The Galleria Chat appears on this blog each Thursday. The Chat provides a hearty helping of events and announcements to keep you in the know about the area surrounding the Atlanta Galleria Office Park. So without further ado …
Good Eatin’. True barbeque lovers are in for a treat at the City of Kennesaw’s Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival, to be held this weekend at Adams Park.
The event will feature food from the best barbeque joints from across Atlanta, as well as a barbeque contest, live music, local artists and a Kid Zone complete with inflatables, games and activities.
Admission is free of charge. The event runs Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Adams Park is located at 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw. Click here for more information.
Staying Social. Join the Cobb Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 27, as it hosts a Business University session entitled “Social Media Marketing Strategies,” a two-hour presentation by Howard Flint, president of Ghost Partner. He will discuss best practices for engaging with your customers through social media and how to develop a social media strategy.
The presentation will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Chamber’s headquarters at 240 Interstate North Parkway. The seminar is free to attend.
Click here to register.
Networking Fun. Join the Cobb Young Professionals (CYP) as they host their August Program featuring Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens next Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event will feature the opportunity to network before Olens’ remarks as well as food and refreshments.
The event will be held at the Cobb Safety Village, located at 1220 Al Bishop Drive. Chamber members can register for free online. General admission is $20. The deadline to register is Aug. 26 at 12 p.m.
Beauty and the Beer. Head over to The Earl Smith Strand Theatre this Saturday for the Brew with a View event. The theatre has a great rooftop terrace with views of the Marietta Square and Kennesaw Mountain, and those 21 and older are invited for beer, wine and cocktails starting at 6:00 p.m.
There is no cover charge. Visit the Strand Theatre’s website for more information.