Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A BMX stunt show, petting zoo, alligator show, Oscar the Robot, puppets, concerts, horses, fair rides, discount admission tickets and more—take a closer look at the North Georgia State Fair and see how you can experience the fun a fraction of the price.
The 80th annual North Georgia State Fair is in town, and there are many ways to enjoy it at a discount or for free. Once you’ve paid the admission price, there are shows, concerts and children’s activities that are free of charge. Local businesses are featuring discount tickets, and the fair itself offers great discounts on certain days and times. Here is a “need-to-know” list that will help your family get the most out of your experience at the fair. The great James H. Drew exposition carnival midway is a cornerstone of the fair, featuring over 40 rides. Take I-75 to Windy Hill Road (exit #260). Go west approximately five miles on Windy Hill Road and turn left on Austell Road. Turn right on Callaway Road. Jim R. Miller Park will be on …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Plays, live concerts and festivals are waiting for you this weekend.
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- Julie Paulk
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Check out these awesome Northeast Cobb events this weekend: 1. Edwin McCain - Live When/Where: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. City Park, 101 Arnold Mill Rd, Woodstock. Why go: Enjoy Edwin McCain performing live and the warm evening outside with friends and family during the Summer Concert Series downtown Woodstock. Price: Free. 2. Marietta Greek Festival When/Where: Friday, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 3431 Trickum Rd NE. (Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church) Why go: Enjoy a taste of Greek cuisine and culture at this festival, which features authentic Greek dishes, traditional dancing, music and a marketplace. Price: Free admission Friday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. $3 per person, $5 for weekend pass. 3. The…
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Glad you clicked on our Grab & Go Kids Planner!
Camp expo, consignment sales, botanical gardens and animal feeding — pick and choose from this week’s array of events. FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK Kids Consignment Sale Where/When: Woodstock Baptist Church. Friday, March 4 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 5 from 9 a.m. – noon. Why Go: Your children have outgrown their clothes and you would like to sell them and find clothes at a discounted rate. Most items are half price on Saturday. Pricing: The event is free to attend. Sell items and earn 75% of each sale. Purchase items at a discounted rate. Summer Camp Expo Where/When: Cobb Civic Center, Tuesday, March 8, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Why Go: Summer is long and your kids need activities to not only fill the time but help them grow in …
Friday, February 4, 2011
Students and parents share their heritage with the school.
China, Mexico and Indonesia are just a few of the countries represented at the International Festival PTA meeting at Addison Elementary. The fourth and fifth grade chorus performed songs from four countries. The cub scouts troop 710 masqueraded as a Chinese Dragon to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Students and parents brought food to share which was representative of their native countries. Enjoy the slideshow.