Date set for Johns Creek festival

This year's Johns Creek Fall Family Festival will be Sept. 11 at Newtown Park.

This year’s family event will feature carnival games, DaveFM radio promotions, the Atlanta Thrashers’ mascot and a pie-eating contest.

Hosted by the City of Johns Creek Recreation and Parks Division and the Newtown Park Athletic Association, the event will also feature music, food, arts and crafts.

Admission is free. The carnival runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The park is at 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek.