C1As the last official weekend of summer, Labor Day offers numerous activities in the Atlanta area that provide fun in the sun.

Atlanta Labor Day Celebrations
Here are some of the cool events happening this weekend:

• Dragon Con is September 2-5 in the downtown area and is a large sci-fi/fantasy convention that offers something for everyone. C2
• The AJC Decatur Book Festival is September 2-4 and is the country’s largest independent book festival. There will be signings, readings, writing workshops and cooking demonstrations throughout the downtown area.
• The Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival is September 2-5 in Callaway Gardens and offers hot air balloons, live music, a classic car show and games at the beach.
• The Stone Mountain Labor Day Weekend is September 3-5 and offers a weekend of hiking, rock climbing, and sunning as well as fireworks and a laser show.
• Art in the Park is September 3-5 in Marietta and provides a way to enjoy art and photography as well as a walking tour of the historic district and children’s art alley. C3
• The Big Peach Sizzler 10K takes place on Labor Day and is an Atlanta tradition. This 10K course takes runners from Chamblee to Buckhead and is intended to raise money for cystic fibrosis research. At the end of the race, there is food, music, and free stuff.

Goodbye Summer Flowers, Hello Fall Flowers
It’s your last call for summer flowers so it’s a good weekend to stock up and decorate or get some special occasion floral gifts for loved ones. We are offering 15% off summer flowers like these flower arrangements:C4
• Bliss is a stunning arrangement of southern hydrangea, stargazer lilies, gerbera and roses.
• Sorbet Dutch Bubble Bowl offers orange lilies, yellow roses, gerbera daisies and asters hand arranged in a bubble bowl.
• Sangria is a sweet cube of roses and gerbera daisies.
The Monet’s Garden Cube of yellow and blue hues, including field asters, full-bloom hydrangea, and garden roses.
Garden Veranda offers fresh-cut hydrangea, skyline and coral roses, lisianthus, field fillers, willow accents and stargazer lilies.

Once these are gone, it will be time to make way for all the gorgeous fall flowers we currently have on order and that are now arriving at our Atlanta flower shop! C5

Enjoy your three-day weekend!