Cobb County Seniors can enjoy their own morning of fun activities on Friday, Sept. 23 at the North Georgia State Fair in Marietta. A previous release listed the date as Sept. 22.
That's opening day, and the fair will offer the special activities for seniors 55 and over prior to its public opening hours:
8:00 am, Breakfast (while supplies last)
9:00-9:30 am, Stayin' Alive Crew
9:00 am- 1:00 pm, Petting Barn and Non- commercial Exhibition Hall 10:00 am: Bingo
10:00 am, Bingo
11:00 am-1:00 pm, Ride the Georgia Mountain Lift
11:00 am, Rosaire's Royal Racers
11:30 am, The Birdman
12:00 pm, One Wheel Wonder Wesley Williams
12:00 pm, Bingo
A free shuttle service also will be provided to seniors throughout the fair grounds during this special event period.
Seniors also can return later in the day for free admission after 4 pm, when the fair opens for the evening to the general public.
The North Georgia State Fair is open Sept. 23 through Oct. 2, and is held at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. The largest fair in metro Atlanta, the event attracts over 350,000 people every year from north Georgia and neighboring states. The Fair features live music, a variety of free attractions including world class ground acts from around the globe, petting barns featuring barnyard and exotic animals, flower shows; blue ribbon competitions for handmade goods and items, entertainment, and an incredible array of fair foods. A large carnival midway will offer more games, entertainment and rides. Plus, a bull riding event will be featured on Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 2.