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.
NORTH COBB ROTARY SMOKE ON THE LAKE BBQ FESTIVAL
The North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth, and the Georgia Barbecue Association partner each year to host the Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival presented by Superior Plumbing, now held at Logan Farm Park. The event will take place on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8. All proceeds are distributed amongst local charities, so come out and help make a difference in your community! Thanks to the partnership of The Acworth Business Association, Friday night will feature an outdoor concert from the Georgia Players Guild featuring music from Three Dog Night and Hall and Oates. Table reservations will be available and will include 6 chairs. Friday night will also include the infamous Lord of the Wings contest! Purchase tasting tickets and be the judge for best wings and get a taste of what different vendors have to offer. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and festivities will last until 10:00 p.m. Saturday boasts some of the best BBQ around! Teams from all over the Southeast will compete in professional and amateur divisions to see who will take home the title. For a small fee, you can taste your way through some of the best BBQ in the Southeast! The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information on this event, please visit www.smokeonthelake.org.
LIVE AT LOGAN FARM PARK
The Weekend Getaway Band will perform live music at Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street) on May 22. This outdoor music event is free and open to the public. Live at Logan Farm Park is the annual Acworth Arts Alliance and the Acworth Art House fundraiser. Proceeds from this event fund scholarships for High School Students furthering their education in visual arts, as well as the Acworth Arts Alliance providing art activities to the kids who attend camps offered at the Acworth Community Center. Music begins at 6:45 p.m. and concessions will be available for purchase. Additional information and sponsor table purchases are available at www.acworthartsalliance.org.
SPRING DOWNTOWN CAR CRUISE
On a Saturday, May 29, 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 $2 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.
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