Once in a while, a particular day of the month is the one everyone choses to host their special event. This month it is Saturday September 18. Sometimes I wish I were triplets. Enjoy.
Marietta StreetFest – Sept. 18 & 19, 2021 Two-Day Marietta StreetFest Offers Fall Fun for Families
Happening in September, the 30th annual Marietta StreetFest celebrates arts & crafts, family fun, live music and classic cars in historic Marietta Square. Held Saturday, Sept. 18 and Sunday, Sept.19, the outdoor event is presented by the Marietta Museum of History, and admission is FREE!
Founded in 1991, the festival was expanded to a two-day event in 2017 and now draws more than 25,000 each year. More information is available at www.mariettastreetfest.com.
Attendees will have the opportunity to glance through many collectibles and treasures that feature shabby chic and folk or something new and crafty for the home. Artist Alley will showcase works from more than 70 vendors. Local and national artists offer handcrafted items like paintings, jewelry, and pottery, as well as market-style items, such as lotions, jellies, jams and sauces.
Each year, Marietta StreetFest includes plenty of fun activities for kids. In Kids Korner and Tiny Tot Town, young festival attendees will find inflatables, crafts, games and more. Throughout the weekend, a variety of kid-friendly entertainment from puppets to a bubble show will delight audiences of all ages. A small fee applies to some activities.
The 16th-annual Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show pops up on Saturday only on the square during Marietta StreetFest. The show will include vintage vehicles, classic cars, hot rods and more. Cars will fill the south side of the Square on Saturday (only) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Awards will be handed out at the end of the show. The winners will be announced at the festival on Saturday at 3 p.m.
The StreetFest is thrilled to welcome the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival again this year. Festival-goers can grab their blankets and lawn chairs and support local musicians. This music festival was created with the purpose of showcasing the best talent from the city and surrounding communities to build upon and strengthen the foundation of community pride present today and encourage a pay-it-forward attitude. Interested to know who is playing? The line up is available at MariettaGrassRoots.org
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
The Festival runs Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. While certain features have limited hours:
Arts & Crafts Vendor Market: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Kids Korner: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hubcaps & History Classic Car Show: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Marietta Grassroots Music Festival: Saturday, 3 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Free on-street parking is available around Marietta Square. Additional parking is available in the decks located at Waddell and Lawrence streets, hourly rates apply.
Attendance at Marietta StreetFest is free! along with Free admission to Marietta Museum of History during the festival weekend!
Established in 1992, the Marietta StreetFest is an annual fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History.
OAK SANCTUARY OPEN HOUSE
September 18 @ 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
We are celebrating the grand opening of our new location in downtown Acworth. You are invited to come learn about our services we offer and the benefits of a sound session or how a Bach flower remedy consultation can assist with your growth. Refreshments will be provided. OAK Sanctuary, 4989 North Main Street, Suite 104 , Acworth, GA 30101
OAK SANCTUARY Sound Sessions
Why Would You Book a Sound Session?
In your very busy and stressful life, you may be seeking natural ways to unwind and relax. You might find meditation challenging and taking the time for self-care seems elusive. A sound session calms the nervous system, shifts your brainwaves (think alpha and beta states of the brain), helps you reach a meditative state, feel less anxious, and may even help with pain.
What Is a Sound Session?
A sound session or “bathing” is much more than just a sound experience, though a lot of it is just that. A sound session begins with setting an intention and getting relaxed and comfortable while lying down on a mat. It continues by opening and clearing the energy centers of the body (the chakras). A diagnostic is done to determine areas of low or unbalanced energy in the body and then addressed. These can include injuries, aches, pains, unbalanced energy centers, and more. Then the fun part! Bowls are placed on and around the body and played in patterns so that vibration and sound surround and wash over the body. The vibrations help balance and release energies in the body and can help with relaxation and calming the mind. Practioner Patty Wallenburg demonstrates the bowls used in a sound session.
You may book an appointment by visiting: https://theoaksanctuary.com/sound-sessions/.
FIELD OF FLAGS AT KENNESAW NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK.
NOW – FRI SEPT 18 FIELD OF FLAGS Kennesaw National Battlefield Park. Organized by the Kiwanis Club of Marietta through the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation, the 9/11 Field of Flags is displayed every five years and has become one of the largest commemorative events in the nation. Flag sponsorship helps to fund this project and ensure its continuation in the future. Flags are $30 per flag or 4 for $100.00. Purchased flags may be picked up at First United Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Ave., Marietta in parking lot near Polk St on Saturday, September 18. 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.For more information or to purchase a flat visit: www.911fieldofflags.com. Pictured above: thirteen flags flying at half mast to honor the 13 U.S. Military lives lost at Kabul Airport, Afghanastan on August 26, 2021.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
TUES-SUN SEPT 14-19 The STRAND PRESENTS: Menopause The Musical® The Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!® COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more. This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what more than 15 million women and fans worldwide have been laughing about for 18 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!® Tickets available at https://earlsmithstrand.org/
SAT SEPT 18 GREAT LOCOMOTIVE CHASE 5K -Join the Kennesaw Museum Foundation on September 18 from 7:30- 9:00 am – and be a part of the premier 5K race series in north Georgia and the City of Kennesaw’s ONLY 5K series! For more information, and to register, visit kennesawgrandprix.com.
SAT SEPT 18 CARS ON THE LAKE The Save Acworth History Foundation will hold their annual Cars on the Lake fundraiser at Dallas Landing Park on September 18, 2021. The car show will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For further information, please visit saveacworthhistory.org. Admission is FREE. Concert tables are available for purchase. Call 770-423-1330 to reserve.
SAT SEPT 18 MOTHER SON CAMP OUT The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department is excited to host our annual Mother-Son Camp Out at Proctor Landing Park on Saturday, September 18 beginning at 12:00 p.m. through Sunday, September 19 at 10:00 a.m. This event is open to mothers and their sons, 13 and under. Mother-son camp fees are $30 for City of Acworth residents and $45 for non-residents. It’s $10 for each additional son. For more information and registration please visit www.acworthparksandrec.org.