local events: Anna Maria Island Events - November 2014 - 11/10/14 12:49 AM
Anna Maria Island Events - November 2014 There's always plenty of things to do on Anna Maria Island.  Here's this weekend's line up of events:  
Yoga on the Beach - Donation based Yoga on the Beach - 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays (weather permitting) At the beach access at the end of Pine Ave in Anna Maria, FL.
 
Sunrise Shutter Stroll - Early morning nature photography walk at Leffis Key in Bradenton Beach 6:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.  Leffis Key is across Gulf Drive from Coquina Beach. Join photographer Dotty Motta for a spectacular sunrise viewed from the … (0 comments)

local events: Dogwood Fest 2011 - 04/15/11 04:41 PM
Dogwood Fest 2011 - The 75th Annual Dogwood Fest in Atlanta is this weekend April 16th and 17th, 2011.   All of Atlanta's festivals make it a great city to live in.  The Dogwood Fest will be held at Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, next to the Atlanta Botanical Garden.   This free art festival will have 4 stages with live music, a kids area, artist market, lots of food and a disc dog competition.  If you didn't know, Piedmont Park is a great place for dog lovers and most weekends you'll see dogs and their owners out there playing.
One of the cool … (7 comments)

local events: Free Get Organized Workshops Saturdays in January - 01/05/11 03:16 PM
Free Get Organized Workshops Saturdays in January - With the new year many of us have goals to be more organized in something.  Well, one of my favorite Decatur GA businesses, Finder's Keepers  is hosting free workshops at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays in the month of January 2011. 
January 8th: Creative Order
Suellen Germani, certified Life Coach and Organizer, will help you clear the road to your goals by helping you identify and eliminate your "Life Clutter," which often claims the time, space, and energy that could instead be used to pursue your passions. Her workshop will outline four key elements to developing … (2 comments)

local events: Christmas Tree Recycling in Cobb County GA - 01/02/11 01:18 AM
Cobb Christmas Tree Recycling - Now that Christmas is over, Keep Cobb Beautiful is inviting everyone to "Bring One for the Chipper", and recycle your Christmas tree.  In appreciation of your recycling efforts, participants will receive a seedling on January 8th while supplies last at Home Depot, Lost Mountain Park and Sewell Park. "Bring One For the Chipper" is sponsored state-wide by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs' Keep Georgia Beautiful program Georgia Power Company, The Home Depot, The Davey Tree Company, Cobb EMC, WXIA-TV, and local Keep America Beautiful affiliates. Home Depot Locations will accept trees only on January 8th, 2011 from 9 … (6 comments)

local events: 8th Annual Decatur Wine Festival - 11/03/09 05:58 AM
8th Annual Decatur Wine Festival - Decatur GA

Come taste over 350 domestic and imported wines and enjoy live music from the community bandstand during the 8th annual Decatur Wine Festival. The weather should be great for this event with high temps in the mid 60's.
Saturday, November 7, 2009 1pm -  4pm Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur, GA Tickets are $30 per person Admission includes a commemorative wine glass No one under 21 allowed No animals allowed
The Decatur Wine Fest is sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance.
Tickets are available from Ticket Alternative or from the Decatur Package … (7 comments)

local events: Fest of Ales and Scarecrows in the Garden - 10/26/09 07:09 AM
Fest of Ales and Scarecrows in the Garden - An annual fall tradition, Scarecrows in the Garden showcases dozens of scarecrows stuffed by local organizations, businesses and individuals. Scarecrows are displayed throughout Southern Seasons Garden and Children's Garden along with wonderful and creative seasonal decorations.

Last Year we attended the Scarecrows in the Garden event at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. There was great live music, cool things to see and cold beverages. It's back again and this Thursday night October 29, 2009 seems like the night to be there from 5 to 10 p.m. 
 
Seasonal brews available for $3.50 "Beer … (1 comments)

local events: Virginia Highlands Fallfest in Atlanta, GA - 09/17/09 06:49 AM
Virginia Highlands Fallfest in Atlanta, GA - Atlanta is a place that always has a festival or event going on. The 6th Annual Virginia Highlands Fallfest will be Friday September 25th from 5 p.m. to Midnight. Doors open at 5 p.m. and live rock music starts at 6 p.m. The Virginia Highlands Fallfest will be at the Irish pub Limerick Junction in the back parking lot and inside. 
Limerick Junction is located at 822 N. Highland Ave in Atlanta, GA 30308.
A $5 Donation Benefits Camp Twin Lakes and Spin for Kids.

Curious about the real estate market in Virginia Highlands? Homes in the … (2 comments)

local events: Decatur Book Festival 2009 - 08/29/09 03:04 PM
The Decatur Book Festival 2009 is coming up Labor Day weekend September 4 through 6.  The Book Festival will feature more than 150 authors.  There will live music and poetry, cooking demonstrations, wine, and activities for everyone.
The first Decatur Book Festival was in 2006. In a very short time, it has grown to be the 4th largest book festival in the nation! It's the country's largest independent book festival.
A sampling of the Events include:
pickled okra contest Mariachi brunch Sunday morning at El Tesoro Cooking demonstrations by Chef Authors a dance about verbs and adverbs For sports fans: Karl Mecklenburg, … (3 comments)

local events: Fireworks Shows in and around Atlanta, GA - 06/29/09 10:15 AM
There's so much going on this coming weekend for the 4th of July Festivities in and around Atlanta, GA.
Here are just a few of the highlights:
*In Decatur you can decorate your bicycle, skateboard, or wagon and join the Pied Piper Parade as it winds through downtown Decatur. Concert on the Square features the Callanwolde Concert Band. Parade begins at 6:00 pm, Concert 7:00 pm and Fireworks at dark.
*In Avondale Estates the Parade line up begins at 9:15 am at Avondale High School. The Parade begins at 10:00 am.  Parade begins up Claredon Ave. Food will be sold at Lake Avondale by the Avondale Baptist … (3 comments)

local events: Decatur Beach Party - Decatur, GA - 06/04/09 01:03 PM
It's that time of year for the Decatur Beach Party in Decatur, GA. It will be Friday June 19, 2009 from 5 p.m. to midnight. There will be 60 tons of sand on "Ponce de Leon Fun Pier" and dancing on the Marta Plaza. The festival layout has been changed this year and as always, it looks like it will be fun.  The Festival is on Ponce de Leon Ave between Church St and Clairemont Ave. in Decatur, Ga.
The Decatur Beach Party is held by the Decatur Business Association (DBA) and helps fund the free events in Decatur, including Concerts on the Square on Saturday evenings … (3 comments)

local events: Decatur Arts Festival - Decatur GA - 05/21/09 03:18 AM
Looking for some weekend fun? The 21st Annual Decatur Arts Festival is this Memorial Day Weekend, May 23 -May 24, 2009. It will be held in downtown Decatur, GA.
Fine Arts Exhibit - Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College Art Walk - on Friday May 22, around Decatur Artist Market - Saturday and Sunday, on the Square in Decatur Kids and Teens Fest- Saturday May 23 at Scott Park at 231 Sycamore Street Performing Arts- Saturday and Sunday at the Community Bandstand on the Square Literary Arts- Saturday and Sunday in and around the Old Courthouse on the Square For more … (1 comments)

local events: Decatur Green Fest- Decatur GA - 05/01/09 10:14 AM
The Decatur Green Fest is Saturday May 2, 2009.  It's from 3 pm to 9:30 p.m at Decatur Square in Decatur, GA. It's a free event to raise environmental awareness. Children's activities include a rain barrel workshop. There will be more than 40 green vendors and green organizations presenting products and information.  The artist market includes artists who work in recycled materials.  Come wander around, check things out and enjoy the live music. There will be local and organic produce and food from Ted's Montana Grill, K-Chocolat, Java Monkey Organic Coffee and Wine Bar, Equal Exchange fair-trade coffee and teas, and Bionade organic beverages. Wine and beer will … (2 comments)

local events: Inman Park Festival and Parade - Atlanta GA - 04/21/09 01:47 PM
 The 38th Annual Inman Park Festival is this weekend, Saturday, April 25, 2009 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, 2009 11a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The Parade is Saturday at 2 p.m. This event is fun for the whole family. The parade is a colorful mix of everything. It's led by the Inman Park butterfly, followed by marching bands, floats, art cars, politicians, drill teams, mascots, clowns, jugglers, and many more, closed by the Inman Park Trash Queen riding aloft a city street sweeper. The parade takes place rain or shine.
The parade begins on Edgewood Avenue at Spruce Street, follows Edgewood … (0 comments)

local events: Sweetwater's 420 Festival - Earth Day Celebration Atlanta GA - 04/18/09 12:35 AM
It's going to be a beautiful weekend in Atlanta, GA. One of the many great events going on this weekend is the Sweetwater 420 Festival on Saturday, April 18 - Sunday, April 19, 2009.  It's an Earth Day Celebration to learn about natural resources and environmental concerns. There's food, art, an environmental expo, Sweetwater beer and live music.

The day starts off with a 5K Run/Walk.  It's a family friendly event with activities for everyone. The Sweetwater 420 Festival is located inside Candler Park on McLendon Avenue between Little Five Points (Moreland Avenue) and Clifton Road in Atlanta, GA.
This event Benefits the Candler Park … (1 comments)

local events: Do you know a Senior Citizen that needs help in Decatur GA? - 04/13/09 11:40 AM
Decatur's Martin Luther King, Jr. Project Seeks Referral of Senior Citizens
It's time to apply for assistance during Decatur's Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project for 2010.  The 8th annual project, sponsored by the Decatur Preservation Alliance in partnership with the City of Decatur, will take place Saturday, January 16, Sunday, January 17, and Monday, January 18, 2010.
 If you or someone you know can answer "yes" to the questions that follow, you or the person you have in mind may qualify for help with home and yard maintenance and repairs. 
Are you age 65 or older and on a fixed or … (1 comments)

local events: Oakhurst Community Garden Plant Sale - Decatur, GA - 04/10/09 11:05 AM
Oakhurst Community Garden is having it's big Plant Sale this Saturday April 11, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be more than 100 varieties of tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, herbs, flower, perennials, and shrubs for sale.

The Oakhurst Community Garden is in Decatur, GA at 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA on the corner of McDonough and Oakview. You will find just about all you need for your organic spring and summer garden.

If you can't make it Saturday the sale is open year round and is located in the front yard of the Garden house. The Garden … (2 comments)

local events: Druid Hills Home and Garden Tour - Atlanta, GA - 04/05/09 03:34 AM
The 2009 Druid Hills Home and Garden Tour will be on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 19, from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m.
Druid Hills is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Druid Hills Historic District incorporates the previously listed Druid Hills Parks and Parkways Historic District.  It is a beautiful area filled with tree lined streets and wonderful old homes.
Ticket prices are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the tour. To buy tickets or for more information go to Druid Hills Tour of Homes.
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local events: Easter Egg Hunt at Decatur Square - 04/02/09 07:33 AM
This Saturday April 4th, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt on the Square in downtown Decatur, GA.  If you are not familiar with the area, Decatur Square is on Ponce de Leon Ave in between Church St. and Clairmont Ave.

The Easter Bunny arrives at 10:30 a.m. and the hunt for candy eggs begins at 11 a.m.  This is a BYOB event, Bring Your Own Basket.   There are multiple age categories: 0-2; Preschool, Kindergarten and grades 1-5.  This Free event is sponsored by the Decatur Business Association.  
If you get there early stop in at one of the many restaurants … (2 comments)

local events: Oakhurst and Winona Park Elementary Schools Auction - 03/25/09 04:11 AM
Oakhurst and Winona Park Elementary School PTAs are doing an online Auction to raise money. The schools are part of the city of Decatur which is a great place to live, work and play. This is the first year of what will be an annual event. There is a huge amount of things to bid on from art, to a vacation in Tuscany, restaurants gift certificates, salon services, event tickets, etc.  There really is something for everyone.
Donations are still being accepted for people or businesses who want to donate an item or service to the auction.
The auction ends April … (0 comments)

local events: Atlanta Home Show - 03/18/09 02:27 AM
The Atlanta Home Show is this weekend Friday March 20 through Sunday March 22, 2009.  It will be held at the Cobb Galleria Center conveniently located off of I-285 near I-75. The Home Show is great because it gives me ideas, not just for myself but that I can pass on to clients.  How many times have you walked through a house and wondered what can I do with this space? For me that's all the time. The home show is full of ideas, presentations and vendors.
Celebrity guest Joe Washington from HGTV's Groundbreakers will be there on Friday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at … (1 comments)

 
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