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Cobb County Rodeo
August 26th - 27th 

Friday - Saturday; 8:00pm 

Jim R Miller Park - Marietta


With events in bareback riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping and barrel racing, (not to mention the trick riders and the rodeo clowns!) the Cobb Classic Rodeo has proven to be a night of excitement and fun for rodeo fans of all ages.


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Kennesaw's Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival
August 26th - Friday; 6:00pm - 10:00pm
August 27th - Saturday; 10:00am - 10:00pm


Stroll around and savor the smells. Shop, eat, drink and interact with vendors, exhibitor and BBQ contestant booths. Or play in our island-themed Kid Zone, full of inflatables, fun games and attractions for the little ones.


The Professional Contest is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned contest and Georgia State Championship event. Cook teams must compete in the four KCBS meat categories: chicken, pork ribs, pork and beef brisket. Total prize money: $10,000. The Backyard BBQ Contest is an amateur cook-off for individuals or teams, families, corporate teams or whoever – strictly for fun and BBQ braggin' rights.


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Great Southern Food Truck Rally
August 27th - Saturday; 12:00pm - 9:00m
Fifth Third Bank Stadium


The Great Southern Food Truck Rally will assemble 40 food trucks from Atlanta and the Southeast to serve up great food featuring a wide variety of fare guaranteed to satisfy every taste.


Food Trucks will sell full-sized and sample portions which will allow you to try food from many trucks. Food Trucks will compete in the Southern Food Smack Down culinary competition with more than $3,000 in prize money.


While at the event, patrons will also enjoy live music from regional bands, lawn games, sponsor giveaways and plenty of other activities!


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Infinity Show Band - Variety
August 26th - Friday; 8:00pm
Glover Park - Marietta Square


Welcome to the exciting and dynamic world of the Infinity Show Band where you get a glimpse of this powerful ensemble that has dazzled audiences and guest with their unique entertainment extravaganzas. This high energy group packs dance floors as they entertain with total fun and audience participation creating memories for a lifetime.


Blankets and lawn chairs may be set up in the park. Personal tables and plastic ground coverings are not permitted in the park, however they may be set up on the street after 5:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner or dine in one of the many fine restaurants located on the Square.


For More information, Call 770-794-5601.

Georgia Classic Rides Block Party - Car Cruise
August 27th - Saturday; 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Street - Dallas
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City of Villa Rica Comedy Night Series, featuring Drew Thomas
August 27th - Saturday; 8:00pm
The MILL Amphitheater
Villa Rica


Enjoy professional comedians from Atlanta's premiere Comedy Club, The Punchline, as they bring their family-friendly humor to the Thomas A. Dorsey Stage. The headlining comedian for this event is Drew Thomas.


The laughs and event are free! Please feel free to bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy a fun-filled night out with your family!


VIP tables may be purchased for a minimum of 4 guests and maximum of 6 guests for $5 per chair. Please contact Janet Chumley at 678-785-1092 to reserve your table today!


No smoking, vaping, pets or tents are allowed at The MILL. This is a rain or shine event. For More Information, Call 770-459-7011