The stirring, soulful story of “Smoke on the Mountain”–playing at the New Theatre in the Square through March 19–is just one of many inspiring, fun things to take in in and around East Cobb in the coming week. If you’re looking for even more to do, visit our complete online 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: 678-355-3413.
Yoga. This class will help create body awareness, strengthen and stretch muscles and tissues, improve balance, posture and coordination. Appropriate for all levels of students. 12:15-1:15pm. $82.50 (April 4-June 20). WellStar East Cobb Health Park, 3747 Roswell Road NE, Marietta. More info: 770-956-7827 or wellstar.org.
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.
Family Fun Time is for families with children of all ages. It lasts 40-50 minutes and can include books, activities, a short film, parachute play, music, and a craft. 3:30-4:15pm. Free. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-509-2730.
Tai Chi. A mind-body practice that has its roots in ancient China, designed to cultivate the body’s vital energy (known as “chi”) and improve the flow of this energy through the body. 12-1pm. $67.50 (April 6-June 22). WellStar East Cobb Health Park, 3747 Roswell Road NE, Marietta. More info: 770-956-7827 or wellstar.org.
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 MARCH 18
Backstage Pass: Baron Wolman and the Early Years of Rolling Stone. The magazine celebrates its 50th anniversary and Marietta Museum of History is the first location in Georgia to host this exhibit. Monday-Saturday: 10am-4pm. Admission: $7/Adult; $5/Seniors, Students. Museum Members and Children 5 and under are free. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, #200, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or MariettaHistory.org.
THROUGH March 19
Smoke on the Mountain tells the story of a Saturday night gospel sing at a country church in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs. Thurs-Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:30pm. Tickets: $22-$45. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave NW, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 and theatreinthesquare.net.
THROUGH MARCH 25
The Great American WEST: Featured works from Booth Western Art Museum. This exhibit will feature works on loan from the Booth Western Art Museum that survey the Western landscape, culture and history through the fine art of painting and sculpture. Tuesday-Friday: 11am – 5pm; Saturday: 11am-4pm; Sunday: 1-4pm. Adults: $8; Students (6-18 or with ID): $5; Seniors (65+): $5; Members: Free. Children (Under 6): Free Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta. More info: 770-528-1444 or mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
The Lion King presented by Murdock Elementary School’s drama club 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Thursday, March 2: 7pm; Friday, March 3: 7pm; and Saturday, March 4: 2pm and 5pm. Tickets: $10. Dodgen Middle School, 1725 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta. More info: www.littleactorsstudio.org.
Mid Winter Concert 2017 presented by the Dance Stop Company. Sat: 2pm and 8pm. Sunday: 3pm. The final performance, Sunday, March 5 a $1 from each ticket sold will go to CURE Childhood Cancer. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: 770-578-0048 or dancestopstudios.com.
My First Story Time. This structured program lasts 15 to 30 minutes and is for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 15 months and their parent or caregiver. There will be an additional 10 to 15 minutes for the babies to interact with each other, and parents or caregivers. 10:15-10:45am. Mountain View Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More info: 770-509-4964 or cobbcat.org.
MARCH 8, 15 & 22
Soul Maps Series: Kabbalah to Navigate Your Inner World. A three-week course where you will experience spiritual counseling from a master of Kabbalah and the nature of the soul. Come to understand the source of guilt, conflict, and confusion, and find useful strategies for developing joy, purpose, and direction in everyday life. 8pm. Cost: $25. Chabad of Cobb, 4450 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-565-4412 or chabadofcobb.com.
Cobb County Library Book Sale hosted by The Cobb County Library and The Friends of the Library. Friday & Saturday: 9am-5pm. Sunday: 1-5pm. Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2332 or cobbcat.org.
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. 10am-4pm. Meet the Artist reception with Elizabeth Barton, Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm. $8/adults. $7/seniors. $6/child, 6-18. Monday-Saturday: Sunday: 1-4pm. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info: 770-992-1731 or firstname.lastname@example.org.