Big Shanty Festival. 9:30 a.m. parade starts with festival 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 17 and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, April 18. Free admission. downtown Kennesaw near the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. 770-423-1330. kennesawbusiness.org.
The Big Shanty Festival brings a parade, live entertainment and over 250 booths with fun activities, merchants and food vendors to downtown Kennesaw.
“On Golden Pond.” 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18, with additional dates. $25. Roberts School Community and Education Center, 4681 School St., Acworth. 770-672-0294. acworthculturalarts.org.
The timeless classic “On Golden Pond,” which tells the story of an estranged father and daughter, will be performed live on stage.
Truck & Car Show. 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, April 17. Spectators free, participants $25-$40. Town Center at Cobb (Sears…