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Trip to China

Tuesday, September 2 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=29587
Event Type: Culinary
$40

When Westerners speak of Chinese food they usually refer to Cantonese cuisine. Cantonese is one of eight culinary traditions of Chinese Cuisine. Join us while we explore the other cuisines of this mysterious and wonderful country.

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Thursday, September 4 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!

Jazz Singer Kathryn Petroff at The Velvet Note

Friday, September 5th 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/kathryn-petroff/
Event Type: Nightlife
$20

Over the past decade, Ms. Petroff has performed in the finest jazz clubs on the east coast. She has been the in-house vocalist for Hannah’s in the world-renowned Pirate House of Savannah, GA. where “she wowed jazz fans w/her dramatic slides from a 3 octave range of clear high notes to rich satisfying lows….”. according to Savannah’s Best Guide to Arts & Entertainment .

Home by Dark Concert Series

Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m.

Chukkar Farm
1140 Liberty Grove Road

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.homebydark.com
Event Type: Nightlife

James Casto’s percussive-piano-pop keyboards and soulful vocals have created a loyal following of fans. His concerts at Chukkar Farm feature some of the best performing songwriters in the country in one of the most beautiful settings in Georgia.

Grandparents’ Day Card Craft at American Girl

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/location_atl.php#specialEvents
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Make their big day memorable! Your girl can decorate her own handmade card and envelope, then add a special message on the inside.

Bordeaux French Wine Tasting

Friday, September 05, 2014 from 6:30 -7:30 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
$19 per person

Bordeaux is one of the world’s most prolific and prestigious wine regions. This tasting covers the extraordinary variety of wines that prevail from the great châteaux of the Médoc to the older and lesser-known varieties from smaller regions.

Date Night: Flavors of Morocco

Friday, September 5 from6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sur la table
1000 North Point Drive

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726025/Date+Night%3A+Flavors+of+Morocco
Event Type: Culinary
$69 per person

In this fun, hands-on class, you'll learn the secrets for balancing the aromatic spices used in this exotic fare. You and your date will work alongside other students as we practice making everything from perfectly cooked salmon to decadent pistachio ice cream.

Date Night: Latin Favorites

Saturday, September 6 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sur la table
1000 North Point Drive

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726009/Date+Night%3A+Latin+Favorites
Event Type: Culinary
$69 per person

Our instructor will walk you through techniques for perfectly cooking pork and creating traditional sauces like mojo and chimmichuri. Plus, you'll learn secrets for preparing the quintessential Latin American dessert, flan.

Chukkar Farm Concert Series

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Chukkar Farm
1140 Liberty Grove Road

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.homebydark.com
Event Type: Family Fun

James Casto’s percussive-piano-pop keyboards and soulful vocals have created a loyal following of fans. His concerts at Chukkar Farm feature some of the best performing songwriters in the country in one of the most beautiful settings in Georgia.

Wine and Dine in Oregon

Saturday, September 6 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=29603
Event Type: Culinary
Demonstration $45

Enjoy wine, like food? Join us as we “travel” to Oregon wine country. We will be pairing dishes with classic Oregon wines.

Date Night: Couples Cook Pasta

Saturday, September 06, 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
$119 per couple

you don’t have an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, join us for a hands-on experience of the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, surprisingly easy, and the results are delectable.

Grandparents’ Day Card Craft at American Girl

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 9 a.m.

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/location_atl.php#specialEvents
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Make their big day memorable! Your girl can decorate her own handmade card and envelope, then add a special message on the inside.

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Saturday, September 6 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: Family Fun

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 6 at 8:00 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.

ZZ Top & Jeff Beck

Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 7:30pm

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=verizon_wireless_amphitheatre
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music

This August will see long time music legends and mutual admirers, ZZ Top and Jeff Beck on tour together for the first time. Formatted with musical synergy in mind, stops along the touring routewill offer fans a full Jeff Beck set, followed by a full ZZ Top set, with a finale that joins the English fret master with the Texas rockers for a collaboration each night of the tour.

Nazia Chaudhry CD Release Show

Saturday, September 6th 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/nazia-chaudhry/
Event Type: Nightlife
$20

Join us for a very special moment, as this songstress unveils arrangements from her debut jazz album and celebrates her birthday at The Velvet Note.

Tierney Sutton at The Velvet Note

Sunday, September 7th at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/tierney-sutton/
Event Type: Nightlife
$39 per person

The New York Times has called TIERNEY SUTTON “A serious jazz artist who takes the whole enterprise to another level.” A 6-time Grammy Nominee as both a recording artist and arranger, Sutton is often described as “a singer’s singer,” but just as often, she is described as a “musician’s singer” who uses her voice like an instrument.

Grandparents’ Day Card Craft at American Girl

Sunday, September 7, 2014

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/location_atl.php#specialEvents
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Make their big day memorable! Your girl can decorate her own handmade card and envelope, then add a special message on the inside.

Special Day with Grandparents at American Girl

Sunday, September 7, 2014 during Bistro hours

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/location_atl.php#specialEvents
Event Type: Family Fun
$38 per person: Reservations required; call toll-free 877-247-5223.

Share a delightful day with your granddaughter! You’ll enjoy a special meal, make a paper bouquet, and even sign a promise to keep caring and sharing. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home.

Austin Mahone with special guests Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes and Alex Angelo

Sunday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=verizon_wireless_amphitheatre
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music

At just 18 years old, singer/songwriter Austin Mahone is making his mark. Kicking off the year with an MTV VMA win for “Artist to Watch” and MTV EMA awards for, “Best Push Artist,” and “Artist on the Rise,” Mahone’s new album “The Secret” was released in May. Not only does he have a solid fan base, known as “Mahomies,” but the teen sensation is gaining a legion of loyal fans in the media as well.

Homemade Pasta from Scratch

Sunday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sur la table
1000 North Point Drive

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726165/Homemade+Pasta+from+Scratch
Event Type: Culinary
$69 per person

You'll practice hand rolling pasta in three different styles and learn the secrets for drying and cooking it. Plus, we'll make three simple, delicious sauces that make the most of this season's fresh produce.

Quest to be Master of the Grill

Thursday, September 11 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=29601
Event Type: Culinary
$45

Want to create dishes on the grill and be considered the “Grill Master?” Come relax while we show you all the basic techniques of grilling and how to pair wines with classic grilled dishes.

'Walk This Way' Fall Fashion Show to Benefit The Drake House

Thursday, September 11, from 6-8pm.

Alpharetta Presbyterian Church
180 Academy Street

Alpharetta, GA
678-319-1410
thedrakecloset@thedrakehouse.org
http://thedrakehouse.org/the-drake-closet-fashion-show/
Event Type: Benefit
$10 in advance, $15 at the door

Join us for an evening of food, fashion, and fun! Wardrobe Consultant Lori Wynne from Fashion with Flair will give us practical advice for getting the most out of our closet as she hosts our annual event. Purchase tickets early as past events have sold out.

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Thursday, September 11 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!

A Twist on Tapas - Asian Style!

Friday, September 12, 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 $59

While tapas are traditionally known as the “small savory dishes” of Spain, tonight we are shaking things up with our take on an Asian tapas party. Dive into a hands-on cooking experience and sample the mouth-watering flavors of the East.

Couples Cooking: Honey-Do

Friday, September 12 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=29704
Event Type: Culinary
$90 per couple

If the everyday list of food options is mounting, reach for that something special that is all-natural and ready to please, Honeydew.

Home by Dark Singer-Songwriter Concert Series

Friday, September 12 at 8 p.m.

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road

Roswell, GA
770-992-2055

http://www.homebydark.com
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music

Hear Georgia’s own James Casto with Victoria Banks and Christopher Alan Yates.

Sachal Vasandani at The Velvet Note

Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 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/sachal-vasandani/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$22

Sachal Vasandani is an American jazz singer. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Vasandani has released three albums on Mack Avenue Records, Eyes Wide Open in 2007, We Move in 2009, and Hi-Fly in 2011.

Best of the Best: Recipes by 4 James Beard Chefs

Saturday, September 13 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/1759596/Best+of+the+Best%3A+Recipes+by+4+James+Beard+Chefs
Event Type: Culinary
$69 per person

We’ll prepare signature dishes by four honorees of the James Beard Foundation’s award for Outstanding Chef. Technical skill, attention to detail and culinary artistry will converge on every plate as we cover essential techniques and discover each chef’s delicious and unique point of view through their exceptional recipes.

Modern Mexico in Small Plates

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 5-8 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 $65

Mexican cuisine revels in the balance of flavors, and contrary to what many people think, most dishes are not very spicy. A cuisine originating in Mexico, with considerable Spanish influences, Mexican cooking is more than street foods or Americanized versions of nachos, tacos, and burritos.

BeForever: Create Your Silhouette Frame

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 8:15 a.m.

American Girl North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
877-247-5223

http://www.americangirl.com/stores/location_atl.php#specialEvents
Event Type: Family Fun
Tickets: $10 per person: Reservations required

Immerse yourself in the world of BeForever—and share page-turning adventures with girls from the past. At this special event, your girl will create and customize a multilayered frame—and get her own silhouette to display inside. Your girl will also enjoy fun quizzes and activities that help her get to know each of the BeForever characters.

HOWLpharetta Ghost Tour

Saturday, September 13 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 Farmers Market

Saturday, September 13 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.

Grilling & Gridiron Tailgate Party

Saturday, September 13 at 2 p.m.

Downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=GrillingandGridiron
Event Type: Benefit
$15 for Grilling Tasting bracelet

It’s a tailgate party to crown the Alpharetta Grilling Champion! Community groups and restaurants will set up tailgating displays and grills to create fabulous dishes.

Polo for Parkinson's

Saturday, September 14 from 2 -5 p.m.

Chukkar Farm Polo Club & Event F
1140 Liberty Grove Road

Alpharetta, GA
770-730-5840

http://wwwpoloforparkinsons.com
Event Type: Benefit
$50 adult, $5 child

: Dust off those divot-stomping shoes and join us for polo with a purpose! It’s time again to plan for an exciting day of polo as we host our 7th Annual Polo for Parkinson’s.

IronKids Triathlon

Sunday, September 14, 7:00 am

Wills Park
11925 Wills Road

Alpharetta, GA

Laura@pem-la.com
http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=IronKids_Alpharetta
Event Type: Sports
$50.00 Online; $65.00 Onsite

Swim, bike, run competition for ages 6-15 with an emphasis on fitness and fun. One of only 24 competitions nationwide and the largest kids triathlon in the country

Gluten-Free Baking

Sunday, September 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726124/Gluten-Free+Baking
Event Type: Culinary
$69 per person

You'll learn techniques for baking muffins, cookies, brownies, and banana bread so flavorful and satisfying, no one will ever guess they're wheatless. Join us and discover how easy it can be to make sure everyone gets their just desserts!

An Evening with Candoni Wines and Caterina Candoni De Zan

Wednesday, September 17 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=29828
Event Type: Culinary
Demonstration $45

The Candoni De Zan family has a rich wine-making history that began over 150 years ago. The tradition continues with Armando De Zan and Elviana Candoni, who both share a passion for wine and a tenacious belief in working exclusively for quality.

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Thursday, September 18 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!

Blind Cabernet Wine Tasting

Friday, September 19, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 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 $19

Ranging from medium to full-bodied, this “king of red wine” seduces us with big tannins and rich flavors of plum, berries, spice, oak, green pepper, and tobacco. This blind tasting presents a unique opportunity for you to taste differences between styles, decide who is producing your favorite Cabs, and to discover some new favorites.

Date Night: An Evening in Paris

Friday, September 19 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/1726280/Date+Night%3A+An+Evening+in+Paris#
Event Type: Culinary
$79.00 - Per Person

Our instructor will walk you through essential French techniques for everything from marinating and cooking steak to creating a savory compound butter. You'll enjoy working alongside your date and other classmates preparing vinaigrette from scratch and learning the secrets for creating a decadent–and foolproof–chocolate soufflé.

Legendary Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon

Friday, September 19th and Saturday, September 20th at 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/wycliffe-gordon/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$35

Wycliffe Gordon experiences an impressive career touring the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz receiving great acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

Best of Sur La Table: Desserts

Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1725969/Best+of+Sur+La+Table%3A+Desserts
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

In this fun, hands-on class, you'll work alongside other students learning techniques for creating flaky tart pastry dough, a perfectly risen soufflé, and a creamy pot de crème featuring seasonal flavors.

Date Night: Farm to Table

Saturday, September 20, 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 $125 per couple

Join Salud! chefs at our harvest table to celebrate the gathering of crops and the laying by of fields local produce. Couples will learn the variety of local season foods available and how to use them to produce amazing dishes to impress friends and family alike.

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Saturday, September 20 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 20 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.

European Market

Saturday Sept. 20, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Milton Avenue

Alpharetta, GA
6782976000

http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=European_Market
Event Type: Outdoor Activities

The European Market is a two day European-style shopping experience unlike any other! You will feel the thrill in the air the moment you step inside the two enormous tents covering the streets of Downtown Alpharetta. You'll find your senses bombarded with colors, sounds, smells and activity, suggestive of a marketplace in a distant land. Shop the eclectic gathering of merchandise including art, hand-crafted jewelry, vintage furnishings and décor, women and children’s fashion, garden what-

Wedding Alliance of North Georgia Bridal Showcase

Sunday, September 21, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Metropolitan Club
5895 Windward Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
678-297-2811
weddings@awesomealpharetta.com
http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/Wedding.aspx
Event Type: Shows, Exhibitions & Expos
Free Admission

Getting married? All the bride-to-be information you need will be in one place this fall. Don't miss our bridal showcase!

Girls Night Out: Seasonal Small Plates

Sunday, September 21 from 5 - 7 p.m.

Sur la table at North Point Mall
1000 North Point Circle

Alpharetta, GA
800-243-0852

http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1726132/Girls+Night+Out%3A+Seasonal+Small+Plates
Event Type: Culinary
$69.00 - Per Person

Work alongside your friends, learning to use fresh, seasonal ingredients to make an assortment of scrumptious small plates. Our instructor will walk you through techniques for preparing perfectly cooked shrimp and chicken.

John Coltrane Birthday Celebration

Sunday, September 21st at 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/john-coltrane-birthday-celebration/
Event Type: Performing Arts - Music
$20

This Sunday, The Velvet Note presents its 3rd Annual John Coltrane Birthday Tribute show. Join us in celebrating his birthday!

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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!

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.

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.

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!