There’s no trick to it, this week’s calendar is full of treats for the whole family! 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.
EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
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 mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 2
Sports Memorabilia Exhibit. The “An American Sports Empire” is a special exhibit highlighting the private collection of sports memorabilia showcasing A.G. Spalding, his company and early American sports’ history. Monday-Saturday: 10am-4pm. $7/Adults; $5/Students & Seniors; Free/Active Military, Members & Children under 5. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: mariettahistory.org.
Point Of Order. A comedy presented by Centerstage North. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 2pm. Mountain View Arts Alliance benefit shows: $20. The Art Place – Mountain View, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/tickets: 770-528-2320 or centerstagenorth.org.
Mother/Son Halloween Dance. Enjoy an evening with your favorite young man! Music, dancing, prizes, refreshments, and lots of fun at this event! Costumes are encouraged but not required! All boys and female dates are welcome! Registration by October 12 required. 7-9pm. $12/person. Roswell Area Park, Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell. More info/tickets: roswellgov.com.
OCTOBER 18-20, 24-27
Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits. An evocative tale of two halves of one man and two profoundly unique women who love him. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 2pm. Tickets: $36-74. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info/ tickets: atlantalyrictheatre.com.
Touchstones to the Past: City Cemetery Tours. A walk through history at the Marietta City Cemetery. The Museum’s Collections Manager, Christa McCay will discuss the origins of the Cemetery and delve into stories of Marietta’s constant residents. Each date has a different theme. Please note that tours are conducted on gravel & uneven pathways, so please plan accordingly. 10:30am & 2pm. $15. Marietta City Cemetery, 395 Powder Springs St. Marietta. Tickets: touchstonestothepast.eventbrite.com. More info: mariettahistory.org/events-calendar/touchstones-to-the-past-cemetery-walking-tours.
9th Annual Atlanta JE Dunn Hammer Down 5k Run benefits Feeding the Homeless Project and the Orange Duffle Bag Initiative. In advance 5K: $25, 8:30am start; 1K Fun Run (8 & under): $10, 9:30am start; On-site registration: $30. JE Dunn Construction Company, 2555 Cumberland Parkway SE, Atlanta. More info: 678-987-2851 or hammerdownrun.com.
Boots & BBQ Fundraiser benefiting students participating in the MDE School’s Arts and Enrichment program. MDE is a local non-profit organization providing care, education and therapies for children with special needs. 7-10pm. $40/advanced $45/door. Pontoon Brewing Company, 8601 Dunwoody Place, Sandy Springs. More info/tickets: mdeschool.org or 770-971-4633.
Fall Festival presented by Shallowford Free Will Baptist Church. Come enjoy family fun, games, food, bounce house and a cake walk. 2-4pm. Free. Nicholson Elementary School Walking Track, 1599 Shallowford Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Shallowfordchurch.com or 770-926-1163.
Pop-In for Family Fun at the Marietta Museum of History. Crafts and activities will be provided to create a fun learning environment that explores different topics of history with a local focus. This month’s theme is Halloween. 10:30am-3:30pm. $5/person; $20/family cap. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or mariettahistory.org.
36th Annual Southern Invitational Music Festival hosted by the Sprayberry High School Band of Gold. High School marching bands from across the Southeast will be performing and competing. Concessions available. Check online for schedule. $10/adult. $5/student (with ID). Free/ages 6 & under. Sprayberry High School, Jim Frazier Stadium, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: southerninvitational.com.
Atlanta Concert Band Globetrotting: Music from Around the World Performance. 4pm. Free. Sandy Springs Performing Art Center, 237 Johnson Ferry Road, Sandy Springs. More info: atlantaconcertband.org.
Sunday Funday. Presented by WellStar East Cobb Health Park, bring a blanket and picnic to enjoy live music. Free. 4-6pm. East Cobb Park, 3322 Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: eastcobbpark.org.
9th Annual Haunt After Hours. Presented by the Cobb Chamber and the Coalition of Cobb County Business Association. Local business professionals will have the opportunity to ride Sky Screamer, Blue Hawk, The Great American Scream Machine, Battle for Metropolis and Pandemonium. Tickets include food, drinks, admission for select rides. 4-8pm. $25 online (ends October 21); $35 at the gate. Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway, Austell. More info: cobbafterhours.com.
12th Annual Girl’s Night Out sponsored by 10 Women of Hope. A fundraiser with some new and favorite vendors, great music, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Money goes to single parents who need a hand up. 5-8pm. Minimum donation $25. The Brickyard at Marietta Station, 129 Church Street, Marietta. More info: 10womenofhope.org.
Night Must Fall. Presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre this thrills, chills, twists, and turns in a Halloween-perfect tale of suspense. Can ineffable charm exist with true evil? The dark can be very seductive. This thriller will have you on the edge of your seat! Wednesday: 7:30pm; Thursday-Saturday: 8pm (additional show at 4pm on 11/2 and 11/9); Sunday: 2:30pm. $24-32. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info/tickets: get.org.