Summer fun is heating up all around East Cobb. For more local event ideas and activities, check out our online calendar HERE.
Garden Tour. Led by Horticulturist Janet Rigsby. Free tour of the historic gardens at Barrington Hall. Begins at the main house back porch. No reservations are necessary. 9:30am. Free. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell 30075. More info: roswellgov.com.
Ukulele Club at JMEC. Come and learn new songs and enjoy playing your Ukulele in a group setting. Players will learn chords and strumming techniques while learning new songs. Family discount – Only $10 for additional family members. 6-7pm. $49 for 4 one hour sessions. Jennings Music & Education Center, 3595 Canton Road Suite 108, Marietta 30066. More info: 770-425-2560 or jenningsmusic.com.
Antique Gun & Military Collectibles Show & Sale. Friday: 12-5pm. Saturday: 9am-4pm. $7/adults; $1/ages 7-12. 2 day pass $10. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 709, Union Hall, 1032 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: 704-282-1339 or [email protected].
180th Marietta Campmeeting. For nearly 200 years, fellow Christians have come together, on this sacred ground, to share their experiences with God. Campmeeting is a non-denominational revival where everyone is invited to join in the glorious celebration of our Lord. Starts with a covered dish picnic at 6pm on Friday followed by the first service at 7:30pm. Services will be held twice daily (11am and 7:30pm) the remaining days ending with the 11am service on Sunday, July 23. Guest pastors and speakers. Free. 2300 Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: www.mariettacampmeeting.com.
JUNE 30 – JULY 16
Jukebox Giants: Motown and More! This stellar show will transport any music lover on a trip back to the golden age of classic pop and Motown music, featuring everyone’s favorite hits from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. The Strand’s biggest show of the summer! Tickets $25. Fridays and Saturdays: 7pm. The Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.
Marietta Square Art Walk. Enjoy an evening of shopping, dining, and a variety of arts & culture, around the charming streets of the Marietta Square. Top local dance, musical, visual and performing artists share their talent in front of the many boutiques, restaurants, galleries, and museums of the culturally rich and authentic Marietta Square. Every 1st Friday through November, 5-9pm. More info: www.ArtWalkMarietta.com.
Upcycling: Tote Bag to T-shirt. Upcycling is the process of transforming unwanted object into useful treasures. Help build a better world this summer by giving old junk a new purpose… like making tote bags from old t-shirts! This program is for tweens who have completed grades 4 and 5. Registration begins June 1st by calling 770-509-4964 or visiting the Mountain View Children’s Reference Desk. July 17, 2-3:00pm. Mountain View Regional Library.
Gone with the Wind Museum. Monday, July 17 | 10am-2pm. $5 at the museum. Come with us to Gone With The Wind Museum and enjoy a delicious lunch at Stockyard Burgers & Bones (on your own). East Cobb Senior Center.
Wheel of Fortune. Monday, July 17 | 5pm-7pm. Free/Registration required. Wheel of Fortune: a virtual version of the popular TV game show. Spin the wheel, pick a letter, and guess the word or phrase to win prizes. East Cobb Senior Center.
Mini-Facial at Origins. Tuesday, July 18 | 9:30am-2pm. Free/Registration required; Space limited. Come with us to discover a free mini-facial at Origins and receive a personalized skincare consultation; you will be able to take home custom dram samples. Enjoy lunch at Panera Bread Company. East Cobb Senior Center.