If your plans for Spring Break include a relaxing staycation, we’ve got plenty of great events around town for you to enjoy! For more events around town, 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: 678-355-3413.

Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $10/Adult, $6/Child (3-12), $7/Senior 65+, $7/ Student (Ages 13 -18), Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.

The Gritters Knitters. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in anyway? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome the only requirement is your enthusiasm! Just bring your yarn and yourself. Fridays: 11am-1pm. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2524.

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. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.

Eco-Tinker: Interactive Exhibits. Head outdoors for a nature-inspired tech and tinker stations where you can experiment and explore. There’s plenty to play with while you learn at STEM stations. Members: Free. $10/Adult, $6/Child (3-12), $7/Senior 65+, $7/Student (Ages 13 -18), Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.

MARCH 29-30, APRIL 5-6
Spring Native Plant Sale. Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Over 120 species of plants available, and horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on site to help you plant the garden of your dreams. Herbs and veggies for the edible garden and more. 10am-5pm. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.

MARCH 30-31
Nourished: The Gluten Free, Allergy and Special Diet Festival. Attendees can sample and purchase new gluten-free, allergy friendly or special diet products, meet brand ambassadors, receive coupons and attend educational classes. 10am-3pm. Tickets: $5-35. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: www.nourishedfestival.com/expos/atlanta or laura@nourished.group.

APRIL 1-30
5th Annual Roswell Azalea Festival. Enjoy concerts, a River Run, art exhibition and much more. Cost varies based on events. Events located throughout Roswell check website for information on what is happening and when. More Info: 770-640-3253 or www.roswellazaleafestival.com.

APRIL 5-14
Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the breathtaking art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Wednesday: 7:30pm; Thursday: 2pm; Friday: 7:30pm; Saturday: 2pm & 7:30pm; Sunday: 1pm. Tickets: starting at $85. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: 800-745-3000 or cobbenergycentre.com, or ticketmaster.com.

2019 Run the River. Enjoy a scenic run/walk along the Chattahoochee River. Proceeds will be used to continue Home Stretch’s mission of providing housing, hope, and life skills to homeless families. 10K: 7:30am; 5K: 7:45am; 5K Walk: 7:50am; Fun Run: 7:55am. 10K: $40. 5K: $35. Family: $115. Fun Run: $15. St. Andrew Catholic Church, 675 Riverside Road, Roswell. More info: 770-642-9185 or homestretch.org.

Georgia Native Plant Society’s 8th Annual Spring Native Plant Sale. Thousands of native perennials, ferns, shrubs, azaleas, vines and trees will be available. 10am-2pm. Free. McFarlane Nature Park, 280 Farm Road SE, Marietta.

Spectacular Showcases presented by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. Edward Eanes’ twenty years as concertmaster will be celebrated in a grand fashion with a performance of orchestral showpieces. Rimsky Korsakov’s beloved Scheherazade weaves a thrilling and memorable musical tale. Liszt’s exciting Les Preludes is one of the earliest symphonic poems, and full of brilliance and drama. Guest conducting this first half of this performance will be Stephen Plate, Director of the Kennesaw State University School of Music. Also includes a pre-concert talk with Edward Eanes as he reflects on two decades with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. 8pm. Tickets: $10+. Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-429-2390 or online at georgiasymphony.org.