Monday, April 8, 2013
Thursday night will be the first food truck event in the parking lot off Old Roswell Street, while Main Street will close on Friday and Saturday for the arts event.
Alpharetta resumes its attempts to bring residents and non-residents to downtown Alpharetta this week, using food trucks and art to draw people to this section of the city. On Thursday night the city will host its first Food Truck Alley, a weekly gathering that will take place on Old Roswell Street with a variety of rotating food trucks and music each week. Approximately 6-8 food trucks are expected, with seating available on the street. Alpharetta Food Truck Alley is presented by the City of Alpharetta and Fork In the Road, LLC. Our live music sponsor is presented by Music Matters. On Saturday and Sunday, the annual Alpharetta Arts Streetfest returns to Milton Avenue between Main Street (GA 9) and the Roswell/Canton streets intersection…
Friday, April 13, 2012
The downtown Alpharetta event will be held from 10 a.m -6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
As Kim Dodson races around Alpharetta handling last-minute details for Alpharetta Arts Streetfest and helping artists arriving to set up for the weekend event, she offers some tips for local residents to enjoy it.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
The opening of the Alpharetta Farmers Market coincides with the Arts Streetfest this weekend, but there's much more to do in the area.
Here are some events in Alpharetta and the surrounding area this weekend. Don't see your event featured? Add it to the calendar of events, or right here at the end of the article in the comments. Alpharetta Opening of the 2012 Alpharetta Farmers' Market Season Alpharetta Arts Streetfest Saturday & Sunday City of Alpharetta- Free Document Shredding Event Roswell Market on the Green Earth Day Kids Fest High Meadows 2nd Annual Farmers Market Kiwanis Club of Historic Roswell Spring K Classic 5K/10K Run Johns Creek JCSO Evening Finale: An Evening With Oscar & Tony Bulky Recycling Day & Document Shredding Book Sale by Friends of NE Library Friday Feeding Time at Autrey Mill Nature Center Our Brothers Keeper, Author Jedwin Smith Talk and Signing …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The Alpharetta Arts Streetfest lasts for two days, exposing local residents to many artistic mediums and letting children join in through free art activities.
Visitors to the 8th annual Alpharetta Arts Streetfest can be assured they'll find original artwork on display and that they'll get to meet the 87 juried artists. It's required at the event in downtown Alpharetta on April 14-15. "We require that the artist has at least 80 percent original artwork with only 20 percent reproductions," said Kim Dodson, special events manager for Alpharetta. Dodson said to expect a solid show with high quality artists. She said there's a good mix of new and returning artists, and more interactive art areas such as Scrap Exchange and Masterpiece Creations. Preview 45 of the artists courtesy of their calling cards. The 8th Annual Alpharetta Arts Streetfest will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15 from 10 …