Fall officially begins on Monday and Cobb County gets to enjoy a week off from school next week! Here are some events around town to keep the fall fun going all week long. For more to do, 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.
Brown Bag Concerts. Grab a lunch from around the square or bring your own and enjoy a concert in Glover Park. Noon. Free. Glover Park at Historic Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.mariettaga.gov/193/Brown-Bag-Concerts.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 2
Sports Memorabilia Exhibit. The “An American Sports Empire” is a special exhibit highlighting the private collection of sports memorabilia showcasing A.G. Spalding, his company and early American sports’ history. Monday-Saturday: 10am-4pm. $7/Adults; $5/Students & Seniors; Free/Active Military, Members & Children under 5. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: www.mariettahistory.org.
SEPTEMBER 20-22 12
Angry Jurors. A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. the murder is re-enacted and a new murder threat is born before their eyes. Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors become angry. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. $19-$22. Act 3 Productions, 6285-R Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. More info: www.act3productions.org or 770-241-1905.
In The Heights. In this Tony award-winning musical, encounter the many colorful residents of Washington Heights — a New York City neighborhood on the brink of change. Friday-Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. $30-$40. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/tickets: www.theatreinthesquare.net or 770-426-4800.
Love Fear Loss presented by the Atlanta Ballet. Inspired by the poignant personal life of French singer Édith Piaf and her music, Love Fear Loss follows the love story of the late songstress through her classic works. Friday: 8pm; Saturday: 2pm & 8pm; Sunday: 2pm. $22-$127. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: www.cobbenergycentre.com or 770-916-2800.
SEPTEMBER 20-22 & 25-29
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, a wealthy Southern family faces a shattering revelation in one night that will strip all pretense away from their lives. It’s the ultimate American portrait of a dysfunctional family. Times vary by date see website for showtimes. $29-$53. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info/tickets: www.get.org.
North Georgia State Fair. Metro Atlanta’s largest fair. Enjoy rides, live music, and farm animals. Monday-Thursday: 4-11pm; Friday: 4pm-midnight; Saturday: 10am-midnight; Sunday: 12:30-10pm. $5/advance before 9/19; $7/gate; free/under 10; $5/parking. Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: northgeorgiastatefair.com or call 770-528- 8989.
Artillery Demonstrations. Artillerists explain the steps of firing a cannon by detailing the role of each person working the cannon. Afterwards, the process is performed in real time and the cannon is fired. 11am, 12 noon, 2pm & 3pm. Free. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw. More info: www.nps.gov/kemo/index.htm.
Museum Day. Free Admission to Museums for Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day. Tickets available for download. Hours vary. Free. More info on participating museums/ tickets: www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2019.
Pop-In for Family Fun at the Marietta Museum of History. Crafts and activities will be provided to create a fun learning environment that explores different topics of history with a local focus. This month’s theme is Fall Crafts. 10:30am-3:30pm. $5/person; $20/family cap. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or www.mariettahistory.org.
SEPTEMBER 21 & 22
53rd Annual Roswell Arts Festival presented by the Roswell Recreation Association. Come out and enjoy artists and craftsmen from across the Southeast, local singers, children’s painting, sand art, and food vendors. Saturday and Sunday: 10am-5pm. Free. Historic Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta Street, Roswell. More info: 770-640-3253 or roswellartsfestival.com.
Marietta Grassroots Music Festival. A music festival hosting bands from across metro Atlanta to showcase local talent. Saturday: 3-9pm. Sunday: 1-5pm. Free. Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: mariettagrassroots.org.
Marietta Streetfest presented by The Marietta Museum of History. Free activities for the whole family. Artisans, antique dealers, bands and soloists, children’s zone and the popular Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show (Saturday only). Saturday: 9am-9pm. Sunday: 11am-5pm. Free. Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.mariettastreetfest.com.
Guided Mountaintop Hike. Ranger–led hike to the top of Big Kennesaw Mountain. The hike will focus on local and Civil War history, as well some of the ecology of the area. 2:30-4pm. Free. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlerfield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw. More info: www.nps.gov/kemo/index.htm.
Tee It Up for Make-A-Wish Georgia Charity Golf Outing hosted by J. Christopher’s and Reveille. Registration includes golf, food and drinks. 11:30am Shotgun start. $175/person or $600/foursome. Indian Hills Country Club, 4001 Clubland Drive, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org or www.jchristophers.com/charitygolf.
Greater Atlanta Business Expo. Bankers, realtors, insurance, tech, HR, benefits, payroll, merchant processing, mortgage, health related, wireless, legal, security, home remodel, direct sales, financial, automotive, promo items, business services and more. 4-8:30pm. Free/General Admission by September 20; $22.85/day of event. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta. More info/tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/greater-atlanta-business-exposept-24-2019-tickets-60574399660.
Chattahoochee Sunset Sips. Enjoy a night out with families and friends for a fabulous concert. Bring a picnic and grab a beverage or snack (beer and wine available for purchase). This is a laid back, family friendly series and CNC’s grounds are open for you to explore. 7-9:30pm. Free/members; $10/adults; $7/seniors and students ages 13-18; $6/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.