LIL LAMBS CHILDRIN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: Marietta First United Methodist’s fall consignment sale is September 7-9. Quality children’s clothing, toys, books and more at great prices. $5 preview sale from 2:00 – 8:00 on Thursday, regular sale hours are 9:00 – 7:00 on Friday and 9:00 -1:00 on Saturday. Many items ½ price on Saturday. Visit lil-lambs.orgfor more information.
WILDWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY MARKET AND FAIR: September 9th, from 9am-3pm, 4801 Wade Green Road, Acworth, GA 30102. Bring the whole family and enjoy a day of shopping, eating and a whole lot of fun! For more information, please contact email@example.com or call (770) 499-1580.
MARIETTA STREETFEST: 13th Annual Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show! Original, restored and “in process” classic cars, motorcycles and some specialty vehicles will fill the south side of the Square Saturday, September 16th from 9am – 9pm., and Sunday, September 17th 11am – 5pm. ocus on the family with many free activities including arts & crafts booths, a kid-friendly activity zone, the Toy Box Trot fun run and the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival. Each year, the festival draws more than 20,000 people to the Marietta Square, amid a variety of local shops, dining options, and historic sites. Festival Map & More Information: www.mariettahistory.org/festival/index.html
CANDLELIGHT VIGIL: The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Cobb County (NAMI Cobb) in partnership with AKA Rho Zeta Omega Sorority is hosting a community forum on suicide prevention awareness and a candlelight vigil at the Marietta Square on September 21, 2017 in observance of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm Speakers Panel Forum in the Marietta City Council Chamber at 205 Lawrence Street. 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm Procession to Glover Park for a Candlelight Vigil to remember our loved ones who have died by suicide and honor those who live with a mental health condition. Visit the NAMI Cobb Website at www.namicobb.org for more information.
DINNER AT THE DEPOT FOOD TRUCK RALLY: Every Monday through October, Kennesaw’s Downtown Development Authority is partnering with local food trucks in Kennesaw’s Depot Park, from 5:30 to 8:30pm, weather permitting. Patrons will be able to purchase food to grab-and-go or to enjoy while picnicking in the park. Check the Dinner at the Depot Facebook page for details!
KENNESAW FARMERS MARKET: NOW through October, rain or shine, from 3:30 to 7:30pm at Kennesaw’s Depot Park. Sponsored by the KDDA, the Farmers Market features a variety of vegetables, fruits, and herbs grown by local farmers, as well as fresh baked breads, cakes and cookies, landscape plants, flowers and other assorted goods. For more information on the Farmers Market, check out the Kennesaw Farmers Market Facebook page. For vendor information or support, call Julia McPherson at 770-794-7075 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLOVER PARK CONCERT SERIES: The Glover Park Concert Series features local and national acts on the last Friday night, through September on the Marietta Square. The concerts are free but if you are looking for a “front-row seat,” a limited number of tables can be reserved for a fee. Table reservations are taken on a first come basis (and will sell out quickly) on the first working day of each month beginning at 8:00 a.m. Blankets are welcome in the park but no personal tables are permitted. Bring your picnic dinner (beer & wine are permitted) or dine in one of the many restaurants in the downtown area. Free parking. September 1st presents GRAPEVINE (Mowtown).
MARIETTA SQUARE ART WALK: The 2017 season of Marietta Square Art Walk, every first Friday of every month through November. Art Walk celebrates the vitality of Marietta’s diverse cultural Arts scene with artists, businesses, and organizations representing a variety of artistic disciplines. The evening comes alive as performance, dance, culinary and visual Art permeates every corner of the charming Historic Marietta Square. During this free, self-guided walking tour guests will enjoy gallery openings, live music, original photography, painting, sculpture and more on display along the sidewalks throughout town. Art lovers will also enjoy late night shopping at the many one-of-a-kind boutiques.
MARIETTA FOOD TOURS: The Marietta Square Food Tour takes you on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. The walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge about its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square. Every Saturday from 11am – 2pm. For more information, please visit www.mariettafoodtours.com.
POP-IN FOR POP CULTURE: Every 2nd Tuesday at The Marietta Museum of History, Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060. Pop-in from 5-8pm and explore different topics of pop culture from the 1950’s and 60’s. All activities are FREE with regulare admission. For more information, please visit www.mariettahistory.org.
MARIETTA FARMERS MARKET: Our Town’s #1 Farmers Market every Saturday and Sunday from 9am. The market has an average of 60 vendors on Saturday and 25+ on Sunday. Market customers have lots of variety to choose from including heirloom tomatoes, fruits and vegetables that are rarely, if ever, available from the grocery store. Customers can also take home many live garden, yard and culinary herb plants, not to mention fresh squeezed lemonade. The Marietta Square Farmers Market will again be located on the Historic Marietta Square, taking up residence on North Park Square, between Shillings Restaurant and The Strand Theater. For more details or updates contact Johnny Fulmer at 770.499.9393.
KINDERMART CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: KinderMart is a large Children’s Consignment Sale operated by and benefiting Smyrna First United Methodist Preschool. The Fall/Winter sale will be held on Friday, September 15 from 9:30am – 7pm and Saturday, September 16 from 9am – noon. Shoppers can save big on children’s clothes, coats, toys, baby gear, strollers, car seats, books, and much more! Many items are half price on Saturday. (Please, no strollers on Friday between 9:30-11am) Sale location: Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Road, Smyrna, GA 30080 (Intersection of Atlanta Rd. and Concord Rd.) For more information, visit www.kindermartsale.com
THE GIVING GARDEN FUNDRAISER: BBQ, Blooms and Brews: On Saturday, September 16 from 4-7 pm. This is the 1st annual Fundraiser for the Vinings Lake Community Garden. The garden donates all food grown to local families in need. The event will have bounce houses, music, storytelling, kids activities, beverages, food from Jim N Nicks, Crafty Hog, St Angelo’s, H & F Bread Co. and homemade popsicles from Ricoleta Paletas Y Helados. Silent auction items include: a private flight over Atlanta, stays in Amelia Island, locally made art, Swim lessons, a Mandolin and more! Admission is free. 75 Cooper Lake Road., SE,
ALEX GAINES LAW FREE EDUCATIONAL TALK FOR PARENTS Alex Gaines is a Smyrna-based mom and estate planning lawyer working with families to protect their children with holistic estate planning. September 21st at 4pm in this FREE, informative and empowering class, Alex will cover everything you need to know about ensuring your children have the future you would want for them, rather than leaving it up to chance or the whims of a probate judge (a stranger). Dinner and childcare is provided to all who register. Location: 3101 Cobb Parkway, Suite 124, Atlanta, GA 30339 (inside of ROAM Innovative Workplace. Reserve your space at www.alexgaineslaw.com/freetalks/.
STAR 94 WOOFSTOCK SMYRNA: It’s a pet party in the downtown! September 30 and October 1st at Village Green! This pet-focused event is sure to become a favorite and it’s new to the set of Smyrna community events. Admission is FREE! Join Star 94.1 and the City of Smyrna for one of the biggest pet adoption events in the South and a day of live music from some of your favorite local bands, pet demonstrations, activities for the kids, tasty food and drinks and more! Pets of all kinds are welcome! Dogs, Cats, Birds, Ferrets but all Animals MUST be on a Leash! And don’t forget to clean up after your pets. Watch for announcements and updates on the City of Smyrna Facebook page and at www.SmyrnaCity.com, too.
SMYRNA FRESH PRODUCE MARKET: The Smyrna Fresh Produce Market is a city-organized produce market that is growing and very well attended. Held every Saturday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. through September. The Market is held in our beautiful downtown, adjacent to the famous Smyrna Market Village (in the Smyrna First Baptist Church parking lot). There is plenty of drive-up parking – and sidewalk access for pedestrians and non-motorized vehicles – so there are no worries about finding a place to park or a way to get there. Look for the signs to guide you. The City of Smyrna is a very active and proactive environment with residents who are eager to support the market.
FOOD TRUCK TUESDAYS: each Tuesday NOW through September 26 at Taylor-Brawner Park from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (3180 Atlanta Road, Smyrna Ga, 30080). The City of Smyrna, Georgia Power and Cobb Travel & Tourism (Atlanta’s Sweet Spot) have “powered” up to bring you Food Truck Tuesday along with lots of entertainment and fun. We look forward to weekly announcements. Stay tuned to www.Facebook.com/CityofSmyrnaGa for the latest and the weekly lineups, too. This event is the best Food Truck event series around! Enjoy the offerings from a weekly gathering of quality mobile gourmet trucks and a bit of sweet mixed in and music, too. Please follow parking directions and remember to park legally. At/after 5:00 p.m. you may find additional parking at Community Bank of the South on Atlanta Road near the intersection of Atlanta Road and Concord/Spring.
JONQUIL CITY INVESTMENT CLUB: Jonquil City Investment Club is a Smyrna-based all-female club looking for new members interested in attending monthly educational meetings and investing small amounts of money in the stock market. For more information contact Cindy Acker, Senior Partner, at email@example.com.
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