Sunset at the P.A.R.K.S. free movie series presented by 104.7 the Fish and Sprint. Pre‐movie activities begin at 6:30 p.m. “The Good Dinosaur” begins at dusk. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Lost Mountain Park, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs.
Out of Box Theatre presents “The Credeaux Canvas” by Keith Bunin, 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday. Mature content advisory: nudity. Audience members younger than 18 will not be admitted. Out of Box Theatre is a 501(c)3 non‐profit professional theater located in the Artisan Resource Center at 585 Cobb Parkway South, Marietta, GA 30060. Season tickets are $17‐$25. 678‐ 653‐4605. www.outofboxtheatre.com.
Boating Safety Class, sponsored by the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 22, will be held 9 a.m.‐5 p.m. Entry‐level class takes place indoors at the Roberts School Community Center. Fee is $20. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sixth annual Hero Run 5K and 1‐mile fun run, benefitting wounded veterans, begins with 6:30 a.m. packet pickup and registration. Next come the 7:30 a.m. 1‐mile fun run and 8 a.m. 5K race. Races start on Main Street in front of Kennesaw First Baptist Church. The 5K is an official qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race and part of the Kennesaw Grand Prix series. http://kennesawgrandprix.com/
Art Show: Life in Atlanta. The free, juried art show offers a mix of oils, watercolor, acrylic and pastel paintings as well as pencil and charcoal drawings. The show is at Living Hope Church, 3450 Stilesboro Road, Kennesaw. www.livinghopega.com.
Allatoona Trail Festival Saturday: 8 a.m. Dirty Spokes 5K/15K trail runs, 9 a.m.‐2 p.m. bike demos, 10 a.m.‐2 p.m. Jump Jam on MoFlow/Knuckle Sandwich. Sunday: 8 a.m. Voodoo All‐A‐Toona 25‐mile bike race. Allatoona Creek Trails, 5690 Old Stilesboro Road, Acworth, GA 30101. www.westgeorgiatrailraces.com. www.dirtyspokes.com.
Senior Luncheon, sponsored by the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at noon at the Roberts School Community and Education Center, 4681 School St., Acworth. Bingo will follow the meal. Free to all senior citizens.
Fifth annual Aloha Auction to benefit Aloha to Aging Inc., will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Mansour Center, 995 Roswell St. NE, Marietta. Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door, and include heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts and entertainment from the Parrot Island band. Aloha to Aging Inc., serves seniors, aging care receivers and family caregivers. To purchase tickets, call 770‐722‐7641 or visit www.alohatoaging.org.
Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival in Kennesaw will be held 6‐10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.‐10 p.m. Saturday at Adams Park. Featuring a Kansas City Barbeque Society‐sanctioned competition, recognized as a Georgia State championship event, in addition to Backyard BBQ, Anything Butt and Peach Dessert contests. A Kids’ Que cookoff for youth is new this year. More than $16,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to contest winners. Live music, more than 200 vendors and exhibitors and a family‐friendly Kid Zone will be part of the festival. For more details, visit www.pigsandpeaches.com.
The Great Southern Food Truck Rally will take place noon‐9 p.m. at the Kennesaw State University Sports and Entertainment Park/Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Featuring 40 food trucks, live entertainment, lawn games and activities, and sponsor exhibits and giveaways. For ticket information, call 678‐701‐ 6114, check us out on Facebook or visit www.greatsouthernfoodtruckrally.com.
Georgia Peach Women’s Sprint Triathlon. Join us for the Georgia Peach Women’s Sprint Triathlon held at on Sunday, Aug. 28. The race begins with a 400‐yard swim in Lake Allatoona, followed by a fast 13‐ mile bike course through downtown Acworth, and finishing with a 5K run! The 5K course begins at Dallas Landing Park and ends in downtown Acworth. Parking at Dallas Landing will be for participants only. Spectators are asked to park in downtown Acworth. Visit http://gamultisports.com for more information and to register.