Friends, Beer & Wine Lovers:
We are back !!! We had a great time in Chile &
Argentina. This trip we not only had good company and great wine
& food, we had incredible photographers that took some awesome
pictures that we will share with you. April 2010 we are
off to South Africa. 20 of our 26 slots already have deposits so
contact us ASAP you are thinking about joining us.
REMINDERS: There is a lot going on this weekend.
Tonight is the First Friday Art Walk.
We will have Live entertainment and a
Beer Tasting beginning at 5. Saturday
the Marietta Daze Festival and
Farmers Market. Sunday May
3rd is our
North GA Wine Trip. (Note: Our bus
will have 58 seats- I have room for 4-5 more
people- Call ASAP if interested 770-919-1574. DETAILS
BELOW. P.s. Saturday is also Derby Day. Pick up some cold
wine , beer, and cheese or come watch it with us at the Marietta
FRIDAY, MAY 1st “First Friday on the
Square & Art Walk 2009” (6pm-9pm)
First Friday Art Walk is a free self-guided tour of the
Marietta Square’s galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants and
businesses on the first Friday of every month, April October
(except for July), rain or shine. New this year is “Artist’s
Alley” an area where artists can exhibits their works. The Artist’s
Alley will be in the courtyard outside the Marietta Welcome Center &
Visitors Bureau, in the historic train depot at 4 Depot Street.
Participating shops and galleries are open late and offer in-store events
and so much more. Art Walk Maps available at the Marietta Welcome Center
& participating shops. Get your map stamped at Art Walk
locations along the way and earn a free gift bag at the last
FRIDAY, MAY 1st “First Friday/Art Walk at
the Marietta Wine Market ” (6pm-9pm)
Featured Tasting: “Specialty Beers” $10pp. (5pm-8pm)
Christopher M’s Work will be on display from the Vining Gallery or Join
us for wine by the glass from our wine list. Complimentary
hors’dourves served from 5pm-9pm
Featured Vocal Artist: Tracey Adams .
Scary-etta Trolley Ghost Tour” (8:00-9:30pm)
Step aboard the trolley for a spirited 90 minute
fully-narrated ride through Marietta. Learn the history of Marietta
though the eyes of the dearly departed. Hear stories of the ghosts
residing in the Kennesaw House and the story of the haunted Mary Meinert
statue at the St. James Episcopal Cemetery. Walk briefly around the
Marietta City Cemetery and hear the story of Marietta’s most famous ghost
the “Lady in Black.” The ride concludes with a haunting at a local pub
and former fire house that is full of spirits, both supernatural and
intoxicating. Call 678-290-9193 to make your reservation or go to
for more information
SATURDAY, May 2nd “Marietta Square
Farmers Market”( 9 a.m.- 12 noon)
located on the Historic Marietta Square.
The market will take place every Saturday rain or
shine from May 2nd through August
2009 . The market has products that are Georgia grown, made or
produced. That include fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants,
flowers, honey, breads, garlic, cheese and other such items.
& Sunday May
“May-retta Daze Festival” (10:00 AM -
6:00 PM) On The Marietta Square May-retta Daze is an
annual, two day Arts and Crafts festival held the first weekend in May.
The festival draws artists and craftspeople from many southern states, as
well as local Georgia artists. In addition to a wide variety of
arts and crafts items, the festival also includes children’s activities
and free entertainment on the stage.
The show setting is at Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square. The
Square is the home of many antique and specialty stores, excellent
restaurants and interesting things to do. Our local history is recounted
at the Marietta History Museum just off the Square in the historic
The Marietta Fire Museum is located just 2 blocks from the Square on
Haynes Street. The museum houses historical fire equipment and several
older vehicles including the 1879 steam powered engine, the Aurora. The
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is also located just off the Square. The
museum has an excellent permanent collection and hosts traveling
An exciting new addition to the square is Scarlett on the Square, Gone
With the Wind Museum and a gift shop. The museum is home to a wonderful
collection of movie memorabilia.
SATURDAY, MAY 2nd (2:00- 4:00pm) Wine
Tasting at the Marietta Wine Market. “TBA” (Open to the Public)
Cost: $ Charity Donation: Marietta
Sunday, May 3rd (10am- 7:00 pm) “BUS
TOUR ON THE GEORGIA WINE HIGHWAY”
$85pp Join us May 3rd for a day
on the North GA Wine Trail. We will meet at the Marietta Wine Market at
10am. and begin the day with pastries, coffee & mimosas. Then off to
Dahlonega, GA and our first stop the Wolf Mountain Winery. There we will
enjoy their Sunday Brunch and take a tour of their winery.
From there it’s off to visit and tour the Frogtown & Montaluce
Wineries. Below is a list of optional events you can participate in while
on this tour. Arrival back at the Marietta Wine Market expected 7:00pm.
Don’t delay in making your reservations, as seating is
limited to 50 and will fill up quickly. If you would like to attend
simply call us at 770-919-1574 to make your reservation. We look
forward to seeing you. Visit our web site for more information about
these wineries, Sunday brunch and their wines.
Wolf Mountain Wine Makers Tasting -$10.00 per person
includes a sampling of their seven estate wines and a souvenir tasting
Frogtown Winery- $10.00-$10.00 per person includes a sampling ten
of their wines.
Montaluce Winery- $10.00pp includes a sampling of 4 wines or
simple purchase a glass of wine and enjoy the view.
Directions from I-75 S: Exit 265 North Marietta Loop,
Go West (RIGHT at end of ramp), You will cross over HWY 41. Turn left on
Church Street, this leads you to the Square, then turns into Old Powder
Springs at Marietta Pizza (Roswell Rd / Whitlock). We are located
between Marietta Pizza and the Alley Stage Theatre on the Square.
Thanks again for all of your support. Please feel free to send this
e-mail on to your friends. If you want to be added to our weekly event
e-mail list or need to be removed. Visit our web site
www.mariettawinemarket.com or send me back an
e-mail. Thanks again – Randall, Karen and