Thursday, April 12, 2012
Music on Main, wildflower hike and more.
There's a quite a bit of fun going on in and close to Stone Mountain this weekend. It'll be hard to pick just one! If you decide to go to any of these spots and you take pictures, upload them to our Pics N' Clips Gallery and share them with other Patch readers! 1. What: Music on Main at the Gazebo When: Saturday, April 14, 12 p.m.- 6 p.m. Where: The gazebo in Stone Mountain Village, Main Street. Why go: This event kicks off the summer concert series of Music on Main. Bands scheduled to perform include Driver, Black Shampoo and Candi Ray. Bring your lawn chairs. 2. What: "Tip, Tap, Two" When: Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 15; 8 p.m. show time April 12-14; 3 p.m., April 15. Where: ART Station Why go: Come see the tap-dancing …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Stone Mountain-Redan headlines April 1-7.
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Thursday, April 5, 2012
It's going to be a beautiful Easter weekend in Stone Mountain
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Gail Moore
Thursday, April 5, 2012
With sunny skies and moderate temperatures throughout the weekend, it's going to be a great few days to get outside and enjoy all the colors of Spring and the many things around Stone Mountain. In addition to the Annual Easter Sunrise Service on Stone Mountain, here's a few others - in alphabetical order. 1. AARF's April Adoption Event When: Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 12:00 - 3:00 Why Go: Come out to meet lots of great AARF and Dekalb County Animal Services dogs at AARF Pet Central - 6570 James B Rivers Drive, Stone Mountain Village (678) 534-3483 http://www.aarfatlanta.org/adoptiondays2006.html 2. Bowling and Arcade Fun Where: Stars and Strikes Tucker/Stone Mountain 1741 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083 Why Go: …
Parents might wish for a few conveniences, but kids only care about the watery fun.
If you've ever grabbed some towels and headed down to Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park's Fountain of Rings with your family, Geyser Towers at Stone Mountain Park might remind you a little of that spot. Kids love dashing in and out of the gushing water, never knowing exactly when they're going to get hit - that's the thrill. At Geyser Towers, kids have the added fun of hiking up and across rope structures to the towers and getting soaked up high. For us locals, Geyser Towers -- while it might not be considered dirt cheap - is obviously closer than Centennial, so that's a huge plus. The cost is included in the park's One-Day Adventure Pass and the Mountain Membership, so you have access to more than the new attraction. Here is pricing …
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Stone Mountain-Redan headlines March 25-31.
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
It's a BIG weekend in Stone Mountain.
Enjoy spring in Stone Mountain this weekend, as everything from the bluegrass festival to the opening of Geyser Towers at Stone Mountain Park give you great options. Listed alphabetically: 1. Art Stroll, City of Stone Mountain When: Saturday, March 31, 7-9:30 p.m. Where: City of Stone Mountain (Stone Mountain Village) Why Go: You get to visit artists' studios, and see (perhaps buy) some of their wonderful creations. Cost: Free 2. Blue Grassroots Music and Arts Festival When: Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Where: City of Stone Mountain (Stone Mountain Village) Why Go: Who can resist dancing in the street? It's the third annual Blue Grassroots Festival and it looks like a lot of fun. Cost: Free 3. Geyser Towers Opening When: Saturday…
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Park said its new attraction is similar to a structure at Sea World Australia, park says.
A section of Stone Mountain Park is about to get all wet. Geyser Towers is slated to open Saturday, March 31. Stone Mountain Park has said the attraction is the second installation of its kind in the world and the only one in North America to integrate water features. The park said the other similar structure is at Sea World Australia but doesn't include water. The park said closed-toe shoes are required to enjoy Geyser Towers. It also said guests between 32 and 40 inches tall must be accompanied by a chaperone age 16 or older. The cost is included in the park's One-Day Adventure Pass and the Mountain Membership. Stone Mountain Park said the estimated cost of the project is just under $1 million. Geyser Towers is adjacent to Sky Hike in …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
New attraction set to open in in spring 2012.
The heavy equipment came in Monday to start clearing the way for Geyser Towers, Stone Mountain Park's newest attraction due to open spring 2012. The location of Geyser Towers, adjacent to Sky Hike in the Crossroads area, will create quite the fun spot at the activity-filled park. Geyser Towers' construction will be the second installation of its kind in the world and the only one in North America to integrate water features, according to the park: It said the other similar structure is at Sea World Australia but doesn't include water. Stone Mountain Park said the project is estimated to cost just under $1 million to complete. Stone Mountain Park will be filling positions for Geyser Towers. Check out current job openings at the park, too.