Get Out to Art, Music, Food and Family Fun Labor Day Weekend

Celebrate Freedom Atlanta, Art in the Park on Marietta Square, "Back to the Future" and "The Boarder" at the Strand, Holy Smoke BBQ and Music Festival and Nibble & Noshfest—don't miss out on the weekend fun.

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

4. Join the Strand Theatre for the , 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. 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.

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