It’s fall for a few more weeks and there’s a festive spirit all around town. Grab your friends and family and get out and enjoy the fun! 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.
EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY THROUGH DECEMBER 1
Good Mews Holiday Décor Market. Get started on your holiday shopping at the Good Mews annual Holiday Décor Market. Choose from festive fall décor, collectibles, ornaments and tree trimmings, knick-knacks and so much more! Proceeds go to Good Mews Animal Foundation, a cage free no-kill shelter for cats. Saturdays: 10am-5pm; Sundays: 12-5pm. Free admission. Sandy Plains Shopping Center, 1860 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 202, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: goodmews.org.
The Grown Up presented by Out of Box Theatre. Ten year old Kai is given a magical crystal doorknob by his grandfather that enables him to travel through space and time to see future events in his life. The further along he goes, the less he feels like he’s seeing into his future, but more that he is living life as most people do; all too quickly. Both poignantly sad and zany, Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison expands on the notion that life is too short to miss any moment of it. $15.90-$23.32. Monday, Friday & Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. Out of Box Theatre, 585 Cobb Parkway South (located inside the Artisan Resource Center), Marietta. More info: outofboxtheatre.com.
NOVEMBER 15-17, 21
Baby presented by Act 3 Productions. Is there anything more exciting, frightening and utterly transformational than impending parenthood? Three couples on a university campus deal with the painful, rewarding and agonizingly funny consequences of the universal experience of pregnancy and upcoming parenthood. Experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, as well as the desperate lows and the comic highs that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. Tickets: $16-33. Act3 Playhouse, 6285-R Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. More Info/Tickets: act3productions.org.
Mistletoe Market presented by Junior League of Cobb-Marietta. More than 50 vendors from across the Southeast. Thursday: 6-9pm ($25 includes swag bag, light bites, two beverages, entertainment and early shopping access); Friday: 10am-7pm; Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 10am-4pm. $8/advanced; $10/at the door. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More Info/Tickets: jlcm.org/fundraiser/mistletoe-market.
Sesame Street Live!: Let’s Party. Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood. Friday: 10:30am & 6pm; Saturday: 10am & 2pm; Sunday: 2pm. $20-$60. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/ Tickets: cobbenergycentre.com.
Disney’s Finding Nemo Kids, presented by The British Academy of Performing Arts (BAPA) – Musical Theatre Company, is a brand-new musical which BAPA was chosen by the Walt Disney organization to pilot. 3pm & 6pm shows. $15. Sewell Mill Cultural Arts Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/Tickets: bapa.us.
Mabry Animal Hospital Open House. Come tour the animal hospital. Pet adoptions by Bark Town will be on hand as well as a petting zoo, vendor fair, food, and other fun activities. A $5 raffle ticket can win you a huge vet package valued at over $200, with proceeds benefiting Bark Town. noon-4pm. Free. Mabry Animal Hospital, 4540 Mabry Road, Roswell/East Cobb. More info: 770-578-2622 or mabryvet.com.
Titan Tidings Christmas Gift Show. Over 110 vendors offering jewelry, holiday and home décor items, clothing and accessories, pottery, glassware, knits, monogramming, gourmet food items, children’s items, fine art and a huge bake sale. Saturday: 9am-5pm; Sunday: 10am-3pm. $2; No strollers. Blessed Trinity High School, 11320 Woodstock Road, Roswell. More info: 678-277-9083 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlanta Lab Rescue 5K. Bring the family, kids and dogs out for one of their largest fundraisers. Peachtree qualifier race. Packet pick-up: Friday, 3-7pm; Big Peach Running Company, 1062 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. Race: 9am. $35. Midway at Jim R. Miller Park, 1082 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta. More info/registration: atlantalabrescue.com.
Family Game Night. A fun-filled night of games, puzzles and reading for the whole family! No screens allowed! Bring your favorite board games, card games, and puzzles to share with friends old and new. 5-7pm. Free. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: cobbcat.org or 770-528-2524.
Human Services Award Luncheon. The Jack Vaughan, Jr. Human Services award was established in 1994 in memory of his unselfish dedication to public service. Jack Vaughan, Jr. was a state representative and member of the Cobb Community Collaborative who strongly advocated for those less fortunate in our community. In memory of Jack’s service, the Cobb Collaborative honors a volunteer and a professional who have gone above and beyond to serve those in need. Sponsorships available. 11:30am-1pm. $25. Mansour Center, 955 Roswell Street NE, Marietta. More Info/Tickets: cobbcollaborative.org/the-26th-annual-human-servicesluncheon.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration. An inspiring and uplifting community Thanksgiving celebration of music and reflection, with a healthy dose of humor. This annual celebration brings together clergy, lay leaders and choirs from more than a dozen different religious beliefs to recognize what they have in common and celebrate our uniqueness. Open to all. 7pm. Free. Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: kolemeth.net/specialservices