Children Activities and Events
Annual Children/Family Events
- Tea with Beatrix Potter (April) *
Meet beloved author “Beatrix Potter” as she brings Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Tom Kitten and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle to life with captivating storytelling and puppet mastery. The event includes tea near the formal gardens, games, crafts and prizes. Call Barrington Hall for reservations and prices.
- Roswell Lavender Festival (June) *
This annual festival was inspired by Miss Evelyn Simpson, Barrington Hall’s own lavender queen! Join us as we celebrate summer with all things lavender! From aromatherapy to shortbread cookies, discover the many varieties, uses, and folk remedies associated with this ancient plant. Demonstrations, children’s activities, vendors, food samples, music, and many more surprises! On the grounds of Historic Barrington Hall. FREE to the public.
- Free Scout Day (June) *
On Scout Day, all scouts in uniform receive a FREE tour at all three historic homes in Roswell.
- Beasties at Barrington (October) *
Get into the Halloween spirit with a night of storytelling on the grounds of Barrington Hall. Lots of fun and only slightly spooky, engaging storytellers will spin tales of old Roswell and its bygones days. Suitable for the whole family. Begins at 7pm. Cost $5 per person. Brought to you by the North Fulton Drama Club.
- Cookies with Mrs. Claus (December) *
Join Mrs. Claus in the demonstration room of Barrington Hall’s carriage house for a special holiday event. During this 75 minute workshop, children will write a special letter to Santa while the cookies are cooling. Then, with some help form Mrs. Claus, they’ll decorate the cookies with seasonal icings and sugars. And the Santa letter? The event will conclude with a visit from a very special postman! Cost $5 per child, ages 4 and up. Call for reservations. Space is limited.
* For specific dates of the annual events, check the local papers, The Southern Trilogy website www.southerntrilogy.com
, check us out on Facebook www.facebook.com/cityofroswellga
or give us a call at 770-640-3855.