The Weekender: Arts, Festivals and Fun

Here's a roundup of fun events around Cobb County this weekend.


What: Bring a minimum of four items (dresses, purses, and shoes). Must be gently used, clean and free of damage. The items must have a value of $50 or more and must be on hangers. Then get swapping!

When: 6 p.m.

Where:200 Village Green Cir SE,Smyrna, GA

Cost: $15



What: Choose a piece of pottery to paint. Adult beverages and appetizers are welcome.

Where:  4290 Bells Ferry Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

When: 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $10-$15, reserve a spot online. 

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

What: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and libretto by Hugh Wheeler. This show is better suited to teenage and adult audiences due to violence. 

Where: Young Actors Playhouse 3380 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30066

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Cost: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online.


What: Three Junior Girl Scouts created an exhibit with facts and memorabilia telling Girl scouts history in Powder Springs.

When: 2 p.m.

Where:3901 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs,GA 

Cost: Free

Candlelite Concert Series: Blair Crimmins and the Hookers

What: This is the third in the South Cobb Arts Alliance Summer Candlelite Concert Series 2012. Bring a picnic and come early for best seating.  Food is also available at the concessions stand.

Where:  5239 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA

When: Gates open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m.

Cost: General seating is free. Four-person tables are available for $50. Call 770-819-3285 to reserve a table.

What: The Mableton Business Exchange and Home Rule News are proud to present an open house for the Mableton Moose Fraternity.  Bring the family and kids out for a day in South Cobb-Lithia Springs.  There will be an all you can eat buffet for $10 ($5 for children), children's activities, radio broadcasting and much more.  Check out local businesses and community organizations.  Money raised for the Mableton Moose Lodge and Serenity House.

Where: Mableton Moose Lodge 7894 White Rd, Austell, GA 30168

When: Noon to 8 p.m.

Cost: Admission is free


What: Your Days To Secure Your Best Deals and Your Best Seats For The Shows You Love! Purchase season tickets with special offers only during this event from Cobb Energy’s resident companies - Gas South Broadway Series, Jazz Roots – A new Jazz series offered by the Cobb Energy Centre Foundation, The Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet.

Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Parkway, Atlanta GA 30339 

When: 1 p.m.

Cost: Admission is free.

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