1. The Celebrate Freedom Atlanta festival takes place on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The free one-day concert will take place at Jim Miller Park. Parking is $5.
2. The 26th annual Marietta Art in the Park festival returns to Glover Park in Marietta Square from September 1-3. The annual art festival takes place each Labor Day weekend and features a juried exhibition with over 150 artists from all over the country as well as local artists from the Marietta area.
3. Join the Strand Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 1 for a showing of Back to the Future at 8 p.m.
4. Join the Strand Theatre for the Southeastern US Premiere of The Boarder, a movie about the struggles of a young boy and his adoptive family as they come to grips with his early childhood trauma and Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD).
Shows are Sunday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Ticket price includes a Q&A with director and producer plus Resource Expo between the shows (from 3 to 6 pm) during which you will get a sneak peek at the movie's companion documentary, Finding Hope for Reactive Attachment Disorder.
5. Voice Today, Inc. Breaking the Silence & Cycle of Child Sexual Abuse is hosting the Holy Smoke BBQ and Music Festival at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church on Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
6. The Nibble & Noshfest is a two-day event blending food, fun and entertainment. The event features Jewish food sold in sample sized portions priced from $1 to $4. The event also includes children’s activities, craft vendors and live entertainment.
Admission is two canned foods to be donated to MUST. The event takes place Sunday, Sept 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Rd., Marietta.