Kennesaw/Acworth

Kell High School – March-A-Thon – Saturday, October 25th

Kell High School – March-A-Thon – Saturday, October 25th

The Carlton J. Kell High School Marching Band is set to perform in their Sixth Annual March-A-Thon on Saturday, October 25th.  Last year was the fifth time that the Marching Longhorns took on this type of fundraiser and community involvement event.  According to March-A-Thon coordinators,…

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Kennesaw’s Fall-o-ween Celebration-Oct 11

Kennesaw’s Fall-o-ween Celebration-Oct 11

Kennesaw Hosts Fall-O-Ween Fest The City of Kennesaw’s Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its annual Fall-O-Ween Fest on Saturday, October 11 starting at 5 pm. For one night only, Kennesaw’s Swift-Cantrell Park will be transformed into “Spook-Central Park.” Attendees are invited to come dressed…

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Taste of Acworth – Oct 11

Taste of Acworth – Oct 11

Taste of Acworth The Annual Taste of Acworth will take place in the Historic District of Acworth, on Main Street, Saturday, October 11th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Acworth Business Association and the City of Acworth sponsor this coveted event every year that benefits numerous local schools and charities in…

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Marietta Chalk Fest – Oct 11 & 12

Marietta Chalk Fest – Oct 11 & 12

This year, ChalkFest has been expanded to feature over 40 contracted, professional chalk artists from around the country, who will draw in front of spectators during October 11 and October 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured artists include renowned chalk artists Nate Baranowski,…

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Marietta’s Art In The Park – Labor Day Weekend

Marietta’s Art In The Park – Labor Day Weekend

There is no need to travel for Labor Day fun – a full weekend of end-of-summer enjoyment can be found at the 28th annual Art in the Park festival in historic Marietta Square, Aug 30-Sept 1. A favorite with locals and visitors alike, Art in…

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Carrabba’s Culinary Cook-off at Taste of Kennesaw

Carrabba’s Culinary Cook-off at Taste of Kennesaw

Let the games begin!  Food, food and more food is what the Carrabba’s Culinary Cook-off is all about!  Once a year seniors from local high schools compete for a cash prize of $3000 to help make their dreams of culinary greatness come true! Last year…

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Kennesaw Police Chief Westenberger Accepts the Challenge

Kennesaw Police Chief Westenberger Accepts the Challenge

Chief Westenberger has accepted his ALS ice bucket challenge from Chief Dennard of the Acworth Police Department. To help raise more money for ALS, the Chief  auctioned off the position of pouring the water. As you can see by the photos, the Chief had an…

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Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival – Aug 22/23

Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival – Aug 22/23

The City of Kennesaw will host its 14th annual Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival at Adams Park on Friday, August 22 from 6 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For the second consecutive year, the festival’s presenting sponsor…

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The Re-Creation of The House Of Lu, Marietta

The Re-Creation of The House Of Lu, Marietta

It is finished and opened.  The redesign of the House of Lu started over a year ago, as Cassandra Buckalew, Cindy Lu Tam and Johnny Tam, poured over designs, ideas, took field trips, and dreamed.  And then the new  design was done.   In one short…

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SafePath’S Good Eatin’ Great Cause Fundraiser

SafePath’S Good Eatin’ Great Cause Fundraiser

Join SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center and Chef Alex Reethof, on Thursday, August 14, at the Cobb Galleria Exhibit Hall for the 4th Annual Good Eatin’ Great Cause Culinary Tour and Competition. From 6pm-10pm, event attendees will enjoy culinary treats featuring signature appetizers, entrees, desserts and…

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What Teen Girls Can Teach Us About Social Media

What Teen Girls Can Teach Us About Social Media

Article written by Kathy Scott, Digital Communications Director/Social Media Strategist #1DFANDOMSTICKSTOGETHERTHROUGHTHICKANDTHIN Yes, that was a hashtag that was trending a few weeks ago on Twitter. Social media is dominated by adolescent girls, but you would hardly know it unless you actually pay attention to the…

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4th of July Starts the 3rd in Cobb County.

4th of July Starts the 3rd in Cobb County.

Our cities in Cobb County make sure we don’t have to travel far to enjoy a parade, arts and crafts, music and entertainment and of course the grand finale FIREWORKS.  Included here are Acworth’s, Kennesaw’s Marietta’s and Powder Spring’s activities for July 3 and July…

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