Weekend Fun, February 7 – 9

Friday Creativity Can at Barnes & Noble (Cumberland). 3pm. Crafting event to inspire creative exploration in children.  Ages 4+. Martinis and Art (Date Night!). 5:30 – 8:30. Marietta Museum of Art. Free for members, $8/person for non-members. Saturday Michaels Kids’ Club. 10am, 10:30, 11, 11:30. All Michaels locations. This week’s craft: Sweet Treat Card. Marietta Square […]

Weekend Fun – Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

What a week! Now that roads are passable again, here are a few activities to help cure your cabin fever. Friday St. Peter & St. Paul Kids’ Consignment Sale. 9am – 4pm. 1795 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta. Clothes, toys and baby gear. Chinese New Year Celebration. 6-8pm. Cumberland Mall, Center Court (across from Starbucks). It’s the year of the […]

Weekend Fun, Jan. 24-26

Friday Discover the Dinosaurs at Cobb Galleria. 3pm – 9pm. Enjoy a unique hands-on exhibit that consists of over 60 museum quality and animatronic dinosaurs that gives you the opportunity to actually get close and touch the dinosaurs. In addition, there will be rides, crafts, a scavenger hunt and other fun activities for kids of all ages. […]

Weekend (and MLK Day) Fun – Jan. 17 – 20

Friday Christmas Tree Recycling at Pike Nurseries. 9am – 6pm. All Pike locations (the 3 closest ones are Roswell Rd. in Marietta, Barrett Parkway in Marietta, and Roswell Rd. in Buckhead.). If you still have your tree, bring it in for recycling. Dove of Peace Handprint Craft. 3pm – 5:30pm. West Cobb Regional Library (Kennesaw). Drop in […]

Weekend Events Dec. 13-15

Friday Horse-drawn sleigh rides through Vinings Jubilee. 5-8pm. Add a little extra magic to your shopping with complimentary Victorian sleigh rides. Santa House at Aunt Fanny’s Cabin (Atlanta Rd, Smyrna). 6-8pm. Let your children enjoy a more personal visit with Santa vs the traditional mall setting.   Saturday Brunch with Santa at J. Christophers – […]

Weekend Events Dec. 7 – 9

Friday Kennesaw Santa Day Parade. 12pm – 5pm. Main Street. Parade, live music, dance performances, food vendors, crafts and tree lighting. Polar Express Adventure at the Southern Museum. 6pm – 10pm after the City of Kennesaw tree lighting. Attendees will meet a train conductor and a hobo before having the opportunity to create holiday crafts and […]

{Hidden Treasurers} Chattahoochee Coffee Company

Way down yonder by the Chattahoochee… did you know that there’s a little gem nestled on the river banks, hidden at the back of an apartment complex?     Chattahoochee Coffee Company (previously Land of a Thousand Hills) serves up coffee, amazing views, and a generous heap of social consciousness. Since changing names (though ownership […]

Weekend (and Week!) Events Nov. 29 – Dec. 6

It’s a very quiet weekend! Event planners must assume we are all traveling, shopping, or busy with rivalry weekend. And they’re probably right. So I’ve extended the weekend recap to include activities happening during the next week as well – there are several tree lightings and other great things going on. Of course, there are […]

Weekend Events Nov. 22 – 24

Things are slowing down this weekend just a tad as folks prepare for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. But there’s still plenty to enjoy: A healthy eating event and book release for your toddler! A new skate park! Cats!!! (You’re welcome). And, besides what’s listed here, check out this great Holiday Roundup that we posted earlier this […]

Weekend Events Nov. 15 – 17

The holiday season is swinging into full gear and there are tons of fun, local events happening this weekend. And this is barely skimming the surface! On Monday we’ll post a very comprehensive overview of holiday activities near and far, compiled by our contributor, Jenn. If you know of any local events that aren’t being […]