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.

Apr
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Updated Information: Thursdays Farmers Market at Vickery Village @ Vickery Village
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – Oct 24 @ 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

Apr
27
Sat
Marietta Square Food Tour @ Marietta Food Tours
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – Jul 27 @ 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
22
Wed
Wine Wednesdays @ Todd English Tavern
May 22 all-day

Half off wine bottles all day!

Fiber & Folk Art Show
May 22 @ 8:30 am – 8:00 pm

“In this show, we have a wonderful representation of many different artists, subject matter and mediums — everything from a huge painting of the iconic Guinea hens from Cornbread to artistic quilts, felted sculpture, art quilts, paintings and even a few pieces of clothing,” said Wendi Schutt, director for the show. “This show represents the diversity of fiber and folk art, and it is just a fun, interesting, thought-provoking and colorful show to see.”

Ladies Night!! 1/2 Price Bottles of WINE!
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us every Wednesday for Ladies Night! Starting at 5 PM ladies will receive 1/2 weekly chef specials. Don’t worry guys we have 1/2 price bottles of wine for everyone all night long! Can’t finish your bottle? We can re-cork it for you to take home!

AvalOM
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Breathe in. Breathe out. Come salute the sun with us every Wednesday April through October for a special yoga, barre, or Pilates class presented by Athleta, Club Pilates, Flywheel Sports, and lululemon. Each week, we will showcase one of these fitness retailers with a complimentary 60 minute class in the Plaza. Bring your own mat and Be Well on Wednesdays at AvalOM.

Team Trivia Night
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

It’s trivia night! Gather your dream team and come compete for first, second and third place prizes awarded each week! As a thank you to our community, we’ll take 50% off your first pint for Teachers, Nurses, First Responders, Military with badge or ID. Competition runs from 7-9pm.

The Radio Show Band
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – May 23 @ 2:00 am

Join us every Wednesday for Ladies Night and awesome music from The Radio Show @ 7:30 PM!

Undiscovered Artist Showcase
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

MadLife Stage & Studios Undiscovered Artist Showcase is an evening dedicated to local and regional artists, aspiring and professionals alike, giving them the opportunity to take our stage and present their performance and songwriting talents to an audience comprised of people who truly appreciate musicians, original music and live performances.
The Undiscovered Artist Showcase, is an event for solo songwriters, vocalists and small bands, although any musicians can apply to perform.
During the event, after all participants have performed their set, our panel of judges will select their 3 finalists for the night. In addition, based on applause, the audience will select one crowd favorite finalist. The 4 finalist artists will be invited back to the stage to perform one encore song in the second round. When the encore performances are complete, the judges will select their first, second, third and fourth place winners. The first, second and third place artists are the prize winners for the night, and will be invited to return to MadLife for the Undiscovered Artist Quarterly final.

May
23
Thu
YPOW AM
May 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome to YPOW AM an IN WDSTK Inc. event. Join us every Thursday morning at the Copper Coin for coffee and networking. There is no fee to join our weekly networking group.
Not sure if YPOW AM is for you?
* Need a career change to keep you local?
* Want to let more people in the community to know more about you and your business?
* Want to get more involved with local events?
* Do you Work, Play and/or Live in Woodstock?
If you answered YES to any of these.. Then should attend YPOW AM and see how our group and organization can benefit you!!

Fiber & Folk Art Show
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 8:00 pm

“In this show, we have a wonderful representation of many different artists, subject matter and mediums — everything from a huge painting of the iconic Guinea hens from Cornbread to artistic quilts, felted sculpture, art quilts, paintings and even a few pieces of clothing,” said Wendi Schutt, director for the show. “This show represents the diversity of fiber and folk art, and it is just a fun, interesting, thought-provoking and colorful show to see.”

Take Twenty
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Take Twenty is a Thursday event where we encourage you to take 20 minutes to refocus, reflect, and rejoice in the small moments that matter. 20% off draft beers for you, your family, and friends! Every Thursday!

Summer Ice Cream Social
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.

Food Truck Alley
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy a variety of 6-8 rotating food trucks and music each week. Stroll the streets, eat delicious food, listen to some great music and kick off the weekend a little early!

Rustic America Pallet *ON WOOD!*
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

During this class we will instruct you step-by-step on how to paint this 18″ Pallet on wood. Great for decorating! You will still get all of the fun with Painting with a Twist, and you get to make your very own wooden decorative piece! Sealant is not necessary for interior usage. Rust-Oleum Specialty Gloss Clear Lacquer Spray Paint is recommended for outdoor usage.
Arrive 15-20 min early to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! If you desire more time to unwind, visit with friends & breathe before we get twisted, we invite you to arrive up to 30 min prior to start time- it’s your Happy Half Hour! If you’re coming with others, but making reservations separately, give us your group’s name or point person in the Special Request box. We’ll seat you together!

Live Music at Smokejack BBQ
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy live music at Smokejack Thursday nights from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Strawberry Fields Spring Dinner
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

We know you’ve been waiting for the splendor of strawberry season to arrive! Now that strawberries are at their sweet peak, let’s celebrate with a fabulous dinner party devoted to this lovely ingredient. Bring your friends and enjoy a relaxing evening that showcases both sweet and savory dishes with our favorite super fruit.

Wine Tasting
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Classroom style wine tasting featuring different themes. Join us we explore the vast world of wine.
Classes start at 6:00pm; 6:30pm; 7:00pm and 7:30pm and last approximately 30 minutes. Each have a maximum capacity of 12 people. Reservations are recommended.

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Sexy Sax and Sangria
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Let the smooth sounds of the sax enlighten your senses while sipping sangria on our open air rooftop! Twinkly lights, soft jazz and a warm spring breeze sets the mood for this special evening! We will be serving all your favorites drinks including our Thursday night specials! Of course, this is GA, so if the heavens open up this day, we will do all of the above in the main level dining room 😉 Either way, we look forward to seeing you at Rootstock & Vine to kick start your Memorial day weekend.

Battle of the Bands Finals at MadLife!
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Our Battle of the Bands is an evening dedicated to local and regional musicians, aspiring and professionals alike, giving them the opportunity to take our stage and present their performance
and songwriting talents to an audience comprised of people who truly appreciate great bands, original music and live performances.
Many bands will enter, but one will walk away the winner. This event is a judged event where audience applause will choose the winner each night. The Top 3 bands of the evening get cash prizes and fortune and glory.
If you desire to be a part of this event please head over to our Battle of the Bands registration page on MadLife’s Website: http://madlifestageandstudios.com/battle/ and click on the “Register Here” link to email your application. If available, include video and/or audio of a live performance so our selection committee can get a good feeling for your music and artistry.

DJ Trivia
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us every Thursday @ 8 PM for DJ Trivia! Top three teams win house cash!

May
24
Fri
Fiber & Folk Art Show
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

“In this show, we have a wonderful representation of many different artists, subject matter and mediums — everything from a huge painting of the iconic Guinea hens from Cornbread to artistic quilts, felted sculpture, art quilts, paintings and even a few pieces of clothing,” said Wendi Schutt, director for the show. “This show represents the diversity of fiber and folk art, and it is just a fun, interesting, thought-provoking and colorful show to see.”

Free Treat Friday at the Alpharetta Welcome Center
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Stop by the Alpharetta Welcome Center on May 24th between 10am – 2pm to kick off summer with FREE pie! Come in, register to win a $100 gift card to Southern Baked Pie Company and then receive a free slice of Southern Baked pie to take home. One slice per person per registration, while supplies last. This is a free event.
The Alpharetta Welcome Center is the best source for information on Alpharetta and all that it offers in the way of shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation, for visitors and residents alike. For those planning a sporting event, family reunion, wedding or other special event, the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau can be a great help with its free planning services that include securing group hotel rates, welcome bags for guests and insider tips on facilities and vendors.
This event is sponsored by the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Blaire’s Braids with a Twist Doll Hair Salon Spectacular
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Come celebrate the sunny spirit of our newest character, Girl of the Year™ Blaire Wilson™, at a Doll Hair Salon Spectacular! Blaire’s creativity is always blooming and she loves new ways to style her long hair, especially if it keeps it out of her eyes when she’s helping out on her family’s farm. Your girl will learn how to create a special ’do, Blaire’s Braids with a Twist, as well as other tips and tricks for doll hair. Girls will also receive a special Blaire doll tee from our “Create Your Own” line, made specially for this event, to take home!
$28.00 per person. Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

Wine Tasting
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Unwind from the week and find some new favorite bottles. We will open 6 wines and feature meat and cheese. Come join us every Friday and Saturday from 5pm-8pm as we explore and enjoy the world of fine wine.

American Girl® Trivia Night
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Get your game on and join us for a lively evening of dinner and trivia! During dinner at our bistro, guests will receive a sheet of paper to write down their answers, while an announcer asks American Girl trivia questions. Whoever answers the most questions correctly will get a prize.
(gratuity not included). Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up. Please book a reservation in our restaurant between 5:30pm and 6:30pm.

Avalon Nights Live
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Unwind after a long week with live music in The Plaza every Friday from 6PM to 8PM at Avalon Nights Live! Grab your friends and family and get ready to dance the night away.

Date Night: Coast of Italy
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Love Italian flavors? Here’s your chance to create them in your own kitchen! Let the flour fly as you and your date make fresh pasta and pie dough. Try your hand at grilling shrimp, putting together an herbaceous sauce and baking up a fruit-filled dessert that’s perfect for sharing.

Friday with Friends: Beach Trip!
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

We’re getting you warmed up for your own summer beach trip. This tasty tropical menu brings a taste of the islands to your table. Can you say “yum”? Now that’s a taste-cation!

2019 Patio Music Series at Fire Stone
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

We’ve curated an exciting mix of musicians for our 2019 patio music series at Fire Stone. We are sure to be one of your favorite spots to enjoy stellar food, service and complimentary live music (no covers) in Downtown Woodstock. Enjoy genres from pop/rock, singer-songwriters, blues, jazz, folk, bluegrass, oldies and even DJs to dance the night away to. LIVE music kicks-off March 29 & 30 with Tommy McNulty & The Hearsay and runs through October 26. Weather permitting. Full schedule to be posted soon!