Jul 25, 2014

The Weekender: Home Show, FunFest and Fundraisers

Here's a roundup of fun events happening in Cobb County this weekend.

The Weekender: Home Show, FunFest and Fundraisers


Acworth Famer’s Market 
What: find locally-grown vegetables, fresh picked fruits, home baked breads and pies at the Farmer's Market in Historic Downtown Acworth.
When: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: S Main St & Lemon St, Acworth
Cost: Free


Wesley Chapel UMC Community Fun Fest 
Arts & Crafts, Food, Music, Bar-B-Q, Treasure Sale, Train Show, Bounce House, Children's Activities.
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 4495 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta
Cost: Free

Kell Band March-a-thon 
What: The Kell High School Marching Longhorns will step-off at North Landing subdivision pool parking lot on Saturday, September 22nd. Their objective is to entertain their community while helping serve their community. The Longhorns will march through several neighborhoods (North Landing, Jamerson Forest, and Country Meadows) while collecting non-perishable food and lightly worn, clean clothing to donate to MUST Ministries.
When: 9:30 a.m.
Where: 4583 N Landing Dr, Marietta
Cost: Free

2012 Fall Atlanta Home Show 
What: Georgia’s largest fall home show will feature exhibits from hundreds of local home improvement companies and experts, showcasing the newest products and services for home interiors and exteriors. Vern Yip, of HGTV’s Design Star and Design Star All Stars, will headline a roster of home improvement experts who will speak each day.
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta
Cost: $10

Smyrna Fire Station No. 5 Grand Opening 
What: Tour Smyrna’s newest fire station and see fire engines up close.
When: 10 a.m.
Where: 750 Cooper Lake Road
Cost: Free 

What: This unique evening features delicious food and drink, live music, a fun silent auction, and, as an added bonus, a visit through the Marietta Museum of History, housed on the second floor of the historic Kennesaw House. Proceeds benefit Georgia communities that have lost trees in storms.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: 1 Depot St NE, Marietta
Cost: $45


2nd annual Back to Health Fun Run and Health Expo 
Get active and learn about healthy habits.
When: Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. and the health expo follows until 2 p.m.
Where: 4001 Macedonia Rd, Powder Springs
Cost: Free

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