Top five things to do in Cobb this weekend
by MDJ staff
April 18, 2014 01:24 AM | 2213 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print

5th Annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop

The 5th Annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop will drop more than 90,000 eggs and pieces of candy from a helicopter at the Sprayberry High School football fields. There will also be face-painting and the Three-13 Salon, Spa and Boutique Kids Zone with inflatable slides and bounce houses for the toddlers and the older thrill seekers alike. Unlimited rides can be purchased for $5 per child. The Cobb EMC Egg Hunts will be 11:30 a.m. for children ages three and under; 1:30 p.m. will be the helicopter drop for 4-7 year olds, and 3:30 p.m. for children 8-10 to begin hunting.

WHEN: Saturday

WHERE: Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta

COST: Free admission and parking.


‘King of Kings’

The Earl Smith Strand Theatre will have a screening of “King of Kings,” a storyline taken directly from the scriptures. The last time the film was shown publicly in the Atlanta area was at the Fox Theatre in 1958.

WHEN: Today, 8 p.m. screening, 7:30 p.m. organ preshow

WHERE: Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N. Park Square, Marietta


Marietta Square Artists Market

The Marietta Square Artists Market is a fine arts juried market that showcases the best of local work, rain or shine.

WHEN: Now through November, every second and fourth Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Mill Street, adjacent to the Marietta Square Farmers Market, downtown Marietta


Annie The Musical

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre will have Annie the Musical.

WHEN: Today, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta

INFO: (404) 377-9948 or

Easter Egg Hunt and More

Living Hope Church and Open Arms Christian Child Development will have a free Easter Egg Hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, a butterfly release, an Easter Puppet Show, a family brunch, Easter crafts and games for children, and an Easter Worship. Nursery care is provided from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for children ages two and under.

WHEN: Sunday, 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

WHERE: Living Hope Church and Open Arms Christian Child Development, 3450 Stilesboro Road NW, Kennesaw, 30152

INFO: Contact Joy Schubert at (770) 425-6726 or

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