Art in the Park 2012

Paint the perfect picture of a fun Labor Day weekend this year at the 26 th annual Art in the Park celebration. This event is a great way to celebrate the end of the season with the entire family, while also indulging in some of the South's finest artists. Even if art isn't your thing, surely you can find amusement in the fun that goes into creating a work of art of your own. Get those paint brushes ready! Saturday through Monday, September 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd from 10am to 5pm, Art in the Park 2012 takes place at Glover Park in historic Marietta Square.

According to the official press release sent to media outlets regarding the event, this year things are expected to be even bigger and better than before. Guests can look forward to "a fine art extravaganza featuring an artist market, children's art alley and the famous Painted Pots. Art displayed will include paintings, photography, pottery, graphic arts, sculptures, jewelry, woodworking from 150 of the country's finest artists. Festival guests will also have the opportunity to visit the unique shops and boutiques, restaurants, museums and galleries, take in a historic walking tour plus much more, all within walking distance to the festival."

In addition to the aforementioned events taking place, visitors can also look forward to the Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition for children in grades K-12. There is also the Artcar Palooza, which is a car show with wacky artcars and contraptions, plus classic customized, hot rod and low rider vehicles. Cars aren't the only mode of transportation that can get involved, as lawnmowers, motorcycles and scooters as also welcomed. This event is free and open to the public with free parking in the Cobb County Park Deck. For more information visit www.artparkmarietta.com . For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.