Calendar of Events

Scoop OTP’s calendar of events features the best happening around the northern suburbs of Atlanta from Acworth, Alpharetta, Canton, Cartersville, Cumming Marietta, Roswell, Woodstock and more. You can add your event for FREE – just go to the green post your event button below. All events are subject to Scoop OTP approval. OTP is the place to be with fun adult and family friendly events. What to do this weekend? Check on Scoop OTP’s calendar! Want to plan ahead? Check Scoop OTP’s calendar! Where to take the kids, the in-laws, a date? Check Scoop OTP’s calendar!  We also have a Forced Family Fun category that has useful Scoop too. Thank you for following Scoop OTP as we are the insider’s guide to living outside the perimeter.

Feb
6
Thu
Updated Information: Thursdays Farmers Market at Vickery Village @ Vickery Village
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm
Updated Information:  Thursdays Farmers Market at Vickery Village @ Vickery Village

Vickery Village Thursday Farmers Market
Begins Thursday, April 11th – weekly through October 24th
9 am – 12 noon
Vickery Village Courtyard
5920 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040

For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/798831580475716/

The Vickery Village Farmers Market is held in the Vickery Village Courtyard. From April 11 – October 24, the Farmers Market will be open Thursdays from 9 a.m. – noon.

The mission of the Vickery Village Farmers Market is to provide access to fresh, high quality, locally-produced and healthy food products to the local community. All products offered at the market will be produced by local farmers and vendors and grown or produced using organic practices to the extent feasible.

The market standard incorporates the principles embodied under the Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) guidelines. Farmers that have received their CNG certification or USDA Organic certification will be given preference as well as those located in Forsyth County and within a 50 mile radius of Vickery Village.

Please direct all market inquiries to Joern Seigies, Market Manager, at joern@bramberifarm.com

Mar
1
Sun
ArtAround Roswell – Free Museum without Walls! @ Roswell's Parks
Mar 1 – Nov 25 all-day
ArtAround Roswell - Free Museum without Walls! @ Roswell's Parks

Roswell Arts Fund invites you explore, experience, and enjoy ArtAround Roswell – Roswell’s free museum without walls! The 2019-20 season introduces 9 temporary works of art joining our ten permanent sculptures through Roswell’s parks and historic downtown. ArtAround Roswell sculptures offer a meaningful experience for adults and children of all ages.

Take a self-guided tour using the ArtAround map, which can be downloaded at www.roswellartsfund.org. Discover more when you download Otocast from Itunes or Google Play and from the voice of the artist, gain insight about the art and the artist. Seize the unique photo opportunity and post your on pictures Instagram with the hashtag #ArtAroundRoswell. Share your experiences with Roswell’s arts community on Roswell Arts Fund’s Facebook page! Visit the website to learn more.

Mar
7
Sat
Marietta Square Food Tour @ Marietta Food Tours
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm

Update: They are offering Wed evening tours too now!

The Marietta Square Food Tour takes participants on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. Our walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge Marietta Food Tourabout its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square.

Go to www.mariettafoodtours.com or call 866-736-6343 for tickets.

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Apr
4
Sat
Marietta Square Food Tour @ Marietta Food Tours
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm

Update: They are offering Wed evening tours too now!

The Marietta Square Food Tour takes participants on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. Our walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge Marietta Food Tourabout its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square.

Go to www.mariettafoodtours.com or call 866-736-6343 for tickets.

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May
2
Sat
Marietta Square Food Tour @ Marietta Food Tours
May 2 @ 11:00 am – Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm

Update: They are offering Wed evening tours too now!

The Marietta Square Food Tour takes participants on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. Our walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge Marietta Food Tourabout its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square.

Go to www.mariettafoodtours.com or call 866-736-6343 for tickets.

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May
29
Fri
$1 Oyster Happy Hour @ WR Social House
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

$1 OYSTER SPECIALS 3-7

Brewery Tours & Tasting @ Red Hare Brewing
May 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Red Hare Brewery Tours & Tasting

Stop by this independent microbrewery located in the heart of Marietta, GA for tours & tastings.

Wednesday-Friday, 5:30pm-7:30pm; Saturdays, 2pm-6pm

Tour Options include:

The Pint Glass Tour for $12: 36 ounces of beer samples and a souvenir pint glass to take home.
*We can no longer offer To Go tours at this time. 

Brewery tours run frequently throughout each tasting, so be sure to keep your eye out for the guide walking around with a sign and join us for a walk through the brewing process!

We accept all major credit cards, but be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders (we also offer cash back).

We love dogs, so feel free to bring you pooches, but be sure to keep them leashed!

Our brewery is family friendly & we offer Root Beer for under-aged guests and designated drivers.

 

Couples Cooking: Taste of Napoli!
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The food of Naples is steeped in history and traditions. Join us for a journey to the southern coast of Italy for a Neopolitan feast paired with some of our favorite Italian wines.

Modern Spain
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Hands-On $65
With Chef Kyle Shankman
Spain is a proud country with an interesting regional diversity in it’s cuisine. Tonight we will show you a different side of this food culture, as Chef Kyle takes quality, classic ingredients and shakes things up with his modern Spanish twist. Spanish wines will be served.

Lumiere Lounge Piano Bar Nights @ Earl Smith Strand Theatre
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

As you sink into a plush couch or join a friend at a café table, the modern world seems to drift away as classic silent films quietly flicker in the background while a live pianist plays. The Lumière Lounge features specialty cocktails made with local Hometown Honey in addition to a full bar. The Strand was proud to introduce this popular silent film inspired cocktail lounge in November of 2014. The Lumière Lounge’s much-lauded specialty cocktail menu and live pianist create a perfectly intimate setting for a date night cocktail. Lumière is held on the second floor lounge Friday and Saturday nights from 7-11pm. 21+.

Local Live Music @ Live! at the Battery
May 29 @ 10:00 pm
Local Live Music @ Live! at the Battery
May 29 @ 10:00 pm
May
30
Sat
Woodstock Farm Fresh Market
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Welcome to the 2020 season of the Woodstock Farm Fresh Market!
The Market will begin the season on Saturday May 16th and run through December 19th. Market hours are 8:30-12 each Saturday morning on Market Street in Downtown Woodstock.
Please do not attend the Market if you are sick or at risk.

If you are experiencing any symptoms such as fever or dry cough, stay home to protect yourself and others. If you cannot attend the Market due to sickness or if you are at risk, please consider asking family or friends to pick up items for you or utilize the Virtual Farmers Market page HERE. Some of the vendors may work to arrange delivery if needed.

In an attempt to make a safe environment for our shoppers and vendors, we are asking for your help by doing the following when visiting the Market until further notice:

Please visit the market to shop with a purpose and not linger or make an event of your visit.
We know that historically the Market has been seen as a Saturday morning family tradition. In order to limit numbers of attendees, please send one person per household to shop the Market. Please consider your shopping trip to be an outdoor shopping run.
We are asking that pets be left at home for the time being.
Please consider pre-ordering from vendors that are able to do this. You may find out about pre-orders, pick-up or delivery options HERE.
There will be no consumption of prepared foods or samples available within the Market area. Prepared foods will be packaged to-go for you to enjoy off-site.
We ask that shoppers not touch any items on vendor’s tables. Vendors will bag the items you are purchasing.
We have spaced vendor booths further apart, please visit them all in the new layout utilizing the Elm Street Green. Please do not walk or stand between the booths.
We ask for your patience while vendors work with other shoppers. In order to maintain proper distancing, please understand that only one customer can be assisted at each booth at a time.
While waiting in line to be served, please maintain a proper distance from other humans.
Please be prepared to avoid cash transactions. Most vendors have electronic options for payment.

The Market will be setting up hand sanitizing stations throughout the area. Please utilize these as you move throughout the Market. 
PLEASE NOTE : There are no restrooms provided at this time within the Market area.

For more information on the Woodstock Farm Fresh Market call 770-924-0406 or email Kyle Bennett at kbennett@woodstockga.gov.

Alpharetta Farmers “Mini” Market
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are excited to announce that the Alpharetta Farmers Market will be open this Saturday from 9am – 12 pm with a “mini” farmers market.
You will be able to shop in person from 30 vendors at our NEW temporary location in the parking lot of Urban Hardware, 11770 Haynes Bridge Rd #501, Alpharetta, GA 30009.
Be sure to check out our modifications as we continue to keep our social distance at the market for our common good.
COVID-19 Market Safety Precautions:

Please do not attend if you are sick or at risk.
If you are sick — even if it’s just a mild cold or are experiencing symptoms such as fever or dry cough, stay home to take care of yourself and protect others. When in doubt, err on the side of caution. Consider asking a friend or family member to pick up your market items for you.
Any customer who is at higher risk, including individuals over 65 and those with underlying health conditions, should stay home. We encourage you to prioritize your own health and minimize your exposure to people. Consider asking a friend or family member to pick up your market items for you.

Marietta Square Farmers Market @ Marietta Square
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The market has an average of 60 plus vendors on Saturday (year round) and 25 plus vendors on Sunday (April-October). Market customers have lots of variety to choose from including heirloom tomatoes, fruits and vegetables that are rarely, if ever, available from the grocery store.

We also have lots of the staples such as potatoes, onions, tomatoes, squash, beans, amazing cut flower arrangements, local honey, herbal soaps, whole grain breads, fudge pies, jelly, jam and preserves. And for the dog lovers, All Natural and Organic dog biscuits.

Customers can also take home many live garden, yard and culinary herb plants, not to mention fresh squeezed lemonade.The Marietta Square Farmers Market will again be located on the Historic Marietta Square, taking up residence on North Park Square, between Shillings Restaurant and The Strand Theater.

Plenty of FREE parking available all day Saturday and Sunday at the TWO County Parking Decks, located at the corner of Lawrence and Waddell Streets, one block West of City Hall.

The Marietta Square Farmers Market is sponsored by The Downtown Marietta Development Authority and Economic Development for the City of Marietta.

For more details or updates contact Johnny Fulmer at 770.499.9393.

Marietta Square Food Tour @ Marietta Food Tours
May 30 @ 11:00 am – Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm

Update: They are offering Wed evening tours too now!

The Marietta Square Food Tour takes participants on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. Our walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge Marietta Food Tourabout its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square.

Go to www.mariettafoodtours.com or call 866-736-6343 for tickets.

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Marietta Square Food Tour
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

A 3 hour guided walking tour of locally owned eateries where you’ll savor over 10 appetizing tastings at 7 different culinary stops.  Come with us and transform into a “Marietta Square Insider”!

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.MariettaFoodTours.com!

Brewery Tours & Tasting @ Red Hare Brewing
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Red Hare Brewery Tours & Tasting

Stop by this independent microbrewery located in the heart of Marietta, GA for tours & tastings.

Wednesday-Friday, 5:30pm-7:30pm; Saturdays, 2pm-6pm

Tour Options include:

The Pint Glass Tour for $12: 36 ounces of beer samples and a souvenir pint glass to take home.
*We can no longer offer To Go tours at this time. 

Brewery tours run frequently throughout each tasting, so be sure to keep your eye out for the guide walking around with a sign and join us for a walk through the brewing process!

We accept all major credit cards, but be sure to bring some cash to tip your bartenders (we also offer cash back).

We love dogs, so feel free to bring you pooches, but be sure to keep them leashed!

Our brewery is family friendly & we offer Root Beer for under-aged guests and designated drivers.

 

Wine Tasting @ Marietta Wine Market
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Twice weekly the store hosts wine tasting events Wed 5-7pm and Sat 2-4pm. You can relax at the bar or on a cushy couch or chair while you taste, learn about wine and meet new friends. Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres are served at the tastings and donation proceeds go to local charities.

Farmer’s Market Vickery Village @ 5920 Post Road
May 30 @ 2:36 pm – 3:36 pm
Farmer's Market Vickery Village @ 5920 Post Road
Farmers Market at Vickery Village
5920 Post Rd, Cumming, Georgia 30040
 
All are 10 am – 12 noon these dates:
Sat, Dec 8
Sat, Dec 15
Sat Dec 22
Sat Jan 5
Sat Jan 19
Sat Feb 2
Sat, Feb 16
Sat, Mar 2
Sat, Mar 16


The mission of the Vickery Village Farmers Market is to provide access to fresh, high quality, locally-produced and healthy food products to the local community. All products offered at the market will be produced by local farmers and vendors and grown or produced using organic practices to the extent feasible.

The market standard incorporates the principles embodied under the Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) guidelines. Farmers that have received their CNG certification or USDA Organic certification will be given preference as well as those located in Forsyth County and within a 50 mile radius of Vickery Village.
 
Here’s a link to the Facebook page you can use:  https://www.facebook.com/events/216356605794933/
Date Night: American Coastal
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Spring’s the perfect time for savoring coastal flavors. Join us and get hands-on practice shaping and pan-frying crab cakes, making a delicious potato salad and tasty succotash. Plus, you’ll practice deep frying funnel cakes and feel like a kid again when you bite into them.

Homemade Pasta & Sauces – Spring Edition
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Hands-On $65
If you haven’t got an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, join us for a hands-on experience of the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, surprisingly easy, and the results are delectable. Students learn the techniques for making a basic pasta dough; using a pasta machine to roll and cut fettuccini, ravioli, and preparing pasta sauces. At the end of class, we’ll sit down to an Italian pasta feast.

Wine & Dine: France
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

No one place embodies the spirit and origins of contemporary culinary and winemaking concepts more than France. On this night we’ll pair some of our favorite French foods with some outstanding wines from the various regions of France.
Menu

Deviled Turkey Breast Tartine with Arugula, Lardons, & Roasted Tomatoes
Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes with Herb Crème Fraiche
Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs & White Bean Ragout
Chocolate Pot de Crème with Candied Brioche Whipped Cream

Lumiere Lounge Piano Bar Nights @ Earl Smith Strand Theatre
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

As you sink into a plush couch or join a friend at a café table, the modern world seems to drift away as classic silent films quietly flicker in the background while a live pianist plays. The Lumière Lounge features specialty cocktails made with local Hometown Honey in addition to a full bar. The Strand was proud to introduce this popular silent film inspired cocktail lounge in November of 2014. The Lumière Lounge’s much-lauded specialty cocktail menu and live pianist create a perfectly intimate setting for a date night cocktail. Lumière is held on the second floor lounge Friday and Saturday nights from 7-11pm. 21+.

Marc Ford (The Black Crows)
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Marc Ford is an American blues-rock guitarist. He is a former lead guitarist of the rock and roll jam band The Black Crowes, the former lead guitarist of the The Magpie Salute and the leader of his own bands: Burning Tree, Marc Ford & The Neptune Blues Club, Jefferson Steelflex, Fuzz Machine and Marc Ford & The Sinners.

Local Live Music @ Live! at the Battery
May 30 @ 10:00 pm
Local Live Music @ Live! at the Battery
May 30 @ 10:00 pm
Jun
1
Mon
Couples Cooking: Noodles & Bowls
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Made so many ways from every corner of the world come see how we work with this versatile creation.

Trivia Nights @ wr SOCIAL HOUSE
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm

Trivia Nights at wr SOCIAL HOUSE! Join us weekly for drink specials, prizes, and trivial knowledge glory!

Jun
2
Tue
Summer Ice Cream Social
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a delightful afternoon to kick off summer with an ice cream social! Girls will start the social in the Bistro by decorating their own sundae with festive toppings. Dress your doll in her summer best and come meet new friends at this fun event!
$10.00 per person. Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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