Dog Days at the Gardens
Aug. 1, 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Smith-Gilbert Gardens Pups can explore the gardens with their humans the first Tuesday and Saturday of each month through October for $3 per visit. https://smithgilbertgardens.com/dogdays/
Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-noon, Oregon Park 145 Old Hamilton Road, Marietta District 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill and Joel Rhoades will take on Public Services Agency Director Jatunn Gibson and Ginny Jarvis in a pickleball match to raise money for Cobb Senior Services’ Meals on Wheels. bit.ly/3p7FKCk
Aug. 4, 7-9:30 p.m., Pedestrian Underpass/Tunnel Plaza off Main Street downtown Kennesaw The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority and the Kennesaw Downtown Merchants Association continue the third annual series with Run Katie Run. The remaining lineup is: Sept. 1: Brotherhood, a Doobie Brothers Tribute. Oct. 6: Emerald Empire Band.
Aug. 18-19, Friday, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Adams Park, Kennesaw The 22nd annual two-day event will include a barbecue competition, nonstop music, dance groups, fireworks, good food and vendors. www.kennesaw-ga.gov/pigsandpeaches/
Sept. 1, 7-9:30 p.m., Pedestrian Underpass/Tunnel Plaza off Main Street, downtown Kennesaw The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority and the Kennesaw Downtown Merchants Association continue the third annual series with Brotherhood, a Doobie Brothers Tribute. The remaining lineup is Oct. 6: Emerald Empire Band. https://bit.ly/3o7nzvG
Sept. 1-3, Jim R. Miller Park Marietta The inaugural family-friendly event will feature live performances by Turnpike Troubadours, Cody Jinks, Koe Wetzel, Jamey Johnson and more than 30 other national, regional and local artists, as well as vendors, theme nights, camping and more. https://georgiacountrymusicfest.com/