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Sample fare from dozens of Kennesaw area restaurants on Saturday, September 10 at the annual Taste of Kennesaw, held on Main Street and Depot Park downtown. Admission is free at this event co-sponsored by the City of Kennesaw and the Kennesaw Business Association; food samples will range from $1 – $4.
The event begins at 11 am and will end at 8 pm. Over 40 area restaurants plan to participate and a Beer Garden will offer adult beverages. The festivities will include continuous live entertainment throughout the day.
Activities for the whole family will include live entertainment, a huge kids zone, and a beer garden. Parking will be available throughout the downtown area as well as at Adams Park and the First Baptist Church of Kennesaw. Handicapped parking will be in the lot next to the Depot.
Visit kennesawbusiness.org or call 770-423-1330 for more information.
Responsible dog ownership will be the focus of the Paws in the Park Kennesaw free interactive event. The 5th annual presentation of the event will take place at Swift-Cantrell Park on Saturday, September 17, 9 am to noon, rain or shine. It is designed to promote good behavior when walking dogs in public areas and to remind owners of the importance of proper waste disposal.
The event is hosted by Keep Kennesaw Beautiful and will feature service dog demonstrations as well as exhibits by local businesses focused on pet feeding, obedience, and adoption as well as other related services. Free samples of pet foods/products and discount offers for services will be available.
“Dog owners sometimes need to be reminded that pet waste contains harmful bacteria that can be picked up in storm water runoff and washed into drains, lakes, or ponds, causing significant water pollution,” said Keep Kennesaw Beautiful Director Miranda Jones. “This event celebrates the joy dogs bring to our lives, but also reminds us of our responsibility to pick up after our dogs and not spoil the environment for others.”
For information about becoming an event sponsor or vendor, visit kennesawpawsinthepark.com.
Work session begins at 6:30 pm, followed by 7 pm regular meeting.