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Pecan cookie contest, caterpillars and more: Best things to do in North Fulton this weekend

Take part in the Pecan Cookie Competition in Alpharetta this weekend.

Keep your summer cool by experiencing all that North Fulton has to offer this weekend.

Over the next few days, you’ll find family-friendly activities and loads of fun, including a cookie competition, workshops, free movies and more.

Don’t miss out on all the excitement – get out there an explore North Fulton this weekend. 

Check out these top picks: 

These Brown Sugar & Pecan Cookies submitted by Shirley Johns of Versailles received an honorable mention in the 2016 Dayton Daily News Holiday Cookie Contest. LISA POWELL/STAFF (Lisa Powell)

Pecan Cookie Competition. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. July 21. The Hotel at Avalon & Alpharetta Conference Center. 9000 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. 470-588-1075. www.awesomealpharetta.com.

Vote on your favorite sweet treat at the Pecan Cookie Competition taking place in Alpharetta this Saturday. Pastry Chef Lindsey Poehner creates some of her favorite recipes. 

Dive-In Movie Night. 9-10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Alpharetta City Pool. 1815 Old Milton Pkwy, Alpharetta. 678-297-6153. www.awesomealpharetta.com.

Watch a family-friendly movie at the Alpharetta City Pool as part of a Dive-In Movie Night event.

Roswell Movie Under the Stars. 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Free. Riverside Park. 575 Riverside Road, Roswell. 770-640-3253. www.visitroswellga.com.

Catch a free movie under the stars at Riverside Park on Saturday. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will play on the big screen at dark and concessions are available onsite.

Little Diggers: Hairy Caterpillars at City Springs. 10 a.m.-noon. Saturday, July 21. Free. Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market at City Springs. 220 Mount Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs. 404-851-9111. www.visitsandysprings.org.

Kids will love creating their own hairy caterpillars from seeds this Saturday during the Little Diggers event at the Farmers Market. 

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