The Fourth of July holiday is here with plenty of food, fun and fireworks to go around! We’ve got all of the great activities to enjoy around town this holiday week. For more events, 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.
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 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.
11th Annual GA 400 Hospitality Hwy Bike Ride. Ride your bike on the forbidden Hwy GA 400. All lanes are closed so you can ride safely and get the thrill of a lifetime. Join 1,700 other riders to embark on a memorable ride of 9, 27, 45, 62 or 101 miles throughout the best roads in North Georgia filled with horse farms and small country roads. Registration: 5:30am; Ride: 7am (Arrive before 6:30am). $45/adults, $30/youth (12-18) in advance. Start/Finish Sky Zone parking lot, Kings Market Shopping Center, 1425 Market Boulevard, Roswell. More info: www.ga400century.com.
Birds Eye Parade View. Get a birds-eye view of the Marietta’s 4th of July parade from the rooftop on the Strand. A cash bar will include morning beverages. Doors open at 9am; parade 10am-12pm. $10. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.
Fireworks on the Fourth! The Strand’s festive terrace is a spectacular venue to see the sky light up on the fourth of July! Guests will enjoy watching Marietta’s dazzling fireworks from the fourth level Cobb Terrace with a cocktail in hand. Doors open at 6pm; fireworks at 9pm. $25. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.