Santa Arrives at Town Center at Cobb
When: 6 p.m. today
Where: Town Center at Cobb, 400 Ernest W. Barrett Pkwy. NW, Kennesaw | Get directions
Why Go: There are so many reasons. There will be entertainment by Radio Disney and face painting. Live reindeer will escort Santa Claus to his holiday home at 7 p.m. The first 200 children who visit Santa will receive a special gift. And all guests will receive festive giveaways while supplies last.
Bentwater's Annual Holiday Shopping Event
When: 6:30 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: 3730 Cedarcrest Rd., Acworth | Get directions
Why Go: More than 30 vendors will have an array of gifts and handcrafted items for sale.
Price: Free, but be sure to bring money to support the vendors.
Day of the Dead at Village Taqueria
When: 7 p.m. today
Where: Lime Taqueria & Tequila Bar, 4600 West Village Place SE, Smyrna | Get directions
Why Go: Village Taqueria will celebrate a popular Mexican tradition, the Day of the Dead, with a night of great food, special cocktails and live mariachi music.
Fall Festival and Yard Sale
When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 3685 Nebo Rd., Dallas | Get directions
Why Go: The festival will feature a cake walk, pie judging contest, live music and more.
Price: Free. Food available for purchase.
Cobb GOP Breakfast
When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: Cobb GOP Headquarters, 799 Roswell St. Northeast, Marietta | Get directions
Why Go: Whie you enjoy a southern breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, biscuits, gravy, juice, and coffee, hear from Gov. Nathan Deal, who will be the keynote speaker.
Price: $10. Cash and checks will be accepted.
Fun Festival at Sacred Tapestry
When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Sacred Tapestry UMC, 3000 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta | Get directions
Why Go: There will be a car show, food, crafts and more.