The fall season is kicking into full swing, and that means a full calendar of activities happening all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE.



Marietta Square Farmers Market features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. Saturday 9am-12pm and Sunday 12-3pm. Rain or shine. Now open all year (Sundays from May-October). Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or



Church Wide Indoor Yard Sale. Furniture, toys, books, and much more. 8am-2pm. Chestnut Ridge Christian Church, 2663 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 770-971-8888 or

Run Like It Matters 5K/10K presented by Y Run Club. Supports the YMCAs of East Cobb and the Summer Feeding Program. 7:30am. 5K: $30. 10K: $35. Northeast Cobb YMCA, 3010 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info:



Chalktoberfest. Features 80+ professional chalk artists creating works of art from the old masters on the streets of historic Marietta Square. Additionally, there will be a craft beer festival, competition chalk section, concerts on the Square and much more. Beer Festival tickets on sale beginning August 1. $35 for the first 500 tickets; $40 for the second 500 tickets; and, $45 at the door. Over 100 craft beers will be available for tasting. The rest of the festival is free to the public. Saturday: 10am-9pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm. More info: 770-528-1444 or

7th Annual International Fall Festival. Featuring “live” music, delicious international food and bakery items, an outdoor market, vendors, church tours and fun activities for children. Saturday, 11:30am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm. Admission: $1. St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church, 1765 Woodstock Road, Roswell. More info:


OCTOBER 8 & 11

The Abduction from the Seraglio presented by Atlanta Opera. The Abduction from the Seraglio is a farcical, colorful romance, and was one of Mozart’s first successes as a composer. Tickets: $35-$131. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: or 404-881-8801.



Museum Mice Tour. Marietta Museum of History invites children ages 3 to 5 years old for its Museum Mice Tour. Preschoolers are led into a lifelong love of history with the award-winning Mice Tours. 10:30-11:30am, $5/family. Reservations are required for the tour. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Suite #200, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or



9th Annual Girls’ Night Out sponsored by 10 Women of Hope. A special evening with some of your favorite retailers and artists, providing unique shopping opportunities and experiences, all in the spirit of raising funds for single moms who need a hand up. Silent auction, light dinner, beer, wine, soft drinks, and specialty gifts promise to make this year’s event memorable and fun for all. 5-8pm. A minimum donation of $25 is requested. Tickets are available at the door. The Brickyard at Marietta Station, 129 Church Street, Marietta. More info:



From the Mountains to the Sea opening reception: Thursday, October 13, 6-8pm. An exquisite collection of new original oil paintings by accomplished Atlanta area artists Debra Nadelhoffer, Millie Gosch, Amanda Lovett, and Katherine Moore. Featured artists will be present at opening reception. Show continues through Oct. 22. Free and open to the public. Frameworks Gallery, 1205 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-973-6701 or