Sunset Sips: After Hours at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Unwind Your Mind with Nature and Music

Roswell, GA – Every day brings something new when you visit the Chattahoochee Nature Center. On the trails, woodpeckers are tap-tap-tapping overhead in search of insects. Near the garden, an opossum snuffles under the brush. In the ponds, tadpoles wriggle from leaf to leaf. Find out who rules the evenings at CNC’s Sunset Sips when the daytime creatures have settled in as the sun goes down.

With special thanks to Northside Hospital, take a deep, mindful breath at Sunset Sips after a busy day as you relax, unwind, and enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk with a pink and orange painted sky as your backdrop. Even if it should rain, a gorgeous rainbow may grace the skies.

How often do you rush through the day and forget to stop and smell the flowers? This is your moment to recenter. According to the American Psychological Association, being out in nature, even for just a minute, can work wonders on your mental well-being. This includes improving memory, focus, cognitive flexibility, and overall mental health.

Stop, look, and listen to the chirping of cicadas and the hooting of owls. Watch as the great blue heron glides over the river, or simply relax on the cool grass while one of many fantastic musicians plays under the pavilion. There’s something for everyone, from chill grooves to jazz to rock.

Pack a picnic, bring a couple of chairs, and lounge on the lawn at this family-friendly event. Feeling restless? Bring your walking shoes because the grounds are open and ready for exploration until sunset.

Sunset Sips opens on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from June to September. Included with general admission and free for CNC members. Member reservations are required. Doors open at 6PM.

For more information on Sunset Sips and to check out the music lineup, visit