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5 Fun Things to Do Outside This Fall

Want to know how to enjoy this cooler weather to the fullest??

We live in Georgia where the temps are brutal in the summer, and there’s not much we want to do outside other than play in a pool.


Autumn means a chance to do fun fall festivities while enjoying the beautiful weather. Here are just a few of the activities we are looking forward to doing! 



1. Black Bear Festival



The Black Bear Festival is an annual arts and crafts festival that is held in the beautiful mountain town of Chatsworth, GA. The Black Bear Festival offers a variety of art, food, music, and activities for all ages.

This year's festival will be held on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 20th, 2019 from 10:00 am- 5:00 pm. Admission is $2.00. Ages 6 and under are free!

For more information on the festival, visit or call 706-695-6060.


2. 71st Annual North Georgia Agricultural Fair



Food, Rides, Entertainment, Petting Zoo, and much more! The North Georgia Ag Fair is October 17th at 5:30 pm - October 26th at 12 am.

The fair offers a valuable community service for Northwest Georgia through its recognition of those seeking to improve agricultural standards, its promotion of education, and its stimulation of youthful participation.

Find more info at 


3. Make A Difference Day

Make A Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Everyone can participate! Created by USA WEEKEND Magazine, Make A Difference Day is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Saturday of every October. Because of the popularity of this event, United Way will host projects on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 2019.

Click here to register for a project.


4. Goblin Chase Night Race


Come join Dalton Parks and Recreation on Saturday, October 26th for DPRD’s first 4-mile Goblin Chase Night Race and Children 10 and under with Adult.

The race will be at Haig Mill Lake Park - 652 Haig Mill Lake Road. This 4 mile-ish run is free with your donation of a non-perishable food item(s) for Dalton area food banks.

Online registration begins September 9th through October 18th.  Must register online for a guaranteed shirt. There will be limited number of shirts available race day. 

There is no guarantee of a T-shirt with race day registration. Race day check-in/registration will be 5:30- 6:30 pm.

There will be a trunk or treat from 5:30-6:30 pm for the families of racers. The 4-mile race begins at 7:00 pm.

For more in info check out:


5. Just relax


Drink apple cider or try that new pumpkin cream cold brew at Starbucks. Go for a drive and admire the changing leaves.

Sit in your comfiest chair, light some candles, or take a walk outside for some fresh air.

Whatever you do take a moment to pause, breathe and fill with gratitude.

Take it all in, because Fall is not forever, especially in Georgia.

So go create memories for your family that will last forever and can be passed onto future generations!


What will you be doing this Fall to get outside??