2016 North Georgia State Fair

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Superior Plumbing presents the 2016 North Georgia State Fair from Thursday, September 22nd through Sunday, October 2nd at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the North Georgia State Fair attracts nearly 300,000 people every year from north Georgia and neighboring states. The fair features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, blue ribbon competitions, local entertainment, and delicious fair foods. There are also games and rides on the Great James H. Drew Exposition midway – one of the largest carnival midways in the United States, featuring the Wildcat Rollercoaster and the Georgia Mountain Lift.

One of the biggest attractions of the annual fair are the free concerts. A covered arena guarantees concerts rain or shine, with appearances by great country and contemporary Christian artists. Headlining the Georgia Lottery Concert Series this year are: Audio Adrenaline, with 7eventh

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2016 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest

As you are out enjoying Cobb County PARKS' activities and parks, be sure to bring your camera and capture the fun and memories of your sports activities, the beauty of nature and wildlife in the parks and anything else that shows why you enjoy your day at the park. The 12th Annual "Fun in the Park" Photo Contest will be accepting entries throughout the summer. Enter up to 10 of your best shots for fun and awards! Open to all photographers. See rules and download entry form below at the photo contest web page.

Georgia Blues and Roots Festival this Saturday

Get your tickets today for the Georgia Blues and Roots Festival. This all-day event will be held 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre. Musical acts will include Jarekus Singleton, Big Bill Morganfield, Delta Moon, John Pagano Band, Caroline Aiken, Donna Hopkins, Diane Durrett, Tas Cru, the Georgia Flood, Frank Latorre and No Solution.

Festival activities will include food and drinks, a blues dancing demonstration, chili cooking contest, vendors and a kids corner. The amphitheatre is located at 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit gabluesnroots.org.

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