Plenty of Outdoor Events To Enjoy
Autumn is here! Enjoy attending any of these weekend events.
Smoke on the Mountain: A Musical
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 3 p.m., at the Dallas Theater, 208 Main St., Dallas
Why Go: Enjoy a musical comedy with a seven-member cast incorporating bluegrass musicians, with a message of redemption
Pricing: Main level $25; balcony $18
More Info: www.dallastheater-civiccenter.com or call 678-363-0813
Georgia Classic Rides Block Party
When/Where: Saturday, 5 – 10 p.m., along Main Street in downtown Dallas
Why Go: View restored vintage cars
More Info: www.georgiaclassicrides.com or call 770-459-1366
Harvest Time at the Homestead
When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Red Top Mountain State Park, 50 Lodge Road, Cartersville
Why Go: Step back in time to the 1800s and experience the lives of citizens and soldiers. Visitors can participate in demonstrations of woodworking, laundry, soap making and more.
Pricing: $5 parking
More Info: www.gastateparks.org/redtopmountin.com or call 770-975-4226
North Georgia State Fair
When/Where: Friday, 4 p.m. - midnight; Saturday, 10 a.m. - midnight; Sunday, 12:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta
Why Go: All the typical festivities including a carnival midway, fair foods, flower show, cloggers, dancers, local bands, petting zoo and much more.
Pricing: $5 adults/ $2 students/ $3 parking
More Info: www.northgeorigastatefair.com or call 770-423-1330
Manchester History Hike
When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m., at Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mt. Vernon Road, Lithia Springs
Why Go: A mile-long hike, easy to moderate, leads to five-story ruins of the Civil War-era, including the Manchester textile mill and the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley.
Pricing: $5 parking/ $4 hike admission
More Info: www.gastateparks.org/sweetwatercreek.com or call 770-732-5871