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Gobble Jog near Marietta New Homes

Participants in the 2013 Gobble Jog in Marietta will try to break a world record while supporting MUST Ministries.

Does your traditional Thanksgiving Day include eating lots of food, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and cheering for your favorite football team? How about starting a new tradition, by participating in a local Thanksgiving Day race? In addition to getting a head start on shedding those extra holiday pounds, participating in a Thanksgiving race is the perfect way to create new memories with your family.

From Cobb to Gwinnett County and Turner Field, there are plenty of races to enjoy just minutes from your metro Atlanta home. Here are a few favorites happening this Turkey Day: Read More→

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Fall Inspired Recipes for Metro Atlanta HomesOctober is not just about the candy. While trick-or-treating for delicious treats typically stocks your metro Atlanta home with candy for weeks, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate October with not-so-sweet, fall inspired recipes. Whether you are looking to host a Halloween party or just shake-up weekly dinner, here are some recipes that are sure to cast a spell over your friends and family:

  • Pumpkin Lasagna: Lasagna is a fan favorite in most households, but this fall twist on a classic is sure to have your diners asking for seconds. In addition to the noodles, cheeses and tomato sauce, this Pumpkin Lasagna recipe features a pumpkin puree filling for a nice autumn touch. Read More→
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Fall Events near Marietta New Homes

Scarecrows on the Square - Credit: City of Marietta

Looking for fun ways to celebrate the fall and Halloween season? When you purchase a Cobb County new home at Montgomery Park, you will be located within walking distance of Historic Marietta Square and its annual fall activities. From ghost tours to an arts & crafts festival, there is plenty of fangtastic activities to enjoy this fall.

Ghosts of Marietta

Join Ghosts of Marietta for a lantern-led walk through the streets of Historic Marietta as you encounter spirits from the past and hear stories behind these mysterious residents that have made Marietta their permanent home. From the departed spirit of a Civil War soldier to a deceased resident of one of Marietta’s stately homes, sometimes residents choose to never leave. Tours are held on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning at 7: 30 p.m., and start at 131 Church Street. To make a reservation, call 770-425-1006.  Read More→

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Georgia Leaf Watch 2011Now that the fall air is beginning to settle into the Atlanta area, us at Traton Homes are getting excited to see the leaves begin their annual metamorphosis. All throughout Georgia, the temperature will grow crisp and the hillsides will be dotted with shades of yellow, amber and ruby. The tricky part is planning those weekend getaways to see the leaf changes – and to help with that Georgia State Parks has introduced an online Leaf Watch.

The leaf watch website officially starts noting the best places to see the leaves’ color change Oct. 1. In the meantime, you can check out informational sections on why leaves change colors, brush up on your hiking knowledge with some tips and see a calendar of the fall events happening across all the State Parks. Read More→

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