Enjoy a week of family fun all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar 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.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 10
Night Must Fall presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. A Halloween-perfect tale of suspense. This thriller will have you on the edge of your seat! Wednesday: 7:30pm; Thursday-Saturday: 8pm (additional show at 4pm on 11/9); Sunday: 2:30pm. $24-32. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info/tickets: get.org.
Homeless Awareness Vigil. All are invited to remember those who have died in homelessness in Cobb County. 7pm. Kennesaw State University, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: cobbcollaborative.org.
Martinis & Music at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art. Live music, light refreshments, cash bar and great art. 5:30-8:30pm. $10; Members: Free. Marietta/ Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta. More info: mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
NOVEMBER 8 & 9
Atlanta Antique Gun and International Military Show. Antique Guns & Arms & Memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI and WWII. Exhibited, bought, sold & traded. Friday: 12-5pm; Saturday: 9am-5pm. $7/general admission; $1/children (7-12years). IAMAW Local 709 Union Hall, 1032 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: gunshowtrader.com.
Mt. Zion Holly Jolly Craft Show. Over 50 arts and crafts vendors, silent auction, door prizes, bake sale, quilt drawing and Santa pictures! Fresh baked apple pies and cookies. All proceeds go to charities. Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday: 9am-4pm. Free. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1770 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: mtzionumw.org or 770-971-1465.
NOVEMBER 8 & 10
A Piece of My Heart. A play supporting Emory Healthcare’s Veteran’s Program. This powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington, D.C. 7:30pm. Free; Suggested donation $10. The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: artplacemarietta.org.
La Cenerentola presented by the Atlanta Opera. Two despicable stepsisters, a narcissistic buffoon, and some high-speed vocal acrobatics spell hilarity for Rossini’s take on a beloved fairytale. The good-hearted Cinderella casts off the helpless damsel-in-distress persona to hold the original Mean Girls at bay. She’s not afraid to pursue her beloved (who she thinks is the Prince’s valet), only she’s finding that nothing at the royal palace is what it seems to be. Friday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. $45-150. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/Tickets: atlantaopera.org.
NOVEMBER 8-11 & 14-17
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 8-10, 14-17
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.
13 The Musical presented by The British Academy of Performing Arts – Musical Theatre Company, one of the most sensational teen shows of the decade, 13 takes you on a journey of high school life. 2pm and 7pm. $15. Sewell Mill Cultural Arts Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/tickets: bapa.us.
A Night in Purris Gala & Auction hosted by Good Mews. Enjoy a night of entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, silent auction and more. Formal to semi-formal attire. Benefiting Good Mews, a no-kill, cage-free cat shelter. 7-10pm. $100. Olde Towne Athletic Club, 4950 Olde Towne Parkway, Marietta/East Cobb. More Info/ Tickets: goodmews.org.
Aesop’s Fables presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. This brand new re-telling captures the blend of humor, excitement, and life lessons that audiences have loved for centuries. 11am. $10. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info/tickets: get.org.
Dead Band Running III 5K presented by Pope High School Band. Come run or walk this 5K and rock to the band as they play along the route. After the race you can enjoy free family fun including food, face painting and tattoos, photo ops and our own balloon artist! 7pm. $35/ Adults & Virtual runners; $30/Students. Pope High School, 3001 Hembree Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: popeband.com/5k.
Frozen Fun. Come take a winter photo, fit for all royal families with royal and wintery props and be sure to say “freeze!” not “cheese” to the photographer. Make a winter wonderland card and enjoy Frozen activities as well. All materials will be provided. Fun for the whole family! 11am-1pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: cobbcat.org.
Georgia Writers Conference. Encourage and inspire writers across Georgia through a full day of panels and workshops. 9am-5pm. $60-80. Kennesaw State University Center, 3333 Busbee Drive Northwest, Kennesaw. More info: georgiawriters.org.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park: Civil War Music. Music during the Civil War served many functions. Not only did it help to organize and rally, but also went a long way to boost morale amongst the soldiers. Come join musicians and living historians as they demonstrate Civil War music with fife and drum. 10am-2pm. Free. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw. More info: 770-427-4686 x 0 or nps.gov/kemo.
NOVEMBER 9 & 10
The Elegant Elf Marketplace presented by Sandy Springs Society. A high-end gift market showcasing an estimated 85 carefully selected local and regional vendors. All proceeds benefit non-profit organizations. 9am-5pm. $5 entrance fee. City Springs Civic & Cultural Center, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. More info: sandyspringssociety.org.
East Cobb Cityhood Town Hall Meeting. Committee for Cityhood in East Cobb will present information on the benefits of creating a city for “East Cobb.” 6:30pm. Wheeler High School, B.B. Williams Auditorium, 375 Holt Road, Marietta. More info: communityofeastcobb.com.
Adulting 101-Car Maintenance. Join guest speaker, Scott Misico with Cobb County Fleet, for an informative session on what to do if you get a flat, checking the oil, electric cars and connecting to recharging stations around town, and other general car maintenance topics. 4pm. Free. Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/registration: cobbcat.org or 770-509-4964.
Walton Raider Dugout Club Silent Auction. Fundraiser for the 2020 varsity and JV baseball teams. Silent auction items include: Braves autographed items, spa/yoga packages, sports ticket packages, Walton parking spots, specialty retail, local restaurants, and much more. Raffle tickets for the all cash drawing will be sold for $10 each. 6-9pm. Free. Marlow’s Tavern, 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Unit 208, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: waltonbaseball.org or charityauction.bid/waltonbaseball.
11th Annual Chili Cook-off. Join members, staff, and the community for a good, old fashioned Chili Cook-Off! Top three finishers will be recognized. Not a cook?! Then come sample all of the chili you can eat for a $5 donation to Why It Matters. Toppings for chili will be provided. 11:30am. McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA, 1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/to register: Derrick Slay, at 678-564-2120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Divorce Care Surviving the Holidays. A two-hour event to learn practical, effective strategies to help you make it through the holidays. Receive a Holiday Survival Guide that includes practical strategies, encouraging words, helpful exercises, Q/As, and more to help you construct a healthy approach to the holiday season. 7-8:30pm. Free. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, 4385 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/registration: Judith Reichenbach 770-597-9882.
Matilda The Musical presented by Walton High School Drama Department. Based on the children’s novel by Roald Dahl. The story follows a young and intelligent girl, who struggles to use her talents for not only herself but her fellow students. Thursday & Friday: 7pm; Saturday: 2pm & 7pm. $15/reserved in advance; $10/general admission in advance; $12/at the door; $5/students at the door (with student ID). Walton High School, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More Info/Tickets: waltondrama.com.
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.