This week brings many to reflect as we say goodbye to 2019 and anticipate what 2020 will bring! East Cobb will be bustling with festivities and cheer while we ring in the new year! Check out these local events to enjoy during the end of our winter break holiday. For more ideas, click 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.
Marietta Square Farmers Market features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. 9am-12 noon. Rain or shine. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
Frosty! A Very Merry Musical! It’s December 23rd and Paddy Moran, a homeless man living in Central Park, befriends an orphan named Billy who has come to New York in order to keep a promise made to his mother: to build the best snowman ever. Billy builds a snowman and places a magical hat on its head, christening his new friend “Frosty.” Magically, Frosty comes to life and leads Billy on an adventure through the streets of New York. Shows at 2:30pm & 7:30pm. $22.50-$35. Marietta’s Theatre on the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/Tickets: www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Countdown to Noon New Year’s. Come countdown to noon in this kid-friendly celebration of New Year’s! Make party hats, enjoy some fun crafts, and dance the morning away all before we countdown to noon! 11:15am-12 noon. Free. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra New Year’s Eve Celebration. Enjoy ringing in the new year with The Atlanta Symphony. VIP ticket includes dinner. Decadent Dessert package also available during intermission or after the performance. 8pm. $60-$75/reserved tickets; $150/VIP ticket; $20.20/ Decadent Dessert package. City Springs, Byers Theatre, 1 Gambos Way, Sandy Springs. More info/Tickets: www.citysprings.com.
The NYE Royalty Show: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin & Queen. The Georgia Players Guild will ring in the new year with a tribute concert honoring the musical legacy of rock super groups Led Zeppelin and Queen. 9pm. Tickets: $35/ advance; $40/starting December 29; $60/advance VIP; $65/week-of VIP. Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theater, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.
Winter Break Craft at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Walk the Enchanted Woodland Trail and get inspiration for your own tiny home: a decorative bird house made from recycled toilet paper rolls. 11am-12pm noon. $10/ adults; $7/seniors (age 65+) & students (ages 13-18); $6/ children (ages 3-12); Free/ages 2 and under & members. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Tara Vaughan’s SHE ROCKS: The Women of Rock Concert presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Multi-talented musician Tara Vaughan takes us on a rockin’ ride through the 60s, 70s, and 80s with the hits of the world’s greatest female rockers. Backed by an all-star band. Wednesday: 7:30pm; Thursday & Friday: 8pm; Saturday: 4pm & 8pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. $28-$36. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info/Tickets: www.get.org.