Art in the Park Festival in Marietta
Marietta’s Art in the Park Festival with 175 artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Monday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today for Chalk Art Display, Marietta Square. Free, free parking in the decks on Lawrence and Waddell Streets. ArtParkMarietta.com.
Crocheting in Jonesboro
Crochet Club, 10 a.m. today, Headquarters Branch, 865 Battle Creek Road, Jonesboro for participants of all levels. Free. 770-473-3850.
Gold Rush Festival in Villa Rica
Pine Mountain Gold Museum Gold Rush Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica with pioneer dress, demonstrations, craft vendors and entertainment. Free. Linda Shaw, lshaw@VillaRica.org, 770-459-8455. PineMountainGoldMuseum.com.
Extreme sports, music tour in Kennesaw
The Extreme Tour, a cultural outreach project featuring sports and music that aims to reach at-risk and counter culture youth with services and resources that would assist them in making positive, as well as healthy decisions for a successful life. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Kennesaw Skatepark, 3140 Old 41 Highway NW. Free. TheExtremeTour.com.
End-of-Summer Celebration in Roswell
Roswell’s End-of-Summer Celebration, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Centennial High School, 9310 Scott Road for families with music by The Free Byrds and Back Trax, carnival games, giant inflatables, face painting, children’s twist contest, a food vendor and fireworks to benefit many Centennial High School clubs. 770-650-4230.
Smyrna 5K on Labor Day
Smyrna 5K by Adventure Outdoors and Smyrna Police Distributors for Smyrna Public Safety Foundation and Smyrna Optimist Club, 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. Monday, Smyrna Village Green Circle, 1305 Bank St. SE. $25 to $30. Register: Smyrna5K.itsyourrace.com. SmyrnaOptimist.org, SmyrnaPSF.org.
Parade, BBQ in Douglasville
Douglasville Labor Day Parade and BBQ, 10 a.m. Monday with parade by the Sweetwater Shrine Club on Church Street from Fairburn Road to Rose Avenue and BBQ in Hunter Park after the parade by Douglasville Masonic Lodge 289. Free. JoeMiller3555@bellsouth.net, 470-262-5084.
Aesop’s Fables puppets in Atlanta
“The Tortoise, the Hare and Other Aesop’s Fables” for ages 2 and up, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 20, Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW. $9.25 to $16.50. puppet.org.