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Perfect Weather for the 39th Annual May-retta Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

May-retta Daze

For the first time in almost forever, the weather this weekend is going to be perfect for the 39th Annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival held in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square on May 2-3, 2015. The May-retta Parks and Recreation Department will not allow any rain on their efforts this year. May-retta Daze is […]

Marietta’s 38th Annual Harvest Square Arts & Crafts Festival

Marietta Square Farmers Market

Marietta’s 38th Annual Harvest Square Arts and Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 9 AM until 5 PM.  There’s something in store for everyone.  Truly. The Harvest Square Festival is for normal folks.  Or at least it’s for folks who enjoy meandering around Marietta’s spectacular square examining paintings, pottery, woodworking, jewelry and […]

The 10th Taste of Acworth ~ 10-11-14

Have a Taste of Acworth on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Visit Acworth’s Historic District on Main Street on Saturday, October 11, 2014, for the 10th Annual Taste of Acworth. More than 20,000 visitors nibbled their way through the collection of delicacies last year and a healthy crowd is expected this year too.  Don’t worry.  There will be room for you too. The  Acworth Business Association and the City of Acworth […]

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival ~ May 9th & 10th

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival at Cauble Park on May 9th & 10th 2014

It’s hard to improve on any old weekend at Cauble Park in Acworth. Except when the world’s best BBQ is served at the 5th annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival, presented by Superior Plumbing on Friday and Saturday, May 9th and 10th! Our friends at the North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth and the Georgia Barbecue […]

21st Annual ‘Taste of Marietta’ ~ Sunday, April 27th

The Very Cool Logo of Taste of Marietta 2014

What do you get when you combine perfect weather, happy people, super-tasty food, fun music, a scenic park and more food? Taste of Marietta! Taste of Marietta (TOM) is an annual food festival held on the last Sunday in April, rain or shine, that showcases Cobb County restaurants and caterers.  TOM had more than 100,000 visitors […]

2014 Acworth Art Fest ~ April 5th & 6th

Acworth Art Fest

Historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is the perfect backdrop for 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country to display their works of art at the 3rd Annual Acworth Art Fest. Their creative booth displays will again decorate beautiful Main Street with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much […]

Pictures of Dahlonega’s Trail Fest 2014

Dahlonega Trail Fest 2014 ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Dahlonega is a wonderful place to enjoy free olde tyme music, first dates, buying treasures, popping The Question or celebrating a treasured anniversary. Dahlonega’s fame among Appalachian Trail enthusiasts extends beyond its mere proximity to the Trail. The town welcomes adventurers who hit the Trail and sends them off each spring with the Dahlonega Trail Fest.  This […]

Thanksgiving Gobble Jog for Charity

Gobble Jog 2013

Gobble Jog is one of the best ways to help yourself and others on Thanksgiving Day. You can help the homeless, work up your appetite and burn off zillions of calories all at once.  Gobble Jog is scheduled for 8 AM until noon on November 28, 2013 on the Marietta Square. Way back in 2003, a […]

Acworth’s 5th Annual Turkey Chase Nov. 23rd

Acworth Turkey Chase

Looking for the perfect way to relieve the guilt of overeating on Thanksgiving?  This is it!! The City of Acworth Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 5th Annual Acworth Turkey Chase on Saturday, November 23, 2013. Enjoy an exhilarating 5K run through Historic Downtown Acworth and along the shores of beautiful Lake Acworth. Walk, […]

Free Admission — Friday 11-15 ONLY — to Magical Nights of Lights

Magical Nights of Lights at Lake Lanier Islands

THIS is a deal. You are invited to come to Lake Lanier Islands TONIGHT, Friday, November 15th ONLY and get a free visit to the Magical Nights of Lights! Yes, there’s a catch.  Someone in your car must wear a tacky Christmas sweater. How hard is that? If you snooze on this deal, you will pay […]