September is a great month; it contains Labor Day, the start of Fall, and more. It’s made even better because of all the Cobb County events as well!
Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays: at Taylor-Brawner Park (3180 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, 30080) Tuesdays from 5:00 -9:00 p.m. The City of Smyrna, Georgia Power, and Cobb Travel & Tourism have powered up to bring you this event, along with lots of entertainment and fun. Visit www.facebook.com/cityofsmyrnaga for latest news, and weekly lineups.
Smyrna Fresh Produce & Music Market: In the Smyrna First Baptist Church parking lot (1275 Church Street, Smyrna, 30080) on Saturdays from 8 a.m.-noon. It’s a local farmers’ market where you can stock up on all your fresh fruits and veggies. To participate as a market vendor, contact Keep Smyrna Beautiful at 770-431-2863.
The Marietta Square Farmers Market: Gathers an average of over 60 vendors on Saturdays and over 25 on Sundays. Offers a variety of fresh, locally grown, seasonal produce, and garden products. The Marietta Farmers Market is open every Saturday April through December from 9 a.m.-noon, and on Sundays May through October, from 12-3 p.m. For more information, visit their website at: www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com or their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mariettasquarefarmersmarket or call 770 499-9393.
Marietta Square Art Walk: (formerly the First Friday Art Walk) The Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour showcasing local original art. Enjoy late-night shopping, patio dining, fine art and live music around every corner. Local artists are hosted by Marietta Square area restaurants, galleries, museums, venues and boutiques; participating venues display an official Art Walk banner in their window. Takes place in historic Marietta Square on the first Friday of each month from March to November (September 9th this month). 5-9 p.m., rain or shine. For more information, please visit www.artwalkmarietta.com or call 770-429-1115.
33rd Annual Atlanta Home Show: At the Cobb Galleria Centre September 9th-11th. The Galleria transforms into a one-stop shop for all your home improvement needs. This year’s event includes the all-new Outdoor Living Expo. Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday noon-6 p.m. For more information, visit www.atlantahomeshow.com
Free Hip Hop & Hope Dance Party: At Smyrna Christian Church (910 Concord Rd.) September 11th. For kindergarten through fifth grade kids and their families: Free food, games, prizes, and dancing. From 5:30-7 p.m. There will be a super hero party as well, Sunday September 18th, from 5:30-7 p.m. Wear your favorite costume, come meet super heroes, and enjoy a free dinner, games, & fun!
Kindermart Children’s Consignment Sale: September 16th and 17th, at Smyrna First United Methodist Church (1315 Concord Rd.) Shoppers can save big on children’s clothes, coats, toys, baby gear, strollers, car seats, books, and more! Many items are half price on Saturday. Friday from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. Please, no strollers Friday from 9:30-11 a.m. For more information, visit www.kindermartsale.com
Taste of Smyrna “Festival of Delectable”: At the Village Green and Market Village September 17th, from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Satisfy palates, quench your thirst, enjoy music and entertainment, and please the kids, all in one place! Free admission, and samples can be purchased for $1-4 each.
Mablehouse Free Candlelite Concert: September 17th, at 5239 Floyd Rd., Mableton. Featuring AJ Ghent Band, a soulful indie-rock sound. Their style is fresh, yet reminiscent of music of the past. Tables are available for purchase. Gates open at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 8.
Glover Park Concert Series: Takes place on the last Friday evening of each month from April to September (September 30th this month). Personal tables can be set up in the street on North Park Square after 6 p.m. but not in Glover Park. The free outdoor concerts take place at 8 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music under the stars, and be sure to bring a picnic and blankets or set up your lawn chairs after 4 pm (no tarps or tents). September 30th show: Soul Purpose, a Motown band. For more information, call 770 794-5601.
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Courtesy of Our Town Monthly magazine, September 2016 edition