June 26, 2017
We hope your 2017 has been a year of fun and exciting events so far. The opportunities continue with a great lineup of summer family events near our North Atlanta communities located in Alpharetta, Cumming, Milton, Holly Springs and Woodstock. For those families who have recently moved into one of our communities, we hope these local summer events listed below are a great way to try something new and entertaining with your family.
Music Under the Pines
Make your way to the artists and musicians cottage of Matilda’s for their Music Under the Pines 2017 concert series. From now until August 5th Matilda’s will host musical performances by artists such as Packway Handle Band, Breeze Kings, Mojo Dojo, Jennifer Daniels, Andrea Colburn and more! While you’re there, make it a point to see the beautiful artwork that Matilda’s has collected over the years from the many artists traveling there to share their work.
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Historic Roswell’s Riverside Sounds
One the first Saturday of every month from now until October, the annual tradition continues for the free Roswell Riverside Sounds concert series. Held in Riverside Park at 575 Riverside Road in Roswell, this is another great local music event for residents and homeowners who live in North Atlanta. A variety of food trucks will be on location for each concert starting at 6pm, so you can enjoy some dinner before the show.
Farm Fresh in Alpharetta
The Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market started with the idea of providing local residents with farm-fresh produce. Ever since this wonderful market began in 2006 it has been a hit among local residents. Every Saturday from mid-April to late October between 8:30 am – 1 pm, head over to this fun, farm fresh market.
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Food Truck Alley Nights
Every Thursday evening from 5 – 9 pm through October 19th, the Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts the popular Food Truck Alley. Make your way down to Old Roswell Street where you can enjoy a variety of 6-8 rotating food trucks plus free music each week! This event is great for new North Atlanta residents who want to enjoy something nearby that’s fun and delicious.
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Ice Cream Crankin’
Bring your family and invite the neighbors for some wholesome family fun for Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ in Roswell Square Park. On Sunday, August 27th from 2-4pm you can try a little taste from over 100 flavors of homemade ice cream, handmade by a dedicated community of volunteer “crankers”. There will be top awards by local judges for categories such as best vanilla, best chocolate, best fruit and best of other flavors.
Art in the Park
Be there when art and creativity hit the park in charming downtown Alpharetta. Select Saturdays from May-September of 2017, at the corner of Main Street & Milton Avenue, bring the family and watch as local artists create masterpieces right before your eyes. The artists at this wonderful event represent a number of art mediums such as pottery, woodwork, photography, metal work, glass work and more. Many pieces will be for sale at the event, so any new homeowners looking for unique interior decorations, this may be a good opportunity for you.
Enjoy the Summer!
No matter what fun events you make it out to this season we hope you’ll stop by and see what we the communities we have available with homes ready to be custom built for your family. From all of us at Sharp Residential, we hope you enjoy the Summer!