Summer fun is giving way to high school sports all around East Cobb. Celebrate the school season with these great events. For even more ideas, click 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.
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
Guided Trail Hikes. Hikes are led by a guide and highlight key sights, sounds and facts of the Chattahoochee Nature Center. $20/ages 5 and up (admission included); Free/members. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.
THROUGH AUGUST 17
Sylvia presented by Center Stage North. Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg’s career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate’s career, as a publicschool English teacher, is beginning to offer her more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 2pm. Tickets: $20. The Art Place-Mountain View, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-331-0079 or visit centerstagenorth.org.
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1
Othello. Shakespeare’s Othello is one of his most intimate and devastating tragedies of all. It is a story about society, status and the nature of the outsider – but it is also a story about the love and trust between friends, and between men and women. Thursdays & Fridays: 7:30pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 2:30pm. Tickets: $25/general admission; $30/ VIP; $20/seniors and military. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue NW, Marietta. More info: www.theatreinthesquare.net.
War Paint presented by the Atlanta Lyric Theatre. Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden defined beauty standards for the first half of the 20th century. Brilliant innovators with humble roots, both were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country’s first major female entrepreneurs. They were also fierce competitors, whose 50-year tug-of-war would give birth to an industry. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Saturday, September 1 & Sundays: 2pm. $48-$58. The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta. More info: 404-377-9948 or atlantalyrictheatre.com.
Mobile Dairy Classroom. Learn about where milk comes from, how it is processed, the healthy benefits of consuming dairy products and dairy farmers’ management of natural resources with the Mobile Dairy Classroom. Intended for children ages-5-10 along with a participating adult. 11am-noon. Free. Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: cobbcat.org.
Moonlight and Martinis. Live music, a full moon and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Reservations required. $40/person includes one drink ticket. 7:30-10pm. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info: www.bullochhall.org.
Martinis and Music at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art. Live music, light refreshments, great art, a cash bar, and a lot of fun. 5:30-8:30pm. $10 general admission; Free for members. Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art (MCMA), 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta. More info: 770-528-1444 or mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
Aloha to Aging Gala. Proceeds from the event will fund programs and services to ensure enhanced quality of life for seniors, their care partners, and the community. Reception and silent auction: 5pm. Dinner and live auction and program: 6:30pm. Tickets: $75. Olde Towne Athletic Club, 4950 Olde Towne Parkway, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: alohatoaging.org.
Jukebox Giants: Motown & More. A high energy song and dance show featuring unforgettable golden oldies hits will have everyone dancing in their seats! Friday and Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 3pm. Tickets: $20-$25. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: earlsmithstrand.org.
Lassiter Color Run. The 2-mile, not timed run will wind its way around the Lassiter High School campus through several multi-colored powder stations, followed by music, food, games, silent auction and fun for kids like inflatables and face painting. 10am. Registration: $20. Run-day: $25. The run benefits Lassiter Cross Country and the Helping Hand Foundation. Lassiter High School, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: Coach Freed, Scott.Freed@cobbk12.org or search for 2019 Lassiter Color Run on active.com.
Pop-In for Family Fun. Explore the Marietta Museum of History. Crafts and activities will be provided to create a fun learning environment that explores different topics of history with a local focus. This month’s theme is Summer Crafts. 10:30am-3:30pm. Admission: $5 with a family cap at $20. Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot Street, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5710 or www.mariettahistory.org.
The Orange Duffel Bag (ODB) Initiative Annual Golf Classic. Brings together golfers from across Georgia in support of ODB’s work with students who are homeless, aging out of foster care or experiencing poverty. Registration: 8am; Tee-off: 9am. Registration: $150/person; $500/foursome. Indian Hills Country Club, 4001 Clubland Drive, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 800-598-5150 or theodbi.org.
Gardeners’ Night Out: Building Healthy Soil presented by Cobb Master Gardeners. 7-8pm. Free. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-509-2730 or cobbcat.org.
Glover Park Concert Series: Mo’ Soul Band. Come enjoy this variety party band sounds in historic Marietta Square. Bring a picnic and set up your own chairs after 4pm. Show starts at 8pm. Free. Tables available for rent. Glover Park, 50 Park Square NE, Marietta. More info: 770-794-5601 or mariettaga.gov.
AUGUST 23 & 24
Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival. Shop, eat, drink and interact with vendors, exhibitor and BBQ contestant booths. Play in the island-themed Kid Zone, full of inflatables, fun games and attractions for the little ones. Friday: 6-10pm; Saturday: 10am-10pm. Free admission. Adams Park, 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw. More info: pigsandpeaches.com.