Weekend Events, August 29 – 31

Saturday

Smyrna Fresh Produce Market. 8am – 12pm. Smyrna First Baptist (Market Village).

Michaels Kids’ Club. 10am, 10:30, 11, 11:30. All Michaels locations.

Barnes & Noble Storytime. 11am. Akers Mill location.

Southern Order of Storytellers Emerging Voices Storytelling Workshop. 10am – 12:30pm. Switzer Library, Marietta.  The Southern Order of Storytellers Cobb County (SOS) is presenting their 2nd annual storytelling workshop for youth and adults. If you always wanted to learn to tell stories, this workshop is for you. Choose your subject or story and prepare to be a storyteller! There will be sessions for adults as well as youth from pre-k to teens. If you are a story listener, there will be ample stories for you to listen to. SOS is a group of storytellers and listeners whose goal is to bring storytelling to wider audiences and help make storytelling again an integral part of culture & entertainment in Georgia and the Southeast. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP online, at the library or by calling 770-528-2141.

Art in the Park Festival. 10am – 5pm. Marietta Square; Chalk Spot Art Display from 9am – 3pm.  Art in the Park welcomes more than 175 artists showing fine arts and crafts. This outdoor event has creative fun for the entire family with features like the Children’s Art Alley sponsored by Mount Paran North, the Chalk Spot street display and a variety of dining options and walking tours.  The Chalk Spot, a street chalk art display for children in K through 12th grade, is scheduled for Sat. Aug.30. Participants will have the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind designs in three sq. ft. spaces.  The art will remain on display throughout the festival (weather permitting).  

 

Sunday

Art in the Park Festival. 10am – 5pm. Marietta Square.  Art in the Park welcomes more than 175 artists showing fine arts and crafts. This outdoor event has creative fun for the entire family with features like the Children’s Art Alley sponsored by Mount Paran North, the Chalk Spot street display and a variety of dining options and walking tours.  

 

 

 

 

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Alicia

A New Orleans girl turned Georgia peach and stay at home mom to 2 daughters. Before taking the leap into full time mothering, I worked at at an Atlanta-based advertising agency. I have lived in Smyrna for almost 10 years and am still not sure how I managed to find a job more chaotic and unpredictable than advertising.

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