EVENT DATE : Friday and Saturday mornings, 8 - 9 a.m.

The Heritage Sandy Springs Outdoors Club (HSSOC) gives residents and visitors an opportunity to get outside and enjoy our city parks! HSSOC will host weekly hikes through Sandy Springs. Weekends. 404.851.9111 Free

EVENT DATE : Through December 23

For 20+ years, the Spruill Center for the Arts has hosted the Holiday Artists Market at the Spruill Gallery. The Market features 100+ local artists with a wide variety of uniquely made artisan gifts and home décor. It's the perfect place to get a special gift for everyone on your list. Spruill Arts Members always receive a 10% discount. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. 

EVENT DATE : Closed December 16

Whether you are a student shutterbug, an adult hobbyist, or a professional photographer, residents in the State of Georgia are eligible to win prizes with their submitted digital photos of Sandy Springs parks, green space and trails. Two adult-level winners will each earn $500 and one ticket to the Conservancy’s prestigious Thought Leaders Dinner in spring 2018. Two student-level winners will each win $100. The contest offers two themes to inspire entrants with their digital photos: nature and family fun.

EVENT DATE : December 3, 8:00AM - December 3, 11:00AM

This nationally recognized show regularly draws over 2,500 vintage, muscle, high performance, and exotic cars while also attracting over 10,000 spectators. For almost ten years, Caffeine & Octane has been the #1 choice for car enthusiasts who want to proudly display their amazing vehicles. You will see a new mix of cars every single month and likely something with an engine and wheels that you have never seen before.

EVENT DATE : December 5, 9:00AM - December 5, 2:00PM

Looking for a feel-good activity for the whole family? Visit during our drop-in periods (no reservations needed and we have supplies) on Tuesdays 9-2 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 12-3 p.m. Just show up with friends and family and pack care packages for people in need. Make your own do-good playdate. All ages welcome. Please bring supplies or help us cover our $5 per bag cost. 2-3 p.m. weekends; Tuesdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

EVENT DATE : December 8, 6:00PM - December 8, 9:30PM

One of the Southeast’s largest eco-benefits, the charitable evening will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. “Avengers” actor Mark Ruffalo will receive the Superhero for Earth award. Single tickets $750; $1,500 per couple. Will raise funds for the Foundation’s programs, which promote and support hands-on environmental education projects in K-12 schools in all 50 states and 25 other countries. CaptainPlanetFoundation.org