Local Thanksgiving Events

We published our Holiday Events Listing nice and early for the planners…and those who already have their Pandora Christmas station blasting (you know who you are!), but it’s time to give Thanksgiving some much needed love. Here is a combo post — you’ll get all of the Thanksgiving-specific events happening near us, plus the usual Weekend Fun […]

Santa Claus is coming to Cobb!

Santa Claus is coming to Cobb! And in the case of Town Center, he’s already here for all of you early birds who want your photos and Christmas cards ordered before Thanksgiving! These are his traditional, long-term locations, but he’ll also make special appearances at many of our local events, which you can find here.   Town […]

Swim Revolution — How swimming through the winter gave this mom the summer she deserved!

  I think by now many of you have heard of the incredible team at Swim Revolution. But I know some parents still have concerns about their children being too young, too afraid, or who simply feel that swimming belongs in the summer. Here’s an awesome personal review to remind us why this is actually […]

Halloween Events

Happy Halloween! I know most people have their plans locked down, but I’m still seeing a few questions on facebook about what’s going on today/tonight, so I thought I’d get this posted! Spooky Dragonfly Festival. 10am – 5pm. Dragonfly Boutique, Concord Rd, Smyrna. Crafts, face painting, local artists, food, trick or treating, and more will […]

Halloween Happenings

  We told you about all the great fall festivals and local pumpkin patches last week, so now here is Part 2 — all of the local Trunk-or-Treat and Halloween events happening at the end of the month! Get the kids (and yourself) dressed up for some Halloween fun! {Many of the church-based events are seeking […]

Weekend Fun, October 9-11

Saturday Special Events Chalktober Fest, Marietta Square, 10am – 5pm, Concert from 7pm – 9pm The 2015 Marietta Chalktoberfest features 45+ professional chalk artists creating patriotic works of art on the streets of historic Marietta Square. Additionally, there will be a craft beer festival, competition chalk section, concerts on the Square and much more on Saturday. […]

Fall Fairs, Fests and Special Events!

There’s something special about the month of October, with the cooler weather, the shift into the “holiday” mentality and the abundance of fairs, fests and chili cook-offs. There’s an overload of family-friendly activities to enjoy between now and Halloween, so get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer! {Trunk or Treat events are […]

Weekend Fun, October 2-4

Friday Cumberland Community Church MOPS Consignment Sale. 110 Sports Ave SE, Smyrna. 9:30 am – 7 pm Cumberland Community Church MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) holds a semi-annual sale each Fall and Spring.  There will be over 200 sellers from all over Atlanta and the space features wide-open spaces for shopping with strollers. There will be high-quality, gently used […]

{In the Community} Cobb Moms Helping Cobb

Social media gets a bad rap these days, but here in Smyrna/Cobb we have several Facebook groups, formed by local parents, who are actively (and rapidly!) changing our community for the better. This is Part II in our series highlighting these incredible groups. Cobb Moms Helping Cobb was founded in 2014 by Rebecca Bloom. To introduce the group, I […]

Weekend Fun, September 25-27

Saturday Special Events Document Shredding, 9am – 12pm, Aline Wolfe Adult Recreation Center, 884 Church Street, Smyrna. Do a little fall cleaning and clear out those old papers at this shredding event sponsored by Keep Smyrna Beautiful. Southern Museum, Museum Day Live, 9:30 – 5pm, Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Kennesaw. On Saturday, September 26, as […]