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Brew with a View in Marietta

Hang out on the Cobb Terrace for live music, great drinks, and a crystal clear view of the square and Kennesaw Mountain. This is a unique time to visit the rooftop terrace, with an unobstructed view of beautiful downtown Marietta. This event is sponsored by Red Hare Brewery. 21+ only.

Location: Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N Park Square
Date/Time: Saturday August 11 @ 7pm – 11pm
Price: Free
Contact: (770) 293-0080

 

Acworth Farmers Market

The Historic Downtown Acworth Farmer’s Market takes place on Friday mornings between April 7 and October 27. 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 promises to be bigger and better than previous years.

Location: Acworth First Baptist Church (Main Street parking lot), 4583 Church St
Date/Time: Saturday August 11 @ 8am – 12pm
Price: Free
Contact: [email protected]

 

Wine Tasting in Marietta

Twice weekly Marietta Wine Market hosts wine tasting events Wednesday and Saturday. You can relax at the bar or on a cushy couch or chair while you taste, learn about wine and meet new friends. Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres are served at the tastings and donation proceeds go to local charities.

Location: Marietta Wine Market, 10 Powder Springs St SW
Date/Time: Saturday August 12 @ 2pm – 4pm
Price: Free
Contact: (770) 919-1574

 

Greater Atlanta Coin Show in Marietta

All are welcome at the monthly Greater Atlanta Coin Show. The show offers many dealers in one place where you can browse, buy, sell or trade coins, currency, bullion, jewelry and other collectibles. The experienced coin dealers also provide free verbal appraisals for coins, currency and precious metals. Whether experienced in collecting and investing, new to the hobby or just curious, visit the show to learn more about numismatics and history.

Location: Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel and Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs St
Date/Time: Sunday August 13 @ 9am – 5pm
Price: Free
Contact: Bob O’Brien (770) 772-4359

 

Artillery Demonstration in Kennesaw

Artillery (cannon) demonstrations show visitors the steps taken to fire cannons during the American Civil War. Each program lasts approximately 30-40 minutes and includes and explanation of the role of artillery during the Atlanta Campaign and at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. Artillerists explain the steps of firing a cannon, explaining the role of each person working the cannon. Afterwards, the process is performed in real time and the cannon is fired. Visitors are encouraged to maintain close control of their pets during firing, as it can be loud, and please prepare small children for the sudden burst of sound.

Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr
Date/Time: Sunday August 13 @ 11am – 4pm
Price: Free
Contact: (770) 427-4686