Set in a 1970s beauty parlor of a fictional Louisiana town, "Steel Magnolias" is Robert Harling's most famous work. When tragedy strikes, the six women of the parlor band together to support one another using humor and lighthearted conversation to cope with the struggles they face. For more information, visit TheVineyardCafe.com.
Thrifting Atlanta Bus Tours are hosted by Keren Charles, a personal shopper and fashion blogger at Two Stylish Kays. Enjoy a chauffeured bus ride to shop Atlanta's best resale shops. Tours include exclusive shopping discounts, giveaways, light refreshments and a bagged lunch too! For more information, visit ThriftingAtlanta.com.
Come, shop and learn as 28 national dealers exhibit American Made Glass (kitchenware, place settings, decorative items) from the 1800's through the 1970's. Show features free seminars, glass ID, and door prizes a glass club display depicting the contents found in a 1960's kitchen - "What is in your cabinet?"
This annual two-day show and sale draws attention to the beautiful American-made glass from the 1800s through the Depression era and into the mid-century. Twenty-eight national exhibitors share their collections of lamps, vases, candy dishes, console bowls, candlesticks and more. The show features a club display, free seminars, glass ID, glass repair and door prizes. For more information, visit PSDGC.com.
Calling all animal lovers! Browse the wares and causes of more than 30 vendors and artists while supporting pet-related organizations in Georgia. Proceeds benefit Mutt Mad-ness, Fancy Feline Rescue of the South, Cooper's Cupboard and Trinity Horse Rescue. For more information, visit TravelCobb.org.
Sip 'n' See is part of the Sip Series at Vinings Main every 1st Wednesday of the month. This month enjoy refreshments at Classic Vision Care who is hosting a donation drive for old eye glasses. Donate an old pair that get used to help folks in Must Ministries get back on their feet and Classic Vision Care is giving $50 towards a new pair of prescription lenses and frames next time you buy.
The free Candlelite Concert series season will present Tribute, a celebration of the Allman Brothers Band. Come early for Art on the Plaza. TravelCobb.org
The annual happening is tons of fun with fireworks at the end! Celebrate the birth of Smyrna with family and friends. High-energy music, festival foods, birthday festivities, a GIANT birthday cake by McEntyre's Bakery and a kids entertainment area add to the excitement. SmyrnaCity.com
Enjoy a menu of jambalaya, collard greens, red velvet cake (of course) and more, then prepare to be entertained by a live performance of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias. Aug. 4-5. TheVineyardCafe.com
The Summer Stars Concert Series is a free program run by the Mountain View Arts Alliance. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy entertainment by Wasted Potential Brass Band, a New Orleans-style brass band based in Atlanta. Concessions are in exchange for a donation to MVAA, or bring your own dinner from home! TAPMarietta.com
Michelle Watson of the University of Georgia's Expanded Food and Nutrition Program teaches students how to prepare quick, easy and affordable meals. Each session will consist of two food demonstrations accompanied with fun interactive activities. Each participant will receive a weekly incentive and graduation certificate at the end of the 8-week class. SmyrnaCity.com
The Marietta Square Artisan Market is an open-air showcase of locally created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. It is held on the second and fourth Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 pm from April to November. Enjoy the paintings, drawings and photography of fine artists settled alongside skilled craftspeople. ArtistsMarketMarietta.com
Your dream wedding begins here! You’ve been online searching wedding ideas and trends. Now it’s time to see all of this come to life at the Georgia Bridal Show, which includes an award-winning fashion show. Meet face-to-face with wedding professionals, taste different cakes, sample musical entertainment, browse gowns and tuxedos and more. GeorgiaBridalShow.com
Vascular Surgical Associates and Vein Specialists of Northwest Georgia is presenting a lecture and free carotid artery screening by ultrasound from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Aline Wolfe Adult Recreation Center. Reserve your screening time by calling 678.631.5541.
21st Century Artists, Inc. has been presenting its ABBA tribute show throughout North America for well over a decade, known as ABBA the Music, ABBA the Concert, and ABBA the Hits. The audience and press all agree–“This is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” ABBA the Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life. Atlanta-Theater.com
Pop-Ins provide children and their families the opportunity to interact with the museum through themed activities and crafts. During the month of August, the focus is on the history of World War II and the Berlin Airlift, which came as a response to the end of the war. MariettaHistory.org
Vascular Surgical Associates will be conducting free vascular ultrasound screenings on Aug. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at the WellStar Vinings Health Park. Call 770.423.5990 to schedule a screening. WellStar.org
Check out the real improv geniuses at Calamity Comedy's new monthly addition to Outlaw Thursdays! Three improv acts provide an endless night of laughter! Once a month, head to PBR to laugh out loud and enjoy drink specials at the best cowboy bar around! LiveAtTheBatteryAtlanta.com
The Marietta community will again be “dancing in the street” during the Glover Park Concert Series. The series features local and national acts on the last Friday night of the month through September. The concerts are free, but if you are looking for a front-row seat, a limited number of tables can be reserved for a fee. Enjoy the sounds of variety party band Crystal Clear Band. Marietta.com
Held in the beautiful Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theater on historic Marietta Square in Marietta, Georgia, each year, this festival is an opportunity for filmmakers of all levels to share their work. Aug. 25-26. Marietta-Film-Festival.org
Rescuing Hope is hosting a Gala to generate awareness and support to combat sex trafficking. The event will include a live and silent auction, dinner and stories of hope. Proceeds from the gala will provide scholarships for our survivors. For more information on the gala or to get involved in the fight against sex trafficking visit www.rescuinghope.com
The Cobb County Classic Rodeo is riding into Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta for its 21st year. The fun will last about two hours each night. CobbCountyRodeo.com