The Atlanta Ballet presents The Swan Princess
Make the most of your week with these area events. For even more to do, visit our online calendar here.
THROUGH MARCH 22
Chad Cole: Travel and Transitions. 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.
FEBRUARY 7-9, 12, 14-16, & 21-23
Stepp Stewart’s Motown Motor City Revue presented by Theatre in the Square. A tribute show that has it all; timeless music, beautiful costumes, amazing voices and precision moves. A Motown Revue that is solid as a Gold Record. Wednesday: 11:30am; Friday & Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 2:30pm Tickets: $20-$35. Theatre on the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue NW, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or theatreinthesquare.net.
FEBRUARY 7-9, 13-16, 20-23
Camelot presented by Atlanta Lyric Theatre. A timeless love story and grand adventure, with memorable favorites as “If Ever I Would Leave You”, “The Lusty Month of May” and of course “Camelot.” Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday: 2pm; Tickets: $36-$74. The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: 404-377-9948 or atlantalyrictheatre.com.
FEBRUARY 7-9 & 14-15
Heart/Beat presented by the Atlanta Ballet. This world premiere contemporary ballet is set to beloved Negro spirituals, gospel songs, and newly composed music. Themes of faith, devotion, love and loss power the movement as the ballet explores a universal message of humanity and compassion. Collaborative new work set to music that expresses the heart and soul of the African-American experience. Friday& Saturday: 8pm; Saturday (2/8) & Sunday: 2pm. Tickets: $20-$130. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: 404-892-3303 or atlantaballet.com.
Stepp Stewart’s Motown Motor City Revue. This revue is filled with musical memories from the 60’s and 70’s which come to life right before your eyes on stage. This tribute show features timeless music, beautiful costumes amazing voices and precision moves. Various times. Tickets: $20-$35. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info/tickets: 770-426-4800 or theatreinthesquare.net.
40th Annual Walton Raider Chase. A celebration of both running and Raider Pride. Olympic style track finish, complete with live music, awards, and raffle prizes. All proceeds benefit Walton Track and Field Cross Country programs. 5K: 8am. $20-$30. Walton High School, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: waltoncinderclub.membershiptoolkit.com/raiderchase.
Discover Design Careers. Are you interested in graphic design, but don’t know quite where to start? Looking for clarity on what jobs you can do and how much money you can make? Interested in how you leverage it as a business? Get the inside scoop from creative professional Shannel Wheeler of Awesome Design Academy. 2-3pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, Community Room, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: cobbcat.org.
Family Night Hike & Campfire at the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC). The winter world of CNC is one that deserves exploration in the dark. Listen for the sounds of winter in the woods and gaze up at the stars, while enjoying the crisp air of the season. A campfire, where you can roast a marshmallow, will be waiting for you as you wrap up the evening. 7-9pm. $12/general public. $10/CNC Members. Registration required. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055, ext. 237, or chattnaturecenter.org.
GSO JAZZ! @ the Strand presented by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. America, Vol. 7 combines the sweet sounds of jazz with the GSO Chorus! Join these two amazing ensembles as they fill the Strand with music that will have you swaying in your seat. 8pm. $20-$30.The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info/Tickets: 770-293-0080 or www.georgiasymphony.org.
Hyde Farm Tour. A wonderful way to spend your Saturday morning, walking and learning the history of life on the farm in Cobb County with a 45-minute tour. Treat yourself to the 135 acres that make up the farm, including natural features such as the Chattahoochee River and forested areas, as well as terraced agricultural fields and resident chickens. 10am & 11am. Free, but registration required. Hyde Park Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/Registration: www.cobbcounty.org/parks/events/hyde-farm-tour.
Greater Atlanta Coin Show. Many dealers in one place where you can browse, buy, sell or trade coins, currency, bullion, and other collectibles. Experienced coin dealers also provide free verbal appraisals for coins, currency and precious metals. 9am-5pm. Free. Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street Marietta. More info: 770-772-4359 or www.atlcoin.com.
Super Museum Sunday Experience Georgia’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest throughout Georgia offer free admission 12-4pm. Free. More info and a list of participating museums: www.georgiahistory.com/events/2020-super-museum-sunday.
Cobb Chamber Marquee Monday. Join fellow business professionals as Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce gives the annual State of the County address. Chairman Boyce will discuss Cobb’s biggest successes from this year and share his goals for 2020 to continue moving our county forward. Networking: 7am. Breakfast/Program: 7:30-9am. Members: $35; General Admission: $60. Coca Cola Roxy Theatre, SunTrust Park, Battery, 800 Battery Avenue, Suite 500, Atlanta. More info: cobbchamber.org.
FEBRUARY 13, 15, 16
The Swan Princess presented by Atlanta Ballet 2. This world premiere production features all of the mystery and magic of the beloved classic Swan Lake but, fits the treasured story into a one-hour format that serves as a perfect introduction to ballet. February 13: 7pm; February 15-16: 2pm. Tickets: $10-$64. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: 404-892-3303 or tickets.atlantaballet.com.
FEBRUARY 13-16 & 20-23
Unnecessary Farce presented by Centerstage North. Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room nextdoor, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s being videotaped, who’s taken the money, who’s hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes. Thursday-Saturday: 8pm; Sunday 2pm. $20. The Art Place Mountain View, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/Tickets: 770-331-0079 or centerstagenorth.org.
Cobb County Master Gardeners Lunch and Learn: Honeybees & Beekeeping. Entomologist, apiculturist, and former Extension Agent Mickey Anderson will offer instruction on beekeeping and show different types of equipment used by the beekeeper as well as different hive components. Bring your lunch. 12-1pm. Free. Cobb Water Lab, 660 S. Cobb Drive, Marietta. More info: 770-528-4070 or cobbmastergardeners.com.
Martinis & Music. Four times a year, people gather at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art for live music, light refreshments, great art, a cash bar, and a lot of fun. Open to the public. 5:30-8:30pm. $10/person; Free/museum members. Regular museum admission rates do not apply for this event. Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta. More info: 770-528-1444 or www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org.
Gilberto Santa Rosa – Caminalo Tour. Gilberto Santa Rosa is widely known as “El Caballero de la Salsa” or “The Gentleman of Salsa.” Tickets start at $99. Doors open at 7pm and show starts at 8pm. Coca Cola Roxy Theater, 800 Battery Ave SE #500, Atlanta. More info: 470-351-3866 or cocacolaroxy.com.