Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta Community Events now through Dec 18

Several more Christmas events are planned in Acworth, Kennesaw and Marietta in the coming week.  Bring the whole family and enjoy.

GREAT GIG PRESENTS 15th ANNUAL SIGHTS & SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

Great Gig Dance Co. in Kennesaw presents Sights & Sounds of the Season, a musical Christmas variety show on Friday, December 10th at NorthStar Church in Kennesaw at 7:30pm. Sights and Sounds of the Season will feature the talented dancers of Great Gig Dance Ensemble, and promises to get you and your family in the Christmas mood!

Tickets are $15 in advance, and may be purchased by calling Great Gig Dance Co. at 770-218-2112, or visit their website at www.greatgigdance.com, or you can find them on Facebook.  NorthStar Church is located at 3413 Blue Springs Road in Kennesaw. This is a family Christmas event you won’t want to miss!

Great Gig Dance Co. offers dance classes for everyone, ages 3 to 103! Classes are available in Hip-Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary Dance and Tumbling. The studio is located in Kennesaw at 4200 Wade Green Road–in the Wade Green Crossing center, near Big Lots and LA Fitness. For more information, please visit www.greatgigdance.com.

BREAKFAST WITH THE GRINCH

The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department is excited to host Breakfast with the Grinch at the Acworth Community Center on Saturday, December 11 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Enjoy breakfast while the Grinch visits with each table for photo opportunities and to share Christmas wishes. After breakfast, the Grinch will join us as we create Grinch themed ornaments and crafts. Space is limited, must register each family member attending breakfast. For registration, please visit www.acworthparksandrec.org.

 

CHRISTMAS AT PIEDMONT  FRI & SAT DEC 11

Join us for a festive celebration; Christmas at Piedmont Church Arts & Craft Show will be buzzing with activity on Friday, December 10th and Saturday, December 11th. There will be lots of unique arts and crafts exhibitors from all over the southeast that have crafted, arranged, painted, or built all the products themselves. A sample of products to be sold is jewelry, pottery, paintings, ornaments, apparel, unique one of a kind gift items and much, much, more. A perfect time to enjoy good family fun and finish up your Christmas shopping!! Enjoy FREE Snow Tubing Slide, FREE petting zoo, Visiting with Santa. Hours are Friday, December 10th; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 11th; 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. FREE Admission and FREE Parking. There will be FREE parking and a free courtesy shuttle from JJ Danniel Middle School and the Old Time Pottery Parking lots. For more information call 770-423-1330 or visit www.piedmonthchurch.tv

 MARIETTA POPS CONCERT: SAT DEC 11.

This year’s concert is held in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church Marietta. The sanctuary seats eight hundred, allowing listeners to spread out as they feel necessary. There are two concerts on that date to choose from, one at 5:00 and the other one at 7:30. The concerts last a little over an hour and include an intermission. Along with singalongs of popular holiday songs and carols, there are traditional holiday pieces including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jingle Bells Forever, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting), I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, and many more including a surprise bonus piece. You can purchase tickets online at www.mariettapops.org or purchase tickets at the door. For more information, visit their website or contact them at mariettapopsorchestra@gmail.com

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

TUES DEC 14 KBA LUNCHEON – Join us on Tuesday, Dec 14 at 11:30 at the Governor’s Gun Club, as we present our Member and Business of the Year awards. Sponsored by Crane Elder Law Firm. Please RSVP at kennesawbusiness.org.

TUES DEC 14 KBA DECEMBER AA5 – Will be held Tuesday, Dec. 14 , 5:30-7:30 at DeskTop, N. Main St. Kennesaw. . Please RSVP at Kennesawbusiness.org

THURS. DEC 16 ACWORTH’S Women’s Business Network Will be held on December 16th, at 11:30 at The Holbrook, S. Main, Acworth. Kelly Nagel says: Wear your UGLY SWEATER Please RSVP at acworthbusiness.org.

 ACWORTH CHRISTMAS GOLF CART PARADE – SAT DEC 18

Join Acworth on Saturday, December 18 for its first ever Christmas Golf Cart Parade! The parade begins at Cauble Park at 2:00 p.m. The parade has a wonderful downtown route zooming through neighborhoods to spread holiday cheer! Tell your friends and neighbors to line the streets. This one is going to be a good one! For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 770-917-1234. Acworth residents who have registered their golf carts with the Acworth Police Department are welcome to participate in the parade by registering for free at www.acworthparksandrec.org.