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Nov. 19, 2019

Metro Atlanta's Holiday Lights 2019

After our unseasonably long summer, fall is definitely here and winter is not far behind! It's hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is next week and then the holiday season will really kick in.

We always enjoy getting out during the holiday season and visiting light displays. There are many out in the metro Atlanta area! Here's a list with links to each website so you can get more additional information. 

Atlantic Station Lights: Nov 17-Dec 24

Atlanta Botanical Gardens: Nov 16-Jan 11

Life College Lights of Life: Nov 28-Dec 31

Lake Lanier's Magical Night of Lights: Nov 22-Jan 5

Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights: Nov 15-Jan 4

A Stone Mountain Christmas: Nov 16-Jan 5

Six Flags Holiday in the Park: Nov 23-Dec 31

The Battery Atlanta: Dec 1-Dec 25

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Nov. 13, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Nov 15-17, 2019

Every Wednesday, we bring you a few events going on around town. Click on the links below for more information!

JLCM Mistletoe Market - Thursday, November 14 through Sunday, November 17 at Cobb Civic Center. Hosted by the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta, this shopping extravaganza features 50 plus specialty merchants from all over the southeast. Proceeds help many local community outreach programs.

Acworth Charm Historic Home Tour - Saturday, November 16 in Historic Downtown Acworth. This year features a day tour with High Tea, and a candelight tour. The self-paced tours invite visitors to stroll through Acworth's history.

Atlanta Water Lantern Festival - Sunday, November 17 at The Park at Lost Mountain in Powder Springs. A family friendly event designed to promote peace, hope, and happiness.

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Nov. 6, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Nov 8-10, 2019

Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events you may want to check out this weekend. Click on the links below for more information.

The Ultimate Sugar Show - Thursday, November 7 through Sunday, November 10 @ Cobb Galleria Centre. Bakers, sugar artists, and sweet lovers can indulge in all things sugar! Lots of shopping, eating, competing and learning at this sweet event!

Veteran Appreciation Shindig - Saturday, November 9 @ the Aviation Wing in Marietta. This family friendly event (pets welcome) is an opportunity to visit with neighbors, tour air crafts, and show appreciation to our local veterans.

Georgia Seafood Festival - Saturday, November 9 @ the Battery Atlanta. This festival brings the Georgia Coastal experience to life through food, cocktails, and music. Cooking competitions, games, and information on vacation destinations make this a memorable experience for all! 

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Oct. 30, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Nov 1-3, 2019

Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events you may want to check out this weekend. Click on the links below for more information. 

2019 Christmas Village - Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 @ Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Featuring 79 vendors for Christmas decor and gift giving. Santa will make an appearance on Saturday!

Taste of Kennesaw - Saturday, November 2 in Downtown Kennesaw. Over 40 local restaurants will be present for guests to taste local dishes. Two stages with live music and events for the kids.

FREE Community Recycling Event - Saturday, November 2 @ Jim R Miller Park in Marietta. Paper shredding, electronics, household textiles, polystyrene, and household appliances accepted.

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Oct. 23, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Oct 24-27, 2019

Every Wednesday, we bring you a few events happening in our area. Click on the links below for more information!

Halloween at Hogwarts - Thursday, October 24 @ the Woodstock Public Library. Ideal for the Harry Potter fan, participants  get sorted into their Hogwarts house, make crafts, and play games! Experience is complete with choosing a pretzel wand and making a potion! For all ages.

BBQ, Brews, and BOOS! - Saturday, October 26 in historic Downtown Canton! Family friendly event with live music, BBQ food trucks, kids area, antique motorcycle show, and Trick or Treating. Kids are welcome to dress up in costumes!

Halloween and the Civil War - Sunday, October 27 @ Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield. Learn how this famous holiday is connected to changing the shape of America during the Civil War.

 

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Oct. 16, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Oct 18-20, 2019

Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events you may want to check out this weekend. Click on the links below for more information. 

Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival - Saturday, October 19 in Downtown Cartersville. Family friendly event benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Bartow County. Free admission, parking, and kids' activities!

47th Stone Mountain Highland Games - Friday, October 18 - Sunday. October 20 @ Stone Mountain Park. The fields of Stone Mountain will be transformed to the Scottish Highlands. Activities for all ages. 

Haunted Walking Tour - Saturday, October 19 @ Root House Museum & Garden in Marietta. Hosted by Ghosts of Marietta, this 90-minute tour through historic downtown Marietta. Reservations can be made online. 

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Oct. 9, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Oct 11-13, 2019

Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events you may want to check out this weekend. Click on the links below for more information.

 

Taste of Acworth - Saturday, October 12 from 10am to 6pm in Historic Downtown Acworth. Featuring 150 area businesses and restaurants, this event benefits local charities and schools. Along with fun food samplings (ranging $1-$4 in price), the day includes a fashion show, dog show, live music and kid-friendly activities.

Chalktoberfest - Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 on the Marietta Square. Enjoy watching Professional Chalk Artists chalk the streets of The Square while sampling craft beer, eating great food, and listening to music by local musicians. Family friendly and free admission.

4th Annual Family Fun Day - Located at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows on Saturday October 12 from 10am to 6 pm. The event benefits Christmas Blessings and Gabriel's Place Academy. Featuring food trucks, bouncy houses ($5 for all day play), pageant, games, dance performances, and more!

 

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Oct. 2, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Oct 4-6, 2019

Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events you may want to check out this weekend. Click on the links below for more information.

ATL International Night Market - October 4-6 @ Northpoint Mall in Alpharetta. The market features 200+ independent vendors selling art, food, and drink, and featuring small-scale cultural performances, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of Atlanta. Family-friendly.

Cemetery Living History Tours - October 5 @ the Old Marietta Confederate Cemetery. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy music by Carter Horne and Dixie Jubilee. The cemetery tour follows, where you will hear stories from many of the "residents"!

Creative Expressions Open House - October 5 from 4:00 - 7:00pm. A nonprofit formed to support the arts through education, the Art House hosts receptions and classes throughout the year. A wide variety of media and subject matters are featured and are for sale at this open house.

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Sept. 25, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Sept 27-29, 2019

Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events you may want to check out this weekend. Click on the links below for more information.

Glover Park Concert Series - Saturday, September 28 @ 8pm, the "Men in Blues" round out the final evening of summer concerts at Glover Park on the Marietta Square. Pack a picnic dinner and bring your own chairs for this free event!

Riverfest 2019 - Saturday & Sunday, Sept 28-29 at Etowah River Park. Over 200 arts and crafts vendors, family entertainers, concessionaires and a children's area. Admission is a $5 donation for adults and children 11+.

Chalk Art Festival 2019 - Sunday, September 29 at Piedmont Park. This family friendly event invites participants to create temporary drawings celebrating Georgia's native plants and animals. $25 admission for the family competitions. Proceeds with fund Chimney Swift tower construction.

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Sept. 4, 2019

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Sept 6-8, 2019

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Every Wednesday we bring you a few local events that you may want to check out this coming weekend. For more information here are links to each event. 

Pizza, Pints & Pigskins: Saturday, Sept 7, 2019 from noon to 10pm at Logan Farm Park in Acworth. Pizzerias from all over Cobb County will serve their best pizza along with other fare. The festival will also include a kid’s zone, live music, and a beer garden.

Truck-a-Palooza 2019: Saturday, Sept 7 from 10am - 3:30pm at Town Center Mall lower parking lot by Sears. Will feature fire trucks, police cars, construction vehicles, and more. 

Paulding Meadows Arts & Crafts Festival: Saturday, Sept 7 from 9am-6pm and Sunday, Sept 8 from 9am-5pm at Earl Duncan Park, Dallas, GA. An Arts and Crafts festival, featuring hand made and hand crafted items. 

 

 

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