Friday, April 12, 2013
This weekend see the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" on Marietta Square; go on a guided walk of the uncompleted section of the Silver Comet Trail; or head to Acworth for the annual Art Fest.
Acworth Art Fest When: April 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 14 from noon to 6 p.m. Where: City of Acworth, Main Street, Acworth, GA What: The historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is a delightful backdrop for 120 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country. Their creative booth displays will decorate the beautiful street with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and more. The Kidz Zone will be filled with creative activities. You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown When: April 12, 13 and 14 at 8 p.m. Where: The Alley Stage, 11 Anderson St SE, Marietta, GA Cost: $25 What: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Sally, Lucy, Schroeder and the rest of the Peanuts gang star in You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, a …
Friday, March 22, 2013
This weekend head to North Cobb High School for a community-wide electronics recycling event, celebrate the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History's 10th anniversary and more.
Community Recycling Event at North Cobb High When: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: 3400 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw, GA What: North Cobb High School is hosting a community-wide electronics recycling day in the school parking lot at Blue Springs Road and Old Highway 41. Funds generated from the recycled items benefit the NCHS PTSA. Items accepted for recycling: Cellphones, desktops, laptops, servers, hard drives, keyboards, mice, cordless phones, routers, stereo equipment, PDAs, circuit boards, LCD monitors, other electronics and metals. Televisions and CRT monitors will be accepted, but there will be a $5 per TV or monitor charge. Southern Museum’s ‘Museum Night’ When: Saturday, March 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. Where: Southern Museum …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Hundreds will attend the annual event of song, testimonies and presentations to raise awareness for our troops and let them know we support them. See how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to the event!
The Marietta Museum of History and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of Strand tickets to March 1's Hearts for Heroes IV. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article and tell us what your favorite thing to do in Cobb County is or share your thanks to our servicemen. Just a sentence or two will be fine. For the fourth year, Marietta will celebrate, honor and remember local servicemen and wounded warriors with the Hearts for Heroes event at the Strand Theatre. This year five of the cities in Cobb County will recognize and honor a “citizen soldier” for their service to their country and their community. Attendees will be treated to patriotic musical …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Take a look at this roundup of events in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties, Feb. 15 through Feb. 17.
Douglasville Arbor Day Event What: Keep Douglasville Beautiful invites you to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings at Jessie Davis Park. The event will include an educational workshop led by a certified arborist, a tree planting demonstration and free pecan seedlings. Where: Davis Park, 7775 Malone St, Douglasville When: Friday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. "Beehive: The 60's Musical" What: Beehive is a rockin’ musical celebration of the girl groups who left their mark on 60’s music and on many of our lives. Relive music’s golden era and an empowering time in history with "The Name Game," "The Beat Goes On," "Respect," "Natural Woman," "My Boyfriend’s Back," "One Fine Day," "To Sir With Love," "It’s My Party," "Proud Mary," "Downtown" and more. …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Want to celebrate Mardi Gras in Cobb County? Enjoy festive food, music and family fun at Saturday's Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the 4th Annual Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run on the Marietta Square. The event benefits the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta and it's community partners. The 5K run will begin Saturday at 8 a.m., with the 1K beginning at 8:45 a.m. and the Tot-Trot at 9 a.m. For the third year, the Junior League is teaming up with Shoes for the Cure for a shoe drive. All shoe donations are welcome - not just running shoes. There will be bins for drop-off available. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for Tot-Trot. Visit http://www.marietta5k.com or Junior League of Cobb-Marietta's website for more information and registration.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Celebrate Mardi Gras with the 5K Run on Marietta Square, Atkins Park’s Oyster and Mardi Gras Festival in Smyrna, Henry’s Louisiana Grill Mardi Gras celebration in Acworth, a Masquerade Ball, or a Jazz Brunch Buffet in Kennesaw.
Mardi Gras is a week away, Tuesday, Feb. 12; however, Cobb County is kicking off the festivities early with a run on Marietta Square this weekend, a meet and eat for seniors on Thursday, and music and dining events leading up to Fat Tuesday. Take a look at some of the events going on this week and next week, and be sure to share your events in the comments below or in the community calendar. Thursday, February 7 from noon to 2 p.m. Cost: $8.00 Resident; $10 Non-Resident Join the Freeman Poole Senior Center for the Mardi Gras Meet and Eat. Dress to impress. Akil Shakir will be performing live with music from the 70’s. Enjoy a delicious meal too. Call the C. Freeman Poole Senior Center at 770-801-3400 for details and reservation. Saturday, …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Hundreds will attend the evening of song, testimonies and presentations to raise awareness for our troops and let them know we support them. See how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to the event!
The Marietta Museum of History and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of VIP tickets to May 10's Hearts for Heroes III. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article and tell us what your favorite thing to do in Marietta is or share your thanks to our servicemen. Just a sentence or two will be fine. For the third year, Marietta will celebrate, honor and remember local servicemen and wounded warriors with the Hearts for Heroes event at the Strand Theatre. "We are putting this event together to honor the servicemen and women. Marietta gives a big city feel in a small town; it's like a big family, and this gives us a chance to honor those who help and protect…
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Jeanne Wells wins a pair of tickets to Thursday night's premiere.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
We wanted to hear about your favorite Earl Smith Strand Theatre moments, but Patch's ticket giveaway proved to be a golden opportunity to visit the Marietta Square theater for the first time. More than half the people who entered the contest by posting comments across Cobb County Patches said they have never seen a show at the Strand but would love to do so. That group includes our randomly selected winner, Jeanne Wells. "I have not yet been to the Strand but I am looking forward to possibly having an event there sometime in the near future," wrote Wells, the activities director for Dogwood Forest of Marietta, an assisted-living facility in East Cobb. "I look forward to taking my residents there on a trip someday. I am a huge Elvis fan and…
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Strand stage will be transformed into a Vegas variety show with showstoppers and impersonators highlighting the talents of Elvis, Liberace, Dolly Parton, the Rat Pack, the Four Tops and more.
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Earl Smith Strand Theatre and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of tickets to Thursday's opening night of The Vegas Show. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article to tell us how many times you've gone to the Strand and what your favorite event was. Just a sentence or two will be fine. You must get your entry in by 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 14. We’ll conduct a random drawing from these entries for The Vegas Show performance March 15. Boarding MARI-GA (as in Marietta, GA) Airlines, audience members will enjoy two fun-filled acts of sensory overload and over-the-top glitz as they “fly” into Sin City. Featuring showgirls, singers, dancers and musical …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Here's your roundup of highlights from Acworth and nearby Patches for Dec. 23.
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