Labor Day Weekend Fun Around Cobb
Here are some events happening around the county this Labor Day weekend.
Acworth Farmer’s Market
What: Find locally-grown vegetables, fresh picked fruits, home baked breads and pies at the Farmer's Market in Historic Downtown Acworth.
Where: S. Main St. and Lemon St., Acworth
When: 7 a.m.
Artist’s Corral at 2 Rules Fine Art
What: 2 Rules Fine Art presents its second “Artist’s Corral” exhibit. The Artist’s Corral at 2 Rules serves as a platform for unrepresented artists to exhibit in a fine art gallery. This art show features artists who were accepted through a juried submission process. The public is invited to attend the exhibit throughout the week and vote on their favorite artist in the show. The reception on August 31 is an opportunity for guests to meet the exhibiting artists while enjoying refreshments, live music and art.
Where: 2 Rules Fine Art, 85 Church St. NE, Marietta
When: Exhibit open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meet the artists reception, Friday, Aug. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Love the Lake Parade and Festival
What: The annual Love the Lake Festival kicks off with an Olympic-themed parade on Main Street in downtown Acworth, and you'll be able to enjoy live music and family fun by the lake at the festival Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Parade at S. Main St. and Lemon St, Acworth; Festival at Cauble Park, 4425 Beach St., Acworth
When: Parade, 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 1; Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, and noon-6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 2.
Smyrna Fresh Produce Market
What: Shop for fresh fruits and veggies every Saturday right in your own backyard.
Where: 1275 Church St. SE, Smyrna
When: 8 a.m.
Art in the Park
What: The 26th annual Art in the Park returns to historic Marietta Square with loads of creative outdoor fun for the entire family as well as several new features this year like the Artcar Palooza and a 3-D Artist Exhibition. The Chalk Art Competition will also be back for the second year. This outdoor event boasts plenty of enjoyment for all ages with a large Artist Market, the Children’s Art Alley, famous Painted Pots, historic sites and nearby dining.
Where: 50 N. Park Square NE, Marietta
When: Saturday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 3.
Nibble and Nosh Fest
What: Nibble and Noshfest is a two-day family festival that provides visitors with a taste of Jewish and other ethnic foods sold in “sample-size” portion. Craft vendors will be selling their wares and all will be wowed by fabulous entertainment. A huge children activities area will keep little ones happy for hours.
Where: Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, Marietta
When: Sunday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Monday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Admission is two canned goods that will be donated to Must Ministries.