Welcome to Fall Y’all!! Check out our roundup of 21 things you can do throughout the month of September. PLEASE NOTE: Many events be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and public health policy and may be cancelled or adapted into partially or entirely virtual formats. We encourage you to visit their links to doublecheck any event changes.
Marietta Art in the Park. his fine art extravaganza features the Artist Market, representing the best in fine handcrafted works by 175 artists from all over the country. 10am-5pm. Free. Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.ArtparkMarietta.com.
9-11 Field of Flags. Each life lost to the senseless tragic events of September 11, 2001, will be honored. This powerful commemorative event begins on Saturday, September 4th and will remain open until Saturday, September 18th (removal begins that morning). Saturday 9/4: 10am. Flag Parade: Processional from Grace Community Church to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to place flags in the Field of Flags. Saturday 9/11: 7-55am. Memorial Service at the Field of Flags and Reading of the Names of those who lost their lives on 9/11. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw. More info/sponsor a flag: www.911fieldofflags.com.
SEPTEMBER 9 & 23
Chattahoochee Sunset Sips. Enjoy a night out with families and friends for a fabulous concert. Bring a picnic and grab a beverage or snack (beer and wine available for purchase). This is a laid-back, family friendly series and CNC’s grounds are open for you to explore. 7-9:30pm. Free/members; $10/adults; $7/seniors and students ages 13-18; $6/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.
Fall Atlanta Home Show. a marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services, experience stunning displays to help inspire your next home project, connect with industry experts, and enjoy informative presentations. Friday is Free for Tradespeople and members of select organizations, see website for info. Free for active military personnel, veterans, police, fire and first responders with valid ID presented at the box office. Friday: 10am-6pm (Free for educators and school employees with valid ID); Saturday: 10am-8pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm. $8/advance; $10/at the door; free/seniors (65 & older) & children (12 & under). Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta 30339. More info: 770-998-9800 or fallatlantahomeshow.com.
September 11, 20th Year Memorial Concert. This memorial concert featuring KSU Wind Ensemble, Chamber Singers, and Symphony Orchestra for the 20th year remembrance of the downing of the Twin Towers in New York City of American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77 over the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001. 8pm. Virtual: Free; In person: $5-$10. Bailey Performance Center at Kennesaw State University, Morgan Concert Hall, 488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw. More info/resevations: arts.kennesaw.edu/concerts-and-events/music.php.
Cobb County Foodie Week. Local restaurants celebrate their culinary talents, cuisine and atmospheres. Reservations are accepted and encouraged. See participating restaurants and details at travelcobb.org/cobb-county-restaurants/cobb-foodie-week.
Sundays on the River Concert featuring Joe Alterman Jazz Trio. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy the last concert of the summer. Cash bar available, no outside alcoholic beverages permitted. 7-9pm. Advanced tickets: $21/lawn seating; $23/pavillon seating. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info/tickets: www.chattnaturecenter.org.
7th Annual M.U.S.T. Charity Golf Tournament. Fun-filled day of golf and prizes raises funds to help neighbors in need. 2 Flights: Morning registration 7am, Shotgun start 8am; Afternoon registration Noon, Shotgun start 1:30pm. $250/person, $900/foursome. Pinetree Country Club, 3400 McCollum Parkway NW, Kennesaw. More info: Angie Bolton email@example.com or mustministries.org/golf.
Menopause The Musical. This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what more than 15 million women and fans worldwide have been laughing about for 20 years! Tuesday-Friday: 7:30pm; Saturday-Sunday: 2pm & 7:30pm. $39-$69. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: earlsmithstrand.org. More info/tickets: earlsmithstrand.org.
Roswell United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten (RUMCK) Children’s Consignment Sale. Friday: 9am-2pm, no strollers before noon; Saturday: 8am-12pm. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Boulevard, Building B, Roswell. More info: 770-853-2333 or facebook.com/rumckconsignmentsale.
Museum Day. Free Admission to Museums for Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day. Tickets available for download. Hours vary. Free. More info on participating museums/tickets: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2021.
SEPTEMBER 18 & OCTOBER 16
Pop-In for Family Fun at the Marietta Museum of History. Crafts and activities will be provided to create a fun learning environment that explores different topics of history with a local focus. September theme: Fall Crafts; October theme: Cultures of Cobb. 10:30am-3:30pm. $5/person; $20/family cap. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or www.mariettahistory.org.
55th Annual Roswell Arts Festival presented by the Roswell Recreation Association. Come out and enjoy artists and craftsmen from across the Southeast, local singers, children’s painting, sand art, and food vendors. Admission free. Saturday and Sunday: 10am-5pm. Historic Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta Street, Roswell. More info: 770-640-3253 or roswellartsfestival.com.
Marietta Grassroots Music Festival. A music festival hosting bands from across metro Atlanta to showcase local talent. Saturday: 3-9pm. Sunday: 1-5pm. Free. Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: mariettagrassroots.org.
Marietta Streetfest presented by The Marietta Museum of History. Free activities for the whole family. Artisans, antique dealers, bands and soloists, children’s zone and the popular Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show (Saturday only 10am-3pm). Free. Saturday: 9am-5pm. Sunday: 11am-5pm. Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.mariettastreetfest.com.
An Evening with the Atlanta Pops and Atlanta Braves Favorite, Timothy Miller.Atlanta’s own tenor, Timothy Miller and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra take you on a journey overseas to Italy, France and Spain with Neapolitan love songs, music from the opera and Broadway and back home again to New Orleans with a little jazz, gospel and big band. 7pm. $25-$30. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info/tickets: roswellcac.com.
Family Fun Day: Back to Your Roots Farm Fair. Meet live farm animals and real farmers, learn about local food, explore harvesting, and so much more. Unity Garden Guided Hike to see herbs, veggies, and greens growing during the harvest season. 12-4pm. Admission: Free/members; $10/adults; $7/seniors and students ages 13-18; $6/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770- 992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.
Probe College Fair. Hundreds of colleges from across the nation attend to reach thousands of Georgia high school juniors and seniors. 6pm. Free. Hillgrove High School, 4165 Luther Ward Road, Marietta. More info: www.gaprobe.org.
SEPTEMBER 23-October 13
North Georgia State Fair. Metro Atlanta’s largest fair. Enjoy rides, live music, and farm animals. Monday-Thursday: 4-11pm; Friday: 4pm-midnight; Saturday: 10am-midnight; Sunday: 12:30-10pm. $7/gate; free/under 10; $5/parking. Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: northgeorgiastatefair.com or call 770-528- 8989.
Glover Park Concert Series featuring The Big Chicken Beatle Band. 8pm (rain or shine). Free. Only blankets and lawn chairs are allowed inside of Glover Park. Tables may be reserved. $55 for six and $65 for eight. Glover Park, 50 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5601 or mariettaga.gov.
Formula South Car Show & Race hosted by Andretti Marietta. Some of the most luxurious cars in the world will be on display, as well as a DJ and Kid Zone. Noon-5pm. $15-$80. Andretti Indoor Karting and Games Marietta, 1255 Roswell Road, Marietta. More info/tickets: www.CarbonTurboEnt.com.
Nestoberfest Beer Festival. An annual philanthropic celebration of the craft beverage industry in support of Bottleshare. A modern, Southern take on Oktoberfest that celebrates the local craft businesses. More than two dozen local craft breweries and businesses with a live traditional German Folk Band. Noon-5pm. $25-$70. Parking lot of The Nest Kennesaw, 2921 Cherokee Street Northwest, Kennesaw. More info/tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-nestoberfest-beer-festival-tickets-153537473717.