Enjoy Art in The Park in Marietta
Art in the Park has been a part of the Marietta Square’s history since 1986 and takes place in and around the historic Marietta Square and Glover Park on Labor Day weekend, August 31-Sept.2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fine art extravaganza features an artist market, children’s art alley, the Marietta ChalkFest and the famous Painted Pots. Art displayed will include paintings, photography, pottery, graphic arts, sculptures, jewelry and woodworking from 175 of the countries finest artists. For dog and cat owners, be sure to stop by the Citrus Magic Pet Rest. Festival guests will also have the opportunity to visit the unique shops and boutiques, restaurants, museums and galleries, take in a historic walking tour plus much more, all within walking distance of the festival. It has been selected by Southeast Tourism Society as a Top 20 event since 2007, ranked 81st in Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine, is a Kaleidoscope Award winner from the Southeast Festivals and Events Association and a Pinnacle Award winner from the International Festivals and Events Association. The festival is free with plenty of free parking on the street and in the Cobb County Park Decks located on Waddell St at Lawrence St. For more, visit www.artparkmarietta.com.