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Soldier and Civilian Life During the Civil War
April 2nd - Saturday // 10:00am - 4:00pm
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site


Join us to learn about the life of Soldiers and Civilians during the Civil War. See what soldiers were issued from the army and learn what they took from the land as they marched toward Atlanta. See how families tried to continue to live their lives and continue with daily activities as the soldiers marched across their farms. $3.00 - $5.50. For More Information, Call 770-443-7850.

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Vickie Lawrence & Mama 

April 2nd - Saturday; 8:00pm
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre
Cobb Civic Center


One of the most beloved television personalities of her generation, Emmy Award-winning comedienne, actress and singer Vicki Lawrence is best known for her co-starring role on “The Carol Burnett Show,” and as the sharp-tongued matriarch, Thelma Harper, on the long-running television hit “Mama's Family,” a spin-off from The Carol Burnett Show's popular “The Family” sketches.


In this all new stage show, expect the unexpected as Vicki and Mama reunite for a memorable evening of cutting edge comedy and music as they share their hilarious, real life observations with the audience.


Tickets $40.00 // For More Information, Call 770-528-8490

Acworth Art Fest
April 9th - Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm
April 10th - Sunday; 11:00am - 5:00pm
Main Street - Acworth


The popular Acworth Art Fest is a true celebration of whimsical and vibrant art in the springtime!


The historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is a delightful backdrop for 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country. Their creative booth displays decorate the charming street with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much more!


The always energetic Kidz Zone is filled with fun activities that make smiles bloom. This vibrant play land is the exhilarating place to be for young people and their happy parents. Of course, there is wonderful food from Acworth’s own eateries, and shoppers will also find delectable treats in the food court to satisfy their taste buds—funnel cakes anyone? Don’t miss it!


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Torchlight Tour
April 9th - Saturday // 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site


Step back in time as you enjoy our guided tour along a torch-lit path at night and explore the illuminated mounds and grounds at night. $5. For More Information, Call 770-387-3747.

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Golden City Car Cruise
April 16th - Saturday
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Villa Rica - Downtown


Golden City Car Cruisers is made up of car enthusiasts and stresses family values and camaraderie. Additional Information Here.

Collin Raye in Concert
April 16th - Saturday; 7:00pm
The Grand Theatre


The Century Bank Entertainment Series is pleased to welcome a return performance by Country Music star Collin Raye. With 24 Top 10 records and 16 #1 hits, this truly electrifying performer remains one of the great voices of our time.


Orchestra $25, Balcony $20. For More Information, Call 770-386-7343

Ray Stevens
April 16th - Saturday; 8:00pm
Mill Town Music Hall


Ray Stevens just thinks funny. His humor is keenly observant and rich in nuance. His style is unaffected and unpretentious which for the past fifty years has allowed for entertainment that is both witty and guileless. From his multi-million selling comedy hit, “The Streak” to the socially aware “Mr. Businessman” to his Grammy award winning pop standard “Everything Is Beautiful” his talent has touched so many.


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Atlanta Steeplechase
April 23rd - Saturday; 9:00am
Kingston Downs


Enjoy the most exciting horse racing in Georgia! Bring your family and friends to the best lawn party in the state!


Come early and enjoy the children’s events, register for contests, participate in the hat contest, and set up your own trackside tailgate party to enjoy the action.


Steeplechase traditions include Jack Russell Terrier races, a sky diving show, the Parade of Hounds, the parade of Budweiser Clydesdales, and opening ceremonies with the bagpipers.


All tickets must be purchased in advance. All vehicles entering Kingston Downs must display a park pass. Additional Information Here

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Touch a Truck Day!
April 23rd - Saturday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Veterans Park

Watson Government Complex, Dallas
All ages welcome! - Free


Get up close and personal with some of the different varieties of vehicles and equipment used in Paulding County. It is a great opportunity for the kids and “kids at heart” to sit in a police car, fire truck, or DOT truck. Event will include the departments of Transportation, Fire, Police and some “special surprises”. You will be able to touch and learn about the vehicles and how they are used.


If you are interested in being a vehicle exhibitor, please contact Tena Eddy at 770-443-7540 or via email at

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Georgia Classic Rides Block Party - Car Cruise
April 23rd - Saturday // 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Street - Dallas
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Taste of Marietta
April 24th - Sunday
11:00am - 7:00pm
Historic Marietta Square


Admission to the event is free and "tastes" – ranging from Italian to seafood, steak to BBQ, and all the sweets imaginable – are available for $1 to $5. This tasty festival is consistently named a top festival in Cobb County!


Over 75 Cobb County restaurants – some new to the event, along with past favorites - will showcase their best dishes. In addition to the delectable bites from restaurants and caterers, the family festival will feature a cooking stage with culinary demonstrations, plus the Kids Alley complete with moonwalks and sand art.


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David Phelps
April 30th - Saturday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall


A graduate from Baylor University, David Phelps is credited among today's most spectacular voices. His seemingly endless vocal range, which extends more than three octaves, coupled with his gift for communicating a song, has brought the house down in the world’s most prestigious venues.


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