The Concert on the Green: A Juneteenth Celebration will now take place at Logan Farm Park on Sunday, August 1. The event opens at 3:00 p.m. with live music taking place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase from Red Top Brewhouse. 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.
Tables are now available for purchase for $25. Table sales will close Friday, June 30 at noon. Please click here to purchase your table.
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.
SUMMER CLASSIC CAR CRUISE
On a Saturday, July 31, the City of Acworth will host a Classic Car Cruise in their Historic Downtown. The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Main Street. The Lake City Cruisers partner with the city and the downtown Acworth merchants to hold these Classic Car Cruises. The event is free to the public. A $5 entry fee is requested for all vehicles in the cruise. All proceeds go to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth.
ACWORTH DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Dragon Boat Atlanta and Loving Arms are teaming up to bring you the Acworth Dragon Boat Festival! This event will be held on August 21, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Dallas Landing Park. Dragon Boating is an up-and-coming sport, soon to be an Olympic sport. Many communities hold dragon boat races as a different means to benefit charitable organizations within the community.
These festivals are fun-filled days for all ages featuring corporate and community teams racing in 46-foot long ornamental dragon boats. Race day combines various cultural activities with food and fun for spectators and participants. People love the thrill, the teamwork, the adrenaline, and positive interaction in the boat. People who never thought of themselves as athletes can thrive in a dragon boat and discover a challenging alternative to other sports, which is why this is currently the fastest-growing water sport!
To learn more about this sport or to get involved, please visit www.acworthdragonboatfest.com
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.
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