Nature at Night
When/Where: Friday, 8-9 p.m. at Red Top Mountain State Park, 50 Lodge Road SE, Cartersville
Why Go: Meet at the far side of Visitor Center parking lot for a ranger-led night hike. Hike is about 1 mile on an easy trail. Great for the whole family.
Pricing: $5 parking
Glover Park Concert Series
When/Where: Friday, 8-10 p.m. at Glover Park in the Marietta Square
Why Go: Enjoy “Yacht Rock,” party-rock-type music, under the stars in the park. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket.
More Info: www.mariettaga.gov or call 770-794-5601
Sweet and Savory
When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot St., Suite 200 Marietta
Why Go: Learn about and taste some of our Southern food traditions; this month’s theme is barbecue
Pricing: Adult admission $5, students $3, children under 6 years old free
More Info: www.mariettahistory.org or call 770-794-5710
The Silver Lake Band
When/Where: Saturday, 6-11 p.m. at the Dallas Theater Civic Center, 208 Main St., Dallas
Why Go: Enjoy cover songs and original material from this local band. Meet and greet 6-7 pm. Civic Center reception with food and spirits 6-11 pm. Band starts at 7:15 p.m.
Pricing: $15 general admission
More Info: www.dallastheater-civiccenter.com or call 678-363-3229
Star Spangled Spectacular
When/Where: Sunday, 8–10 p.m. at Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, on the Campus Green
Why Go: The Cobb Symphony plays a mix of Broadway, Americana and patriotic favorites, capped off with a fireworks display
More Info: www.kennesaw.edu/arts/starlight or call 770-423-6650