Jessica Green browsed art  at last month's Piedmont Arts Festival. (Photo by Phil Mosier)
Jessica Green browsed art at last month’s Piedmont Arts Festival. (Photo by Phil Mosier)

Wheelbarrow Festival
The 18th annual Reynoldstown celebration is set for Sept. 14 at Lang-Carson Park on Flat Shoals Avenue. There will be a 5K run, an artist market, health fair, food vendors and live music from Living Space Trio, Frets on Fire, Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, Norman Frank and the Ghost Dance, Groove Neighbors, Wasted Potential Brass Band and Space Truck. For more information, visit

Atlanta Arts Festival
Returning to Piedmont Park for its seventh year on Sept. 14-15, the event features a juried show of 200 of the country’s finest painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craftsman, glass blowers and more. This year’s festival also boasts live music, food and beverages, kids activities and much more. For more information, visit

East Atlanta Strut
Come on out and strut your stuff at the annual music and arts festival held in the heart of East Atlanta Village. This one-day extravaganza will take place on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Attractions include five stages of live music, a comedy stage, kids village, artist market, food and beverages, and the famous Strut Parade. All funds raised will benefit community projects and organizations. For more information or to volunteer, please visit

Music Midtown
Music Midtown will rock Piedmont Park on Sept. 20-21 with two days ofa acts including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Journey, Queens of the Stone Age, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Imagine Dragon, Phoenix, Jane’s Addiction, Weezer, 2 Chains, Kendrick Lamar, Cake, Tegan and Sara, Arctic Monkeys, The Black Lips, North Mississippi Allstars, The Neighbourhood, Capital City, ZZ Ward, Drivin N Cryin, The Mowgli’s, Mona and Reignwolf. For tickets and details, visit

Sandy Springs Arts Festival
The 2013 Sandy Springs Festival is Sept. 21-21 on Heritage Green featuring a children’s area, artists market, 10K and 5K races and a pet parade. For more information, visit

Candler Park Fall Fest
The Candler Park Neighborhood Organization presents the 13th annual festival on Sept. 28-29 with live music, local food vendors, 5K race, kids area, and more than 150 artist booths. Musical acts will include Queens of the Blues (featuring Francine Reed, Sandra Hall and Lola Gulley), Will Scruggs, Kingsized and more. More information at


Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.