Spectacular Week of Events Coming Up – Check It Out

Mother Nature has promised a spectacular week, ending with awesome weather for March 22, 23, and 24.  So many events to chose from.  Enjoy!  And while we are thinking about it, the deadline for the April Bright Side Newspaper is Tuesday March 26, 2019.

GEORGIA JUNKIES 41 HOSTING VINTAGE MARKET

Love antiques, farmhouse chic, handcrafted items, rustic? Then you will want to attend Georgia Junkies 41 Vintage Market the weekend of March 22-24. It is just up the street in Cartersville at the Bartow County Saddle Club, 43 Saddle Club Drive.

This vendor fair has 125 booths available for selling everything. Expect to see unique handcrafted clothing, jewelry, recycled goods, furniture home decor, timeless treasures and lots of junk.

The four owners of Georgia Junkies 41 have scoured the country side looking for just the right vendors to delight our readers. Pictured are the Georgia Junkies 41 owners: Shara Mays, Stephanie Rainey, Kathy Albright, Shana Gould.

In addition to shopping you will enjoy demonstrations from one of the many creative artists or take a class from one of the designers, crafters or painters. There will be plenty of delicious food, great deals, live music, and good ole’ fashion family fun.

 

 

 

 

RIDE TO READ – MOTORCYCLE FUNDRAISER FOR

BROOKWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Brookwood Christian School invites all motorcycle enthusiasts to join them as Brookwood honors National Reading Month by hosting their second charity motorcycle ride with Acworth’s very own Chef Henry Chandler leading the ride!  The event will be held on Saturday, March 23. Proceeds benefit the International Dyslexia Association – Georgia Chapter as well as Brookwood Christian’s Dyslexia Reading Programs.

The event includes breakfast catered by Henry’s Louisiana Grill & Henry’s Uptown at the school at 9:00 am and is included in the cost of the ride. Come enjoy biscuits/gravy, eggs, cajun grits, andouille sausage/bacon, coffee/juice, before KSU (that is Kick Stands Up) at 10:00 am with Chef Henry leading the way. The ride will last approximately two hours, includes a police escort through scenic surrounding areas and will end up back at Henry’s.

The cost is $30 per bike plus $20 for a passenger. If you don’t ride, come enjoy fellowship and breakfast for $10.00. More information and registration is available at www.brookwoodchristian.com. Have a question – email r2r@brookwoodchristian.com. Sponsorships are available starting at $100.00. Follow this event on Instagram and FB @ride2read.

KSU Spring Arts Festival set for March 23
Annual festival is free and open to the public

Celebrate the arts at Kennesaw State University on Saturday, March 23, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the annual Spring Arts Festival. The free indoor/outdoor community event will feature an artists’ market with booths of artwork by local and traveling artists as well as make-and-take art, children’s activities, and numerous demonstrations and workshops.

This year, try your hand at drip painting, join in on an art history scavenger hunt, or undertake the exquisite corpse. From Junkyard Wars to 3-panel comics and Raku ceramics firing, children and adults will find exciting possibilities to explore, including 3D printing and creating your own percussion instruments.

Major attractions in and around the Visual Arts Building include an iron pour, glass blowing and blacksmithing demonstrations.

Artwork from local artists and students will be featured in the annual Pin-Up show in the Visual Arts building. The Pin-Up show allows them to compete in five categories: elementary, middle, high school, community and “Art from the Heart” for students with special needs.
For more information, please google Spring Arts Festival 2019.

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS – March 19 through March 24!

TUES MAR 19 KBA AA5 5:30-7:30. Join us for a fun evening of networking at Trinity Fitness North Cobb, 3620 Kennesaw North Industrial Pkwy, Kennesaw. Sponsored by Rafferty’s. Bring lots of cards and network.

THURS MAR 21 ABA WOMEN’S LUNCHEON, Join us this month for our Women’s Business Network Luncheon on March 21, 2019 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM at Brookwood Christian School. This month we are catered by Center Street Tavern & Sponsored by Brookwood Christian School. Our Guest Speakers will be Kim Watt & Nealey Motiejunas with the City of Acworth – giving us an in-depth update about the new Acworth Community Center. Brookwood Christian School, 4728 Wood Street, Acworth, GA 30101. RSVP at Acworthbusiness.org. Members $20, Nonmembers $30.

THURS MAR 21 BEST OF COBB CELEBRATION – Join Cobb Life Magazine and the Marietta Daily Journal for the can’t-miss social event of the year, Cobb Life’s Best Of Celebration.During the ticketed event, our 2019 Best Of winners will be announced, advanced copies of Cobb Life’s Best Of issue will be given out and attendees can pick up free food and gifts from the winners’ booths.
Attendees will will be the first to know who our nearly 250,000 votes awarded the coveted title of “Best Of.” The event will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:30pm until 8:00 pm at Jim R. Miller Event Center, 2245 Callaway Road Southwest, Marietta. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased at www.TheBestofCobb.com. See you there.

FRI, SAT, SUN MAR 22-24 GEORGIA JUNKIES 41’S VINTAGE MARKET. Love antiques, farmhouse chic, handcrafted items, rustic? Then you will want to attend Georgia Junkies 41 Vintage Market the weekend of March 22-24. Earlybird Shopping, Friday March 22 $10. 5-8; Sat and Sun: $5 each day. 10-6. It is just up the street in Cartersville at the Bartow County Saddle Club, 43 Saddle Club Drive. If you want to be a vendor, there is still room – Simply fill out the app on their website at www.georgiajunkies41.com.

FRI MAR 22 WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT TRIBUTE – liveSAFE Resources will host its 34th Annual Tribute to Women of Achievement on Friday, March 22 at the Cobb Galleria Centre from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fifteen outstanding women leaders from the Metro Atlanta area will be honored for their volunteer commitment to their community, and one will be named “Woman of the Year.”
The evening will include a cocktail reception, silent auction and awards dinner. Sponsorships and tickets available at www.livesaferesources.org/events or by calling Molly Drescher at 770-423-3592.

SAT MAR 23 – RIDE TO READ MOTORCYCLE FUNDRAISER Brookwood Christian School invites all motorcycle enthusiast to join their second charity ride, let by Chef Henry Chandler. Proceeds benefit the International Dyslexia Association – Georgia Chapter as well as Brookwood Christian’s Dyslexia Reading Programs. The cost is $25 per bike plus $15 for a passenger until March 3. Price then goes to $30 per bike/$20 for passenger If you don’t ride, come enjoy fellowship and breakfast for $10.00. More information and registration is available at www.brookwoodchristian.com. Have a question – email r2r@brookwoodchristian.com. Sponsorships are available starting at $100.00. Follow this event on Instagram and FB @ride2read.

SAT MAR 23 KSU SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL Celebrate the arts at Kennesaw State University on Saturday, March 23, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the annual Spring Arts Festival. The free indoor/outdoor community event will feature an artists’ market with booths of artwork by local and traveling artists as well as make-and-take art, children’s activities, and numerous demonstrations and workshops. For more information, please google Spring Arts Festival 2019.

 

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