Enjoy a week of family fun all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar 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: 678-355-3413.
The Gritters Knitters. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in anyway? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome the only requirement is your enthusiasm! Just bring your yarn and yourself. Fridays: 11am-1pm. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2524.
Marietta Square Farmers Market features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. Saturday 9am-12pm. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 12
Morningside presented by Georgia Ensemble Theatre. This shrewd and razor-sharp play from award-winning playwright Topher Payne takes us to a sunny, spring afternoon in the Morningside neighborhood of Atlanta where different generations are thrown together to test the bonds of family and friendship. Imagine: a baby shower, nine women with secrets, and a case of champagne. This is about to be the MOTHER of all baby showers. Various times. Tickets: $34-$37. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info: 770-641-1260 or get.org.
THROUGH DECEMBER 17
Good Mews Décor Market. Get started on your holiday shopping at the Good Mews annual Holiday Décor Market. Choose from festive fall décor, collectibles, ornaments and tree trimmings, knick-knacks and so much more! Proceeds go to Good Mews Animal Foundation, a cage free no-kill shelter for cats. Saturday: 10am-6pm; Sunday: 12-6pm. Free admission. Sandy Plains Shopping Center, 1860 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 202, Marietta. More info: goodmews.org.
NOVEMBER 10-12 & 16-18
Into the Woods presented by Act 3 Productions. Stephen Sondheim’s most popular work takes everyone’s favorite storybook character and brings them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece, and a rare modern classic. Check website for showtimes. Tickets: $15-30. Act3 Playhouse, 6285-R Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. More Info/Tickets: www.act3productions.org.
NOVEMBER 10 & 12
The Flying Dutchman presented by the Atlanta Opera. All-new production of Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, featuring an internationally recognized cast and extraordinary visuals to present the old folktale in a new way. The opera will be performed in German with English supertitles. Tickets start at $35 (before tax). Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. More info/tickets: atlantaopera.org or 404-881-8885.
Homeless Awareness Vigil. All are invited to remember those who have died in homelessness in Cobb County in 2017. 8pm. Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus, The Globe, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: cobbcollaborative.org.
32nd Annual Mt. Zion Craft Show sponsored by the Mt. Zion United Methodist Women. Artists and crafters, door prizes, silent auction, pictures with Santa, bake sale, and more. All proceeds of this show benefit church and local women’s and children’s ministries. Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday: 9am4pm. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1770 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 770-971-1465 or mtzionumw.org.
Atlanta Antique Gun and International Military Show. Friday: 12-5pm; Saturday: 9am-4pm. Admission: $7; Ages 7-12 $1; 2-day pass $10, IAMAW Union Hall, 1032 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: 704-282-1339 or thecarolinatrader.com.
Atlanta Veg Fest. Speakers, food samples, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, exhibitors. 10am-6pm. $5 suggested donation. Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: atlantavegfest.com.
Make Your Own Handcrafted Greeting Cards. Learn to make fun and beautiful handcrafted greeting cards using clever card making ideas and a variety of techniques. Participants should bring a pair of sharp scissors, a personal paper cutter, and a full roll of a dot runner scrapbooking or double-sided tape. 2-4 pm. Registration is required. Ages 16 through adult. Free. Space is limited to 16 participants. Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More info/to register: 770-509-2725 or cobbcat.org.
Mt. Bethel Christian Academy (MBCA) North Campus Open House. If you’ve not seen the fully renovated Upper School building, don’t miss this opportunity to come tour this expansive campus and hear the plans for the continued growth of MBCA’s Upper School. 9am. Mt. Bethel Christian Academy-North Campus, 2509 Post Oak Tritt Road, Marietta. More info: 770-971-0245 or contact Cal Boyd, Upper School Director of Admission, [email protected]
Veterans Day Fall Classic sponsored by Life University. Celebrate our nation’s bravest men and women and their service through a festival of running, entertainment, and local cuisine. Friday: 12-9pm: running social and packet pickup. 2-7pm: top of the hour shake out runs. Saturday: 7am: 5-mile and 10-mile start. 10:30am: 5k start. 12pm: kids 1-mile start. Festival at finish. The Battery Atlanta, 800 Battery Avenue SE, Atlanta. More info: veteransdayfallclassic.com.
Titan Tidings Christmas Gift Show. Over 110 vendors offering jewelry, holiday and home décor items, clothing and accessories, pottery, glassware, knits, monogramming, gourmet food items, children’s items, fine art and much more. The Campus Ministry Mission Trip will be hosting a huge bake sale in the cafeteria with all proceeds of the bake sale going to the mission trip. Saturday: 9am-5pm; Sunday: 10am-3pm. Blessed Trinity High School, 11320 Woodstock Road, Roswell. More info: 678-277-9083 or [email protected]
10th Annual Chili Cook-off. Join members, staff, and the community for a good-ole fashioned Chili CookOff! Top three finishers will be recognized. Not a cook?! Then come sample all of the chili you can eat for a $5 donation to Why It Matters. Toppings for chili will be provided. 11:30 am. McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA, 1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info/to register: Kristen Gauvreau, at 678-564-2120 or email [email protected]
Guard & Reserve On-site Sale hosted by The Military Family Support Center. The sale is available to retired veterans and active duty personnel and their families who have been granted commissary privileges. Sale features grocery goods, and features a stock assortment of about 1,000 items including fresh meat, fresh produce, chilled and frozen items. Military Support Center, 1901 Terrell Mill Road, Marietta. More info: Susan Edmonds, [email protected] or 910-330-7954.