Spend this weekend enjoying some of the amazing events happening in North Fulton County. Check these out:
2016 Walk, Wag n' Run. 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. $40 per racer, free to watch. Lenox Park. Free parking at 1025 Lenox Park Blvd. NE, Atlanta. 404-496-4038.www.ahimsahouse.org.
Help raise money for Ahimsa House and spend a little time with your favorite pooch at the same time by running (or walking) in the 2016 Walk, Wag n' Run event. With a 5K, 1K and Fun Run, there's a little something for every fitness level at this community-oriented, dog-friendly event. Just make sure to have Fido on a leash, and bring a few doggy bags along just in case.
Doll Hair Salon Spectacular at American Girl. 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26. $28 per child ages 8 and up. American Girl at North Point Mall. 1202 North Point Circle, Alpharetta. 877-247-5223. www.americangirl.com.
Whether your little girl has one special American Girl doll, or an entire collection, she'll love spending this Friday at the Doll Hair Salon Spectacular happening at American Girl in North Point Mall. Your daughter can find out how to style her doll's hair, pick out hair accessories, take a picture with her doll in the "Princess Chair," and enjoy a stocked goody bag with American Girl products and coupons.
Festival Peachtree Latino. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Free. Piedmont Park. 400 Park Drive NE, Atlanta. 305-330-3152. www.festivalpeachtreelatino.com.
Explore Atlanta's Latino culture while helping the Atlanta Community Food Bank with Festival Peachtree Latino at Piedmont Park. This event will feature live music, dance performances, sporting events, food from five-star restaurants, family activities and more.
Savor Sandy Springs Kickoff Cookout. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Free. 5 Seasons Brewing at the Prado. 5600 Roswell Road, Suite 21, Sandy Springs. 770-206-1447.www.visitsandysprings.org.
Celebrate a new year of college football with the rest of your community this weekend with the Savor Sandy Springs Kickoff Cookout. Not only will you get a chance to sample craft beers and local food, but you'll also enjoy playing tailgate games, like corn hole, and listening to live music.
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