The is this Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 19. The festival gets underway Saturday at 10 a.m. More than 150 arts and crafts vendors participate in the festival annually. This year’s entertainment includes a puppet show by Peter Hart and a musical performance by Scott Thompson, one of the founding members of Peachtree Station. Kids can play in an array of inflatables, see a fire truck up close and create sand art. The festival begins Sunday at noon and admission is free both days.
holds its 10th annual Crawfish Boil Saturday and Sunday beginning each day at 1 p.m. The chef at Atkins will prepare fresh crawfish and there’s even a rumor that Oysterfest was such a hit that they’ve shipped in a limited supply of fresh oysters from New Orleans for the crawfish boil. Music begins Saturday at 2 p.m. with The Squirrelheads followed by Soulhound at 6 p.m. and Patrick Scott at 10 p.m. Sunday jazz musician Zach Graddy takes the stage at 1 p.m. followed by the Mar-Tans at 4 p.m. Tickets for Saturday admission are $5 in advance and include free admission to the crawfish boil on Sunday. Admission is $10 at the door Saturday and $5 Sunday. Advance tickets can be purchased online. Proceeds from the event benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Do Some Good
Path to Shine, a nonprofit aimed at keeping underserved children in school through high school starting in elementary school, is holding a charity yard sale at St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Can’t attend the yard sale, but still want to help? Make a donation of items to sale at the yard sale. Housewares, books and furniture can be brought to St. Benedict’s Friday, April 27 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. No clothing please.
Give back this weekend through service event. Volunteers can work at one of 20 sites throughout the county including MUST Ministries and school and park renovation. Volunteers should meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. at in Vinings. Buses leave at 9:45 a.m. to get volunteers to their sites by 10 a.m. Breakfast, lunch and a ServeCOBB t-shirt are provided. Register to volunteer online. For more information call 678-315-9417.
The King Springs Elementary 5th Annual Golf Classic is Sunday, April 29 at . The tournament is open to teams of up to four players. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the renovation of ’s blacktop. The registration fee is $100 per golfer and includes a goody bag, green fees, cart rental and a buffet following the tournament at Bella’s Pizzeria. Pre-registration forms can be dropped off at King Springs and checks can be made payable to King Springs Elementary PTA.
Lace up your sneakers for the Jonquil City Jog 5K and Fun Run Saturday. Registration and packet pick-up begins at 7 a.m. and the 5K gets underway at 8 a.m. The course is fast and flat and starts and ends at Smyrna City Hall. The one-mile fun run and fitness walk begins at 9 a.m. followed by the tot trot at 9:15. The first-place runner for each division wins a Kenny’s key lime pie. Runners can register online until 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26. A complete list of registration fees can be found on the race website. Proceeds benefit the Campbell High School Education Foundation.
If cycling is more your thing meet at Atlanta Cycling Saturday at 10 a.m. The 22-mile ride through Vinings is taken at a winter pace. The ride is free.