Christmastime is officially upon us! With school out and the end of the year soon to arrive, these festive East Cobb events will certainly make your holidays merry and bright! For even more ideas, 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.
Marietta Square Farmers Market. Features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. Saturday 9am-12 Noon. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
Miss Black America Atlanta Pageant. Come laugh, dance, and celebrate Black music, history, culture, and beauty. Hosted by actress Jasmine Burke with performances by ATL Drumline Academy, BLAQUE, God’s Squad 2910 and more. 8:30pm. $25-$300. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/Tickets: www.cobbenergycentre.com.
Mittie Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt Sr.’s 1853 Wedding Reenactment. Step back in time as a guest at this important wedding which ultimately produced our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt. Tickets: $18. 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm & 8:30pm. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info/Tickets: 770-992-1731 or bullochhall.org.
Frosty! A Very Merry Musical! It’s December 23rd and Paddy Moran, a homeless man living in Central Park, befriends an orphan named Billy who has come to New York in order to keep a promise made to his mother: to build the best snowman ever. Billy builds a snowman and places a magical hat on its head, christening his new friend “Frosty.” Magically, Frosty comes to life and leads Billy on an adventure through the streets of New York. Shows at 2:30pm & 7:30pm. $22.50-$35. Marietta’s Theatre on the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/Tickets: www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Frozen Jr. Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Roswell by (snow)storm! Frozen Jr. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage. 3pm and 7pm. $10. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info: 770-594-6232 or www.roswellgov.com.
Dashing Through the Square 5K & 1K sponsored by the PEARL Foundation and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Rho Zeta Omega Chapter. Bring the entire family as the race includes a 1K Rudolph Race for the kids. Funds raised will be used to support scholarship funds and community service programs. Peachtree qualifier race. Race: 8am. $10/1K; $35-$40/5K. Marietta Square, 99 S Park Square, Marietta. More info/registration: www.active.com.
Duplo Free Play. Enjoy an interactive play time. Bring family and friends and create new things together! This event is a great way to meet new friends and spend quality time playing together. Intended for ages 1-12; 9 or younger be accompanied by an adult. 3-5pm. Free. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/registration: 770-509-2730.
Jimmy Buffett Boxing Day Birthday Party. Christmas may be over, but don’t let the holiday blues get you down! It’s Boxing Day, and Jimmy Buffett’s birthday, so come celebrate! Come by for music, trivia, silly Boxing Day hats and riddles, and light refreshments. 2-4pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-4988 or www.cobbcat.org.