Spooktacular At Bulloch Hall
Get your “spook” on this Halloween season at Sip of the South — an annual adults-night-out affair hosted by Bulloch Hall. This year, the event will take place on Saturday, Oct, 27 at 6:30 pm and will once again feature its popular Halloween theme.
From witches and ghosts to movie characters and celebrities, guests are encouraged to add to the festive atmosphere by dressing in costumes and other eerie attire. While optional, guests wearing costumes will be able to compete for prizes in a costume contest.
Sip of the South will also feature a barbecue dinner, open bar, and live music provided by Men in Blues — the perfect ingredients for a hauntingly fun night out with friends.
Tickets are $45 per person. Reservations must be made by Oct. 24. Call 770-992-1731 for more information or to reserve tickets.
Bulloch Hall is located at 180 Bulloch Avenue in Roswell.
Cobb County To Study Underage Drinking
The Cobb County Alcohol Taskforce is conducting a countywide survey in October to help identify community support for effective strategies in dealing with youth drinking problems. The short survey asks participants questions on the subject of underage and you drinking. Check online at
For additional info, contact Cathy Finck at 404-791-7406.
Taste Fest At Roswell High
The halls of Roswell High School will rock on Friday, Oct. 12th from 6-8:00 p.m. with aromas from across the globe and around the corner with the silent auction continuing until 9:00 p.m. It’s all part of the Roswell High School TasteFest, a massive fundraising event that aims to upgrade athletic fields and equipment, plus support the student clubs at Roswell High School. “The outdoor dining and cooking area was a tremendous success last year with the drum corps creating a festive atmosphere. “Look for more enhances this year,” said Nury Gulick, current Chair of RHS TasteFest.
Roswell High School is located at 11595 King Road. Tickets can be purchased from students or at the front office beginning the first day of school. For more info visit www.rhstastefest.weebly.com.
Local Author Speaks
Susan Rebecca White, born and raised in Atlanta, is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Bound South and A Soft Place to Land. After spending many years in San Francisco, she returned to her hometown, where she teaches creative writing at Emory.
White is the guest speaker of the Atlanta Authors Speaker Series on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Roswell Library. The program will be held in the Meeting Room off the lobby of the Roswell Library, 115 Norcross Street at 2pm. The program is free and open to the public and reservations
are not required.
Nature Photographers Exhibit
As a part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival, the Chattahoochee Nature Center is exhibiting nature photography from the Georgia Nature Photographers’ Association (GNPA). This juried exhibition features wildlife, landscape, and macro images. These images represent a sample of the best work by the more than 300 members of the GNPA.
The Georgia Nature Photographers’ Association in partnership with the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) is pleased to present a juried exhibition of wildlife, landscape, and macro images. These images represent a sample of the best work by the more than 300 members of the GNPA. The exhibit runs through December 4. There is a special reception on Oct. 14 at 5:30.
Oh The Humanity Of Arts…
There is plenty on tap this month in the area. From young piano prodigies to Gypsy folk music, there is something for everyone.
Throughout the month of October, the City of Roswell is participating in the National Arts and Humanities Month. This initiative is sponsored by the Roswell Cultural Arts Board and will feature events honoring the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Roswell. There is a wide array of offerings from gallery exhibits and lectures to concerts and dance performances. Residents will be able to fill their social calendars with fun outings for the entire family.
Highlights include a performance of the Metropolitan Ballet Theater on Oct. 13 and 14, a Halloween funhouse at the East Roswell Recreation Center on the 18th, a lecture from author Susan Rebecca White at the main library on the 20th, and yes, there is even a chili cook-off at the Arts Center West on the 27th.
For more information on these or other activities, contact Morgan Timmis at 770-594-6187 or visit www.roswellgov.com.
Concert Of Russian And Gypsy Folk Music
On Oct. 20, the Atlanta Balalaika Society will present a concert of Russian and Gypsy folk music, song, and dance at 7:30 p.m. at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center.
The concert will feature the internationally acclaimed Russian-
Romani (Gypsy) ensemble Via Romen, with Vadim Kolpakov, Russian-Romani seven-string guitar, vocals, and dance; Arkadiy Gips, violin; Oleg Timofeyev, Russian seven-string guitar; and vocalist Eugenia Zolotariova. The Atlanta Balalaika Society will perform with domra virtuoso Angelina Galashenkova-Reed.
For tickets and information, call Irene McCullough at 404 325-2449; send email to email@example.com or visit www.atlantabalalaika.com.
Reigning For A Cause
Roswell’s own rising country performer Angela Reign will perform with Southside of the Tracks live on Sunday, Oct. 28 at the 120 Tavern and Music Hall, located at 1440 Roswell Rd. in Marietta. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the music starts at 8 p.m. This is a special benefit concert to benefit the fight against multiple sclerosis.
Reign has been nominated for Best Female Country Artist and Best Music Video of the Year by the Georgia Music Awards and for Best Female Artist by Georgia-Country. Her shows are pure adrenaline and are not to be missed. The money that is raised will be used to find the cause, treatment, and ultimately the cure of multiple sclerosis. The money is also used to provide education, information, direct financial support, and scholarships to individuals and families living with MS.
Young Pianist To Perform
David Nash, an award-winning young pianist, will perform in concert at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 27, at
4 pm. The concert will benefit the student scholarship fund of the Atlanta Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon International Fraternity. Mu Phi Epsilon, through its Helen Haupt Alumni Chapter Grant, and Seniors Enriched Living are jointly sponsoring this exceptional recital, featuring works by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Schubert, and Ravel.Tickets, $20 for adults and $5 for students, are available by check payable to SEL, with For: Mu Phi Epsilon noted on the bottom of the check. Mail check to 9035 Niblick Drive, Alpharetta, Ga, 30022, attn: Marilyn Dietrichs.