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Nine Free Activities around East Cobb and Atlanta this Holiday Season!

November 28, 2019
By MB Communications

Holiday Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival
Friday | November 29 | 3-7pm
Hosted by The Avenue East Cobb
4475 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062
Santa, carriage rides, and their first-ever Tree Lighting! Santa visits will be in Suite 400, located between Sephora and Simply Mac. Kid-friendly entertainment will include face painting and live characters such as Rudolph and the Gingerbread Man! Go here for more information! 
 
Free Cooking Class
Tuesday | December 3 | 6-8pm
Join a local chef at the Cutco Kitchen in Atlanta for a night of cooking fun! Go here to register!
 
Holiday Books and Crafts
Thursday | December 5 | 11am
4880 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA
Participants will be sharing their favorite holiday books and complete a holiday-based craft where they transform an old book into an object with new meaning. The library will provide the materials, but participants are welcome to bring additional items for your personal creation. Click here to register or call the East Cobb Library at 770.509.2730 for more information.
 
Carols for Christmas Concert*
Friday | December 6 | 7:30pm
Sunday | December 8 | 6pm
Hosted by Mt. Bethel East Cobb Campus
4385 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA
Mt. Bethel will host its 34th annual Christmas concert featuring the Mt. Bethel Orchestra and Chancel Choir, as well as special performances by our student and children’s choir. *Admission is free; go here to reserve your spot.
 
High Museum – December Second Sunday
Sunday | December 8 | 12-5pm
Hosted by the High Museum of Art
Enjoy FREE admission to the special Holiday edition of the High Museum’s Second Sunday programming! Enjoy art-making activities, tours, performances, and the High’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. To help ensure your family has a great experience at the High Museum, check out our Second Sunday Social Story. Go here to find out more.
 
Bethlehem Walk
Wednesday |December 11 | 5-7pm
Hosted by Mt. Bethel East Cobb Campus
4385 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA
The Christmas story comes to life in East Cobb! Take a walk through Bethlehem and experience the story of our Savior’s birth. This event is free and designed for families with children of all ages. The event includes Bethlehem Interactive BoothsPetting zoo, crafts, hot cocoa, cookies, and live performancesGo here for more information!
 
Drive-Up Christmas
Friday – Sunday | December 13, 14, and 15 | Shows every 20 minutes from 6-8pm
Hosted by Hope Church
1970 Charles Hardy Pkwy, Dallas, GA
Live Nativity and Christmas Light Show. Bring the entire family and celebrate the true meaning of the season and enjoy hot cocoa and s’mores! Go here to find out more.
 
Pet Photos with Santa
Sunday | December 15 | 6-8pm
Hosted by JCPenny at Town Center
400 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Bring your furry friend (and the rest of your family) for photos with Santa. Santa is located in Center Court (near Starbucks). Please park in the lot between JCPenney and Belk and enter through that mall entrance. Go here for more information!
 
Carriage Rides and Visits with Santa
Friday | December 20 | 3-7pm
Hosted by The Avenue East Cobb
4475 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062
Enjoy holiday music, horse-drawn carriage rides, and visits with Santa. Don’t forget to bring your Christmas wish list to share with Santa! Go here to find out more!