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October
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47th Great Locomotive Chase Festival
October 2nd - 4th
Friday - Sunday
Adairsville Downtown Public Square

 

Arts and crafts festival in celebration of the events of Andrews' Raiders Civil War escapade. Enjoy carnival rides, craft and vendor booths, music and entertainment, food, plus a parade, pageants, and evening concerts. $3 Admission Fee - Friday and Saturday and FREE on Sunday.

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9th Annual Cornerstone Community Challenge
5K Run Walk and Health Fair
October 3rd - Saturday
Poplar Square Shopping Center
5886 Wendy Bagwell Pkwy - Hiram

 

Benefiting Shepherd's Rest Ministries, Inc. Women's Shelter

 

The run/walk will continue to include the Silver Comet Trail and will be an event for all ages and abilities. The event will include refreshments, music and a health and business fair for the entire family.

 

Additional Information Here

cedartown fall festival

Cedartown Fall Festival
October 3rd - Saturday
9:00am - 3:00pm
609 South Main Street
Cedartown

 

The Cedartown Fall Festival is an annual event which brings families from across the region to the Downtown Historic District for a day of food, live bands and old fashioned community fun. Watch the parade, listen to the live bands, enjoy a fried pie or funnel cake and purchase hand made items. There will be something to delight the whole family from tots to gramps.

 

For More Information, Call 770-748-2090

taste of villa rica 2015

A Taste of Villa Rica @ The Mill
October 3rd - Saturday // 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Mill in Historic Downtown Villa Rica

 

Visit The Mill in Historic Downtown Villa Rica for a taste of over 20 local restaurants, games for the kids, arts and crafts, and a day of family fun. All proceeds go to support the Lions projects to help the visually impaired.

 

For more information, call 678-840-1212.

mableton food trucks

Mableton Food Trucks
October 8th - Thursday
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Mable House Complex
Mableton

 

Good Food, Arts & Crafts, Live Music! Bring the Family, Eat Dinner, and Enjoy the Music and Fun!

 

Additional Information Here

marietta square artists market

Marietta Square Artists Market
October 10th - Saturday
9:00am - 2:00pm
Marietta Square

 

This open-air fine arts market showcases the best of local, handmade Art and fine crafts.

 

Additional Information Here

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Paulding Fine Arts Fall Festival
October 10th - Saturday
10:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Downtown Dallas

 

Local Artists as well as new emerging artists and craft makers are being invited to showcase their finest original art work.

 

Festival Food is provided by local civic groups. Continuous free entertainment with a variety of music, crowd-pleasing performances and fun activities for the children. Hope to see YOU there!

 

Additional Information Here

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Meccafest Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
October 10th & 11th / Saturday - Sunday
10:00am to 5:00pm
Carrollton

 

The festival features fine artists from across the country that have been chosen by a jury process to participate. Eat on site at a 1950's diner or one of Carrollton's fine surrounding restaurants. Free children's activities and entertainment are provided.

 

Additional Information Here

Mable House Free Candlelight Concert, featuring Milkshake
October 10th - Saturday
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre
Mableton

 

Presenting Milkshake Mayfield and the Milkshake Quintet (MSQ). Bringing you the best in smooth jazz and gospel music. World renowned trumpeter and flugelhorn player, Milkshake has traveled the world and played with the likes of Dizzie Gillespie, Duke Ellington and Wynton Marsalis.

 

Experience the music for yourself on Milkshake's latest CD, In My Time, available now. Let the smooth, soothing sound of Milkshake and the MSQ take you away to a place of quiet relaxation.

 

For More Information, Call 770-819-3285

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Don Williams
The Gentle Giant
October 15th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

 

Don William’s music is the stuff of experience. Like a fine wine, as Don has matured then the songs have even deeper emotional resonance.

 

This is a man who has lived life, who knows the depth of feeling and emotion ordinary people are capable of, not only in Texas, but in all the other places where his straightforward simplicity has made its mark the – Brazil, Britain, Ireland, Africa, Australia, Finland, Norway and many more.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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A Tribute to John Denver
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon
October 16th - Friday; 7:30pm
Dallas Theater

 

Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon have toured the country together delighting audiences with their talent, warmth and humor.  Collins and Boulder Canyon have gone on to tour from coast to coast to pay tribute to the music of John Denver.

 

Although you may detect some similarities in voice and appearance, Chris Collins brings amazing energy to the stage as an award-winning singer, songwriter and entertainer  Collins and Boulder Canyon are not an impersonation act, but seek to honor John Denver’s legacy with fresh energy and musical integrity.

 

  • Main Level: $25.00 Regular; $22.00 Discount
  • Balcony: $20.00 Regular; $18.00 Discount
  • Purchase Online Tickets HERE. For Discount Tickets, Contact the Theatre's Box Office at 678-363-0813.

 

Additional Information Here

 

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Harvest Square Arts and Crafts Festival
October 17th - Saturday
9:00am to 6:00pm
Historic Marietta Square

 

In addition to a wide variety of arts and crafts items, the festival includes Halloween Happenings for children. Carnival games and lots of prizes will thrill the little ones.

 

The show setting is at Glover Park in the historic Marietta Square. The Square is the home of many antique and specialty stores, excellent restaurants and interesting things to do.

 

After the vendors have closed for the evening stick around for the 5th Annual Marietta Zombie Walk benefiting MUST Ministries.

 

Additional Information Here

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Friday Nights Under The Lights -- High School Football in Paulding!

 

  • East Paulding Raiders -- Hiram Hornets
  • North Paulding Wolfpack - Paulding County Patriots
  • South Paulding Spartans

 

Additional Information Here

cartersville bluegrass folk festival

Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival
October 17th - Saturday
11:00am to 9:00pm
One Friendship Plaza
Cartersville

 

Throughout the event will be food and beverage vendors, arts & crafts, and more. The Firehouse Stage will be open from 11 AM-7 PM and is near the Coosa Valley Credit Union Kid's Corner for children of all ages with free face painting, bounce houses, games and contests.

 

Additional Information Here or Call 770-607-3480.

taste of acworth

2015 Taste of Acworth
October 17th - Saturday
Main Street - Downtown Acworth
10:00am - 6:00pm

 

Main Street Acworth, GA will come alive with the all the best that Acworth has to offer! There will be over 120 booths, lots of food, all types of children's activities, sponsor booths and admission is FREE.

 

There will be two entertainment stages featuring local entertainment, a dog show, fashion show, and more.

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Golden City Car Cruise-In
October 17th - Saturday; 5:00pm
The Mill Amphitheater
Villa Rica - Downtown

 

Door Prizes; Cake Walks; Music; Raffles; 50/50 Drawings; Food Vendors; and More! Come out and have some Great Fun, and Enjoy Villa Rica's Historic Downtown!

 

Additional Information Here

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13th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium
October 22nd - 25th // Thursday - Sunday
Booth Western Art Museum - Cartersville

 

Join the Booth Western Art Museum for this four-day celebration of the West with art and history lectures, children's activities, pioneer demonstrations, re-enactments of historic Western gunfights, Native American dancing, and much more.

 

Additional Information on Complete Schedule, Festival Admission and Concert Prices HERE.

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Dailey & Vincent
October 22nd - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

 

Dailey & Vincent is one of the top Bluegrass bands in America. From the very beginning of their partnership in late 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent were rapidly embraced by Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel music fans around the world.

 

The concoction of their fantastically powerful vocal blends, 4 awardwinning studio albums, and heavy touring schedule places them in a very elite group of talent: recognized by the music industry as 3-time IBMA Entertainer of The Year, 3- time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, 2-time Grammy nominee (Bluegrass Album of the Year and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group), and Dove Award winners.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Hot Rods on Main Cruise-In
October 23rd - Friday // 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Downtown Douglasville

 

Hot Rods on Main brings revving entertainment to downtown Douglasville! Featuring cool hot rods, a live musical performance, and tons of vendors, this event is sure to spark fun for attendees.

 

Come check out some of the area's coolest classic, muscle, and other high-performance vehicles, or showcase your ride at the coolest event in Douglasville.

 

For More Information, Call 678-449-3102

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Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival
October 23rd - 24th
Friday - Saturday
Fifth Third Bank Stadium
Kennesaw

 

This Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival featuring amazing Balloon Glows, Trick-or-Treating, Tethered Balloon Rides, Harvest Beer Tents, Vendor Marketplace, Sports Bar, Artist Market, Amazing Food Trucks, Roving Entertainment, Interactive Kid's Area, a Main Concert Stage, and more!

 

The event will be held at Kennesaw State University Sports + Recreation Park, just 20 miles north of downtown Atlanta, and less than 1 mile from both I-75 and I-575.

 

Additional Information Here

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Carrollton Fall Festival, Haunt the Town!
October 24th - Saturday
10:00am to 12:00pm
Adamson Square
Carrollton - Downtown

 

Don’t know where to trick or treat? Are you just tired of hitting the same house every year? Why go door to door when you can go store to store? Well then join us on Adamson Square for our annual trick or treating extravaganza!

 

Main Street is partnering with Carrollton Parks & Recreation, Cultural Arts department for the third year to haunt the square. There will be games, inflatables, music as we close the square for lots of fun for all. Then at 12:00, walk down to the AMP for our huge costume contest! Great prizes and lots of pictures.

marietta square artists market

Marietta Square Artists Market
October 24th - Saturday
9:00am - 2:00pm
Marietta Square

 

This open-air fine arts market showcases the best of local, handmade Art and fine crafts.

 

Additional Information Here

smyrna fall jonquil festival 2015

Fall Jonquil Festival
October 24th & 25th
Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday; 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Village Green
Downtown Smyrna

 

The Fall Jonquil Festival will showcase arts and crafts by more than 150 artists/crafters from across the country. The event also offers fun for the entire family to enjoy with continuous entertainment, a children's section, and a wide selection of festival foods.

 

Additional Information Here

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Halloween Trick or Treat Village
October 24th - Saturday
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows
Free

 

We want to invite the whole family to enjoy Halloween at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows. There will be candy, fun and games. Children up to 12 years of age can participate in a costume parade and register for door prizes!

 

Presented by Paulding County Parks & Recreation

The Goonies
October 24th - Saturday
7:00pm - Free!!
Dallas Theater

 

The film features a band of pre-teens who live in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon attempting to save their homes from demolition, and in doing so, discover an old Spanish map that leads them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willie, a legendary 17th-century pirate.

 

Limited Concessions - Cash Only. Additional Information Here or Call 678-363-0813