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

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MAY/JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR ACWORTH KENNESAW AND MARIETTA.

MAY SMITH GILBERT GARDENS ART BLOOMS – Connecting art and nature in a unique way – through ART BLOOMS. The staff planted 10,000 daffodil bulbs showcasing some of the sculptures in the permanent collection. In May, we’ll open a temporary outdoor exhibit featuring sculptures created by students in the Master Craftsman Program at KSU. The two month event will include a series of weekend artists’ demonstrations and workshops, along with self-guided tours. Art Blooms is included in regular Garden admission. Weekly Timed Tickets for Art Blooms will be available March 28th. Weekly timed tickets are available at https://smith-gilbert-gardens.square.site/ Please note: If you’re not able to purchase tickets online, you may stop at the Hiram Butler House to purchase.

NOW- MAY 24 ART EXHIBIT The Art House is hosting Emerging vs Experienced – Students of North Cobb Christian School and Artists 65 and older. This exhibit runs from NOW thru May 24. We are open: Tuesday thru Saturday, Noon to 6PM. Located at the corner of Logan Farm Park across from 1885 Grill.

NOW – JUNE 20 ART EXHIBIT The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art presents The Four Elements: A Group Exhibition, on view in the Main Galleries from now through June 20, 2021. The MCMA is located at 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta, 30060, just off the Square.

THUR MAY 20 ABA WOMEN’S EVENT 11:30 The May ABA women’s luncheon will be held on the deck at the Logan Farm House 4756 Logan Rd, Acworth, GA 30101, and will be catered by Picnic Market and Mercantile Our speaker is Rhoda Hendrix, Lifestyle blogger from the blog Southern Hospitality. RSVP www.acworthbusiness.org

THUR MAY 20 SPRING SPLASH 4:30 PM Hosted by Marietta Business Association and Credit Union of Georgia at White Water Park, 250 Cobb Parkway, Marietta, 30062. There will be fun, food, drinks, games, music, activities, and a huge Duck Race For Admission & Registration: https://www.mariettabusiness.org/events#!event/2020/5/14/2020-spring-splash. For more Information:www.mariettabusiness.org or find us on Facebook.

SAT MAY 22 GARDEN TOURS HOSTED BY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEERS 10-5 features six (5) gardens including four (4) private gardens and the Reconnecting Our Roots Community Garden, all in the Central and East Cobb area. For more information and to purchase tickets visit: https://www.cobbmastergardeners.com

SAT MAY 22 LIVE AT LOGAN FARM PARK 6:45 pm. The Weekend Getaway Band will perform live music. This outdoor music event is free and open to the public. Live at Logan Farm Park is the annual Acworth Arts Alliance and the Acworth Art House fundraiser. Additional information and sponsor table purchases are available at www.acworthartsalliance.org.

SAT MAY 22 – MONDAY MAY 21 2021 SHRINE CIRCUS In its NEW LOCATION at the City of Cumming Fairgrounds The largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America is back for its 79th year, packed with more excitement than ever! For tickets and more information visit www.2021shrinecircus.com. Circus Times: Monday through Friday: 11:00am, and 7:00pm, (No 11:00am Circus Tuesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 27) , Saturdays: 11:00am, 1:30pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm, Sundays: 1:30pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm, Memorial Day, 11:00am, 1:30pm, and 4:00pm.

WED MAY 26 Kennesaw Farmers Market Opens The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority, in partnership with Kennesaw First Baptist Church, is excited to present the 2021 Kennesaw Farmers Market. This year’s market will take place on Wednesdays, with hours of operation from 3:30-7:30 PM, and will be located in the parking lot at Kennesaw First Baptist Church. The market season is set to open on Wednesday, May 26, and run through Wednesday, August 11. Interested vendors may contact kennesawfarmersmarket@gmail.com for more information on vendor applications and scheduling. Vendors are encouraged but not required to accept electronic payments; market attendees should be aware that some vendors might accept cash only.

WED MAY 26 ACWORTH’S SPRING TOWN HALL 6:30. Join us online or in-person. Mayor Allegood will be presenting the Spring Town Hall on Wednesday, May 26th at 6:30pm at the Acworth Community Center. At this meeting you will have an opportunity to hear important updates on projects throughout the community.  Parking is available at the Community Center (4361 Cherokee Street) and Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street).A live stream of the event will be available at https://www.youtube.com/user/AcworthGeorgia

SAT MAY 29 ACWORTH’S MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY 10:00 AM. Will be held at the Veterans Memorial at Patriots Point in Cauble Park. For more information on the event contact Jeff Chase at jchase@acworth.org or call 770-917-1234.

SAT MAY 29 SPRING CLASSIC CAR CRUISE 4-9 PM on Main Street in downtown Acworth. The event is free to the public. A $2 entry fee is requested for all vehicles in the cruise. All proceeds go to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth.

SAT JUNE 5 HERO RUN 5K – The 11th annual Hero Run 5K venue is in historic downtown Kennesaw on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Part of the Kennesaw Grand Prix series, the goal is to host 2000+ runners/walkers, raising funds that will be donated to local wounded veteran organizations. Registration is open now at kennesawgrandprix.com or at Kennesaw Big Peach Running Company.

TUES JUNE 15 SPECIAL ELECTION to fill District 34 of the Georgia House of Representatives. Early voting begins on Monday May 24. District map is available at cobbelections.org.

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EXPERIENCED MASSAGE THERAPIST
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OAK Sanctuary is open FOR APPTS.
OAK Sanctuary is open for appointments either online or in-person. Bach flower remedies assist in times of stress and anxiety and are a gentle and safe way to improve your emotional and mental well-being. A sound session, using Tibetan bowls, is the perfect way to relax, regain focus, and regroup during these stressful times. Full descriptions of our services can be found at www.theoaksanctuary.com under the Consultations tab or call 404-903-4104. OAK Sanctuary is located at 2765 South Main Street, Suite 101, Kennesaw, GA 30144 (next to Hoot Owl Brewery).

ONGOING EVENTS

NOW TIL OCTOBER FIRST FRIDAY CONCERTS The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority and the Kennesaw Downtown Merchants Association are excited to announce the inaugural First Friday Concert Series in Historic Downtown Kennesaw. The Series, which runs from now through October, will hold the next concert on Friday June 4. From 6:00 to 9:00 PM, the community is invited to stroll through the Historic Downtown area and enjoy an evening of shopping, dining and live music. The concert will take place at the Pedestrian Underpass off Main Street. Tables are available for reservation for $50. Tables will seat six individuals. For more information, visit www.kennesaw-ga.gov/first-friday-concert-series.

OPENING WEDNESDAYS MAY 26-AUG 11 KENNESAW FARMER’S MARKET  The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority, and the  Kennesaw First Baptist Church, will host the 2021 Kennesaw Farmers Market on Wednesdays, with hours of operation from 3:30-7:30 p.m., and will be located in the parking lot at Kennesaw First Baptist Church. The Market will feature farmers and makers, as well as some local favorite food trucks. On a typical Market day in summer, over 20 vendors will be set up offering their best vegetables, fruits, baked goods and specialty items.Interested vendors may contact kennesawfarmersmarket@gmail.com for more information on vendor applications and scheduling. Vendors are encouraged but not required to accept electronic payments; market attendees should be aware that some vendors might accept cash only.

FRI ACWORTH FARMERS MARKET IS OPEN Shop for local at the Acworth Farmers Market every Friday morning from April 9-October 29 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The market takes place at Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street). Market customers will have a wide variety of garden ripe Georgia grown vegetables, eggs, cheese, bedding plants, fresh baked bread, pies, cakes, honey, and jams to choose from each week.  The Acworth Farmer’s Market is proudly sponsored by the Acworth Downtown Development Authority.  If you are interested in more information on being a vendor or just have questions about the market, please call 770-917-1234.

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 Jfulmer@churchstreetmarket.com or visit mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com.

 

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