Monday, December 5, 2011
Here is a roundup of highlights from Marietta and the surrounding area on Monday, Dec. 5.
Tea with Santa, Cinderella Brings Generations Together Video: The Holiday Season Starts with a Bang Holiday Lights at East Cobb Park Scenes from the Parade of Lights
Girls and boys came out to the historic Marlow House near Marietta Square to meet Santa and Cinderella and get into the holiday spirit.
Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents its third annual Christmas Tea with Santa Claus and Cinderella, offering a whimsical celebration at the historic Marlow House near Marietta Square. The first tea of the season was on Sunday. Additional teas will be held on Dec. 11, 17 and 18. Attendants enjoy a traditional tea menu with child-friendly sandwiches, holiday sweets, lemonade and more. The event lasts approximately one hour and includes story time and photos with Santa, a personal visit from Cinderella and a special gift for each child. The event began two seasons ago when the Atlanta Lyric Theatre presented "Cinderella" at the Strand. The event was held upstairs following performances. It was such a hit the Atlanta Lyric Theatre decided to …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Local school choruses, Mayor Steve Tumlin and his family, hundreds of Marietta residents and children vying for Santa's attention filled the Square Thursday.
Hundreds came out to Marietta Square to join Santa and Mrs. Claus for the kick-off to the holiday season with the Christmas Tree Lighting Thursday. Local school choruses, including Marietta Center for Advanced Academics and Sawyer Road Elementary, performed Christmas carols as children visited with Santa in the gazebo. The 35 foot Blue Spruce Christmas tree from North Carolina was donated by Big John’s Christmas Trees and had over 950 lights and ornaments. Over 5,000 lights decorated the tops of buildings in the Square and 1,200 luminaries scattered the grounds.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Here is a roundup of Christmas events in Marietta.
1. The Sanders Family Christmas at Theatre in the Square will run through Jan. 1. The perennial favorite holiday show has the sunny-voiced Sanders Family back just before the beginning of World War II. They're quirky, saintly and delightfully melodic as they interpret everybody's favorite bluegrass gospel music. Back for the 13th holiday season. Recommended for the entire family ages 10 and up. 2. The Artist Attic Holiday Show and Sale takes place at the Art Place Mountain View through Dec. 17. The event includes all hand made items by TAP students, instructors and staff. 3. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for the kick-off to the holiday season with the Christmas Tree Lighting, Thursday, Dec. 1. Festivities start at 5 p.m. in Glover Park in …