ACWORTH FARMERS MARKET
Shop for local at the Acworth Farmers Market every Friday morning from April 9-October 29 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The market takes place at Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street). Market customers will have a wide variety of garden ripe Georgia grown vegetables, eggs, cheese, bedding plants, fresh baked bread, pies, cakes, honey, and jams to choose from each week. The Acworth Farmer’s Market is proudly sponsored by the Acworth Downtown Development Authority. If you are interested in more information on being a vendor or just have questions about the market, please call 770-917-1234.
STAR SPANGLED FRANA ART CONTEST
Star Spangled Frana is back for a second year! Help us celebrate our city’s patriotism by decorating your very own wooden star to be displayed at Frana Brown Park. We supply the star; you supply the creativity! Use paint, collage, mosaic, or more to create a unique masterpiece celebrating your love of country and representing your family, business, or organization. Stars will be on display on the fencing of Frana Brown Park June 30 through August 1.
Download your art contest application here!
Applications are due June 14.
For further information, please contact Jessy Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JURASSIC PARKS & REX
Dinosaur lovers of all ages are invited to an outdoor screening of the timeless classic Jurassic Park! Presented by Lake City and Acworth Animal Hospitals, this City of Acworth event will take place on the greenspace at Logan Farm Park on June 18, 2021. Festivities will open at 7:00 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk. Mouthwatering concessions and adult beverages will be available for purchase from Red Top Brewhouse. Fun photo opportunities and giveaways will take place before the show. This event is free to the public. Pre-registration is not required.
CONCERT ON THE GREEN: A JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
In observance of June 19, 1865, when the last African American slaves held in Confederate states were finally freed by the Union army, the City of Acworth will hold a free concert from the Total Package Band. This Concert on the Green: A Juneteenth Celebration will take place at Logan Farm Park on Saturday, June 19. The event opens at 5:00 p.m. with live music taking place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase from Red Top Brewhouse.
Tables will be available for purchase for $25. Tables seat a party of six. VIP parking is not included with table purchase. Please purchase tables by noon on June 18. To reserve your table, please click here.
The City of Acworth invites the whole community to bring blankets and folding chairs and join this celebration of freedom and respect for all cultures.
JULY 4TH CONCERT & FIREWORKS
Let freedom ring! The City of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association are proud to present one of the largest fireworks extravaganzas in Metro Atlanta. Each year on July 4th, live music and fireworks take place at Cauble Park. Live music will start at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. (subject to change depending on weather).
Admission to the event and concert is free! Tables are available to purchase for the July 4 concert. Online table sales close Wednesday, June 23rd at 5:00. Click here to purchase tables online. In-person purchases at the Acworth Community Center close on Saturday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Tables are $50 each for City of Acworth residents and $70 for non-residents. With the table, you get 6 chairs and one parking pass. This parking pass will allow you to park at Cauble Park as long as spots remain available. Parking at Cauble Park is by pass only on July 4 but you are not guaranteed a parking spot at Cauble Park with this pass, so please plan on arriving early. Anyone who parks at Cauble will not be permitted to leave once the fireworks have begun. We will allow cars to leave the park once the fireworks have concluded and the crowd has cleared out.
If you do not have a parking pass or if the parking is full, you will need to park downtown and walk down to the park. Shuttles will not be running for this event. Handicap parking will be available at McCall Primary School and there will be a shuttle provided for handicap attendees. Handicap shuttles begin at noon.
THE EYES OF FREEDOM: LIMA COMPANY MEMORIAL
On July 29 through July 31, the City of Acworth and Georgia Funeral Care will host The Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial in Tanyard Creek Overlook at the Acworth Community Center (4361 Cherokee Street). This nationally traveling tribute’s mission is to “Honor the service and sacrifice of all who answer our Nation’s call.” The memorial exhibition features 23 life sized portraits of the fallen Marines and Navy Corpsman of Lima Company. Their eyes reflect the thousands of men and women who have given their lives and served our Nation. Their own boots stand at the base of their portraits, creating a tangible representation of their sacrifice. This exhibition will be free and open to the public from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30 and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 31. More information about the Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial can be found at www.limacompanymemorial.org. The Acworth Bureau Tourism authority would like to thank Cobb Travel & Tourism and Hummingbird Hideaway for their support in hosting this event.
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