FESTIVALS THIS WEEKEND
Art in the Park: Marietta Square and Glover Park ,50 N. Park Square, Marietta, Ga .,10 a.m .-5 p.m. Saturday-Monday, free admission; 175 artists in Marietta Square. www. artparkmarietta.com.
Balloon Fiesta: Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, 576 Highway 360, Vonore, Tenn., 2-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday ,$10 ages 5 and older, balloon glow set to music each night at dusk, free children’s area, tethered rides; benefits Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in Monroe County.www. monroelife balloon fiesta. com.
Butterfly Festival: Heritage High School, 3960 Poplar Springs Road, Ring gold, Ga .10 a.m .2 p.m. Saturday ,$10 per person ,$50 maximum per family, benefits Katie Beth Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund. 423- 413- 4128.
Crush Festival: Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, Ga., 12:30- 6 p.m. Sunday, $20, grape stomping, wine tastings, arts and crafts, food vendors, live music by Tommy Joe Conner 1-5 p.m. www.cartecayvineyards.com.
Labor Day Festival: Section Community Park, one block off Alabama Highway 35, Section, Ala .,10 a.m .-10 p.m. CDT Monday, free admission, music, contests, kids’ activities and barbecue. 256-228-3280.
Labor Day at the Post: Polo field on Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga .,11 a.m .-5 p.m. Monday, free admission, small charge for children’s activities; food and crafts vendors, music ,2 p.m. concert by James Rogers. 706861-2860.
Pioneer Days Festival: Sam Smith Park, 1155 Douthit Ferry Road, Cartersville, Ga., noon-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and noon -10 p.m. Monday ,$5 ages 13 and older ,$20 unlimited carnival rides; arts and crafts, carnival midway, music. www. pioneerdaysga.com.
- Compiled by staff writer Susan Pierce