North Fulton activities are worth getting out and about for this weekend, whether you want to paint with your pooch or stretch by doing some yoga in the park.
Take the family and take part in one or more of the following events in North Fulton this weekend:
July 13, 2013 Roswell - A butterfly perches on Lillian Rowley's paint brush inside the live butterfly exhibit tent at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell during the 14th annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Visitors were invited into the tent to hand feed over 250 butterflies. Other activities during the festival included live music, childrens arts and crafts and butterfly releases into the wild. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL
Photo: Maureen Downey/Get Schooled
Naturally Artistic Interactive Exhibits. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22 and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, continuing through Nov. 30. Included with general admission price or free for members. Chattahoochee Nature Center. 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell. 770-992-2055, ext. 238. http://www.chattnaturecenter.org/special-events/special-exhibits/naturally-artistic-interactive-exhibits.
Create your own art inspired by some of the Nature Center's most picturesque locations. The theme is the four elements – wind, water, Earth and fire, and you'll be able to visit four art stations to be inspired and create.
Fitness in the Park. 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Free. Historic Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta St., Roswell. https://www.roswellgov.com/government/departments/recreation-and-parks/health-wellness.
Grab your yoga mat and head outside to Roswell's Town Square to get moving and stretching with a free yoga class.
Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Free. Brooke Street Park, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta. 678-297-2811. https://www.awesomealpharetta.com/event/home-by-dark-concert-series-4.
The Home by Dark concert series joins the Brooke Street Park Summer Concert series with guests Victoria Banks (former CCMA Female Artist of the Year) and Emily Shackleton (writer of hit songs such as "Every Little Thing.")
Pup-A-Palooza. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22. Free. Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater in Newtown Park. 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek. 678-512-3256. https://www.johnscreekga.gov/RecreationandParks/Special-Events/Pup-a-Palooza.
Pack up the kids and dogs and head to Pup-A-Palooza, where you can enter contests for Best Dog Trick and Best Dressed Dog, enjoy live music, get a character sketch of you with your dog, and splurge on some doggie treats and new products.
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