Christmastime is officially upon us! With school out and the end of the year soon to arrive, these festive East Cobb events will certainly make your holidays merry and bright! 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.
Marietta Square Farmers Market. Features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. Saturday 9am-12 Noon. Rain or shine. Now open all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
THROUGH DECEMBER 31
Trail of Tears Photography Exhibit. Browse at your leisure photographs of contemporary sites on the Trail of Tears, along with a reproduction of the protest roll. Free. 9am5pm. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Visitor Center, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive NW, Kennesaw. More info: www.nps.gov/kemo.
Toy Exhibit. This display will feature a collection of antique toys, some belonging to the Smith family and others on loan to the plantation. Toys date back to the 19th century. $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children. Smith Plantation Home 935 Alpharetta Street, Roswell. More info: www.southerntriology.com.
Holidays at the Avenue. Enjoy complimentary horse drawn carriage rides, holiday music and visits with Santa. 3-7pm. Free. The Avenue East Cobb 4475 Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.avenueeastcobb.com.
A Christmas Tradition. This song and dance revue is guaranteed to make the entire family dance, clap and enjoy the spirit of the holidays. Fridays & Saturdays: 8pm; Sundays: 3pm. $30. The Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theatre 117 N. Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.earlsmithstrand.org.
Boston Brass & the Brass All-Stars Big Band. Perennial favorites Boston Brass have teamed up with all-star brass players from around the globe to produce an unmatched sound that will light a fire for your holiday season. 8pm. $23-$35. Sandy Springs Cultural Arts Center 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. More info: www.citysprings.com.
ECIC Free Medical Clinic. East Cobb Islamic Center (ECIC), a non-profit organization, has a free medical clinic with discounted lab work available to uninsured members of the community. This is an entirely FREE service for patients who are uninsured and have low income qualify. East Cobb Islamic Center, 1111 Braswell Road, Marietta 30062. More info: 404-936-0781 or email@example.com.
Classic Nashville Christmas. Jason Petty and Katie Deal bring you a collection of country Christmas songs and the stories behind them. 8pm. $30. $25 senior, student, military. Roswell Cultural Arts Center 950 Forrest Street, Roswell. More info: www.RoswellCAC.com.
Craf(tea) Meetup. Savor a cup while crafting! Bring your own craft project from home to work on while socializing with other crafters and sipping tea. Share and learn tips, talk, and enjoy the fun! Open to adults and teens. 7-8pm. Free. Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.cobbcat.org.
Gritters Knitters. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in any way? 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. 11am-1pm. Free. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: www.cobbcat.org.