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Fall Fun in Acworth

Acworth, Georgia

Acworth has a couple of fun activities planned for Saturday afternoon, October 26, 2013, for you and your friends. How does a family-friendly FREE Haunted Hayride sound? For a spooky good time, visit the Halloween Carnival at Logan Farm Park on the multi-purpose field next to the playground from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  For only $3.00, kids will get […]

Taste of Acworth: 10-12-13

Taste of Acworth

Fall is the prettiest time of the year and the weather is right for leisurely spending time in the sun without being fried to a crisp. We think you’ll love the 9th Annual Taste of Acworth in the Historic District on Main Street, this Saturday, October 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Acworth Business Association and […]

Red Top Mtn’s Harvest at the Homestead

Volunteer at Lake Allatoona's Red Top Mountain State Park

Summers are fabulous on Lake Allatoona — especially at Red Top Mountain State Park.  But many folks prefer autumn’s warm afternoons and chilly nights to hot summer days and muggy evenings. Autumn is also packed with festivals all around Georgia.  For example, on Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, from 10 AM until 4 […]

Marietta’s Art in the Park

World's Best Sidewalk Chalk Artist ~~ Photograph by Grampa Sutherland

More than 175 artists will strut their stuff at Art in the Park in Marietta. The 27th annual Art in the Park festival takes place over the Labor Day Weekend — Saturday, August 31st thru Monday, September 2, 2013 — in Glover Park. Painters, photographers, potters, sculptors, jewelers, artisans and assorted crafty folks will display […]

Sign Up Now for Harvest Square Festival


Sure, October 19, 2013, seems like a long way off, but it’s already August of 2013.  Time flies. If you’d like to sell your latest hundred or so masterpieces, it’s time to sign up for the Harvest Square Arts and Crafts festival on the Marietta Square. Registration Register online or print form Mail to Marietta’s Parks […]

Fireworks Displays Planned for July 6th

In 2015, your neighbors can do this too.  Over your house.  You're more safe watching the professional fireworks displays.

Pity the poor people who are trying to figure out if the fireworks that were rained out on the Fourth of July … and rescheduled for Saturday, July 6th … will be able to go off as planned. One thing is for sure, as of 11:15 AM Saturday morning, nobody is sure. Could there be […]

Updated: Area Fireworks Postponed

7-4 weather radar

Many areas that had fireworks displays planned for the 4th of July have postponed their celebrations due to the forecast of heavy rains and thunderstorms. This list might not be complete, due to last minute changes, but we’ll do our best to keep you informed. If you’re wondering if your local fireworks have been postponed, […]

Wakeboard Event Moves to Cauble Park

blood on the wall

That was a lot of rain, huh? Who would have believed Lake Allatoona would be too full to host the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour event for this weekend, but that’s the deal. The whole shebang (yes, that’s a real word) is flowing over to Lake Acworth Beach at Acworth, GA’s Cauble Park. Most of us do […]

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival in Cauble Park

smoke lake

The Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival is back for the fourth straight year and the organizers — North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth, Superior Plumbing  and the Georgia Barbecue Association — believe it’ll be the best one yet. The fun begins Friday evening, May 10th, at 6 PM and continues on Saturday from 10 […]

News From & About Marietta

big chicken

There’s a lot more to Marietta than the Big Chicken. The town’s official website has this to say about Marietta: “Marietta is 15 miles northwest of Atlanta and the Cobb County seat. At 23 square miles, Marietta is one of Georgia’s most populous cities, with 56,579 residents calling the city home. “The National Civic League […]