September Event Round-Up near Metro Atlanta Homes

Marietta StreetFest 2014

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After a long week at work and school the weekends are the perfect time to catch up and enjoy some family fun. For residents of our metro Atlanta homes, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the mild Georgia weather as it transitions from summer to fall this September.

Here is a round-up of some of our favorite upcoming events:

Taste of Kennesaw

For residents of our Cobb County communities, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to bring your appetite and explore local cuisine during the annual Taste of Kennesaw. From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, individuals are invited to visit downtown Kennesaw and sample delicious food from more than 40 local restaurants. With free admission and food samples available in $1 increments up to $4, Taste of Kennesaw is a great opportunity to discover your new favorite restaurant at an affordable price. In addition to the tasty cuisine, families will enjoy a variety of kid-friendly activities including a rock wall, inflatables and slides, a trackless train and more. Live music will also provide entertainment throughout the day on the Main Street Stage and Depot Stage.

Taste of Kennesaw benefits four local charities including Shop with a Mustang (Kennesaw Mountain High School), Shop with a Warrior (North Cobb High School), MUST Ministries and the Jerry Worthan Community Christmas Fund. For more information, click here.

Marietta StreetFest

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, the annual Marietta StreetFest will be held on the Historic Marietta Square from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. A fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History, this year’s event is bigger and better than ever with the addition of the Marietta Grassroots Festival. From arts, crafts and antiques to a classic car show and the music of the Marietta Grassroots Festival, there is something for everyone during Marietta StreetFest. Admission to the festival is FREE, so bring the family and enjoy an iconic Georgia festival at its best. For more information, visit

48th Annual Roswell Arts Festival

Looking for the perfect piece of artwork to complete your foyer or add a pop of color to your family room? The 48th Annual Roswell Arts Festival is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind, local artwork. Hosted in Roswell’s Town Square, the Arts Festival is sponsored by the Recreation Association and free to the public. For convenience, a shuttle bus will run continuously from Roswell City Hall to the Town Square. The Roswell Arts Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit

These are just a few of several family-friendly activities available this September. From museums to festivals to local parks, there is always something to enjoy just minutes from your metro Atlanta community. For more information on how you can purchase a new home in a prime location, visit the Traton Homes website today. 

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