Things to do in Atlanta this weekend I May 18-20 Touch-A-Truck and Meet-A-Princess, Saturday, in Duluth 2018 Marietta Greek Festival, Friday-Sunday, in Marietta Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes, in Kirkwood, Saturday Alpharetta Art in the Park, Saturday, in downtown Alpharetta

4 of the best things to do in Cobb this weekend 

You’re probably thinking ‘rain, rain, go away,’ but reality is you’ll see lots of it this weekend.

If you’re thinking of heading out outside this weekend, you might want to keep your umbrella handy. The weekend forecast predicts a 60 percent chance of rain and storms across metro Atlanta, according to Channel 2 meteorologists. Cobb is expected to see a high of 85 degrees on Sunday.

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Here’s what to add to your agenda of things to do this weekend in Cobb:

8th Annual Rose Garden Gala. 6-10 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Ticket prices vary. Smith Gilbert Gardens. 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw. 770-919-0248. www.smithgilbertgardens.com.

Enjoy an evening stroll through the roses, a little live music and wine at Smith-Gilbert Gardens this Saturday during the 8th Annual Rose Garden Gala.

Pop-In for Family Fun: Historic Preservation! 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. $5 per person, $20 family cap. Marietta Museum of History. 1 Depot St., Marietta. 770-794-5710. www.mariettahistory.org.

Explore the Marietta Museum of History and learn all about historic preservation at this special Pop-In on Saturday. 

Marietta Greek Festival
Photo: Courtesy of Marietta Greek Festival, Inc./For the AJC

2018 Marietta Greek Festival. 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 18 through 20. $5 for adults, free for children ages 12 and under. Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church. 3431 Trickum Road, Marietta. 770-924-8080.www.mariettagreekfestival.com.

Experience the traditions and flavors of Greek culture at the Marietta Greek Festival, which takes place at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church from May 18 to 20. You'll see authentic Greek performances in the only Greek amphitheater in the South, traditional foods, live music, games and activities, arts and crafts and a guided tour of the Byzantine-themed sanctuary.

Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21. Ticket prices vary. Cobb Galleria Centre. 2 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta. 770-955-8000. www.gfafexpo.com.

If you're interested in becoming gluten free (or trying to stay that way), make sure to stop by the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo where you can get answers to all your questions, chat with experts, watch educational sessions, shop from vendors and more.

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