Fall Season

  •                       Fall is in full swing in Georgia! This weekend, explore one of many fall-themed festivals and events happening just a short drive from home! Head to the mountains for the popular Georgia Mountain Fall Festival in Hiawassee! Explore a variety of booths featuring unique arts and crafts, educational demonstrations, live entertainment, and much more. Don’t miss the new attraction this year, Wolves of the World – it’s the only traveling wolf pack in the world! Take a trip back in time at the Pioneer Village, which features a real mercantile, one-room schoolhouse, and log home. You can also see how families used to mill corn, quilt, blacksmith, and even make moonshine! Today, enjoy live performances by Pam Tillis and Jim Wood & The Georgia Mountain Fair Band. Admission is… Read More

  •         Tomorrow evening, on Thursday, October 27th, Live Healthy Gwinnett is hosting Walk among the Stars, a special event to celebrate the achievements of local afterschool programs and bring awareness to the need for more afterschool programs to serve the country’s children. Families are invited to E.E. Robinson Park in Sugar Hill from 5:30 to 8 pm to participate in tons of activities, including interactive games, STEAM-oriented activities, a Scholastic Book Fair, inflatables, and more! Children are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character. This year’s community partners for Walk Among the Stars include Gwinnett County Parks and Rec, Children’s Health Care of Atlanta – Strong4Life, J.M. Tull Gwinnett-Family YMCA, and Gwinnett County Public Library. This event is free and open to the public! Lights On Afterschool is organized by the Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit public awareness and advocacy… Read More

  •                           Halloween is right around the corner, and Gwinnett County offers plenty of spooktacular fun for kids and adults alike! Check out Gwinnett County’s most popular Halloween events! Visit the Downtown Lawrenceville for the family-friendly Spooktacular on the Square! On the evening of October 27th, the quaint square will be transformed into a fun, festive celebration of Halloween for all ages. Have your kids come in their costumes for trick-or-treating. There will be games and activities for everyone, and food and drinks for purchase! For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page. Next weekend, visit Downtown Duluth at Howl on the Green! Bring the family to the Duluth Town Green on October 27 from 6 to 8 pm for trick-or-treating, live music, free crafts, haunted hay rides, and a costume contest…. Read More

  • The weather has cooled down just a bit, the leaves have started to change color, and pumpkin spice has made its debut – fall has definitely arrived in Georgia! If you are looking for decorating ideas that will add seasonal warmth and beauty to your home, check out these fun and easy ways to decorate your home this fall.     When you visit the pumpkin patch this year, don’t just look at the large traditional pumpkins – many farms grow pumpkins and other gourds in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.  Select several that catch your eye and place them on your mantle, side tables, and shelves. For a unique look, you can also display them on cake plates or other pedestals you have on hand.             Create easy DIY wall sconces with mason jars and twine. Hang… Read More

  • This Weekend in Atlanta
    October 7, 2017

    Fall is in full swing in Georgia, and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the cooler weather. Check out one of these fun, family-friendly events going on near you! Norcross Art Splash Visit Norcross Art Splash, a premier arts festival in Gwinnett County! The festival, located in charming Downtown Norcross, features dozens of fantastic works by the region’s best artists – view a variety of fiber art, metal work, and ceramic exhibits, as well as traditional media such as photography and canvas art. There are plenty of activities for the kids, including face painting and sand art. Live music will play throughout the day at Thrasher’s Park. There will also be food for sale. Visit the event website for more information. Taste of Suwanee Check out one of Suwanee’s most popular annual events, Taste of Suwanee,… Read More

  • Fall Fun This Weekend
    September 22, 2017

      Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) is celebrating the first day of fall! Here is a list of fun, family-friendly events to enjoy this weekend and all season long! Buford Corn Maze Experience farm fun close to home at the Buford Corn Maze! Get “lost” in the five-acre corn maze and work with family and friends to find your way out. There are tons of other fall activities, including a popcorn jumping pillow, handicapped-accessible hayride, combine slide, corn box, haunted forest, pony rides, and a pumpkin patch! Delicious fall treats are available for an extra fee. For more information, including pricing and directions, visit the Buford Corn Maze website. 47th Annual Oktoberfest Beautiful Helen, Georgia is a Bavarian-themed mountain hamlet located just an hour from north metro Atlanta. Visit this quaint town during its most popular event, Oktoberfest! At the Helen Festhalle,… Read More

  • Fall Decor for Your Home
    October 25, 2016

    Autumn is in full swing in Georgia, and now is the perfect time to decorate your home. Here are some super-easy ways to add seasonal warmth and beauty to your home this fall. Your mantle will positively glow with autumn light with this simple candle display. Place a warm orange or yellow candle in a glass jar, and surround it with clear round stones or unpopped corn kernels. To make your décor fireproof, substitute the candle for a battery-operated votive, which you can find at the local dollar store.       Create a seasonal art piece by taping pressed leaves to crafting paper. Pick leaves with vibrant colors that will truly stand out against the white background. Arrange them in rows, or place individual pieces around your home to remind you of fall everywhere you go!         Display the glory of fall… Read More

  • This Weekend in Atlanta
    October 15, 2016

    This weekend, enjoy the gorgeous fall weather and check out one of these fantastic events happening in Atlanta! L5P Halloween Parade Little Five Points is known as one of the most eccentric communities in Atlanta, and its annual Halloween Parade lives up to the area’s reputation! Head to Atlanta for the wildest parade in the Southeast, featuring a huge collection of bizzare, and sometimes frightening, costumes!  The festivities begins at noon with an artist’s market and a variety of food vendors. The parade will take place from 4 to 6 pm, beginning at the intersection of Austin Avenue and Euclid Avenue. Click here for more information. Scarecrows in the Garden Head to Atlanta this weekend to view Scarecrows in the Garden, a collection of over 100 creative and spooky scarecrows on exhibit at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens! Each scarecrow has  been individually crafted by… Read More

  • Now is the perfect time to visit one of the many pumpkin patches in metro Atlanta. Here are some fun places where you can pick your perfect pumpkin and enjoy other Fall activities! Washington Farms At Washington Farms in Watkinsville, bring the family for a full day of Fall fun! After you pick your favorite pumpkin, check out the cow train ride, pig races, petting farm, pumpkin launcher, corn cannon, jumping pillow and more! For a real thrill, come in the evening for Flashlight Nights, where you can explore a nighttime corn maze and gather around a campfire for hot chocolate and taste s’mores! For ticket prices and other information, visit the Washington Farms website. Stone Mountain Park Pumpkin Festival Don’t miss one of the Southeast’s premier pumpkin patches at Stone Mountain Park! There are tons of activities, including the Funtastic Kid’s Carnival with boardwalk… Read More

  • This Weekend in Atlanta
    September 30, 2016

    This weekend, there are tons of fun events going on in Atlanta. Check out one of these family-friendly events happening near you! Head down to the city for the 16th Annual Fall Fest in Candler Park! Enjoy live music, over 200 vendors and artists, and a variety of food trucks! Come out early on Saturday morning (7:30 am) to register for the 5K and Fun Run.  Kids will love Kidlandia, which includes carnival rides, live performances, and more! The Fall Fest will take place this Saturday from noon to 10 pm and on Sunday from noon to 9 pm.  Click here for more information. On Sunday, don’t miss the terrific Pine LakeFest! This unique festival takes place on the shores of Pine Lake in Atlanta. Explore arts and exhibits from 45 of the region’s best artists and vendors. There are… Read More

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