Third Annual Taste of West Cobb

Saturday, Apr 17, 8:00AM

Atlanta – The Avenue® West Cobb announces the third annual Taste of West Cobb in support of Hillgrove High School Music Education Programs. The free culinary and music festival will be hosted by the open-air lifestyle center in Marietta on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. With more than 30 of the finest restaurants in Cobb County, the 2010 Taste of West Cobb will be a delectable event with children’s activities and entertainment from Hillgrove High School’s student band members, as well as other local bands, dance companies and choruses.
Each participating restaurant, including Aspens Signature Steaks, Great Harvest Bread Company, Johnny's Pizza, La Parrilla, Maggiano's Little Italy, Moe's Southwest Grill, Panera Bread, Romano's Macaroni Grill, Stevi B's Pizza Buffet, Theo's Bros. Bakery, West Cobb Diner and Zaxby's, will feature popular signature menu items at special “taste” prices of $1 to $4. Event admission is free and taste tickets can be purchased in packs of 20. Taste of West Cobb ticket proceeds will benefit the award-winning Hillgrove High School Music Education Program.
“Community support from the Taste of West Cobb has been instrumental in the Hillgrove Band program growing from 60 students when Hillgrove High School opened in 2006, to over 200 in the music education program,” said Christopher Ferrell, Hillgrove High School Director of Bands. “Not only has the band grown in numbers, but the music program has been recognized for music excellence.”
Family activities and children's entertainment will be provided by participating retailers and other Partners in Education, including Hillgrove High School Bands, Kemp Elementary School, Lost Mountain Middle School, Lovinggood Middle School, Spirit of the Dance Group, Learning Express and Natural Body Spa & Shop. In addition, attendees will have the chance to win more than $1,000 in raffle prizes from The Avenue retailers and participating community supporters.
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About The Avenue®
The Avenue, introduced by Cousins Properties Incorporated in 1998, is an outdoor lifestyle center concept with eight locations throughout the Southeast. The Avenue offers a dynamic mix of premier national retailers, select local merchants and specialty restaurants reflective of local demand and fashion trends. The shopping destination features an open-air, pedestrian friendly setting convenient to major metropolitan areas. Shoppers can visit The Avenue at one of its five metro Atlanta locations, or in suburban Nashville, Tenn., suburban Memphis, Tenn. or Viera, Fla. For more information about The Avenue, please visit
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