photo of pumpkins in the fall to promote fall events near southwyck homes communities

Southwyck Homes prides itself on building diverse communities with easy access to vibrant local communities, amenities and many metro Atlanta attractions. While the home is a great place to spend time with family and friends, the fun shouldn’t stop outside of the home. Situated within inclusive communities with exciting fall rosters, Crossroads at Birmingham, Vickery and the Artisan at Victory homeowners are entertained year-round. Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy the crisp Georgia weather and celebrate the coming holiday season. Here are a couple of exciting community events sure to add flair to this time of year!

Crossroads at Birmingham

photo of Southwyck Homes community crossroads at birminghamLocated in Milton, Crossroads at Birmingham features a rustic farmhouse collection of 25 Village Homes and 10 one-acre Country Estates. Located in the beautiful town of Milton, homeowners in this community have access to top-rated shopping and employment opportunities. Fall seasonal events are finally here for Milton residents to enjoy!

Every Wednesday through October from 3 to 6 p.m., residents in Milton traverse the stalls of the Milton Farmers Market to find crisp, fresh vegetables, fruit and more. Take advantage of the professionally inspired kitchens at Crossroads by picking up fresh produce to create delicious fall recipes to get into the spirit of the season! Stay updated on the Facebook page for regular updates on this Milton gem. The market is on 12615 Broadwell Road on the Broadwell Pavilion.

The highly anticipated annual Crabapple Fest takes place on October 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Residents can enjoy more than 100 antique and art vendors that feature one-of-a-kind items, a perfect start to the holiday shopping season. A large television will be set up in the heart of Crabapple for football fans to watch the big game while enjoying delicious food. The festival is truly an event for the entire family and even leashed pets to love!

Continue the festivities with the community-favorite event of the season on October 25 at Carvin’ in Crabapple! The bring-your-own-pumpkin event takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. and the city of Crabapple provides all the tools necessary to create a spooky (or silly!) jack-o-lantern creation! Don’t forget to bring Tupperware to bring home discarded pumpkin seeds to bake a delicious, salty snack. The kids will love the complimentary crafts, games and face painting!


photo of southwyck homes at vickery homeThis historically inspired community features intentionally designed floor plans in gorgeous farmhouse homes that mesh with the surrounding beauty of Vickery. Purposeful living and a central location set this Cumming community apart, “the gateway of leisure living.” Cumming is an exciting community with a rich roster of events to fill up this fall season!

Germany might be far away but the excitement of the 5th annual Victoberfest is right in Cumming! Hosted by Cherry Street Brewing and Cherry Street Taproom on September 25 and 26, visitors and residents of the community come together to celebrate the fall season. Enjoy live music, authentic German beer, a Biergarten, costume contest, games and more. A covered tent provides extra space for social distancing. On September 25, there will be performances from Luke Latimer and the Jessie Albright Band. Find more details at the website.

The Cumming County Fair and Festival is the event of the season. Delectable fair food, thrilling fair rides and guaranteed fun awaits the entire family at the Cumming County Fair and Festival. Buy tickets in advance to skip the line. Pricing for visitors 11 and up is $10 each and under 10 are free. Expect featured performances from Josh Turner, Yellow Brick Road and Alter Eagles.

The Artisan at Victory

Located in Acworth, The Artisan at Victory is a beautiful collection of active adult bungalows. Starting in the $400,000s, homes in this community feature large front porches and access to a community garden, scenic walking trails, bocce ball courts and a gathering pavilion. Nestled between the downtown areas of Acworth and Woodstock, homeowners at The Artisan at Victory enjoy access to two growing city centers and all their amenities.

As the weather begins to dip into lower temperatures, visit the Acworth’s Farmers Market to stock up on fresh produce for canning, hearty stews and more. A community supporter of local grocers and producers, this farmer’s market features goodies from sellers across North Georgia. Located on Cherokee Street, pick up crisp vegetables, fruit and more every Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. through October. Follow them on Facebook for regular updates on vendors, weather and community events.

On October 10 from 4 to 9 p.m., lovers of classic cars and days-gone-by will love the Fall Classic Car Cruise located in downtown Acworth. The Lake City Cruises partnered with the city of Acworth and downtown Acworth merchants for an exciting event, free to the public! The $5 entry fee for all participants supports Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth.

photo of scarecrows to advertise the scarecrow invasion in woodstock near southwyck homes the artisan at victoryDuring October, a record 180 scarecrows will be scattered around Downtown Woodstock, making it the biggest scarecrow event in the southeast. The 2021 WDSTK Scarecrow Invasion is the perfect leisure activity to enjoy the beautiful fall weather with family and friends. This event earned Best Event of the Year by the Georgia Historic High Country Regional Travel Association in 2018. Choose your favorite scarecrow of the season while also enjoying the vibrant downtown area of Woodstock.

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