The Weekender: Strandemonium, Marietta Zombie Walk and Fall Jonquil Festival

Across Cobb County, it will be hard to escape Halloween-themed events this weekend.


Driving Miss Daisy Fall Dinner Theatre Coffee/Dessert Show

When: 8 p.m. today and Saturday; 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Rd. | Get directions

Why Go: Who doesn't love this classic, which was made famous in the 1989 film adaptation starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman?

Price: Tickets for today's show cost $12. If you call 770-509-2700 and ask for the discount code, the rate drops to $10. Tickets for Sunday's show are $25 each. Buy tickets.


When: 8 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; and 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square NE | Get directions

Why Go: There will be music for people of all ages and blood types with classics such as “Monster Mash,” “Purple People Eater” and “Love Potion No. 9.” 

Price: $20. Buy tickets.


Smyrna Fall Jonquil Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Village Green, 200 Village Green Cir. | Get directions

Why Go: Eat and play with the whole family while knocking out some of your holiday shopping.

Price: Admission is free.

Marietta Zombie Walk

When: 5 p.m. Saturday. 

Where: Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square, 50 North Park Square NE | Get directions 

Why Go: Feel like you're a cast member of everyone's favorite AMC hit television series, The Walking Dead

Price: Free, but canned good donations for MUST Ministries are requested.

Halloween Celebration

When: 6 p.m. Saturday. 

Where: Town Center at Cobb, 400 Ernest W. Barrett Pkwy. NW | Get directions 

Why Go: Young ghouls and goblins can celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment.

Price: Free.

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