Kick off your Thanksgiving with the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia 1 Mile and 50-Meter Dash. It's an Atlanta tradition! Runners and walkers will earn their turkey as they finish their race under Atlanta's iconic Olympic rings. Stick around for a post-race celebration outside Georgia State Stadium (formerly known as Turner Field).
Come experience some of the most stellar artists of our time on one stage. Soulful Sounds of Christmas feat. Will Downing and spcial guests will usher in the spirit of the holiday season. The Soulful Sounds of Christmas tour delivers a warm evening of love to celebrate the 2018 holiday season.
Kick off the holiday season with a trip to see Santa and the Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Marietta Square.
If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome; the only requirement is your enthusiasm! Just bring your yarn and yourself to Gritters on any Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Organizer: Beth Silzle, 770.528.2524
Six Flags Over Georgia is continuing its new holiday tradition as it extends its season with the addition of Six Flags Entertainment’s annual holiday festival, Holiday in the Park. More than 1 million LED lights and dozens of Christmas trees will create the perfect magical atmosphere this holiday season from Nov. 17 through Jan. 6 on select days.
Santa's arrival begins at noon with a Main Street parade featuring marching bands, decorated floats, vintage cars and colorfully costumed characters. The celebration continues with a holiday host of activities including free snow tubing, inflatables and amusements; kids' crafts; visits with Santa; and stage entertainment.
Partake in free balance strengthening Tai Chi classes. Certified instructors present Tai Chi classes as part of the Senior Wellness Series. Tai Chi is known to help people with their balance and strength. All adults ages 18 and up are welcome! Please contact the East Cobb Library Information Desk at 770.509.2730 to reserve your spot.
The Page Turners Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. to noon for Group A and 1-2:30 p.m. for Group B at Mountain View Regional Library. The groups read a mix of fiction and nonfiction that is voted on by the members of the group.
This year, Marietta Square’s Winter Wonderland presents Santa’s Magical Moments. For two nights only on Dec. 11-12, your family can experience a magical half-hour with Santa at his house on the Square. Come have some milk and cookies, read Christmas stories, make reindeer food and walk away with pictures to remember your magical night.