Restaurant Week in Alpharetta

Dine in for three-course menus at various local spots during Alpharetta Restaurant Week Feb. 22-29—the perfect excuse to try a new place or revisit a classic and celebrate exceptional cuisine that’s put Alpharetta on the culinary map. Details:

Laugh with Your Lover

Laugh with your sweetheart while watching Alpharetta’s funniest rom-com— “Jerry Finnegan’s Sister,” by ACT1 Theater. Catch the show Feb. 13-16, at AAC’s Black Box Theater. 238 Canton St. Details:

Date Night Meets Paris at Sur la Table

Whip up romance during a Paris-inspired date night at Sur la Table. Sign up for one of its various Valentine’s Day cooking classes. Details: 1082 N. Point Cir.,

Find Your Business’ Music Match

Dance with your darling while listening to live music curated for local venues through Alpharetta Music Project Strategy’s Music Match program. Details:

Italian Flavors Shine at Savory Gourmet

Global palates revel in Savory Gourmet’s Italian tomatoes and pasta, French jams and mustards, Sicilian olives and more. Shop ingredients, purchase chef-prepared meals and scratch-made sauces or dine in for something sophisticated and intimate. Details: 50 Canton St., Ste. 109.,

Welcome Alpharetta’s First Wellness Hotel

Sleep well at EVEN Hotel Alpharetta-Avalon Area—Alpharetta’s first wellness hotel offering eco-friendly, luxury and fitness-minded amenities like in-room workout equipment, refillable water bottles, grab-and-go meals from the marketplace, and a chic outdoor green space. Details: 2715 Old Milton Pkwy.,

Drive-by Graduation Celebration at Avalon

Avalon did not let coronavirus stop Fulton and Forsyth county seniors from getting their graduation send off. On Friday, May 22, the trendy mixed-use development held a drive-by graduation ceremony where local seniors could decorate their cars and cruise down the Boulevard to the cheers of Avalon residents and business owners. Details:

Alpharetta Elementary Helps Families in Need

When the schools shut down in wake of the coronavirus, the parents and teachers of Alpharetta Elementary School knew they had to do something to help. A call for donations went out at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, March 13, with only hours to collect. By 11 a.m. they had raised $11,000 in grocery giftcards and were able to help out around 30 families in need at Alpharetta […]

Purple Pansies Pay it Forward

Maria Fundora, owner of Casa Nuova, started her charity, Purple Pansies, in 2007 after losing her mother to pancreatic cancer. Since then the organization has raised over $1.5 million for pancreatic research efforts. But when coronavirus hit, the organization shifted gears to assist those on the front lines, treating dozens of hospital and Kroger employees to lunch as a show of thanks. Details:

Alpharetta’s Best Dishes in One Cookbook

Local chefs of Alpharetta City Center, Avalon, and Halcyon have brought some of their restaurants’ best dishes together to create “Cooking Together(ish)”, a digital cookbook whose proceeds will be donated to North Fulton Community Charities and The Place of Forsyth County. Get your copy by donating at least $25 to either charity and emailing your receipt to .