The Weekender: Cupid Chase, Film Festival, Dinner and Dancing

Take a look at this roundup of events in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties, Feb. 8 through Feb. 10.

Oyster and Mardi Gras Festival in Smyrna

  • What: Second Annual Oyster and Mardi Gras Festival. There will be live music, New Orleans-style fare, drink specials, and all kinds of oysters, including po' boy form.
  • When: Friday, Feb. 8 to Tuesday, Feb. 12
  • Where: Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar, 2840 S. Atlanta Road, Suite B, Smyrna
  • Cost:
    • Feb. 8: Free;
    • Feb. 9: $5 advance, $10 at the door;
    • Feb. 10: $5 advance, $10 at the door;
    • Feb. 11: Free;
    • Feb. 12: $5;

Cupid Chase 5K Road Race

African American History Month Film Festival

  • What: Screen the film Joyful Noise
  • When: 3 p.m. Saturday 
  • Where: West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Ln., Kennesaw
  • Cost: free

Miss Paulding Sweetheart Pageant

  • What: Pageant is open to girls from birth to 18 years old. Money raised is to benefit The Pride of Paulding, Paulding County High School Band.
  • When: Saturday, Feb. 9
  • Where: Paulding County High School, 1297 Villa Rica Hwy, Dallas
  • Cost: $40

Love in the Country Dinner & Dancing

  • What: Country fun with the "Love in the Country" dinner dance. Just put on your best blue jeans, boots and hat, grab your valentine for a night of heel kicking fun, taste bud tickling, old fashion romancing fun.
  • When: Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.
  • Where: 1291 Braswell Rd, Rockmart
  • Cost: $50


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