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Winter Fun in Metro AtlantaSummer seems to get all the credit for family activities, but metro Atlanta offers a diverse variety of attractions for year-round fun. At Traton Homes, our stunning communities are located throughout the metro Atlanta area, providing residents with convenient access to fantastic restaurants, shopping centers, museums, parks and entertainment centers. Spend this winter experiencing some of these exciting events in your area. Read More→

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The Nutcracker at the Fox Theatre

The Nutcracker at the Fox Theatre

From baking cookies to decorating the tree, the holidays are about making memories with family and friends. For residents of metro Atlanta, the opportunities to make new holiday memories while exploring the surrounding areas are endless.

Here is a list of some of our favorite holiday traditions in Atlanta:

The Nutcracker

For many Atlanta residents, the Atlanta Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker is synonymous with the holidays. Celebrating its 55th season of The Nutcracker, the Atlanta Ballet invites individuals to join it at the Fabulous Fox Theatre with performances going on now through Dec. 28, 2014. Tickets are currently on sale at with prices starting as low as $20. Read More→

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Marietta Chalkfest

Photo by Craig Houdeshell Photography

As a Cobb County home builder for 43 years, we are excited to get involved in the community we call home. We are excited to announce that we are a sponsor of this year’s Marietta Chalkfest. Hosted on the Historic Marietta Square, the Marietta Chalkfest is within walking distance of our Montgomery Park community.

Scheduled for this weekend, Oct. 11 and Oct. 12, artists come from all over the country to be a part of the Marietta ChalkFest. During this creative event, artists are given a section on the paved road to draw their creations using chalk. Read More→

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Atlanta Ice Cream FestivalI scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! July is National Ice Cream month and this year, residents of new homes in metro Atlanta are invited to celebrate by attending the 4th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival. Located at Piedmont Park, the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

As a $15 billion retail industry, Americans consume approximately 22 quarts of ice cream a year with vanilla the most popular flavor followed by chocolate. For the health conscious that love ice cream, but not the extra calories, the 4th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival is your dream event. In addition to delicious ice cream, the Festival will offer fitness routines, line dances, a hula hoop contest, Frisbee toss, bounce houses, sack races and so much more. You will leave the Festival with a belly full of ice cream and increased knowledge of how to burn off the excess calories. Read More→

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St Simons Island Marina

St Simon’s Island Marina

The kids are out of school and the heat of Georgia summer is finally here, which can only mean one thing—it’s time to find cool waters and make a splash! Whether you’re planning a vacation getaway or want to stay close to your luxury new home, there are plenty of cool activities and places to enjoy the water this summer. Read More→

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The Art Station-Big Shanty near Cobb County Homes

The Art Station-Big Shanty

It’s that time of year. Flowers are blooming and warm weather is here to stay (we hope), but as we all know, the change in season also brings April showers.  While spring typically means rain showers, that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a little family fun, just minutes from your Cobb County homes.

The Art Station-Big Shanty offers art classes for adults and children. From photography to pottery, there is something for every artist from beginner to expert. Additionally, The Art Station-Big Shanty offers special classes throughout the year, including the upcoming Mums for Mum. In honor of Mother’s Day, this class allows children ages two to 13 an opportunity to create something special for mom. This class is available on Friday, May 9 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a complete list of classes, visit the website today. Read More→

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National Kite Month near Metro Atlanta HomesSay goodbye to the winter weather and hello to spring by celebrating National Kite Month from March 29 to May 4, 2014. Established by the AKA (American Kitefliers Association) and the KTAI (Kite Trade Association International), this month-long, nationwide event is sure to fill the skies with fun, and we invite you to be part of it.

Have you never flown a kite before? No problem! To make the most of your first flying experience, here are some quick tips to help your kite soar: Read More→

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Events near Marietta Homes

Credit: Historic Marietta Trolley Company

Thanks to the recent winter storms, your children are probably going stir crazy from being cooped up inside. In addition to the unexpected snow days, many students are now in a winter break, which means parents are looking for ways to combat cabin fever. Luckily for residents of metro Atlanta homes, there are plenty of opportunities to engage your children without traveling far from home.

From museums to parks, there are plenty of opportunities for children to explore something new, right in their backyard. Here are some of our suggestions for the perfect winter staycation:  Read More→

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