The Jonquil City Jog 5K, 1K and Tot Trot takes place in front of Smyrna City Hall. It is a flat and fast USATF-certified route down Atlanta Road, ideal for getting a great PR. All of the first place finishers—overall, masters and age groups—are racing for Kenny's Key lime pies, so the competition is always tough.
Experience a wide selection of festival foods while shopping the arts and crafts market downtown. There will be lots to see and do downtown! Visit the Crawfish Boil in the Market Village, too! Watch for announcements on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
May-retta Daze is an annual arts and crafts festival that takes place the first weekend in May. The annual festival takes place from May 4-5 at Glover Park in historic Marietta Square. The festival features exhibitors and artists showcasing handmade goods including painting, pottery, woodwork, metal, glass, fabric, soap, candles and more.
This event will be held at Dallas Landing Park on Saturday, May 4 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dragon Boating is an up-and-coming sport, soon to be an Olympic sport. Many communities hold dragon boat races as a different means to benefit charitable organizations within the community.
An Evening of Jazz featuring Michael Franks, Richard Ellot, Peter White and Dw3. 770.819.7765
A strong advocate for education, Mayor Bacon created the Mayor's Education Awards in 2006. The awards program is held twice a year in May and December in Council Chambers. Mayor Bacon, along with City Council, recognize an outstanding student, staff member and volunteer from Smyrna area schools, both public and private.
Tickets are now on sale for Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts' spring musical, NEWSIES. Tickets can only be purchased online at CCCEPA.com. Tickets are not available through the Anderson Theatre box office.
O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is a heads up, street-style drag racing series on Atlanta Motor Speedway's eighth-mile pit road. Averaging 225 drag racers and 90 show cars in front of nearly 5,000 fans nightly. $26, meal included. Kassandra.firstname.lastname@example.org
The North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth and the Georgia Barbecue Association partner each year to host the Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival presented by Superior Plumbing, held at Cauble Park. The event will take place on Mothers Day weekend, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11. All proceeds are distributed among several local charities.
The Strand Theatre welcomes back Show Up Go Up to the big stage! These live comedy shows, born from the talent presented at The Strand’s popular open mic comedy nights, offer a chance to see a full lineup of talented comedians. Grab a few friends who like to laugh, or treat yourself to a weekday date night out!
Stop by the Youth Services desk to register for Summer Reading, and complete a make-and-take craft to celebrate “A Universe of Stories.”
Presented by the Cobb County Water Stewardship. Brooke is a little girl who goes on a big adventure! Join her as she learns about water quality and biodiversity from the friends she meets along the way. This program emphasizes ecological concepts and vocabulary while demonstrating how we can help the environment.