Spring Art Festival at KSU, April 14 plus more events.

Kennesaw State University’s School of Art and Design is celebrating the arts with a free Spring Arts Festival on Saturday, April 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Professors from the School of Art and Design will lead arts activities that include demonstrations and workshops on Psychic Drawing, Portrait Drawing, and Raku Ceramics firing. Don’t miss the fascinating Iron Pour and the Forging and Glass Demonstrations. New this year is an artists’ market featuring over 30 local artists.

Geo Sipp, director of the School of Art and Design said, “This is a great opportunity for the public to learn more about the School of Art and Design, to experience different types of art, and to make your own art.” This year, you may even make your own digital Mother’s Day card.

All activities are free except for the scratch block molds used for the iron pour. T-Shirts and food are available for purchase. Free parking is available in the Central Parking Deck; activities will be held in and around the Visual Arts Building and the Zuckerman Museum of Art on the Kennesaw campus.

For more information and the complete schedule, please visit  http://www.KSUArtsFestival.com.

APR 12-15 MURDER AT THE STRAND An immersive theatrical who-dun-it, Using all of The Strand—including its beautiful 500-seat auditorium and proscenium stage—this interactive, world-premiere event challenges the audience to identify the true story behind a nefarious crime and the criminal with the motive to commit it. Perfect for mystery enthusiasts, escape room fans, play veterans, and non-theatre goers alike. Tickets are $45 and are on sale now at www.earlsmithstrand.org and The Strand box office. Ticket availability is limited for this unique experience, so get yours today!  Group discounts are available through the box office at 770.293.0080 or 117 North Park Square.

FRI-SUN APR 13-15. YARD/GARAGE SALE Friday April 13 and Saturday, April 14: 9:00-4:00;Sunday April 15, 9:00-2:00 hosted by the Kennesaw Mtn.Shrine Club 1380 White Circle S.W., Marietta,Ga.30060

FRI- SUN APR 13-15 COBB COUNTY BOOK SALE Make plans now to attend the spring semi-annual book sale April 13-15 at the Cobb Civic Center. Book sale hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The civic center is located at 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta and has plenty of free parking.

SAT APR 14 MARIETTA TREE KEEPERS – 8:30 AM. Calling for volunteers of all ages to come out and assist Marietta Tree Keepers as we maintain Hill Park on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Hill Park is a pretty little pocket park that was transformed from a once vacant lot just a few blocks off the northeast corner of Historic Marietta Square. The park was dedicated to the memory of Willie Hill, deacon of Zion Baptist Church. We will also travel to other planting locations to maintain other past planting sites. For more information, please call 770.424.4664.

SAT- SUN APR 14 & 15 PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS, MARIETTA. M2R TrailFest is a two-day celebration of the arts offering an immersive celebration of the arts for all ages. Art performances, live music, and visual installations can be enjoyed along the trail, which stretches from Lewis Park near WellStar Kennestone Hospital, trackside along the Marietta Square, ending in Brown Park. The juried art festival introduces public art installations in a way never celebrated in Marietta. A sculpture garden in Atherton Square debuts during the two-day festival, along with brightly colored murals, art installations, and a Fence Art Gallery. While only festival goers will get to enjoy the live performances, many installations will be on display for up to sixty days. Please visit www.m2rtrail.com for more information or www.facebook.com/MariettaArtsCouncil.

SAT APRIL 14 PRAISE BANDS JAM! – 5:00 pm. Parks Stamper, 104.7 Fish Radio, will Emcee Youth in Mission’s annual fundraiser concert at Kennesaw First Baptist Church, 2958 North Main Street in Kennesaw, on Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 5:00-8:00pm in the Welcome Center. FREE Admission, Donations Accepted. Vote for your favorite FOOD: “Sliders and Sides” – Come on out on April 14 for Food, Fun, and Worship.  For information call (770) 425-5129 or visit www.yimcharity.com

SAT APR 14 SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL at KSU 11:00-4:00 pm. FREE. Visual Arts Building. Professors from the School of Art and Design will lead arts activities that include demonstrations and workshops on Psychic Drawing, Portrait Drawing, and Raku Ceramics firing. Don’t miss the fascinating Iron Pour and the Forging and Glass Demonstrations. New this year is an artists’ market featuring over 30 local artists. For more information and the complete schedule, please visit www.KSUArtsFestival.com.

SAT APR 14 ANDREWS RAID LECTURE 7:30 pm. The lecture is being presented in partnership with the Kennesaw Historical Society and local historian, Michael K. Shaffer on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. outside at the Underpass Amphitheater at the Depot in Downtown Kennesaw, 2829 Cherokee Street. The Lecture will be moved inside The Southern Museum in case of inclement weather. This is a paid event – cash only at site, credit at Museum. Adults are $7.50, Seniors (60+) are $6.50, Children (ages 4 – 12) are $5.50. Event is FREE for Museum and Kennesaw Historical Society members.

TUES APR 17 ABA GOLF TOURNAMENT – 9:00 am. At Cobblestone Golf Course. Ft Lauderdale Scramble kicks off the tournament. Registration for golfers is $125 individual or $450 for a team of four. Includes greens fees, cart, goodie bags, breakfast and snack with lunch and a silent auction after the game. For more information year’s ABA golf tournament, callJRM Management Services, at 770.423.1330.

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