Calendar of Events AND Classifieds for: Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta, GA

JANUARY/FEBRUARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS  Our community always has a variety of events – there is something for everyone..   See what’s on board  for  JANUARY and FEBRUARY.   See link to the paper at bottom of this page to read the JANUARY edition of the Bright Side Newspaper.



THUS JAN 19 – KBA’S Young Professionals Happy Hour will be held on Thursday, January 19th 5-8pm at the Red Top Brewhouse on Main Street in Acworth.  Attendance is limited to the first 75 registrants.  FREE for YP members, $5 for guests.  Register on line at Sponsored by Fireside Natural Gas.

TUES JAN 24 – WAKE UP KBA will be held at Gaines Park Senior Living. Join KBA members for some early morning networking, coffee, and breakfast. Led by Brent Rittersdorg. Gaines Park is located at 1740 Old 41 Highway NW Kennesaw, GA 30152.  RSVP at

TUES JAN 24 ABA’s MORNING JOLT – Join ABA members for early morning networking, camaraderie and lots of fun. This event starts at 8:00 am and is held at The Cowan, 4271 Southside Drive, Acworth, GA 30101.

WED JAN 25 – BRIGHT SIDE DEADLINE FOR FEBRUARY 2023 PAPER – Last day to submit articles and/or advertising for the FEBRUARY 2023  issue is JAN 25. We will be out the Friday FEBRUARY 3. Ad rates are available at AD RATES (scroll to bottom) or email me at

THUR JAN 26 – ABA WOMEN’S LUNCHEON will be held at Main St. Events by 1885 Grill 4975 N Main Street ACWORTH, GA 30101. This first luncheon of the year starts at 11:30 a.m. Register online at (Please note: The Women’s Luncheon will be held the fourth Thursday of each month).

SAT JAN 28 TRAINS TRAINS TRAINS. The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is excited to announce the return of its biggest, most popular event of the year—Trains, Trains, Trains!— on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2023. The 2023 event will feature the Museum’s biggest model train display to date along with train-themed activities and historic trains. The rest of the story is on page 3 of the January edition of the BrightSide .

THURS FEB 2ACWORTH BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LUNCHEON – Come Celebrate as Acworth’s Mayor Tommy Allegood presents the state of the City.  The fun starts at 11:30 pm.  Sponsored by the City of Acworth and catered by Adriane’s Delectables.  Please RSVP to

SAT FEB 4 KENNESAW’S VALENTINE’S DANCE PARTY Spend the evening with your big and little astronauts and experience all the sights and sounds of outer space. Join Kennesaw Parks & Rec for the “Out of this World” Dance Party on Saturday, February 4, 2023! All adults must be accompanied by a child and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Seating will be reserved, you can list all members of your party in your registration. Tickets are only $15 per person and can be purchased online at Tickets are only $15 per person and can be purchased online at CivicRec, CLICK on Special Events and then Valentines Dance PartyI or PURCHASE at the Ben Robertson Community Center. Advance purchase is required. Tickets are non-refundable after January 27.


THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH ACWORTH’S Senior Luncheon Join us every third Wednesday of the month for lunch and bingo at the City of Acworth’s Senior Luncheon This program is FREE to all seniors but you must RSVP to attend. Reservations will be accepted the week prior to the event. The event is the 3rd Wednesday of the Month at the Acworth Community Center (4361 Cherokee Street Acworth, Ga 30101) RSVP: (770) 917-1234

SAT The Marietta Square Artisan Market is an open-air showcase of locally-created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. It is held every Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm from March to December. Enjoy the paintings, drawings, and photography of fine artists settled alongside skilled craftspeople who feature an eclectic roster of distinctive goods including fire pits, cutting boards, terraria, pens, and fine jewelry. Located in the parking lot beside the Marietta Square Market, this art ecosystem connects local fine artists and artisans with the community adding culture and charm to the Historic Marietta Square experience.

SAT MARIETTA FARMER’S MARKET. Year round on Saturdays from 9am-12pm.  Takes up residence on 41 MILL STREET between Powder Springs and the 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 or visit


McCord’s Junk Removal
Servicing your area since 2016, just text a photo of your items to A.D. McCord at 404-456-4716 to start your quick quote!

Certified Dog Trainer offers Private Dog Training in your home or other mutually convenient location. Positive, gentle methods make training fun for dog and owner. Licensed, Bonded and Insured. For details, see our Website: To set up a consultation, Email: or call 770-401-7945.

HVAC Technician Needed
Kennesaw HVAC company seeking experienced service technician for residential and light commercial service, repair, and maintenance work.  Must be EPA certified and have clean driving record.  NATE certification is preferred but not necessary to start. Competitive pay and employee benefits of group health plan, AFLAC options, and 401(k).
For more information and to apply call 770-425-8779.


Day Break Village is hiring Resident Assistants (All Training Provided). C.N.A.’s / Cooks / Housekeeping & Maintenance. And Always looking for Awesome Volunteers Come by in person 3056 Cherokee Street NW Kennesaw or call 770-218-6166


Tapestry Hospice is now hiring RN Case Manager / C.N.A. / Chaplains (2 CPEs Req); On Call RN/ Team Coordinator’s Intake/Medical Records; Marketing Representatives /License Master Social Worker.  Benefits: Competitive Pay – Paid Time Off – Growth Opportunities Family/Team Culture – 401k – Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance. Call 706-383-8812 or email resume


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