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Events to Kick off Fall - Publisher's Picks

McDonough - Stockbridge - Hampton - Locust Grove - Griffin - and more!

By Jennifer Sheran, publisher Macaroni Kid McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove September 15, 2021

It's officially Fall!!! I've been busy searching for all the local events to bring you a full fall calendar of events and fun activities! I have compiled all things fall into the 2021 Fall Fun Guide. If you are looking for corn mazes, pumpkin patches, trunk or treat locations, haunted attractions, and fall festivals, you will find all of it and more in this comprehensive guide of local events.

GIVEAWAY WINNER! Last week, we announced a giveaway of four tickets to see the Gold Over America Tour to see the US Olympic Gymnasts at Gas South Arena in Duluth on October 26. The winner is Andrea Meggie from McDonough!


This week's Top Five Picks

Every week I choose five events or activities to highlight things to do in and around McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove, Griffin, Jackson, and surrounding areas. These choices come for our calendar of events and may include something for family fun, date night ideas, and things just for the kids. If you go to one of the activities on the list, please share with us on Instagram @mackidmcdonough #findyourfamilyfun.

  1. For the little ones: Locust Grove Library Drive-in story time and crafts on Thursday at 11 and the Story time walk at the Fortson Library in Hampton on Friday at 11.
  2. Fall Festival Fun: Take the family to the Hampton Speakeasy Festival on Saturday.
  3. Hiking Club: Join the Henry County Hiking Club on a hike at Arabia Mountain on Saturday.
  4. Celebrate Family Fun & Fitness Day: Kick off the day on Saturday with a Family Zumba party in Stockbridge
  5. County Fair: Head over to Griffin this weekend for the Spalding County Fair.


You'll find more of what's happening in and around McDonough, Stockbridge, Locust Grove, Hampton, Jackson, and Griffin every day on our events calendarHave an event to submit? Please do so HERE

Publisher Note: The Top Five Picks are merely suggestions and age recommendations are provided by the venue, we have not previewed all events in the Top Five and encourage parents to use their own judgment when choosing events to attend with children. This page is updated every Wednesday. 


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