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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. The event will be held on 4425 Beach Street in Acworth.

On Saturday, the Marietta Gardeners Club is holding its annual plant sale. The club’s members cultivate plants to share with the community. They specialize in perennials, native plants and other plants. During this sale, Mother's Day gift containers and a white elephant table with gardening items will be available. Members will be on hand to answer questions and give advice. The sale will be held at Marietta FUMC which is located at 56 Whitlock Avenue in Marietta.

Residents can get a “Taste of East Cobb” this weekend at Merchant’s Walk in Marietta. This festival features fine arts and crafts, face painting, performances, a silent auction, and dessert and beverage booths. The festival will be held free of charge, rain or shine. Tastes range from $1- $5 and only cash is accepted.

Be sure to send your weekend photos to photos@11alive.com and you may see yourself in our “Best Weekend Photos” posting on Monday.