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Paulding County GA

May
hot rods main street douglasville car cruise

Hot Rods on Main Cruise-In
May 1st - Friday // 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Downtown Douglasville

 

Hot Rods on Main brings revving entertainment to downtown Douglasville! Featuring cool hot rods, a live musical performance, and tons of vendors, this event is sure to spark fun for attendees.

 

Come check out some of the area's coolest classic, muscle, and other high-performance vehicles, or showcase your ride at the coolest event in Douglasville.

 

For More Information, Call 678-449-3102

west cobb food truck fridays

West Cobb Food Truck Fridays
Every Friday, Through July 24th
5:00pm - 8:00pm
4665 Macland Rd (Trinity Chapel Parking Lot) // Powder Springs

 

Additional Information Here or Call 770-222-7023

mayfest arts crafts festival carrollton

Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival
May 2nd - Saturday
9:00am - 4:30pm
Adamson Square - Carrollton

 

Featuring a wide variety of handmade arts and craft vendors exhibiting paintings to pottery and baskets to bows we promise that there is something here for everyone.

 

Our delicious food vendors will tickle your taste buds with southern specialties and festival treats.

 

Young kids or those who are just young at heart will love our Children’s Village which features activities like bouncy inflatables, slides, games and prizes that are both family and budget friendly.

 

The Amp at Adamson Square, located in the heart of this event will feature local talent all day and will be home to our yearly Teen Idol Competition at 4:30p.m.

 

Westfest, a concert to benefit the Boys and Girls club will be a great wrap up to a wonderful day of fun and festivities.

 

Additional Information Here

B98 Movie Night
May 2nd - Saturday
Acworth Sports Complex

 

The City of Acworth is proud to partner with B98 and Arrow Exterminators for their “B at the Movies” annual series of FREE outdoor movies!

 

The 45' screen will be set up on the football field at the Acworth Sports Complex on Saturday, May 2!

 

The movie will be Night at the Museum 3 and will begin at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m.

 

Bring the kids, your blanket or beach chair and relax under the stars as we present this fun, family film! This event is open to the public. Arrive early for fun games and prizes!

 

Concessions will be available until halfway through the film but feel free to bring your picnic baskets and coolers. Alcohol is not permitted at this event.

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Amy Grant
May 2nd - Saturday; 8:00pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

 

Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian music on the map. She surely did that, achieving such breakthroughs as being the first Contemporary Christian artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit #1 pop and the first to perform at the Grammy's. Yet perhaps her greatest accomplishment was to open the door for a flood of other artists in pop as well as rock to sing about faith and soul and family and still grasp stardom. With that, her legacy as one of the most influential artists of the past couple of decades is assured.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

smyrna food truck tuesdays

*Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Taylor-Brawner Park
3180 Atlanta Road - Smyrna

 

The City of Smyrna, Georgia Power and Cobb Travel & Tourism (Atlanta's Sweet Spot) have "powered" up to bring you Food Truck Tuesday along with lots of entertainment and fun. We look forward to weekly announcements. Stay tuned to www.Facebook.com/CityofSmyrnaGa for the latest and the weekly lineups, too.

 

This event is the best Food Truck event series around! Enjoy the offerings from a weekly gathering of quality mobile gourmet trucks and a bit of sweet mixed in and music, too.

 

*Every Tuesday

euharlee food truck friday

Euharlee Food Truck Friday
May 8th; 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Frankie Harris Park, Euharlee

 

Enjoy food trucks, yard games, and free summer concerts. Adult beverages will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening in the park. No coolers allowed. The event is rain or shine.

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-386-1542

smoke on the lake bbq festival

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival
May 8th - 9th
Friday - Saturday
Cauble Park - Acworth

 

Join us Friday night for a concert under the stars; The Lord of the Wings competition. Each participating BBQ team will be preparing their own special flavor of chicken wings and you get to be the Judge!

 

After the concert, The North Cobb Rotary Club and Acworth Business Association have partnered up for what is sure to be one of Acworth's greatest firework displays over the lake sponsored by C&S Paving. (weather permitting) Saturday we fire it up again from 10-4. Come out and enjoy some of the best BBQ around.

 

Additional Information Here

marietta square artists market

Marietta Square Artists Market
May 9th - Saturday
9:00am - 2:00pm
Marietta Square

 

This open-air fine arts market showcases the best of local, handmade Art and fine crafts.

 

Additional Information Here

Dallas City-Wide Yard Sale
May 9th - Saturday 

10:00am - 4:00pm
Main Street - Dallas

 

Check out what is going on in Dallas! Yard Sale Fever is back with more space than ever, come down and find something that you can't live without!!!

 

Details and Booth Information Here

cupcake challenge mill amphitheater villa rica

Five-Year Anniversary and
Cupcake Challenge
May 9th - Saturday
7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Mill Amphitheater
Downtown Villa Rica

 

COME CELEBRATE THE MILL's 5-YR ANNIVERSARY!

 

Join us for this wildly popular annual event. The cupcake challenge starts at 7p and the concert at 8p. Choose from thousands of gourmet cupcakes for only $1 each. Purchase cupcake containers for $0.50 each at the venue.

 

**FREE** Concert - If you enjoy rock, blues, soul, and funk, you're sure to like Atlanta's "Sweet Soul Sister".

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The Charlie Daniels Band
May 9th - Saturday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

 

From his Dove Award winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor to young artists and still a road warrior at age 76, Charlie has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platform to support the military, underprivileged children and others in need.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

salute america paulding air show 2015

Salute America Air Show 2015
May 9th & 10th // Saturday - Sunday
Silver Comet Field
Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport
Dallas

 

Royal Canadian Air Force Demonstration Team - CF 18 Hornet; Spectacular Fireworks Display; Kids Zone; and More!!

 

Additional Information Here

yaarab shrine circus marietta

73rd Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus
May 15th - 25th
Jim R Miller Park - Marietta

 

Families, children and adults of all ages will beam with delight as The World’s Largest Shrine Circus & Midway Carnival pull into town this spring.

 

With more than 22 performances over 10 days, circus goers can enjoy circus acts from around the world including: high-flying trapeze acts, aerials and acrobats, show horses, elephants, bears, daredevil acts, thrilling carnival rides and, of course, world-famous Shriner clowns and more as the 73rd celebration of The World’s Largest Shrine Circus.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here.

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patsy cline dallas theater

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
May 15th; Friday; 7:30pm
May 16th; Saturday; 7:00pm
Dallas Theater

 

As one of the first country stars to cross over into mainstream popular appeal in the 1960s, Patsy Cline left an indelible mark on popular music. Still among the most influential stars of any generation, with her passing, she left a family and a mystery behind, as fans wondered about the true character of the singer, who was often socially withdrawn.

 

The show is based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, played by Marion De Sio, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death.

 

It is a story of a friendship between two women of the 50's who were thrust into a world of fame and isolation in an era when it wasn't popular for a woman to "make it on her own". With a gutsy, humorous, banter, Louise tells their story. A story complete with true emotion and audience participation, a story that will not be forgotten.

 

It includes many of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as "Crazy," "I Fall to Pieces," "Sweet Dreams," and "Walking After Midnight" -- 27 songs in all. Backlined by The Bodacious Bobcats Band.

 

Additional Information & Tickets Here

marietta greek festival

Marietta Greek Festival
May 15th - 17th
Friday 3pm-11pm
Saturday 10am-11pm
Sunday 11am-7pm
Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
Marietta

 

  • "Cobb County's Most Delicious Festival"
  • OPA!
  • SAVOR Homemade Greek Food & Pastries
  • ENJOY Live Greek Music & Professional Dance Troupes
  • TOUR our Byzantine Sanctuary & Chapel
  • The South's ONLY Authentic Outdoor Greek Amphitheater
  • LEARN about Greek Culture & Traditions
  • SHOP for Imported Greek Gifts & Jewelry
  • PLAY in our Kids Art Area
  • YASOU!

 

Additional Information Here

taste of douglasville

Taste of Douglasville
May 16th - Saturday
11:00am to 5:00pm
O'Neal Plaza
Downtown Douglasville

 

This is a family festival no one should miss! Sample delicious offerings from many of our community’s best restaurants. Participating restaurants compete for Best Presentation, Most Sold and Best New Restaurant awards.

 

For More Information, Call 770-942-2787

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Golden City Car Cruise-In
May 16th - Saturday; 5:00pm
The Mill Amphitheater
Villa Rica - Downtown

 

Door Prizes; Cake Walks; Music; Raffles; 50/50 Drawings; Food Vendors; and More! Come out and have some Great Fun, and Enjoy Villa Rica's Historic Downtown!

 

Additional Information Here

shakyboots music festival kennesaw ga

Shaky Boots Music Festival
May 16th - 17th // Saturday - Sunday
KSU Sports & Entertainment Park - Kennesaw

 

The lineup for the Shaky Boots Music Festival includes big-name country music acts such as Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts.

 

Also set to appear at the festival are Dierks Bentley, The Band Perry, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show and Sara Evans.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

mableton day

Mableton Day
May 16th - Saturday // 8:00am to 4:00pm
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre
Free

 

A day of fun for the whole family, beginning with the Mableton 5K at 8am, followed by the Mableton Jr. Fun Run and the Salute to Veterans. Live entertainment, food, vendors, Kids Corner, jumpies, arts and crafts demos, tours of the historic Mable House, and a vintage car cruise-in. Free admission and parking.

 

Additional Information Here

4th Annual Young Professionals Connection Cornhole Tournament
May 17th - Sunday
10:00am Registration // 11:00am Tournament Begins
Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club
Douglasville

 

JOIN THE CORNHOLE CRAZE!

 

Play in the double elimination competition at Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club! Enjoy music, games on the Sports Lawn, food, drink, and good old tailgatin’ cornhole FUN!

 

ALL AGES WELCOME!!!

 

mableton food trucks

Food Trucks
May 21st - Thursday
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Mable House - Mableton

 

Good Food - Arts & Crafts - Live Music! For Additional Information, Call 770-819-7765

Dallas Food Truck Friday
May 22nd - Friday // 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Main Street Dallas

 

Feast on Fabulous Choices: barbecue, American fare hot off the grill, Italian, Mexican and more! Your sweet tooth will ache for cupcakes, funnel cakes and other delights.

 

Family Fun for All with Live Music, Games, and Facepainting!

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CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival
May 22nd - 24th
Friday - Sunday
Kingston Downs - Cartersville

 

This electronic music festival returns to Kingston Downs, just northwest of Cartersville. The 5,000-acre CounterPoint site will offer four stages, gorgeous campgrounds, the Georgia Eats Food Court, the Craft Brew Garden and other bars, the CounterPoint Cares Non-Profit Center, carnival rides, and arts village, game center and much more. Pre-sale tickets are available now and the performance line-up will be announced soon. A variety of 3-day packages are available including VIP perks, camping options, travel and lodging and more.

 

Additional Information Here

marietta square artists market

Marietta Square Artists Market
May 23rd - Saturday
9:00am - 2:00pm
Marietta Square

 

This open-air fine arts market showcases the best of local, handmade Art and fine crafts.

 

Additional Information Here

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Georgia Classic Rides
Block Party - Car Cruise
May 23rd - Saturday
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Main Street Dallas

 

Additional Information Here

Moovies at The Mable
Big Hero 6 Movie
May 29th - Friday
Gates Open 7:30pm
Movie Starts at Dusk
Mable House Barnes Amphitheater
Mableton

 

Bring your own food or purchase from concessions. For Additional Information, Call 770-819-7765.

Douglas Cameron - Big Band/Swing
Glover Park Concert Series
May 29th - Friday; 8:00pm
Glover Park on the Marietta Square
Free

 

Blankets and lawn chairs may be set up in the park after 4:00 p.m. Personal tables or plastic ground coverings are not permitted in the park, however they may be set up on the street after 5:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner (beer & wine is permitted) or dine in one of the many fine restaurants located on the square.

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-794-5601.