The cool crisp air makes way for a spook-tacular Halloween week with plenty to do all around East Cobb! 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.
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.
OCTOBER 25-27, 30, NOVEMBER 1-2
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.
OCTOBER 25-27, 31
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.
Classic Car Cruise in Downtown Acworth on Main Street. 4-9pm. Free. A $2 entry fee is requested for all vehicles in the cruise. All proceeds go to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-917-1234.
First Responders Celebration Brunch. Come honor our local heroes. Presented by the Cobb County Republican Women’s Club with Master of Ceremonies Frank Wiggington, President of the North Georgia State Fair. 10-11:30am. $20/First Responders (active & retired); $30/CCRWC Members; $35/Non-members or guests. Roswell Street Baptist Church, 774 Roswell Street, Marietta. More info/tickets: www.ccrwc.org or 404-314-9713.
OCTOBER 28, NOVEMBER 2
Aesop’s Fables. Presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. An energetic adaptation of Aesop’s beloved tales featuring stories like The Tortoise and the Hare and The Boy Who Cried Wolf. 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.
Performing and Visual Arts College and Career Fair presented by National Association for College Admission Counseling. High school students interested in music, theater, arts, dance, or other related disciplines can explore and gather career and college information. 7-9pm. Free. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: nacacfairs.org.
Give Our Schools a Hand: Teachers of the Year Celebration. Join the Cobb Chamber of Commerce in celebrating Marietta City, Cobb County and Post-secondary education Teachers of the Year. 8-10:30am. $25. Registration required. Roswell Street Baptist Church, 774 Roswell Street, Marietta. More info/tickets: cobbchamber.com or Jani Dix, email@example.com.
9th Annual 3K/5K All Saints Mission Run. Supporting the International Mission Trip efforts and the Stephen Nolasco Scholarship Fund which helps selected participants with the financial cost of the trip. 3K: 7:30am start; 5K: 8am start. $15-25. Transfiguration Catholic Church, 1815 Blackwell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: active.com/marietta-ga/running/distance-running-races/all-saints-mission-run-5k-3k-2019.
34th Annual Lassiter Craft Fair presented by the Lassiter High School Band. Over 100 vendors with a variety of handmade products, concessions, and bake sale. Saturday: 10am-5pm. Free. Lassiter High School, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ribbons & Holly Handcrafted Market. Shop for the holidays with over 50 exhibitors, silent auction and bake sale. Proceeds benefit Mt. Bethel Missions. 9am-4pm. Free. Mt. Bethel Methodist Church, 4385 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: mtbethel.org.