-garden/.

HOME & GARDEN ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDEN

June 8 American Hydrangea Society’s annual tour features beautiful hydrangea-filled gardens, both large and small, throughout Metro Atlanta. 9 AM-5 PM. $30 tour and annual membership. americanhydrangeasociety.org.

LAKEWOOD 400 ANTIQUES MARKET

June 14-16, July 19-21, Aug. 16-18 North Atlanta’s premier market for antiques, collectibles, vintage furniture, re-claimed architectural and home & garden decor. 1321 Atlanta Hwy., Cumming. 9 AM-5 PM Fri., 9 AM-6 PM Sat., 10 AM-5 PM Sun. $3.

lakewoodantiques.com. 770/8893400.

Through Oct. 27 “Imaginary Worlds: Alice’s Wonderland,” exhibit of giant topiary-like plant sculptures featuring 16 installations of 38 sculptures, including a 27-foot-tall White Rabbit in the Skyline Garden pond. Weekly Cocktails in the Garden, 5:309:30 PM Thursdays, May-Sept. 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atl. 404/876-

PENNY MCHENRY HYDRANGEA FESTIVAL

Gainesville location: Through Oct. 27 “Imaginary Worlds: Ogre and Friends” exhibit. 1911 Sweetbay Dr., Gainesville.

hydrangeafest.org.

404/888-4760. atlantabg.org/visit/ gainesville.

June 6-9, July 11-14, Aug. 8-11

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BARRINGTON HALL

June 8 Roswell Lavender Festival. July 4 Barbecue & Bluegrass. 535 Barrington Dr., Roswell. 770/6403855. roswellgov.com.

BULLOCH HALL

Through Aug. 31 Honoring President Theodore Roosevelt exhibit. June 6 Decorative Arts Tour, 2 PM. $10. RSVP. June 22 Magnolia Ball Aug. 16 Moonlight and Martinis, 7:3010 PM. Enjoy live music, drinks and hors d’oeuvres, a garden exhibit of local artists’ works, and a self-guided candlelight tour of Bulloch Hall. $40.

June 1-2 Outdoor/indoor event features a standard flower show and juried artists/garden market from 9 AM-5 PM at Douglas County High School, 8705 Campbellton St., Douglasville. Miniature Gardens will be on view at Douglas County Museum of History & Art. 678/449-3939.

SCOTT ANTIQUE MARKETS SHOWS World’s largest series of indoor antique shows with 3,500 exhibit booths at Atlanta Expo Centers, 3650 Jonesboro Road SE, I-285 Exit 55. 10:45 AM-6 PM Thurs., 9 AM-6 PM Fri. & Sat., 10 AM-4 PM Sun. $5. 404/361-2000.

scottantiquemarket.com.

SOUTHEASTERN DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE & GARDENS

Through June 2 Spring showcase of the region’s leading design-industry talents at 4315 Garmon Road NW, Atl., a new estate designed by architecture firm Logan Design Group and built by Southern Gentry Homes, with grounds by Joe A. Gayle & Associates.

southeasternshowhouse.com.

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