marietta georgia: Marietta Celebrates the Winter Harvest - 02/01/12 01:24 AM
Now that the first month of 2012 has come to an end, residents of Marietta, Georgia can for the first time say that they were given access to fresh winter produce.  The first Saturday in January saw the opening of the Winter Edition Marietta’s Farmer’s Market and folks were lined up to shop before 9:00 a.m. Alot of our old favorite vendors were there and some new ones. Yes, there are such things as winter vegetables --  gorgeous brocolli, greens, turnips and squash to mention a few.
Prepared comfort food is also available to soothe the winter chill.  BLU Greek Taverns presents baklava, … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Marietta Celebrates Gone with the Wind - 06/09/11 12:29 AM
Celebration of Southern culture is an ongoing activity in this historic region of northwest <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Georgia.  Marietta is a city that was founded before the Civil War, and was the location of hard fought battles as General Sherman marched to Atlanta.  Tara, the memorable plantation and setting for the novel Gone with the Wind, is based on a local estate.  The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum is holding a celebration this weekend to mark the 75th anniversary of Margaret Mitchell’s famous novel with surviving cast members from the film, interviews, autograph signings and a … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Marietta Celebrates Gone with the Wind - 06/09/11 12:28 AM
Celebration of Southern culture is an ongoing activity in this historic region of northwest <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Georgia.  Marietta is a city that was founded before the Civil War, and was the location of hard fought battles as General Sherman marched to Atlanta.  Tara, the memorable plantation and setting for the novel Gone with the Wind, is based on a local estate.  The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum is holding a celebration this weekend to mark the 75th anniversary of Margaret Mitchell’s famous novel with surviving cast members from the film, interviews, autograph signings and a … (2 comments)

marietta georgia: First Friday Art Walk in Marietta - 06/01/11 10:38 AM
The first week of the summer months ushers in the First Friday Art Walk on Marietta Square.  A self-guided tour around the Square will connect you with more than 30 merchants who will host artists in their stores. Participating merchants will host in-store events and stay open until at least 8:00 pm in the evening.
This month's First Friday Art Walk will feature Artists' Alley: an intimate exhibit of juried artists showing wide variety of styles and will be located in warehouse space at Dupre's Antique Market, 17 Whitlock Avenue. Artists will also give demonstrations around Square. The event is held from 5-9 … (1 comments)

marietta georgia: Concert at Marietta Square Starts the Weekend - 05/25/11 09:34 AM
Marietta, Georgia has the just the way to kick off the Memorial Day Weekend.  The Glover Park Concert Series continues with Neons playing 70's and 80's music. The concert is on Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m. in and around the park Marietta Square. It is free of charge but if you're looking for a "front-row seat," a limited number of tables can be reserved -- $45 for tables of six and $55 for tables for eight. Blankets and lawn chairs only may be set up in the park after 4 p.m. Personal tables are not permitted in the park, but may be set up on North … (3 comments)

marietta georgia: Show House Benefits Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art - 05/20/11 02:52 AM
A fundraiser that is a feast for the eyes is underway in Marietta, Georgia.  The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is featuring a show house that will highlight a new home design, as well as top local interior designers. 
Located at 21 Whitlock Drive and built by Marietta Developer Mark Kirk, the home features 16 rooms which were decorated by 21 designers.  The adjacent Lawrence House, built in 1870, will serve as a gallery for southeastern artwork and jewelry.  Thirty percent of all sales will benefit the museum.
The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is the leading visual arts center in metro Atlanta that focuses … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Marietta's First Friday Art Walk - 05/04/11 09:37 AM
Endless sunshine and pleasant temperatures will blanket the Marietta, Georgia area for as far as the eye can see.  Why not start your outdoor weekend activities with the First Friday Art Walk on Marietta Square?  Visit more than 30 merchants who will host artists and demonstrations in their stores that evening.   
The Strand Theatre will feature David Swann from May 6th-29th.  As a self-taught artist and commercial designer, photographer, and writer living and working in Atlanta, Georgia and Pari, Italy, David Swann has shown his work throughout the United States and in several foreign countries.  His unique conceptual art pieces … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Annual Plant Sale in Marietta - 04/28/11 10:25 AM
Gardening buffs in the Marietta, Georgia area will have a great opportunity to freshen their landscaping and vegetable gardens.  Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society's annual Plant Sale is an excellent chance to purchase perennials, shrubs, and other foliage for the spring planting season. The two-day event at the Root House Museum (located at the corner of North Marietta Loop and Polk Street) is run by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, and will take place on Friday April 29th and Saturday April 30th from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Built circa 1845 by one of Marietta's earliest merchants, William Root, … (1 comments)

marietta georgia: Take a Taste of Marietta - 04/27/11 03:08 AM
Get your taste buds in gear - the 18th Annual Taste of Marietta is coming up Sunday, May 1st,  2011 from 11a.m.-7p.m.  on the historic Marietta Square. This year's "Taste" is expected to be the best yet! At last year's Taste of Marietta, over 100,000 people hit the streets of the Marietta Square to sample their favorites! This year, the award winning festival has expanded even more to encompass the 16 streets around the Marietta Square to accommodate the crowd.
Over 75 restaurants will be showcasing their best dishes. In addition to the food, the family festival has outdoor entertainment all … (5 comments)

marietta georgia: Marietta Hosts a Unique Earth Day Event - 04/22/11 03:56 AM
Here's a great outdoor activity for a Spring Friday in Marietta, Georgia - especially since this is Earth Day!   Participants will not only enjoy a Spring stroll, but will learn about our natural and historic arborial treasures.  Marietta Tree Keepers invites you to attend our next Sip n' Stroll on Friday, April 22 at 5:30 pm.
The event features a special neighborhood to tour with tree experts, identifying common opportunities and issues relating to trees. It's free and open to the public ... and it's BYOB. For this Sip n' Stroll, we will stroll down historic Maple Ave. and other side … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: The Shrine Circus Comes to Marietta - 04/19/11 05:03 AM
This week, Marietta, Georgia will host a longtime tradition, which is great springtime fun for all ages.  Opening April 22nd, the Yaarab Shrine Circus will take over the fairgrounds at Jim Miller Park. Come one, come all to the 2011 Yaraab Shrine Circus and Carnival. This is the world's largest Shrine Circus that features top performers including heart-pounding thrills presented by the Tarzan Zerbini Circus.  See Lion Dance, Magnificient Morris Elephants, heart-stopping high-wire, electrifying acrobatics, The Chinese Arial Pole, The Zerbini Liberty Horses, contortion artists, Rolling Globes, sword dancing, bungee acrobatics, camels, dogs and ponies performances, The Flying Preciados on the … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: The Marietta Art Museum Hosts Martinis and Music - 04/15/11 08:33 AM
It's Friday, the work week is over and you may even have submitted your income taxes before the extended deadline of Monday.  How about winding down at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art? 
The Museum is hosting Martinis & Music on Friday, April 15, 2011. Enjoy Martinis, hors d'oeuvres, and musical entertainment by PRIME along with access to all exhibitions from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.  Admission is $8.00 per person.  Members may enter for free and there will be a cash bar.
The Marietta / Cobb Museum of Art is located at 30 Atlanta St SE Marietta, GA 30060.  For more information, call (770) 528-1444.
(1 comments)

marietta georgia: Taste of West Cobb Comes to Marietta - 04/14/11 08:33 AM
Bring your appetites to Marietta, Georgia on Saturday.  The fourth annual Taste of West Cobb benefitting Hillgrove High School Music Education Programs will be held at The Avenue West Cobb on Saturday, April 16th.  This culinary and music festival offers delectable menu items from popular local restaurants priced between $1 and $4.
All palates will be satisfied via a yummy array of offerings from local chefs.  Participating restaurants include Aspens Signature Steaks, Great Harvest Bread Co., Keegan's Public House, La Parilla, Maggiano's, Moe's Southwest Grill, Otter's Chicken, Panera Bread, Romano's Macaroni Grill, Shane's Rib Shack, SteviB's, Sun Valley Beach, Ted's Montana Grill, … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Student Artists Display Works Marietta - 04/05/11 04:30 AM
Are you a talented, aspiring artist who would like to spend some time with potential customers?  Marietta Square Artists Market is a new, exciting opportunity for student artists to show and sell their work on the Second Saturday of each month, April through November. The Marietta Square Artists Market will be held in conjunction with the Farmers Market on Mill Street, adjacent to Glover Park, in historic downtown Marietta.  Hours are 9 am to 12pm.
Budding artists will be adding to their resumes by getting a head start in the business of marketing, branding, displaying and selling their art. Exposure is key, … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Getting Ready for the 4th - 04/04/11 09:22 AM
We may be celebrating the beginning of Spring, but Marietta, Georgia is already looking ahead to July 4th.  The city of Marietta's Fourth in the Park celebration begins Monday, July 4, 2011 at 10 a.m. and includes a parade, free live concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks finale.
The city of Marietta is now accepting applications for the 2011 July 4th parade.  School bands, military units, civic organizations, beauty queens, scouts, local businesses and others can sign up online to be part of the city's biggest celebration of the year.
Applications are available online at … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Marietta Farmer's Market opens Saturday - 03/31/11 01:16 PM
Locals have had April 2nd circled on their calendars for months.  This divine date marks the return of the Marietta Farmers Market.  This wonderful showcase for local farmers, bakers, chefs -  you name it -returns for the 2011 season.  2010 was the Marietta's Farmers Market most successful season yet and they plan on this season to be even bigger. The market has an average of 60 vendors featuring Georgia grown, made or produced products, including vegetables that are rarely, if ever, available from the grocery store.
The Farmers Market also has lots of the staples such as potatoes, onions, tomatoes, squash, beans, amazing cut … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Brew with a View Opens for 2011 - 03/30/11 02:44 AM
Another way to celebrate Spring in Marietta, Georgia, is to take in The Strand Theatre's popular Brew with a View.  This rooftop terrace bar with the prettiest view in Marietta has become the talk of the town, and it's back many Friday and Saturday nights in 2011! 
At the popular Brew with a View, meet with friends and enjoy a beverage and an incredible view of Glover Park and Kennesaw Mountain from the Cobb Terrace on The Strand's rooftop.  Brew with a View was listed in "25 Things to do in 2011" by Points North Magazine.  The terrace was named "Best Place … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Marietta Kicks Off an Artsy Spring - 03/29/11 08:07 AM
The weather is warming, dogwoods and azaleas are blooming and there is no doubt that Spring has arrived in Marietta, Georgia.  Celebrate the outdoor season by taking a self-guided tour around Marietta Square the first Friday of every month from now through October. You will have the opportunity to visit more than 30 merchants who will host artists in their stores during the First Friday Art Walk. Participating merchants will host in-store events and stay open until 8:00 pm in the evening.
The Strand Theatre's April Artist is Merrilyn Eastham. This one woman show is Ms. Eastham's first public showing of … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Earl Scruggs Plays in Marietta, Georgia - 03/28/11 02:37 AM
It's never too early to plan for the weekend, and if we have another rainy one, this may be just the thing to chase the "blues" away.  Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs to perform in Marietta, Georgia at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre stage at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 2nd. 
The banjo-picking Scruggs is an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style - now known as Scruggs style - that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. His playing style became popular in the Blue Grass Boys show. Scruggs built on earlier techniques to develop a readily … (0 comments)

marietta georgia: Ragtime at Marietta's Strand Theatre - 03/25/11 05:07 AM
The Earl Smith Strand Theatre on Marietta Square will present a very special performance this weekend.  The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School returns to The Strand for the dazzling musical, Ragtime this March!
Set at the dawn of the 20th century, Ragtime features rollicking ragtime music and soaring ballads by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. By weaving historical figures like Emma Goldman and Booker T. Washington into a fictional tale of people from very different backgrounds meeting under very difficult circumstances, the hit musical tells the story of America as it went through … (1 comments)

 
Anne Ortiz (Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta) Rainmaker large

Anne Ortiz

Marietta, GA

More about me…

Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta

Address: 5041 Dallas Highway Suite 700, Powder Springs, GA, 30127

Office: (770) 919-8825

Mobile: (678) 656-8356

Email Me



Listings

Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog