Usher in summer-like fun all week long. For even more to do around town, visit our events 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.
5th Annual Roswell Azalea Festival. Enjoy concerts, a River Run, art exhibition and much more. Cost varies based on events. Events located throughout Roswell check website for information on what is happening and when. More Info: 770-640-3253 or www.roswellazaleafestival.com.
TUESDAY AND SATURDAY
Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $10/Adult, $6/Child (3-12), $7/Senior 65+, $7/Student (Ages 13 -18), Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org
Pop-In Preschool Storytime. Bring your preschooler for a fun, interactive storytime that includes fingerplays and movement activities, too! 10:30am. Free. Ages 3-5. Sewell Mill Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/ East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2711.
Gritter Baby Storytime. Introduce your baby to the world of reading through finger plays, bouncing rhymes, music and books. 10:15 am. Free; No registration required. Ages Birth-18 months. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-528-2524.
Toddler Tadpoles is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. 10:15am. Free; No Registration required. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2730.
The Gritters Knitters. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in anyway? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome, the only requirement is your enthusiasm! Just bring your yarn and yourself. Fridays: 11am-1pm. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2524.
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. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
THROUGH APRIL 28
Singin’ in the Rain presented by The Atlanta Lyric Theatre. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay in Singin’ in the Rain. Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays: 8pm. An additional matinee performance on Saturday, April 27 and Sundays: 2pm. Tickets: $51-$71. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: atlantalyrictheatre.com.
WEEKENDS THROUGH MAY 19
Good Mews Spring Flea Market. Find great bargains on a variety of items. All proceeds benefit Good Mews Animal Foundation, a local non-profit organization which operates a volunteer-based no-kill shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats. Saturdays: 10am-5pm. Sundays: 12-5pm. 562 Wylie Road, Marietta (behind the U-Haul on Highway 120). More info: 770-499-2287 or goodmews.org.
THROUGH 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+, $7/Student (Ages 13 -18), Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.
Wheeler Fresh Collaborative Dinner Theater. Wheeler HS theater students will perform Annie following a limited seating dinner hosted, prepared and served by Wheeler students. 5:30pm. $50. Wheeler Performing Arts Center, 375 Holt Road NE, Marietta. Tickets: www.showtix4u.com/events/14519. More info: Kelly.Feddersen@cobbk12.org.
APRIL 26 & 27
Atlanta Antique Gun and International Military Show. Antique Guns & Arms & Memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI, WWII, etc. will be exhibited, bought, sold & traded. Friday: 12-5pm. Saturday: 9am-4pm. Daily admission: $7; Ages 7-12: $1. IAMAW Union Hall, 1032 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: 704-282-1339 or Richard@thecarolinatrader.com.
6th Annual Percussion Ensemble Symposium presented by Lassiter High School Band. Proceeds benefit the Lassiter High School bands. Student ensembles perform approximately every half hour. Friday: 5-9:15pm; Saturday: 9am. $10 for both days. Lassiter High School Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Facebook.com/lassiterpercussionsymposium or email@example.com.
APRIL 26 – MAY 5
Spring Bird Seed Fundraiser Pre-Orders. Just in time for the Great Backyard Bird Count, fill your feeders with Cole’s premium birdseed and benefit the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Pick-up in store May 11-13. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.
Marietta Square Artisan Market. An open-air fine arts market showcasing the best of local, handmade art and fine crafts. From jewelry to sculpture, paintings and more, there is something for everyone. 9am-2pm on Mill Street between Church Street and the railroad tracks. More info: ArtistsMarketMarietta.com.
20th Annual Garden Faire. The North Fulton Master Gardeners, in partnership with Historic Bulloch Hall, will be selling perennials, herbs, native plants and more. Find special treasures for your house and garden in the Vintage Fleatique. Purchase unique gifts, birdhouses, tools, garden decor, crafts and plants from over thirty exciting vendors. 9am-4pm. Children’s activities 10am2pm. Free. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info: www.nfmg.net/garden-faire.
Date Night Canoe Trip. Canoe guides will lead you on a 2 ½ hour sunset trip where you will learn all about the Chattahoochee River and look for wildlife with experienced naturalists. After the paddle, join the guides around the campfire to roast marshmallows. 5pm. General public: $35, CNC members: $30, Ages 21+. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. For registration/scheduling: 770-992-2055 x237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. A community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Family Zumba, hula hoop contests, inflatables, 1K Race and more. 10am-1pm. Free. McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA, 1055 E. Piedmont, Marietta. More info: https://ymcaatlanta.org/ymca-locations/mccleskey-cobb/
APRIL 27, 30, MAY 3 & 5
La Traviata presented by the Atlanta Opera. With a sumptuous setting and sweeping music, Violetta, a young and beautiful courtesan falls in love with the equally young and beautiful Alfredo. Love, however, can be deadly to a woman in her position. Saturday: 8-pm; Tuesday 7:30pm; Friday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. Tickets: $38.50+. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: 770-916-2800 or cobbenergycentre.com.
America Volume 5 presented by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) Chorus. America, Vol. 5: A New America, is a continuation of the GSO’s American Series. Works of Berstein, Larsen, and Lauridsen will be presented. 3pm. Tickets: $10-$20. Bailey Performance Center, 488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw. More info/Tickets: 770-429-2390 or georgiasymphony.org.
Glover Concert Series: KRP Band. Come out and enjoy KRP Band, a pop and rock band, that will sure to have you singing and dancing in the park. A limited number of tables can be reserved. Personal tables, tarps and plastic ground coverings are prohibited inside of Glover Park and will be removed. Blankets and lawn chairs may be set up in the park. 8pm (rain or shine) Free. Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square, 50 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5601 or mariettaga.gov/concerts.
The Orange Duffel Bag Dash (ODBI) is a fun-filled 5K Trail Run! Help homeless and foster care students stay on track with their education! How? ODBI programs are proven to mobilize and motivate high school students toward academic success! Race day: check-in: 6:45-7:45am at the Pavilion for participants who did not Pickup Packets. Event Start: 8:30am. 5K; $30; Phantom: $35. Garrard Landing Park – Covered Bridge Trail, 8000 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. More info: www.runsignup.com/Race/GA/Roswell/OrangeDuffelBagDash5K2019.
Taste of Marietta. Enjoy samplings from local restaurants, live entertainment and kids’ activities. 11am-7pm. Festival admission: Free. Food tastes: $1-$5. Historic Marietta Square, 4 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: tasteofmarietta.com.
28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament hosted by East Cobb Lions Club. Proceeds to benefit several vision, diabetes, and other local charities. 8am: Registration, continental breakfast and range balls. 9am: Shotgun start. Four-person team, Ft. Lauderdale format. Lunch and awards follow golf. $140/player. Indian Hills Country Club, 4001 Clubland Drive, Marietta. More info/to register: Contact Don Garrow at 770-955-6914, email email@example.com or eastcobblions.club.
35th Annual Cobb County Prayer Breakfast. Join leaders from Cobb County and surrounding areas as they join to pray for our nation, state, and county. Tickets include a delicious breakfast and program. Coffee social: 6:30-7am. Breakfast and program: 7-9am. $25. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta. More info: cobbcountyprayerbreakfast.org.