Spend this month making sure you have plans in place for emergency situations. For example, learn life-saving skills such as CPR and first aid, or check your insurance policy coverage for disasters such as flood, earthquakes, and tornadoes.
Enjoy FREE lunchtime concerts! Attendees are encouraged to bring a “brown bag” lunch, picnic blanket, and/or chairs to enjoy a little midday music. 12:00- 1:00pm, Park at City Center, 101 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock. 770-592-6000 x1955.WoodstockParksAndRec.com
Come out to enjoy live music, food vendors, after hours shopping, and all that downtown Canton has to offer! 6:00-9:00pm, Cannon Park, 130 E. Main Street, Canton. 770-704-1548. CantonGa.gov, Facebook.com/CantonGAFirstFriday
iThink Improv is back and ready to get its audiences rolling down the isle with laughter. Make sure to mark your calendars and be here for the hilarious evenings filled with spontaneous moments!
Each Saturday through December 19, visit Woodstock’s Farm Fresh Market. Vendors are required to grow at least 85% of the product they sell to ensure this is the best market in the region. 8:30am-12:00pm, Market Street, Woodstock. 770-924-0406. VisitWoodstockGa.com/farm-fresh-market
Each Saturday through October 24, this event promotes local growers and artisans. All produce is grown in Georgia and is mostly organic. 9:00am-12:00pm, Brown Park, 251 E. Marietta Street, Canton. 770-704-1548. CantonGa.gov, Facebook.com/CantonGAFarmersMarket
Community members work with park staff to create a snapshot of wildlife found in local parks. Using an app/website, participants take pictures of plants, insects, and animals to document wildlife present in the park on the day of the event. The data collected provides the park system with more information about local pollinators, which are essential to our ecosystem (search iNaturalist app in the app store or visit iNaturalist.org). 9:00am-12:00pm, Dupree Park, 513 Neese Road, Woodstock. 770-592-6000 x1955. Woodstockga.gov/FormCenter/Parks-and-Recreation-3/Parks-for-Pollinators-BioBlitz-Registrat-118
Enjoy beautiful watercolor creations by local artists. Tuesday-Friday 11:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 12:00-5:00pm, Cherokee Arts Center Gallery, 94 North Street, Canton. 770-704-6244. CherokeeArts.org