Leap through March with these local events. For even more to do, visit our online calendar HERE.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder presented by City Springs Theatre. This murderous and hilarious story about the heir to a family fortune who sets out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of charm —and a dash of murder — is filled with unforgettable music and non-stop laughs. Wednesday-Friday: 8pm; Saturday: 2pm & 8pm; Sunday: 2pm. Tickets: $30-$82. City Springs Theatre, Byers Theatre, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. More info: www.citycpringstheatre.com or 404-477-4365.
The Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show at Bulloch Hall. The Quilt Show is a tradition in North Fulton County and across Georgia. Enjoy a delightful variety of quilts on display throughout Bulloch Hall. Monday-Saturday: 10am- 4pm; Sunday: 1-4pm. $8/Adults; $7/Seniors; $6/Child, ages 6-18. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info: 770-992-1731 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pipeline. Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have. When a controversial incident at his upstate private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away? Wednesday: 11am; Friday: 8pm; Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. Tickets: $20-$30. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue NW, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Cobb Library Book Sale includes books for all ages in both hardcover and paperback, magazines, DVDs and CDs. Prices range from 10 cents to $4. Sunday bring your own box day, fill it to the top for a great price. Proceeds will enable the library staff to purchase new materials, including books and DVDs. Friday & Saturday: 9am-5pm; Sunday: 1pm-5pm. Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2320 or www. cobbcat.org/how-do-i/support-the-library/book-sale.
American Craft Council Show. Come meet and shop for crafts like you’ve never seen before from more than 250 of the country’s top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture and home decor artists. Friday: 10am-8pm; Saturday: 10am-6pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm. $13/Day; $5/ Friday after 5pm; Free/ACC member & 12 and under. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 612-206-3100 or email@example.com.
Coppelia and the Magical Toy Shop presented by Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre. Join Swanhilda and her friends as they uncover the mysteries hidden in the magical toy shop of mad inventor Dr. Coppelius. Will Franz win the heart of the mysterious girl in the window? Will Dr. Coppelius be successful in bringing his doll Coppelia to life? This show guarantees to delight the entire family with plenty of humor and magic. Friday: 7:30pm; Saturday: 2pm & 7:30pm; Sunday: 2pm. Tickets: $15-$35. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info/tickets: 678-287-9020 or georgiametrodance.org.
Holi: Festival of Colors. Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors is celebrated every spring. Come celebrate Holi, spring and friendship. We will have brightly colored powder so come dressed for mess and bring a change of clothes. 2-3pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2711.
Hyde Farm Tour. A wonderful way to spend your Saturday morning, walking and learning the history of life on the farm in Cobb County with a 45-minute tour. Treat yourself to the 135 acres that make up the farm, including natural features such as the Chattahoochee River and forested areas, as well as terraced agricultural fields and our resident chickens that always welcome the public. 10am & 11am. Free, but registration required. Hyde Park Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/Registration: www.cobbcounty.org/parks/events/hyde-farm-tour.
Tappin’ Out Homelessness Fundraiser benefitting The Drake House. Young Professionals Advisory Council puts on this event to raise awareness, increase involvement, and create new funding opportunities for The Drake House. Live music featuring over 10 local artists, a raffle auction, wine pull and two food trucks. 2-6pm. Admission free. Truck & Tap Alpharetta, 30 Milton Avenue, Alpharetta. More info: 770-530-5463 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Model Train Show sponsored by the Piedmont Division of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA). Devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading, Over 250 vendor tables, club display layouts, kid’s operating layout, annual raffle layout, door prizes, and white elephant tables to sell your used trains. Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: 10am- 4pm. $10/Adults; Free/8 and under & Scouts in uniform. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 770-707-5019 or www.themodeltrainshow.com.
Atlanta National College Fair. Students and parents can meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of national and international, two- and four-year colleges and universities. Learn about admission requirements, financial aid, campus environment and discuss individual needs with onsite counselors. 12:30-4pm. Free. Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, Atlanta. More info: 571-551-5275 or email@example.com.
The Georgia Bridal Show. Meet wedding professionals and find everything you need in one place and in
one day! Meet the photographer behind the photos, taste the cake, listen to the DJ’s music, see the gowns and tuxedos in person, talk to a honeymoon specialist about the right trip for your budget, and more. 1-5pm. $15/at door; $10/online. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta. More info: www.georgiabridalshow.com.
MARCH 15 – MAY 31
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+ & Student (Ages 13 -18), Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
KSU Jazz Combos. Several KSU student jazz combos perform a variety of standards and hits by jazz greats and more. 5:30 & 8pm. Tickets: $5-10. Kennesaw State University, Bailey Performance Center, Scott Hall, 488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw. More info: 470-578-6650 or arts.kennesaw.edu/music.
Museum Mice Tours: Following Murray’s Treasure Map. Tours are geared towards children ages 3-5 and their parents to introduce them to history. Reservations required. 10:30am. $5/family (one adult and up to 3 children). Additional adults or children $5/each. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Suite 200, Marietta. More info/register: 770-794-5710 or mariettahistory.org.
Q.U.E.S.T. College Fair East. Q.U.E.S.T. stands for Question- Understand- Explore-Search-Target. Various college representatives from colleges and universities throughout Georgia and the greater southeastern region will be in attendance. This event is open to all students and parents. 6-8pm. Hillgrove High School, 4165 Luther Ward Road, Powder Springs. More info: www.hillgrovehighschool.org.