the marietta sternwheeler festival is coming up quick. its sept. 7-8-9. if your even close to the area( by boat or car) you should stop by and see it. there are several huge sternwheelers,lots of entertainment and the food is to die for. saturday evening always has lots of good bands and singers and the fireworks show is one of the best in the state. stop by,tie off,have some food,a cold beer and enjoy the show.