The month of LOVE has arrived and we know you’re going to HEART all the events in store for your family this week!
JANUARY 31 & FEBRUARY 1
Kids Consignment Sale. Save on high-quality children’s clothes, shoes, toys, books, baby equipment, and so much more all at affordable prices! Friday: 9am-6pm; February 1: 9am-noon. The Episcopal Church of Saint Peter and St. Paul, 1795 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/ EastCobb. More info: SPSPkids.com.
JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 2
2020 Trumpet Festival of the Southeast. Featuring a host of fabulous artists from across the region and country. Artists include the KSU Jazz Parliament, Georgia Brass Band, and KSU Wind Ensemble. $60. Kennesaw State University School of Music, Bailey Performance Center, 488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw and Carmichael Student Center, 395 Cobb Avenue, Kennesaw. More info: arts.kennesaw.edu/music/concerts-and-events/trumpet_festival.php.
16th Annual Walton Chorus Fashion Show & Silent Auction. This fund-raiser showcases Walton Chorus students modeling prom fashions from David’s Bridal, current trends from Fabrik, as well as sporty looks from Dick’s Sporting Goods. The students will also delight you with an array of vocal performances. Check out the silent auction and register to win great raffle items such as Midtown Music Festival tickets, an Avalon shopping spree, an iPhone XR and much more! Tickets: $10/students; $12/adults. Silent auction begins at 6pm. Fashion show at 7pm. Walton High School Theater, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/Tickets on sale January 15th: www.waltonchorus.com.
America Vol. 6. The Georgia Symphony Orchestra collaborates with The Lyric Theatre to present Ellis Island: The Dream of America. This work for actors, orchestra, and projections explores immigration through the interviews and stories of seven immigrants as found in the Ellis Island Oral History Project. Experience their journey, as they travel from far-away lands to seek opportunities on the shores of America. 8pm. Tickets: $20-$27. Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/Tickets: www.georgiasymphony.org.
Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook Film Screening and Panel Discussion. Rigged chronicles the measures that have been made to undercut our right to vote from creating new barriers to voter registration and purging American citizens from the voting rolls without notice, to new and deliberate impediments to casting a vote. Free. 4-6pm. Carmichael Student Center (Leadership Room), 395 Cobb Avenue, Kennesaw. More info: www.eventbrite.com/e/rigged-the-voter-suppression-playbook-film-screening-and-panel-discussion-tickets-88304955499.
Family Fun Day. Enjoy the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art with free admission on the 1st Sunday of the month. 1-4pm. Free. Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta. More info: mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
Big Game Bash. Football, friends and of course the infamous big game commercials are exactly what everyone wants to see on February 2nd! Live! At the Battery is hosting a Super Bowl viewing party on their 32ft LED Screen! Miller Lite bucket specials, giveaways include themed prizes and tickets to their Mardi Gras party. Tables are available to reserve by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and parking is available in the Red Deck free for the first 3 hours. Live! At the Battery, 825 Battery Avenue, Atlanta. More info: 404-965-2511 or liveatthebatteryatlanta.com/
Podcast Basics. Do you have an amazing idea for a Podcast? This class will cover some of the basics you need to know before you even start recording in addition to pointers for using Audacity recording software. Intended for teens and adults. No registration required. 6-7:30pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, Community Room, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
Lunch and Learn sponsored by the East Cobb Business Association. Speaker – Business Finance Panel Discussion. Noon-1:30pm. Registration required, Free for ECBA members; Non-Members $15/with online payment or $20/payment at door. Sewell Mill Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info and to register: www.eastcobbba.com/.
GHSA Esports State Championship. GHSA is proud to crown a Fall 2019 Georgia state champion in both League of Legends and Rocket League. The best high schoolers in the state will battle it out live in both titles in front of a packed house at The Mount Vernon School in Atlanta. 4:30-9pm. Free but, RSVP is required. The Mount Vernon School, 510 Mount Vernon Highway Northeast, Atlanta. More info: www.ghsa.net/esports.
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