Aug. 30, 5:30-8 p.m., Cherokee Veterans Park, Canton The last Wednesday of each month, through October, bring your lawn chairs and blankets for dinner and special activities. www.playcherokee.org
Sept. 1-3 and 8-10, Canton Theatre Directed by Jeannie and Wally Hinds, the play tells the story of a wealthy woman who is committed to a mental institution by her greedy stepchildren. www.cherokeetheatre.org
Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Cherokee Tennis Center The Circle of Friends event at 155 Brooke Blvd., Woodstock, is the inaugural Mary Ann Crowe To Serve With Love tennis fundraiser, a women’s team doubles tournament. Register at www.circleoffriendsinc.org.
Sept. 9, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Little River Methodist Church, Woodstock A missions fundraiser, individuals and businesses will have items for sale. The event is free to the public. For more details, visit www.littleriverumc.info or call 770-926-2495.
Sept. 9, 10 a.m., R.T. Jones Library Canton First meeting of the season. Guests are welcome, and a potluck brunch will be served. For more information, contact Linda Lokey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Etowah River Park The free event will feature a soccer tournament, food tasting, performances, music and more. www.cantonga.gov/events
Sept. 9, noon-5 p.m., The Mill on Etowah The fundraiser for Project Hero will take place in the gravel lot at The Mill’s entrance. For more details, email email@example.com. www.etowahmill.com/events
Sept. 11, Bridgemill Athletic Club There will be breakfast, lunch, a practice session, door prizes, swag bags and a silent auction. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Cherokee County first responders. https://golf2grow.com/kid-biz-expo
Sept. 14, Woodstock Arts Event Green, 1156 Elm St. Don’t miss this opportunity to try tasty delights from some of the best restaurants in the area. Event is free, but you must buy tickets to forage. Ticket booths open at 4:30 p.m. For more information, http://tastewoodstock.com.
September 15 at 4 p.m. Hosted by Oaks at Towne Lake 4580 Towne Lake Parkway Artisan shop art and craft marker, music, door prizes and more.
Sept. 15, Lake Arrowhead Yacht and Country Club Sponsored by the Kathy B. Davis Foundation, under the direction of Dave Davis, a state-certified Special Olympics golf coach. www.kbdfoundation.net/upcoming-events
Luncheons are 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Friday of each month. $10 donation. https://vac-cherokeega.org • Sept. 15: The Landings of Canton Hills, 1100 Reinhardt College Parkway • Oct. 20: Merrill Gardens, 12730 Highway 92, Woodstock • Nov. 17: The Retreat at Canton, 3333 E. Cherokee Drive
Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-noon, Cherokee County Senior Center The Cherokee County Master Gardeners propagated all the plants, shrubs and trees for this sale to assure they will grow in our climate. The center is at 1001 Univeter Road, Canton. www.facebook.com/cherokeemastergardeners, www.cherokeemastergardeners.com
Sept. 22, 6-9 p.m., Woodstock City Church parking lot The outdoor event includes live music, face painting, cornhole, free food and special guests. Hosted by Hopedealers Worldwide and The ROCC (Recovery Organization of Cherokee County) to celebrate individuals in recovery from drugs and alcohol use. www.betherocc.org.
Sept. 23-24, 10 a.m., Etowah River Park The 39th annual arts and crafts festival will feature more than 150 vendors, local entertainers and more. Admission is $7. https://serviceleague.net/fundraisers/riverfest.
Sept. 30 Hosted by American Commercial Roofing, the Circle of Friends fundraiser is open to neurotypical and neurodiverse friends to play kickball together. Check the website for more details. www.circleoffriendsinc.org/fundraisers.
Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m., Blankets Creek Trails, Canton https://mountaingoatadventures.com/blankets6hour