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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.

Check out the following list of this month's events, or use the calendar to search for your awesome Alpharetta adventure. Click on a particular date or use the list of months at the top of the calendar to find listings of current and future events. You may also search by event name.

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Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Thursday, July 24 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!

American Idol Live!

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 8:00pm

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway

Alpharetta, GA


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

AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE! gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Season 13 Finalists C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf.

Isabelle’s Scavenger Hunt at American Girl

Thursday, July 24 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?location=ATL
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Learn about Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! Your girl will go on a seek-and-find scavenger hunt throughout the store, collecting fun facts about Isabelle along the way. Plus, she’ll get a free American Girl poster at the end

Summer Flower Anklet Craft at American Girl

Thursday, July 24 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?location=ATL
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Your girl can put her best—and most fashionable—foot forward. This free event will let her create a tropical anklet for herself using colorful paper flowers. She can also craft an anklet just for her doll!

A Celebration of the music of Andrea Bocelli

Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
855-583-5838

http://thevelvetnote.com/andrea-bocelli-celebration/
Event Type: Nightlife
$24

In this two-night extravaganza, the music of celebrated opera/pop star Andrea Bocelli is performed under the stars at The Velvet Note by Opera Tenor Dr. Adam Kirkpatrick.

The Avett Brothers with Special Guest Emmylou Harris

Friday, July 25 at 8 p.m.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=verizon_wireless_amphitheatre
Event Type: Nightlife

They are a reality in a world of entertainment built with smoke and mirrors, and when they play, the common man can break the mirrors and blow the smoke away, so that all that’s left behind is the unwavering beauty of the songs. That’s the commotion, that’s the celebration, and wherever The Avett Brothers are tonight, that’s what you’ll find.

Wines of Paso Robles Tasting

Friday, July 25 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/events?store=6462
Event Type: Culinary
$19 per person

Located in California between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Paso Robles wine country is home to more than 200 wineries, mostly comprised of boutique and small family-owned vineyards and wineries.

Summer Dirt Bike Blowout (Free Class)

Friday, July 25 from 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Cam
1450 Morrison Pkwy.

Alpharetta, GA
770-442-2459
azoby@msf-campus.org
http://www.offroad-training.org/
Event Type: Outdoor Activities
Free

MSF Alpharetta is looking for riders to participate in a Free Class. Must be 16+ years old. All Riding Gear can be provided. We ask that you wear long sock and bring plenty of snacks and water.

Summer Fiesta Wines - Calling All Sweet Wine Lovers!

Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 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=29775
Event Type: Culinary
$45

As summer heats up, chilled wine can help to cool it down. Let us introduce you the sweeter side of food and wine pairings.

Date Night: Summer Chef's Table

Saturday, July 26 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/1668250/Date+Night%3A+Summer+Chef%27s+Table
Event Type: Culinary
$79.00 per person

When you're ready to spice things up, join us for an evening of fun, laughter and sumptuous food. In this hands-on class, you and your date will work alongside other couples learning the simple yet impressive techniques behind a menu of chef-inspired favorites.

Drum Circle

Saturday, July 26 from 7 - 9 p.m.

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road

Roswell, GA
770-992-2055

http://chattnaturecenter.org/adult-activities/ongoing-programs/
Event Type: Family Fun
$5 Donation requested.

Professional drum circle leader Chuck Cogliandro leads the rhythm as you take part in one of the most basic celebrations of music. Bring your drum and watch the sunset! All experience levels and spectators welcome.

The Avett Brothers with Special Guest Gov’t Mule

Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Parkway

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.awesomealpharetta.com/pages/ContentPage.aspx?ContentName=verizon_wireless_amphitheatre
Event Type: Nightlife

They are a reality in a world of entertainment built with smoke and mirrors, and when they play, the common man can break the mirrors and blow the smoke away, so that all that’s left behind is the unwavering beauty of the songs. That’s the commotion, that’s the celebration, and wherever The Avett Brothers are tonight, that’s what you’ll find.

HOWLpharetta Ghost Tour

Saturday, July 26 at 8:30 p.m.

Historic 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, July 26 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Historic Downtown Alpharetta
Old Canton St.

Alpharetta, GA


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

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.

The Villain Family at Under the Pines at Matilda's

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Under the Pines at Matilda's
377 South Main Street

Alpharetta, GA


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

The Villain Family is not your run of the mill band. Heavy on banjo, ukulele and country twang the Atlanta, GA group offers up bluegrass heavy on soul and with an indie sensibility.

Alpharetta Art in the Park presented by Gallery 35

Saturday, July 26 from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday, July 27 from 11 am to 4 pm

Old Milton Park
35 Milton Avenue

Alpharetta, GA


http://www.gallery35.com/
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.

River Adventure Canoe Trips

Sunday, July 27 from 6 -8:30 p.m.

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road

Roswell, GA
770-992-2055

http://chattnaturecenter.org/adult-activities/canoe-programs/
Event Type: Family Fun
$30 General Public/$25 CNC Members.

An outdoor adventure is waiting for you… There is no need to travel afar when the Chattahoochee River is in your own backyard. Learn the history, habitat, ecology and recent issues impacting the local watershed – all while enjoying the serenity the river offers.

Summer Reading Bookmark Craft at American Girl

Tuesday, July 29 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?location=ATL
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Celebrate summer reading with American Girl! At this craft event, your girl will decorate her own bookmark and summer reading log to keep track of all the great books she’ll read over break. Includes a doll-sized poster to take home

Isabelle’s Scavenger Hunt at American Girl

Tuesday, July 29 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?location=ATL
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Learn about Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! Your girl will go on a seek-and-find scavenger hunt throughout the store, collecting fun facts about Isabelle along the way. Plus, she’ll get a free American Girl poster at the end!

Isabelle’s Scavenger Hunt at American Girl

Thursday, July 31 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?location=ATL
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Learn about Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! Your girl will go on a seek-and-find scavenger hunt throughout the store, collecting fun facts about Isabelle along the way. Plus, she’ll get a free American Girl poster at the end!

Summer Flower Anklet Craft at American Girl

Thursday, July 31 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?location=ATL
Event Type: Family Fun
Free and open to the public.

Your girl can put her best—and most fashionable—foot forward. This free event will let her create a tropical anklet for herself using colorful paper flowers. She can also craft an anklet just for her doll!

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Thursday, July 31 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!