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BUBBLES AND BREWS 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/11/22

March 1 – March 31 2022

Cobb County Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries, Meaderies

Bubbles & Brews is a month-long celebration of Cobb County’s local craft beverage makers. During the entire month of March, craft beverage enthusiasts can travel along the Cobb Ale Trail to all 19 of Cobb’s breweries, distilleries, and wineries to sample each location’s unique beverages. New in 2022, a free digital ‘BrewPass’ will guide visitors to each location where they can collect digital stamps and win sweet prizes from Cobb Travel & Tourism.

The breweries, distilleries, meaderies, and wineries will host special Bubbles & Brews events throughout the month that will feature fun activities and themed giveaways where guests can earn double stamps in their BrewPass. Visitors will have the chance to vote online for their favorite best-sellers, special brews, and various other categories.

For more information, visit bubblesandbrews.com.

Breweries, distilleries, and wineries in Cobb County, including:

  • ASW Distillery (Cumberland)
  • Atlanta Hard Cider Co. & Distillery (Marietta)
  • Broken Anchor Winery (Acworth)
  • Burnt Hickory Brewery (Kennesaw)
  • Dry County Brewing Company (Kennesaw)
  • Glover Park Brewery (Marietta)
  • Horned Owl Brewing (Kennesaw)
  • Ironmonger Brewing Company (Marietta)
  • Lazy Guy Distillery (Kennesaw)
  • Mandatory Fun Beer Works (Smyrna)
  • Red Hare Brewing & Distilling (Marietta)
  • Red Hare – Still On the Square (Marietta)
  • Red Top Brewhouse (Acworth)
  • Reformation Brewery (Smyrna)
  • Schoolhouse Brewing (Marietta)
  • Shezmu Cellars (Marietta)
  • Terrapin Taproom (Cumberland)
  • Treehorn Cider (Marietta)
  • Viking Alchemist Meadery (Smyrna)

CELEBRATE THE MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE BATTERY ATLANTA

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 12/6/21

Cobb County’s fan-favorite destination offers Santa photos, restaurant specials a holiday movie and more

Tis the season! Cobb County’s year-round live, work, play destination The Battery Atlanta has planned a festive lineup of holiday events for the whole family! From an outdoor movie night with “How the Grinch stole Christmas” to family photo taken with Santa Claus, the festive fun never ends. Coca Cola Roxy and Park Bench also offer a wide range of performers throughout the month.

Santa Paws Event presented by Truist

Friday, Dec. 2, 9, and 16 from 4-8 p.m.

Santa Claus is coming to town! Every Friday evening, four-legged family members can have their picture taken St. Nick.

Santa’s Post Office presented by Truist

Fridays-Sundays in December and the week of Dec. 20

Little ones are invited to bring their handwritten letters to Santa – postage not required – in person at his official Atlanta outpost. Santa’s helpers will take care of the rest!

New Year’s Eve Bash Presented by Xfinity

Friday, Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. – midnight

Geared for the kiddos, the Early Innings celebration will begin at 6 p.m. and includes music from The Lucky Band – who were named ‘THE face of kindie music’ by the Washington Post. Following the performance, families will enjoy a countdown to an inflatable balloon drop at 8 p.m. Adult guests looking to ring in the New Year on a later note can enjoy Late Innings, beginning at 9 p.m. with live music from fan favorite The 12 South Band out of Nashville, Tennessee. The evening will close with a midnight countdown featuring an unforgettable fireworks and confetti display over Truist Park and The Battery Atlanta.

Outdoor Activities:

Xfinity Fall Movie Series

Friday evenings at 7 p.m.

Families and friends can enjoy a movie under the stars located at the Plaza Green! Continuing through December, the community will discover family-friendly films.

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    Friday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

Select Retail and Restaurant Promotions:

Free Pizza Mondays at CRU Food & Wine Bar
Enjoy any pizza with a purchase of your favorite wine!

Half-off bar bites at Silverspot Cinema
Indulge in different shareables from Munday-Thursday all day.

Wing Crush Wednesdays at Terrapin Taproom
The eatery offers 20% off on smoked wings!

Girls Night Out at Sports & Social
Calling all the ladies! Enjoy $6 House Margaritas, Half=Off Appetizers, $5 Vizzy Hard Seltzers & 1/2 Select Wine Bottles.

Flight Fridays at Terrapin Taproom
Start your weekend with $2 off beer flights all day with dining in!

Park Bench Events:
The popular dueling piano bar and live music venue has announced a line-up of live shows this month, in addition to its Karaoke Wednesday at Park Bench programming. Visit parkbenchbattery.com/calendar for more information.

  • Rocking 3 man Piano Show
    Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve Party
    Friday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.

Coca-Cola Roxy Events:

The Battery Atlanta’s iconic concert venue is gearing up for a full variety of live performances! This month, Coca-Cola Roxy brings a wide range of music to the stage for guests to discover. Review enhanced venue safety guidelines here.

  • Midland- The Last Resort Tour-
    Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m.
  • Chelsea Handler
    Friday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m.
  • Yacht Rock Revue: Holiday Spectacular
    Saturday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m.
  • Polo G
    Sunday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m.
  • Jack Harlow Crème De La Crème Tour  
    Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m.

An up-to-date list of restaurant and retailer happenings is available on the website. Details and hours of operation are subject to change. Visitors are asked to follow public safety guidelines while on property.

FRIGHTFULLY FUN EVENTS AT THE BATTERY ATLANTA THIS OCTOBER

Posted by John and Liz Attaway, 9/29/21

Live music, costume contests and delicious deals happening at Cobb County’s fan-favorite destination

The Battery Atlanta welcomes spooky season lovers of all ages to explore the best of Cobb County’s work-live-play destination. This October, in addition to Halloween-filled happenings, guests can indulge all month long in Totcho Tuesdays at Terrapin Taproom and Wine Down Wednesdays at BURN as well as fitness-focused activities like Yoga by Kaiser Permanente or a fresh fall walk on The Battery Atlanta Walking Trail presented by United Healthcare. Guests will also discover a wide variety of live performances at Park Bench and the Coca Cola Roxy.

Fright Night Halloween at Sports and Social
Oct. 23 at 8 p.m.
Thrill-seekers are invited to discover the haunted cemetery-themed party people are dying to get in to! Attendees can expect live music, drink specials and a costume contest with $7,500 in cash prizes. Tickets for the event are $20 and include admission and one drink ticket. Guests must be 21 and over to attend and can purchase tickets at axs.com.

Xfinity Fall Movie Series
Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.
Families and friends can enjoy a movie under the stars located at the Plaza Green! Beginning Oct. 29 and continuing every weekend this fall, the community will discover a variety of family-friendly films. This showing will feature the classic film, Back to the Future! Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or a lawn chair with them to enjoy this free event.

Hoots N Howls: Halloween Dog Costume Contest
Oct. 31 from 1-4 p.m.
Happy Howl-o-ween! Four-legged friends and their pet parents are invited to join in on the Halloween fun this year at The Battery Atlanta! In addition to live music and various vendors, guests can dress their fur babies in their best costume for a chance to win this year’s Halloween Dog Costume Contest! A $5 entry fee is required for each dog with all proceeds benefitting animal rescue organizations.

Outdoor Activities:
2021 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk
Oct. 2 from 9-11 a.m.
The Battery Atlanta and the American Heart Associate welcome families and friends to get moving in this year’s Greater Atlanta Heart Walk! The event will partake both in-person and remotely to promote a healthy lifestyle and raise critical funds for the American Heart Association. Participants can register for the event online.

Yoga by Kaiser Permanente
Mondays (excluding home gamedays) from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Start the week off stress-free with a limited capacity, outdoor yoga class presented by Kaiser Permanente on non-event days at the Plaza Green. Pre-registration and event participant waivers are available online. Participants are required to bring a mat and are encouraged to bring water. A live stream on Facebook and past sessions on YouTube are also available to fitness fans virtually on gamedays.

The Battery Atlanta Walking Trail presented by UnitedHealthcare
A brisk walk can curb cravings, reduce stress and offer a healthy way to catch up with friends and family! Get out and get active on the 1.5-mile loop circling the campus.

Select Retail and Restaurant Promotions:
Miller Mondays at Sports and Social

Enjoy half-price burgers and 16 oz. Miller Lites for $4 on Monday.

Totcho Tuesdays at Terrapin Taproom
Diners can enjoy $2 off the restaurant’s delicious Totchos every Tuesday!

Trivia Night at Good Game
Guests can swing by the restaurant at 7:30 p.m. to test their skills in weekly trivia.

Wine Down Wednesdays at BURN
Locals can treat themselves to $5 off select glasses of wine on Wednesdays!

Weekend Brunch at Omni Hotel
Discover deliciously crafted breakfast dishes every Saturday & Sunday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Park Bench Events:
The popular dueling piano bar and live music venue has announced a line-up of live shows this month, in addition to its DJ party and Karaoke Wednesday at Park Bench programming. Visit parkbenchbattery.com/calendar for more information.

  • 90 Proof Band – Following the Braves Game

Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 p.m.

  • Dueling Pianos Show – Following the Braves Game

Saturday, Oct. 2 at 10 p.m.

  • Ricky T Cole Duo Acoustic/Electric Party-Country Hits – Following the Braves Game

Sunday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. 

Coca-Cola Roxy Events:

The Battery Atlanta’s iconic concert venue is gearing up for a full range of live-performances! This month, Coca-Cola Roxy brings a wide variety of music to the stage for guests to discover. Review enhanced venue safety guidelines here.

  • MoneyBagg Yo

Friday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m.

  • Flogging Molly 

Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.

  • Alejandro Fernandez  

Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m.

  • Brett Eldredge

Friday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m.

  • Bill Burr

Saturday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

  • Don Toliver

Sunday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.

  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.

  • Kaytranada

Thursday, Oct. 21 at 9 p.m.

  • Patti Smith and Her Band

Friday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m.

  • Camilo

Sunday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.

  • Porter Robinson

Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m.

  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.

COBB TRAVEL & TOURISM LAUNCHES COBB FOODIE WEEK TO SUPPORT LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/3/20

WHAT:    Restaurants are such an important part of Cobb County’s hospitality and tourism community. Now, more than ever, Cobb Travel & Tourism wants to help the local restaurant industry recover and thriveAfter 12 years of Cobb Restaurant Week, Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to announce the newest way to experience Cobb’s dining scene, Cobb Foodie Week.

From September 12 to September 19, diners and food enthusiasts can enjoy sweet deals from restaurants around Cobb County. From discounts and giveaways, to coupons and new menu items, Cobb Foodie Week is the best time for residents and visitors to eat their away around the county, while saving some money and supporting local restaurants.

Participation is 100% free to restaurants, and there are no tickets, passports, or punch cards for residents and visitors. Visit cobbfoodieweek.com for more information and to see participating restaurants.

WHO:      Hosted by Cobb Travel & Tourism 

WHEN:    September 12, 2020 through September 19, 2020

WHERE: Thirty-six various restaurants around Cobb County, GA including:

  • Drift Seafood & Oyster Bar
  • Heirloom Market BBQ
  • Henry’s Louisiana Grill
  • Old Vinings Inn
  • Piastra
  • SOHO
  • Taqueria Tsunami

This list is not exhaustive and restaurants are continually added to cobbfoodieweek.com as they submit their deals and discounts.