Mableton Community Day Features 5K, Car Show, Food, Fun, Music

The Mableton Community Day Celebration is set for May 21 at the Mable House complex in Mableton.

The day-long activities begin at 8 a.m. with the first annual 5K Road Race. Afterward, there will be a wide variety of musical and stage performance entertainment, story-telling, tours of the Historic Mable House, arts and crafts, inflatable jumping devices, clowns, face painting and other kid-friendly activities.

A classic car show, featuring entries from area classic car clubs, will also be a part of the celebration.

The day will be capped off with the first of this year’s free Candlelight Series concerts at the Mable House Barnes amphitheatre sponsored by the South Cobb Arts Alliance.

The May 21 concert features Kerry Ayres & Rambunctious at 8 p.m. Kerry Ayres returns home to rock the house with a selection of oldies/rock ‘n roll. Admission is free, so everyone is welcome to come out.

Other upcoming concerts include Delta Moon on June 18, playing swampy, Southern Blues and Roxie Watson on August 20, featuring bluegrass.

The Mableton Community Day celebrates the end of another successful school year, promotes fellowship and supports community development in the Mableton and surrounding South Cobb County area. The celebration also highlights the ethnic and cultural diversity of the area. The third annual Mableton Business, Non-profit, Volunteer and Teacher of the Year awards will also be presented.

The celebration is lead by the Pebblebrook Junior Falcons Association, Mableton Improvement Coalition and South Cobb Arts Alliance, supported by many other area business and civic organizations which will provide funding and volunteers to help carry it out. Log on for more information about how you can sponsor or volunteer to help make the day another outstanding success at