6 Atlanta home and garden events in September

Art on the BeltLine, ADAC’s annual symposia, and more
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Monet Waterlily Festival
Monet Waterlily Festival

Photograph by Rick Cannon

September 9–11
Fall Atlanta Home Show & Outdoor Living Expo
More than 300 vendors gather at the Cobb Galleria to show off the latest home improvement products and services at the 39th annual show.

September 10–November
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Now in its seventh year, the South’s largest annual outdoor public art event showcases the work of more than 300 pro and emerging artists. The program includes visual and performing pieces, with installations along both the Eastside Trail and the Westside Trail at Gordon White Park. The popular Lantern Parade kicks off the festivities.

September 23–24
Swan Coach House Flea Market
One of Atlanta’s best flea markets returns to the parking deck of the Atlanta History Center. All proceeds benefit the Forward Arts Foundation, which supports visual arts in Atlanta.

September 24–25, October 1–2
Monet Waterlily Festival
Gibbs Gardens hosts its second annual festival celebrating 140 varieties of waterlilies blooming around its Monet Bridge. Enjoy the strolling musicians, a juried art gallery, and a “French Market” of locally sourced foods, including treats like pastries, macaroons, and crepes. The Arbor Cafe will be open for lunch.

September 26–29
Discover ADAC
Hear fresh perspectives from the nation’s top designers, manufacturers, and editors at the South’s leading design center. These annual symposia are open to the public. Register online.

September 30–October 29
Thrift Studio
This pop-up shop offers deeply discounted designer goods and carefully vetted used furniture to support Dwell with Dignity, a nonprofit that provides furnishings for families struggling to rise out of poverty and homelessness. Held at ADAC, this market is the first Atlanta version of what has become a highly popular event in Dwell’s hometown of Dallas.

This article originally appeared in our Fall 2016 issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.

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