EVENTS HAPPENING FOR
SMALL CHANGE IN ATLANTA
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Friday, August 10
High Museum of Art
As teens come back to school, the High is offering a great event, Teen FriHIGHday is a night of art making, music, and mingling on the second Friday of every month. Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and fun surprises, all programmed for teens by teens.
Saturday, August 18
TASTE OF JOHNS CREEK
Taste of Johns Creek returns for all you foodies out there. Sample more than 25 local restaurants on the campus of Chattahoochee High School. There will be an Art Walk with shopping abound, live music, local entertainment, kid's activities and taste some of the best food the Johns Creek-area has to offer at this exciting event for the whole family. Admission is free; food tastings range between $1- $4.
Saturday & Sunday, August 18 & 19
PIEDMONT PARK ARTS FESTIVAL
The Piedmont Park Arts Festival is a two day outdoor event focusing on the visual arts. This event features up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters. The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a Street Market, children's play area plus festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives.
Thursday, August 23
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Sunset Sips is a laid back, family friendly event taking place on the 4th Thursday of the month, 6:30 - 9:30pm in the summer through September. No Solution, a blues and rock band comprised of high school students based in Atlanta, GA, perform this month. The band won the Atlanta Blues and the Teen Battle of the Bands. Sunset Sips is included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members. Come out and enjoy live local music, cash bar and feel free to bring a picnic dinner.
Saturday & Sunday August 25 & 26
SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL
Held in Atlanta's oldest park, celebrating their 16 Year Anniversary, the festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend on two stages. The artist market has doubled in size and the farmers market now takes place both days. Open to all ages and free to attend; the festival will also have a diverse selection of local food trucks with offerings for all tastes, craft beer, a Kids Zone, a 5K run, and much more.
Friday, August 31 - Sunday, Sept. 2
DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
Venues around Decatur
Founded in 2006, The AJC Decatur Book Festival strives to bring together writers, publishers, booksellers, and book-lovers to celebrate the written and spoken word. Taking place over Labor Day weekend, it is the largest independent book festival in the country and growing. Internationally acclaimed director and actor of stage, film and television, Kenny Leon is the 2018 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (DBF) keynote speaker on Friday, August 31. This year, Leon is releasing his first memoir Take You Wherever You Go.
Saturday, Sept 1 - Monday, Sept 3
MARIETTA IN THE PARK
The 32nd Annual Marietta Art in the Park is back this Labor Day weekend. It showcases 175 fine artists, the Chalk Spot, a children's art area, an art gallery tour, food trucks and entertainment for the entire family; all taking place amid a variety of dining options and historic sites. For the second year, Art in the Park includes the One Piece Project, a benefit for nonprofit organizations Art in the Park is Cobb County's only annual fine art show. This three-day festival draws more than 45,000 attendees. Admission is free.
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