Monday, April 29, 2013
More than 70 vendors showcased their best dishes, including Italian, seafood, steak, BBQ and desserts at the annual Taste of Marietta Sunday.
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
More than 70 vendors will showcase their best dishes, including Italian, seafood, steak, BBQ and desserts, at the 20th annual Taste of Marietta.
More than 70 vendors will showcase their best dishes, including Italian, seafood, steak, BBQ and desserts, which range in cost from 50 cents to $5, at the 20th annual Taste of Marietta Sunday, April 28 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on the Marietta Square. At last year's event, more than 100,000 people hit the streets to sample their favorite foods. Live bands will perform free concerts all day at five stages on the Square. Main Stage South Park Stage MBA West Park Stage East Park Stage Church Street Stage Evening concert tables The Marietta Square Farmers Market will be closed Sunday, April 28 to make room for the festival. The market will be open Saturday, April 27 and return to North Park Square Saturday, May 4.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Share your photos and comments on the Marietta Reads! tenth-year anniversary celebration.
Marietta Reads!, the Marietta City Schools citywide effort to foster reading and literacy in the community, celebrated its tenth-year anniversary Saturday in Glover Park on Marietta Square. “Marietta Reads! has made a significant impact on promoting reading in our schools, and engages our community to support the work we do to improve literacy,” said Jill Sims, MCS Executive Director, Curriculum and Instruction. “As a school system, we reinforce the importance of reading to all of our students every day.” Keep up with news by subscribing to our free email newsletter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Marietta Museum of History presents Marietta StreetFest, a one-day event with art, antiques, cars, jewelry and fun for kids, alongside the Marietta Grassroots Festival.
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
This September, the 21st Marietta StreetFest returns to historic Marietta Square with plenty of outdoor fun including some expanded offerings. Think music, kids and cars. On Sept. 15, the Marietta Museum of History presents Marietta StreetFest, a one-day event with a top-notch Arts, Crafts & Antiques Market, the Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show, the new Jewelry Row and a chance to visit the neighborhood restaurants, shops and historic sites found around the Square. For the first time, Marietta StreetFest features the Children’s Zone with inflatables, make-n-take projects and interactive games. Some activities may require a small fee. For adults looking for their next favorite piece of jewelry, a visit to Jewelry Row will offer more …
Friday, August 31, 2012
This Labor Day Weekend artists will create 3D street paintings during "Chalk-it-Up" at Art in the Park.
Artists of all ages will "Chalk-it-Up!" Saturday, Sept. 1 during the 26th Annual Art in the Park Festival. Participants will create dynamic chalk art works on sidewalk squares along Anderson Street, which is adjacent to the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art and one block off the Marietta Square. Prizes awarded for all age groups. For the first year the festival will host street artists Lori Escalera and Julie Kirk-Purcell. They will each create an amazing 3D street painting on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2 on Anderson Street, next to MCMA. Saturday, Sept. 1, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm. Material Restrictions Space Assignments Spaces (3ft square) are given out randomly on a first-come, first-serve basis. Some spaces may have cracks and color or …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The Labor Day weekend juried art show will spotlight 150 artists and include paintings, photography, pottery, graphics, sculptures, jewelry and more. Kids will create puppets, noise shakers, sand art creations, mosaic art and a Marietta Cityscape.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The 26th Annual Art in the Park festival is coming to Marietta Square Sept. 1 through 3, Labor Day weekend. This fine art extravaganza is proud to be a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society since 2007. The juried fine art show will spotlight 150 artists whose works include paintings, photography, pottery, graphics, sculptures, jewelry and much more. Artists representing 16 states will display and sell their wares in Glover Park. Back by popular demand is the Interactive Art Alley full of many wonderful and free make and take art stations, which guest’s young and old can discover the hidden artist within. The featured station is the Marietta Cityscape Project sponsored by Keep Marietta Beautiful. Everyone is invited to design their own…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Marietta has a lot of festivals, but which one is your favorite?
Marietta has a lot of festivals, but which one is your favorite? Cast your vote to let us know. Patch is relaunching its Readers’ Choice program and we’re asking you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about the area to participate. Nominations were accepted on Marietta Patch through July 9. Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24. Keep up with all the news you care about by subscribing to our free email newsletter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter. The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
If you enjoy great music, huge water slides or movies, are a history buff or like patriotic happenings, this is your week! Take a look at these family activities in and around Marietta.
Leading up to July 4th, you'll find many fun and exciting activities for the Frugal Family in and around Marietta. If you enjoy great music, huge water slides or movies, are a history buff or like patriotic happenings, this is your week! Take a look at all the events you can enjoy either for free or at a bargain cost: Wednesday, June 27, Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4. Regal Summer Movie Express. Moviegoers of all ages can climb aboard the Summer Movie Express to enjoy a great selection of films. Participating Regal Cinemas will offer selected G or PG-rated movies for only a dollar ($1) on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. A portion of proceeds from the Summer Movie Express will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. June 27: Hugo…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Take a look at the Marietta Fourth of July parade, concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games, fireworks and road closures. Tell us what your July 4th tradition is.
The public is invited to celebrate July 4th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with an Independence Day parade and celebration on Marietta Square. The Fourth in the Park Festival includes free concerts, an arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and a fireworks finale. Stage in Glover Park City of Marietta administrative offices will be closed on July 4 in observance of the holiday. Take a look at the schedule for other Marietta offices and services during the holiday week. Keep up with all the news you care about by subscribing to our free email newsletter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Tell us what Marietta festivals are your favorites.
Marietta has a lot of festivals, but which one is your favorite? Patch is relaunching its Readers’ Choice program and we’re asking you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about festivals to nominate the best ones in Marietta. We’ll keep accepting nominations through July 9. After that, nominations will be closed and we’ll start the voting, so make sure to get in your favorites now. All you need to do to nominate a fetival is to add it in the comments below. If you already see the festival you want to nominate, make sure to add your comment about why it should be included, because we may not be able to add all festivals to our poll and we want to make sure the top ones make it into the poll. Thanks in …