SAT DEC 1 – Day with Santa at Ben Robertson Community Center.

A Day with Santa has been moved to Ben Robertson Community Center. (Parade CANCELLED)
The City of Kennesaw has cancelled the Parade due to inclement weather – however the City is moving as many Day With Santa activities to the Ben Robertson Community Center on Sat Dec 1.  The fun begins at noon and will run until four.  Bring the kids for Christmas Crafts- two rooms making crafts including a Grinch craft room sponsored by Kennesaw Pediactrics. Holiday Entertainment including Great Gig Dance, KPR Gymnastics, Dreamweaver Dance Co. and Dance Tech and Talent. Williams Bros will be on hand with their famous bbq. Most important the kids can visit with Santa, whisper their wishes and have their photo taken. WellStar will be on hand – they are the major sponsor of this event.

Many thanks to the Parks and Recreation Dept who can change direction at a moments notice.  No storm will shut down the Holiday Spirit at the City of Kennesaw. For more information, visit or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at (770) 422-9714.

SAT DEC 1-SUN DEC 2 THE NUTCRACKER BY GEORGIA BALLET at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre and includes a sensory friendly performance. The Georgia Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a timeless ballet the whole family can enjoy. To purchase tickets and find more information, visit or call 770-528-0881.

SAT DEC 1 GSO HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT: 3 AND 8 PM. The Georgia Symphony Orchestra, the GSO Chorus, and the Georgia Youth Symphony Chorus present a merry collection of traditional holiday tunes and cherished classical music. A delightful new addition this year will be the winner of the first ever GSO Holiday Pops Star singing competition in a performance sure to fill your heart with joy. This is a family-friendly concert ideal for all ages. The concert features Santa, Special Guests, and a Sing-along. At the Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, GA Purchase tickets online at https//

SUN DEC 2 HOLIDAY MARKET sponsored by Bravo Dance Center, GA. Hours:1:00 – 4:00 pm. Unique local gifts at the Holiday Market. Don’t forget your camera! You will want to capture Santa’s Workshop come to life! This is a Free event! Bring the kids! Bravo Dance Center is located at 5340 Brookstone Dr NW, Acworth, Georgia 30101

SUN & MON DEC 2 & 3 CAROL’S BY CANDLELIGHT Presented by the First Baptist Church Marietta, the Worship Arts Ministry (Worship Choir and First Orchestra) has annually helped start the Christmas season with beautiful and inspirational music. This is a free concert and is a gift from First Baptist to our community. First Baptist Church of Marietta is located at 148 Church St., Marietta, 30060.

TUES DEC 4 – MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY ACWORTH – The City of Acworth invites everyone to our annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 4 at 6:00 p.m.  This will be the third night of Hanukkah.  The Menorah is located at the corner of Cowan Road and Main Street in Downtown Acworth. Rabbi Zalman Charytan from the Chabad Jewish Center will officiate the lighting with Mayor Tommy Allegood assisting. For more information visit or call the Parks and Recreation office at 770-917-1234