Celebrating Easter Starting this Weekend and Next

Spring has tripped over the calendar (even though the temperatures are still a little cool).  Time to celebrate Easter with Egg Hunts, Breakfasts, and special art at Smith Gilbert Gardens.  And what could be more exciting than a helicopter dropping the Easter Bunny or even dropping the eggs!


FRI MAR 22 ACWORTH EGG HUNT Gates open at 6:00 pm. – The City of Acworth and Freedom Church invite your family to experience an egg hunt like you’ve never seen before! The event will take place on Friday, March 22nd at the Acworth Sports Complex (4000 South Main St.) on the baseball fields. We will have concessions, family fun activities and photo opportunities before the hunt so make sure you arrive early. Visit acworth-ga.gov and click on EVENTS, scroll down to hunt,  for more information.














SAT MAR 23 KENNESAW’S ANNUAL BUNNY BREAKFAST – The Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department is excited to continue the tradition of the annual Bunny Breakfast at the Ben Robertson Community Center on Saturday, March 23, with two seatings available from 8:00 – 9:15 a.m. or 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. Attendees will be treated to a buffet including hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage, as well as a medley of fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will be making his way from table to table to say hello to all the boys and girls. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own camera to capture photos with the Easter Bunny! Tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased online or at the Ben Robertson Community Center. Advance purchase is required. Tickets are non-refundable after March 16. Children ages two and under do not need a ticket if they will not be occupying a seat. Tickets are available at https://secure.rec1.com/GA/kennesaw-ga/catalog? Click on Special Events, scroll down to Bunny breakfast and select the time you wish to attend. Big shout out to Kennesaw/Acworth Optimists for cooking and serving the breakfast.

SAT MAR; 23 ART HATCH AT SMITH GILBERT GARDENS Join Smith-Gilbert Gardens on Saturday, March 23, as they kick off Art Blooms with a new event: Art Hatch! Enjoy new art installations by Cobb County High Schools throughout the Gardens, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Explore the Gardens and find specially painted large wooden eggs for clues in a scavenger hunt. Other activities will be available such as games, music by Cobb County students and creating your own art. Come dressed in your spring best-butterfly wings, antennae headbands and more.
After March 23, more installations by KSU’s Master Craftsman program, Fabric and Textiles and performances by the Theatre department can be enjoyed through May 31. Explore more eggs and clues with our sponsor, Town Center CID. Additional clues and eggs can be found on the Noonday Creek Trail. See our website for dates and details.

FRI MAR 29 MARIETTA COMMUNITY EGG HUNT Plan to join us for the Marietta Community Egg Hunt on Friday, March 29 at 5:00 pm. There will fun, food, games, music, activities, and of course egg hunts for everyone. The event will take place at Life University. There will be more than 50,000 eggs and candy for the various hunts. The funds raised from the Egg Hunt go to support Marietta City Schools via the Marietta Business Association Education Programs. Meet us at Life University Athletic Complex(Upper field/track): 1269 Barclay Circle ~ Marietta, Ga. 30060. Admission and parking are free. Food vendors will be on hand to feed you between Egg Hunts.For more information email: Billwatson@jrmmanagement.com or missy@jrmmanagement.com.

SAT MAR 30 NORTHEAST COBB COMMUNITY EGG DROP The community is invited to join us for the 15th Annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop on Saturday March 30, 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. There will be fun, food, games, DJ, activities, and of course egg hunts for everyone.  Kids will marvel as a helicopter drops thousands of eggs onto the Sprayberry High School football field to kick-off the hunt.   There will be more than 90,000 eggs and candy for the various hunts. The funds raised from the Egg Drop go to support multiple organizations in our community.  Last year more than $14,000.00 went right back into the community from the event.This event is hosted by Piedmont Church and the Cobb County School District at the Sprayberry High School football field. A big thank you to our Presenting Sponsors Superior Plumbing and C&S Paving. The helicopter will drop eggs for three and under Egg Hunt at 11:30 and again at 1:30 for ages four to seven. A third hunt will be held for ages eight to ten at 3:30 pm. Plenty of parking at the school. Parking and admission are free. For more information visit www.communityeggdrop.org.



FRI APRIL 5- FRI OCT 25 Acworth Farmers Market
 will take place on Friday mornings between April 5 and October 25 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The market is located in the Logan Farm Park Expansion, located at 4405 Cherokee Street in Acworth. 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. This year’s market will be bigger and better than previous years and shoppers won’t believe the selection of homegrown goodies! The Acworth Farmer’s Market is proudly sponsored by the Acworth Downtown Development Authority.