Resist the urge to hibernate this winter and explore all there in to do around town. For even more to do, check out our online calendar!
JANUARY 24-26, 31-February 1
Moonlight & Magnolias. The ultimate “Hollywood secrets” insider story. Take a peek behind the camera as David O.Selznick, Victor Fleming, and Ben Hecht lock themselves in an office with a 5-day supply of peanuts and bananas to solve the near-disaster of Gone with the Wind. Showtimes: Fridays-Saturdays: 7:30pm; Sundays: 2:30pm. $22.50-$30. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/Tickets: www.theatreinthesquare.net.
Braves Ballpark Tours. Atlanta Braves have plenty of history to share with their fans. Tours of Truist Park are offered year-round and take guests to many areas off-limits during games. With artifacts and exhibits distributed throughout the ballpark, it is a definite must for any Braves or baseball fan. Tours begin at the Right Field Gate and tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the main ticket office the day of your tour. There are a limited number of tickets for each tour time so it’s recommended to buy your tickets in advance. Hours vary – check website. Braves Ballpark is celebrating the start of 2020 with a 2 for $20 offer during the month of January! This offer is only redeemable at the Truist Park Ticket Office. Truist Park, 755 Battery Avenue, Atlanta. For more info: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-614-2313.
KSU Voice Faculty Recital. The talented members of the KSU voice faculty present a special recital. 8pm. $5-$10. Kennesaw State University, Morgan Concert Hall at the Bailey Performance Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. More info: arts.kennesaw.edu/music.
Foxtrotters Ballroom Dance. The Class Act Band will perform. Get dressed up in your best dressy or semi-formal attire and dance the night away. Ages 55 and over. Tickets: $10 at the door. Doors open: 5pm; Dance: 6-9pm. East Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: foxtrottersdanceclub.wordpress.com.
2020 Eddie Glennon Gameboree. The Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club will hold its annual winter banquet and fundraiser. A gala reception, silent auction and raffle of Braves memorabilia begins at 5pm with the awards dinner and program following at 6:30pm. Tickets: $80; $700 for a table of 10. 5pm. Grand Hyatt Suites, 2999 Windy Hill Road, Atlanta. More info: 770-416-4539 or www.atl400.org.
Chinese New Year 2020. It’s time for the Year of the Rat! The Cobb County Public Library System is partnering with the East Cobb branch of Alliance of Youth Leaders in the United States (AYLUS) and local schools to offer a Chinese New Year program at the East Cobb Library. The cultural presentation will include music, crafts and games. 11am-1pm. Free. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
Cobb Chamber of Commerce 78th Annual Dinner. Join the Cobb Chamber for their 78th Annual Dinner Gala. This black-tie dinner affair celebrates the many accomplishments of 2019 and sets the standard for a successful 2020. Reception: 6pm; dinner and program: 7pm. Tickets: $200 per person; $2,000 per table of 10. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/Tickets: www.cobbchamber.org.
Atlanta Braves Chop Fest 2020. Celebrate your back-to-back National League East Champion Atlanta Braves! Spanning across Truist Park and The Battery Atlanta, Chop Fest gets you closer to your team than ever before. Admission is free. Chop Fest features a variety of exciting events such as player autographs, player photos, unique interactive experiences, shopping, dining, and so much more. The most exciting part is experiencing this event with your Atlanta Braves. Players and coaches will be appearing throughout the event to share the excitement with you! Mark your calendars and bring the entire family to experience this Atlanta tradition. FREE. 10am-4pm. Truist Park, 755 Battery Avenue, Atlanta. More info: 800-745-3000 or mlb.com/braves/fans/chop-fest.
The Great American Motorcycle Show. Georgia’s BIGGEST indoor bike show! The show is full of new motorcycles brought to you by Georgia’s leading dealers. This is your chance to see what’s new in the market and talk to the pros. See foreign and domestic motorcycles, one of a kind custom bikes, cruisers, sport bikes, choppers, trikes, and touring bikes. Meet the bike builders and listen to great southern rock. The show is jam-packed with special features and events that are sure to please riders of all ages, including kids. Bring the entire family and come see over 100,000 s.f. of bikes and accessories. Park in the secure bike corral. Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Tickets: Kids 5 and under FREE, Kids 6-14 $7, Adults $12. More info: 770-955-8000 or natcshows.com/cycle.html.
JANUARY 25, 28, 31 & FEBRUARY 2
Salome presented by The Atlanta Opera. A psychological thriller draped in lust, incest, power, and seduction.This twisted tale of a depraved tyrant, his bewitching stepdaughter, and her unholy infatuation with John the Baptist. First transported from Mark’s Gospel to the world’s stage by Oscar Wilde, the opera Salome scandalized the music world into the 1930s and continues to captivate with its sublimely rich musical tapestries. Performed in German with English Subtitles. Tuesday: 7:30pm; Friday & Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. $45-$150. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/Tickets: www.atlantaopera.org.
For even more to do, check out our online calendar!