16th Annual Taste of Marietta, Sun, April 26 at Marietta Square

Taste of MariettaTaste of Marietta – Sample food favorites and help feed the hungry

The 16th Annual Taste of Marietta will be Sunday, April 26 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on the historic Marietta Square. At last year’s event, more than 75,000 people hit the streets to sample their favorite foods. Tastes, including Italian to seafood, steak, BBQ and desserts, range in cost from 50 cents to $4.

In addition to the food and fun, the family festival has outdoor entertainment all day, culminating with the Sunset Concert featuring “Banks & Shane.” Vintage and new cars will be on display at the Wade Ford Car Show.

“With more than 70 restaurants serving their treats and a children’s area with moonwalks, sand art, strolling characters and much more, any festival-goer is bound to have a great time,” festival coordinator Maryclaire Andres said. Festival-goers can meet some of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers at “Sports Corner,” sponsored by 790 The Zone. [Read more…]

Holiday Things To Do Around Atlanta 2008

Holiday Events in Atlanta CommunitiesCobb County has lot of great events and things happening during the holiday season.   Check out this list of special events.

Santa’s Workshop

December 13, 2008
Times: 10am-6pm
www.mariettasquare.com
Location:  Marietta Square
Phone:  770-429-5601

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Marietta Landmark – Getting Ready To Reopen

The Strand Theater, a noted landmark on the historic Marietta Square in Cobb County, opened as a motion picture house in 1935 until its closing in 1976. The premier movie was Top Hat starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. In 2004, a capital campaign was launched to raise $5,000,000 for the restoration and endowment of the theater. As of November 2008, $3,200,000 has been pledged. [Read more…]