Residents at Monte Hewett Homes communities are never lacking in ways to occupy their time. Constructed in some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Atlanta, communities like Avalon in Alpharetta and St. Andrews in the heart of Buckhead offer endless options for shopping, dining, entertainment and more, including celebrations of the upcoming colder weather. Here are a few ways to celebrate fall near some of the best-appointed and deluxe communities in Atlanta.
Located in the heart of thriving, swanky Buckhead, St. Andrews places residents a few blocks from popular locations including the Atlanta History Center and Buckhead’s numerous shops and restaurants.
The Atlanta History Center, only a couple of blocks from St. Andrews, is hosting a variety of fall-themed events throughout September and October. On September 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., join attendees at Smith Family Farm for the Fall Folklife Festival, an exploration of Southern traditions. Guests will browse the art market, hear from storytellers, view chef demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities including basket weaving, woodworking, blacksmithing, pottery, food preservation, candle dipping and more. Adults can enjoy tasting the wares of local brewers and listening to Georgia’s folk musicians. The cost to attend the Fall Folklife Festival is free for Atlanta History Center members and included with general admission tickets to the Center for nonmembers.
On October 23 from noon to 5 p.m., head to the Center for Dia De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead Festival, which will be presented in partnership with the Consul General of Mexico and the Institute of Mexican Culture. Attendees can participate in Mexican traditions including dancing, crafts, authentic Mexican food, entertainment and displays of altars honoring deceased family members and friends, decorated with flowers, favorite foods and beverages. Dia De Los Muertos is a free event.
Within walking distance of countless upscale shops and restaurants is Avalon, a stunning community of single-family homes and townhomes with unbelievable floorplans and outstanding features. Offering everything residents could ask for, including groceries at Whole Foods, shops, restaurants and various community events for attendees of all ages, Avalon is the ideal place to celebrate fall.
On September 14, get a closer look at some of the latest fall fashions at the Noon to Night: Fall Fashion Benefit for Bert’s Big Adventure. From 6 p.m. to 10, guests can enjoy a cocktail reception and a fashion show featuring the Bert’s Big Adventure kids, Atlanta celebrities and brand-new fall collections. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $150 for VIP admission.
For Halloween fun, join residents in Trick or Treating with the kids from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 28. In addition to collecting yummy treats, kids can complete a Trick-or-Treat map and be entered to win an Avalon family fun prize package. Trick-or-Treat at Avalon is free and takes place at Avalon Boulevard.
Adults can enjoy Halloween in their best costumes at Trick or Drink on Saturday, October 28 from 7 p.m. to 10 for an evening of dancing to a live DJ and specialty cocktails. The event is free to attend and will take place at the Avalon Plaza.
For more activities at Avalon, including weekly wellness classes, live music and more, visit www.ExperienceAvalon.com/Events.
Monte Hewett Homes offers residents local entertainment and culture, in addition to well-appointed interiors and communities designed to enhance its residents’ lifestyles. For more about living at Avalon or St. Andrews, visit www.MonteHewettHomes.com/Locations.