Temple Kol Emeth has announced it will host this year’s Noshfest on September 1st and 2nd. The event will be held in the parking lot of Temple Kol Emeth at 1415 Old Canton Road in Marietta/East Cobb.

Noshfest enters its ninth year celebrating Jewish food and culture by showcasing delicacies and activities unique to Jewish heritage and bringing together members of Cobb County’s diverse community in a fun two-day festival. Enjoy international foods from more than 40 vendors and browse 50 booths of interesting and unique crafts and goods. Learn about the Jewish culture through interactive exhibits and tours of the temple sanctuary.

There are also events for children, including a kid’s zone complete with inflatables, games, petting zoo and face painting. Enjoy special entertainment with dancing and live music throughout both days, including Alex Guthrie and his band on Sunday at 3pm.

The event will feature its fourth annual Bagel Eating Contest where participants have five minutes to eat as many bagels as possible for a $500 cash prize. There will be complimentary family portrait sessions with Courtney Goldman Photography.

Admission for the event is free. Patrons are asked to bring two canned goods per family. All food collected will be donated to MUST Ministries.

Hours of the festival are 11am-5pm on Sunday and 11am-4pm on Sunday. Temple Kol Emeth is located at 1415 Old Canton Road in Marietta/East Cobb. For more information, visit noshfest.com or call 770-973-3533.

This article originally appeared in the August issue of the EAST COBBER magazine, on page 45. Click here to view the digital edition.