If you love to collect pottery, jewelry or paintings and want some relaxing family fun in the sun May 1-2, visit the May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Glover Park on the historic Marietta Square. More than 100 local and area artists and craftspeople will display and sell their work at the 34th annual event.
Exhibitors will include painting, pottery, woodwork, metal, jewelry, glass, fabric, floral designs, demonstrations and much more. The event will also include the fifth annual Marietta Go Girl festival presented by the Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre Saturday, May 1. Festivities will include children's activities, dance classes and performances.
Festival hours are Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 2 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission to the festival is free, and free parking is available in the Cobb County parking garage, which can be accessed using the Waddell Street entrance. Handicapped parking is also available.
While you are at the Square, pick up some treats from the Marietta Square Farmers Market or visit some of the area shops. Plan to make a day of it and visit one of the museums near the Square including the Gone with the Wind Museum, Scarlett on the Square; Marietta Museum of History; or the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art.
Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department sponsors this festival each spring.
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For more information, call Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department at 770-794-5601.