Georgia Magazine - August 2017 - 11
and finger foods with Cabbage Patch Kids;
reservations required. cabbagepatchkids.
(706) 865-2171, ext. 0.
Regions are determined by the Georgia
Department of Economic Development. See
its online calendar at www.exploregeorgia.
org for additional events.
Ida Cox Summer Music Series, Aug. 5,
12, 19, 26, downtown, Toccoa. Outdoor
concerts featuring Split Shot (Aug. 5), 2nd
Time Around (Aug. 12), Hunter Callahan
(Aug. 19) and Milkshake Mayfield & the
Mayfield Quartet (Aug. 26). bit.ly/idacser.
Southern Gospel Music Concert, Aug.
11, Historic Ritz Theatre, Toccoa. Concert
featuring Echoes of Mercy and Old Timers
Quartet. bit.ly/ritztoc. (706) 491-3063.
Cabbage Patch Tea Party, Aug. 12,
BabyLand General, Cleveland. Enjoy tea
Taste of Helen, Aug. 16, Festhalle, Helen.
Enjoy culinary tastes of Helen from local
Jazz on the Lawn, Aug. 11, Callanwolde
eateries. helenchamber.com. (706) 878-1908. Fine Arts Center, Atlanta. Concert by
jazzman Bob Baldwin. callanwolde.org.
"Princess Diana: The Musical," Aug.
18-19, Hart County High School, Hartwell,
and Aug. 25-26, Rock Gym, Elberton. Com"The Robber Bridegroom," Aug. 11-13,
memorates the life of Diana on the 20th
17-20, 24-26, Act3 Playhouse, Sandy Springs.
anniversary of her death. bit.ly/savprod.
Robin Hood musical based on the novella
by Eudora Welty. bit.ly/act3prod. (770)
Maters and Music, Aug. 19, Byron Herbert
Reece Farm, Blairsville. Entertainment,
Summer Concert Series, Aug. 12, Vinings
tomato sandwiches, farm-life displays.
Jubilee, Vinings. Concert by The Sidemen,
reecefarm.org. (706) 745-2034.
Atlanta studio musicians. viningsjubilee.com.
Riverstreet, Aug. 19, Smithgall Arts Center,
Gainesville. Concert by the GainesvilleButterfly Festival, Aug. 19, Dunwoody
based rock band. theartscouncil.net. (770)
Nature Center, Dunwoody. Tents filled with
butterflies, showcase of reptiles, crafts, birds
of prey show. dunwoodynature.org. (770)
Summer Social, Aug. 24, downtown,
Jasper. Concert, food trucks, games.
pickenschamber.com. (706) 692-5600.
Taste of Johns Creek, Aug. 19, Chatta
hoochee High School, Johns Creek. Crafts,
Young Harris Art Fest, Aug. 26-27,
music, kids' activities, food. bit.ly/tastjcrk.
Mayor's Park at City Hall, Young Harris.
Juried art show with paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. bit.ly/rrobpro.
9th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival,
Aug. 19-20, Piedmont Park, Atlanta. Up to
250 artists, plus kids' play area, music and
Folk Pottery Show and Sale, Sept. 2,
Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee Nacooch- food. bit.ly/pdmtart. (404) 873-1222.
ee. Folk and contemporary pottery, arts,
traditional crafts. snca.org. (706) 878-3300.
Luba Lukova: Designing Justice, through
Sept. 3, Museum of Design Atlanta, Atlanta.
Works by the poster artist focus on social
and cultural issues. museumofdesign.org.
Blue Man Group: Making Waves, through
Sept. 4, Children's Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta. Multisensory exploration of sound
that brings together science and art. bit.ly/
chmusa. (404) 659-5437.
PAMELA A. KEENE
"Blackberry Daze," July 26-30, Aug. 2-6,
9-13, 16-20, 23-27, Horizon Theatre, Atlanta.
Blues musical set in Virginia at the end of
World War I, based on the novel "Blackberry Days of Summer." horizontheatre.com.
Freedom Singers, Aug. 12, Albany Civil Rights
Institute, Albany. Hear music and stories about
the civil rights movement, as told by original
Freedom Singer Rutha Harris and others.
bit.ly/albcrinst. (229) 432-1698.
American Acoustic, Aug. 11, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta. Concert by Punch
Brothers and I'm With Her. bit.ly/atlbotcon.
What's on Your Walls? Aug. 3-25, Cultural
Arts Council, Douglasville. View objects
from the collections of members of the
community. artsdouglas.org. (770) 949-2787.
From Flying Aces to Army Boots: World
War I and the Chattahoochee Valley,
through Aug. 27, Columbus Museum, Columbus. Artifacts and an exhibit by artist
Danielle Frankenthal. bit.ly/colsmu. (706)
Sunsets at Sweetland, Aug. 4, Sweetland Amphitheatre, LaGrange. Music by
The Headhunters and the movie "Fantastic
Beasts and Where to Find Them." Picnic
food and drinks permitted. sweetland.events.
Bites of Uptown Food Tours, Aug. 5, 12,
19, 26, Uptown Columbus, Columbus. Sample culinary treats at six restaurants on this
walking tour. bit.ly/coefdtr. (800) 656-0713.
Presidential Flyer Train Ride, Aug. 12, 19,
Georgia Veterans State Park, Cordele. Travel
from Cordele to Plains and back to explore
former President Jimmy Carter's boyhood
farm. samshortline.com. (229) 276-0755.
Back 2 School Food Festival, Aug. 5,
Mable House Amphitheater, Mableton. Parade, food trucks, health booths, kids' activities, crafts. atlfoodfest.com. (678) 866-1586.
The Dust Bowl: Soil and People Displaced, Aug. 23, Little White House, Warm
Springs. Learn about the Dust Bowl through
photographs by the Farm Service Administration. bit.ly/roosvwh. (706) 655-5870.
Old Soldiers Day Road Race and Parade, Aug. 5, various locations, Alpharetta.
8K road race at Wills Park; parade and memorial service begin at Alpharetta City Hall.
alpharetta.ga.us. (678) 297-6000.
Bobby Bones, Aug. 25, RiverCenter for
the Performing Arts, Columbus. The standup comedian brings his Funny & Alone
show to Columbus. rivercenter.org. (706)
More online at www.georgiamagazine.org