Whole Hawg Happenin' BBQ & Music Fest at the Marietta Square!!!

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The 4th Annual Whole Hawg Happenin BBQ & Music Fest has now moved to the Marietta Square and partnered with the City of Marietta to take place on Sunday, Sept. 30th!

Times are from 11 am to 6 pm with Banks and Shane taking the Gas South Bandstand at 4 pm for one of their final concerts before going into retirement.

The event is presented by Superior Plumbing and sponsored by Ed Voyles for the classic car show, LGE Community Credit Union for the Kids Corner full of jumpies and fun family items to participate in.

Budweiser is hosting the Beer Garden while Promo-Photo is sponsoring BBQ Alley! With over 20 BBQ restaurants selling samples of their tasty delights....there will be a competition with judging taking place for BBQ teams!

"We are so thrilled to be bringing this event to the Marietta Square.  Each year, it has steadily grown while at White Water parking lot.  White Water is great to work with and we really appreciate the years that they donated their parking lot to us," states Maryclaire Andres, Event Organizer.  "However, something about having the opportunity to grow this event at the Marietta Square just feels right.  We are pleased that the City of Marietta has partnered with us and that we have such a fantastic committee of community leaders on board.

There will be a VIP Hospitality Booth with former Brave Sid Bream and Otis NIxon. Leo Mazoni, former Braves Pitching Coach, will also be on hand to meet and greet with people.

The admission to the event is free and the parking is free around the square and in the Cobb County Parking Decks.

Tables are available to reserve for the Banks and Shane Concert by emailing Maryclaire Andres at maryclaire@dmm-adv.com  for a table for six people.  Cost is 45.00 per reserved concert table.

The family friendly festival will host Hurricane Wilson and Hoosier Daddy as well for musical entertainment and there will be a Classic Cruise IN Car Show on Cherokee Street!

Net proceeds of the event benefit the following non profit organizations:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cobb County

Earl Smith Strand Theatre

Marietta Museum of History

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art

Gone with the Wind Museum.

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