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International bestselling author coming to Woodstock's FoxTale Book Shoppe

International bestselling author coming to Woodstock's FoxTale Book Shoppe

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Canadian mystery writer Louise Penny will visit Woodstock on September 5th at 7pm for her only stop in the entire Southeast.  Penny will discuss and sign The Beautiful Mystery, her eigth and most recent novel, at FoxTale Book Shoppe located in Downtown Woodstock.  FoxTale has become a highly sought after venue in the southeast for authors from a variety of genres.  Visiting celebrities have included:  Dorothea Benton Frank, Rick Bragg, Mary Kay Andrews, and Dog the Bounty Hunter, to name a few.  FoxTale, currently in its sixth year of business, is located adjacent to Woodstock City Park; the indie bookstore is co-owned by Karen Schwettman, Jackie Tanase, and Ellen Ward.

See photos of Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

See photos of Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

ATLANTA -- From the mountains to the metro and beyond, customers flooded Chick-fil-A restaurants to show their support on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day Wednesday.

Check out the Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day photo gallery to see pictures of the crowds at your hometown Chick-fil-A.

Send any Appreciation Day photos to photos@11alive.com.

Iris and Roy Johansen coming to Woodstock's FoxTale Book Shoppe

Iris and Roy Johansen coming to Woodstock's FoxTale Book Shoppe

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Ever since FoxTale Book Shoppe opened in Woodstock, customers have been asking for an Iris Johansen book signing event.  Woodstock’s wait is finally over.  New York Times Bestselling authors Iris and Roy Johansen will be coming to FoxTale to celebrate the release of their newest thriller, Close Your Eyes, this Wednesday, July 18th at 6pm.  FoxTale Book Shoppe is known among authors, publishers, and customers for throwing a fun and great event and this one promises to be another terrific event with the signing, Q&A and light refreshments.

Stevi B's of Woodstock to Sponsor Give A Kid A Chance Day

Stevi B's of Woodstock to Sponsor Give A Kid A Chance Day

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Stevi B’s & Give A Kid A Chance are partnering for one day only…...dine at Stevi B’s Woodstock on Tuesday, July 17th and mention you are supporting Give A Kid A Chance and 10% of your purchase will go to this great organization!

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard, give a miracle

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard, give a miracle

ATLANTA -- Enjoy a cool treat and help kids in need at the same time on Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day.

On Thursday, June 26, the fast food chain will donate one dollar from every Blizzard Treat sold to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which provides funding for 170 children's hospitals in North America.

Learn more at miracletreatday.com.

'B at the Movies' this summer

'B at the Movies' this summer

ATLANTA -- Looking for some free family fun this summer?

ALDI and radio station B98.5 will present the "B at the Movies" outdoor movie series at several locations throughout metro Atlanta all summer long.

Everyone is invited to bring their blankets and chairs to the participating parks and watch the family-friendly movies on giant inflatable screens. Movies begin at dusk, but come out early for activities and giveaways.

The 2012 B at the Movies schedule includes:

Saturday, May 12
We Bought a Zoo
Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers

Saturday, May 26
We Bought a Zoo
Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road, Roswell

Saturday, June 2
Puss in Boots
Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville