Events Calendar for: Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta, GA

SHARING WITH OUR READERS THE EVENTS THAT ARE CANCELLED OR HAVE BEEN POST-PHONED.  GOVERNOR KEMP HAS ORDERED ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED TIL APRIL 1.

CANCELLED: TUES MAR 17 KBA AA5 -The KBA March AA5 will be held on Tuesday March 17, 5:30-7:30 at The Nest at 2921 Cherokee St, Kennesaw.  This event is being hosted by the Next and sponsored by Apotheos Roastery.  Apotheos Roastery invites our members to a special sneak-a-peak tour of their new facility — it is just a few steps down the sidewalk at 2871 Cherokee St., Kennesaw.  The Nest combines Southern BBQ with a traditional beer garden.  The Nest boasts a legendary beer list. Fifty-Nine taps pouring great craft beers, draft coffee, draft wines plus nitro charged brews. Apotheos Roastery crafts handmade cold brew coffee.  Their official opening is April 25.

TUES MAR 17 THE HELPING CLUB AT HENRY’S The Helping Club and ‘Henry’s Helps’ are joining together to assist the homebound residents in our area with our Dine-in Fundraiser. After your meal, drop your itemized receipt into the ‘Henry’s Helps’ jar, and 15% of all receipts will go directly to support our transportation and companionship programs. Join us, won’t you?

CANCELLED THURS MAR 19 Join us on Thursday March 19 at the Acworth Beach House from 11:30 PM – 1:00 PM for our Women’s Meeting! Our speaker is Danielle Hildebrand owner of Picnic Basket and Mercantile and Pearl’s Spa. The luncheon will be catered by the Picnic Basket. RSVP acworthbusiness.org. Price is $20.

SAT MAR 21 MARIETTA HISTORY MUSEUM POP-IN 10:30-3:30. This month’s subject is Transportation. Join us in March for crafts and activities out exploring all methods of transportation.Admission to the Museum during the Pop-In will be $5 per person with a family cap of $20!To find out more, call 770-794-5710 or visit www.MariettaHistory.org.

CANCELLED  THUR MAR 19-22 GEORGIA BALLET’S COPPELIA. “Coppélia”, March 19th – 22nd, takes place at the Jennie T. Anderson Theater in Marietta, GA. Opening night, March 19th is the sensory friendly performance which is tailored to children and adults with visual and auditory sensitivities. . This production of “Coppélia” promises to offer a delightful experience for everyone that attends. Please visit www.georgiaballet.org/for more information

POST-PONED UNTIL OCTOBER 16-18.  GEORGIA JUNKIES 41 SPRING MARKET Addicted to rusty, retro, and funky junk! Join the GA Junkies 41 for our semi-annual event! We host Cartersville’s largest spring and fall vendor markets! Georgia Junkies 41 is a semi-annual shopping extravaganza! Our Spring 2020 event will be held March 20-22 at the Bartow County Saddle Club,43 Saddle Club Dr., Cartersville. Don’t miss the Car Show on Saturday, March 21 from 10-3. Vendor application are available at www.georgiajunkies41.com.

SLIGHT CHANGE:  SAT MAR 21 RIDE TO READ.Brookwood Christian School invites all motorcycle enthusiasts to join them as Brookwood honors National Reading Month by hosting their third charity motorcycle ride with Acworth’s very own Chef Henry Chandler leading the ride! Proceeds benefit the International Dyslexia Association. The event includes a $10 gift card to Henry’s Louisiana Grill  to be given out at the school at 9:00 am. NO BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED. The cost is $25 per bike plus $15 for passenger until March 6. Price then goes to $30 per bike/$20 for passenger If you don’t ride, come enjoy fellowship and breakfast for $10.00 (must be paid by March 6. More information and registration is available at www.brookwoodchristian.com. To register text RIDE to 404-491-7724. Sponsorships are available starting at $100.00, email r2r@brookwoodchristian.com for more information.

SAT MAR 21 MARIETTA’S SHREDDING EVENT from 9am-12pm at Custer Park located at 545 Kenneth Marcus Way, Marietta, GA. While the event is free, donations are greatly appreciated.If you have confidential or sensitive documents that need to be safely discarded, Keep Marietta Beautiful will allow you to watch your documents as they are shredded on site. Paper items only will be accepted.For more information, contact Maggi Moss at 770-794-5609 or mmoss@mariettaga.gov.

CANCELLED  MON MAR 23 MARIETTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LUNCHEON The next MBA monthly luncheon will be held Monday Monday, March 23, at Roswell Street Baptist Church – in the Fellowship Center at 744 Roswell Street, Marietta 30060, with parking in the East Parking Lot at Aviation Road SE and Roswell Street. Morning Mingle will be held in the Crossing at RSBC from 10:30-11:30AM. The buffet opens at 11:15 AM, and the program starts at 12:00 – 1:00PM. The speaker is Jim Beech. RSVP at Mariettabusiness.biz.

CANCELLED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 7. THUR MAR 26 – BEST OF COBB CELEBRATION 5:30-8:00 at Jim R Miller Park Event Center.Join Cobb Life Magazine (cobblifemagazine.com) and the Marietta Daily Journal (mdjonline.com) for the can’t-miss social event of the year, the 2020 Cobb Life Magazine Best Of Cobb Celebration. During the ticketed event, our 2020 Best Of winners will be announced, advanced copies of Cobb Life’s 2020 Best Of issue will be given out and attendees can pick up free food and gifts from the winners’ booths. The event will also include a beer and wine bar and live music by a local band. Only those in attendance will be the first to know who our over 460,000 votes awarded the coveted title of “Best Of” so be sure to buy your tickets today! Dress is business casual. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event.

THUR MAR 26 BEYOND THE ENDZONE 5-9 pm It is time to focus on PREVENTION. Sharing stories of Recovery and learning how to protect our families is key to turning this drug epidemic around and keeping our family members safe. Beyond The EndZone” is the first of its kind Prevention event and will have the look and feel of a HUGE TAILGATE PARTY! Beginning with a BBQ dinner provided by Ultimate Tailgater’s Chris Fulmer, enjoy a special time with the athletes and special guests as you get signatures and shake hands. There will be lots of cheering and live music to celebrate Recovery and showcase the power of Prevention. Keynote speakers will include Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders Tight End, and Hometown Hero; Hayden Hurst, Baltimore Ravens Tight End; Evan Engram, New York Giants Tight End; and George Rogers, 1980 Heisman Trophy Award Winner and former NFL Running Back.

BEYOND THE ENDZONE is presented by the Davis Direction Foundation, Tickets are $60 for dinner with athletes, signing and photo op, presentation and auction, or $25 for presentation and auction only. There will be 20 Media passes reserved for the event. For more information, or to inquire about athlete sponsored tickets, email info@davisdirection.com.

CANCELLED SAT MAR 28 KENNESAW’S BUNNY BREAKFAST. Two seatings. Treat your family to a buffet including hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as a medley of fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets prepared by the Acworth/Kennesaw Optimists. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will be making his way from table to table to say hello to all the boys and girls. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories.Seatings are available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tickets are only $6 per person and can be purchased online at city of kennesaw website or at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive. Advance purchase is required. Tickets are non-refundable after April 13.

CANCELLED SAT MAR 28 GIRL SCOUT BADGE DAY – Smith-Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road in Kennesaw, will host Girl Scout badge workshops on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from noon until 4 p.m. Daisies, Brownies and Juniors are invited to explore the gardens and learn about nature with their troops or families, all while earning badges. Gardens’ volunteers and staff will lead the half-day workshops to help Scouts earn the Outdoor Art Maker, Bugs, Flowers, and Gardener Badges. Pre-registration is required for this event. To register, email Education and Events Coordinator Cheri Collins, ccollins@kennesaw-ga.gov.

THURS APR 2 ABA LUNCHEON T 11:30-1:00 pm at Acworth Community Center, 4361 Cherokee Street, Acworth, GA, 30101. Come meet and listen to District Attorney Joyette Holmes, Cobb County, This luncheon is sponsored by Anchor Realty Partners and catered by Copeland’s. RSVP at www.acworthbusiness.

THURS APR 2 ALLATOONA BANDS JAZZ DINNER & AUCTION 5:30 pm at the Allatoona High School cafeteria. Tickets are$15 and are on sale at www.allatoonabands.org.The evening includes a catered dinner, and a silent auction along with the fabulous jazz entertainment.

FRI APR 3 ACWORTH EASTER EGG HUNT The City of Acworth and Freedom Church would like to invite your family to experience an egg hunt like you’ve never seen before! The event will take place on Friday, April 3 at the Acworth Sports Complex, located at 4000 South Main St. The egg hunt will be held on the baseball fields and we ask all participants to please park on the baseball side of the complex. We will have concessions and activities before the hunt so make sure you arrive early. Please visit www.acworthegghunt.com for additional information

SAT APR 11 EASTER EGG HUNT Mark your calendar, Smith-Gilbert Gardens is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10AM-2PM on Saturday, April 11th! Pre-registration will open at www.smithgilbertgardens.com on March 17, for the public.
There is no onsite parking for this event. Parking will be at Adams Park 2600 Park Dr, Kennesaw, GA 30144 (Ben Robertson Community Center). Shuttles will transport guests to and from the garden. For more information, contact Kathy Post at 770-919-0248 or at info@smithgilbertgardens.com

 

ONGOING EVENTS

SAT/SUN MARIETTA FARMER’S MARKET. Year round on Saturdays from 9am-12pm. Sundays: May-October – 12 pm till 3 pm. Takes up residence on N. Park Square. Market customers have a variety of produce to choose from including heirloom tomatoes, fruits and vegetables that are rarely, available from the grocery store. Plus staples such as potatoes, onions, tomatoes, squash, beans, amazing cut flower arrangements, local honey, herbal soaps, whole grain breads, fudge pies, jelly, jam and preserves. Contact Market Director Johnny Fulmer at 770-499-9393 or Jfulmer@churchstreetmarket.com or visit mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com.

SECOND TUESDAY EACH MONTH – POP IN FOR POP CULTURE – Join us at the Marietta Museum of History from 4pm-8pm. We will have foot tastings, activities, and vintage commercials. All included in the price of regular admission. For more info visit www.MariettaHistory.org‚Ä®

THURSDAYS: SOUTHERN MUSEUM MOMMY & ME CLASSES. Join us each Thursday from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm for Mommy & Me! Our program is specifically designed for children aged 3-5 and their caregivers. Discover and explore the world around us through play! Create, experiment, investigate, and learn together. Each week has a different theme, and lots of fun new activities to play with. Cost is included in museum admission and free for museum members.

FRIDAY/SATURDAYS Lumiere Lounge (6-10pm) on the second floor at the Strand Theatre Come to the Strand and pay homage to the days of old with a silent film inspired piano bar and lounge! As you sink into a plush couch or join a friend at a cafe table, the modern world seems to drift away as classic silent films quietly flicker in the background while a live pianist plays. The Lumière Lounge will feature specialty cocktails made with local Hometown Honey in addition to a full bar. Lumiere is held on the second floor lounge on select Friday and Saturday nights from 6-10pm. Check the calendar at www.earlsmithstrand.org for more details or call the box office at 770.293.0080 to get added to the mailing for our evening bar events.