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Acworth Art Fest: April 13 & 14

Acworth Art Fest

Historic Main Street in Acworth is always fun, but during the Acworth Art Fest it really pops. For two days, Saturday, April 13th & Sunday, April 14th, downtown Acworth will be splashed by colorful displays of unique artwork from 120 artists visiting from around the country. Acworth — “The Lake City” — is right up […]

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Twitter makes staying informed easier than ever. When you follow — @LakeAllatoona — you can have our updates sent directly to your mobile device or computer. We only select stories that we believe are of interest to you.  Then, we present them in an interesting fashion. If you choose to follow @LakeAllatoona, you won’t get […]

“Hills of Iron” at Red Top Mountain State Park

Volunteer at Lake Allatoona's Red Top Mountain State Park

The annual “Hills of Iron” celebration will be held at Red Top Mountain State Park on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 10 AM until 8 PM. Hills of Iron recreates Bartow County’s historic iron industry. Activities begin in the morning with hayrides to the Allatoona ore bank located in the Iron Hill Trail area. Rides start at […]

Veterans Day Ceremony in Acworth on 11-10

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Please join our neighbors and friends in Acworth on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM, to honor our nation’s veterans.  Acworth is proud to have these brave men and women living in our community.  What better way to honor them than to host a Veterans Day Ceremony. The gathering will take place at Cauble Park’s Patriots […]

4th Annual Acworth Turkey Chase

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The 4th Annual Acworth Turkey Chase 5K Fun Run & 2K Walk will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2012 in beautiful Historic Downtown Acworth — halfway between heaven and Eden — on Lake Acworth. This enormously popular event is presented by the very cool folks at the Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department, who […]

Fun Times in Georgia This Weekend

Fun Times in Georgia This Weekend

The weather is still perfect here in Paradise. The brutal heat of summer has waned.  Crowds in the parks have thinned out.  Evenings are cooler.  Trees are prettier.  It’s autumn … and time to party! The worst part of the fall season is deciding what to do each weekend. Here are a few things to […]

Leaf Rubbing, Paddling & Mountain Music

red top concert

It’s no wonder people travel from all across America to bask in the beauty of Lake Allatoona, our parks and the surrounding area, but there’s a lot to do here, too. Here are a few things you might want to try. Tree and Leaf Rubbing Saturday, September 1, 2012 from 3 – 4 PM at Red […]

Acworth’s Love the Lake Festival

acworth love lake fest

The 2012 Love the Lake Festival in Acworth promises to be the best ever! The theme is: GO FOR THE GOLD: Celebrating the Olympics. It all starts at 9:30 AM on Saturday, September 1st with the Lake Festival Parade down Main Street.  There’s serious prize money for floats that reflect this year’s theme — First Place: $275; Second […]

75th Anniversary of the Appalachian Trail

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On Saturday, August 14, 1937, 75 years ago today,  the final section of the original Appalachian Trail (AT) was completed.  The AT has been rerouted and reblazed countless times since then, primarily to avoid walking through private property. Celebrate the trail’s Diamond Anniversary.  Hike and defend the trail.  Encourage and support those who go farther […]

Memorial Motorcycle Ride August 11th for Prince Brothers

Memorial Motorcycle Ride August 11th for Prince Brothers

We’re expecting good weather for “Rumble in the Streets” — a police-escorted motorcycle ride and Classic Car Cruise-In to benefit the Griffin & Jake Prince Memorial Fund — on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Griffin & Jake are the brothers who perished in a boating accident on Lake Lanier in June, 2012. The 70-mile motorcycle ride […]