Things to do in Cobb for Memorial Day weekend

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Things to do for Memorial Day in Atlanta Even though rain is in the Memorial Day weekend's forecast, keep these top picks for Memorial Day events in Atlanta on your agenda. Red, White, Bluegrass, & Bach, Friday Memorial Day Weekend at Stone Mountain, Friday-Monday Ceremony at Marietta National Cemetery, Monday Georgia Renaissance Festival, Saturday-Monday

Honor our fallen military heroes and show your local veterans that you appreciate their sacrifice and devotion to their country by attending one of the many ceremonies happening around town this Memorial Day weekend.

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Mark your calendar for one of these Memorial Day events in Cobb County:

Remember When Club: Underground Cobb

10:30 a.m., Friday, May 25, Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot St., Marietta, 770-794-5710, www.mariettahistory.org, Free (donations accepted).

Journey back in time with the Remember When Club as they discuss "Underground Cobb's" archaeology, rumored tunnels and more.

Civil War Music Program

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 26, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr., Kennesaw, 770-427-4686 www.nps.gov, Free.

Experience the music of the Civil War with living historians and musicians, including the Decatur Fife and Drum, Three Rivers Fife and Drum and The Tiger Band.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, May 26-28, Town Center at Cobb, 400 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway NW, Kennesaw, www.simon.com

Give blood for those in need and receive a free t-shirt at the American Red Cross Blood Drive taking place all weekend Town Center at Cobb.

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Artillery Demonstrations at Kennesaw Mountain

Credit: Courtesy of National Park Service

Artillery Demonstrations at Kennesaw Mountain
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Artillery Demonstrations at Kennesaw Mountain

Credit: Courtesy of National Park Service

Credit: Courtesy of National Park Service

Artillery Demonstrations at Kennesaw Mountain

Times available throughout the day, Sunday, May 27, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw, 770-427-4686, www.nps.gov. Free.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park will host artillery demonstrations throughout the day on Sunday with cannon firings and demonstrations.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to remove a Memorial Day event in Smyrna, Tennessee, that was inadvertently included.