Not sure how to spend your crisp October days? Check out our list of cool things to do in and around East Cobb in October and then start planning your fun today!



Gifts Galore & More. The 11th year show features 15 artist/vendors in the eclectic East Cobb home of textile designer, Lynn Reiter Weinberg. hourly raffle prizes, sample food tastings and a display of unique gift and handcrafted items. It also features an artful garden with a display of garden sculptures and this year there will be plein air landscape artists demonstrating in the garden. Tuesday: 10am-2pm & 5–8pm; Wednesday: 10am-3pm. Somerset Subdivision, 3275 Somerset Trace SE, Marietta/East Cobb.More info: or 678-234-0966.



East Cobb Business Association (ECBA) Expo & Networking Event. A great networking event for both members and non-members. A valuable venue for local companies to promote and showcase their business. Drawings, giveaways, free food and much more. 4:30-7:30pm. Free. Olde Towne Athletic Club, 4950 Olde Towne Parkway. To register visit More info: 770-578-3555.



Give Our Schools a Hand Handprint Ceremony. The 2020-2021 Cobb County and Marietta City Schools District Teachers of the Year will be honored and commended with their handprints in the Teacher Walk of Honor on the Marietta Square. 10:30am-Noon. Free. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info:



19th Annual “Fall Into Crafts” Marketplace sponsored by St. Andrew United Methodist Women. Including over 40 exhibitors, silent auction, door prizes and food! Proceeds benefit the missions of the St. Andrew United Methodist Women. Free. Friday: 11am-6pm; Saturday: 10am-4pm. St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3455 Canton Rd, Marietta. More info: or



Little Shoppe of Monsterama. An Atlanta convention that celebrates the fantastic in film, literature and art. Performances, demonstrations, gaming, exhibits and much more. Tickets: visit website for pricing. Marriott Alpharetta, 5750 Windward Parkway. More info:



Fall Farm Days presented by Roswell Garden Club & Archibald Smith Plantation. Fun for the whole family featuring artisan exhibits and demonstrations of life on a 19th century farm. 11am-3pm. Free activities. Smith Plantation, 935 Alpharetta Street, Roswell. More Info:



Chalktoberfest presented by Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art. Featuring over 80 professional chalk artists from around the world will bring the streets to life! The Craft Beer Festival, in conjunction, will include more than 120 different craft beers ($40). Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm. Craft Beer Festival only on Saturday 12-5pm. Free. Historic Marietta Square, 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta. More info:



11th Annual Atlanta JE Dunn Hammer Down 5k Run benefits Feeding the Homeless Project and the Orange Duffle Bag Initiative. In advance (through 10/14) 5K: $25, 8:30am start; 1K Fun Run (8 & under): $10, 9:30am start. JE Dunn Construction Company, 2555 Cumberland Parkway SE, Atlanta. More info: 678-987-2851 or


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