Calendar of Events

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
11:00 am -- 3:00 pm

Annual Roswell Green Expo

Roswell Area Park – Community Activity Building Sponsored by Keep Roswell Beautiful. www.keeproswellbeautiful.org

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
11:30 am -- 12:00 pm

This event is running from Sat, June 6, 2015 until Sat, February 27, 2016.

The Chattahoochee: Re-Imagine Our River

chattahoocheeThis 22-minute fi­lm will lay the groundwork for a better understanding of the Chattahoochee River and its surrounding watershed. The film brings together 15 voices from environmental groups, government agencies and the private sector. It gives viewers the opportunity to learn about the wide variety of programs and initiatives that are keeping our river healthy and providing access and programs for our citizens.  Recommended age to view the film is 10 and up.

(Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
1:00 pm -- 2:30 pm

This event is running from Sat, December 5, 2015 until Sun, February 28, 2016.

Trail Hike

image-259Explore the trails of the Chattahoochee Nature Center with a docent led walk through the forest or wetland.  The walks are suitable for all ages and will include stops to explore the Chattahoochee Watershed and learn about the plants and animals.  Hands on biofacts will be available to enhance the experience.

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
1:30 pm -- 3:30 pm

Nature Photography – Sifting through the Shots

image-903A great shot of a landscape or animal is always at your fingertips now with digital photography and you can amass a large number of photos – but what do you do with them all? Join us for a workshop to discuss the various ways to sort, sift, and store your photographs. $39 General Public/$29 CNC Members, Register by February 3, Ages 16+.

For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center. You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
2:00 pm -- 2:30 pm

This event is running from Sat, May 9, 2015 until Sat, December 31, 2016.

Creature Feature

chill and pop bestJoin us every Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm for Creature Feature!  Meet one of our native, resident animals with a CNC Naturalist.  Each month will be a different theme so Creature Feature is always exciting! Location will vary so check with admissions desk when you arrive!

(Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
3:30 pm -- 4:00 pm

This event is running from Sun, June 7, 2015 until Sun, February 28, 2016.

The Chattahoochee: Re-Imagine Our River

chattahoocheeThis 22-minute fi­lm will lay the groundwork for a better understanding of the Chattahoochee River and its surrounding watershed. The film brings together 15 voices from environmental groups, government agencies and the private sector. It gives viewers the opportunity to learn about the wide variety of programs and initiatives that are keeping our river healthy and providing access and programs for our citizens.  Recommended age to view the film is 10 and up.

(Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
4:00 pm -- 4:30 pm

This event is running from Sat, May 9, 2015 until Sat, December 31, 2016.

Wildlife Feeding Time

image-97Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of our resident animals as our Wildlife Department feeds them!

(Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
7:00 pm -- 11:00 pm
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  • Roswell Mardi Gras Ball

    Join us for this exciting fundraiser benefiting the charities supported by Roswell Woman’s Club and Emory ALS. This will be an action packed evening with entertainment by Ruby Red’s Band, Aerial Silks, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Live Portrait Paint Off, open bar, dinner and dancing.

    Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
    7:00 pm -- 9:00 pm

    Night Hike & Campfire – The Stars Are Aligned

    img389Winter is the perfect time to explore the night sky when stars are at their brightest and discovering the quiet call of an owl is always an experience. We will wrap up the evening with a relaxing campfire and marshmallow roasting. Register by Feb. 4: $8 General Public/$6 CNC Members; Day of: $10 General Public/$8 CNC Members. 18 and over.

    For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center. You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

    Feb 06, 2016 (Sat)
    8:00 pm -- 10:00 pm

    Live! In Roswell presents Blind Boys of Alabama

    blind-boys-alabamaBlind Boys of Alabama, $40
    Tickets Available Here
    The Blind Boys are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of five GRAMMY Awards, they have attained the highest levels of achievement. The Blind Boys are known for crossing multiple musical boundaries with their remarkable interpretations of everything from traditional gospel favorites to contemporary spiritual material by songwriters such as Ben Harper, Eric Clapton, Prince and Tom Waits. They have appeared on recordings with Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits, k.d. lang, Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Willie Nelson, Susan Tedeschi, Solomon Burke, Aaron Neville, Ben Harper and most recently Justin Vernon, Patty Griffin, Merrill Garbus and Sam Amidon on their latest recording I’ll Find A Way. The Blind Boys of Alabama have made appearances on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman, The Grammy® Awards, 60 Minutes, The Colbert Report and their own holiday special on PBS.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Sat, January 30, 2016 until Sun, February 21, 2016.

    Dawn Williams Boyd, Exhibit at Bulloch Hall

    “New Cloth Kuibuka Paintings,” which in Swahili means emergence, the process of coming into or being exposed after being concealed. Artist reception on last day.

    Included in regularly scheduled tours.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Sat, January 30, 2016 until Sun, February 21, 2016.

    Bulloch Hall: KUIBUKA – An exhibit

    Bulloch Hall
    180 Bulloch Avenue
    www.bullochhall.org; 770-992-1731

    In celebration of the Roswell Roots Festival KUIBUKA An exhibit by Dawn Boyd Williams displays her recent “cloth paintings” and will be on display in Bulloch Hall during regularly scheduled tours.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Mon, February 1, 2016 until Mon, February 29, 2016.

    Roswell Roots

    Various locations throughout Roswell. Join us as we celebrate Roswell’s African-American history and culture with a series of unique and fun events for everyone. Roswell Roots Celebration is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the state of Georgia. www.roswellgov.com

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Fri, January 29, 2016 until Sun, February 7, 2016.

    Winter Bird Seed Sale – CNC Members Save 15%

    img471Pre-purchase Jan. 29–Feb. 7
    Pick up Feb. 12–14

    Just in time for the Great Backyard Bird Count, fill your feeders with Cole’s premium bird seed and benefit the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Orders can be placed online or at the Nature Store.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Tue, December 1, 2015 until Mon, February 29, 2016.

    Roswell Fine Arts Alliance Winter Works Exhibit

    img340Visit the River Resource Gallery in the Discovery Center and check out our winter art show hung by the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance. Local painters display their nature-inspired works, which are available for purchase.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Mon, February 1, 2016 until Mon, February 29, 2016.

    Bird-brained Biomimicry

    img452Throughout February

    Birds and other animals have inspired us in many ways to create tools and machines that help us daily. Come down to the Nature Exchange and check out inventions that mimic life – biomimicry at its best.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Mon, February 1, 2016 until Mon, February 29, 2016.

    Forces of Flight

    img453Throughout February

    How in the world do things fly? What will we discover in the future using planes and rockets? Learn the basic forces of flight and then design your own paper airplane. We will launch planes throughout the Nature Exchange!

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)

    This event is running from Tue, December 1, 2015 until Mon, February 29, 2016.

    Winter Quarter Scavenger Hunt

    December – February

    img115Start the CNC History Hunt in the Nature Exchange and learn about the history of CNC as you hunt for clues throughout our property.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 5:00 pm

    Mammal Merit Badge

    image-222To register email scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org or call 770-992-2055 x237 to register. Learn more about Girl and Boy Scout programs offered at CNC by emailing the Scout Coordinator.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    12:30 pm -- 1:00 pm

    This event is running from Sun, June 7, 2015 until Sun, February 28, 2016.

    The Chattahoochee: Re-Imagine Our River

    chattahoocheeThis 22-minute fi­lm will lay the groundwork for a better understanding of the Chattahoochee River and its surrounding watershed. The film brings together 15 voices from environmental groups, government agencies and the private sector. It gives viewers the opportunity to learn about the wide variety of programs and initiatives that are keeping our river healthy and providing access and programs for our citizens.  Recommended age to view the film is 10 and up.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    1:00 pm -- 5:00 pm

    This event is running from Sun, February 7, 2016 until Sun, March 13, 2016.

    Barrington Hall – Writing Camp

    “Kids Can Write Six Sundays Creative Writing Camp”
    Mary Ann Rodman teaches children that writing can be fun through creative exercises.

    (Six Consecutive Sundays)
    $250.00 per camper.

    Call 770-640-3855 to register.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    1:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Wetland Restoration Project

    Come help us restore the wetlands. We will be working to remove invasive Chinese privet and other non-natives in and around our wetlands in order to encourage native plant restoration. These events have a 20 person maximum and fill up early!  Please contact us to reserve a spot for your family or group.  Ages 5 – Adult; Register by February 2nd by emailing our Volunteer Coordinator.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    2:00 pm -- 3:30 pm
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  • Introduction to Heartfulness Meditation – free event

    Please join us for our monthly introductory event.
    Heartfulness Meditation.
    Free event.
    Instructors will go over the relaxation technique.

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    4:00 pm -- 11:00 pm
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  • Super Bowl Sunday

    Come watch the big game and enjoy $3 beers, $6 appetizers and $7 wings!

    Feb 07, 2016 (Sun)
    4:00 pm -- 4:30 pm

    This event is running from Sun, May 10, 2015 until Sun, December 18, 2016.

    Animal Encounter

    image-42Learn about the native wildlife living at CNC through a 30-minute live animal presentation with one of our naturalists or docents.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 08, 2016 (Mon)
    2:00 pm -- 3:00 pm

    Home School Science Monday

    img359There are many tools biologists use to study birds, from binoculars to nest cameras. We’ll explore some of these tools, learn how they work during Home School Science Monday. Come ready to be outdoors if weather permits.

    Join us in the Nature Exchange monthly for themed programming designed with your home school learner in mind.  Our knowledgeable volunteers and staff, our 127 acres, and our resources are here to help you expand and enhance your curriculum.  This station-learning format is open to ages 5 and up.  Enjoy a mini-lesson followed by hands-on activities and take-home projects that connect month to month.  Different themes each month. Monthly, September to May.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 09, 2016 (Tue)
    9:45 am -- 11:00 am

    This event is running from Tue, December 8, 2015 until Tue, February 9, 2016.

    Pee-Wee Naturalist Winter Series

    img341Tuesdays: Dec. 8, Jan. 12, & Feb. 9, 9:45–11 AM

    It’s a wonderful time to explore what nature is doing to survive the winter and prepare for the spring. You and your budding naturalist will have fun exploring during a hike, making a craft, and seeing an animal up close. Ages 3 – 4, $50 General Public/$40 CNC Members, Registration Required by December 3.

    For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center. You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

    Feb 09, 2016 (Tue)
    6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Cooking Classes at Barrington: Couple’s Cooking for Valentine’s Day

    Join Roswell’s own Chef John Wilson in the kitchen at Historic Barrington Hall for an entertaining and engaging evening of gastronomical delight! Chef Wilson will present a full array of classes based on classic European, American and International cuisine and cooking techniques. Reservations are required and space is limited so make your reservations early. All classes are limited to 10 participants. Call 770-640-3855. Tonight’s menu is: Gorgonzola and Walnut Stuffed Flank Steak Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes with Truffle Oil Individual Spinach Souffles Macadamia Nut and White Chocolate Pie.

    Cost: $50/person

    Feb 11, 2016 (Thu)
    2:00 pm -- 2:30 pm

    This event is running from Thu, December 3, 2015 until Fri, December 30, 2016.

    Creature Feature

    IMG_0407-300x200Join us every Thursday and Friday at 2 pm for Creature Feature!  Meet one of our native, resident animals with a CNC Naturalist.  Each month will be a different theme so Creature Feature is always exciting! Location will vary so check with admissions desk when you arrive!

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 11, 2016 (Thu)
    6:00 pm -- 8:00 pm
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  • Brilliant Valentine’s Day Soiree

    Join us for a fabulous Valentine’s Day Soiree! Enjoy beverages and dessert bites and enter to win Valentine’s Day dates and treats from local Canton Street Merchants!

    Feb 11, 2016 (Thu)
    6:00 pm -- 8:00 pm
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  • Brilliant Valentine’s Day Soiree

    Join us for a fabulous Valentine’s Day Soiree! Enjoy beverages and dessert bites and enter to win Valentine’s Day dates and treats from local Canton Street Merchants!

    Feb 11, 2016 (Thu)
    7:00 pm -- 9:00 pm

    This event is running from Thu, February 4, 2016 until Thu, March 10, 2016.

    Barrington Hall – “Adult Writing Class: Writing Children’s Books”

    Mary Ann Rodman will teach adults to write books children want to read.

    (Six Consecutive Thursday Evenings)
    $250.00 per student.
    Call 770-640-3855 to register. www.southerntrilogy.com

    Feb 12, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, February 12, 2016 until Sun, February 14, 2016.

    Winter Bird Seed Sale – Pick Up

    img471Winter Bird Seed Sale – CNC Members Save 15%
    Pre-purchase Jan. 29–Feb. 7; Pick up Feb. 12–14

    Just in time for the Great Backyard Bird Count, fill your feeders with Cole’s premium bird seed and benefit the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Orders can be placed online or at the Nature Store.

    Feb 16, 2016 (Tue)

    Roswell Reads

    Noonday Nosh Book Club meets to discuss the book, What Stands in a Storm, selected for Roswell Reads. The public is invited to attend; no charge.

    Roswell Library; 115 Norcross Street
    770-640-3075 or www.roswellreads.com

    Feb 20, 2016 (Sat)

    Wiphan Warthog Waddle Run

    www.rungeorgia.com/warthog5K.html

    Feb 20, 2016 (Sat)
    12:30 pm -- 1:30 pm

    Spectacular Space

    img342Did you know that there are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on every beach on this planet? Have you ever wondered how each planet in our solar system is similar to and different from earth? Come and check out the winter stars in the indoor, inflatable planetarium, STARLAB. Ages 6– Adult. Two, 25-minute sessions

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 21, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Flying Into the Future

    SoarFlying into the Future is a STEM-focused event that will introduce you to flight! Whether it’s a bird flying through the air, a plane gliding in the sky, or a rocket soaring to the moon, the mechanics of flight start with the basics.   Learn the basic forces of flight and the air, a plane gliding in the sky, or a rocket soaring to the moon, the mechanics of flight start with the basics.

    • Explore the mechanics of flight
    • Meet our wildlife rehabilitation staff
    • Meet biologists and learn about conservation work
    • Wonder about space and view the sun with the Charlie Bates Astronomy Project
    • Visit local partner booths to learn how you can help the future of birds

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Feb 23, 2016 (Tue)
    6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Cooking Classes at Barrington: Winter in Tuscany

    Join Roswell’s own Chef John Wilson in the kitchen at Historic Barrington Hall for an entertaining and engaging evening of gastronomical delight! Chef Wilson will present a full array of classes based on classic European, American and International cuisine and cooking techniques. Reservations are required and space is limited so make your reservations early. All classes are limited to 10 participants. Call 770-640-3855. Tonight’s menu is: Arancini Baked Eggplant Rolls Chicken with Olives, Capers and Garlic Italian Almond Torte.

    Cost: $50/person

    Feb 24, 2016 (Wed)
    6:30 pm -- 9:00 pm

    Barrington Hall – “The Wednesday Evening Lectures”

    “Slavery to Soldier to Freedom”
    A lecture on and reading of letters of black soldiers in the Civil War

    $5 admission; 770-640-3855;
    www.southerntrilogy.com

    Feb 25, 2016 (Thu)
    7:00 pm -- 9:00 pm

    This event is running from Thu, January 28, 2016 until Thu, October 27, 2016.

    The Nature Club Dine and Discover

    The Nature ClubJoin The Nature Club monthly get together and socialize with like-minded folks and learn from experts in the field. The potluck dinner starts at 7 pm and the program starts at 8 pm.  $10 General Public/$5 CNC Members

    Registration is not required, but you may visit our on-line registration center. You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

    Featured Topics for 2016:

    January – Maps – Randy Hale with North River Geographic

    February – Native Reptiles with Greg Greer

    March – Join Peach Hubbard with The Dolphin Project and discover the important work that they are doing in the state of Georgia and beyond.  This 25 year organization works to increase knowledge on Bottlenose dolphins through collected field data through research scientists, universities and other organizations.

    April – Ernest Koone of Lazy K Nursery shares his expertise on native azaleas.

    Feb 25, 2016 (Thu)
    7:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    This event is running from Thu, February 25, 2016 until Sun, March 13, 2016.

    (GET) Georgia Ensemble Theatre Presents: Peter and the Starcatcher

    peter-starcatcherA grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan. You will be HOOKED from the moment you let your imagination take FLIGHT. Close your eyes and imagine a magical evening of madcap fun! You will marvel at the limitless possibilities of make-believe as a dozen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters in this swashbuckling adventure. Fun for the whole family. Exclusive Georgia Premiere of this 5-Time Tony Award-Winning Musical Play.

    Feb 26, 2016 (Fri)

    The Atlanta Jazz Preservation Society presents: CELEBRATING AN EVENING OF JAZZ

    Topsy Chapman & Solid Harmony at the Roswell Historic Cottage.

    Topsy Chapman has performed for presidents and Royalty, received rave reviews from the New York Times, Variety and the New York Post. Her humility and genuine caring have endeared her to generations of New Orleans musicials – a New Orleans’ living musical treasure. Also performing with her will be Yolanda Windsay – vocals, Joynda Philips-vocals, Duke Heitger – Trumpet, Tyrone Jackson- piano, Richard Moten – Bass and Tyronne Jacson on Piano.

    Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/atlanta-jazz-preservation-society-presents-topsy-chapman-and-friends-tickets-19441521113

    Feb 27, 2016 (Sat)
    6:30 pm -- 10:00 am

    Girl Scout Junior Overnight

    img469To register email scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org or call 770-992-2055 x237 to register. Learn more about Girl and Boy Scout programs offered at CNC by emailing the Scout Coordinator.

    Feb 28, 2016 (Sun)
    12:30 pm -- 5:00 pm

    Docent Orientation

    img474In this introductory class, we will explore the various areas of education volunteering, including leading guided hikes, interpreting exhibits, and leading animal presentations. To register for CNC’s Docent Orientation, email programs@chattnaturecenter.org. Ages 10-Adult, Register by Feb. 9 (Children 16 and under must have an adult), FREE

    Mar 01, 2016 (Tue)

    This event is running from Tue, March 1, 2016 until Tue, May 31, 2016.

    Spring Gallery in Bloom

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    Our River Resource Gallery is in BLOOM! Come see the Georgia Nature Photographers Association’s top photos focused on the beautiful blooms of spring.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Mar 01, 2016 (Tue)

    This event is running from Tue, March 1, 2016 until Tue, May 31, 2016.

    Fairy House Spring Scavenger Hunt

    Fairy house (1) Throughout March – May

    Fairies are hidden throughout the forest if you look hard enough! Come hike our trails to search for their fairy homes made from tiny natural objects. Earn Nature Exchange points as you find them along the way.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Mar 01, 2016 (Tue)

    This event is running from Tue, March 1, 2016 until Thu, March 31, 2016.

    Natural Magic

    Natural MagicThroughout March

    From magnets to microorganisms, to jobs you may have not known even existed, there’s so much that happens behind the scenes in nature and caring for nature. Visit the Nature Exchange and come learn about how they work and everything that they do!

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Mar 01, 2016 (Tue)
    7:00 pm -- 8:00 pm

    Roswell Reads: Community Program

    Stand in a Storm: Know the Signs and Be Ready!

    Roswell Visual Arts Center – Roswell Area park
    770-594-6122

    Katie Walls, WSB meteorologist, will describe how tornadoes and other storms are formed. Chris Cooper, Roswell Fire Dept, and Zach Frommer, Roswell Police Dept., will explain how the City of Roswell is prepared to handle a disaster and how you can prepare for the kind of weather emergencies we could experience. www.roswellreads.com

    Mar 02, 2016 (Wed)
    10:30 am -- 11:15 am

    This event is running from Wed, September 2, 2015 until Wed, December 7, 2016.

    Story Time by the River

    Lisa S storytime for Grandparents day 2013Come read stories together and take part in a craft! It’s an experience that will grow your little one’s knowledge for ecosystem that is around them and the Chattahoochee Watershed.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Mar 03, 2016 (Thu)
    11:00 am -- 12:00 pm

    Roswell Reads

    Book Discussion led by Judy Bart.

    Roswell Adult Recreation Center – 830 Grimes Bridge Road
    Light refreshments. Open to the public. 770-641-3950 www.roswellreads.com

    Mar 03, 2016 (Thu)
    7:00 pm -- 8:30 pm

    Roswell Reads

    Wine & Cheese Book Discussion

    The Arts Center on Fouts Road
    9100 Fouts Road

    Enjoy wine and cheese, while surrounded by beautiful art, and a lively book discussion of What Stands in a Storm, led by Debbie Weiss, founder of the Women’s Book Reviews website. Admission is complimentary, but please register on line at Eventbrite.com (Search word Roswell Reads) or RSVP to Roswellreads@gmail.com

    Mar 04, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, March 4, 2016 until Sun, March 13, 2016.

    Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show in Bulloch Hall

    This 34th annual Show is presented by the Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild. There are close to 200 pieces on display throughout this antebellum home. In addition to the locally made quilts ,we have featured fibre artist, Christine Cetrulo from Lexington, KY . On March 13. We will have a meet the Artists party. This event includes a book signing and sale for guild member, Diane Knott on her new book, “Scrap Quilt Secrets”.

    Mar 04, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, March 4, 2016 until Sun, March 13, 2016.

    34 Annual Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show

    Self-guided tour Mon. – Sat. ,10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children; Sun. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Self- guided tours.

    www.bullochhall.org

    Mar 04, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    Hamsa Hand Mini Workshop

    Come Make a Hamsa Hand- with Nicole Merkens and  Heiða Halldórsdóttir of Cowgirl Studios.

    Drop in at Cowgirl Studios from  6-9pm on March 4th to make a clay hand to hang on your wall.

    $20 includes instruction, clay , one firing and color wash.

    Exhibition and sale of clay, painting, jewelry, sculpture and fine art from Nicole Merkens and Heiða Halldórsdóttir runs through the end of March.

    Opening Friday March. 4th. 6:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

    Open daily from 10-2pm (except on weekends-call for appointment)

    Cowgirl Studios

    31 Oak Street STE B (Backside of SHOPS OF SOCA)
    Roswell, Ga 30075
    (404) 590-6240
    www.cowgirl-studios.com

    Mar 05, 2016 (Sat)

    Roswell Reads – Children’s Program

    Book Discussion & Red Cross Pillowcase Project

    Roswell Library Community Room – 115 Norcross Street
    Children and their parents are invited to attend this two-part event led by Fulton County Public Schools Media Specialist Heidi Glenn. Recommended for Grades 3 – 6 www.roswellreads.com

    Mar 06, 2016 (Sun)
    2:30 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Roswell Reads

    Sunday Afternoon at the Library

    Roswell Library – 115 Norcross Street

    Retired Roswell High School English teacher Nancy Gore will lead the discussion. www.roswellreads.com

    Mar 08, 2016 (Tue)
    9:45 am -- 11:00 am

    This event is running from Tue, March 8, 2016 until Tue, May 10, 2016.

    Pee-Wee Naturalist Spring Series

    peeweenaturalist3Tuesdays: March 8, April 12, and May 10, 9:45 – 11:00 AM

    Out with the cold and in with…spring! Bring your little nature lovers to a class where they will be able to explore the sights and sounds of forests’ spring awakening. We will leave no stone unturned as we scout the woods and come up with questions to ask Mother Nature. You, your budding naturalist, and a CNC naturalist will hike one of the trails on our 127 acres, have fun making nature art, and visit with CNC’s wildlife up close.  $50 General Public/$40 CNC Members (3-part series price per child, adult helper required and admitted free), Registration required by March 1. Ages 3-4.

    For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center. You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

    Mar 08, 2016 (Tue)
    6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Cooking Classes at Barrington: It’s Greek to Me

    Join Roswell’s own Chef John Wilson in the kitchen at Historic Barrington Hall for an entertaining and engaging evening of gastronomical delight! Chef Wilson will present a full array of classes based on classic European, American and International cuisine and cooking techniques. Reservations are required and space is limited so make your reservations early. All classes are limited to 10 participants. Call 770-640-3855. Tonight’s menu is: Spanakopita Greens with Olives and Feta with a Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette Moussaka Honey, Cardamom and Yogurt over Fresh Fruits.

    Cost: $50/person

    Mar 09, 2016 (Wed)

    Roswell Reads Children’s Program

    Book & Science Discussion

    East Roswell Library
    2301 Holcomb Bridge Road

    A lively discussion where afterwards children will explore the science behind tornadoes. Recommended for Grades 2 – 4.
    www.roswellreads.com

    Mar 11, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 12:00 pm

    Roswell Reads

    Writing Workshop
    True Stories Well Told: Writing Narrative Nonfiction with Kim Cross

    Roswell City Hall – 38 Hill Street; Room 220.
    www.roswellreads.com

    Kim Cross is an editor-at-large for Southern Living Magazine and a feature writer who has received awards. This workshop is ideal for journalism students and professionals as well as aspiring writers. RSVP to roswellreads@gmail.com

    Mar 12, 2016 (Sat)

    This event is running from Sat, March 12, 2016 until Sat, May 28, 2016.

    Open Hearth Cooking and Living History with Clarissa Clifton

    Second and fourth Saturday every month. Free

    Living history interpreter and open hearth cooking expert, Clarissa Clifton, will demonstrate making traditional southern food in the Cook house hearth on the historic grounds of Smith Plantation. Using an open flame, Clarissa shows the versatility of old cooking methods, trades recipes, and reveals the tricks of the trade.

    Mar 12, 2016 (Sat)

    The Nature Club Field Trip

    The Nature ClubJoin The Nature Club on an exclusive and intimate field trip! Get a behind the scenes experience at the Atlanta Botanical Garden!  We will tour around for a look at work being done in amphibian conservation.  This trip will be limited to 12 people so reserve your space today.  Contact Rebecca Gilbert or call 770-992-2055 x 236 to reserve your space.

    Mar 12, 2016 (Sat)
    10:00 am -- 4:00 pm

    “Smithsonian Magazine Special Edition Museum Day Live” (a Trilogy Event)

    Tour all three historic homes owned by the City of Roswell: Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation.

    Free admission with ticket printed from the Smithsonian Magazine website. Free ticket to the museum of your choice good for this one day only. Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation are all participating. Go to http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-live-march-2016/tickets/ to make your selection.

    Mar 12, 2016 (Sat)
    11:30 am -- 12:30 pm

    11th annual Roswell Reads Literary Luncheon

    Featuring Kim Cross, author of What Stands in a Storm.
    11:30 a.m.

    Roswell Adult Recreation Center
    830 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell

    Tickets: $20 each and sold on-line only at Eventbrite.com (search word Roswell Reads).

    Deadline for reservations: midnight March 5; Linda Smither 404-218-9764 for assistance or other information.

    American Red Cross/Atlanta Area Chapter will be at the luncheon to provide information about emergency preparedness.

    www.roswellreads.com

    Mar 12, 2016 (Sat)
    1:30 pm -- 5:00 pm

    Georgia Daffodil Society Show

    Daffodil 3Georgia Daffodil Society (GDS) in Cooperation with North Georgia Council of Flower Show Judges a show themed “What Is In My Garden”.  The public is invited to attend on Saturday, March 12 from 1:30 pm – 5pm in the Kingfisher Hall, which will bask in the gold, yellow, white and pink glow of hundreds of daffodils as the GDS presents its annual show.  Spreading the joy of growing daffodils and educating the public has been the core of this Society’s mission since 1954. Every year sees outstanding blooms from a range of climates with exhibitors representing Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama. Many exhibitors grow hundreds of varieties, while others grow just a few.

    Enter your favorite blooms for a chance at the ribbons.  Exhibit entry period on Saturday, March 12th from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Exhibit and Displays Open to Public from 1:30 – 5:00.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Mar 13, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 5:00 pm

    Environmental Science Merit Badge

    image-367While earning the Environmental Science Merit Badge, our Certified Merit Badge Counselors will give the scouts a taste of what it is like to be an environmental scientist, making observations and carrying out experiments to investigate the natural world. The scouts will dive head first into ecology studying air, water, and land pollution plus endangered species and conservation. Ages 14+; $35 per scout; Registration Required by March 11th.

    To register email scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org or call 770-992-2055 x237 to register. Learn more about Girl and Boy Scout programs offered at CNC by emailing the Scout Coordinator.

    Mar 13, 2016 (Sun)
    2:00 pm -- 3:00 pm

    Bulloch Hall: Great American Cover-Up – “Meet the Artists Party”

    Bulloch Hall
    180 Bulloch Avenue
    www.bullochhall.org; 770-992-1731

    Fiber artist Christine Cetrilo of KY will be available to discuss her work. Local artist, Dianne Knott will be selling her newly published book, Scrap Quilt Secrets.

    Mar 18, 2016 (Fri)

    Steel Magnolias Productions

    Steel Magnolias Productions At Roswell United Methodist Church Acting UP, a drama ministry of Roswell United Methodist Church, announces their upcoming production of Steel Magnolias. A dinner theatre will be on Friday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. ($15); and shows on Saturday, March 19, at 2 and 6 p.m. ($10). Contact the box office, 678.871.7766, or www.rumcActingUp.webs.com  for details and tickets.

    Mar 18, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 10:00 pm

    Easter Egg Hunt

    Smith Plantation – $5.00

    The historic grounds of Smith Plantation will be open at 10:00am for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Open to the public, this Easter Egg hunt continues a tradition started by Lizzie Smith, oldest child of Archibald and Anne Smith.  Children should bring their own baskets and enjoy finding the candy-filled treasures.  For more information call Smith Plantation office at 770-641-3978 or contact Kristen Thomasberger at kthomasberger@roswellgov.com.

    Mar 18, 2016 (Fri)
    7:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Roswell Dance Theatre Presents: “Snow White” at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

    Adults $23.50; Students & Seniors $15.50.

    Based on the classic fairytale, this charming ballet brings the world of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs to life. www.atlantadancetheatre.org or 404-438-3028

    Mar 19, 2016 (Sat)

    Historic Roswell Kiwanis Spring K Classic

    www.roswellkiwanis.org

    Mar 19, 2016 (Sat)

    Water Drop Dash 5K and Festival

    WATERDROPThe 4th annual Water Drop Dash 5K and Fun Run encourages metro Atlanta residents to check their plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems during the annual EPA WaterSense Fix a Leak Week held March 14-20, 2016.

    In an average year, American homes can waste more than 10,000 gallons of water due to running toilets, dripping faucets and other household leaks. That’s enough water to fill two six-person hot tubs!

    REGISTER ONLINE or at any Big Peach Store or mail to CNC – PO Box 769769, Roswell, GA 30076

    $30 for adults
    $3 discount for families or groups of 4 or more
    $15 for the kid’s 1-mile fun run

    Race registration is limited to 1,000.  Each registered runner will receive a performance tech short sleeve t-shirt. All race participants and the first 300 guests will receive free admission to the Chattahoochee Nature Center on race day.

    Fast and flat along the banks of the beautiful Chattahoochee River, it is an ideal course to qualify for Atlanta’s signature Peachtree Road Race and therefore, has attracted capacity crowds each year.  The race begins and ends at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join us for this chance to run with a toilet, and meet people who care about stewardship for our river on Saturday, March 19 at the Water Drop Dash 5K Race and Festival.

    Mar 19, 2016 (Sat)

    Roswell Dance Theatre Presents: “Snow White” at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

    March 19 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    Adults $23.50; Students & Seniors $15.50.

    Based on the classic fairytale, this charming ballet brings the world of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs to life. www.atlantadancetheatre.org or 404-438-3028

    Mar 19, 2016 (Sat)

    Saturday Brunch Lectures – Barrington Hall

    9:00 AM: Doors Open/Brunch Available
    10:00 AM Lecture Begins

    “Doc Holliday: Man, Myth, Movies.”

    Presented by Victoria Wilcox, author of the “Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday” trilogy

    Admission is $5. Brunch type food will be available.

    Mar 19, 2016 (Sat)
    1:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Wetland Restoration Project

    Come help us restore the wetlands along our stretch of the Chattahoochee. We will be working to remove invasive privet in and around the wetlands in order to encourage native plants restoration.  These events have a 20 person maximum and fill up early!  Please contact us to reserve a spot for your family or group.  Ages 5 – Adult; Register by March 14 by emailing our Volunteer Coordinator.

    Mar 19, 2016 (Sat)
    8:00 pm -- 9:30 pm

    “The Messenger” Film Screening

    img296An event in partnership with Atlanta Audubon Society

    CNC and the Atlanta Audubon Society present The Messenger. Director Su Rynard’s documentary explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. Winner of the Jackson Hole Conservation Film Festival’s Best Conservation Film this past September, The Messenger is an engaging, visually stunning, emotional journey: one that mixes its elegiac message with hopeful notes and unique glances into the influence of songbirds on our own expressions of the soul. $10 Suggested Donation.

    Mar 20, 2016 (Sun)
    1:00 pm -- 2:00 pm

    The Magic of Stars in STARLAB

    img342Two, 25-minute presentations

    See nature like you’ve never seen it before inside the CNC’s inflatable planetarium! You’ll have the stunning view of space right before your eyes. In the STARLAB, you and your family will take a journey through the night sky viewing stars and locating constellations. Ages 5 – Adult.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

    Mar 22, 2016 (Tue)
    6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Cooking Classes at Barrington: Dinner on the Bayou

    Join Roswell’s own Chef John Wilson in the kitchen at Historic Barrington Hall for an entertaining and engaging evening of gastronomical delight! Chef Wilson will present a full array of classes based on classic European, American and International cuisine and cooking techniques. Reservations are required and space is limited so make your reservations early. All classes are limited to 10 participants. Call 770-640-3855. Tonight’s menu is: Mississippi Caviar Pecan Crusted Tilapia with Remoulade Sweet Potato Fries Lemon Shortbread.

    Cost: $50/person

    Mar 25, 2016 (Fri)

    Roswell Dance Theatre Presents “Alice in Wonderland”

    March 25 at 7 p.m.

    Orchestra $20; Balcony $15.
    Tickets go on sale March 1 at 10:00 a.m.: www.tututix.com

    Based on Lewis Carrol’s classic tale, this full length ballet explores the fantastical realm of Wonderland and Alice’s adventures there. Beautifully choreographed dancers and top notch production values bring this timeless story to life.
    www.tysod.com or 770-998-0259

    Mar 26, 2016 (Sat)

    Roswell Dance Theatre Presents “Alice in Wonderland”

    March 26 at 10 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.; and 4 p.m.

    Orchestra $20; Balcony $15.
    Tickets go on sale March 1 at 10:00 a.m.: www.tututix.com

    Based on Lewis Carrol’s classic tale, this full length ballet explores the fantastical realm of Wonderland and Alice’s adventures there. Beautifully choreographed dancers and top notch production values bring this timeless story to life.
    www.tysod.com or 770-998-0259

    Mar 31, 2016 (Thu)
    10:00 am -- 5:00 pm

    Spring Native Plant Sale

    DSC_0369CNC Member Preview Sale – March 31st
    General Public Sale – April 1 – 2 and April 8 – 9

    Apr 01, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, April 1, 2016 until Tue, May 31, 2016.

    Roswell Photographic Society Art Exhibit at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

    Celebrating the people, places, and events that make the city such a wonderful place to live, work and play, focusing on everyday life that show how Roswellians honor the past and present to preserve our history.

    Apr 02, 2016 (Sat)

    This event is running from Sat, April 2, 2016 until Sun, April 3, 2016.

    Vintage Computer Festival

    vintage-computer-festivalClick Here for More Information!

    Apr 03, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Back to Your Roots Farm Fair

    Farm Fair 3The Back to your Roots Farm Fair will have you enjoying toe tapping music, outdoor games, meeting live farm animals from the ArtBarn, learning about spring, and getting back to your roots in the garden with demonstrations on every topic from composting to vegetable gardening while visiting a variety of vendors.

    Apr 04, 2016 (Mon)
    8:00 am -- 6:15 pm

    This event is running from Mon, April 4, 2016 until Fri, April 8, 2016.

    Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp

    Grades K-7th
    Registration Opens March 1, 2016

    What do you do when the kids are home for the spring break? Send them to Camp Kingfisher’s Spring Break Camp at CNC!

    Spring Break Camp is a 5-day camp experience filled with exciting animal encounters, outdoor play, and educational hikes exploring our 127 acres at CNC! Daily schedules include indoor and outdoor FUN built around spring ecology themes like “Forests-a-bloom” or “Spring Pollinators!” Come see the Chattahoochee River teaming wildlife and hike through our forest abloom with new flowers and bright green leaves. Of course, we’ll have lots of good ole’ camp fun like singing silly songs, laughing at camper skits, creating eco-crafts. This is a GREAT way to try out camp before the summer.

    There are many ways to secure registration for this awesome spring camp!  Check out the Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp page for more information and to secure your campers spot today!

    Apr 07, 2016 (Thu)
    7:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    This event is running from Thu, April 7, 2016 until Sun, April 24, 2016.

    (GET) Georgia Ensemble Theatre Presents: Yesterday & Today

    yesterday-todayWhat’s your favorite Beatles song? Rock to the music of The Beatles as YOU create the playlist for the night… EVERY NIGHT! First love, a first kiss, or a touching story about a parent or the loss of a loved one. Simply put, The Beatles’ music is the soundtrack to our lives. This show takes their incredible music and personalizes it with the stories and perspectives of audience members. It’s a nostalgic musical celebration with laughter and tears and personal stories that connect the audience and the band in a way that no other show can.

    Apr 08, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 5:00 pm

    Spring Native Plant Sale

    Daffodil 2CNC Member Preview Sale – March 31st
    General Public Sale – April 1 – 2 and April 8 – 9

    Apr 09, 2016 (Sat)
    11:00 am -- 3:00 pm

    Spring into Spring Day at Smith Plantation

    Come celebrate the awakening of Spring on  the beautiful Smith Plantation grounds while enjoying Open Hearth cooking, Free children’s games and crafts, and reduced rate Open House tours. For more information call Smith Plantation office at 770-641-3978 or contact Kristen Thomasberger at kthomasberger@roswellgov.com.

    Apr 10, 2016 (Sun)
    7:00 pm -- 9:00 pm

    This event is running from Sun, April 10, 2016 until Sun, October 9, 2016.

    Concert: Sundays on the River

    Sunset SipsExperience concerts at the Ben Brady Pavilion the 2nd Sunday of each month from April to October.  You may choose from reserved seating at tables on the pavilion deck or open lawn seating. Details on artists and ticket information coming soon.

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)
    Azalea Festival

    Leita Thompson Memorial Park Trail

    1200 Woodstock Road, (also called Hwy 92) Roswell GA 30075

    Azaleas bloom along the trails at Leita Thompson Park, where you will find a variety of wilder, deciduous, native azalea varieties and places where there are Chinese and Japanese varieties on display. The Asian varieties are found at the Pug Mabry rock area, near the off-lease and at the Memorial Garden. Azaleas bloom near the pound also.

    Since there are a variety of azaleas, the blooming season will be different, but you will enjoy the beauty of the trails as you seek out the azaleas.

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)

    This event is running from Mon, April 11, 2016 until Sat, April 30, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Children of CDA Kids Artwork

    Artwork created by the children of CDA Kids (Child Development Association) will be on exhibit at the Roswell Visitors Center. Their creativity will put a smile on your face.

    Location: Roswell Visitors Center – 617 Atlanta Street, Roswell GA

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)

    This event is running from Mon, April 11, 2016 until Sat, April 30, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Georgia Nature Photography Exhibit

    10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday; Noon – 5 p.m. Sunday.
    770-992-2055 ext. 238; www.chattnaturecenter.org

    Georgia Nature Photographers Association and CNC team up to present photographs by some of the state’s best photographers. The work will focus on azaleas and other beautiful blooms.

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)

    This event is running from Mon, April 11, 2016 until Sat, April 30, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Azalea Self-Guided tour and Scavenger Hunt

    Chattahoochee Nature Center
    9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075
    10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday; Noon – 5 p.m. Sunday
    770-992-2055 ext. 238; www.chattnaturecenter.org

    Grab a brochure and head out onto CNC’s 127 acres to view over 10 species of native azaleas highlighted on the property. The entire family can join in and kids can earn points in the Nature Exchange with the Azalea Scavenger Hunt.

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)
    9:30 am -- 10:00 am

    This event is running from Mon, April 11, 2016 until Mon, April 25, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Garden Tour Mondays at Barrington Hall

    Barrington Hall
    535 Barrington Drive – Roswell, GA 30075
    9:30 AM to 10:00 AM.
    770-640-3855; www.southerntrilogy.com
    Start your week on the right foot with a free tour of the historic gardens at Barrington Hall. The tour is led by staff horticulturist Janet Rigsby and begins at the main house back porch. No reservations are necessary but are appreciated.

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)
    10:00 am -- 5:00 pm

    This event is running from Mon, April 11, 2016 until Sat, April 30, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Nana’s Garden

    Art Center West
    A Clay Collective event
    1355 Woodstock Road
    Roswell, GA 30075

    770-641-3990; www.roswellclaycollective.com

    This gallery event will feature more than 500 clay flowers created by local artist and educator, Pam Arena. While each flower contains interestingly vibrant and personal imagery, the installation’s totality conveys the artist’s narrative of everyday life, loss, and the grieving process from the passing of her best friend and mother.  The exhibit will be available until May 7th, for those who do not get to see it during the Azalea Festival.

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)
    11:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    This event is running from Mon, April 11, 2016 until Fri, April 15, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Andretti Grill Dining Special

    11000 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076

    Andretti Grill will offer The Azalea Appetizer Special from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m;   $5 for each of their Mozzarella Triangles, Plain Quesadilla, Potato Skins or Pickle Chips. www.andrettikarting.com; 770-992-5688

    Apr 11, 2016 (Mon)
    8:00 pm -- 8:00 pm
    • For more information… website
      (770) 594-6232

    Azalea Festival

    Joe Gransden and Georgia Ensemble Theatre present Lady Sings The Blues

    Francine ReedFeaturing Music Hall of Fame Inductee Francine Reed, A Georgia Legend

    www.get.org

    Location:
    Roswell Cultural Arts Center

    950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA 30075

    Apr 12, 2016 (Tue)
    • Bank of North Georgia
      10446 Alpharetta Street
      Roswell GA 30075

    This event is running from Tue, April 12, 2016 until Sat, April 30, 2016.

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    Azalea Festival Invitational Art Exhibition

    The Azalea Festival is pleased to feature artwork by Ann Alexander, Diane Buffington, Mary Lou Carpenter, Joan Hilliard, Amanda Lovett and Autumn F. Strickland. Five original works will be exhibited by each of the artists. Paintings are available for viewing and for sale.

    The Exhibition is held at:

    Bank of North Georgia

    Apr 12, 2016 (Tue)
    10:00 am -- 12:00 pm

    This event is running from Tue, April 12, 2016 until Tue, April 26, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Artists in the Wild

    Chattahoochee Nature
    9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075
    10 a.m. – Noon
    770-992-2055 ext. 238;
    www.chattnaturecenter.org

    The Roswell Fine Arts Alliance and CNC team up to present “plein-air” artists on the grounds. Painters will be out in the gardens near the blooming nature azaleas, capturing them in their full blooms. Watch them as they paint, ask questions, and enjoy their work.

    Repeats weekly on April 12, 19, 26.

    Apr 12, 2016 (Tue)
    5:00 pm -- 7:30 pm
    • Bank of North Georgia
      10446 Alpharetta Street
      Roswell GA 30075

    Azalea Festival

    Opening Reception for the Azalea Festival Invitational Art Exhibition Meet The Artists!

    Held at Bank of North Georgia Atrium

    Free;

    Reservations Required – call 770-640-3253 Celebrate the Roswell Azalea Festival, Meet the Artists and enjoy the beautiful works of art by Ann Alexander, Diane Buffington, Mary Lou Carpenter, Joan Hilliard, Amanda Lovett and Autumn F. Strickland.

    Apr 13, 2016 (Wed)
    Azalea Festival

    Azalea Festival High Tea at Bulloch Hall

    Reservations Required; $45 per person
    Enjoy the rare occasion to have High Tea at Historic Bulloch Hall. Delicious tea sandwiches and sumptuous desserts will be served by ladies in period attire. 770-992-1731.

    Location: Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, GA 30075

    Apr 13, 2016 (Wed)

    This event is running from Wed, April 13, 2016 until Sun, April 17, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Yesterday and Today An Interactive Beatles Experience

    Yesterday & TodayWhat’s your favorite Beatles song? Rock to the music of The Beatles as YOU create the playlist for the night… EVERY NIGHT! No two performances will be the same. First love, a first kiss, or a touching story about a parent or the loss of a loved one. Simply put, The Beatles music is the soundtrack of our lives. This show takes this incredible music and personalizes it with the stories and perspectives of audience members. It’s a nostalgic musical celebration with laughter and tears and personal stories that connect the audience and the band in a way that no other show can. www.get.org

    Location: Roswell Cultural Arts Center – 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA 30075

    Apr 15, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, April 15, 2016 until Sat, December 31, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    ArtAround Roswell, A Sculpture tour

    Sculpture is displayed in 10 outdoor locations throughout the city.

    On-line map will give directions and you may view the sculptures at your convenience.

    Presented by: Roswell Arts Fund, Roswell Arts Commission, Roswell Recreation & Parks Department.

    ArtAround, a Sculpture Tour, is a temporary art installation at various outdoor sites in Roswell’s historic downtown and Roswell parks. One piece of sculpture, the Voter’s Choice, will be purchased as a permanent work of art for the City of Roswell by the Roswell Arts Fund.

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)

    Day of Hope – Roswell, GA

    www.hoperoswell.org

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)

    Homestretch Run the River Race

    www.runtheriver.org

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    Azalea Festival

    Opening Day Celebration & Ribbon Cutting at Roswell Farmers & Artisans Market

    www.roswellfam.com

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    Azalea Festival

    ArtAround – Kick-Off Party with the Artists

    Join the Cultural Services Department and the Roswell Arts Commission for a grand opening reception of the ArtAround. Several of the artists will be on hand to celebrate and answer questions about their sculptures. Games, food trucks, and muic will highlight the celebration.

    (Time to be announced)

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    Azalea Festival

    Run The River 5K/10K

    St. Andrews Catholic Church
    675 Riverside Road; Roswell 30075
    Presented by HomeStretch
    770-642-9185;
    Reservations & Information: www.active.com/roswell-ga/run 5K, 10K, fun run/walk, great for serious and casual runners, walkers, and families. Scenic run along the river, flat and fast. Great post-race party with food, music, raffle prizes. Awards in all categories of runners. Benefits Homestretch (see homestretch.org for information about the charity).

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    Azalea Festival

    Charles Andrews, President of the Native Azalea and Rhododendron Society Presents Program

    Roswell Garden Club and Archibald Smith Plantation In honor of the Roswell Azalea Festival Present Charles Andrews, President of the Native Azalea and Rhododendron Society.

    (parking in Cultural Arts Center) Rain or Shine, 770-641-3978; www.southerntrilogy.com

    Mr. Andrews has long been interested in utilizing native plants in landscaping. He has transplanted wild Rhododendrons and Magnolias with other native species to his own landscape and cataloged hundreds of colors, size, shape and growing needs. He is a strong advocate for use of these beautiful, drought-tolerant plants.

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    9:00 am -- 5:00 pm

    This event is running from Sat, April 16, 2016 until Sun, April 17, 2016.

    Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification

    mushroom picture9 am – 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday

    Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification (Approved by SCDHEC and GADPH)

    2016 taught personally by Tradd Cotter at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Cowie Weiss Theater.

    5 year mushroom foraging permit for South Carolina, Georgia and Code 13 Approved States. This permit will allow for sale of wild foraged mushrooms in the State of South Carolina and Georgia. Registered participants will receive a study guide and slides 1 week ahead of the class.

    Join us in the beautiful foothills of Upstate Georgia at the wonderfully designed Chattahoochee Nature Center! This class will accommodate up to 50 attendees, right in the heart of Morel season. Mushroom Mountain has reserved the Cowie Weiss Theater and will also have a break room set up for snacks and beverages. Smoking, pets, and fishing is not permitted anywhere on the Nature Center grounds. Food and lodging is available immediately off-site, but you can bring your own lunch.

    Taught personally by Tradd Cotter, authorized DHEC and GADPH Mushroom Hunting Instructor. This permit may be valid in other states that have adopted a Code 13 policy, your state will need to contact us to evaluate and approve this permit for your state’s food safety authority.

    Registration:

    The fee for the 2 day class is $463.  Please visit the Mushroom Mountain website for more information and to register on line.

    Limited to 30 people, and no refunds will be available for this event.

    Please direct questions to Mushroom Mountain.  This event is located at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, but it is presented by Mushroom Mountain and they will be the best resource for answering any questions.

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    10:00 am -- 12:00 pm
    Azalea Festival

    6th District Congressional Art Exhibition

    Roswell Visual Arts Center
    (located in Roswell Area Park at 10495 Woodstock Road) Free 770-594-6122; www.roswellgov.com. This annual competition is presented by Congressman Tom Price and Roswell Visual Arts Center. Exhibition features work by the talented youth from the 6th Congressional District. Winners of this competition will exhibit at our nation’s capitol.

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    6:00 pm -- 10:00 pm

    Clay and Cuisine – A date night! (workshop)

    Art Center on Fouts Road

    $56 Roswell residents; $84 non-resident.

    Spend an evening with your date creating works of art, both the clay kind and the gourmet meal kind. Spend the first part of the evening in the clay studio creating a masterpiece and the second part of the evening will be held upstairs in the culinary classroom preparing a wonderful 3-course meal to enjoy. Adult beverages permitted – must be 21 and older on the date of the event. $20 lab fee per couple (only one person must register). www.roswellgov.com

    Apr 16, 2016 (Sat)
    8:30 pm -- 11:00 pm
    Azalea Festival

    Roswell Ghost Tour

    SPECIAL: Roswell Ghost Tour Azalea Give-Away Night!

    Reservations Required
    $15 per adult; $10 for ages 12 and under
    770-649-9922;  www.roswellghosttour.com

    Registered participants meet at Roswell’s Historic Town Square (Intersection of Hwy. 9 & Hwy. 120).

    After the walking tour that shares stories of the spirits said to dwell behind the mansion walls and the toilsome tales of the mill village, each participant will go home with an Azalea plant.  Roswell Ghost Tour is owned and operated by paranormal investigators and has among its many recognitions the title of Best Ghost Tour in the Atlanta area.

    Other tours will be held on April 15, 22, 23, 29 & 30 but will not feature the Azalea give-away.

    Apr 17, 2016 (Sun)
    • For more information… website

      High School:
      (770) 641-8688
      Middle School:
      (770) 640-8037

    Azalea Festival

    Azalea Festival GALA to benefit The Cottage School

    The Cottage SchoolThis event begins with a reception on the patio overlooking Vickery Creek, followed by dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions and special guests. The event will be held at Ivy Hall at Roswell Mill (85 Mill Street). Reservations are required.

    For additional information and tickets please contact http://cottageschoolazalea16.auction-bid.org

    Apr 17, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 5:00 pm

    Nature Merit Badge

    FlyingDuring this clinic, our Certified Merit Badge Counselors explain the connection between the soil, the plants, and all animal life. Understanding this connection, and the impact we have upon it, is important to preserving the wilderness as well as to our own well-being as members of the web of nature. Our Certified Merit Badge Counselors are ready to lead the way as the scouts dive head first into ecology; air, water, and land pollution discussions and activities; plus endangered species and conservation. $35 Per Scout, Register by April 15 (limited spaces)

    To register email scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org or call 770-992-2055 x237 to register. Learn more about Girl and Boy Scout programs offered at CNC by emailing the Scout Coordinator.

    Apr 18, 2016 (Mon)
    • For more information… website

      High School:
      (770) 641-8688
      Middle School:
      (770) 640-8037

    Azalea Festival

    Azalea Festival Invitational Golf Tournament to benefit The Cottage School

    The Cottage SchoolThis invitational golf tournament will be held at Brookfield Country Club, 100 Willow Run, in Roswell, GA. Shotgun Start at 12 noon. Post tournament trophy presentation and Business Networking Reception will also highlight the event. To purchase tickets please visit http://cottageschoolazalea16.auction-bid.org

    Apr 18, 2016 (Mon)
    11:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    This event is running from Mon, April 18, 2016 until Fri, April 22, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Andretti Grill Dining Special

    11000 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076

    Andretti Grill will offer The Azalea Appetizer Special from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m;   $5 for each of their Mozzarella Triangles, Plain Quesadilla, Potato Skins or Pickle Chips. www.andrettikarting.com; 770-992-5688

    Apr 20, 2016 (Wed)
    6:00 pm -- 7:00 pm
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      (770) 594-6232

    This event is running from Wed, April 20, 2016 until Sun, April 24, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Yesterday and Today An Interactive Beatles Experience

    Yesterday & TodayWhat’s your favorite Beatles song? Rock to the music of The Beatles as YOU create the playlist for the night… EVERY NIGHT! No two performances will be the same. First love, a first kiss, or a touching story about a parent or the loss of a loved one. Simply put, The Beatles music is the soundtrack of our lives. This show takes this incredible music and personalizes it with the stories and perspectives of audience members. It’s a nostalgic musical celebration with laughter and tears and personal stories that connect the audience and the band in a way that no other show can. www.get.org

    Location: Roswell Cultural Arts Center – 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA 30075

    Apr 22, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, April 22, 2016 until Sun, April 24, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    The Atlanta Jazz Party

    atlanta-jazz-party3 Days, 1 Stage, 25 All-stars, a recipe for a great party.

    DoubleTree Hotel – Roswell Georgia

    The 2016 lineup welcomes first timer from New York City, Molly Ryan, swinging New Orleans Trumpet player Duke Heitger along with Ed Polcer. Dan Barrett and John Allred on trombone. Ed Metz and Danny Coots on drums. Welcoming back Atlanta Jazz Party favorites: on clarinet – Evan Christopher and Tom Fischer; on guitar Chris Flory and our national treasure Bucky Pizzarelli; Bassists Jim Ferguson and Paul Keller; Award-winning pianist Rossano Sportiello and of course, John Cocuzzi on vibes, piano and vocals.

    Atlanta Jazz Party: www.atlantajazzparty.com Hotel Reservations: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/A/ATLRSDT-AJP-20160421/index.jhtml

    Apr 22, 2016 (Fri)

    This event is running from Fri, April 22, 2016 until Sat, April 30, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Roswell Ghost Tour

    A walking tour that shares stories of the spirits said to dwell behind the mansion walls and the toilsome tales of the mill village.  Roswell Ghost Tour is owned and operated by paranormal investigators and has among its many recognitions the title of Best Ghost Tour in the Atlanta area.

    Tours will be held on April 22, 23, 29 & 30.

    Apr 23, 2016 (Sat)
    10:00 am -- 3:00 pm

    Scout Day

    Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts can come and earn work toward merit badges in Cooking, Native American Lore, and American Heritage. Open Hearth Cooking, and Native American Demonstrators will be presented, Guided tours for groups will also be provided.  To be conducted for groups of 10 or more, $10 per child. Reservations required, To register or for more information call Smith Plantation office at 770-641-3978 or contact Kristen Thomasberger at kthomasberger@roswellgov.com.

    Apr 23, 2016 (Sat)
    7:00 pm -- 9:00 pm
    Azalea Festival
    Apr 25, 2016 (Mon)
    11:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    This event is running from Mon, April 25, 2016 until Fri, April 29, 2016.

    Azalea Festival

    Andretti Grill Dining Special

    11000 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076

    Andretti Grill will offer The Azalea Appetizer Special from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m;   $5 for each of their Mozzarella Triangles, Plain Quesadilla, Potato Skins or Pickle Chips. www.andrettikarting.com; 770-992-5688

    Apr 28, 2016 (Thu)
    6:00 pm -- 8:00 pm

    This event is running from Thu, April 28, 2016 until Thu, September 22, 2016.

    Sunset Sips

    11896401_10153536589017973_6690631091616998183_oJoin us after regular opening hours for a relaxing evening strolling the grounds, listening to music and enjoying refreshments! Details will be posted soon!

    Apr 28, 2016 (Thu)
    6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Sunset Sips: Wes Yoakam

    Sunset Sips - Wes YoakamApril’s performer is Wes Yoakam, who will be sure to have you on your feet and singing, or at least bobbing your head along to some of the best acoustic covers of everything from current pop to classic rock. His tunes will bring you notes of Peter Gabriel, Tom Petty, U2, and more. Wes began his professional music career in the fertile music ground of Athens, GA. The band sold out the local 1000 seat Georgia Theatre consistently and toured the country from Georgia to New York to Colorado to Michigan and back again. After an 8 year run as an entertainer in the world’s greatest ski bar: “The Club” in Vail, Wes returned to Atlanta and has set up FS Studios and is working on producing and recording area artists. He can now be found producing tracks for Atlanta area artists out of his new FS Studios in East Atlanta and playing around the Atlanta area as a solo and ensemble artist. Check him out at https://www.reverbnation.com/wesyoakam

    Apr 29, 2016 (Fri)
    6:00 pm -- 9:00 pm

    This event is running from Fri, April 29, 2016 until Fri, October 28, 2016.

    Family Food Truck Fridays

    April 29 & May 27,June 24, July 29, August 26, September30, October 28

    Last Friday of the Month from April – October.
    Riverside Park.
    On the last Friday of the month – join us at Riverside park for great food and fun.

    Apr 30, 2016 (Sat)
    Azalea Festival

    Roswell Azalea Festival Harvest Dinner

    Roswell Farmers &Artisans MarketPresented by Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market www.roswellfam.com

    Apr 30, 2016 (Sat)
    9:00 am -- 3:00 pm
    Azalea Festival

    Garden Faire at Bulloch Hall

    Presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners. Free, on the grounds of Bulloch Hall.

    Garden Fair contact: 678-315-1012 or Ethridge@bellsouth.net

    (Rain or Shine)

    Coffee, baked goods, fleatique, informational speakers, vendors, musical entertainment, plant & garden-related vendors, Pass-Along-Plant sale and flats ready to sell.

    Apr 30, 2016 (Sat)
    11:00 am -- 1:00 pm
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  • Hide & Seek Art in the Park & RESOURCE Fair

    We would love to invite you to come SEE and FEEL where HOPE resides. Jacob’s Ladder is partnering with Roswell Recreation and Parks for our 4th annual HIDE & SEEK ART and RESOURCE FAIR at Roswell Park on April 30th from 11am-1pm. There will be several fun activities taking place in and around the park as we welcome the spring season by celebrating the impact of art on its community, while providing resources for children and families with specific needs.

    Apr 30, 2016 (Sat)
    11:00 am -- 1:00 pm
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  • Hide & Seek Art in the Park & RESOURCE Fair

    Jacob’s Ladder is partnering with Roswell Recreation and Parks for our 4th annual HIDE & SEEK ART and RESOURCE FAIR at Roswell Park on April 30th from 11am-1pm. There will be several fun activities taking place in and around the park as we welcome the spring season by celebrating the impact of art on its community, while providing resources for children and families with specific needs.

    Apr 30, 2016 (Sat)
    12:00 pm -- 6:00 pm
    Azalea Festival

    Roswell Beer Festival

    Saturday, April 30th, 2016
    12pm-6pm
    Historic Roswell Town Square
    Craft Beer Festival with food vendors, live music.
    Fundraiser for STAR House Foundation

    Details and Information www.roswellbeerfest.com

    May 07, 2016 (Sat)

    This event is running from Sat, May 7, 2016 until Sat, October 1, 2016.

    Riverside Sounds Concerts

    RiverSideSounds2011LogoMay 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1
    First Saturday of each month (May – October).
    Riverside Park – 575 Riverside Road; Free.

    The annual Roswell Riverside Sounds concert series is hosted at Riverside Park. Food trucks will be on location for each concert. A schedule of performers will be available at www.RoswellRiversideSounds.com

    May 07, 2016 (Sat)
    1:00 pm -- 3:00 pm

    Tea with Beatrix Potter at Barrington Hall

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    This springtime tradition features beloved author “Beatrix Potter,” played by Atlanta actress, Holly Stevenson, as she brings to life her friends Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Tom Kitten and others, through captivating story-telling and puppet mastery. Tea will be served in the formal garden, along with lots of games. Attendance is limited and admission is $10 per person. For reservations, call Barrington Hall at 770-640-3855.

    May 07, 2016 (Sat)
    8:00 pm -- 10:00 pm

    Live! In Roswell presents The Second City

    the-second-cityThe Second City, $35, $40
    Tickets Available Here
    The Second City knows a few things about love – they’ve been laughing about relationships for over 55 years. Hooking Up with The Second City makes mirth out of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures, and all the crazy things we do for love. This gaspingly funny revue is a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between.

    May 08, 2016 (Sun)
    1:00 pm -- 3:00 pm

    Mother’s Day Open House at Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation

    All three historic homes will be open for free visits this Mother’s Day! Visitors are asked to bring a non-perishable item or canned goods which will be donated to North Fulton Charities.

    For further information call Barrington Hall at 770-640-3855, Bulloch Hall at 770-992-1731 or Smith Plantation at 770-641-3978.

    May 08, 2016 (Sun)
    1:00 pm -- 3:00 pm

    Mother’s Day Open House

    Smith Plantation will be open for free visits this Mother’s Day. Visitors are asked to bring a non-perishable item or canned goods, which will be donated to North Fulton Charities. FREE

    May 14, 2016 (Sat)
    6:00 pm -- 10:00 pm

    Design & Dine – A date night! (workshop)

    Art Center on Fouts Road

    $56 Roswell residents; $84 non-resident.

    Spend an evening with your date creating works of art, both the clay kind and the gourmet meal kind. Spend the first part of the evening in the clay studio creating a masterpiece and the second part of the evening will be held upstairs in the culinary classroom preparing a wonderful 3-course meal to enjoy. Adult beverages permitted – must be 21 and older on the date of the event. $20 lab fee per couple (only one person must register). www.roswellgov.com

    May 14, 2016 (Sat)
    6:30 pm -- 11:00 pm

    Rockin’ at the River

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    Enjoy an evening of food, music, drinks and dancing on the beautifully lit grounds of the Chattahoochee Nature Center.  Don’t miss the unique experiences in our live and silent auctions.  All proceeds support CNC’s efforts to connect people to nature and preserve our vital water source the Chattahoochee River.  Individual tickets, patron tickets and sponsorship available.

    Visit the Rockin’ at the River website for more information or call 770-992-2055 x226.

    May 15, 2016 (Sun)

    Roswell Cycling Festival

    Featuring: Mayor’s Ride, Roswell Criterium, and the Kiwanis’ Kids Bicycle Rodeo
    Click Here for More Information!

    May 22, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 5:00 pm

    Canoeing Merit Badge

    canoe 6Earn your Canoeing Merit Badge with one of CNC’s expert River Canoe Guides. You’ll spend an entire afternoon learning the ins and outs of canoeing safety, equipment, and operation from a seasoned paddler that has fantastic tips to help you get out on the water safely to enjoy a summer full of fun. $40 per scout; Register by May 20th.

    To register email scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org or call 770-992-2055 x237 to register. Learn more about Girl and Boy Scout programs offered at CNC by emailing the Scout Coordinator.

    May 26, 2016 (Thu)
    6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

    Sunset Sips: Sainte Jane

    Sunset Sips - Lauren St JaneMay’s performer is Sainte Jane, which is the lovely two piece band – Lauren St. Jane and Jeremy Ezell. Their performances will bring you notes of Lucinda Williams, Linda Rondstat, and Bonnie Raitt. From the southern roots of Georgia comes Lauren St. Jane with her own combination of country swagger and Americana rock. This fiery, female-fronted band offers a raw sound complimented by strong, alluring vocals, ripping licks, and lyrics you’d expect from a true redhead. In both song and sound, Lauren St. Jane is a collective drink that goes down smooth but leaves a beckoning burn for more – a classic country shot with a modern Americana aftertaste. Check them out at https://www.reverbnation.com/laurenstjane

    May 30, 2016 (Mon)

    Roswell Memorial Day Ceremony & Picnic

    RoswellGeorgia’s largest Memorial Day Celebration, held on the grounds of Roswell City Hall. Military displays, Military Ceremony, concert on the lawn follows the ceremony. www.roswellmemorialday.com

    Jun 03, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    “Hot Hot Hot” – Cowgirl Studios

    Exhibition and sale of clay, painting, jewelry, sculpture and fine art from Nicole Merkens and Heiða Halldórsdóttir.

    Opening Friday June. 3rd. 6:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

    Open daily from 10-2pm (except on weekends-call for appointment)

    Cowgirl Studios

    31 Oak Street STE B (Backside of SHOPS OF SOCA)
    Roswell, Ga 30075
    (404) 590-6240
    www.cowgirl-studios.com

    Jun 04, 2016 (Sat)

    River Run for Hope

    www.riverrunforhope.com

    Jun 04, 2016 (Sat)

    This event is running from Sat, June 4, 2016 until Sun, June 5, 2016.

    17th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

    image-150Visit CNC Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th for the 17th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

    Jun 06, 2016 (Mon)

    This event is running from Mon, June 6, 2016 until Sun, July 31, 2016.

    Butterfly Encounter

    image-237June 6 – July 31 – Monday t0 Saturday from 10 am t0 4:30 pm and Sunday 12 pm to 4:30 pm

    Jun 11, 2016 (Sat)

    The 31st Annual Magnolia Ball for the preservation of Bulloch Hall

    Enjoy an elegant black-tie evening at the Dunwoody Country Club. Dancing to “The Grapevine”, Dinner, Silent Auction. A wonderful evening for an historic cause! Call Pam Billingsley for reservations, 770-992-1731. $150 per person.

    Jun 11, 2016 (Sat)

    Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival

    chatt-river-raceEvery year, paddlers of all ages and skill levels take to the water in June for the Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival. Organized and presented by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) in partnership with the National Park Service and the city of Roswell, the event celebrates the Chattahoochee River and fosters a sense of community around the river.

    Jun 11, 2016 (Sat)
    10:00 am -- 5:00 pm

    Lavender Festival at Barrington Hall

    Barrington Hall presents its fifth annual Roswell Lavender Festival. This annual festival was inspired by Ms. Evelyn Simpson, Barrington Hall’s own lavender queen. Join us as we celebrate summer with all things lavender. Discover the many varieties, uses and folk remedies associated with this ancient plant. Demonstrations, children’s activities, antiques, vendors, food samples, music and many more surprises. On the grounds of Historic Barrington Hall. Free to the public. www.southerntrilogy.com

    Jun 11, 2016 (Sat)
    8:00 pm -- 10:00 pm

    Live! In Roswell presents Edwin McCain

    Edwin-McCainAn Evening with Edwin McCain, $35, $40
    Tickets Available Here
    Edwin McCain’s voice is everywhere. At any given moment, a radio station is playing one of his songs. An American Idol hopeful is belting out “I’ll Be.” A newlywed couple is dancing to “I Could Not Ask for More.” McCain’s innate ability to write and perform songs that somehow every listener claims as their own has made him one of the most enduring and downright likable entertainers of our generation.

    Jun 18, 2016 (Sat)
    7:00 am -- 10:00 am

    Possum Trot 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run

    Help support the wildlife and programs at the Chattahoochee Nature Center by running in the Possum Trot 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run!

    Jun 20, 2016 (Mon)
    9:30 am -- 1:30 pm

    This event is running from Mon, June 20, 2016 until Thu, June 23, 2016.

    ‘Through the Looking Glass’ Camp for Girls at Bulloch Hall

    Ten lucky little girls will spend the week from 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. doing fun stuff at Bulloch Hall.

    $200 per child

    Jul 10, 2016 (Sun)

    Hospitality Highway Century Ride

    ga-hh-centure-logoDon’t miss the opportunity to ride your bicycle on a section of Georgia 400 and in the beautiful communities that surround it.

    Jul 11, 2016 (Mon)
    9:30 am -- 3:30 pm

    This event is running from Mon, July 11, 2016 until Fri, July 15, 2016.

    Camp Rough Riders where History is made fun, at Bulloch Hall

    For kids 6 – 11. Ice cream churning, candle dipping, open hearth cooking, 19th century games and more.

    $200 per child

    Jul 18, 2016 (Mon)

    This event is running from Mon, July 18, 2016 until Fri, July 22, 2016.

    Manners Camp – Bulloch Hall

    Presented by the Barnwell School of Etiquette

    Aug 05, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    “Bothered” – Cowgirl Studios

    Exhibition and sale of clay, painting, jewelry, sculpture and fine art from Nicole Merkens and Heiða Halldórsdóttir.

    Opening Friday August. 5th. 6:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served. Open daily from 10-2pm (except on weekends-call for appointment)

    Cowgirl Studios

    31 Oak Street STE B (Backside of SHOPS OF SOCA)
    Roswell, Ga 30075
    (404) 590-6240
    www.cowgirl-studios.com

    Aug 07, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Water Day

    image-325The community cools off during this annual fun day all about water.  Play in the sprinkler soaker, see giant bubbles, enjoy crafts, games and wildlife encounters.

    Aug 13, 2016 (Sat)

    Area 13.1 Alien Half Marathon

    www.alienhalf.com

    Sep 02, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    “Presence” – Cowgirl Studios

    Exhibition and sale of clay, painting, jewelry, sculpture and fine art from Nicole Merkens and Heiða Halldórsdóttir.

    Opening Friday Sept. 2nd. 6:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

    Open daily from 10-2pm (except on weekends-call for appointment)

    Cowgirl Studios

    31 Oak Street STE B (Backside of SHOPS OF SOCA)
    Roswell, Ga 30075
    (404) 590-6240
    www.cowgirl-studios.com

    Sep 18, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Outdoor Skills Day

    outdoorFall is the best time to explore and enjoy being outside.  Scouts, hikers, and campers can all gain new skills as you learn fire building, canoeing, tree ID, and cooking skills in the outdoors.

    Sep 22, 2016 (Thu)

    This event is running from Thu, September 22, 2016 until Sat, September 24, 2016.

    Fall Native Plant Sale

    Florida Flame Azalea, Rhododendron austrinum orange redCNC Member Preview Sale – September 22nd

    Public Sale – September 23rd and 24th

    Oct 02, 2016 (Sun)

    Roswell Wine Festival

    This event provides an exceptional experience for wine enthusiasts, supports the business community, and benefits local charities. A wonderful way to experience historic Roswell and outstanding wines.

    www.roswellwinefestival.com

    Oct 03, 2016 (Mon)
    10:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    “Mini Skull Workshop” – Cowgirl Studios

    Drop in anytime 6-9pm Come make a clay skull for the fall. $20 includes, instruction, clay, one firing, and color wash  Exhibition and sale of clay, painting, jewelry, sculpture and fine art from Nicole Merkens and Heiða Halldórsdóttir Runs through the end of October.

    Opening Friday Oct. 3rd. 6:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

    Open daily from 10-2pm ( except on weekends- call for appointment)

    Cowgirl Studios

    31 Oak Street STE B (Backside of SHOPS OF SOCA)
    Roswell, Ga 30075
    (404) 590-6240
    www.cowgirl-studios.com

    Oct 16, 2016 (Sun)
    1:00 pm -- 4:00 pm

    Harvest on the Hooch

    H on the HJoin us for this unique Farm to Table Garden Fest complete with tastings prepared by our favorite local restaurants and caterers.  Harvest on the Hooch will allow you to enjoy samplings of local craft beers and wine, Bluegrass music, Games, Alpacas and other surprise farm guests!  Supporting this garden helps those in need, by providing fresh produce to the Food Pantry at North Fulton Community Charity each week.  It is our goal to educate the community on the value and environmental benefits of the ‘farm-to-table’ movement.  Meet some real ‘foodies’ and learn about adding healthy fresh foods to your diet as you party with us! Contact DeAnn Fordham for details at 770-992-2055 x 226.

    Oct 21, 2016 (Fri)
    6:30 pm -- 10:00 pm

    This event is running from Fri, October 21, 2016 until Sat, October 29, 2016.

    Halloween Hikes

    Friday and Saturday, October 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th – 6:30 pm

    Want some family oriented/non-scary fall fun? Come to the CNC for one of our staff’s favorite festivals! Not only will you meet several of our favorite costumed characters on your hike on one of our lit wooded trails, but you will be able to make crafts, play games, create music and roast s’mores by our campfire, and MORE! It’s an event that will leave you wanting more.

    Nov 04, 2016 (Fri)
    10:00 am -- 2:00 pm

    “Holiday Show and Sale” – Cowgirl Studios

    Exhibition and Holiday sale of clay, painting, jewelry, sculpture and fine art from Nicole Merkens and Heiða Halldórsdóttir.

    Runs thru Nov, 2016. Opening Friday Nov. 4th. 6:00-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

    Open daily from 10-2pm (except on weekends-call for appointment)

    Cowgirl Studios

    31 Oak Street STE B (Backside of SHOPS OF SOCA)
    Roswell, Ga 30075
    (404) 590-6240
    www.cowgirl-studios.com

    Dec 03, 2016 (Sat)
    10:00 am -- 5:00 pm
    Roswell Christmas Event

    Back to Nature Holiday Market and Festival

    OUR GIFT TO THE COMMUNITY IS FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION TO CNC

    Meet over Forty Fine Arts Artisans,  Artisans of the Farm and Kitchen and Instrumental Artisans – all while supporting local crafts-persons and Fair Trade.  Our market contains local vendors selling their hand-made, eco-friendly goods for your holiday gift giving.  These skilled entrepreneurs make unique items that you won’t find in retail stores.  Buy local this Holiday Season and help our economy! Avoid crowded malls.

    Meet talented entrepreneurs and local vendors selling holiday gifts galore!  Last year we had a wide variety of vendors and many of them will be returning again this year. Visit our Nature Store for unique eco-friendly gifts, fun nature toys and games, nature related books perfect for you and your favorite nature lovers.  You can also purchase gift memberships to CNC for your friends and family!  Nature Exchange Traders can find a fun gift for parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters!

    PLEASE CARPOOL! Free parking, but limited spaces, please help us and the earth by carpooling!  Some vendors only take cash or check.

    Dec 11, 2016 (Sun)
    12:00 pm -- 4:00 pm
    Roswell Christmas Event

    Reindeer Day

    reindeer smileDon your holiday hats and get your jingle bells ready! A CNC winter tradition returns for its 6th year. Come out for a day all about winter animals and holiday cheer. Join us for these fun activities; straight from the wintery north (North Cobb that is) meet live reindeer that bring the magic and tradition of the holidays alive for the entire family!

    Learn all about how native Georgia animals are adapted for southern winters and meet one of CNC’s resident wildlife during our Creature Feature.

    (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)