Friday, April 5, 2013
Check out activities happening in and around Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Please click on the event title to learn more. Saturday, April 6 Read to Rover, 3-4 p.m. at Stonecrest library branch, 3123 Klondike Rd., Lithonia. Kids get to practice reading skills while a trained therapy dog listens. Free. Stone Mountain Village Art Stroll takes place from 7-9:30 p.m. The event is free. Sunday, April 7 Nearby: Butterfly Safari, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW , Stockbridge, 30281. Cost: $7 plus $5 parking. Register in advance: 770-389-7801 Dragons and Damsels 2-4 p.m. at Panola Mountain State Park, $5 plus $5 parking. Learn about dragonflies and damselflies. Register in advance: 770-389-7801 Interpretive hike, 8-11 a.m., Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Rd., …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Also this weekend: Dog Adoption Day at AARF and the Easter bunny at Stonecrest.
Please click on the event title for more information. Saturday, March 30 > Spring FUN Break begins at Stone Mountain Park, featuring the new Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – The 4-D Experience! at the 4-D theater, and the Campfire Grill. Prices vary. > Easter bunny at Mall at Stonecrest, 2929 Turner Hill Rd. in Lithonia, from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. > Dog Adoption Day at AARF Pet Central, 6570 James B. Rivers Dr., 12-3 p.m. Sunday, March 31 > Interpretive and recreational hike with Ranger Robby at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, 3787 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia, from 8-11 a.m. Bring sturdy hiking shoes and water. > 9th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Wade Walker Park, 5585 Rockbridge Rd. in Stone Mountain, 2-5 p.m. for kids ages 3-10, provided…
Friday, December 14, 2012
Also up this weekend: Bagpiper at sundown in Stone Mountain Village; Nature hike at Davidson-Arabia Mountain nature preserve.
When: Saturday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m.-12 p.m Where: Redan-Trotti Library, 1569 Wellborn Rd., Lithonia Who's this for: Those interested in an author discussion. Why go: Hear Stewart speak about "The Gift," her book of poems and prayers inspired by scripture. She'll also answer questions about the publishing process. How much: free When: Saturday, Dec. 15, 2-3 p.m. Where: Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Rd., Stone Mountain Who's this for: Readers of the book and those who want to talk about it. Why go: Talk with others about this fascinating story. How much: free When: Through December 23 (check matinee, evening and morning show times). Where: ART Station, 5384 Manor Dr, Stone Mountain Who's this for: Those who love the theater and a good …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Also up this weekend: Stone Mountain Park Christmas and snow fun, and a Sunday morning hike.
When: Through December 23 (check matinee, evening and morning show times). Where: ART Station, 5384 Manor Dr, Stone Mountain Who's this for: Those who love the theater and a good Christmas story. Why go: Support the local artse, enjoy original songs and this story line (from ART Station's website): Five strangers are stranded in a small-town diner on a blustery Christmas Eve. While waiting for miracles, they discover they have more in common that they could ever have imagined. When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. Where: Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Rd., Stone Mountain Who's this for: Everyone. Why go: The movie (Rated PG) is very enjoyable for kids and adults. How much: Free. When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: 5513 E. …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The festival on Wilburn Farm in Lithonia included apple cider-making, games, and a very bumpy (but fun) hayride.
On its second day on Saturday, the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Fall Festival at Wilburn Farm provided simple seasonal pleasures, including apple-cider made right on the spot and a lovely, bumpy hayride over the granite outcrops and hilly paths that pass an old barn. In addition, there were presentations by Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE), face-painting, live music, and games. Do you have photos from the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Fall Festival at Wilburn Farm? Click on the "Upload Photos & Videos" and share them with other Patch readers!
Friday, October 19, 2012
See what's going on this weekend in Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
When: Friday, Oct. 19, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. Here is a full schedule of the Annual Fall Festival. Where: Wilburn Farm, 3899 N. Goddard Rd., Lithonia, 30038. Why go: Hayrides, campfires and apple cider in a farm setting seems like the perfect way to enjoy the season. Plus, it's free. When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Where: Stone Mountain Village Baptist Church lawn, in the center of town Why go: Deals! When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Where: Stone Mountain Old Post Office Emporium, 5379 East Mountain Street, Stone Mountain Why go: Even more deals! When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.- 2p.m. Where: Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Rd., Lithonia, 30038 Why go: Learn more about breast …