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Alpharetta plays host to various festivals and events throughout the year. From concerts to culinary offerings, Alpharetta's calendar of events always has something to share.

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Autumn Card Craft at American Girl

Tuesday, September 23 from 4 -6 p.m.

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/events_index.php?month=09&location=ALL&groups=0
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Celebrate the start of a new season! Your girl can make and decorate a fall-themed card and matching envelope. She’ll use stickers and pretty paper to create her own handmade card, then add a fun message on the inside.

Secrets of Handmade Gnocchi

Wednesday, September 24 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726157/Secrets+of+Handmade+Gnocchi
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

In this technique-driven class, we'll show you the secrets for creating traditional potato gnocchi, along with some delicious variations. You'll work alongside classmates learning how to properly roll and cook this classic pasta.

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley with a Live Broadcast by Erick Erickson

Thursday, September 25 from 5 - 9 p.m.

Downtown Alpharetta
Old Roswell St.

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=Food_Truck_Alley
Event Type: Culinary

Feast on the street every Thursday evening at Alpharetta Food Truck Alley! This weekly gathering will have a variety of 6-8 rotating food trucks and music each week. Stroll the streets, eat delicious food, listen to some great music and kick off the weekend a little early!

Tailgate Party

Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Harry's Farmers Market - Salud!
1180 Upper Hembree Rd.

Roswell, GA
770-442-3354

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/service/salud-cooking-school-4
Event Type: Culinary
Hands-On $55

Long before the kickoff, hungry fans fill stadium parking lots and engage in a little competition of their own. Everything from the traditional grilled favorites, to over-the-top culinary creations can be found at these pop-up food festivals.

Flamenco Guitarists Roman Street

Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/roman-street/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$22

Roman Street is an internationally trained instrumental band based out of the Mobile, AL area specializing in improvisational fusion of Classical, Gypsy and Contemporary Jazz, Latin, Funk, and Nuevo Flamenco

The Chukkar Farm TGIF Concert Series Presents Divas of Swing

Friday,September 26, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Chukkar Farm Polo Club & Event F
1140 Liberty Grove Road

Alpharetta, GA
770-664-1533

www.AtlantaPlaysItForward.org
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
General Admission: $10.00 (bring your own lawn chairs)

"Divas of Swing" will feature three of Atlanta’s most wonderful jazz vocalistssinging the songs made famous by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughn, Billy Holliday, Rosemary Clooney, etc. all accompanied by some of Atlanta's best jazz musicians.

Couples Cooking: Rustic European

Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.

Publix Apron's Cooking School
4305 State Bridge Road

Alpharetta, GA
770-751-8561

http://www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Alpharetta/ClassDetailReservations.do?childId=29595
Event Type: Culinary
$90 per couple

Whether it be from the south of France, the rolling hills of Italy or the bountiful coast of England tucked away in the countryside, rustic style food is the way to go! Join us as we explore the rural style of cooking know as Rustic.

A Fall Irish Tea with a Southern Twist

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 2 -4 p.m.

Harry's Farmers Market - Salud!
1180 Upper Hembree Rd.

Roswell, GA
770-442-3354

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/service/salud-cooking-school-4
Event Type: Culinary
Demonstration $39

Learn all the important points of hosting a tea party, including how to make the perfect tea party sandwiches and sweets; tea party etiquette; and choosing table ware and serving pieces. With Judith McLoughlin of the Shamrock and Peach and Shannon Marsh

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Saturday, September 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Downtown Alpharetta
Old Canton St.

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/Pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=Alpharetta_FarmersMarket
Event Type: Culinary

At the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers' Market you will find farmers with fruits, vegetables and natural meats, gardeners with fresh flowers and herbs, and makers of all sorts of edible home goods from yummy desserts and breads to local raw honey and homemade sauces, jellies, soaps.

HOWLpharetta Ghost Tour

Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.

Downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=Alpharetta_Tours
Event Type: Family Fun
All tickets must be purchased in advance

Experience some of historic downtown Alpharetta’s extensive history through a narrated walking tour. Some regular sites through the journey include the original site of City Hall, a famous restaurant that is rumored to be haunted, shops with local flair, turn of the century hotels and a local favorite, Resthaven Cemetery.

Alpharetta Art in the Park presented by Gallery 35

Saturday, September 27 from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday, September 28 from 11 am to 4 pm

Old Milton Park
35 Milton Avenue

Alpharetta, GA
678-762-1035

http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=Art_in_the_park
Event Type: Family Fun
Free

Look for artists at work creating masterpieces right before your eyes at this outdoor market under the trees that attracts art lovers and exhibitors from all over the Atlanta area.

Brew & BBQ for CdLS 2014

Saturday, September 27 from 5 -8 p.m.

Jekyll Brewery
2855 Marconi Drive

Alpharetta, GA
770-827-6855
brewandbbq4cdls@gmail.com
www.brewandbbq4cdls.com
Event Type: Benefit
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

Ticket includes beer sampling, a complimentary glass, brewery tours, live music, barbecue dinner, and a chance to bid on some fabulous silent auction items with all proceeds benefiting the national Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation.

Outdoor Skills Day

Sunday, September 28 from 12 - 5 p.m.

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road

Roswell, GA
770-992-2055

http://www.chattnaturecenter.org
Event Type: Family Fun
$6 for Child/$10 Adult/$7 Seniors 65+/$7 Students 13-18

Fall is the best time to explore the natural world! Join us to learn about the outdoors and gain skills to help you enjoy being outside!

Andy Milne and Dapp Theory

Sunday, September 28th at 7 p.m .& 9 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/andy-milne/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$20

Works commission, French-America Jazz Exchange award, and voted “Rising Star Keyboardist” by Down Beat Magazine, leader, pianist/composer, Andy Milne is one of the most important and respected voices in jazz today.

French Favorites from Burgundy

Sunday, September 28 from 4 - 6 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726116/French+Favorites+from+Burgundy
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

In this hands-on class, you'll learn traditional French techniques for transforming seasonal ingredients into the rich, delicious cuisine of Burgundy. Our instructor will walk you through the steps of preparing choux pastry, sautéeing green beans, and braising beef.

Oktoberfest Dinner with Hans Rueffert

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Harry's Farmers Market - Salud!
1180 Upper Hembree Rd.

Roswell, GA
770-442-3354

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/service/salud-cooking-school-4
Event Type: Culinary
Demonstration $45

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Chef Hans Rueffert of the Woodbridge Inn and traditional German fare!