Get Your March on with these local events! The EAST COBBER is happy to provide a lineup of local events you can’t find anywhere else. Put some of these events on your must-do list and make the most of your March! For even more to do, visit our online calendar HERE.
Chad Cole: Travel and Transitions. Blending traditional artistic values with contemporary stylizing, Cole is inspired by his environment, passage of time, and his travels throughout Italy and the Deep South. Much artwork in this exhibition explores Cole’s chosen themes of the Southern Gothic and the concept of “The American Dream,”but he also conveys the impact that travel and gaining new perspective has had on his artistic and personal growth. Tuesday-Friday: 11am-5pm; Saturday & Sunday: 11am-4pm. $8/Adults; $5/Students & Seniors; Free/ Members & Children under 6. Marietta Cobb Museum
Art Museum, 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta. More info: mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Finding Your Revolutionary Roots presented by The Daughters of the American Revolution. Introduction to genealogy, tips and tricks, and tools for organizing your research. The Georgia Room will present information about Cobb County Public Library System genealogy resources. 11am-12:30pm. Free; Registration required. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2730.
The Georgia Symphony’s annual Sensory Friendly Concert. Great music in a sensory friendly environment. With limited seating and carefully crafted (but not watered down) selections of music, this performance is great for those that require a space free of the standard confines of a classical performance. Attendees are able to move about, dance, sing in their seats (or change seats multiple times), wave arms in the air, wear their own ear coverings, and be themselves while enjoying a live classical music performance experience. The GSO is pleased to welcome Ecuadorian cellist Francisco Vila as guest artist for this performance. 2pm. $9-$10; children under 5 are free. Marietta Performing Arts Center,
1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/tickets: www.georgiasymphony.org.
Introduction to Online Genealogy. This class will cover the major online genealogy sites such as Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.com, Newspapers.com and Fold3. Learn to navigate each site, how to stay organized, and how to hop between different sites to get the maximum out of online research. 11am-1pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, Community Room, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2711.
Eastman Gun & Knife Show. Saturday: 9am-5pm; Sunday: 10am-4pm. $10 (cash)/Adults; Free/12 and under. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta. More info: 229-424-4555 or www.eastmangunshows.com.
Porgy and Bess presented by the Atlanta Opera. Considered the great American opera, Porgy and Bess was inspired by Charleston’s Cabbage Row, a 1920s community bound by faith, tears, music, and laughter.
In a tender love story, Porgy and Bess seek harmony in the face of addiction and social injustice. Times vary by day. $42-$147. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 770-916-2800 or www.cobbenergycentre.com.
Atlanta Record & CD Show. The show will feature records, CDs, DVDs, posters, photos and other music memorabilia. 10am-4pm. $4. DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta-Marietta, 2055 South Park Place, Marietta. More info: 770-463-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Angst: raising awareness around anxiety. The Angst project is an IndieFlix Original documentary designed
to raise awareness around anxiety, with an emphasis on youth and families. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, experts, and parents. Their goal is to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help. 6pm. Free. Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: AngstMovie.com.
East Cobb College Fair. Held in conjunction with the Greater Atlanta Regional Network of college admission representatives who serve the students and families in the Atlanta area. The fair is open to all 10th, 11th and 12th grade students and parents from Lassiter, Marietta, Pope, Sprayberry, Walton, and Wheeler High schools. 6-8pm. Free. Walton High School, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Laurel.Gross@cobbk12.org.
Gritters Tuesday Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Tuesday afternoon of each month for an active book discussion. Newcomers are always welcome. “Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the woman who created her” by Melanie Rehak will be discussed. 2pm. Free. No registration required. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-528-2524.