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Caroling on Canton Street

ROSWELL, GA -- Christmas is coming to Roswell.

On Friday, Dec. 3, Canton Street in Historic Roswell will be closed from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the shops along it will stay open late, so that residents and visitors may enjoy the sounds of the holiday season.

Local churches, schools and community groups will perform popular holiday tunes up and down Canton Street to get everybody in the holiday spirit.

Coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider and s'mores will be provided by local businesses.

Canton Street will be closed between Woodstock Street and Norcross Street.

To sign up to participate, contact Roswell special event coordinator Jennie Bushey either via email or at 770-641-3721.

Something Dazzling is Coming to Roswell

ROSWELL, GA -- On Wednesday, Oct. 20, the Roswell Ramblers will host a Tea-Dazzled Fashion Show and Tea at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center (830 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, 30075).

Dillard's department store will provide the outfits for the 2:00 p.m. fashion show. There will also be a silent auction, which will begin at 1:30 p.m.

This event will benefit the Roswell Ramblers, a club for active Roswell adults ages 50 and up. Proceeds will go toward a tentative expansion of the Adult Recreation Center.

The Ramblers develop and collaborate with Roswell's Recreation, Parks, Historic & Cultural Affairs Department staff to help provide recreational programs and activities, including special events like the Tea-Dazzled Fashion Show.

Tickets for the fashion show and tea are currently on sale for $18 per person.

20th Annual North Fulton Rivers Alive Festival, River Cleanup

ROSWELL, GA -- Rivers Alive, Georgia's annual river cleanup, comes to North Fulton on Saturday, Sept. 25. Sponsored by Keep Roswell Beautiful, the cleanup will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by a cookout until 12:30 p.m. at Riverside Park (575 Riverside Road, Roswell, 30075). The event will be held rain or shine.

Georgia has more than 70,100 miles of rivers and streams that need help to stay clean. Individuals, neighborhoods, scout troops, schools, churches, clubs and service organizations are asked to pull together to make a difference for the Chattahoochee River.

Cleanups of the Chattahoochee and surrounding areas will be going on in the week leading up to the event. Volunteers are needed on the morning of the event for privet removal at Riverside Park and the Chattahoochee Nature Center, as well as litter pickups in surrounding areas.