Labor Day weekend is upon us and with it the unofficial end of summer. Make the most of the changing seasons with these East Cobb area events.
Marietta Square Art Walk. A free, self-guided tour featuring visual and performing artists hosted by art galleries, museums, boutiques and restaurants. The Beer Garden returns by popular demand, where guests can purchase beer and wine while enjoying live music in Atherton Square, located behind Cool Beans. 5pm to 9pm, rain or shine. Parking is free on the streets, or use the parking deck on Cherokee Street across from the Earl Smith Strand Theatre for free after 4:45pm. More info: artwalkmarietta.com.
Scary-etta Trolley Ghost Tour. Join Ghosts of Marietta and The Historic Marietta Trolley Company for a 90-minute “spirited” ride aboard the trolley. Tours last approximately 90 minutes and the walk is about 2 blocks. 8-9:30pm. $27/adults; $14/child 130. Church Street, Marietta 30060. More Info: 770-425-1006 or visit mariettatrolley.com/scary-etta.
Holy Smoke Festival. Includes: 5k Run (9AM) & Tot Trot Following (Hosted by Predisan), Children’s inflatables, games, and more! 10 am. BBQ by Williamson Bros. 11am- 4pm. Food and product vendors, car show, silent auction, live music. Free Admission. On the fields of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum Mice Tour for toddlers ages 3-5 and their parents. Join in the fun and play Dressing Up with Murray & Etta. 10:30-11am. $5 per child. Reservations required. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or mariettahistory.org.
Over 40 Females Cobb County chapter luncheon, featuring Melissa Galt sharing her best practices for building an exclusive business. 11am-1pm. Members get in free, nonmembers: $25. Registration is required. Red Sky Tapas Bar, 1255 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/ To register: email@example.com.
The Southern Trilogy of Homes Homeschool Day. The Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau and “A Southern Trilogy: The Historic Homes of Roswell” will host a Homeschool Day for homeschool students This year the theme will be about the Cherokee Native American removal. Registration is encouraged. The registration price before September 4 is $12. After September 4 price will be $15 and $20 the day of the event. Children under 6 are free. More info/to register: Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau, 770-640-3253.
32nd Annual Fall Atlanta Home Show. Seminars and exhibits on flooring, siding, patios, appliances, and other home improvement subjects. Friday: 10am-6pm; Saturday: 10am-7pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta 30339. More info: 770-998-9800 or atlantahomeshow.com.