Frugal FunMom is back again this week with more activities to keep the whole family off the couch this summer. This week, we have a variety of events to attend for all ages. Be sure to check the websites for more details about each event, too.
SATURDAY, JULY 9
Cobb Food Tasting Festival
Bring the family out to a Food Festival Tasting Event. You will have the opportunity to sample all types of cultures in foods. American, Asian, Soulfood, Italian, Vegan, Puerto Rican, French, German, Jamaican, Carnival food, and much more. The festival has food tents, food carts, food trucks, vendors, Kidzone area, train rides, live music, giveaways and prizes!
Cost: Free Admission. Food Sampling Tickets: $1-$6
Location: Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road SW, Marietta 30008
For more info https://tasteoffoodtrucks.com/
SUNDAY, JULY 10
Cops N’ Cars Car Show
A family event featuring hundreds of exciting cars, local vendors, food trucks and more! Proceeds benefit Friends of Roswell Police.
Location: Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill Street, Roswell 30075
For more info: https://www.friendsofroswellpolice.org/cops-n-cars-car-show
MONDAY, JULY 11
Splash into Fun!
Escape the heat with a trip to East Roswell’s Spray Station! This premier sprayground offers lots of fun for kids and toddlers to splash around in for hours.
Cost: $2 per person; free/under 1 & adults not entering the water with child 4 or over, children under 3 require an adult. Adults must be accompanied by a child to enter the sprayground.
Location: Spray Station at East Roswell Park, 9000 Fouts Road, Roswell 30075
For more info: www.roswellgov.com/government/departments/recreation-parks-historic-cultural-affairs/parks-facilities/spraygrounds#easthours
TUESDAY, JULY 12
Take a Walk! Explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District.
Come explore the Sweet Auburn Historic District, home of the Civil Rights Movement. Known as the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sweet Auburn offers engaging and interesting sites for the family. Check out Ebenezer Baptist Church, the burial sites of King and his wife, and much more!
Location: along Auburn Avenue, between Courtland St. and I-75/85 in downtown Atlanta
For more info: https://www.nps.gov/hdp/exhibits/african/auburn.htm
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13
Babyland General Hospital
Babyland General Hospital is the only place in the world where you can witness the birth of a hand-sculpted Cabbage Patch Kid. The self-guided tour allows you to take as much time as you like touring BabyLand and playing with our Cabbage Patch Kids.
Location: Babyland General Hospital, 300 N.O.K. Drive, Cleveland 30528
For more info: cabbagepatchkids.com/pages/babyland-general-hospital
THURSDAY, JULY 14
What’s in the Night Sky?
Atlanta Astronomy teaches about what you can find if you look up at the library. Registration Required.
Location: West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Way, Kennesaw 30152
For more info: https://www.cobbcounty.org/library/events/what-night-sky-west-cobb-regional-library
FRIDAY, JULY 15
Acworth Farmer’s Market
Customers will have a wide variety of garden ripe Georgia grown vegetables, eggs, cheese, bedding plants, fresh-baked bread, pies, cakes, honey, and jams to choose.
Cost: Free admission
Time: 8am-12pm (noon)
Location: Logan Farm Park, 4405 Cherokee Street, Acworth 30101
For more info: acworthtourism.org/acworth-events/