The Wade Ford Concert Series will present Smooth Summer Nights Saturday, July 11, at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre. Featured artists include Joe Sommervile, Brian Simpson, Kim Waters, Peabo Bryson and Norman Brown. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m.
Terrace seats cost $50-$60 and lawn is $25. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster by clicking here, or in person at the amphitheatre box office. Mable House is located at 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton. For more information, visit mablehouse.org.
Families are invited to our Cobb County Safety Village to enjoy a fun-filled time of safety awareness 9 a.m.-noon, Friday, July 10. Activities will include a tour of Sparky's House, water safety games, free finger printing kits and up-close looks at emergency vehicles.
The cost will be $5 per person, with a maximum of $20 per family. Refreshments will be provided by Harry's Farmers Market. For group rates of 20 or more, call 770-852-3270. The Cobb County Safety Village is located at 1220 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta.
Mable House is hosting Food Truck Thursdays this summer and fall. The next several events will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 2, July 16 and July 30. Enjoy live music, arts and crafts and great food. "Moovies at the Mable" also continue Friday, July 10, with a free screening of "Rio 2." Admission and parking are free. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk. This is a rain or shine event. Bring your own food or purchase from concessions. Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre is located at 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton. For more information, visit mablehouse.org.