By: Susanna, Pie Bar Marietta
August is here! Summer is going by quickly, but there is still so much fun left to be had in Marietta and it looks like plenty more warm weather to come!
August is going to be full of fun and interesting activities in the Square. Whether you're a history buff, musical theater fan, or just looking for a night out to enjoy some wonderful live music, you'll find something to enjoy this month!
As part of their On Doing History presentation series, the Marietta History Center is inviting historians, archivists, preservationists, and more to present their work and answer questions. This series is the perfect opportunity for those working in the history field or anyone interested in local history to learn from experts. This month, on August 13th at 2 pm, they will have the Marietta History Center Collections Manager and resident historian of the Marietta City Cemetery, Christa McCay, to present her preservation work, methods, and research. Come learn about Marietta's history and make sure to keep an eye out for the next On Doing History presentation!
To learn more and purchase tickets click right here!
The Lyric Theater will be putting on Guys and Dolls from August 25th to September 4th. Set in Times Square during the 1930s, Guys and Dolls is about a couple of gamblers in the city and the women who love them! Filled with loveable troublemakers and entertaining schemes, this play has been a fan favorite on Broadway for 70 years and is a multiple Tony award-winner. This performance will be sure to impress any musical theater fan! Enjoy a night out to the theater with Guys and Dolls!
For more information and tickets you can click right here!
If live music is more your thing, the Square will be continuing its Glover Park Concert Series this August. The Brotherhood, a Doobies Tribute band will be performing at 8 pm on the 26th. The outdoor concerts in the Square are always a good time! Come with your family or go out for date night, it's a great activity for all ages. With the concert being in Glover Park, there are plenty of options for dinner in the Square before the concert (and dessert after)! The concert is free and open to the public, but if you're looking to reserve a front-row table you can visit the Marietta website by clicking right here!
These are just a few of the exciting events happening in the Square this month. There's always something fun going on in Marietta, so make sure you visit and bring your friends and family! Oh and don't forget to stop by Pie Bar and say hi!