If getting organized is one of your New Year’s resolutions, this comprehensive calendar should help. For more details on city and county events, check www.acworth.org and www.kennesaw-ga.gov.
Jan. 5: School resumes after holidays, Cobb County Schools
Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Day. School Holiday. MLK Day Celebration and Day of Service
Jan. 29-20: Trains, Trains, Trains!, Southern Museum
Feb. 5: Valentine’s Dance Party, Kennesaw
Feb. 12: ACT at North Cobb High School
Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day
Feb. 18-19: Great Backyard Bird Count, Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Feb. 19: Polar Plunge, Acworth Beach at Cauble Park
Feb. 21-25: Winter Break, Cobb County Schools
March 1: Readers’ Choice nominations open
March 5: Touch-A-Truck, Kennesaw
March 7: Early release day, Cobb County Schools
March 13: Daylight saving time begins
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day
March 31: Readers’ Choice nominations close
April 2: Bunny Breakfast, Kennesaw
April 2-3: Acworth Art Fest
April 4-8: Spring Break, Cobb County Schools
April 8: Acworth Egg Hunt
April 17: Easter Sunday
April 23: Live at Logan Farm Park, Acworth
May 1: Readers’ Choice voting begins
May 5: Cinco de Mayo. National Day of Prayer. Acworth City Hall National Day of Prayer event
May 6-7: Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival
May 7: Acworth City Hall National Day of Prayer event May 8: Mother’s Day
May 14: Acworth-Cobb Dragon Boat Festival
May 21: North Cobb High School Graduation
May 21: Mount Paran Christian School graduation. North Cobb Christian School graduation.
May 25: Last Day of School
May 26: Harrison High School graduation
May 27: Allatoona High School graduation. Kennesaw Mountain High School graduation.
May 28: Acworth Memorial Day Ceremony, Cauble Park
May 30: Memorial Day
May 31: Readers’ Choice voting ends
June 3-5: Dixie Highway Yard Sale
June 19: Father’s Day. Juneteenth.
July 3: Salute to America, Kennesaw
July 4: 4th of July Concert and Fireworks, Cauble Park
July 23: Railroad Rendezvous, Southern Museum
Aug. 1: First Day of School
Aug. 6: Program Palooza, Kennesaw
Aug. 19-20: Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival, Adams Park
Sept. 5: Labor Day. School Holiday.
Sept. 10: Pizza, Pints & Pigskins, Logan Farm Park
Sept. 26: Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 26-30: Fall Break
Oct. 8: Taste of Acworth
Oct. 15: Fall-O-Ween, Kennesaw
Oct. 22: Halloween JamBOOree, Acworth
Oct. 31: Halloween
Nov. 5: Taste of Kennesaw
Nov. 8: Election Day. No school.
Nov. 11: Acworth Veterans Day Ceremony, Cauble Park. Veterans Day Luncheon, Kennesaw.
Nov. 19: Acworth Turkey Chase
Nov. 21-25: Thanksgiving break
Nov. 24: Thanksgiving. Marietta Daily Journal Gobble Jog.
Dec. 2: Santa’s arrival, Acworth
Dec. 3: Day with Santa, Kennesaw. Christmas in Acworth
Dec. 18-26: Hanukkah. Acworth and Kennesaw Menorah Lightings
Dec. 10: Christmas in Acworth. All Aboard for Holiday Fun, Southern Museum
Dec. 19-Jan. 4: Holiday break, Cobb County Schools Dec. 25: Christmas