Sunday, September 20, 2020 / by Angela Hunter
Fall is in the air, are you ready for Corn Mazes, Sunflower Fields and Pumpkin Patches! Try one of these family-friendly farms; they are also packed with animals, bounce houses, hayrides, games and more. Prices typically range from $5-$25, depending on the activity.
Due to precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some farms may be offering different services or requiring face masks. Some activities may be unavailable or canceled. Call and/or check websites before you go.
Thousands of pumpkins to choose from, hayrides and country store. Dawsonville. Opens Sept 1.
Buford Corn Maze
Corn maze, Kid’s CORNer, hayride, kids’ mini maze, haunted forest, corn box and farm animals. Buford. Sept. 5-Nov. 15.
Experience a quest through 6 acres of corn maze. Pumpkin train, hayride, apple cannon, duck races and farm slide. Pick-your-own pumpkins available. Alto. Sept. 12-Nov. 8.
Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze
A 13-acre . ...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 / by Angela Hunter
LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS
Hello Cherokee County! Here is a list of some must go to farmers markets this season!
Canton Farmers Market
9:00AM to 1:00PM Saturdays
Cannon Park, 130 E. Main Street
Farmers Market at River Church
2:00PM to 6:00PM Tuesdays
2335 Sixes Road
Waleska Farmers Market
9:00AM to 1:00PM Thursdays
3615 Reinhardt College Parkway
Woodstock Farm Fresh Market
8:30AM to 12:00PM Saturdays
Market Street downtown Woodstock
Outside of Cherokee County
The Green Market at Piedmont Park
Voted one of the top five farmer’s markets in Atlanta by Access Atlanta, Green Market encourages sustainable communities in the most basic way – by providing shoppers with direct access to local farmers and small businesses.
9:00AM to 1:00PM Saturdays
12th Street AND Piedmont Avenue Gate
Marietta Square Farmers Market
9:00AM to 12:00PM Saturdays
Roswell Farmers & Artisans Market
8:00AM to 1 ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 / by Angela Hunter
EARTH DAY RECYCLING EVENT - FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Monday April 22nd 9:30 - 2:00 - Location: Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 3605 Marietta Hwy Canton, GA
Document Shredding - Letter/Legal Size - 6 Box Limit - No phonebooks, newspapers, magazines, 3 ring binders
Aluminum Drink Cans - Bring your rinsed out aluminum beverage cans to add to Next Step Ministries collection
Kids Car Seats - Bring your no longer needed or expired car seats to Safe Kids Cherokee
Cell Phones - Drop off your old mobile devices to be restored to factory settings and be disposed of properly
Electronics - Including but not limited to: Desktops, laptops, monitors, televisions, fax machines, printers, etc..
* $25 fee for TV's; $5 fee for Monitors. Fees due to the extensive amount of work involved to insure safe recycling.
Gardening Containers - Bring your used gardening pots and containers to Cherokee County Master Gardeners
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Monday, December 31, 2018 / by Angela Hunter
New Year’s In Numbers: Fun Facts about the Times Square Ball Drop:
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Every year as the clock nears midnight on December 31, anticipation runs high as the world holds its breath waiting for the sparkling New Year’s Eve Ball to descend from its flagpole at One Times Square. We all know that the countdown starts at 10, but there are a handful of other fun facts about the most sought after tradition. Here's a few:
New Year’s Eve Times Square, New York, 1937
109. The number of times the ball has dropped. The ball has been lowered every since 1907, except for 1942 and 1943, when the ceremony was suspended due to the WWII “dimout” lighting restrictions in New York City. Although there was a little less sparkle those two years, crowds still gathered to ring in the new year while also offering a moment of silence to the fallen.
11,875 pounds. What the ball weighs today. A pretty staggering difference from first 700 ...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 / by Angela Hunter
Things are heating up for Alpharetta as the completion of the brand new City Center nears. The 85-million dollar expansion will boast 105,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 168 condos, 3 acres of green space and gardens, and much more.
The expansion covers 26 acres of land in the heart of Alpharetta and already included the City Hall, Library, Park, and Town Green. In addition to the retail and restaurant space, the City Center will also have 36,000 square feet of office space for new businesses moving to the area (this means more jobs, people)!
Builders and planners of the development have been adamant about the complex hosting only local businesses, or in other words you will not be finding any large national businesses there. This live-work-play complex is similar to those around Ponce City Market, Avalon, and Virginia Highland.
"The Gardens" area will host an array of local restaurants of many different styles. If you walk across Market Street ...