7 great Atlanta home & garden events in October

From photography to apples, plus plenty of art
Treehouse tour at Fall Fest in Candler Park
Treehouse tour at Fall Fest in Candler Park

Atlanta Celebrates Photography
All month long
During the country’s largest community-based photography festival, exhibits pop up across the metro area. The popular push-pin show is now at Ponce City Market. Free.

Candler Park Fall Fest
October 3–4 Check out artist booths, live bands, a kids area, a 5K run, and a Sunday tour of homes. The tour includes unique landscapes, a community garden with goats and chickens, and several treehouses.

0915_octevents02_oneuseonlyGeorgia Apple Festival
October 10–11, 17–18 Located in the heart of apple country, Ellijay has celebrated its annual harvest for 44 years. In addition to fresh fruit and baked goods, there are craft demonstrations, a parade, and an antique car show. $5.

Serenbe Art Stroll + Home Tour
October 11 Tour private homes and purchase local and regional art to benefit the Artist in Residence Program, which houses visiting artists in live-work cottages.

Country Living Fair
October 23–25 Visit Stone Mountain Park for more than 200 vendors of antiques, crafts, home decor, folk art, and upcycled goods. Attend craft demonstrations and “how-to” seminars by the editors of Country Living.

Remodeled Homes Tour
October  24 
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry shows remodeled homes from Buckhead to Johns Creek, benefiting CURE Childhood Cancer. $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

0915_octevents03_oneuseonlyAtlanta Arts Festival
October 24–25 Two hundred fine artists selected from across the country showcase paintings, photographs, sculptures, leather, metalworks, and glass pieces. Relatively new on the scene, the festival was created to fill a void of fall art festivals held at Piedmont Park. Free.

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.