The 81st Annual Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair opened Thursday, Sept. 19, and will run through Sunday, Sept. 29, at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta.
Attracting nearly 300,000 people from throughout metro Atlanta, North Georgia and surrounding states, the North Georgia State Fair is the largest fair in metro Atlanta and the second largest in Georgia.Scheduled entertainers who will perform in the covered arena include Phillips, Craig and Dean on Friday, Sept. 20, and Lauren Alaina on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Responsible dog ownership will be the focus of the Dreamland Pet Memorial Center Paws in the Park Kennesaw free interactive event.
The 3rd annual presentation of the event will take place at Swift-Cantrell Park on Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. It is designed to promote good behavior when walking dogs in public areas and to remind owners of the importance of proper waste disposal.
The event will feature service dog demonstrations as well as exhibits by local businesses focused on pet feeding, obedience and adoption as well as other related services. Free samples of pet foods and products and discount offers for services will be available.
See classic cars, collect antiques, listen to music and watch fireworks while helping benefit the Marietta Museum of History at the 22nd annual Marietta Streetfest on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Civil War at Movie Premiere
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and the Battles of Marietta 150th committee will present the premiere of the new movie "Kennesaw: One Last Mountain" at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre Sept. 22 at 7:30p.m.
This will be the first showing of the new movie created by the National Park Service for the Battlefield's Visitor's Center.
It includes recreations of the battles around Kennesaw Mountain and Marietta and is narrated by the actor of more than 100 films, Emmy-winning narrator Peter Coyote.The 18th Annual EAST COBBER Parade & Festival -- The marching down a newly paved Johnson Ferry Road begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, with the festival taking place at the Fountains at Olde Towne.