If you happen to be in Stockbridge, don’t miss this year’s BridgeFest/Hispanifest, slated on Sept. 30 from 2:00pm to 10:00pm at the City Hall Lawn.
BridgeFest is an annual arts and crafts festival in Stockbridge that features live music and entertainment, arts and crafts displays, cultural presentations, delectable food and a children’s area.
On the same day, the city government will also be hosting a community health fair at the nearby Ted Strickland Community Center from 11:00am until 4:00pm (Click here for more details https://visithenrycountygeorgia.com/event/bridgefest/)
Join the Night Under the Stars on Sept. 23 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the Ted Strickland Center and spread childhood cancer awareness.
The event is presented by the Hailey Bankhead Foundation and features a great evening with entertainment, dinner, silent auction and more. (Check this website for more details https://www.eventbrite.com/e/night-under-the-stars-tickets-33312693162?aff=es2)
Be a part of Atlanta’s most beautiful 5K race, the 2017 Night Owl 5K A.W.A.R.E., on Sept. 2 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
Join the fun race and help AWARE save wild animals at the same time. The run features a mix of paved and hard-packed trails, winding through the beautiful Panola Mountain State Park, one of the jewels of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. (Click this link for more information http://www.awarewildlife.org/nightowl/)
Or you can go for a walk at the Moonlight Mountain Hike on Sep 9 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Panola Mountain State Park.
Enjoy this ranger-led hike up the Panola Mountain and take a glimpse of the Atlanta sunset. (Check here for more details http://explore.gastateparks.org/info/229976?c=13641515)
Visit the home of the largest patches in Georgia, the Yule Forest Hwy 155, as it opens its Pumpkin Patch on Sept. 30 and choose either pre-cut pumpkins or you can cut yours fresh right off the vine. (You can click here for details http://aboutyule.com/pumpkin-patch/)
Spice up your Halloween with the Trunk-O-Treat on Oct 28 starting 2:00pm until 4:00pm at the Panola Mountain State Park.
This annual event is perfect for you if you are looking for a safer way to celebrate Halloween as boys and ghouls collect candy going car to car instead of door to door and play on the playground. There will be games, face painting, tree climbing and contests for best costume and best trunk decoration, and an assortment of activities for the whole family. (Click here for more details http://explore.gastateparks.org/info/220957?c=13114117)
If you want to contribute to a good cause, join the Bruce Holmes Youth Foundation Gala on November 11 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm at the Merle Manders Conference Center along Davis Rd.
The Bruce Holmes Youth Foundation Gala is a fund raising event of one of Metro Atlanta’s notable organizations.
Moulin Rouge “Red Mill” is the theme of this year’s gala, which features a surprise celebrity host, a fun filled casino experience, a delightful three course full meal, adult beverages and entertaining music to dance the night away. (Click here for details https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bruce-holmes-youth-foundation-gala-tickets-36118090180?aff=es2)