2015 Roswell Beer Festival

March 28, 2015
2:00 pmto6:00 pm

2015 roswell beer festival

The Third Annual Roswell Beer Festival benefiting STAR House Foundation will be held Saturday April 28th.

The 2015 event takes place at the Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta St., on March 28. The festival is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. More than 250 beers will be featured at this year’s festival. Among the breweries showcasing beverages include Monday Night, New Holland, Red Hare and Sweetwater.

General admission tickets are priced at $50, while VIP tickets are on sale for $100.

STAR House will be hosting the Beer Festival and will have all of your favorites plus many varietals you have never heard of. IPAs, Stouts, Porters, Ales, Hefeweizens, Belgian Quads, and even a few Sours to choose from if you’d like. They also took your feedback from last year and will have more food variety. They are working on bringing the best of Roswell’s food to the event.

They have two local bands lined up to play. Whether you like a little bluegrass, a little rock, or a little in between, they have it covered. They are also bringing in a professional sound system to rock you out! Opening up for the day will be The Free Byrds, and closing it down will be Highbeams.

Tickets are $50  in advance or $100 for VIP. Click here to get your Roswell Beer Festival tickets now. General Admission starts at 2pm and event will close at 6pm. VIP entry 1pm

STAR House Foundation is a non-profit organization in Roswell, Georgia that makes a difference in kids’ lives by providing an after school tutoring and mentoring program for at-risk children.

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2015 Roswell Georgia Easter Egg Hunts

March 27, 2015
10:00 amto11:00 am
March 28, 2015
7:30 pmto8:30 pm

Easter Eggs

Roswell has created a conundrum for those little Easter Egg Hunters out there. Do you want to do one or two Easter Egg Hunts this year in Roswell?

Your first option is the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Smith Plantation. The historic grounds of Smith Plantation will be open at 10:00am for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt continues a tradition started by Lizzie Smith, oldest child of Archibald and Anne Smith. Children should bring their own baskets and enjoy finding the candy-filled treasures.The Smith Plantation is located at 935 Alpharetta Street, Roswell, GA 30075. The cost is $5 per child. The event kicks off at 10am, but please arrive early to pay.

Your second option is to bring the family out for an adventure as we hunt eggs in the dark with nothing but flashlights. And be sure to keep an eye out for the Golden Egg for a special basket of prizes. The Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at East Roswell Recreation Center, 9000 Fouts Road, Roswell, GA 30076. The event starts at 7:30pm.

All participants must be registered. Cost is $12, resident (child); $18, non-resident (child) and $4, resident (parent); $6, non-resident (parent). For more information and to register, visit RoswellGov.com.

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2nd Annual Roswell Fire & Police Foundation Charity Gala

March 28, 2015
6:30 pmto10:30 pm

Roswell Fire Police Foundation

Help to protect and serve the brave men and women who protect and serve the Roswell community by attending the 2nd Annual Roswell Fire and Police Foundation Charity Gala on March 28, 2015.

In the course of helping others, members of our Police and Fire Departments are sometimes injured, resulting in the disruption of normal family activities and financial instability. The mission of the Roswell Fire and Police Foundation—and the goal of this Gala—is to help Roswell public safety employees and their families in their time of need.

The Gala will be held at the Country Club of Roswell, 2500 Club Springs Drive in Roswell from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. This black tie–optional event will feature dinner, open bar, and entertainment provided by the band Yacht Rock Revue, a tribute band/original act/comedic troupe described as the “finest tribute to ‘70s light rock to ever perform anywhere. Ever.”

Individual tickets are $150 per person with first-come, first-serve seating. Corporate sponsorship packages and group ticket sales are also available.

For more information and tickets, call 678-756-2878 or e-mail roswellfpfgala@gmail.com.

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Bulky Trash Amnesty Day March 21st

March 21, 2015
8:00 amto12:00 pm

The Public Works Departments of Roswell and Milton, along with Keep Roswell Beautiful, invite residents to clean out their garages, basements, and attics this Spring and dispose of unwanted, large items at no charge at Bulky Trash Amnesty Day.

Mark your calendar for this year’s Bulky Trash Amnesty Day: March 21, 2015, 8:00 AM -12:00 PM at the City of Roswell Public Works Division, 1810 Hembree Road (note: this event is not at the Roswell Recycling Center).

Keep Roswell Beautiful, in partnership with Roswell and Milton’s Public Works Departments, has set aside one morning per year as your chance to dispose of large unwanted items at no charge.

You’ll need to bring along proof of residency in either Roswell or Milton (a utility bill is preferred). Roswell residents with the window decal do not need any other form of identification. Get there early to minimize delays – this is a popular annual event. Also, the event will close at Noon so don’t delay in getting to the event. They don’t want you to miss out!

Here’s an idea of what will be accepted:

  • Tires – automobile tires only; off the rim, and limit 4 per car
  • Sofas and chairs
  • Tables
  • Refrigerators, washers, and dryers
  • Televisions
  • Deactivated cell phones

They CANNOT accept the following at this event:

  • Paint
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Any fluids including motor oil and anti-freeze
  • Household batteries
  • Construction and demolition materials
  • Yard waste

Materials will only be accepted at the site on the day of the event and only during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Please note that the line will be cut off at 12:00 p.m.

Just a reminder that if you have items that are still in good condition and could be used, consider donating them to a charity such as North Fulton Community Charities, Goodwill or any of the other charities in the area. Please call to check with them first.

For more information about Bulky Trash Amnesty Day, Roswell residents should contact Janet Liberman at 770-641-3715 or jliberman@roswellgov.com and Milton residents should contact Cindy Eade at 678-242-2509 or Cindy.Eade@cityofmiltonga.us. Information is also available on the Keep Roswell Beautiful website at www.keeproswellbeautiful.org.

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33rd Annual Quilt Show 2015

Bulloch Hall

The 33rd annual Quilt Show will be held from March 6 – 15, 2015 at Bulloch Hall. The Quilt Show is entitlted “Celebrations”.

The event is a March tradition in North Fulton County, and all across Georgia. This display of lovely quilts in an historic home provides a warmth and ambiance not found in larger venues.

For a glimpse of our guest artist’s work visit her website www.dawnwilliamsboyd.com

Quilt show hours are 10 am to , Monday through Saturday, and 1 pm to 4 pm on Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for Seniors, $6 for children 6 – 18.

Bulloch Hall, located in historic Roswell, Georgia, is the childhood home of Mittie Bulloch, mother of President Teddy Roosevelt. This unique and beautiful home is located at 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell.

For more information about the sponsoring guild, Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild, and for applications to submit entries for the show, go to www.bhqg.org to contact Wendy Blanton.

 

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Roswell Household Hazardous Waste Day

February 21, 2015
9:00 amto12:00 pm

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Keep Roswell Beautiful wants to get the word out about the City of Roswell’s Household Hazardous Waste Day, slated for February 21, 2015. The event, which will run from 9:00 AM until noon, is a great opportunity to get rid of your potentially toxic and hazardous household materials – in a responsible way. Please note this event is not at the Roswell Recycling Center; it will be held at the Public Works/Transportation/Fire facilities at 1810 Hembree Road.

Check your basement, garage, storage areas, cabinets, and sheds for any of these items:

  • Oil based paint
  • Paint thinner/turpentinehousehold-hazardous-waste-collection
  • Pesticides, including fertilizers, herbicides, flea and tick products, fungicides, insecticides, and rodenticides
  • Undiluted pool chemicals
  • Household cleaners
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Propane gas cylinders
  • Mercury thermometers/thermostats
  • Non-rechargeable household batteries
  • Aerosols, including aerosol paint
  • Automotive brake fluid/used motor oil filters (no other automotive fluids)
  • NO LATEX PAINT WILL BE ACCEPTED

The Environmental Quality Company will be handling and disposing of the materials for the City of Roswell, so materials can’t be dropped off prior to the event.

Only Roswell residents can participate, so remember to bring proof of residency with you, such as a Roswell utility bill or the City of Roswell sticker. Your driver’s license will also be accepted. Also, this is for households only – no business or commercial waste disposal will be allowed.

For more details about Household Hazardous Waste Day, call Janet Liberman at 770-641-3715 or email info@keeproswellbeautiful.org.

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Roswell River Parks Master Plan Public Meetings

February 19, 2015
6:00 pmto7:00 pm
March 3, 2015
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

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The City of Roswell is in the beginning stages of developing this master plan for a City-owned Riverside Road property that has been home to the ACE Sand Company for many years. All members of the public are encouraged to share their vision of the future.

What amenities do you envision Roswell having along the Chattahoochee River? More parks, recreation facilities, restaurants, shops—or maybe something entirely different? Bring your ideas to two upcoming Public Meetings for the River Parks Master Plan.

PUBLIC MEETING #1
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Roswell City Hall, Room 220
38 Hill Street, Roswell
Begins: 6:00 p.m.

PUBLIC MEETING #2
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
East Roswell Recreation Center
9000 Fouts Road, Roswell
Begins: 6:00 p.m.

For more information about the meetings, contact Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historic and Cultural Affairs at 770-641-3705.

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14th Annual Chattahoochee Challenge 10K

February 14, 2015
6:30 amto10:00 am

2015 chattahoochee challenge

The 14th Annual Chattahoochee Challenge 10K takes place on a flat, fast and scenic course along the banks of the Chattachooee River. A heated gym pre and post race keeps runners warm during sometimes chilly February weather. Racers start 1/2 mile past the entrance to the Nature Center on Willeo Road, turn onto Azalea Road and loop back to finish the race at the entrance to the Center. This race is a fast course and a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Great sponsors, awards in 13 different age groups and a fabulous swag bag. This is one of Atlanta’s favorite races for Peachtree Road Race qualifying times. Participants are limited to 1,500 so register early to ensure a spot.

The 14th Annual Chattahoochee Challenge 10K will be held on Valentines Day, February 14, 2015.

Online registration through Thursday, February 12, 2015

In-store Registration at any Big Peach Running Company location through February 13, 2015.

Packet pick-up at the Big Peach Running Company – Marietta location ONLY – Friday, February 13, 2015 (11:00 AM – 7:00 PM)

Race Day registration is $40.00 and starts at 6:30 AM in the heated gym at the Chattahoochee Nature Center.

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2015 Roswell Roots festival

February 1, 2015toFebruary 28, 2015

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Roswell is proud to host the 14th Annual Roswell Roots festival throughout the month of February in celebration of African American History Month. Roswell Roots is the largest and most comprehensive African American History celebration in Georgia and features a variety of exhibits, cultural events and music performances.

Highlights of this year’s festival include:

By Skilled Hands

February 1-28 at Barrington Hall

An exhibit of objects from our permanent collection made by enslaved artisans.

Unsung Heroes: The Legacy of Black Heritage in Roswell, Georgia

February 1-28 at City Hall Rotunda

This exhibit, co-sponsored by the City of Roswell and the Roswell Historical Society, returns to the Rotunda. It highlights the history of African Americans in the Roswell area and their influence and impact on our community since 1839. This rich story is told through the use of photographs, artifacts and textiles.

LIVE! in Roswell Presents Ruthie Foster

February 7, 8:00 p.m. at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Presented by the LIVE! in Roswell series, two-time Grammy nominee Ruthie Foster brings her blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel to Roswell. She’s worked with The Blind Boys of Alabama and has been compared to Bonnie Raitt, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin. With a strong, clear and impossibly soulful voice, Foster excels at richly textured music painted in blues. She’s received five trophies from the Blues Music Awards, including the coveted Koko Taylor Award for Female Artist of the Year (twice).

Story SLAM: “Lovers & Haters”

February 9, 7 p.m., Roswell Cultural Arts Center

A monthly competitive storytelling series with a different theme each month. Each event offers 10 lucky storytellers the opportunity to dazzle us with their truths in five minutes or less. With the theme of “Lovers & Haters,” there should be some great ones! Join us for this intimate and inspiring experience.

Breaking Down Barriers Around the Table: Pound Cake Cook-Off and Southern Foodways Alliance Films

February 14 at 1:00 p.m. at East Roswell Park Recreation Center

The City of Roswell will be hosting the first Pound Cake Cook-Off. During the Cook-Off, we’ll screen two short films on the desegregation of restaurants during the civil rights movement. The juxtaposition of these events will examine the role food can play in breaking down social barriers. There will be both a professional and amateur category for Pound Cake entries with prizes in each category. Attendees will get to sample pound cake and vote for their favorite. The films, produced by the Southern Foodways Alliance, will run throughout the event.

“Slammin’ in the Suburbs”: Roswell Poetry Slam

February 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Roswell Historic Cottage

This is Roswell’s 11th annual poetry slam during which poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience on content and performance. The invitational round of competition amongst some of the region’s best spoken word artists features a $1,000 cash 1st place prize. The host is once again awardwinning spoken artist, Ayodele Heath. For details on the rules and how to participate, visit www.roswellroots.com/poetryslam.

Unity Concert featuring a Morehouse College Glee Club Quartet

Saturday, February 28, 4:00 p.m. at Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Join us for one of the most exciting events of the festival! Come hear the magnificent voices of choirs from several area churches, including Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, as they perform their favorite selections. Also, you won’t want to miss our featured guests, a Morehouse College Glee Club Quartet. Plus there will be a presentation of our Hometown Hero Award.

For a full listing of Roswell Roots events, visit www.roswellroots.com.

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The Roswell Georgia real estate market is heating up and you don’t want to miss out on the newest listings to hit the market. Click here to see the Roswell homes that have just been listed and feel free to let us know if you have any questions or would like to schedule a showing.

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