This week marks the official beginning of summer! Celebrate the summer all week around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE.
Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. It is available throughout the year and can be delivered when crews are in your area. More info: cobbemc.com/content/request-wood-chips.
Garden Tour at Barrington Hall. Discover how the gardens have been restored, receive gardening tips and learn about heirloom and native plants. Free tour of the historic gardens at Barrington Hall. Begins at the main house back porch. No reservations are necessary. 9:30am. Free. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info: roswellgov.com.
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Brew with a View sponsored by Red Hare Brewery. Come out for live music, drinks and a crystal clear view of the square and Kennesaw Mountain from the Cobb Terrace. No cover charge. Age 21+. 7-11pm. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.
EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Marietta Square Farmers Market featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads and cheese. Free. Saturday: 9am-12pm; Sunday: 12-3pm. Historic Marietta Square, 65 Church Street, Marietta. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com.
Christian Movie Night. Enjoy a different movie every week with popcorn, candy and soda. 7pm. Admission free. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Room 272/274, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Debbie.Dellano@jfbc.org.
EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY
A Raisin in the Sun. Meet the Younger family the day before they are getting a $10,000 insurance check from the death of the father, Walter Younger. Tensions increase as each member of the family tries to get their own way, eventually threatening to break apart their foundation completely. Thursday & Friday: 7:30pm; Saturday: 2:30pm & 7:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. $25+. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or www.theatreinthesquare.net.
THROUGH JUNE 23
Oliver! presented by Atlanta Lyric Theatre. The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. June 7 & 8: 8pm; June 9: 2pm; June 13-15: 8pm; June 16: 2pm; June 20 & 21: 8pm; June 22: 2pm & 8pm; June 23: 2pm. $36-$58. Cobb Civic Center, Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info/tickets: 404-377-9948 or atlantalyrictheatre.com.
JUNE 21 & 22
Cobb County Rodeo. Professional cowboys and cowgirls compete for championship points. Events include bareback riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping and barrel racing, trick riders and the rodeo clowns! 8pm. Tickets: $15/adults; $12/children. Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: www.cobbcountyrodeo.com.
JUNE 21-JULY 7
Clybourne Park. Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about the politics of race. June 21 & 22: 7:30pm; June 23: 2:30pm; June 28: 10:14am; June 29: 7:30pm; June 30: 2:30pm; July 5: 7:30pm; July 6: 7pm; July 7: 2:30pm. Tickets: $20-$30. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Marietta Square Artists Market features artwork created by juried artists showcasing the best of local work. 9am-2pm. Mill Street near Marietta Square. More info: www.artistsmarketmarietta.com.
Celebrating the Gentlemen presented by the Big Chicken Chorus. This show will feature many of Gentlemen’s Agreement’s classic renditions to be performed by the Big Chicken Chorus, the Atlanta Vocal Project, the Stone Mountain Chorus, and Chicken Little. Featured quartets performing will be Interstate Rivals, Category 4 and Quadraphonics. 3pm. Free. Byers Theatre, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. More info: bigchickenchorus.org.
Butterfly Encounter Photography Workshop. Join nature photographer Eric Bowles for a workshop to help you take better photographs of butterflies and other garden subjects. You’ll have private access to the Butterfly Encounter and the butterfly garden, along with classroom time to talk about technique, equipment, and tips. Registration required by July 19. Ages 16+. 10am-2pm. General Public: $40 General Public; Members: $30. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 x237, or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Fish with Your Commish and Coffee with a Cop. Come fish with Commissioner Birrell and meet Cobb County police officer Nathalie Jegg. Bring your fishing pole and fishing license! 3-5pm. Free; No registration required. 4055 Ebenezer Road, Marietta. More info: Nathalie.Jegg@cobbcounty.org or 770-499-3981.
Beetlejuice. What’s a couple of stay-at-home ghosts to do when their beloved home is taken over by trendy yuppies? They call on Beetlejuice, the afterlife’s freelance bio-exorcist to scare off the family – and everyone gets more than she, he or it bargains for. Tim Burton’s dark comedy cult-classic stars Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Winona Ryder, and the inimitable Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice. Tickets are $9 for adults, and $8 for seniors, students, and military. 8pm. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N Park Square, Marietta. More info: earlsmithstrand.org.