Active Adult Games

WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS W.P. Jones Lodge 10am-2pm Resident: $30, Non-resident: $50 If you’re 50+ and someone who enjoys gameplay competition, this is for you! Play games including Mahjong, Checkers, Backgammon and Scrabble, to name a few. Register by calling 770.814.6981. Details:

Open Play Pickleball

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS Bunten Road Park 6:30-8pm Residents: $30, Non-resident: $50 Come out and compete with other pickleball lovers over a few round-robin games! While the courts will be open for all skill levels, training time will not be included. Details:

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

DEC. 16 3142 Hill St. N.W. 10am-noon Free Before it’s too late, let your little ones get in those last few holiday wishes, delve into a few cheery arts and crafts and send in their letters to travel back home with Santa! Details:

Breakfast with Santa

DEC. 9 Park Place 9-10am, 10:30-11:30am $20 per resident child, $30 per non-resident child Watch your kids light up as they get to spend time with the one and only Santa himself! Goodies, music and holiday crafts will be available for all guests. Details:

Holly Jolly Block Party

DEC. 2 Johns Creek City Hall 4-8pm Free Come on out and witness the lighting of the 40-foot City Christmas tree, sing along to live musical performances or take a gander through the Elf Zone at this jolly event. Details:

Deck the Hall

DEC. 2 Downtown Duluth 2-7pm Free Bring your kiddos along to kick off the holiday season with live entertainment, crafts, fun in the snow and photos with Santa himself! Details:

Book Club

NOV. 22 Bunten Road Park 2:30pm Free Find your next favorite read at this social get together featuring a monthly book of interest! There is no charge to join, but a reservation is required. Details:

Duluth Farmers & Artisan Market

NOV. 12 Downtown Duluth 2-5pm Free Shop in-season, local produce, baked goods and other homemade items such as salsa, candles, pottery and more at this bi-monthly market. Details:

Johns Creek Art Festival

OCT. 21-22 1930 Bobby Jones Dr. Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 10am-5pm Free For the 10th year in a row, peruse through 100 artisans from around the country bringing paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much more! Details:

Howl on the Green

OCT. 27 Duluth Town Green 5-9pm Free From furry friends to little ones, all are welcome at this night of magical lit-up fun featuring fi re dancers, mystical creatures, aerialists and more. Details: