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For inquiries, please contact the The Dunwoody Preservation Trust.

Each fall, the Dunwoody Preservation Trust brings the community together for Apple Cider Days – a weekend full of events that include a guided twilight cemetery tour, a History Alive trip back in time and an all-day, old-time country celebration of food, arts and crafts and music at the historic Donaldson-Bannister Farm. All events are free unless otherwise noted. 

Saturday, November 9 

History Alive!

Saturday, November 9th
Donaldson-Bannister Farm
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Embark on new life journeys, frontier Dunwoody! Step back in time with a glimpse into the families that settled the area. Learn about the unexpected challenges and tremendous difficulties our pioneer families faced and how they influenced what we now know as Dunwoody. $3 DPT Members /$5 Non-DPT Members.


Saturday, November 9th
Donaldson-Bannister Farm
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enjoy fall family fun on a farm with a free petting zoo, face painting, children’s pioneer crafts and games along with pioneer outdoor cooking demonstrations and a vintage tool and home goods display, tours of the farm and historic house and more. Listen to local bands and browse artisan booths. Chick-fil-A and Moondog Growlers for purchase. The Dunwoody Fine Art Association will also have a booth with original artwork for sale!


Sunset Serenade

Saturday, November 9th
Donaldson-Bannister Farm
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Doors open at 5)

Bring your own dinner and picnic under the stars with music by moonlight featuring local bands at Dunwoody’s own Chastain Park experience. Reserve a table and (6) chairs for $50 and all proceeds go to assist Dunwoody school music programs. BYOEverything. Prize for best table decor. Reservations only to:

Sunday, November 10 

Twilight Tour of the Stephen-Martin Cemetery

Sunday, November 10th
Stephen-Martin Cemetery 
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Visit the final resting place of some of Dunwoody’s earliest settlers at a cemetery established in 1859. Learn who of our founding families are buried here, along with interesting facts from what we know of their life stories.

Address:  244 Perimeter Center Parkway NE, Dunwoody 30346 (behind Perimeter Expo Shopping Center, accessible from the path behind Marshalls/Nordstrom Rack)

This is a perfect FREE outing for Scouts, with fun patches available for $2 each. Contact to order patches.


All month long: Dunwoody Fine Art Association art exhibit and sale at the Donaldson-Bannister Farm. For viewing dates and times, contact

All Apple Cider Days events except Sunset Serenade are free to the public. For details on individual events or to purchase tickets for Sunset Serenade, go to For information on sponsorships, email


About DPT: Founded in 1995, the Dunwoody Preservation Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to the preservation of the history and heritage of the Dunwoody community.  A volunteer non-profit organization, the DPT owns and manages the circa 1906 Cheek-Spruill House, Dunwoody’s signature building at the corner of Mt. Vernon and Chamblee Dunwoody roads. Current efforts include the rehabilitation of the Donaldson-Bannister Farm and Gardens, a public park owned by the City of Dunwoody. More information is at

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