Mary Wilson of the Supremes
September 3rd - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen
A singer, a best-selling author, motivational speaker, businesswoman, former U.S. Cultural Ambassador, wife, mother, and grandmother, the legendary Mary Wilson continues to make great strides on her inevitable journey to greatness.
Performing with the same passion as she did singing with the original Supremes as well as with her solo career, the world renowned performer is an advocate for social and economic challenges in the United States and abroad. Ms. Wilson uses her fame and flair to promote a diversity of humanitarian efforts including ending hunger, raising HIV/AIDS awareness and encouraging world peace.
September 4th - 7th; Friday - Monday
Sam Smith Park - Cartersville
Four days of arts & crafts, Peachtree Rides & Games for all ages, and Labor Day. Daily unlimited rides $20. Adults $5 admission, children under age 12 admitted free. Open: Friday - 4pm - 11pm; Saturday and Sunday 12pm-11:00pm; Labor Day Monday 12:00pm - 10:00pm.
Art in the Park
September 5th - September 7th; Saturday - Monday; 10:00am - 5:00pm
Historic Marietta Square
Art in the Park will be celebrating its 34th year Anniversary as Marietta Square’s premier event celebrating the arts by featuring both local and national artist displaying their fine arts on Labor Day weekend. Widely acclaimed as one of the best fine art shows in Atlanta, and the only in Cobb County, this FREE Labor Day tradition in and around Glover Park appeals to patrons and budgets of all ages.
In addition to the incredible 175 Fine Artists, the festival also features Chalk Spot – a street chalk art display for aspiring artists young and old. Children’s Art Alley – a free interactive ‘make and take’ area. Food Truck Row – for those wanted to grab a bit to eat on the go. The local restaurants will offer indoor and patio-style dining. There are unique shops, boutiques, museums, galleries are all within walking distance to the festival.
Pizza, Pints & Pigskins
September 12th - Saturday; 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Logan Park - Acworth
Pizza, Pizza everywhere!! Pizzerias from all over Cobb County will converge on Logan Farm Park for food, fun and games! Each restaurant will serve their best pizza dish along with other yummy fare. Bring the whole family to eat, play in our huge Kid’s Zone, listen to your favorite music, grab a cold beverage from the beer garden, relax and have fun! Help us judge the best pizza, most creative, and a myriad of other pizza contests.
People’s Choice Award goes to …… come help us decide! Can you think of a better way to spend a Saturday with the family besides tasting each pizzeria’s best and deciding who will take home the trophy? There will also be a Judge’s Choice and Most Creative.
At Pizza, Pints & Pigskins, games will be televised, ice cold beer will be served in the Beer Garden, and the kid zone will be packed full of obstacle courses, bungee jumps, and more! The night will end with a concert from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tables reservations will be available for the concert.
For more information on the event call 770-917-1234.
Jo Dee Messina
September 17th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen
Jo Dee Messina is a seasoned veteran in the music industry, always evolving and reintroducing herself and her sound as she gains new experiences in life.
Jumpstarting her career, Jo Dee's breakout song, "Heads Carolina, Tails California," made her a household name. Following the success of her debut, Jo Dee posted nine No. 1 hits, sixteen Top 40 songs, sold over five million albums worldwide, and was honored by the ACM Awards, CMA Awards, and GRAMMY Awards.
As Jo Dee's resume grew, she proved to be a trendsetter and history-maker, becoming the first female in country music history to celebrate three consecutive multi-week, chart-topping songs.
September 19th - Saturday; 9:00am - 9:00pm
September 20th - Sunday; 11:00am - 5:00pm
The Artist Alley and Jewelry Row will feature works from more than 75 vendors. Local and national artists will offer handcrafted items like paintings, jewelry, and pottery, as well as market-style items, such as jellies, jams, and sauces.
There will be a Kids Korner and Tiny Tot Town where children can find inflatables, crafts, games and a variety of kid-friendly entertainment from puppets to a bubble show. A small fee applies to some activities.
The Artist Alley, Jewelry Row, Kids Korner, and Tiny Tot Town will close at 5 p.m. on Sept. 19 and be open full hours on Sept. 20.
The 16th-annual Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show will display a wide variety of classic cars on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. Multiple awards will be given along with one award for People’s Choice. The winners will be announced at 3 p.m.
The event will also have the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival with performances in a variety of genres showcasing local bands and singer/songwriters that offer original music. The music festival will be Sept. 19 from 3 to 9 p.m. and Sept. 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.