Summer fun is giving way to high school sports all around East Cobb. Celebrate the school season with these great events. 


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. Free mulch is available to Cobb EMC members only. More info: 678-355-3413 or visit www.cobbemc.com/content/request-wood-chips.

 

THROUGH AUGUST 29

Bulloch Hall Tours: Staying Cool in the 19th Century. The lovely ladies of the 19th Century wore several pounds of clothing and still only “glistened” in the Georgia heat. How did they do it? Visit this exhibit at Bulloch Hall to learn about 19th Century fashion. Monday-Saturday: 10am-3pm. Sunday: 1pm-3pm. Adults $8, Seniors $7, Children $6, Children 6 & under free. 180 Bulloch Ave, Roswell. More info: www.bullochhall.org

 

TUESDAYS AND SATURDAYS

Wildlife 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 and students ages 13-18. $6/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.

 

SATURDAYS

ECIC Free Clinic & Lab. East Cobb Islamic Center (ECIC), is offering a free medical clinic with laboratory work and prescription assistance to uninsured/underserved members of the community. They are partnering with the Georgia Department of Public Health to provide this service. 9am-12pm (no appointment necessary). East Cobb Islamic Center, 1111 Braswell Road, Marietta. More info: 678-528-1414 or [email protected]

 

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4

Acworth Slide: World’s Largest Inflatable Water Slide. The 175’ long waterslide is billed as the “World’s Largest Inflatable Water Slide.” Each slider must be 42 inches or taller. Saturdays & Sundays: 11am-6pm. Daily rates: $16/person, unlimited slides; $8/person, unlimited slides for 1 hour; $4/person, 1 slide. Dallas Landing Park on the Beach, 5120 Allatoona Drive, Acworth. More info: 404-406-6996 or acworthslide.com.

 

AUGUST 11-12

Rabbit Hole. Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize. August 4 & 5: 8pm. 6: 2pm. 10 & 11: 8pm. 12: 2pm & 8pm. Tickets: $15. The Art Place Mountain View, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, East Cobb.  More info: 770-331-0079 or visit centerstagenorth.org.

 

AUGUST 12

3rd Annual Charity Car & Bike Show presented by Don’t Be a Bully Foundation and United Stangs. This is a family fun event showcasing Georgia’s finest cars & bikes for a charitable cause. Games, vendors, performances, and even free school supplies. 11:30am-4:30pm. All vehicles and vendors are needed to support the cause. Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info/registration: Symone Cantey 404-579-9310, [email protected], www.facebook.com/dontbeabullyfoundation.

Miss Cobb County Scholarship Pageant. This August marks the Pageant’s 60th Anniversary. Previous winners from 1958-2017 will attend this historic event. The new Miss Cobb will be crowned and the winner will move on to the Miss Georgia Competition and compete for a $10,000 scholarship. 7pm. $20/ticket. Free parking. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. To register or for more info: Gene Phillips, 770-435-6378, [email protected], or misscobb.com.

 

AUGUST 13

Chattahoochee Sunset Sips. Enjoy a night out with families and friends listening to the American jazz sounds of Gwen Hughes & “Grit Hits!” Bring a picnic and grab a beverage or snack (beer and wine available for purchase). This is a laid back, family friendly series and CNC’s grounds are open for you to explore. 6:30-9:30pm. $10/adult, $7/seniors. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.