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Coasters, Holiday Lights and SNOW Debut at Six Flags Over Georgia

Photo courtesy Six Flags over Georgia

 

More than one million LED lights will turn on at once, as Santa Claus and his reindeer ride their sleigh for the first time to Six Flags Over Georgia for the debut of Holiday in the Park® on November 22. This all-new celebration transforms the park into a winter wonderland with dazzling Christmas trees, exclusive holiday shows and many of the park’s most popular rides from November 22 through January 4, 2015 on select days.

“Our Six Flags Over Georgia family is proud to present a holiday spectacular sure to create memories for guests of all ages for years to come,” said Six Flags Atlanta Properties park president Dale Kaetzel. “Holiday in the Park, coupled with the largest expansion in park history with the all-new Hurricane Harbor water park, has made for a special 2014 season, with many more special celebrations to come.”

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Georgia features 10 holiday-themed sections, many of the park’s most popular rides, specialty holiday food and live shows. Event highlights include:

  • A Main Street Christmas park entrance experience with a light canopy featuring 165,000 lights, more than 15,000 feet of garland, artificial snow and a huge Christmas tree with holographic ornament technology;
  • A magical train ride through 140,000 twinkling lights on the North Pole Express, destined for the North Pole to see Santa Claus where every child can leave their wish-list for the season;
  • Peppermint Plaza, featuring red and white holiday lights and fresh scents of peppermint, special holiday Peppermint Funnel Cakes and the chance to ride the Georgia Scorcher roller coaster;
  • A 130-foot high cable-wired lit Christmas tree, special Military tribute, Hometown Holiday’s new live show, two of the park’s most popular rides – Goliath and Dare Devil Dive – and a 15-foot Snow Globe walk-through experience in Retro Christmas USA;
  • A brilliant display of peach-colored lights paying homage to Georgia’s roots as the Peach State in A Georgia Christmas, along with the event’s signature live show, “Because It’s Christmas” in the historic Crystal Pistol Music Hall, Peach-flavored Holiday Pies at Big Mo’s and Monster Mansion;
  • A one-of-a-kind stained-glass Nativity Scene in Rejoice! which depicts the reason for the joyous season and the Dahlonega Mine Train which has been at the park since opening day in 1967;
  • The opportunity to warm up by the open fire, ride the classic Georgia Cyclone roller coaster and roast s’mores in S’mores Village;
  • A kaleidoscope of lights choreographed for a brilliant display in the innovative British Arbor;
  • A garland-archway featuring dozens of mistletoes, more than 100,000 lights and chandeliers that make up the most beautiful outdoor holiday ball of all in Georgia in A Merry Mistletoe;
  • And, the iconic topping of the event – the historic 1908 Riverview Carousel at Candlelight Carousel featuring more than 100,000 lights, artificial snow, more than 150 Christmas trees and more than 250 luminary candles for the ultimate family holiday experience.

Many of the park’s family rides in Bugs Bunny World will be open during Holiday in the Park, along with a new live show “Have Yourself a Looney Tunes Christmas” in the Bugs Bunny World Theater. In addition, this special event will provide guests with more than a dozen spots to snap a photo for their family holiday card with vivid lights shining all around.

Six Flags Over Georgia 2015 Season Passes are now on sale and provide unlimited visits to Holiday in the Park and all of 2015. For a limited time, with the purchase of a Season Pass four-pack or more, guests will receive free admission to both Six Flags Over Georgia and Six Flags White Water, along with free season parking and visits to any Six Flags Theme Park with every pass.

Atlanta Balalaika Society concert is Saturday

Atlanta Balalaika Society group photo

The Atlanta Balalaika Society will present a concert of music, dance, and song from Slavic lands on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell, GA 30075. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (404) 292-7176, with a credit card at www.atlantabalalaika.com or in the lobby with check or cash one hour prior to the performance.

Adult tickets are $20, students and seniors $18, and children 12 years and under are $7. The concert will feature the dance duo of Larissa Nazarenko and Tyler Worth, and vocalist Zhanna Ketslakh. The Atlanta Balalaika Society will perform with domra virtuoso Angelina Galashenkova-Reed, bayan soloist Alla Melnik, John Huston on guitar, and balalaika soloist, David C. Cooper.

The Atlanta Balalaika Society, now in its 33rd year, is one of the largest orchestras of Russian folk instruments outside of Russia, and is the primary promoter of Russian folk culture in the Southeast. Colorfully dressed in traditional folk costumes, the orchestra performs on balalaikas, domras, and bayans (Russian button accordions), along with other ancient wind and percussion instruments.

The Atlanta Balalaika So ciety is a non-profit 501(c)(3) community orchestra dedicated to the performance and preservation of Russian and Eastern European folk music in the Southeast and in the United States.The evening’s performance will be conducted by David C. Cooper.

 

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Gobble til you wobble! Community events November 21 – 27.

Gobble Jog

The 12th Annual Gobble Jog benefitting MUST Ministries will be held on Thanksgiving Day. For more information visit www.gobblejog.org.

 

Enjoy a week of family fun all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE.

Every 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 adults/ $7 seniors/ $6 children ages 3-12 and free for 2 and under and members. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.

Trail Hikes, Every Saturday and Sunday. A docent guides you on a journey through the Chattahoochee Nature Center trails using biofacts and activities to spark you “natural” curiosity. 1pm. Admission: $10 adults/ $7 seniors/ $6 children ages 3-12 and free for 2 and under and members.. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.

FREE Chess Matches every Saturday. Hone your chess skills with games every Saturday starting at 3pm, Cool Beans Coffee Roasters (31 Mill St. Marietta, GA 30060) in Marietta Square. There no cost to play, email iJapanesey@Gmail.com or visit www.MariettaChess.com for more information.

Every Wednesday, Wednesday Walks in the garden at Barrington Hall. Share in the garden’s history and learn some gardening tips for your own yard. 9:30-10:30am. Free. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info/reservations: 770-640-3855.

 

 

Every Saturday

Marietta Square Farmers Market. featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. 9am-12pm. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.

Free Arts and Crafts. at Lakeshore Learning Materials. 11am-3pm. Ages 3 and up. Lakeshore Learning Store, 4287 Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-578-3100 or www.lakeshorelearning.com.

 

Through November 22

40th Anniversary Celebration. The owners of Frameworks Gallery invite longtime loyal customers and welcomes new ones for champagne and chocolates each afternoon they celebrate 40 years of business in East Cobb. 4-6pm. Frameworks Gallery, 1205 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Marietta. More info: 770-973-6701 or www.frameworksgallery.com.
Men of Motown features hits from the biggest and brightest of the Motown sound such as The Temptations, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, and many many more. Fridays: 8pm; Saturdays: 8pm; Sundays: 3pm. $20/Individual; $15/Seniors. Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info/tickets: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.

November 22-23

32nd Annual Sprayberry Arts & Crafts Show with over 150 arts, crafts, raffle and great food. Proceeds go to Sprayberry High School PTSA. Saturday: 9am-5pm. Sunday: 12-4pm. Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More info: 770-578-3200.
Get started on your holiday shopping at the Good Mews annual Holiday Décor Market, Saturdays 10am-5pm and Sundays 12 – 5pm from October 25th through November 23rd. Find the perfect gift and shop a wide variety of merchandise to celebrate the holidays! Choose from festive fall décor, collectibles, ornaments and tree trimmings, party platters and serving ware, knick-knacks and so much more! It will be held at the Sandy Plains (Publix) Shopping Center, 1860 Sandy Plains Rd at Scufflegrit Rd. Marietta, 30066 (Suite 202, 2 doors down from Publix). Admission is free. Visit www.goodmews.org for the latest about the Market and Good Mews.

 

November 22

The Atlanta Balalaika Society will present a concert of music, dance, and song from Slavic lands on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell, GA 30075. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (404) 292-7176, with a credit card at www.atlantabalalaika.com, beginning October 1, 2014, or in the lobby with check or cash one hour prior to the performance.

4th Annual Chili Cookoff. Bring your best batch and compete against Civilians and Firefighters for your chance to win cash. Winning chili could be on the Wing Cafe menu for a year. Proceeds to benefit the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund! Starts at 1:30pm and goes all day! Compete for a great cause.
Swedish Christmas Market. Vendors will be selling baked goods, holiday flower arrangements, traditional and modern handicrafts, Swedish Christmas ornaments, Scandinavian design, and delicious foods. The market also offers kid activities, including kids Lucia at 11am, Vasa Drängar, The Kickers, and Lucia procession at 2pm. 10am-3pm. $2/adult; under 18 free. Dorothy Benson Center, 6500 Vernon Woods Drive, Sandy Springs. More info: 404-613-4900 or www.atlanta.swea.org/julmarknadan
November 24 – 28
Cobb County Schools CLOSED for Thanksgiving break. Classes resume on Monday, December 1.
November 24 – 26
Fall Break Activities – National Parks Movie Marathon at the CNC. Join the CNC everyday for The National Parks, PBS Special, marathon. This film series connects our nation’s National Parks with stories and photos of each. Come and go as you please. All Ages. Enjoy a craft of the day from 11 am to 12 pm and enjoy the grounds by walking trails or having a picnic. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Member)Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Certified Teen Driving Course (through Nov. 29) offered by Safe America Foundation, licensed by the State of Georgia Department of Driver Services. Students will attend the state-required 30 hours of classroom training after which they must complete the required behind-the-wheel training individually within 6 months. 9am-3:30pm. No classes Thanksgiving Day. $150/30-hour classroom only. $474/classroom + 6 hours behind the wheel training. $574/classroom + 10 hours behind the wheel training. The Safe America Foundation, 2480 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More info: 770-973-7223 or www.safeamerica.org.
November 25
Make plans for a fun night out with Red Sky and Canvas by U, 7-9pm! Cost is $25. Enjoy a great selection of wines at Red Sky while painting your way through the evening with professional staff on site provided by Canvas by U. Bring your spouse or a group of friends and create a masterpiece for yourself or as a holiday gift! To register, visit http://www.canvasbyu.com/redsky.aspx. Red Sky is located at 1255 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 16 in Marietta. For reservations and more information please call 770.973.0100.
November 27
Happy Thanksgiving East Cobbers! Wishing you a day filled with food, family and friends!
12th Annual Gobble Jog, MUST Ministries’ largest fundraiser. Peachtree qualifying race. Packet pick-up Wednesday, November 26, 12-7pm, First United Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. Register at any Big Peach Running Company location or on-line at www.active.com. Same day registration for untimed runners only beginning at 6:30am. 10K (7:30am start), 5K (9:00am start), 1K (8:45am start) and Tot Trot (ages 5 & under – 10:30am start). Marietta Square. More info: 678-218-4521 or www.gobblejog.org.
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Sprayberry Arts & Crafts Show is this weekend

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Shop the 32nd Annual Sprayberry Arts & Crafts Show Saturday and Sunday, November 22-23, with over 150 arts, crafts, raffle and great food. Proceeds go to Sprayberry High School PTSA. Shopping hours are Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday noon-4pm. Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More info: 770-578-3200.

 

 

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ArtsBridge Foundation and Kennesaw State University’s College of the Arts Announce Partnership Expansion

ArtsBridge Signing

ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Kennesaw State University College of the Arts, signed a memorandum of understanding on October 17 outlining a new collaborative effort to create programs that will enhance arts education opportunities for our region’s students.

“We are excited about this new strategic project which will expand the relationship we already have with KSU’s College of the Arts,” said Pam Hubby, Director of Development, ArtsBridge Foundation. “For five years they have been an anchor in our ArtsBridge Field Trip Season, presenting “Synergy,” a multi-disciplined arts montage showcasing the talented students and faculty in the College of the Arts.”

Through this collaboration, ArtsBridge and KSU will expand arts education and talent development opportunities that will benefit not only high school and college students, but also the broader community.

“The College of the Arts is looking forward to this partnership and its potential to impact the arts,” said Dr. Patty Poulter, Dean of the College. “Our faculty will bring ideas and expertise to enhance ArtsBridge programming to include new master classes, auditioning, and other technical programs to support students’ interests in dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts.”

KSU’s College of the Arts students will also be able to intern with the Foundation and the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. Natalie Barrow, Director of Arts Education and Community Outreach for ArtsBridge Foundation, will oversee the internship project.

New programs resulting from this partnership will soon be announced as part of ArtsBridge’s 2014-2015 Season.

Give thanks for a good time! Community Events November 14 – 20.

The Annual Thanksgiving Ecumenical Celebration, will be held on Thursday, November 20, 7pm,at Temple Kol Emeth.

 

Enjoy a week of family fun all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE.

Every 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 adults/ $7 seniors/ $6 children ages 3-12 and free for 2 and under and members. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.

Trail Hikes, Every Saturday and Sunday. A docent guides you on a journey through the Chattahoochee Nature Center trails using biofacts and activities to spark you “natural” curiosity. 1pm. Admission: $10 adults/ $7 seniors/ $6 children ages 3-12 and free for 2 and under and members.. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.

FREE Chess Matches every Saturday. Hone your chess skills with games every Saturday starting at 3pm, Cool Beans Coffee Roasters (31 Mill St. Marietta, GA 30060) in Marietta Square. There no cost to play, email iJapanesey@Gmail.com or visit www.MariettaChess.com for more information.

Every Wednesday, Wednesday Walks in the garden at Barrington Hall. Share in the garden’s history and learn some gardening tips for your own yard. 9:30-10:30am. Free. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info/reservations: 770-640-3855.

 

 

Every Saturday

Marietta Square Farmers Market. featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. 9am-12pm. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.

Free Arts and Crafts. at Lakeshore Learning Materials. 11am-3pm. Ages 3 and up. Lakeshore Learning Store, 4287 Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-578-3100 or www.lakeshorelearning.com.

 

 

November 14
40th Anniversary Celebration. The owners of Frameworks Gallery invite longtime loyal customers and welcomes new ones for champagne and chocolates each afternoon they celebrate 40 years of business in East Cobb. 4-6pm. Frameworks Gallery, 1205 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Marietta. More info: 770-973-6701 or www.frameworksgallery.com.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Art Place – Mt. View. Now is your chance to join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka’s world-famous Chocolate Factory! See Augustus Gloop, Violet Beauregarde, Veruca Salt, Grandpa George, Grandma Georgina, Willy Wonka and Charlie himself come to life. Discover the true meaning of teamwork, self-confidence and self-esteem. The entire production effortlessly bridges time and excites the audience with creative anticipation. The delicious fun of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory awaits you! Ticket prices range from $8-$15 and are available at www.ccyp.org. Contact info@ccyp.org or 404-692-2297 with questions.

 

November 15

Walton High School Drama Presents: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the Tony-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel. The story is told by a rowdy ensemble of actors in a Victorian London music hall. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of Edwin Drood and it’s up to the audience to choose the killer. Each performance ends differently, depending on what the audience decides! Performances November 13th at 7, 15th at 2 and 7 and 16th at 2 at Walton HS . See www.waltondrama.com for tickets.
Shop the 3rd Annual Titan Tidings Christmas Gift Show at Blessed Trinity High School November 15-16 in the Main & Aux Gym, 11320 Woodstock Road, Roswell, GA 30075. Shopping hours are Saturday, November 15, 9am-4pm and Sunday, November 16, 10am-3pm. Admission is FREE. Shop over 100 vendors offering a large variety of unique and beautiful gift items including jewelry, wreaths, pottery, origami, fine art, holiday and home decor, monogramming, accessories, knits, children’s items, a huge bake sale and much more. The event is inside and there will be plenty of free parking available. Don’t forget to enter the Titan Tidings Raffle to win prizes and stop by the concession stand for snacks while you shop.
The Elegant Elf Marketplace takes place November 15 – 16, Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Lake Forest Elementary School, 5920 Sandy Springs Circle (across from the Lefont Theatre). $5 entrance fee (children 10 and under are free). Parking is free. For more information, visit www.sandyspringssociety.org.
The Childkind Challenge will start 7am at Road Runner Sports, Merchants Walk, 1311 Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb. For more information call Childkind at 404-248-1980 or visit the Childkind Challenge website: roadrunnersports.fundly.com/thechildkindchallenge2014.
Keep Cobb Beautiful will be celebrating America Recycles Day 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be two locations in Cobb to do your recycling: Jim Miller Park and Sewell Park. For more information, call 770-528-1135 or see the KCB website.
Greyhound Gallop. 1K and 5k Road Race benefitting the Garrison Mill Elementary School’s PTA enrichment efforts. 1K begin at 8am; 5K begins at 8:30am Registration: $35; Family of 4: $100; Phantom Runner: $25. Register online: www.greyhoundgallop.com. Garrison Mill Elementary School, 4111 Wesley Chapel Road, Marietta. More info: 770-642-5600 or www.greyhoundgallop.com.
November 16
7th Annual Kol Emeth Craft and Gift Fair. Support this annual fundraising craft and gift fair with over 30 vendors. Get all your holiday shopping done in one place. Offering a wide variety of products including jewelry, handbags, art, designer pet supplies, books, accessories, kitchenware of all kinds, children’s clothing, skin care products, gifts for men, Judaica, and more. 8:30am-2pm. Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, Marietta. More info: 770-973-9025 or www.kolemeth.net.
Powers Ferry United Methodist Church invites everyone to the 60th Anniversary Celebration of the church at 11am. Reverend Norton Campbell, the first Pastor at Powers Ferry along with other former pastors will be involved in the service. There will also be a covered dish luncheon in the Fellowship Hall immediately following worship. The church is located at 245 Powers Ferry Road in Marietta. For further information please contact the church office at 770-973-5271 Monday, Wednesday or Thursday from 10 am until 3 pm for more information about church services and activities.
November 17
Getting Comfortable With Your New e-Reader. The library has e-books available for download, but how do you get to them? How do you read them or listen to them with your new gadget? Join Burr Osoinach at East Marietta Library for a fun and de-mystifying demonstration of how to unlock the new world of e-books with your library card! 2-4pm. East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: Bruce Thompson, eastmarb@cobbcat.org or 770-509-2711.
November 19
Handmade Pottery and Silver Jewelry Show by Atlanta artist Barbara Johnston. Inspired by nature, see her unique pieces and meet the artist at Frameworks Gallery from 11:30am-3pm. Frameworks Gallery, 1205 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Marietta. More info: 770-973-6701 or www.frameworksgallery.com.
November 20
Coexist, the Annual Thanksgiving Ecumenical Celebration, 7pm,at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Rd, Marietta GA 30062 Enjoy a special pre-Thanksgiving celebration that is inspiring and fun, accompanied by uplifting music. Congregations across Atlanta come together this November for a night of interfaith prayer and community. The event is open to the entire community.

 

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Tickets available for Wheeler’s Holiday Music Showcase

Wheeler High School presents a Holiday Music Showcase on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Lassiter Concert Hall. Celebrate the holiday season by coming out to enjoy an afternoon of seasonal music and supoort the music programs at Wheeler!

Prelude Concert at 2pm by the Philharmonia & Sinfonia Orchestras and Spirito & Chorale Choirs. Finale Concert at 4pm by the Bel Voce Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Full Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. One ticket is good for both concerts.

Tickets may be purchased online through PayPal at www. wheelerorchestra.com. Adults $10.00 and Students $5.00.

 

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Centerstage North presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told and Then Some

 

Centerstage North is proud to present: Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some) By Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald, and John K. Alvarez. Original Music by Will Knapp. December 12-20 at The Art Place Mountain View 3330 Sandy Plains Road Marietta, GA 30066.

Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told — plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season. Starring Jeffrey Bigger, Kevin Renshaw and Steve Worrall. Directed by Karen Worrall.

Tickets: $15 in advance. $17 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.centerstagenorth.com.

 

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List your event with EAST COBBER

Does your group, club or organization have an event coming up? Send the details to us and we’ll include your event in our community calendar.

We’ll need: event name, date, description, ticket prices, times/hours, site address, phone number, email, and web address. The deadline for the Community Calendar is the 15th of the month prior to the next issue.

Email your info to: calendar@eastcobber.com. Be sure to include any related photos and/or posters.

 

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WANTED! Vintage photographs and stories of East Cobb!

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Do you have archives of old photographs or vintage postcards of East Cobb County? Are you knowledgeable about your local history? Would you like to help preserve your community’s fascinating history?

WANTED… folks to share and pass on memories and knowledge related to East Cobb, its people, places, things and surrounding area. If you live, have lived or have ties to the East Cobb County area your stories and/or photographs from yesteryear are wanted.

Cynthia Rozzo, founder and publisher of the EAST COBBER is currently compiling a photographic history of East Cobb and is looking for your help! She is assembling historic images of East Cobb County and the stories that go with them to include in an upcoming book.

Here’s a wishlist of photos wanted:

> East Cobb farm life and farming operations
> old church photos
> club photos
> school photographs
> East Cobb residents with their cars of yesteryear
> local residents wearing fashions of the day
> East Cobb buildings under construction
> “old” east Cobb families, such as, Keheley, Dickerson, Lassiter, Blackwell, Powers,etc.
> political leaders, old political signs from East Cobb

The importance of family collections cannot be overemphasized. Vintage photographs become increasingly fragile and by scanning and reproducing them in a book, they become available for all to see.

“It’s going to be a history of our community and we’d like the family histories in there as well,” Rozzo said.

To share your photographs and stories, please contact Cynthia Rozzo at 770-640-7070 or you can email your photos as separate jpg attachments to: cynthia@eastcobber.com.

“EAST COBBER staff members are available to come by and pick up photos at your home, we’ll scan them in the office and safely return your vintage photos,” says Rozzo, “We will also be videotaping oral histories. So, if you’d like to share your story, call the EAST COBBER office to schedule an appointment.”

Photographs, stories, and pieces of the past — they are all wanted. If you’d like to help keep local history alive by volunteering your talents to this effort, feel free to contact Cynthia.

 

 

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