James Farmer, a floral, landscape and interior designer will speak 11:30 a.m. Nov. 28 at the Marietta Country Club, as part of the Cobb County Library Foundation’s Booked for Lunch series. Farmer was raised in Georgia, in a lifestyle that emphasized using materials from the family farm for food, décor, and flavor. Tickets are $25, which includes lunch. Info: http://cobblibraryfoundation.org
The family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has served notice to Gov. Nathan Deal that it wants input into any monument to the slain civil rights leader erected on state Capitol grounds – if the state expects free use of King’s copyrighted likeness.