Labor Day in Alpharetta


 
 
Labor Day Weekend marks the unofficial end of summer so take in your last few days of the season right here in Alpharetta.  There are lots of great live music options, class is in session at Publix Apron’s Cooking School and the Alpharetta Farmer’s Market is open for business.  Not to mention the dining, shopping and entertainment options Alpharetta offers for any age group or a group of any size. 
 
So whether you’re ready to rock ‘n roll or stroll through the weekend at a more leisurely pace, we’ve got a holiday plan for you!  Read on.

Labor Day Events

Train & Maroon 5 with Matt Nathanson 
September 1, 2011
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway
Alpharetta, Georgia
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Multiplatinum band TRAIN has made its mark on music history with their GRAMMY-Award-winning song “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” and chart-topping singles “Meet Virginia” and “Calling All Angels.” Capturing their first of three GRAMMY Awards as “Best New Artist” of 2005 and going on to sell more than 15 million albums worldwide, Maroon 5 won over fans and critics alike with their hybrid rock/R&B sound.          

Floyd Cardoz at the Publix Apron's Cooking School
September 1, 2011
Publix at Alpharetta Commons
4305 State Bridge Road
Alpharetta, Georgia
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Floyd Cardoz has spent the decade, and then some, as the Executive Chef/Partner of Tabla, where he celebrated the sensual flavors and spices of his native land in his pioneering New Indian cuisine. Because of his talents he was a cheftestant on season 3 of "Top Chef Masters".

Mudcat
September 2, 2011
Matilda's Cottage
377 South Main Street
Alpharetta, Georgia
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The blues is a universal feeling that transcends languages, social status and the constraints of musical genre. Danny "Mudcat" Dudeck knows that feeling intimately.

Cowtown Stringband
September 3, 2011
Matilda's Cottage
377 South Main Street
Alpharetta, Georgia
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The Cowtown String band captures the feeling of spending a lazy Sunday on the porch trading licks and hitting harmonies. This six piece group has mastered the lost art of gathering around a single mic and playing with heart and humor.
 
Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market
September 3, 2011
Historic Downtown
Two South Main Street
Alpharetta, Georgia
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You will find farmers with fruits and vegetables, gardeners with fresh flowers and plants, and makers of all sorts of edible home goods from yummy desserts to local raw honey and homemade sauces and jellies. Each Saturday - May 1 through Mid October. Located in the big parking lot next to City Hall on Main Street (Hwy 9).
 
James Casto, Heather Morgan, and Tim Buppert
September 3, 2011
Chukkar Farm & Polo Club
1140 Liberty Grove Road
Alpharetta, Georgia
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The Chukkar Farm Concert Series kicks off its 5th year of bringing the best performing songwriters in America to Alpharetta. On this night Georgia's own James Casto is joined by Heather Morgan, and Tim Buppert.
 
Caffeine and Octane Car Show
September 4, 2011
Nino’s Italian Kitchen
11070 Alpharetta Hwy
Roswell, Georgia
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Caffeine and Octane is an all makes and all models car show that regularly attracts over 500 muscle, classic, and exotic cars.