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WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

MARIETTA, Ga. -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Marietta City Council has been approved to add another day onto their weekly Farmer’s Market schedule. In addition to the regularly scheduled market on Saturday mornings, the market will now be open Sundays – rain or shine – from 12:30 until 3:30 p.m. The Farmers Market is located on the Marietta Square.

Tour the Crumby Hall and Gardens and learn about historic preservation in Marietta as a part of Historic Preservation Month. Brumby Hall was built in 1851 by Colonel Arnoldus Brumby and the building was used as a living quarters for doctors from GMI, the hospital, at the time. Brumby Hall is located at 500 Powder Springs Street in Marietta.

 Come out to the MasterCraft ProWakeboard Tour at Dallas Landing in Acworth.

Off the Cobb returns to Dallas Theater in June

Off the Cobb returns to Dallas Theater in June

DALLAS, Ga. -- An absolutely hilarious night of improv comedy is coming to the Dallas Theater (208 Main Street, Dallas, 30132) next month.

Off the Cobb, a local improvisational comedy group, will perform two shows on Saturday, June 4 at Paulding County's hometown theater.

The improv troupe has headlined at the Punchline in Atlanta. Its shows are fast-paced and interactive, allowing the audience to help the actors create scenes on the spot; no two Off the Cobb performances are ever alike.

Off the Cobb's first show on June 4 will be a children's production at 5 p.m.

Paulding seniors prepare for life after high school

Paulding seniors prepare for life after high school

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WEEKEND EVENTS: BBQ Festival, Taste of East Cobb and Marietta Plant Sale

WEEKEND EVENTS: BBQ Festival, Taste of East Cobb and Marietta Plant Sale

WOODSTOCK, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Woodstock Market and Show will feature an outdoor market and antique show on Saturday, May 7. The show will include antiques, vintage things, arts and crafts, furniture, produce and vendor items. The show was created to have the feel of an “Old World Outdoor Street Market”. The market is located at 9464 Main Street in Woodstock.

This weekend, North Cobb will present their 2nd Annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival. This festival is held by The Rotary Club of North Cobb and the City of Acworth; it’s a non-sanctioned BBQ competition open to anyone who loves to cook. The event will be held on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at Cauble Park on Lake Acworth. This year, the festival will host free concerts.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Roswell Criterion, Spring Conference and Glover Park Concert Series

WEEKEND EVENTS: Roswell Criterion, Spring Conference and Glover Park Concert Series

MARIETTA, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Glover Park Concert Series kicks off the 2011 season on Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. in and around the park in downtown Marietta. The Series will continue throughout the summer, with concerts scheduled for the last Friday night of each month through September with the exception of the April concert. Concerts start at 8:00 p.m. on the Marietta Square.

The Georgia Master Gardeners Association will be hosting a conference in Rome, this weekend.  Participants will be able to learn best Green Gardening Practices at the 2011 Spring Conference. Nationally known speakers will be in attendance along with vender selling one-of-a-kind plants, garden art and all sorts of gardening related products. Tickets to this conference are $75.

DEA ATLANTA hosts 2nd pill takeback event on April 30th

DEA ATLANTA hosts 2nd pill takeback event on April 30th

Atlanta, GA --  On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and numerous state and local law enforcement agencies will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  You can bring your medications for disposal to numerous sites across the state and the metro Atlanta area.